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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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    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed during July 2014 and had a wonderful vacation! The hotel is a very nice property and likely one of the best on the island. Staff and owners are very attentive and super friendly; they made us feel like family. Poppy, Pavlo, George, Manoly and the other staff were awesome! Would agree with other reviews that some additional variety at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came back last night Stayed at the hotel for 8 days Wish it had been 2 weeks (or more) The staff is SO nice The place is SO beautiful Nico in the restaurant is so lovely and works so hard, we will miss you Marianna (I hope you are reading this)at the outside bar You are like the sun shine... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a lovely week here in May. The hotel is lovely. The staff at the hotel can’t do enough for you. Pleasant 15 minute walk into Sami along the coastal path. The weather wasn’t great, being early in the season, but it was still nice to be away. Good restaurants were Il Familia (recommend starters of calamari fritters and cheese... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on June 21 2014 for two weeks. Fantastic hotel, great rooms and views, brilliant staff, especially our Thomson rep, and a really lovely time had on our honeymoon. Food at the hotel is pretty good and not too expensive compared to the local fare but we would recommend B and B and not half board as there are lots... More

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Chalfont Saint Peter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel ticks most boxes. Its greatest asset is the team from the owner down to the cleaners, all seem dedicated to making your stay enjoyable and you never feel they are just going through the motions. The location is good with a pleasant walk to Sami and the restaurants in the evening and is also well placed for touring... More

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ionian Emerald exceeded our expectations. The location is perfect for a quiet relaxing holiday. A 15 minute walk along the water front takes you into Sami for a good selection of places to eat an evening meal. We ate in La Familia & Dolphin which were both lovely. The rooms at the hotel are spacious and spotless clean. Our... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stayed for 5 nights in this hotel, its definitely NOT 5 star, breakfast is a below par buffet! (usually cold) the pool bar delivers limited menu with Heinz mayo in sachets, plastic cups and not enough seats for size of pool, the pool is good however used by residents in other hotel therefore overcrowded. Staff were very friendly however... More

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I were travelling to celebrate the end of her ALevels and we couldn't have stayed anywhere better. George on reception and Nico in the restaurant always asked how our day had been and couldn't have been nicer. The room had a great view over the pool and beyond to the bay. Plenty of choice at Breakfast and... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome hotel in an excellent location. The staff couldnt do enough for you and everywhere was kept spotlessly clean. Any problems are immediately rectified. I didnt have time to exchange currency before my holiday and the rate at the airport was awful, but the hotel exchanged my currency with a great rate and no fuss. I would highly recommend this... More

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Denbigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This really is a lovely hotel in a lovely location. Very peaceful (see later comments), very clean, calm and accommodating. This was a surprise holiday for my 50th birthday and I must say that my husband has excelled himself this time and earned a million blue peter badges. We will definitely return here. I also enjoyed a lovely sauna and... 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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