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10 Best Hotels in Kefalonia
Kefalonia Grand Hotel • Argostoli
In a prime position on Argostoli’s busy waterfront, the Kefalonia Grand is chic and stylish. Rooms are compact and comfortable, outfitted in a modern, simplistic style; many with balconies with views of the water. Wi-Fi works well, and the lobby is airy and welcoming, with friendly reception always on hand to help. Only a fifteen-minute drive from Lassi Beach. An ample buffet breakfast – with à-la-Carte options – is served in the sunny indoor/outdoor streetside restaurant.
Hotel Phone: +30 2671024981
Alley Boutique Hotel and Spa • Argostoli
The elegant Alley Hotel is just off the main Argostoli waterfront, ideally placed for the island capital’s best restaurants, cafés, and nightlife, and only a 15-minute drive to the beach. The 29 rooms come in four sizes: standard or deluxe doubles, plus two-bedroom suites and a deluxe loft suite. All feature soothing pastel décor, marble bathrooms, writing desk, satellite and cable TV, aircon, and Wi-Fi – along with a complimentary bottle of wine. The huge top floor loft suite has a large balcony with stunning harbor views.
Hotel Phone: +30 2671025115
Thalassa Boutique Hotel • Lassi
Overlooking magnificent Lassi bay, Thalassa Boutique Hotel offers a quieter experience than a bustling family resort. Thalassa enjoys wonderful hilltop views, with ample green, palm-tree studded gardens built around a relaxing pool. Nine room types are available, from 28 sqm standard sea view rooms to the 32 sqm ‘White Suite’ with panoramic views. All are tastefully decorated, with aircon, large and comfortable beds, TV, fridge, and coffee or tea-making facilities. Very close to the airport and Argostoli; one of the best locations on the island.
Hotel Phone: +30 2671027081
Mediterranée Hotel • Lassi
This swanky 4-star, 227-room hotel is located in the sparkling water of Lassi bay, just a short drive from Argostoli town. Occupying a prime stretch of coastline, the Mediterranée has its own beach plus a grand pool. Tastefully decorated rooms are garden or sea view; plusher junior or regular suites offer coffeemakers, satellite TV service, and refrigerators. Breakfast and dinner are served in the large main restaurant, while the beach bar and restaurant cater to swimmers. A dedicated kids’ pool, tennis court, and table tennis keep the younger set happy.
Hotel Phone: +30 2671028760
Leivatho Hotel • Svoronata
Family-friendly and relaxing, Leivatho Hotel offers low-key lodgings in the peaceful and green Svoronata district. It’s a five-minute walk to Avythos Beach with its two tavernas, and there’s a large pool with a dedicated children’s section. Rooms are located in low-profile eco-bungalows and feature large airy windows, raw stone walls, air conditioning, fully equipped kitchenettes, and either garden or sea views. Free Wi-Fi.
Hotel Phone: +30 2671041340
Fiscardo Studios • Fiscardo
Six individual pastel-colored studios located amid the picturesque hustle and bustle of Fiskardo’s harbor, with restaurants and cafés at your doorstep. Each tiled studio is well-equipped, with a kitchenette, free Wi-Fi, room safe, local TV channels, and a balcony to enjoy the harbor views. (Some cheaper studios are available without harbor views.) The complex offers a convenient restaurant, café, and souvenir shop, and an additional bed or baby cot is provided for guests with small children.
Hotel Phone: +30 6936767921
F Zeen Retreat • Lourdhata
Occupying a hillside location on one of Kefalonia’s most popular beach destinations, the gated, adults-only F Zeen Retreat offers a high level of luxury and comfort and a very extensive set of guest services that includes laundry, room service, and pillow menu. This all-suite resort has 12 spacious and artfully-decorated residence options, ranging in size from 30 to 44 sqm and running the gamut from simple, to superior suites with pools, to a terraced penthouse. There’s a pool and shaded dining/bar area with rough-hewn stone façades, and the beach is a five-minute stroll away.
Hotel Phone: +30 2671031419
Odyssey Hotel • Agia Evfymia
In the former fishing village of Agia Evfymia, one of the island’s most picturesque locales. The Odyssey Hotel has a large pool and smaller children’s pool with great views out over the sea. All meals are offered in their casual Mediterranean restaurant, while the Zen-like spa and wellness center caters to guests’ well-being. 40 sqm luxury suites have Jacuzzis, digital TV and radio, blackout curtains, living room, and minibar. Good Wi-Fi.
Hotel Phone: +30 2674061089
Ionian Emerald Resort • Karavomylos
Enjoying unparalleled views over the Ionian Sea toward Homer’s Ithaca, the relaxed Ionian Emerald offers minimalistic rooms, suites, and split-level maisonettes. All have hydro-massage, aircon, bar fridge, DVD player, free Wi-Fi, and either sea or pool views. In-house restaurant and bar, spa and fitness center. The handy port of Sami is very close, while the picturesque fishing village of Agia Evfymia is 15-minute drive – and it’s only a 5-minute drive to the Melissani Cave.
Hotel Phone: +30 2674022708
Tesoro Blu Hotel & Spa • Skala
Tesoro Blu hotel on Kefalonia’s south-east coast epitomizes simplicity, minimalism, and artful exclusiveness. Its 89 rooms plus distinguished luxury suites all have oversized beds and offer garden, mountain, or sea views. Luxury suites offer an enhanced experience with pool, huge Jacuzzi bath, and generous sitting area. There’s a welcoming spa, pool bar, and two restaurants on-site, and the outdoor infinity pool blends seamlessly into the sea.
Hotel Phone: +30 2671083056
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