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Villa Mary

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    Posted: 09 Aug 2012 at 2:29pm
Hi I'm new to this so please excuse any errors, We are due to fly out the first week in September staying at the Villa Mary, since booking a very bad review was posted do you know if things have improved? Can you tell me if any of the villas nearby provide meals for non residents. Thanks
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 Aug 2012 at 3:17pm
Hi,
I wouldn't worry about one bad review. There is always someone who will not be happy and is content to complain. Some people make a hobby of it. 
There are plenty of good reviews for this property. Smile
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 Aug 2012 at 5:15pm
Thanks Elliemay, I don't usually take notice but their has not been a single review since Dec 2011. Any advice as to where we can eat at the top of the hill. We are self catering but we never do!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 Aug 2012 at 5:22pm
There are members of this forum who have stayed at Villa Mary several times. I have never heard of any bad reports. Thumbs Up
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 Aug 2012 at 5:37pm
It was on tripadvisor I saw the review. Can anyone advise us on eating at the top of the hill,  from what I have read the hill is pretty steep and we don't want to be going up and down too many times a day.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 Aug 2012 at 9:39pm
Hi,
 
Most of the restaurants are on the road to the beach or the beach front so not really anything up by the Villa Mary although the Aloha might be an option. 
 
We haven't visited the village yet this year but I'm sure you'll have a fabulous time, the views up at the Villa Mary will be fantastic.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Aug 2012 at 1:02pm
Hi - we stayed at Villa Mary a couple of years ago (the basement twin room) and loved it. The views up there are breathtaking. No restaurants really up on the hill though (there is a supermarket almost opposite) - you do need to walk down into town (unless you have a hire car handy). We have only ever stayed up on the hill (to be away from the hussle & bussle) but walk down to the village for dinner each night. It's not that far and makes you work off your dinner! Difficult if you have mobility issues, but there's always taxis at the bottom of the hill.
Have a great time - I'm certain you will.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Aug 2012 at 1:32pm
Thanks all. Looking forward to exploring AG and surrounding villages, sounds wonderful and as long as there is a handy supermarket for basics will be no problemThumbs Up
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Aug 2012 at 3:31pm
For snacks at a very reasonable price there is Lido Sophia just a little down the hill. Exactly opposite is the Mini Mart outside Mazis Appartments, it's open ALL HOURS. Thumbs Up
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 Aug 2012 at 3:22pm
I'm not sure where Villa Mary is but as for the comments that there is nowhere to eat at the top of the hill, what about Steven's on the Hill? Is this the hill that's being referred to.  We got back from this hotel in the early hours of Tuesday morning and can highly recommend Steven's snacks and meals.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 Aug 2012 at 5:47pm
Wrong hill Shirley!! Villa Mary is almost at the top of the hill on the way to Sinarades...
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 Aug 2012 at 1:26pm
Ah, sorry.  I thought I'd read somewhere that Villa Mary was close to Stevens on the Hill. I know where you are now, having passed it whilst out and about on the quad bikes.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 Aug 2012 at 12:27pm
I enjoyed the Villa Mary although it was a few year back. I didn't find the hill too much of a problem and that was with a baby and toddler in toe. As has been mentioned, the views are great and a good opportunity to take some pics and there is a market right next to the property for your supplies. Enjoy your holiday and make the most of it as I'm sure you will love AG.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 Sep 2012 at 7:29pm
Hi All!
Have just returned from AG, I had a fabulous time as promised, Villa Mary was great, it is basic but we had no complaints the hill could be a problem in the future as I'm no young chicken but discovered an easier way down two days  before we left. Unfortunately it was a bit muddy as we suffered horrendous storms for a couple of days. Discovered Alobar restaurant on the beach wonderful food and service. We have intentions of returning in the future, thanks for all your information.Smile
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 Sep 2012 at 9:01pm
Thanks for the update Chrissyann - glad you had a nice time Tongue

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18 Sep 2012 at 11:46am
Would love to hear more of your holiday in A.G.  Sounds like you had a good time.  We love the village.  The last couple of times we stayed at Villa Sophia and hope to return next year.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18 Sep 2012 at 11:04pm
We were shown round the Villa Sophia and I was impressed by it and Sophia was so friendly, such a pretty garden! We wanted to explore more but it was too hot for anything energetic, we only managed to walk to the  North end of the beach and that was as it started to cool down just before the storms. Next time we plan on going in May so we can try walking to Pendati and Sinarades.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Sep 2012 at 2:02pm
Hi Chrissann,
  I am so pleased that you had a memorable holiday in Agios Gordios, the view from Villa Mary is spectacular. I first visited the resort 20 years ago and stayed at Mazis and have been hooked ever since. I also have stayed 3 times at Villa Sophia, that was in the days when it was just a single storey. The garden was just as beautiful then and Sophia used to dry Figs on the roof for winter use. I know that a member of Sophia's family has started a Facebook page for the apartments. 
 
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