The hotel is just a short walk from the main bar and shopping area. However, mid April is low season with many establishments yet to be up and running. However we (2 adults & 14 years old son) had very enjoyable stay. Regular bus service to Lindos and Rhodes town available at nearby bus stops. Dino and Kikie were most hospitable and very friendly and helpful and I believe provide very good and clean premises at a very affordable price that compared favourably with other bars and restaurants in the locality. We can only provide positive feedback against staff (family), rooms, food and service. If there is anything you require just ask for it and they shall provide a solution whether it is bus timetables, maps, a walking stick (don't ask), lifts to the beaches that were further up the coast. We had a great time and hope to return but will pick high season next time. A special mention for their Easter fish meal, superb and great tasting Greek food and we enjoyed playing a small part in their family traditional meals. It proved perfect for our requirements.
Alec from Cambridge
On the island of Rhodes, in the city of Faliraki, in Greece lies the Lyristis Studios . This budget accommodation in Greece …More
We chose Vivian Studios for the reviews and for the location, we were not disappointed. The studios are well located not far from Rhodes Town but far enough that you feel part of the local community which was wonderful. The room was light, clean and had a little sunny balcony perfect to sit out on and watch the sun come up and the people go about their daily lives. I especially loved the songs coming from the monks on Filerimos on the Sunday morning. Vivian and Irene were welcoming and attentive. I loved sitting with an expresso in the shade of a lilac tree in the small courtyard and hearing all about Rodos from Irene. Self catering was easy as the Super Market and Bakery is just across the street and unbelievably cheap. Cooking was a bit of a challenge as there is only a two ring hob but we still managed eggs and bacon on most mornings and you can eat out at the local Tavernas each evening which was wonderful. We will definitely be returning to Rhodes and to Vivian studios hopefully very soon. I can highly recommend.
I have just returned from a week at the Pandora. It is a small and quiet apartment block, only ten rooms. The accommodation is basic but very clean. The pool and garden area were a delight, especially the fragrant jasmine as you walked through the gate. Michalis was very attentive and nothing was too much trouble. The breakfasts were good value and lots of different things to eat, including fruit.
The Pandora is in a great location, not far from the beach, some nice restaurants and a short walk into resorts in either direction. For me, the bus route into Rhodes town was a bonus, reasonable fare and frequent service so you could travel to the east side of the island quite easily.
I would recommend the Pandora.
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