Where to Stay in Monemvasia

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by Santorini Dave • Updated: November 25, 2021

Where to stay in Monemvasia, Greece.

The Monemvasia Old Town (Kastro) is hidden from the mainland behind a huge rocky outcrop. To the left of the Kastro the road and pedestrian causeway is visible that connects the Old Town to Gefyra on the mainland.

Best Places To Stay In Monemvasia

  • The Old Town (Kastro) is located on (and behind) the huge slab of rock that makes Monemvasia so memorable and picturesque. It’s a magical setting. If you’re here on a honeymoon or want old world charm then stay in one of the Old Town’s luxury hotels – there are only a handful so book far in advance. Several good restaurants and rooftop bars are within steps of the hotels listed below.
  • A causeway connects Monemvasia to the mainland. It’s a 20-minute walk between the Kastro and the modern village of Gefyra on the mainland. The bus station and several budget and midrange hotels can be found in Gefyra. A shuttle bus runs between Gefyra and the Kastro from 8am to midnight every 30 minutes and costs €1.10.

4-Star Boutique Hotels in the Monemvasia Old Town (Kastro)

Moni Emvasis Luxury Suites – best hotel in the Kastro
Ardamis
Byzantino Boutique Hotel – great for families
Guesthouse Kellia
Likinia Hotel

3-Star Hotels in Nearby Gefyra (Good value but not as romantic)

Aeolos Guesthouse
Filoxenia Hotel

Best Luxury Hotel near Monemvasia

Kinsterna Hotel
Located 5km and a 15-minute drive south of Monemvasia. As charming and romantic as hotels get (but definitely need a rental car). Fantastic swimming pool and dining area.

Best hotel near Monemvasia.

The 5-star Kinsterna Hotel has a dreamlike setting and is one of the best hotels in the Peloponnese.

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