Hydra has a number of small, charming hotels in restored 19th-century buildings. In addition to the following choices, you might try the 19-unit Hotel Greco, Kouloura (tel. 22980/53-200; fax 22980/53-511), in a former fishing-net factory in a quiet neighborhood; the 20-unit Misral Hotel (tel. 22980/52-509), a restored island home off the harbor; or the 27-unit Hotel Leto (www.letohydra.gr; tel. 22980/53-385), which is airy and bright, with large bedrooms, a garden courtyard, and one wheelchair-accessible room. If you're traveling with friends, you might investigate the Kiafa, once a 19th-century sea captain's mansion, now a boutique hotel with a pool, in the Historic Hotels of Europe group, that rents to groups of up to nine people (www.yadeshotels.gr; tel. 210/364-0441). In season, doubles start from 75€, with prices considerably higher on weekends and in August.

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