Aethrio Hotel is a village within the village!
The Greek word Aethrio means Atrium, a closed and spacious converted inner courtyard.
Its dominant position in combination with the traditional hospitality promises to satisfy your expectations for an unforgettable stay in Santorini island.
Aethrio Hotel itself is a contrasting combination of old and new, existing side by side in perfect harmony with the traditional Cycladic style.
A traditional A’ class Hotel (specific local category, equivalent 3*), located in OIA, one of the most beautiful places of Greece, which is under special protection from UNESCO.
The romantic alleys and streets near the hotel are car-free, it is one of the most authentic neighborhoods of the village! A short path from the parking (and located only 100m from local bus and taxi station) to the hotel through colorful, romantic and small alleys. On the other hand: around the hotel, there are no cars to be found, no noise, and no exhaust. Only pure vacation, for body and soul.
Earlier the captains of large sailing ships lived in Oia and spent the three winter months here before they sailed out again to sea. Even today the large representative captains` houses tell about this epoch (one of the most beautiful is just in front of our entrance. In those days people also settled in cramped areas on the steep slopes leading to the Caldera. Due to this, unique architecture arose, which is selected as a subject by many artists and photographers, rich in form and color.
Aethrio hotel is the testimony of a long traditions. Captains and merchants, everywhere over the Aegean Sea, have established trade relations in countries including Egypt, Russia and Italy, whereby they brought many innovations back to Santorini. In 1928, on the present location of the AETHRIO HOTEL, was opened a sock and stocking weaving mill. The products (DAMSON) became world-famous due to high quality standards. After eventful years of historic, economic and political changes, owners built the AETHRIO HOTEL in the romantic restored walls of the weaving mill in 1992.
The AETHRIO HOTEL attaches great value to its family character and the Greek hospitality. You should feel at home here. Peace, relaxation, time for yourself, light and colors. Natural stones alternating with white spaces, structured by shadows.
From the airport (18km), follow the direction Messaria, Fira and Oia. From the port (20km), follow the direction Fira and Oia. Park in the free parking near the bus station and follow Aethrio indication.