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Ionian Emerald Resort

5.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Karavomilos, Sami 28080, Greece
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Ranked #1 of 3 Sami B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Jonathan W Nottingham, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We travelled as a family and were on half board terms. We had a deluxe room for us and normal room for children. Both were very good and so so clean. I have not seen such a clean hotel in a very long time in any country. As others have said the staff at this hotel are quite superb. Friendly,... More

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Ramnicu Valcea, Romania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is nice, I had a room overlooking the sea. The room was spacious and clean so was the bathroom with nice Apivita amenities. Breakfast was good, but basic and identical every day. This should be improved. The staff was polite, helpful and friendly. I did not use the pool but my impression is it was clean and not... More

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Tonbridge Kent
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from 2 weeks at this Hotel which is very nice, with exceptionally helpful staff, but not quite 5 star. Good Points Staff - Nothing is too much trouble, always polite, attentive, with a smile - Breakfast - Plenty of choice, including a few freshly cooked options Location - 15 minutes stroll into Sami along an unspoilt coastline on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful resort in a quaint area. The room was clean, with a beautiful view of the pool and mountains. Not quite the seaview that we paid for but the beaches arent the nicest here. You see a glimpse of the sea and more of the mountains in the distance. Walking distance to Melissani Cave, and about 20 mins from Myrtos... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having paid a lot of money for a 5 star hotel holiday in July, I must say I was very disappointed, albeit the hotel was very clean and the staff excellent. The breakfast was average the hot food warm and exactly the same menus every day. The bedrooms were very clean but nothing to shout about, the pool area was... More

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Hampshire, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Athina Beach hotel next door booked through Cosmos Holidays. I would like to make it clear that the use of the Ionian Emerald facilities were NOT `free' as mentioned by previous reviewers. We did infact pay quite a lot for our holiday and the Cosmos brochure clearly states that the price of the holiday included the... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited ionian emerald for our honeymoon, therefore we wanted it to be special. Treating ourselves to a FIVE star hotel. The hotel was lovely, food wonderful and all the staff were exceptional. We were however extremely disappointed to have to share the facilities with the neighbouring b&b. We were staying for bed and breakfast, but wanted it extra special... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 7 days found the hotel it's self good ,clean and modern but this is where it stops we paid over £1000 for the 5star experience where I expected that the hotel facility's would be exclusive to the guest of this hotel ,but oh no ,the guest of the hotel next door that should be 2star where they charge... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the sister hotel the Athina, the 3* B&B (not 2* as stated in the previous review) which is run and owned by the same family so we were able to use the pool at the Emerald. The pool was lovely and quiet but got busier towards the end of the week so we tended to use the... More

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Woking England
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 3rd visit to this hotel. Beautiful location.....staff simply outstanding....Yannis, Nikos, Manolis, Marianna....this hotel would be lost without them. I have to say the pool was the major downside for us this year. Next door is hotel Athina (2 star). They allow residents to use the pool at this hotel, which is not good. The last 5 days of our... More

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Address: Karavomilos, Sami 28080, Greece
Location: Greece > Ionian Islands > Cephalonia > Sami
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Ionian Emerald Resort 5*
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