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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here numerous times, it's pretty basic but all you need, the views and location is superb, with I think the best taverna on the island opposite along with the crystal clear waters also a stones throw away you can't go wrong here if your looking for a quiet get away with Greek charm, the location is very central too... More 

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

This is more of a bed and breakfast place rather than a hotel. The breakfast is a bit confusing toast, boiled eggs, cake, pies amd pitza. The hotel has 3 bars but are not open or usef. Nikkie and her staff are great and very helpfull. Anyone one with walking difficulties the road up is steep and uneven. The hotel... More 

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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

we stayed for a week from 6th September. Nikki and Maria, indeed all the staff were so lovely. the hotel is spotlessly clean. beautiful pool area, and plenty of sunbeds. we have booked for 2 weeks next year

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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

I adore this family run hotel, it is my favourite place to visit. Breakfast is great, lunch is really good especially the club sandwich... Then off to fior d'amore for drinks before dinner at the amazing local restaurants. I enjoy the pool and the stone beach nearby. If you're looking for somewhere to chill by the pool and sit on... More 

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Reviewed September 13, 2016

Just back from a wonderful holiday in Kefalonia. On arrival at the Gonatas we received a very warm welcome from Nikki and her family. The room was as expected - basic and clean. The sea view room I had booked was a bit of a stretch of the imagination and the furniture on the patio was too uncomfortable to sit... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2016

We stayed here for a week and Nikky and her staff are fantastic, when we arrived she brought us a beer each and a big bottle of water which was very nice. The hotel is in a great position with lovely views over Sami bay, if you want the best rooms book with Sunvil as Thomas Cook seem to only... More 

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Chippenham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Just returned back from our first stay in Cephalonia. It was great. The hotel Gonatas is situated in a wonderful location overlooking the Ionian Sea and just a few minutes walk from the lovely town of Agia Efimia. Nicky and her staff gave us a lovely welcome and nothing was too much trouble for them. We tried several restaurants but... More 

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2016

When staying in Sami 2 years ago our coach for our return journey picked up some guests from Gonatas and my wife and I liked the look of the hotel and location so much we decided to pay it a visit sometime. This year we did just that and it was fantastic. Everyone at the hotel is so nice and... More 

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

I can't believe I forgot to post a review, we stayed here for a fortnight in June/July. If I said it took 3 days here to decide to book next years holiday at the same place, that should give you an idea of how much we loved the place. We only met one other couple who were first timers here... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 20, 2016

We were greeted by Niki, who remembered us from two years ago! This year we were in room number 23, which overlooks both the pool and across the bay to Sami! The views are just fabulous! All the staff are so friendly and always find time to make all the guests feel at home - nothing is too much trouble!... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Gonatas Hotel

Address: Agia Effimias, 28081, Greece
Location: Greece > Ionian Islands
Hotel Class:2 star — Gonatas Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
Gonatas Hotel Ionian Islands
Gonatas Hotel Greece/Ionian Islands
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“Phone ahead to pre arrange top floor sea view”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms at the front have fantastic views”
 of 5 bubbles EssexChuckles, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“ask for a upper floor room”
 of 5 bubbles richcoll54, Sep 11, 2016 | Read review
“Top floor rooms give the best view”
 of 5 bubbles ChippenhamWoodies, Sep 4, 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms haven't much of a sea view but are convenient with easy access and a good size.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisg736, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
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