A couple weeks ago Derik and I finally took a vacation together, and decided we wanted to get a little sun on our faces and wind in our hair, so we went to Greece. We spent a week sailing around the Saronic Islands with Medsailors, and then took a ferry to Mykonos to enjoy a couple days celebrating my birthday ( !!! how’s that for a birthday present). Derik was on the computer for hours looking for a great place to stay, stumbled upon Andronikos Hotel Mykonos online, and booked it right away.
Andronikos Hotel Mykonos Review
I am writing a review of the Andronikos Hotel not out of obligation (I was not asked in any way to promote their hotel, nor did I mention I had a travel blog to the staff), but because we had such a great stay. The hotel grounds are absolutely picture perfect, and even though I wasn’t ‘supposed’ to work, I couldn’t help but snap some pics while we were there!
We arrived in Mykonos via ferry very late in the evening (around 10pm) and were greeted at the ferry terminal by a member of the staff to take us up to the hotel. He, along with the hotel receptionist, were very friendly and polite from the second we arrived, even with it being the end of the day. We were also given free welcome drinks which was nice right before we headed off to bed!
The next two days at the Andronikos Hotel were a mirror of the first night: polite and helpful staff, high quality food and drink, and a spotless place to stay and relax. We found out the hotel was shutting down for winter the day after we left, and I honestly would have understood if they had to being prepping for the close, and may have even expected a little weariness in the staff after a long high-season, but as a guest I did not see either.
Overall, even though it is a 4-star boutique hotel on paper, I would give it 5-stars due to the staff, experience, food, and overall sense of relaxation (that’s all you need from a hotel/resort anyway right).
We booked a standard room, and I loved the minimalist white and grey decor, as well as the architecture of the room + bath. Our room had a garden view, but it was still pretty spectacular and nice to sit outside on the balcony in the morning and at sunset.
The bathroom was huge and came with a jacuzzi tub, shower with a couple different head attachments (including a rain shower head which is my all time favorite), and a nice selection of lotions, soaps, and gels to choose from. I only wish they had included bubbles for the bath, but I’ve heard bubbles and jacuzzis don’t mix well, so maybe that’s why they didn’t?
I didn’t take any photos of the enormous Greek salad or the beautiful tortellini dish Derik ordered at the Lady Finger Restaurant the night we arrived, but let me tell you, it hit the spot. We were also the only ones in the restaurant so late at night and felt like we got our own VIP service.
Our hotel booking came with breakfast every morning, and the buffet offered was incredible! Breads, meats, cheeses, fresh fruits and veggies, Greek salads, eggs, cereals…basically everything you could possible want they had it, and I was in heaven. Now that I’ve lived in Europe over six months, I can tell you that finding a proper breakfast buffet can be quite difficult, so when we do find one we go a little crazy!
Book this Accommodation if…
… you’re looking for the best of the best in Greek hospitality.
…tranquility and peace is an important aspect of your stay.
…you like the convenience of a bed, spa, gym, dining, and drinks all in one place.
…you haven’t tried a boutique hotel before! Less guests = better, friendlier service.