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This Gialos hotel is next to the port and a 10-minute walk from Gialos beach. It offers a terrace and a tour desk. Free Wi-Fi and free parking are available.

The simply furnished rooms at the Avra Pension have panoramic views over the Aegean Sea from their private balcony. They are air-conditioned and include an LCD TV and a fridge. Slippers and a hairdryer can be found in the private bathroom.

Guests can enjoy a homemade breakfast with a variety of homemade marmalades, fresh homemade bread, Ios thyme honey, fresh orange juice, Greek yogurt, local cheese, homemade cake, fresh fruits and organic eggs. The Avra also has a relaxing terrace furnished with comfortable couches.

The main bus stop is just 3 minutes on foot from the Pension.

This is our guests' favorite part of Ios Chora, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Avra Pension has been welcoming guests since Dec 1, 2010

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Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Ios Chora, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

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Free private parking available at the hotel


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  • The staff speaks English

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About Avra Pension

Welcoming guests since Dec 1, 2010

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  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?

    You can visit the closest beach to Avra Pension on foot, with a 10 minutes walk.

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    Answered on September 15, 2019
  • Is there a shuttle available to get to the closest beach nearby? What are the other transportation options?

    Yes, there is the local bus that goes to the closest beach, Yalos beach. The bus stop is 2 min on foot from the property. There are also taxi services available on the island.

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    Answered on September 15, 2019
  • Hello, I would like to book a room for 2-3 nights. is it possible to leave my bags somewhere until check in? im already in Ios. Jack

    Hello, you can leave your luggage at the reception, and if your room is free you can take check-in direktly. Regards. Katerina

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    Answered on October 5, 2021
  • Is there a kettle in the room?

    Hello, there is a kettle in the room. Thanks. Kterin

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    Asked about: Double or Twin Room • Answered on August 8, 2021
  • Hello there! We have a late ferry coming to IOS at 2 am on Oct 14th - can we somehow check in at that time?

    Hello, I will wait for you at the hotel. Regards. Katerina

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    Answered on October 12, 2021
  • Hello how long is it on foot to chora nightclubs and bars

    Hello,is it 20 minutes walking.Regards.Katerina

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    Answered on November 30, 2021
  • Do you have a room with 2 single beds available for tonight? Our ferry arrives around midnight. Would it be possible to check-in this late? Thanks

    There is availability for a room with single beds for tonight. We wait for you at the hotel. Regards. Katerina

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    Answered on June 23, 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Yialos Beach
    0.3 miles
  • Homer's Tomb
    3.5 miles
  • Psathi beach
    5.1 miles
  • Monastery of Agios Ioannis
    6.2 miles
  • Manganari Beach
    6.9 miles
  • Tris Klissies Beach
    7 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar ECHO
    0 miles
  • Restaurant ENIGMA
    0 miles
  • Restaurant AKROGIALI
    0.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Yialos Beach
    850 feet
  • Kolitsani Beach
    2,700 feet
  • Valmas Beach
    2,800 feet
  • Tzamaria Beach
    2,800 feet
  • Katsiveli Beach
    4,400 feet
Closest Airports
  • Paros National Airport
    21.5 miles
  • Santorini International Airport
    24.7 miles
  • Naxos Island National Airport
    25.4 miles
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Amenities of Avra Pension
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Beach
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Greek
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
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Sustainability initiatives

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House rules
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3:00 PM - 12:00 AM


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

Mastercard Visa Avra Pension accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that children up to 2 years old can be accommodated free of charge upon request.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Avra Pension of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Avra Pension

  • Check-in at Avra Pension is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from Avra Pension.

  • Guests staying at Avra Pension can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • À la carte

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Avra Pension (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Parking garage
    • Free parking

  • Avra Pension offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Beach

  • Avra Pension is 1,800 feet from the center of Ios Chora.

  • Room options at Avra Pension include:

    • Twin/Double

  • The prices at Avra Pension may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.