This was the worst experience of any trip in my life and I am retired. It was completely overcharged as the ferry was only $38.00. You are not told that the ferry takes about 8 hours each way. Also, you arrive too late for an island tour and leave too early for a bus tour the next day, since you have to check out of the hotel by noon. We were booked into a room costing only $35.00 a night. There was no hot water working when we arrived, the tv did not work, you had to prop a chair next to the refrigerator to keep it closed, the mattresses were very thin, the towels were stiff and they were prickly hard, and the only reason I give it one star is because the staff was very helpful. Mistakenly, I believed that I woud enjoy a nice room since I booked two other tours with viator in Athens covering three days. I checked the internet for room rates one day prior to the cruise using the four places listed from Viator. Since it was so low and the trip cost substantially more, I thought the room would be upgraded. I would not reccommend this trip to anyone. Santorini is a beautiful island and should NOT be experienced through Viator. It ruins the experience.
Note from Viator
Thank you for your feedback. We have added a fast-ferry option which is 5.5h so that more time can be spent in Santorini. Regarding the hotel we are working with the local supplier to improve the services provided.
Well thought out plan to combine the trips. Excellent presentations with a knowledgeable person on the bus. They even talked during drop off so if you were last you actually got more of a tour.
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