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Hotel Dendrolivano

Stella Ismailou Balamatsi, Minia, Greece
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What fabulous accommodation - we didnt expect that. We were picked up at the airport with no fuss, arrived at the most beautiful accommodation the grounds were stunning, olive trees, pomegranite trees, figs, lemons and the most beautiful pink azalea bushes everywhere, three friendly dogs (the patrol) and the most hospitable welcome from the owners. My daughter was on crutches... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We like to stay in places a little bit off the beaten track where we can get to know local people and really get a taste of the country we're in. We couldn't have made a better choice than Hotel Dendrolivano! It's a beautiful haven set amongst scores of sweet smelling rosemary bushes, fruit trees and colourful Bougainville. Our bungalow... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Stella and her family are so friendly, kind and hospitable. We were greeted like old friends. They are constantly on hand, giving advice about the island and offering delicious bits of food. Stella's cooking is fantastic - really tasty home cooked dinners every evening, great breakfasts in basket, with varied delights from savoury pancakes to freshly baked cakes, etc. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

What a find this place is! Great accommodation, great staff and the homemade food cooked by the wonderful Stella was to die for! The family work so hard to make your stay memorable it's not surprised they get such a high rating Get there quick before it gets booked up and don't worry about the proximity to the airport. The... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The owner r great,Miss Stella and Mr Labros r the best people you can meet We feel very nice,was a woandarful relaxation The food is excelent We will come next year for sure,with many love and kisses fromm BOGDAN

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Mallacoota, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I had no idea when I made the booking for a one night stay after a 9.15pm flight arrival, that this hotel would be such a gem. The first inkling came from Stella's reply to my email regarding transport from the airport: It was so friendly. Then after we landed, her husband was there to pick us up. Dinner at... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Stella and her husband are honestly the nicest people you can hope to meet. They treated us like family, and went out of their way to make us feel at home. We arrived late on the first day because we got lost as we made our way from the airport to the hotel. When we reached the hotel it was... More

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20 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We just spent a wonderful week in kefalonia with the lovely Stella and her family and couldn't have felt more welcome. The island was so quiet and calm and the weather beautiful it was one of the most relaxing holidays we have ever had!. The apartment was small but clean and had everything we needed.The breakfast basket delivered to our... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

We could not have been happier here. We stayed last October and still talk about it often. Stella and her Husband go out of their way to make you feel at home. She gave us a jar of her home made marmalade which was delicious and cooked us Mousaka on our last evening - I wish we'd eaten back at... More

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Athens, Ohio
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

This is a beautiful little hotel with perfect service and Great Hostess, Siora Stella. The rooms were clean. Breakfast in a basket is a "great-morning -surprise"..The pool and food service were as they should be! I would definetely stay here again. The travellers should just take notice, that the hotel is very close to the island's airport...but I didn't mind... More

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Address: Stella Ismailou Balamatsi, Minia, Greece
Location: Greece > Ionian Islands > Cephalonia > Minia
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Dendrolivano means "Rosemary" in Greek and is an apt name for our hotel given that the entire property is lined with Rosemary; resulting in that the scent in the air compliments the beautiful natural scenery. It is a family-run business and aims to treat each guest as a visiting family member; home cooked meals, traditional recipes, natural products, free bicycle rentals, a playground for our younger guests, a barbecue, a pool and many more amenities that will create a complete experience while visiting our island. The Greek Coffeehouse located on the grounds, under the shade of our olive tree enhances the Greek experience. Everything we do is guided by three Greek values: Hospitality. Simplicity. Tradition. ... more   less 
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