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Malemi Organic Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Skala Kallonis, Skala Kallonis 81107, Greece   |  
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Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Skala Kallonis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
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“great holiday”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

We have just returned from a weeks birdwatching. We stayed here as they offer full board (buffet breakfast, packed lunch and buffet dinner) great if you are out all day, no worries about finding lunch while out looking for birds. In the evening, just walk down to the spacious lounge/dining area.The food is great, there is something for everyone. Evening meals offer about eight choices. Salad, fish (really enjoyed the stuffed octopus) veggi casseroles, moussaka. Lots of olive oil fab! George, his wife and the staff are really friendly and helpful. Nice to see them every evening keeping an eye on things and checking everything is fine. The room was light and large with double bed, ( not like most greek holiday places) plus a heater as it was still a little chilly to start with - nich touch and separate bathroom again good size with bath and shower. Nice clean pool area, although we did not have much time to use it.Can thouroughly recommend a stay here.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Malemi is a perfect place to everyone planning a trip in Lesbos, specially for birders.
Good location in the island, pleasant rooms , very attrictive food and above all, the kindness of Georges and all the team of the hotel is a must .
And they known all about the needs of birdwatchers and how to help them to enjoy a lot their stay.
I hope to go back in Malemi hotel as sson as possible and continue to discover all the beauty of Lesbos !
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

Great hotel, run by the whole family, brilliant as a base for exploring the beautiful island of Lesvos.

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  • Stayed May 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

We have already booked our fourth holiday in the Malemi hotel. Each year we stayed for 14 days in the middle of July. This place is awsom. Everything is perfect. Malemi hotel is a family hotel, run by George Kapsalis and his family. It has a realy good location in the middle of the island. When you want to explore the other parts of the island, the hotel is a perfect choice. You can use it as a base where you return after a day of exploring. Then you have an excellent dinner. All food is prepared according to greek tradition. We don't know the names of all these traditional dishes but all of them are very tasty. There are buffet breakfasts and dinner.The staff are also very helpful and friendly. The room was comfortable and cleaned every day. Towel and bed linen were changed 3 times a week. Around the hotel there is a lot of greenery with a big playground for young children. For "big" children there are computers with the internet for free. The hotel also has a big pool with pool bar. From time to time the dinner was served by the pool. On the beach there is another bar called Clo Clo Bar and it belongs to the hotel. There you can lie on sunbeds under sunumbrellas, drink cold drinks and observe the second highest mountain on the island Mount Olimpus. The view is stunning. Our 14-year old daugther made friends with local boys and girls, so she has company by the pool, on the beach and while playing beachvolley.
Because of all these things we feel extremly welcome and that is why we return to this place year after year.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

Great family hotel, the owners and staff really extraordinary to experience a great stay, hotel very clean, very well maintained, excellent rooms, great atmosphere. Very reasonable price. The food is good and tasty. Highly recommended. We definitely go back there!

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

To start, my friends and I came from New York, going through 4 islands to see the real Greece.
From the moment of our arrival George, the owner, greeted us personally and showed us to some very grand rooms (2 of them). We came near the end of breakfast, but were starving from the overnight ferry from Santorini, and he put off the cleaning of the breakfast buffet so that we can eat. He was very friendly and caring (showing us the real Greek hospitality), going so far as checking on us that we came home safe and sound at night (we are 20 something females) and when we needed something from him he was more than happy to aid us (including when we had a big problem with the transportation rental agency and he helped us sort it out and when I lost my voice but needed to speak with the airport when we found a problem with our flight tickets).
We didn't visit the nightly parties he threw at the hotel, but we heard that they were a blast, showcasing Greek talent and the traditional dancing.
Logistics: AC worked beautifully, nice private balconies, big rooms, big pool, very hospitable, included breakfast buffet (good food), nice full showers, towel changes every few days, comfortable beds, very close to Skala Kallonis center and about 5 minute car ride to Kallonis center. Close to a beach (but I would suggest going to another one) and you get a hotel discount there on drinks and what not.

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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011

Verry sympatic and familiar hotel. a perfect place for birders in springtime or families in summertime. Goerge, the boss of the hotel, is a wonderful person, he helps you in every situation. in the hotel you get the best informations about where to watch birds on the iland. and after birding, you feel at home, to take a bath in the pool or to take a drink at the bar. also in sommertime its a grat place to relax, swimm in the sea, to enjoy the greek way of life or to fill up your batteries in the beautiful garden. Great, rich and typical food! the hotel is also perfect for families!
i spend now 5 times my holidays, for birdwatching in spring and relaxing (birding and swimming) in august. i will come again, George!

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Skala Kallonis, Skala Kallonis 81107, Greece
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Location: Greece > Northeast Aegean Islands > Lesbos > Skala Kallonis
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Skala Kallonis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Malemi Organic Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 46
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Malemi Hotel is situated in the heart of Lesvos. Just 500 m. From the traditional fishing town of Skala Kallonis, Malemi Hotel is an ideal location from where one can set off on various activities and travel around the island. The hotel was named after the initials of the names of the owner's George Kapsalis three daughters. This family-run hotel was set up in the late 80's and since then it hasn't stopped developing. Our goal at Malemi Hotel is to make you feel as comfortable as at home and at the same time serve you discreetly but essentially. There is an interesting diversity of people who are attracted in Malemi. In spring and autumn all the pure essence of birdwatching in Lesvos is here. Malemi Hotel has been a popular birdwatching destination for more than a decade. People from all over the word, both amateur and proffesional nature lovers, have been visiting us repeatedly and have been using the hotel as a base for their activities and research. The bird-log is here, the repeaters & the proffesionals who guide the <>, all the information that one can need will be talked through during the dinner at Malemi. For more information about birdwatching in Lesvos and other eco-activities see our special section in this site. In the summer there are those who want to enjoy the sun, the pool, the facilities for the kids and the popular beach destinations around the island of Lesvos. There are also others that combine summer holidays with seminars and research and they choose Malemi for its peace, quietness as long with its facilities. Whatever your purpose is for visiting Lesvos, you are more than welcome! The <> Family ... more   less 
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