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Updated: November 29, 2021
By Santorini Dave

9 Best Hotels in Kefalonia

1. Kefalonia Grand • Argostoli

The best hotel in kefalonia
Hotel Phone: +30 267 102 4981
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. The lobby is airy and welcoming, with friendly reception always on hand to help. Only a 15-minute drive from Lassi Beach. An ample buffet breakfast – with à-la-Carte options – is served in the sunny indoor/outdoor streetside restaurant.

2. Alley Boutique Hotel and Spa • Argostoli

luxury hotel in argostoli, kefalonia
Hotel Phone: +30 267 102 5115
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 4 sizes: standard or deluxe doubles, plus 2-bedroom suites and a deluxe loft suite. All feature soothing pastel décor, marble bathrooms, writing desks, and a complimentary bottle of wine. The huge top floor loft suite has a large balcony with stunning harbor views.

3. Thalassa Boutique Hotel • Lassi

Luxury boutique hotel in Lassi, Kefalonia
Hotel Phone: +30 267 102 7081
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 and feature large and comfortable beds. Very close to the airport and Argostoli; one of the best locations on the island.

4. Mediterranée • Lassi

Best resort hotel in Lassi, Kefalonia
Hotel Phone: +30 267 102 8760
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 feature sea views. 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.

5. Leivatho Hotel • Svoronata

Luxury hotel in Svoronata, Kefalonia
Hotel Phone: +30 267 104 1340
Family-friendly and relaxing, Leivatho Hotel offers low-key lodgings in the peaceful and green Svoronata district. It’s a 5-minute walk to Avythos Beach with its 2 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, fully equipped kitchenettes, and either garden or sea views.

6. Fiscardo Studios • Fiscardo

Best hotel in Fiscardo, Kefalonia
Hotel Phone: +30 693 676 7921
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 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.

7. F Zeen • Lourdhata

Luxury resort in Lourdata, Kefalonia
Hotel Phone: +30 267 103 1419
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 5-minute stroll away.

8. Ionian Emerald Resort • Karavomylos

Luxury hotel in Karavomylos, Kefalonia
Hotel Phone: +30 267 402 2708
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 baths 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.

9. Tesoro Blu Hotel & Spa • Skala

Best hotel in Skala, Kefalonia
Hotel Phone: +30 267 108 3056
This adults-only 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 pools, huge jacuzzi baths, and generous sitting areas. There’s a welcoming spa, pool bar, and 2 restaurants on-site, and the outdoor infinity pool blends seamlessly into the sea.

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