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  • Garden
  • Free WiFi
  • Balcony
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Luggage storage

Situated close to Mithymnas market, this great-value pension is named after the lover of famous Greek writer Stratis Myrivilis and offers magnificent panoramic views of the Aegean Sea. The Schoolmistress with the Golden Eyes is a family-run pension, in the heart of Mithymna, in Lesvos Island. It shares its name with the title of Stratis Myrivilis popular book and was once the home of its main character, Myrivilis lover Stella. Its location at the top end of Mithymnas cobbled street allows you to enjoy stunning panoramic views of the Aegean Sea, Molivos Bay and the port from your balcony. You are also close to Mithymnas vibrant market. Spend the day exploring the charming cobbled streets and visiting the local shops and taverns. In the evening, head back to The School Mistress with the Golden Eyes and relax with a drink on your balcony and enjoy your stunning scenery.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

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  • Greta
    Beautiful quaint hotel with a wonderful view over Molyvos and the sea! The owner was very friendly and helpful. The location is very good, with a small bakery in 2 min walking distance, 5 min to the beach, and 10 min to the harbour.
  • Zeynep
    The location is excellent at the heart of old town on a quite street. The hotel is named after the novel "Schoolmistress with the golden eyes" by the famous Greek author Mryvilis and was once home of its main character. Yorgos is a very accesible...
  • L
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Wonderful location right in the heart of the old town. The historical reference to the Greek novel The School Mistress With The Golden Eyes.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, we booked a studio at your place today. We are taking a boat from Ayvalik. Could you please let us know the easiest way to get to the hotel?Thanks

    Good morning, the easiest way is with taxi, the price is 65 euro. With bus is around 7 or 8 per person, but you have to walk from the bus station.
    Answered on 7 September 2022
  • yes i am still interested, i booked a double room in your hostel between 26-30 august.Please arrange us a seaview room. My reservation name is Yasemin

    OK, thanks.
    Answered on 18 August 2022
  • Is there a fridge in rooms we have a reservation today we want to buy feta cheese

    Hello, yes it has fridge in the room. About what time you will come?
    Answered on 8 September 2022
  • Hi. How are you? Can you tell me the size of the studio. I’m alone : will I have a studio with balcony? Is there a washing machine in the studio?

    Hello, for one person and a room is ok, washing machine I have a common you can use. Regards, Yorgos Chatzitheologou.
    Answered on 14 February 2023
  • Hi , I’m interested in your apartment. I’m booking for a month at march 21 and I would like a top floor apartment with a balcony. Is it possible?

    Hello, on the top floor i have only dooble rooms. Aprtment i have on the garden and one house next yo the rooms. Regards, Yorgos.
    Answered on 4 March 2023
  • Where can we park please Efcharistó

    The village have 5 parking places, all around the village in the village we don't have parking.
    Answered on 28 April 2023
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Property surroundings

Facilities of The Schoolmistress With The Golden Eyes, studios & rooms
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
No parking available.
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
  • Private bathroom
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Luggage storage
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Air conditioning
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • Greek
  • English

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

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From 14:00 to 00:00

You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.


From 07:00 to 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to apartment type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Cash The Schoolmistress With The Golden Eyes, studios & rooms accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 23:00 and 09:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Kindly note that the property does not have a 24-hour front desk.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

License number: 1140720

FAQs about The Schoolmistress With The Golden Eyes, studios & rooms

  • The Schoolmistress With The Golden Eyes, studios & rooms is 150 yards from the centre of Mithymna. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at The Schoolmistress With The Golden Eyes, studios & rooms may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The nearest beach is just 450 yards from The Schoolmistress With The Golden Eyes, studios & rooms. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at The Schoolmistress With The Golden Eyes, studios & rooms is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

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