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Francesco Plakiotis, Chora, Ios, Greece

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94%

Rating
1372 Total Reviews
  • 94%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 97%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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94%

Had a great stay! Perfect location and the staff are great!


97%

LOVED this hostel! Security boxes available in reception and key entry into rooms. Location is fantastic - within the main town so you have access to all bars/clubs. Two bus stops to the main beach. Beautiful sunset view from the terrace. Staff is super friendly and so helpful, always smiling and stop to say hello to you. The atmosphere is amazing - everyone gathers for drinks and goes out together. Rooms are cleaned daily with sheets changed. Would highly recommend.


94%

Great hostel located in a perfect location. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the free transfers to and from the ferry were great. The hostel is clean and the pool and bar area is pretty special with an amazing view over Ios. The only negative would be that the shower pressure was pretty bad but we absolutely loved out stay at Francescos :)

  • 13th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Another excellent stay at Francesco's,all staff were very friendly and made you feel at home. From the free transfer from the port at the beginning to the free transfer at the end of our stay everyone try to make you day easier. We were even given an upgrade because a better room was available. The whole hostel has the best views of IOS, 2 minutes walk from the main bars and old town yet the hostel is very peaceful. Also I totally recommend the yogurt, honey, muesli and fruit breakfast.


97%

This place is great for those that intend to party on the Ios island (the island itself is mainly for partying and site seeing). Greatly located on an adjoining street to the main "party" road, this hostel has one of the best views on the island from the pool and bar. The Internet is practically not there but they have a computer you can use that works slightly better.

  • 11th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


43%

Certain staff members were very rude and hostile. One guy from New Zealand especially.


100%

Absolutely loved staying here! Such a good group of people! Staff we amazing! Air con was perfect and lovely clean rooms. The pool was good and so close to the clubs and bars! We were so sad to leave and three nights definitely wasn't enough, I will be back again next year for at least a week. I highly recommend you staying here, if I had to be picky and find a fault it would be that the wifi didn't reach our room because we were upstairs, but we didn't care because we were having too much fun!


100%

The staff go out of there way to help you and make your stay as enjoying and will recommend Francesco to everyone who is going to Ios


100%

Without doubt my favourite place in the world!! Francescos is more like a hotel with the best staff you could ask for! Location / security / cleanliness is all excellent. Best place to meet people - everyone is so friendly and Francescos accommodates for everyone's needs! Francesco, Maria, Elizabeth, Drew, Jake and the rest of the team- I can't thank you enough for everything! Will definitely be back! :) Robyn (Australia)


100%

Loved the bar staff and also the party scene in the evenings. Absolutely had the time of my life.

  • 6th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Great place! Francesco and Maria really know how to run a hostel & hotel they provide great hospitality and great services for all! This hostel provides a lot of fun and great if your traveling alone very easy to meet people! Thank You!!!!!


100%

Have stayed here twice now, love thus place. If im ever back in ios i will definitely be back here!

  • 5th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Only complaint is the wifi. The wifi is the worst!! It is so bad that turtles can't use it, and that I had to go to Pleasure to get very good wifi. Therefore, get better wifi. This is 2015. The drinks are expensive enough so you can afford high speed internet.

  • 5th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

great hostel to party. superb location and nice pool.


100%

Good place to meet people. Very social atmosphere. Amazing 5 star view of ios.


94%

Friendly helpful staff. Would definitely recommend and stay again!

  • 2nd Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

This hostel was perfect for what I wanted the staff were lovely and the atmosphere was awesome I found it very easy to make friends as they arrange daily pub crawls, however the wifi only worked in the restaurant and the room did not have enough power points, I recommend this hostel only if you you like to party.


100%

Love Franchesco's, the facilities are great, perfect location and the staff are fabulous!! Will absolutely stay again.


94%

Good location and value for money. Nice facilities and decent hosts. Wouldn't rush back but still recommend.


100%

You must stay at Francescos! If you like to party, socialise or are travelling solo this is the perfect place for you because there is a communal bar area where everyone meets up to drink before you go out to the bars and the atmosphere at Francescos is super social! Book it!


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