10 Budget Hotels In Santorini, Greece - Updated 2024

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Mia (Margarita)
Mia (Margarita) 
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You’ve probably dreamed of having your dream holiday at one of the most breathtaking places in the world. Santorini is composed of the islands of Thíra, Thirassiá, Asproníssi, Palea and Nea Kaméni and is best known for its caldera-edge clifftops. This crescent-shaped archipelago also surrounds the only active volcano center that has its crater in the sea.

Aside from its beaches and stunning views, the island is also very rich in history, culture and cuisine. You’d think you have to allot plenty of money for a trip to Santorini, but fret not, because here’s a list of budget hotels that will allow you to spend less and explore more:

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 21, 2024.

1. Babis Hotel (from USD 98)

On the inner side of Santorini, facing Tholos Naftilos, is the village of Karterados. From this point, the Babis Hotel is only a kilometer (.6 miles) away from Santorini’s capital, Fira. Perhaps the most budget-friendly hotel on this list, this 45 USD a night accommodation provides its guests with free breakfast and airport transfers.

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Babis Hotel

8.8 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Karterados
7.3 km (4.6 mi) from Akrotiri

Parking Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms

2. Villa Koronios (from USD 119)

Experience life in the heart of Fira, by staying at Villa Koronios. For an average of 88 USD per night, each room can accommodate up to three adults and one child under two years old. Rental of cots and bringing more than one child has their respective fees. After a bike around the town, guests may choose to spend time in the outdoor pool or the hot tub.

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Villa Koronios

Wifi Available

Address: Fira
7.72 km (4.8 mi) from Akrotiri

Parking Room service Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Dry cleaning Ironing service

3. Galatia Villas (from USD 136)

Along Main Stree, just 10 minutes from the town center is Galatia Villas. Their elegant and spacious rooms are surely a treat, priced at an average of 94 USD per night. Not only will you get a relaxing holiday, but an educational one, too. It is right next door to the Lignos Folklore Museum and even houses its very own library.

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Galatia Villas

8.2 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Main Street
8.45 km (5.3 mi) from Akrotiri

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms Free parking Internet services Safety deposit box

4. Smaragdi Hotel (from USD 77)

Further down south on Perissa is Perivolos, where the Smaragdi Hotel is situated. Some rooms have their own hot tubs and can accommodate up to five people at a time. Activities offered by the concierge include snorkeling, diving, and hiking. This place is perfect for families and children, especially with a playground and a library on the premises. Previous customers highly commend the enthusiastic and hospitable staff.

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Smaragdi Hotel This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Wifi Available

Address: Main Street
5.47 km (3.4 mi) from Akrotiri

Parking Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking

5. Hotel Eucalyptus (from USD 160)

Another hotel in Perissa is the Hotel Eucalyptus. Its white, minimalist interior creates a very clean and comforting vibe, especially ideal for a romantic getaway. Aside from being pet-friendly, free of charge, a great breakfast is also served in the rooms. Its strategic location makes it easily accessible to Thira Airport, Monolithos, as well as the town of Fira. While the establishment offers free parking, it sits across from a bus stop, should the need for public transportation arise.

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Hotel Eucalyptus

8.9 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Mesaria
6.78 km (4.3 mi) from Akrotiri

Parking Pets allowed Room service Terrace Non-smoking rooms Breakfast in the room Free parking Internet services

6. Kamarela Studios

Going back to Kamari, Kamarela Studios is located 50 meters (164 feet) from the black sandy beach. In case guests get tired of their private balcony views, they also have the option to enjoy the Greek sun, under the coconut parasols and beach chairs found in the garden. Should guests be in need of assistance, they provide airport and shuttle services for an additional cost.

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Kamarela Studios

Wifi Available

Address: Kamari
7.85 km (4.9 mi) from Akrotiri

Parking Room service Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms Breakfast in the room

7. Hotel Lodos (from USD 109)

Hotel Lodos is another one of the traditional Cycladic-inspired hotels in the area of Karterados, that provides quality service at a minimal cost. Aside from a plunge pool, it also has an outdoor pool, with its very own bar. As it is a short distance from Fira, it proves to be a lot more peaceful.

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Hotel Lodos

8.5 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Karterados
7.4 km (4.6 mi) from Akrotiri

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out

8. Artemis Village (from USD 98)

If you wish to get the most out of the Aegean Sea, then Artemis Village is the place to be. It is a very tourist-friendly hotel, as it provides its guests with free maps and assures them of the efficient modes of transportation and other itinerary needs. Children aren’t allowed in this hotel, which makes it perfect for couples and friends.

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Artemis Village

Wifi Available

Address: Beach
9.68 km (6.1 mi) from Akrotiri

Parking Room service Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms Free parking

9. Santa Irini Hotel (from USD 54)

This family-run hotel, which is only 400 meters (1312.3 feet) away from Perissa Beach can accommodate up to three people in each room. The rooms come complete with their very own balconies, with views overlooking either the pool or mountains, mini refrigerators and TVs. Children are welcome at this hotel, however, there is no space for extra beds.

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Santa Irini Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Main Street
5.52 km (3.5 mi) from Akrotiri

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out

10. Hotel Adonis (from USD 70)

A bit up north in Kamari is the Hotel Adonis, in arguably one of the best locations in the village. Although it doesn’t have its own restaurant, there are several bars and other establishments within walking distance. What it does have is its own tour desk and car hire service, that guests can avail of.

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Santorini on a Budget

So what are you waiting for? Get on your traveling pants and have a holiday just like in the movies, but at an affordable price!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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Mia Fortugaleza is a freelance theater actor and writer in the Philippines. She finds happiness and fulfillment in being able to explore the world to meet people of different cultures and...Read more

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