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The 14 Best Mykonos Hotels

Across all styles and price points 

When it comes to important travel decisions, deciding where to stay is a close second behind the fundamental question of where to go. When Journy trip designers are providing recommendations/hotel offers for travelers to Mykonos, they think holistically, with considerations for for neighborhood, type of accommodation, budget, services/features, and design/aesthetic.

  • Neighborhood
    Do you want to stay in the heart of Chora, Mykonos Town? Or do you prefer a tucked-away hotel off the beaten path? What about direct access to a beach vs a water taxi? Geographical proximity is an important factor to consider when thinking about what neighborhood best aligns with your tastes, preferences, and priorities.
  • Type of accommodation
    Are you traveling with kids and looking for an adjoining room? Do you want two rooms on the same floor? Would you mind dozing off in a Queen bed or are you a stickler about a King? When it comes to European hotels—especially small boutique or historic properties—you can't expect the same type of accommodations as traditional American hotels, so it's important to do your research.
  • Budget
    How much you want to spend per night (or per person, per night) is arguably the most important considering when deciding where to stay.
  • Services/features
    What are your non-negotiables when it comes to hospitality services and features? Free breakfast? Free wifi? Panoramic views of the Aegean? 
  • Design/aesthetic
    In your mind, is a hotel just a spot to catch some Zzzs, shower, scarf down breakfast, and head back out again? If so, the design and overall aesthetic of the property may not be as important of a consideration. But if you have plans to spend time around the hotel, maybe perch yourself in a corner to read or answer some emails, or head up to the rooftop restaurant for a pre-dinner drink, you may want to consider the vibe of the space—from minimalist decor with natural light streaming through large windows, to a cozy, more intimate art deco feel.

With these five considerations in mind, we've narrowed down a list of the best Mykonos hotels across various styles and price points. But remember, travel is personal. That's why Journy builds every itinerary (complete with hotels, restaurants, activities, and transportation) from scratch, every time.

1Vencia Boutique Hotel


Mykonos 846 00, Greece
Vencia Boutique Hotel is located just 10 minutes by foot from the center of Mykonos town, Chora. With panoramic views of the entire island from the veranda or balcony of its supremely comfortable rooms (all of which are fully renovated), Vencia is the perfect place to stay during your time on the "island of the winds." There's also an infinity pool and onsite Greek restaurant, Karavaki. 

COVID-19 precautionary measures: 
- Additional cleaning and disinfection procedures for rooms and public areas based on high-quality international hygiene standards 
- Complimentary sanitizing equipment throughout the property 
- Rearrangement of the hotel's public spaces to allow for social distancing 
- Fresh, purified water in the pool that's recycled on a regular basis 
- Modified check-in/check-out hours (3pm / 11am) to allow for ample time to sanitize rooms between guests

2Ilio Maris Hotel


Δεσποτικά, Μύκονος 846 00, Greece
Ilio Maris is situated squarely in the center of Mykonos island, just a stone's throw away from the iconic windmills. It was one of the first hotels to be built back in 1985 and, in 2010, was fully renovated to transform the property into the state-of-the-art, modern, luxurious hotel it is today. It's just 500m from the nearest beach, 3km from the new port, 1km from the old port, 150m from the central bus/taxi station, and 100m from Mykonos Town. 
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3Carbonaki Hotel Mykonos


23, Panachrantou St, Mikonos 846 00, Greece
Hotel Carbonaki is a family-run boutique hotel on the affordable side. It's located in a quiet corner of Mykonos town within walking distance from two main bus terminals that serve all major beaches, including Psarou, Super Paradise, Platis Gialos, and Sagios Sostis. Available to guests are car/motorbike rentals, massages upon request, a jacuzzi swimming pool, and beauty treatments upon request. Pet friendly. 

4Semeli Hotel Mykonos


Town, Mikonos 846 00, Greece
This 5-star hotel and spa is named after Zeus' beloved paramour, Semeli. In classic Aegean style, it features small whitewashed houses that contrast beautifully with the azure waters of the Aegean. Inside, it's decorated in a refined vintage style featuring traditional pieces by local craftsmen. 

Worth mentioning is the breakfast buffet (one of the best on the island), which has been prepared for the past 15 years by Popi and Katerina. On any given morning, you can expect to find handmade pies with local tyrovolia cheese, fresh Mykonian eggs, honey pies, freshly-squeezed juices, seasonal fruit, homemade breadsticks, local marmalades, and more. 

COVID-19 precautionary measures: 
- A new, 20-step disinfection protocol for rooms and communal spaces 
- Physical distancing measures implemented throughout the hotel 
- On-duty doctor for 24-hour medical coverage 
- Alcohol-based sanitizing stations in public areas 
- Protective barriers at the front desk 
- Contactless web check-in/check-out 
- Complimentary travel-sized hand sanitizer 
- Cash-free payment methods 
- Team member temperature checks 
- PPE for all team members 

5Petinos Hotel


Platis Gialos, Mikonos 846 00, Greece
Petinos is a fully-renovated hotel in the Cycladic architectural style. It's just a short bus ride from Mykonos Town, Chora, as well as the cosmopolitan Platis Gialos beach. You'll also be able to catch frequent water taxis to other beaches, such as Paradise, Super Paradise, Agrari, and Elia. The onsite restaurant, Blue Myth, dishes out Mediterranean classics on its open-air veranda. If you can, make a reservation for Wednesday or Sunday, which is when they put on special Greek "glendi" feast nights complete with dancing and singing. 

