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Francesco Plakiotis, Chora, Ios, Greece

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94%

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1293 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 96%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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89%

The hostel was awesome, loved the vibe! Wasn't happy how a tourist got punched and then kicked out of the hostel because he was wearing a Lost Boy's singlet. Also, workers said they didnt know where Lost Boy's was to a new tourist because there bar is in competition with Lost Boy's. Also, shower was cold and weak and only had wifi in the bar and it was weak.

  • 26th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Our stay was excellent, only problem was that we had booked two singles in a room of 4 and ended up getting a private (which was more money) but happy in the end we got it. Staff were so awesome, picked us up, Definately stay here! so worth it!

  • 24th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

loved my stay here. the atmosphere is so conducive to meeting new people and they do a great job of creating a sense of community. offer rides from the port which is nice because it would be quite difficult to find on your own. walking distance to beaches. great location for going out at night. very friendly staff. great experience. definitely recommend.


100%

Great atmosphere, amazingly run by the family who are very welcoming and easy to talk to! Close to the night clubs! Would recommend over FarOut as after the pool parties you head out and too get back to FarOut no buses after a certain time you need to walk 30 mins! Efharisto I had a great time :) Justin x


100%

Damn !! What a place !! I really didnt want to leave the place at all ! The whole staff is like a small family that works togedr and they even made me feel like a part of them Theres a look a like of Arya stark there too !! Elizabeth and Stergios ull r so gud ! Nice pool, wifi , very friendly atmosphere ! Everynite ppl at hostel meet up at go barcrawling I think Francescos wud b one main reason if i get a chance to visit IOS again !!


89%

The hostel was one of the best I have stayed in regarding the atmosphere- planned drinks at the bar every night at 10:30pm and staff really engaging helping everyone to get to know each other and then taking us all out in a group. The only thing that was disapointing was realising that there was no wifi in the rooms and then being told that the only wifi in the common area is turned off at 12:00pm every night!!! Not happy !!! Other than this I have to say it was a great hostel

  • 22nd Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Great location, cool vibes. I booked into a 6 person dorm room but was upgraded to a twin hotel room to myself which was nice with aircon. Staff are friendly and very accommodating


89%

I think it's the best hostel I've ever stayed. The staff is really helpful and friendly,everything was clean,there are lockers where you can put your stuff for free..and great atmosphere! I would definitely come back.


94%

Francesco's is super well run. Totally recommend it (unless you are in search of a quiet, romantic place - this one is loud and lively).


97%

Great stay at Francesco's. Perfect place for student/ young travellers! Everything was beyond expectations of a hostel. My only recommendation is that they improve then wifi services around the hostel during high times.

  • 14th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

this is a great hostel.its so easy to meet new people,the staff are helpful and the location is great.sure what more do you want?


100%

Great hostel, very friendly informative staff and relaxed atmosphere!


80%

It was a great hostel to stay at. Great views looking over ios. The wifi was only around the pool area, which is not necessarily a bad thing because mean people have to interact but if you wanted to sort stuff out for after you'd have to sit there with all your cards and stuff. Nothing to complain about and the staff were awesome as well


83%

Great hostel if your looking for a good days sleep after a long night of partying. A little far from the beach but close to the clubs. Nice pool area


83%

Really enjoyed Francesco's, incredible view from the bar and pool! Great party place


97%

IOS you beauty. Francesco's has been by far the best place I've stayed at on my Europe trip. The staff was beautiful. The atmosphere was incredible. Free shots before we go out and a complimentary bar crawl on arrival. 2 minute walk into the best nightclubs and bars. It was a fantastic stay. The rooms were clean and standard but we never wanted to spend any time in them because we were having too much fun with the staff and people we had met at the hostel. The pool was a bonus and I reccomend

  • 9th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

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  • 8th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

We really enjoyed our time at this hostel! It was great for meeting people, has a really nice pool, and great location situated near all the bars and restaurants. The hostel provided free pick up and drop off from the port and also free welcome shots! The owner, Francesco, is so sweet and tried to help me find a swimsuit I lost. We wish we booked well in advance for a private room, because the public bathroom was not very nice. Also the hostel is on a hill so keep in mind for luggage.


100%

Amazing place to stay close to all the bars. Felt like I wa sstaying in a little villa. Staff very friendly lots of people and very clean ! Did not disappoint


74%

Great atmosphere. Great for solo traveller to meet with others. Would definitely stay again!


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