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Welcoming house in Medieval Town

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 14 nights


About the property

Next to the entrance of medieval city Gate St. Athanasius, in a pebbled alley th

Next to the entrance of medieval city Gate St. Athanasius, in a pebbled alley the Oikia Blue (Oikia is the Greek word for house) combines the traditional architecture of the Old Town, with the convenience of modern facilities.Full of character and charm, House in the Secret Garden is a pair of two-storey houses, Oikia Blue and Oikia Rosa, situated in a spacious garden into the Rhodes Medieval Town with all comforts needed to offer relaxing and memorable holidays.

The “oasis like” green and luscious garden with citrus trees, bougainvillea and other plants will help you to capture the magic essence of the Mediterranean atmosphere.

The high stone walls surrounding the garden offer privacy and tranquillity.

They are convenient for families with children of all ages or for friend’s holidays, a great place to hang out with the people you love.

The houses can be rented both together or each one individually.

Oikia Blue

Next to the entrance of medieval city Gate St. Athanasius, in a pebbled alley the Oikia Blue (Oikia is the Greek word for house) combines the traditional architecture of the Old Town, with the convenience of modern facilities.

The ground floor consists of a living - dining room fully furnished with air condition and ceiling fan, a bedroom with double bed and the wooden staircase to first floor. On a slightly higher level you will find the fully equipped kitchen with electric cooking range and oven, dishwasher, fridge freezer, toaster and coffee machine.

There is also a bath/shower with washing machine and the cosy sitting room with a sofa bed, flat screen TV, Sat, DVD player and ceiling fan. From there a patio door leads to the pleasant garden (shared with Oikia Rosa).

The large bitter orange tree with the built-in stone benches around is the right place for your breakfast in the morning shade. Tables and director's chairs complete the comfortable scene. Just a bit further along, the BBQ area is waiting for you.

On the first floor there is a bedroom with double bed, bedside tables and wardrobe, en-suite bathroom (WC &shower) and a beautiful terrace offering a panoramic view of historical medieval walls. It is equipped with sun beds and sun umbrella, an idyllic place for soaking up the sun or enjoying the night sky.

Oikia Blue can accommodate up to 5 people.

All rooms are painted in cheerful and vivid colours creating fabulous scenery. They have all necessary linen and towels.

There is complimentary wireless Internet and telephone (local calls).

Hot water supply is constant, powered by solar energy.

All windows and doors have insect protection net.

There are also ironing facilities, Fire extinguisher, First Aid Kit and a bicycle.

No cleaning service.

It is available on request a cot and a highchair for a baby.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About The Owner

Hi my name is Dora, I am Greek and also the owner of these two lovely “Houses in Secrete Garden”. I feel fortunate to live in a place like Medieval Rhodes town, where simply walking out the door can have the experience of the past but with a contemporary way. I love to travel and meet people.


Rhodes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

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Welcoming house in Medieval Town
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

Hidden gem of a house

  • 5 of 5

I think this house wins the prize for best entrance ever, hands down. Entry into the Old Town is via San Francisco Gate, across medieval fortifications and through old city walls - just beautiful and everything within very easy walking distance. House itself has been lovingly restored and maintained in a very pretty walled garden with fresh orange and lemon trees and remnants of original garden layout and architecture. Particularly loved airy master bedroom which opens onto large private terrace with sun loungers and table and chairs - ate up there a lot and really enjoyed rather eclectic view across Old Town (satellite dishes to medieval church remains). Property well stocked with useful things on arrival and nearest mini and supermarkets very close. Peaceful, comfortable, clean and Rosa and Dora could not have been more helpful before, during and after. Almost don't want to post this as means more people will know about this lovely place, but given how much we enjoy a castle and a crenellation, would feel bad if deprived others equally inclined. Just wonderful!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Schöner Urlaub in einem wunderbaren Haus

  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten die Chance, für zwei Wochen im Oktober noch nach etwas Sommer auf Rhodos zu schnappen. Eine Woche davon verbrachten wir in diesem liebenswerten Haus in der Altstadt von Rhodos.

Buchung und Übergabe waren absolut problemlos. Die Vermieterinnen sind ausgesprochen freundlich, nett und zuvorkommend. Weil das Haus nicht direkt mit dem Auto angefahren werden kann, hatten wir einen Treffpunkt vor den mittelalterlichen Mauern der Stadt vereinbart. Parkplätze findet man direkt vor den Stadtmauern (das war tatsächlich unproblematisch). Allerdings waren wir auch in der Nach-Saison vor Ort - wie das zwischen Juni und August aussieht, wissen wir nicht ;-)

Pünktlich auf die Minute war die Vermieterin da und begleitete uns zum Haus (und trug dabei noch den Koffer unserer Tochter...). Ein kleines Begrüßungspaket mit Kaffee, Tee, Gebäck, Wein und Früchten stand in der Küche bereit.

Das Haus selber liegt in einer ruhigen Seitenstraße, die nicht von Tages-Touristen frequentiert wird - die Entfernung zur Stadtmauer beträgt etwas unter 100 Meter. Das Haus ist liebevoll über zwei Etagen eingerichtet, im Erdgeschoss und im Obergeschoss gibt es jeweils zwei kleine Schlafzimmer. Auf beiden Etagen außerdem ein Duschbad nebst WC. Die Küche ist komplett und ausreichend eingerichtet, die meiste Zeit sind wir aber Essen gegangen... Im Obergeschoss gibt es eine schöne Dachterrasse zum Sonnen, im Erdgeschoss einen wunderschön angelegten Garten, der Schatten spendet (aber leider auch Mücken anlockt, Spray nicht vergessen...).

Restaurants, Cafes und Bars sind nur wenige Meter entfernt. Die Sehenswürdigkeiten der Altstadt von Rhodos sind schnell per Fuß errreicht.

Alles in allem: Eine klare Empfehlung, wer in der Stadt und trotzdem etwas abseits vom Trubel sein will.

Ach ja: Im Garten schauen auch einmal Katzen vorbei. Do not feed them ;-).

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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mooi huis mooie locatie

  • 5 of 5

goede locatie om de oude stad te bezoeken.

een leuke tuin en dakterras.

comfortabel en schoon huis.

Sympathieke verhuurster en dochter Rosa.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful domicil

  • 5 of 5

We were two weeks in the blue house and can only recommend it further!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Quiet oasis in the centre of Old Town

  • 5 of 5

Two houses in the old town near the St. Francis Gate where once in a week an open market takes place. The owner, Rosa, is a very gentile person and takes care of you. Very nice furnished, clean, friendly, sunny and practical with dishwasher, washing machine etc. Nice garden with lemon trees, flowers and barbecue. We will come again, sure!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Bellissima abitazione nuova ristrutturata da poco dentro al centro medievale. Non troppo lontana dalle mura diventa comoda visto che i parcheggi sono fuori ed a 2 minuti dal centro di Rodi.

Unico neo il vialetto che porta alla casa non è dei più belli ma è poca cosa se pensiamo all'enorme giardino che questa casa ha a disposizione.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Rhodes House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nightly Rate
Jul 15 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Final cleaning $57.64

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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