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Emelisse Art Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Emblissi Bay, Fiscardo 280 84, Greece
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Ranked #2 of 9 hotels in Fiscardo
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014
JCSpenno Manchester, UK
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

Stay maybe influenced by rain 5 days out if 7. The type of hotel with seperate blocks meant a drenching as soon as you stepped out of room and our room was dark cold and gloomy. Pool area lovely but hardly got a chance to use it and plagued with wasps. Wasps too at breakfast if eating outside. Pretty place... More

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Manchester, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We visited here last summer for the day. I contacted the hotel and said we'd like to come over for lunch and use the facilities. The staff were all super lovely. The hotel is absolutely gorgeous. Just the right side of trendy. Amazing spot and facilities. We had a brilliant day of lazing by the pool, a great lunch, swimming... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We stayed at Hotel Emelisse for the second time in September and had a fantastic time. The customer service and high standards are out of this world and the staff will do anything to make sure you are having a great holiday.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

It's faultless: the beautiful location; the decor which is just right; the atmosphere...feels like a holiday version of the Groucho club; the brilliant food; the perfect service. I could go on and on! Has tennis, squash, and a very good gym. My ONLY gripe is the squash court which isn't properly lit. However the Emelisse is brilliant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We were in the Emelisse Art Hotel with Hellenic Healthy Holidays in September. We could not have a better holiday anywhere else in the world. The work out options are endless ( tennis, squash, gym , bicycles, hikes etc etc) and the equipment is of a high standard. The views from the pool and restaurant are stunning. Harris, the owner... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Just returned from a short break at the hotel,- ( I couldn't agree less with the previous & very negative reviewer comments "from the island!" ...) the staff, each and every one were 5*- reception/restaurants/bar/house keeping/drivers all were pleasant, efficient, welcoming and did a fantastic job. It may be a bit expensive by some measure, what you get in return... More

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Argostolion, Greece
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Eventhough, I live in the island, we stayed at this hotel for a weekend. Well, its definetely not five star. The receptionist is rude, the rooms, average looking, the food, okay. Definetely over priced, and as far as the staff are concerned the only person that had manners, was the driver, who took us into town, and that I reckon... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

What a gem! The Emelisse is a very special place. Architecturally designed to appear like a cluster of hilltop villas guests have all the best bits of a five star hotel: gym, spa, tennis, squash, great dining; with the best bits of a boutique hotel: lots of different chill-out areas and pools. Harris, the owner, is a considerate and generous... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I joined the Health Week (http://www.hellenichealthyholidays.com) in September and it's been a pure bliss experience! Amazing hotel, first class location, breath-taking view, extremely friendly and helpful staff, delicious food! I have been to the Emelisse two times so far and I will definitely go back!! Thanks for an amazing holiday experience!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I have stayed at this hotel twice on a 'Hellenic Healthy Holiday http://www.hellenichealthyholidays.com/ The food was amazing and the staff couldnt do enough to make our stay as pleasurable as possible. The owner Harris is a lovely man with a fabulous dog called Benny. lots of families chilling out but also, lots of couples. cant wait to go again next... More

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Additional Information about Emelisse Art Hotel

Also Known As:
Hotel Emelisse Art
Emelisse Hotel
Emelisse Art Fiscardo
Emelisse Hotel Kefalonia
Address: Emblissi Bay, Fiscardo 280 84, Greece
Location: Greece > Ionian Islands > Cephalonia > Fiscardo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 9 hotels in Fiscardo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Emelisse Art Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
THE HOTELSituated above Emplisis bay overlooking a unique painting of nature, this resort is hidden out of sight, among cedars and cypress trees. From an architect’s point of view a finely tuned pallet of multicultural influence creates an environment of high aesthetics and post-modern design. Space consultant Sophocles Maraveyas has combined an ambience of serenity with original pieces of furniture and local architecture elements. Note that this is the only establishment in Greece to use teak wood items to furnish rooms, all painted in subtle pale shades, and decorated with pictures from artwork photographer Tatiana Karapanagioti, highlighted by the cleverly hidden support lights.HOTEL LOCATIONHotel is located above Emplisis bay, close to the picturesque port and fishing village of Fiskardo, which is within close proximity; it will take not more than 15 minutes to reach, walking distance. The hotel lies just 1h 15m away from Cephalonia airport and the ferry port of Sami is just 50 minutes away. It is 60klm from Poros port, your destination port if you travel from Kyllini. It takes less than an hour to go to the capital of the island, Argostoli. Many magnificent beaches to choose, closest is just 100m far from the reception area.HOTEL FACILITIES & SERVICESCatering services could not be an exception to the quality that characterizes all the services offered. • Welcome cucumber water and iced towel on arrival• Two swimming pools, sun beds, pool towels, shower• Children swimming pool• Pool bar• Lobby bar• Indoor restaurant• Riza restaurant with Greek traditional and local delicacies• Votsalo restaurant, an open kitchen restaurant serving special Mediterranean flavors• All day room service• Laundry service• Business services, business center, meetings up to 50 people, audio visual equipment• Event facilities, church for wedding and Christian ceremonies• DVD selection• Book Library• Early check in upon availability without charge• Late check out upon request/ availability; until 14:00 free of charge, until 18:00 30% surcharge on the room rate, after 18:00 100% charge• Fitness room, fully equipped, free of charge• Complimentary shuttle bus service to/ from Fiskardo village• Water taxi service• Transfers upon request (private taxi transfer)• Porter service• Parking area, up to 25 spaces, 100m far from the reception area, transportation is done by club cars• Tennis court (rackets and balls are provided by Reception free of charge)• Baby sitting upon request, baby monitors, baby chairs, baby cots• Elemis Spa• Billiard, free of charge• Gift shop• Playground• Scuba diving• Boat trips to the islands of Lefkada, Ithaca, Scorpios, Meganisi with our brand new speedboat Princess V50• Speedboat, private daily cruises• Bicycles, are available for hire, free of charge• Cinema is available without charge, by the reception area• Excursions to villages, beaches, sights with our brand new and luxurious Mercedes Viano!• Daily cruises to Perantzada Hotel• Car Rental arrangements• Wireless Internet access• Club cars’ transportation within the hotel area, from/ to the Emplisis Bay• Hairdresser upon request• Housekeeping is provided twice a day• Special evenings every week (Greek night, Pizza night, Barbecue)• Weekend events for children, Spa treatments, sport events, yoga ... more   less 
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