Despotiko hotel. Amazing experience, authentic hospitality.

Enjoy the peaceful, extraordinary atmosphere

A very beautiful and well preserved historic 18th century building with all facilities one needs. Its rooms are very nice having all the comforts a leisure traveler needs, spacious, high quality furniture and linen, fireplace, warming up the atmosphere comfortable, complimentary towels, nice veranda with wonderful views of Volos city and its bay. The renovated old building of the hotel has a special atmosphere! Excellent location to stroll around the village, well sized, hygienic pool, good breakfast, friendly and helpful staff.

  • Swimming pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Breakfast
  • Parking
  • Paschalis Art House
  • Makrinitsa old village
  • Virgin Mary of Portaria
  • Athanasakeion Archaeological Museum of Volos
  • Children Activities (Child / Family Friendly)

Payment options

Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro

Price per person:

€ 55 - 140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)


Village: Portaria
Distance to center: 0.56 Km.
Distance to beach: 12.8 Km.
Check in Time: 15:00
Check out Time: 13:00



Room Types:

Executive Twin, Family Room, Junior Suite, Standard Twin, Superior Twin, Triple Room

Additional Information:

For the trip suggestions we have hand-picked a small number of comfortable hotels, all of equal quality and service. They are generally charming properties which add significantly to your tour experience in this fascinating region.
The choice of accommodation during a suggested trip depends on the availability of the accommodations selected for that trip.


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Hotel “ DESPOTIKO” is located on Mountain Pelion, which is ideal for unique moments, in a mythical scenery of all and different times.

Housed in Tsopotos Mansion (18th century), being the first Egyptian-style building in Mt. Pelion, in the heart of Portaria. It is restored to perfection with a touch of whimsicality in the interior decor, coupled with all modern amenities and comforts but certainly respect for the history of the place. The rooms are both beautiful and comfortable.

It surrounds, along with another three wonderful complexes, the water fountain of PAPADIAMANTIS, where the ‘Kosmokalogeros’ (a monk in the world) got the inspiration for his novel “The Murderess”.

Maybe the book is inspired by rumours, one can sometimes hear folks going up and down the stairs.

The evergreen and mountainous landscapes together with the architecture of Mount Pelion are dominant here and create the perfect getaway from the daily routine. Waking up to the sound of Sunday morning church bells is, on the other hand, heavenly.

The drive up the hill can be a little unnerving at night but the final destination is entirely worth it. The view is breath-taking!

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