Hotels in Sifnos come in several categories, the official rating system in Greece is:
- Lux (Cat. Lux), the general equivalent of a 5 star hotel.
- A' class (Cat. A'), the general equivalent of a 4 star hotel. [ 4* & 5* Hotels in Sifnos ]
- B' class (Cat. B'), the general equivalent of a 3 star hotel. [ 3* hotels in Sifnos ]
- C' class (Cat. C'), the general equivalent of a 2 star hotel. [ 2* hotels in Sifnos ]
A high proportion of the accommodation on Sifnos is comprised of Pensions, Studios, Apartments and Bed & Breakfast accommodation (country inns, family run guest houses and lodges as well as small resorts). For these types of accommodations a classification system using keys (from 1 to 4 keys) has been recently implemented by the Greek National Tourism Organization to categorise the various pensions, studios, houses, villas and apartments on Sifnos and in Greece in general. Meanwhile, Aegean Thesaurus Travel has used the anticipated "key" classification to categorise the various pensions, studios, houses, villas and apartments on Sifnos based on our assessment of quality and not that of any official or government body.
|Bed and Breakfast on Sifnos:||[ 4 ]||[ 3 ]||[ 2 ]|
|Apartments on Sifnos:||[ 4 ]||[ 3 ]||[ 2 ]||[ 1 ]|
|Studios on Sifnos:||[ 4 ]||[ 3 ]||[ 2 ]||[ 1 ]|
|Pensions/Guesthouses on Sifnos:||[ 3 ]||[ 2 ]||[ 1 ]|
|Houses & Villas on Sifnos:||[ 4 ]||[ 3 ]||[ 2 ]||[ 1 ]|
Where to Stay on Sifnos.
The island of Sifnos has several distinct towns and villages. The capital of Sifnos is Apollonia, and together with Artemonas is located in the centre of Sifnos. Apollonia has the most active nightlife on Sifnos while the village of Artemonas is quieter with some nice tavernas and Venetian architecture.
For accommodation near the beach, Kamares and Platy Yialos are the principal villages offering the greatest choice and levels of amenities in their respective areas. Kamares is also the port of Sifnos. Further beach accommodation can be found in the quieter areas of Faros, Vathi, Chrysopigi and Cheronisos.
A further alternative for accommodation can be found in Kastro, the first capital of Sifnos and a village with unique architecture. [ Hotels in Kastro ]
The rates for hotels in Sifnos can vary greatly from around 20 Euros per night for a double room at one of the budget C' class hotels to over 1000 Euros per night for a villa with private pool at a luxury hotel.
To assist you we have grouped together the hotels in Sifnos based on price.
(Here the term "hotel" includes all the different types of accommodation on Sifnos)
Please note: these are starting prices in low season for a standard double. The seasonal dates vary from one hotel to another so please contact us for the rates relevant for your dates of travel.
Getting the most from your stay on Sifnos
To assist you, we have published a Sifnos Island guide:
[ A Guide to Sifnos ], has information and pictures of the different villages of Sifnos plus a tourist guide on what to see and do while visiting the island.
Many people prefer the independence of renting a car. We are able to arrange for a specific car to be waiting at the port for your arrival: [ Car rental on Sifnos ], has information and prices of the vehicles available.
Finally we are also able to arrange tours and activities on Sifnos:
[ Tours on Sifnos ], has a selection of guided island walks and the opportunity to try some Greek cooking and Greek dancing lessons.