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Francesco Plakiotis, Chora, Ios, Greece

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94%

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1172 Total Reviews
  • 94%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 99%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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97%

Everything was just amazing! If you are in Ios, you have to stay there! Perfect spot to begin the nightlife. To the beach it is just 20 min. by walk or 5 kin. with the bus.

  • 12th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

This is my fourth time staying at this hostel and it is absolutely amazing each time.


86%

I wouldn't want to stay in any other place on the island than Francesco's, it was amazing, so close to the bars and clubs and restaurants, as well as amazing views from the main communal area of the hostel. It is worth it getting an ensuite room as the alternative is walking through the communal area to shower and use the toilets. The staff here are really friendly and very helpful with pick-ups and drop-offs, and when booking activities to do on the island. Meet Jake the bartender too!

  • 7th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

A fantastic hostel! In the village and a very short stroll to the nightlife. Very quiet in the private rooms above the reception. Super clean and tidy and an absolutely wonderful family who runs the hostel. Extremely friendly and accommodating from the moment we arrived. They went above and beyond when they found out our group all caught stomach virus' even buying us medication from the pharmacy.

  • 6th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Awesome time in Francesco's. Definitely the place to stay in Ios.


100%

Francesco's was hands down the best hostel ive stayed at in my 3 months in Europe. The view was absolutely stunning, the location was right near all the clubs and pubs and the staff were incredibly nice. Maria will become your European mother and the rest of the staff also make you feel like family. Stay at Francesco's, you won't regret it!! The only negative is that the showers have no curtains so the bathroom floods.

  • 3rd Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

We just checked out of Francesco's and I couldn't wait to write a review to say how amazing this place is. The staff treat you like family. The rooms are clean and comfy. The atmosphere is relaxing with some beautiful views from the bar. Each arvo you're treated to the most wicked sunsets and every night you're taken to some awesome close by. We originally booked for one night and loved it so much we ended up staying for 4 nights! Special thanks to Maria for taking care of us!

  • 3rd Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Great hostel with good rooms in an excellent location. Really well run with transfers from the port in Ios and good assistance with things to do in Ios.


100%

Nothing bad to say! Atmosphere is awesome, view and location as well! The staff are great! For a family run place it's cool as! Right by all the bars


100%

Best hoste in Ios, staff are amazing and so kind, really clean and great atmosphere


97%

Dont let the fact that its a hostel fool you. Probably the best place we stayed in Greece. The location was great, very close to the bars and nightlife. The people staying at the hostel were awesome and very friendly! Made friends very quickly!

  • 30th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

Excellent location only a few minutes walk from the bar district, very social, good little pool and bar area where we met plenty of people. Only a 5 minute bus ride from the main beach which is amazing, and far out hotel that has huge day parties. Sunset from the bar at Franks is next level, everyone comes out and stares in silence. Staff were amazing. The Aussie bartender needs to learn how to smile. One criticism, 2 friends had drinks in their room and got kicked out, no warning at all.


94%

May stay at Francesco's was awesome. The location is perfect, just 2 minutes away from where all the nightlife takes part. During day just take the bus to the beach or stay at the pool area, easy. The staff is beyond, it feels like family, Maria and Elisabeth help you with everything. Just for the hostel did I came back to Ios. Great bar area, where everybody meets before going out, so easy to meet people. Thanks to Francesco's my stay in Ios was a blast and so ended up with 7 nights in total.


94%

Amazing place to stay, with a great atmosphere. Unbelievable views from the pool and common area, one of the best hostels I have stayed at. Only knock is that communal showers are in the same room as the communal toilets, so your showering next to a toilet. Besides that everything is perfect about the hostel, especially Franesco himself who is a ripping bloke!


100%

Must stay! Rooms were cleaned and beds made daily, perfect location Right near nightlife. Short walk or drive to beach. Great pool area with its own bar. The owners make you feel like family and so at home :) we were lucky enough to see a Greek festival with Francesco which added to the experience, iOS wouldn't have been the same if we had stayed anywhere else! Thankyou and well definitely be back again xxxx

  • 26th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Perfect location just around the corner from the main bars and clubs and a short bus ride to Far Out. Staff were very friendly and helpful and as a solo traveler, this was the perfect place to meet people. Great atmosphere in the bar before everyone heads out. I was in a small room with 3 beds that didn't have aircon but I was only there for sleeping so it was fine. Loved my stay here and would highly recommend!


100%

Our time at Francesco was so amazing that we went back there only 3 days later. The location is perfect: not in a crowded place but very close to the stores, bars and night places n easy to reach the beach. An amazing service, fantastic view and climate, and an incredible staff. The owners were very great and helpful to us, going far beyond what one could expect from any hostel helping even with personal issues, as they did with a lost bag that I had. I strongly recommend that you stay there!


97%

AMAZING !! So great to come back here !!


94%

Nice staff and amazing views!


100%

Very impressed with the staff, facilities and atmosphere. Also an excellent location for getting the bus to the main beach or going to town in the evening. Beautiful views from the pool and bar area. Hostel is run really efficiently. Also appreciated the little touches such as the cool glass on water on arrival. Only criticism would be the beds were a bit lumpy/spring but completely forgivable based on the rest of our experience staying at Francesco's.


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