This small hotel with a great caldera view is just steps from the buzz of Fira. Keep in mind that those steps are up and down Aigialos's cliff side. The units—some with one, others with two bedrooms—have a good deal of dark wood furniture and marble-topped tables are intended to recreate the mood of traditional Santorinian townhouses, although the farmhouse-style quilts in some rooms come as a surprise. The Aigialos has all the mod cons, satellite TV, and good-sized bathrooms. The houses cluster around a (surprisingly small) pool and there are several Jacuzzis. Since some units share a garden or veranda, be sure to ask for a unit with its own garden or veranda. Guests here usually value the Aigialos' quiet location, but, as in most hotels where guests are in fairly close quarters, the scene can be noisy when there is a large group in residence. The buffet breakfasts come with fresh local ingredients and service is attentive. There is also in-house lunch and dinner service. Guests 60 and older may receive 10 percent off lunch and dinner prices and the fourth night's room rate is priced at the guest's birth year; for example, someone born in 1951 would pay €51 for the fourth night.