6Santa Marina


Ornos 846 00, Greece
Set on its own private beach, Santa Marina Mykonos offers up some of the best the island has to offer when it comes to exclusive luxury. There are just over 100 guest rooms and suites, along with 13 villas (with two to seven bedrooms). 

Build up a thirst with a trip to the lauded Ginkgo Spa, a dip in the Oasis pool, or an afternoon lounging on the beach, before retiring to the Buddha Bar for some well-deserved cocktails.

COVID-19 precautionary measures: 
- Additional cleaning and disinfecting protocols for high-touch items 
- Hand sanitizing stations installed at hotel entrances, front desks, elevator banks, and meeting spaces.
- Social distancing enforced via signage and partitions 
- Complimentary disinfecting wipes in every room 
- Contactless check-in, room access, and room service via a mobile app

7Cavo Tagoo Mykonos


Mykonos chora, Mikonos 846 00, Greece
Looking for a stay that’s just a little different? Then stay at Cavo Tagoo Mykonos, Greece's trendiest five-star hotel perched on a rocky hillside on the Mykonos outskirts.

Settle in by the sea in a minimalist waterfront villa, feel like you’re swimming in the Aegean Sea with your own saltwater infinity pool, and retire to the bar for a refreshing cocktail.

8Hermes Mykonos Hotel


Mykonos Town [Chora], Mikonos 846 00, Greece
This 5-star seaside retreat overlooking the azure waters of the Aegean sits just 5 minutes uphill from Mykonos town. The hotel's thoughtful architecture reflects traditional elements of the island's Greek culture. There is a relaxed atmosphere throughout, from the serene pool to the charming terrace. 

9Despotiko Hotel


Mikonos 846 00, Greece
Despotiko is a charming, family-run boutique hotel that has been around for just under 50 years. Its 40 rooms are outfitted with modern, vintage furniture and offer stunning views of the bay and courtyard. The environmentally-friendly outdoor swimming pool is the perfect spot to perch yourself for the day, after a buffet-style breakfast in the "bishop's house," a 200-year-old wing of the hotel that was formerly a mansion. 

10Petasos Town Hotel


Agiou Spiridonos 14, Mikonos 846 00, Greece
The newly-renovated Petasos Town Hotel is a majestic property that spans a private peninsula along the beaches of Platis Yialos and Psarou. It's located 3.5km from the city of Mykonos and 4km from the port. Small taxi boats leave regularly from Platis Yialos for nearby beaches, such as Paranga, Paradise, Super Paradise, Agrari, and Ella. 

11Grecotel Mykonos Blu


Psarou, Mikonos 846 00, Greece
Mykonos Blu encompasses a stunning group of whitewashed bungalows, suites, and private villas along Psarou beach. In addition to an infinity pool, there's indoor and outdoor hydro-massage bathtubs, private gardens, sunbathing terraces, and private gyms. Design-wise, no two rooms are the same, but they're all spacious, airy, and sun-drenched in the quintessential Mediterranean style. 

COVID-19 precautionary measures: 
- Personal protective equipment (PPE) worn by all hotel employees 
- Designated disinfection teams for each property 
- Private transfers exclusively arranged with partners abiding by strict hygiene protocols 
- Contactless check-in 
- Contactless payment options in restaurants and bars 
- Temperatures measured with touchless devices 
- No use of elevator required to reach your accommodation (rooms allocated only up to the second floor)
- Complimentary antiseptic, disinfectant, wipes, masks, and gloves 
- Systematic chlorination of pools (only outdoor pools are operating, not indoor) 

12Harmony Boutique Hotel-Mykonos Town


pros palaio limani, Mykonos Town 846 00, Greece
This is the first luxury boutique hotel along the old port of Mykonos. It boasts the classic architectural style of the island, with simple forms, Aegean white, natural materials, and earthly hues. Bustling in the peak summer season, Harmony Boutique Hotel is also a haven from September to April, when its heated rooms and smaller crowds allow you to experience the Cycladic fishing village's natural beauty in a distinctly different way. 

COVID-19 precautionary measures: 
- Additional cleaning and disinfecting protocols for high-touch items (front desk counter, elevators and elevator buttons, door handles, public bathrooms, room keys)
- COVID awareness training for all hotel associates 

13Bluetopia Suites


4, str. Agion Anargiron, Little Venice, Mikonos 846 00, Greece
Bluetopia Suites is located in the romantic neighborhood of Little Venice. Its simplistic rooms overlook the Aegean's infinite blue, along with stunning sunsets and the iconic Mykonian windmills. Housed in a newly-renovated building, Bluetopia epitomizes the best of Greek philoxenia (hospitality), especially when it comes to the breakfasts made with locally-sourced ingredients and served daily at your personal balcony. 

14Mykonos Ammos Hotel


Ornos 846 00, Greece
Ammos Hotel is a 5-star beachfront boutique hotel whose name celebrates the earthy white sand that fills the island's seashores. Renowned architects George Gavalas, John Mourikis, and Nikos Lykoudis are behind the property's Cycladic forms, curvy doorways, open-space lounges, and natural hues. There are 41 rooms and nine suites, some of which offer direct access to the beach, jacuzzi baths, and infinity views of the sea. The secluded spa is not to be missed. 

COVID-19 precautionary measures: 
- Contactless check-in/check-out 
- Modified check-in/check-out hours (3pm / 11am) to allow for ample time to sanitize rooms between guests
- Complimentary antiseptics and masks provided 
- Room cleaning service only provided upon request 
- Physical distancing measures implemented between restaurant tables and seats 
- Capacity regulations at the pool 
- Pool sunbeds sanitized before and after use by different guests 
- Mask mandates for all hotel employees 

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