George Studios - (Accommodation in Skala)

Cath Cassia

My friend and I stayed here for two weeks in September,2015. We had ground floor studios numbers 1 and 2. The rooms are quite big and spacious but lack of lights over the mirror and a bathroom mirror at least 6ft up the wall did not make it easy for getting ready to go out at night. These rooms are quite dark too as only one window at the front to allow in light. My friend had studio 2 and on our first morning there she discovered a leak coming from above. It dripped down the wall and caused a puddle. It was reported to the owner and also to the rep but nothing was ever done. A plumber did appear but nothing was done. With only a couple of weeks till the end of the season we were'nt really surprised but if it had been dripping along electric wiring or into a socket it would have been really dangerous. Sheets and towels were changed three or four times during our holiday and the bins were emptied every other day. The hot water was hot all the time. There was never any lack of it. The studios are about a five minute walk from the town square and plenty of tavernas but there are two tavernas within 100 metres of the property,Apostolis..lovely meals at great prices is just two blocks away and Maki's which is really friendly with huge portions just round the corner. Skala was bigger than we expected with well equipped supermarkets and plenty of tourist shops.we got the bus to Poros and were the only passengers both ways !!!! The bus time table, again due to the time of year was a bit hit or miss. The only down side to Skala is the beach. It really is very pebbly..beach shoes are needed...and there is quite a deep shelf to get over to get into the water,which,once you are in , is quite clear. As I said earlier we were here at the end of the season and although new people were arriving many places were closing down..tavernas and snack bars where we had been one day had closed and were cleared out and locked up the next. Skala is a very nice place..if I was to return I'd go a little earlier in the year however I would probably find somewhere in Kefallnia with a sandy beach and visit for the day.