Where to Stay in Delphi

Greece › Best Delphi Hotels
Updated: February 13, 2024
By Santorini Dave

Our Favorite Hotels in Delphi

• 4-Star: Kastalia
• 3-Star: Arion
• For Families: Fedriades
• For Couples: Kastalia
• Best Views: Acropole
• Best Pool: Amalia
• Centrally Located: Olympic
• With Parking: Nidimos
• Near Bus Station: Leto
• Near Archaeological Site: Kastalia

Ancient stone pillars stand in sunset light against a mountain backdrop

The Sanctuary of Apollo at Ancient Delphi. The best place to stay near the archeological site and museum is Kastalia Boutique Hotel.

Delphi Basics

  • Delphi lacks a train station, but is easily reachable from Athens by bus. Daily buses to Delphi leave from KTEL Bus Station B: Liosion, roughly 15 minutes north of the city center by taxi. Tickets can be purchased online around 10 days prior to departure — recommended in peak season — or at the bus station. To ensure seating during summer, arrive early; a ticket doesn’t secure a seat on a full bus. The journey lasts about 3 hours and includes a 10-minute break.
  • Most Delphi hotels located along the town’s main streets offer only limited street parking. If traveling by car and staying in the town center, you may have to park just outside the main streets and walk in to your hotel. Nidimos Hotel is the only centrally-located hotel with private parking: an underground garage (first come, first serve) with e-vehicle charging stations.
  • If you’re visiting Delphi and have a car, you can also consider staying in a nearby town and driving in to see the archaeological site and museum. The best towns to stay near Delphi are Arachova, a picturesque mountain ski village on the slopes of Mount Parnassus (15-minute drive east), and Galaxidi, a charming and serene Neoclassical port village on the Corinthian Gulf (30-minute drive west).
  • Best Restaurants in Delphi: To Patriko Mas (great view and rustic cuisine), Taverna Vakhos (innovative local menu, great beer/wine/spirits, good for vegans & sensitive diets), and Souvlaki Dionisis (cheap and excellent gyros).
  • The best way to experience the Delphi archaeological site and museum is through a guided tour. For travelers staying nearby, the best private tour is by local tour guide Georgia Hasioti. The best day tour from Athens is through Ammon Express.
  • Booking.com is the best website for booking hotels in Delphi.

Staying in Delphi

Delphi is a compact and walkable town with most hotels, shops, and restaurants situated along two main parallel streets, offering stunning views of the olive groves in the Pleistos River Valley and the Gulf of Corinth. A few good hotels above the central area offer more privacy in a serene village setting. A few good hotels perched on the streets above the main area offer greater privacy in a serene village setting, but Delphi is a quaint town with little nightlife; restaurants and tavernas stay open late, but even the busiest parts of Delphi are quiet after hours. (For a livelier party scene, head to nearby Arachova, just a 10-minute drive away.) All hotels are conveniently close to dining, shopping, the bus station (including the Athens bus), Ancient Delphi, and the Delphi Archaeological Museum.

A row of flagpoles flying international flags sits above a beautiful valley.

Delphi’s eastern entrance. Most hotels in Delphi offer fantastic views to the Corinthian Gulf.

Map showing the locations of the best hotels in Delphi, Greece, as well as the archaeological sites and museum

9 Best Hotels in Delphi

1. Kastalia Boutique Hotel

White stone hotel with red roof, doorway, and window frames, amd with windowboxes full of cascading green plants
Hotel phone: +30 2265 082205
Excellent and centrally located 4-star boutique hotel with great views and a wonderful gourmet restaurant. Guest rooms are crisp and stylish, with several connecting options large enough to comfortably sleep a family of 5. An ample Greek breakfast buffet is served daily, which can be enjoyed indoors or on their spacious valley-view terrace. Located very close to the bus station and 10 minutes from the museum and archaeological site on foot.
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2. Amalia Hotel

Overhead view of a blue swimming pool on a hotel deck that looks out over green hills to the sea
Hotel phone: +30 2265 082101
Large modern hotel with fantastic views, an on-site restaurant, and the best swimming pool in Delphi. Guest rooms have private terraces or verandas, and the spacious lobby lounge features a central fireplace and panoramic vistas. Quiet hillside location with ample parking, a 5-minute walk from the shops and restaurants of central Delphi and a 20-minute walk of the archaeological site and museum.
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3. Acropole Hotel

Sidewalk seating and entryway of a pink stucco hotel with brown wooden doorway
Hotel phone: +30 2265 082675
Clean and comfortable central hotel with stunning views. Rooms sleep 1-3 people and are traditionally styled with timber ceilings, tiled floors, and balconies that look up into town or below to the valley. Common spaces have carved wood furnishings and a comfortable Old World vibe. Located one street below Delphi’s main thoroughfare, Acropole offers fantastic unobstructed views of the valley below.
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4. Fedriades Hotel

Modern, peach-colored hotel entryway with gold-lettered signage
Hotel phone: +30 2265 082370
Modern boutique hotel with a super central location. The on-site restaurant is cozy and elegant, with great views over the valley. Rooms are well-designed and stylish; many feature spa baths with panoramic vistas. Singles, doubles, triples, and quadruple rooms make this a good choice for families and mixed groups. Easy walking distance to everything in Delphi.
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5. Arion Hotel

Stone hotel front with wooden balconies
Hotel phone: +30 2265 082097
Cozy 3-star hotel perched up above Delphi’s main streets, with beautiful mountain and distant sea views. Guest rooms sleep 2-4 people and are spotlessly clean and contemporary-styled, with panoramic balconies. The reception area features a bar, fireplace, and breakfast area serving an excellent daily buffet. Quiet location that’s only a 5-minute walk to restaurants and shops, and a 20-minute walk to the museum and archaeological site.
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6. Nidimos Hotel

Front exterior of a modern hotel with balconies running the length of the building
Hotel phone: +30 2265 082056
Good views and good value at this simple, clean, and comfortable hotel on Delphi’s west end. Rooms are spacious and quiet, with great beds and balconies. The modern lobby offers daily breakfast and a 24-hour cafe/cocktail bar, and a 10-car underground parking garage features e-vehicle charging stations. Great walkable location across from one of Delphi’s best restaurants.
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7. Olympic Hotel

Hotel entrance with a motorcycle parked in front
Hotel phone: +30 2265 082793
Super central and pleasant 3-star hotel with singles, doubles, triples, and family rooms that comfortably sleep 4. Guest rooms are traditionally-styled and have fantastic views to the Gulf of Corinth. The cozy lobby includes a fireplace and bar. Daily breakfast buffet, walkable to everything.
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8. Hotel Leto

Pink hotel with balconies lining the front
Hotel phone: +30 2265 082302
Clean and comfortable family-run hotel near the Delphi bus station. Rooms sleep 2 to 4, with modern furnishings and comfortable beds. Tasteful common spaces include a lobby lounge bar, furnished rooftop view terrace, and breakfast room. Great walkable location near shops and restaurants, only a 2-minute walk to the bus station and a 10-minute walk to the museum.
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9. Kouros Hotel

Cream-colored stone hotel with wrought-iron balconies and an awning over the door
Hotel phone: +30 2265 082629
Good value, centrally-located hotel with rooftop view garden. Double, triple, and quadruple rooms are on the small side, but are clean and comfortable with good beds. Friendly staff, proximity to the sites, and a good breakfast buffet make this hotel a great budget option.
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