We had a great two week holiday here, we had booked a Garden view room and got a fantastic sea view room with distant views over the clear blue water bay to Corfu town. We worked out that with the layout of the hotel, even garden view rooms would have some sort of sea view. The hotel is built on the side of a hill over some seven floors so if you want to walk you have lots of stairs to manage. However there are several lifts that service the rooms, pools ( there are two, one large with lots of activity and one slightly smaller but quieter) and the beach. The beach is small but clean and well managed. There are small stones on most of the beach and a small area of sand only. The sea itself is clean and very blue with plenty of fish to see whilst snorkelling.
The hotel itself is clearly very well run, the staff in the restaurants work tirelessly to keep everything clean and efficient. The service is all buffet style with extended hours so we never had a problem finding food when required, the staff worked so quickly to clear tables that sometimes they even took your plate prior to finishing! The food was not excellent but I would rate as good, after the qui rat week there was some repetition but nothing that bothered us. Greeks serve their food warm (I've seen this comment on other reviews) but this is part of the experience, don't expect anything to be too hot to eat.
The hotel itself is probably three star but we rate it highly as a holiday base, the location is a little isolated, don't expect to be able to walk out to any local bars or night life. There is plenty to do through the day and night with the following available free of charge; tennis, table tennis, canoeing, petang, archery, volleyball etc. at night the largely French staff run entertainment that we both thoroughly enjoyed. With little to do outside the hotel we found ourselves staying in the hotel at night, this was not an issue due to the large seating areas and the entertainment.
Given the hotel size it was good a that we never had a problem with finding a sun lounger or some seats in the shade, there are plenty available.
We hired a small car at reasonable cost from the holiday rep in the second week and explored the northern part of the island, we discovered that the west has the best beaches. Driving was easy on the largely single carriageway roads, even in the town we had no issues with parking readily available. With the hotel being around 40 minutes from Corfu town the car gave us more flexibility to get out and see the sites, the forts are definitely worth a trip but don't expect lots on museum style information.
I took the opportunity to spend three days on Nisaki beach learning to scuba dive, the centre there was good with one on one tuition and the sea was superbly clear with a largely sand floor. A great place to learn.
Lastly, the weather was excellent in mid June, we had one day of thunder storm which kept us inside for a short time but otherwise it was around 28 degrees every day with clear blue skies.
Don't worry to much, most rooms have an excellent outlook
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