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John & Joy Hotel

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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kalamaki 29100, Greece
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John & Joy Hotel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Prague, Czech Republic
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Small family-run hotel in a quiet location near the beach. The beach is usually closed after 6 or 7 p.m. due to nesting turtles caretta caretta. Simple yet delicious breakfast, dinners are lovely. The pool is smaller, but if I recommend you to go to the beach which is marvelous. Kalamaki is a bit sleepy village, so if you love... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Stayed here for 1 week mid September 2013. The title of my review says it all. It was fantastic. Rooms small & basic,but clean. Breakfast again was basic, but it did the job.The pool area was clean,spacious & with lovely views all around. A small private path lead from the pool directly to the beach in a couple of minutes.... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We had a lovely relaxing 10 night stay at this hotel. Michael the host is very welcoming and friendly. The hotel rooms are very basic but kept clean and towels and bedding changed on a regular basis. The position of this hotel is excellent so close to the beach and only a short walk to the Kalamaki strip. The breakfast... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
19 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We all had a wonderful stay here, the location could not be any better, our room was facing the sea, with a comfy bed and amazing views from the balcony, air con worked well, so we could sleep at night, and was kept very clean, every day. I did not put this up last year, as the Hotel was not... More 

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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We stayed here for a week in May along with friends who are regulars there. We were made really welcome by Michael, the owner, and all the staff were lovely and friendly as well. The hotel in a good quiet location near the beach and has a nice raised pool area. The rooms are basic greek style with nice balconies... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Dear All, seriously I have battled with myself putting this review up as I am torn between keeping it to myself and sharing how good it is. Seriously is the best hotel in Kalamaki. It's 200 m from the beach, has a lovely swimming pool and a fabulous sunbathing area with comfy sunbed cushions amazing views from the rooms over... More 

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Yorkshire, New York
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14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

I stayed at John and Joy's for a week at the end of august after reading about it on Tripadvisor - the hotel and staff lived up to everyone's great comments and I'm considering going back for 4 weeks next summer! It is a 10 minute walk to Kalamaki new Main road, and if you go the back way (right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012 via mobile

Owner (micaolos) is lovely! Can't do Anough to help you.. Is a true Greek family run hotel :)

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

I have stayed here many times and the English people you meet are also return stayers. The owner Michael makes the holiday, exceptionally friendly and helpful. Tyhe staff are always smiling and friendky. The hotel has a raised deep pool and an excelent pool bar. The beach is 50m away. It is a short walk into the resort of Kalamaki.... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

Very Friendly Staff and Clean Hotel Michael The owner very Friendly Orange juice ready on our table every Morning no rushing down for sunbeds plenty available none with towels on.Only 50m from beach.Snack bar excellent good quality food and very reasonable,nice quiet spot with plenty of bars and restaurants 300m down road onto strip,didnt have 1 bad meal.Definitely going back... More 

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Address: Kalamaki 29100, Greece
Location: Greece > Ionian Islands > Zakynthos > Kalamaki
Hotel Class:3 star — John & Joy Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
Also Known As:
John & Joy Hotel Zakynthos/Kalamaki

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