According to the legend, the son of the Attic hero Sounion was called "Sifnos". His name was given to this island. In another version, the name Sifnos came from the adjective "Sifnos" meaning empty, which refers to the ancient mining tunnels.
Most historians though, state that Sifnos was inhabited by the Pelasgians and later by the Phoenicians, the Leleges and the Cares. According to the myths these people were expelled by King Minos of Crete and settled in the Cyclades under his sons, as rulers.
Hotel Alexandros is one of the most vital hotels in Sifnos. This is because it is there for a long time, honoring the traditions of the island and its inhabitants. Hotel Alexandros is a family business that provides a familiar and friendly atmosphere that makes you relax and get rid of any notions you may have, taking you far away, to the Ancient Greek life.
The complex consists of about 50 rooms built on several levels and scattered in 6 buildings, giving the feeling of being in a small cycladic village, with traditional balconies, terraces and the blue-white of the Aegean.
In the lovely pool area you can enjoy cold dishes, salads, home-made deserts, a coffee or a drink and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere. Breakfast is unforgettable! Buffet on the terrace of the reception with the best view of Platis Gialos, with local delicacies, fruits, marmelade, delicious traditional pastries and more.
All external areas will impress you with its many elegant items. Many kserolithies (traditional dry stone walls), gardens always fragrant and beautiful and the general style of the hotel that merges with the landscape of Sifnos.
Apart from the services a hotel could offer, Alexandros Hotel offers a family atmosphere with utmost willingness to serve you. This is our special care that makes the most pivotal difference between a hotel as a business and a hotel as a service. They think that Sifnos is characterized not just as a tourist destination but as a place that above all has open-handedly received the love of the world, both visitors and residents.
Alexandros Hotel is in Platis Gialos of Sifnos island, just 150 meters from the best sandy beach of the island and 15km from the port, Kamares. The main way to visit it, is from the port of Piraeus, in Athens. What is more, there are some internal Cycladic connections with the other islands around, like Folegandros, Kimolos, Milos, Paros and Serifos.
The Hotel's facilities include two parking areas, a playground, a swimming-pool with sunbeds and umbrellas, a pool and snack bar, a reception, room-service, services of washing-machines, breakfast buffet, Fax, free wi-fi and on top of all a friendly personnel willing to serve you as good as it gets.
The room’s facilities of Alexandros Hotel include a telephone, music, satellite television, a mini-bar, air conditioning, hair-dryers, verandas or balconys with view to the sea, pool or the beautiful gardens of the hotel.
You can find available single, double, triple, quadruple, pentax and suites. All the hospitality you need!
Hotel Alexandros, a True Greek in Sifnos …
Published on Aug 28, 2013