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2.0 of 5 Specialty Hotel   |   Lourdata, Lourdas 28083, Greece
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Ranked #15 of 20 Specialty lodging in Lourdas
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jean H Peterborough, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is situated near the bottom end of Lourdas, close very short walk to beach, Lourdas is a downhill village resort, split into 3 areas. This is old hotel but very clean and nice swimming pool There is a pool bar/evening and day. Staff friendly. Not far from here is the Dionysos resturant and then also resturants on the beach.... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

My husband and I just spent a lovely week at the Lara. Very basic accommodation but extremely clean and the staff there are wonderful. Probably one of the best locations for the beach, though still a short steep incline from the beach. Take your own travel kettle and cafetiere, etc as no tea/coffee making facilities in room. Breakfast was more... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Rooms are more suitable for a youth hostil than a hotel. Terrible breakfast,, although the taverna across the street is great. The owner of the hotel is rediculously rude and lacking in social skills. Not recommended . Much better places close by.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Lourdas is a lovely place to spend a holiday in. Exceptional beach with good restaurants along the main road. Great food. Walk from Hotel Lara to the beach takes about 20 minutes depending upon pace of walk. Well worth the effort. Breakfasts at Hotel were good. Rooms a little on the basic side and bed not very comfortable but holiday... More

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Sibiu, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I just came from hotel Lara, where I stayed with my boyfriend for 1 week. The hotel is very nice, it is clean. It offers you FREE wifi, pool, airconditioner, fridge, parking zone, TV. The stuff is very very friendly and it helps you whenever you need help. The food is very tasty and varied. The beach is 300-400m far... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

I can't understand the comments about unfriendly staff as everyone was very welcoming and very friendly for the whole week. The hotel room was a reasonable size and very clean - cleaned every day except Sunday. Linen and towels were good quality. The only downside was that the shower was very small which means the floor gets flooded, but it... More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We stayed at this hotel for a week in June. On arrival it doesn't look very fancy but once inside the hotel is clean and the management and staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The room was a basic double but it did have a lovely balcony and air conditioning. The room only had a shower which was not very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

Stayed there last July, room clean, good view, basic but good value. Breakfast of a good standard but repetitive after 10 days, pool good, bar good and also good staff. We hired a car and explored and found good restaurants near by, (the one over the road is good), all in all a good basic hotel. I will be going... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Average hotel, but normal if you know what to expect of Greece. The hotel is located very near to the beach, which is really nice. Lourdata overall is a nice resort, with pretty good restaurants. The hotel pool is clean and pretty good for swimming. The owner is not the most polite person on earth, but he is ok. Very... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

First day home and want to go back. Errikos and his staff are all lovely. We contacted the hotel before we went as we were concerned about getting from the airport to the hotel. An air conditioned Mercedes was waiting for us and only cost 10 Euros.The Lara is a relaxed friendly hotel with fabulous buffet breakfast that would cost... More

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Address: Lourdata, Lourdas 28083, Greece
Location: Greece > Ionian Islands > Cephalonia > Lourdas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Lara 2*
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