Fodor's Expert Review Doupiani House

Kastrakiou, Kastraki, Thessaly, 42200, Greece Fodor's Choice

A stay here means residing in a traditional stone-and-wood hotel set amid vineyards in the upper reaches of the idyllic village of Kastraki, where each room—with a luxurious carved double bed, oak floors, and closets—has a balcony with panoramic views of both Meteora and Kastraki. Vivacious owner Toula Nakis serves breakfast (local produce including homemade condiments) around the pergola in the large garden, which is perfumed with the scent of roses, jasmine, and honeysuckle. If you have enough stamina, you can walk to the monasteries from here; the hotel staff can put you in touch with co-owner Thanassis Nakis, if he is not around, and he will happily provide you with his excellent hand-drawn area hiking maps. For what's on offer here it's real value for money.

PROS

  • the staff have excellent knowledge of the area
  • ideal combo of comfort and tradition
  • excellent and helpful staff have extensive local knowledge
  • wonderful hearty breakfast

CONS

  • not all rooms have the stunning view of the monastaries (request in advance)
  • not all rooms have the stunning view of the monasteries
  • patchy Wi-Fi
  • a little out of the way, but close to the monasteries

QUICK FACTS

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Countryside
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HOTEL INFO

Phones: 24320-77555 | 24320-75326

HOTEL DETAILS

17 rooms
Rate Includes: Free breakfast

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