Rhodes alternative and exceptional hotels

Looking for a unique accommodation experience for your stay on Rhodes? We handpicked 10 + 1 of the most outstanding hotels on the island for your vacation, each unique on it's own way.

1. Astronomy Studios

If you fancy the option to have a look at the night sky for a change, or if you are a hobby astronomer, this place is for you. The scenic location that the Hipparchus observatory complex is housed, offers to its guests the privilege of tranquility close to nature and breathtaking scenery, bur more importantly you will find a fully equipped observatory to look into the skies. 

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2. Stone House in Malona

If you are looking for some mountain feeling without actually taking the mountains, this hotel is a good choice. Situated just 36 km from Rhodes Town, the Stone house in Malona features accommodation with access to a garden, barbecue facilities, as well as a 24-hour front desk. This apartment provides air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony.

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3. Traditional Stone House In Kalithies Village

This stylish and traditional 3-bedroom Greek Stone-house is perfect for families or a group of friends. You’ll feel the “Greek vibe” in this astonishing stone-house while relaxing and enjoying all the modern, luxurious amenities. It is only 2km away from the famous resort of Faliraki, and it has enough space to host up to 7 guests. The master suite and the upstairs loft-style bedroom are equipped with comfy double beds, and open bedroom close to the dining area has a third double bed, and at the living room, you’ll find a twin sofa bed, perfect for that additional guests.

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4. Elafos Hotel

For those who would prefer the mountain to the shore, Elafos hotel is located at the top Mt. Profitis Elias (630 m), near a small Byzantine Monastery with the same name. Surrounded by a large cedars, pine and cypresses forest of a unique beauty, the complex is mainly consisted from two buildings. Explore idyllic sceneries and green forests with secret paths and historical churches. Taste traditional Greek Cuisine, flavored Greek coffee and transform an ordinary day into a unique experience. The friendly environment of the hotel promises to fulfill all your expectations.

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5. Atavyros Hotel

The highest mountain on Rhodes gives its name to Hotel “Ataviros”. The hotel stands amidst the mountainside overlooking the oldest wine village of Rhodes between stone and nature. The large outdoor pool refreshes your vacation during the sunny summer months and the rooms built from the mountain stone are ideal to offer a homely and cozy atmosphere to the winter travelers. Throughout the year, Mount Attaviros offers ideal conditions for those who choose to discover the mountain by climbing, trekking or cycling between the sounds and scents of nature.

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6. Mojito Beach Rooms

On balconies overlooking the Aegean, the seven rooms share the same taste of elegance and style. Upon arrival you will be greeted with a Mojito welcome drink, which already set's the relaxing tone for the rest of your holiday. The seaside Mojito Beach Rooms are located on the stunning coastline of Lachania. The modern rooms offer air conditioning and free WiFi. The private bathroom is stocked with a shower. Delicious buffet breakfast. Guests may engage in activities such as horseback riding, hiking, cycling, diving and sailing. Modern telescopes are provided so as for guests to observe the starry sky. We also loved their beach bar.

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7. Filoxenia Villas

These two stunning, brand new, deluxe four bedroom sister Villas, with private heated pools are located in a peaceful location just between Gennadi and Lahania, 50m from the beach. The tasteful wooden partition ensures absolute privacy between the villas. Both villas are accessed from the main road and with parking space for several cars. Built on two levels, the open plan ground floor homes a relaxing lounge and a dining area, with patio doors leading out onto the spacious terrace and heated pool area where you can enjoy a cocktail or have some family fun, along with a stylish twin bedroom. The glorious Aegean Sea view provides a fantastic backdrop for each day and night spent enjoying the exquisite outdoor space, while the mountain view from the garden will be adored by all those mountain lovers.

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8. Gennadi Grand Resort

Gennadi Grand Resort is a modern and eco-friendly summer retreat that offers a tranquil holiday experience. On a peaceful hideaway by the sea surrounded by beautiful gardens with palm trees in total harmony with its surroundings, Gennadi Grand Resort is as beautiful as it is graceful. A 5-Star hotel that offers a series of amazing holiday accommodation choices. This superb resort focuses on comfort, ensuring a holistic experience that begins and ends with perfect facilities and services. The rooms and suites of Gennadi Grand Resort will welcome you with spacious open plan spaces, inviting décor, natural light; at the same time, the green roofs and flawless design create a refreshing and cool atmosphere that lowers the summer heat; in other words, perfection through simplicity!

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9. Elakati Luxury Boutique Hotel

"Enter as guests, leave as friends" is the motto of this hotel, and they surely live up to their promise. Elakati Luxury Boutique Hotel is the perfect place to experience true Greek Hospitality. It is an adults only (minimum age of 16 years) themed hotel located in the center of Rhodes, just a few minutes away from all shops, restaurants, bars and a walk away from one of the most beautiful and cosmopolitan beaches on the island of Rhodes, Elli Beach. As a themed hotel the architecture itself takes you on a whole other journey, where each level has a unique design with a theme that reflects the beauty and history of Rhodes.

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10. 10GR Hotel

The tourist lodge and Wine Bar 10.GR, within the walls of the Rhodes medieval city, is a small but luxurious hotel unit. Ten Ottoman domes, which are housed at the top of larger halls, were transformed into ten small, seductive and comfortable rooms that provide all the modern comforts. Ten great Greeks and Greek women who became myths and with their great work marked the cultural journey of the younger Greeks, they are "hosted" in the ten rooms of the accommodation.

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11. The Old Town House

This is by all means an impressive apartment within the very heart of the old town of Rhodes.
Built in the 12th century, this spacious apartment offers refreshingly successful styling that remains sympathetic to the age of the building. Inside this lovingly restored property you will find original beamed ceilings and arched stone walls - furnished comfortably with a mixture of antique furniture and contemporary pieces. It is ideal for those wishing to immerse themselves in what the old town has to offer. Suitable for couples or for up to 6 persons or 2 families The Old Town House is a rare opportunity to locate yourselves within the magical authentic surroundings of the old town - whilst at the same time enjoying much comfort and luxury within.

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