Hotel Vanilla  

The chilled-out Hotel Vanilla comes with its own little pool. Plus, the sandy beach is just a short walk away.

The Vanilla has landed a prime postcode. Just a few minutes’ walk gets you to shops and restaurants, plus a sandy beach. Not only that, Mykonos Town is a 5-minute taxi ride away.

This bijou, whitewashed hotel comes with a curving pool and comfortable sunloungers. The lobby bar provides drinks, while the buffet breakfast is a mix of cooked and Continental.

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Based on 120 reviews

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  • 2Floors
  • 25Rooms

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Bed and Breakfast

Buffet breakfast.

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Outdoor pool

The pool offers crystal clear waters that cool you down in an instant. There are sunbeds on the terrace and if you need a pool towel then you'll be able to buy them from reception.

Buffet breakfast*

You can expect traditional Greek breakfasts that you'll be able to help yourself to. Food such as cheeses, meats, fresh fruit, bread, pastries, jams and juices.

Lobby bar*

You'll be able to order soft and hot drinks throughout the day.

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twin room with garden view

Twin room with garden view sleeps 3 with 3 single beds.

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Nice place to stay

We just came back from Greek Islands trip. Overall trip was wonderful. We stayed in Venus Vanilla hotel, Ornos, Mikonos. Hotel is clean, cozy and homey. Close to beautiful Ornos beaches and restaurants. Staff is very friendly and helpful, especially reception desk workers. Jenny at reception desk is very nice and cheerful person, helped with all questions. Valera, night shift receptionist gave us all useful information about Mikonos. Roman was always very friendly.More

Ala A, Chicago, Illinois

Location almost makes up for the hotel...

The hotel had a nice staff - helpful if you ask for anything. Public areas were great - the pool was beautiful and the lobby was relaxing. They had free wi-fi in the rooms and public areas. It was about a 5-minute walk to the beach (you have to pay to use the beach chairs on Ornos Beach) where there are plenty of restaurants, some shopping and an ATM machine. There is also a bus stop about 3 minutes away where you can catch a bus into Mykonos Town. That's about it for the pros... Now the cons... The rooms were "girl-scout camp" style. Wooden framed twin beds with a 4-inch thick mattress. The pillows were flatter than I've ever seen a pillow. (A folded up twin sheet would have been thicker!) The shower was about 2 1/2 feet square with a curtain that clung to your body and a shower head that you had to hold the whole time. Breakfast was the same each day and had about 5 items available. Not much selection. The hallways were very noisy when people returned from the bars at night. We were on the pool-side which was quieter than the rooms overlooking the street.More

Grwhitenight, Hoboken, New Jersey

Lovely place - amazing time!

I booked this hotel really cheap through, I just needed a nice relaxing break from work and been wanting to visit Mykonos for ages. The hotel was beautiful and very clean, I wasn't expecting much so was pleasantly suprized! The buffet breakfast was rubbish but to be honest I'm not a big breakfast person so suited me fine, if your expecting a big buffet you will be disappointed. The bar and snack bar wasn't open while we were there which didn't bother us but it was bit of walk to actually find some where to eat at night. we took a sandwich toaster and travel kettle with us and got some bits and bobs from local supermarket, there's fridge in your room so you don't have to worry about milk or butter going off. staff were very friendly and helpful, the only down point i have is its so noisy, not from bars or music, from people coming and going in middle of night, others guest don't seem to care about people sleeping - they quite happily shout, scream, slam doors and i'm not talking about 10 / 11 at night its 4 / 5 in morning. pool was lovely, bit cold lol but nice and refreshing and the jacuzzi was a bonus! All in all i had an awesome relaxing holiday which was what i was after. will be returning!More

achampken, Telford, United Kingdom

Clean, Pretty Hotel Close to Beach

We booked this hotel as part of a tour and it definitely met our needs. Unlike the experience other reviewers had, we found the staff to be helpful and professional. The rooms were very clean and the pool area and main areas of the hotel were very nice. It was a 5 minute walk to Ornos beach which was lovely and quiet when we were there in late September. The bus stop to Mykonos town was less than a block away or it was about a 30 minute walk to Mykonos town on a fairly busy road. There is a local supermarket, AB Market and a great bakery right next to the market within one block of the hotel. Alekas, the best restaurant we ate at on our 2 week trip to Greece is only a 10 minute walk from the hotel. The hotel serves a very good breakfast which included scrambled eggs and good coffee. Rooms included a hair dryer, safe and free wifi for an added bonus. The only cons for us were the location is off of a busy road (but the rooms were still quiet) and there is no view.More

StandringTravelers, Burien, Washington

Good base for Mykonos.

This was our first hotel while island hopping, and we stayed five nights to get into the holiday mood, and explore a bit of Mykonos. A short taxi ride from the airport, easy check-in, and we were off and running. The room was small but adequate, everything we needed. The beach is a 5 minute walk away, and Mykonos Town 30 minutes around the coast road, or a 10 minute bus ride ( the road is unlit at night). There is a bar next door frequented mostly by locals, but they made us welcome when we visited. There is also a bar in the hotel, but it was empty most nights, as it was end of season presumably, and we wanted a bit more atmosphere. You can also walk to the 'Shirley Valentine' Beach in 20 minutes, but it's not worth the effort, very tarted-up and commercialised (not an egg and chips in sight). Vanilla is an economical choice, small, friendly hotel, good filling breakfasts, and friendly, helpful staff. That was our experience, and we didn't hear anyone else complaining while we were there.More

Bruce H, Morecambe, United Kingdom

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