The 10 Best Hotels in Corfu

by Santorini Dave • Updated: November 5, 2018

Akrotiri Beach Hotel – Paleokastritsa

Located on Corfu’s verdant west coast, the Akrotiri Beach is the best resort in Paleokastritsa. All rooms have great sea views with private balconies and run from Classic to Premium to Superior rooms. The Panorama suite offers the best comfort with a king-size bed, separate lounge and desk and a huge 16 sq. m balcony. All rooms offer flat screen TVs, Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, safe and fridge and are decorated in attractive pastel and earth tones with wooden floors. Nearby Agia Triada beach has a diving centre and hotel-run Akron beach bar. The hotel boasts an expansive bar, its own swimming pool and pool bar area and enjoys stunning clifftop views. The in-house restaurant offers buffet breakfast and dinner with a great view. Hotel Phone: +30 2663041237

Bella Venezia – Corfu Town

The Bella Venezia is old-school, urban hospitality housed in a restored neo-Classical mansion. The hotel’s 30 rooms and one suite are designed and furbished with finesse in mind. Flat screen TVs, safes, Internet access, air conditioning and fridges are all standard features while each room offers exceptionally comfortable, orthopedically designed beds. The public and bar area resembles an old school European club with carved wooden ceilings, marble floors and upholstered chairs and armchairs and a piano for would-be players. An endless breakfast is offered in the garden gazebo and is considered a ‘speciality breakfast’ as the Bella Venezia is recognised as a Greek Breakfast Hotel by the Greek Chamber of Hotels. The hotel is a five-minute walk from the Old Town with its restaurants and cafés. Hotel Phone: +30 2661046500

Cavalieri Hotel – Corfu Town

The Cavalieri Hotel is a classical hotel in a restored 17th Century mansion a little less than a 10 minute walk from Corfu’s Old Town. Great for visitors who love a sense of privacy and exclusivity in an earlier word ambiance. Rooms run from Singles, Twin, Superior to Family and are all similarly decorated on soft earth and pastel hues with carpeted floors. Wi-Fi and satellite TV are available. Some have balconies, other look out onto the narrow alleyways of the Old Town. Sitting atop the hotel is an internationally renowned Rooftop Bar & Restaurant, ranked 13th in the world, with blissful views over to the fortress. Buffet breakfast is included in the accommodation price. Hotel Phone: +30 2661039283

Corfu Mare Hotel – Kefalomantouko (Corfu Town)

The Corfu Mare is a luxury, boutique hotel a 10-minute walk from the port and just 3km from Corfu Town. In the Summer, it operates as an adults-only hotel. Combining the best of resort comfort with urban proximity the hotel offers seven categories of rooms including rooms for wheelchair users. Rooms are airy and stylishly equipped with excellent bathrooms, balconies or terraces, Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs, minibar and tea/coffee makers. Jacuzzis are offered in superior suites. Add to that a relaxing bar and restaurant that utilises home-grown ingredients from the hotel’s garden. A pool and pool bar delivers drinks and snacks. Loungers and umbrellas are provided. This boutique resort additionally offers a gym, sauna and yoga classes. Hotel Phone: +30 2661031011

Corfu Palma Boutique Hotel – Dassia

A relaxing and welcoming oasis amidst the hustle and bustle of the Dassia beach scene. Rooms are modern and well equipped, comprising standard, superior and family rooms and superior suites and facilities include all the favourites: Wi-Fi, fridge, flat screen TV and large comfortable beds. All rooms have balconies. A bar and restaurant area dominates the front of the hotel while a palm tree ringed pool and bar at the rear with add-on Jacuzzi prove popular on hot days. The beach is a five-minute walk away, while excellent local tavernas are within walking distance. Hotel Phone: +30 2661093941

Daphnila Bay Dassia – Dassia

Part of the Grecotel luxury hotel chain this all-inclusive hotel sits on a hill on the Kommeno peninsula overlooking the sea and is an easy 12km drive from the airport. Accommodation consists of Guest Rooms and Bungalows, Family Rooms, Suites, and Villas. Befitting the standard, all rooms are bright and airy and open plan with an Ionian island décor style throughout. Armchairs, slim-line TVs, fridges and very comfortable large beds are standard and the more expensive rooms have balconies. Guests are fed from no less than seven restaurants, four bars, and a variety of snacking choices. Three adult pools, a splash pool, spa and hammam complement the all-inclusive theme. Hotel Phone: +30 2661090320

Hotel Corfu Palace – Corfu Town

One of the island’s original resorts this updated hotel resort occupies prime Corfu real estate on Garitsa bay, a fifteen-minute’s stroll from the centre of the Old Town. Oozing old school charm, the impressive building still welcomes discerning guests. Sleep in standard or superior rooms or a capacious suite all facing the sea. King size or twin beds are standard with plasma TVs well-stocked mini bars, music, Wi-Fi, safe and ample marble bathrooms are included. Four bars and restaurants keep you fed and watered. Offered sporting options include tennis, croquet, golf and … cricket. Dominating the hotel’s flank is a huge sea-water swimming pool in a garden setting, with loungers and parasols on offer. Gamblers can punt for a fortune at the hotel’s unique in-house Casino. Hotel Phone: +30 2661039485

Kastraki Epavlis – Barbati

This lovely accommodation option is not a hotel, but a luxurious home on a hillside that can cater for families or friends looking for heaven on a Greek island. Occupying four and a half acres of lush hillside 18km north of Corfu Town it enjoys perhaps the best views in Corfu. Comprising four bedrooms on different levels, a large communal lounge looking out onto a pool, a billiards/games room, a wood oven and BBQ area the whole villa is quite unique. There are hammocks and an outdoor Jacuzzi if that was not enough. It comes pre-stocked with food items, but it’s not far to local stores for additional and ongoing supplies. Shared between four couples the cost of renting your own villa is very reasonable. Owner’s Phone: +30 69732288249

Mayor Mon Repos Palace Art Hotel – Anemomylos (Corfu Town)

Mon Repos was an 18th Century villa out on the wooded Kanoni Peninsula while the Mon Repos Palace Art Hotel is a chic, boutique hotel overlooked by the Corfu windmill, 2km south of Corfu Town. Pitched at eclectic adults-only the hotel mixes the old world with the modern from its clubby reception area to its airy rooms some with sea views. Fridges, Wi-Fi, tea and coffee makers are par for the course while downstairs there’s a lounge and restaurant – the Passaggio Bistro – for guests. A small pool is located to the side of the hotel. A buffet breakfast in included in the room rate and you can rent a bike or take in a relaxing spa treat. Hotel Phone: +30 2661032783

Molfetta Beach Hotel – Gouvia

Molfetta Beach in Gouvia is home to the popular Molfetta Beach Hotel which occupies the prime position on the rather good, 8.5 km north of Corfu Town. All rooms are compact and cosy while there is one luxury suite – the Alcmene which has a Jacuzzi. Fridges, flat screen TVs and Wi-Fi are all included and some rooms have sea views. Breakfast is included in the deal. As part of the resort setting there’s a casual restaurant and cocktail bar on there’s live entertainment on some nights of the week. The beach is literally on your doorstep and the surrounding area lends itself to cycling. Hire bikes from the hotel. More restaurants are within a five-minute walk back up the beach access road. Hotel Phone: +30 2661091915

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