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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015
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  • Rooms
    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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Stayed there in July 2014. After leaving our previous hotel(see my review about hotel Athina- just acrosss the road) this one seemed like a paradise. It's a cute small and friendly hotel in a wonderful site.The rooms are very spacious, clean, with a breathtaking view. The staff is exceptional. My daughter got sick during our stay there and the staff... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This was a Thomson holiday taken in mid Sept 2014; flights with Norwegian and a private taxi across the island to the hotel. The hotel was very good, probably not quite a 5 star but certainly above 4. The room was a good size with a decent balcony looking over the pool to the sea. The restaurant was good with... More 

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The staff at this hotel try very hard to be everything to all guests. However a half dozen cabanas around the pool, free safe and tea making facilities doesn't make for a 5 star hotel. The shape of the main building and position of the 2 residential blocks face over the pool. The balconies are not private, having low glass... More 

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York, England, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We arrived at the Ionian Emerald Hotel on Saturday 20th September 2014, looking forward to a weeks holiday with our friends. We were taken to the hotel by an excellent taxi service Kefalonia Airport taxis. On arrival the taxi drivers took our cases to reception and the lady on reception (Wish as I had taken her name ) practically ignored... More 

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Positioned in an ideal spot on the beautiful Ionian Coast this hotel is pure luxury. Superb cleanliness, efficient and friendly staff, ample amount of sunbeds and sunshades. Amazing views from the rooms. Bar in hotel not particularly well stocked but visit the Athina next door for an amazing experience. Beds are rather hard but this did not detract from an... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The last two years we have been to Greece - last year Lindos (Rhodes) and the year before Kos both 5* hotels. We were greeted with a drink ie sparkling wine and cold flannel and whisked away in golf buggies to our room with luggage to be greeted with either a complimentary bottle or fresh fruit / flowers. This was... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We have been to wonderful Kefalonia 3 times now and loved where we have stayed in different parts of the island. But this holiday has been the best so far and exceeded all expectations. The beach front location was perfect , a 15 minute glorious walk from Sami. The hotel itself was fantastic, very modern and chic decor. Our room... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 36
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