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Ionian Emerald Resort

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved the hotel as it was in a great location with amazing views. Everything was spotlessly clean and the staff were all really friendly and helpful. We also couldn't fault the food and choices. OK, maybe 4* not 5* but we had absolutely nothing to complain about and would recommend it to our friends. Would love to go back... More 

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had an excellent week here as part of a Thomson package. The hotel was occupied mainly by British tourists, who all looked pretty sad when it was their turn to go home. We had a superior room, by which I think they mean standard. It was fine, plenty of space, lots of extras like quiet aircon, safe, mini fridge... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this hotel is a very quit hotel over looking the beac it is very good very clean seen the cleaners clean ever day fresh sheets ever day good breakfast very friendly people good sunbeds and fresh towels everyday good spot to go to resturants

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place flatters to deceive... it looks ok from the outside but it is soleless on the inside. Acres of glass, chrome and marble... all very flash but that is about it. We did not eat in, apart for breakfast, which again was ok. Dinner looked a bit too floodlit for our liking and as there are some amazing tavernas... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely family room with one large queen size bed and a sofa bed for our two children. It was not directly overlooking the pool and had a view of the beautiful sea and mountains and was quiet. The bathroom was to a high standard and all of our requests for extra pillows and a duvet were handled... More 

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Thank Ardi K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Just spent 10 lovely days here. We had a deluxe room which was very spacious with a good size balcony. Beautiful views of sea, pool and mountains. The hotel is well maintained with everything you could need for a relaxing holiday. All the staff are very friendly and helpful. We hired a car to explore the island and found the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

All the staff at the hotel are really friendly, welcoming and polite - couldn't do enough to help. Rooms very clean and comfortable. Great sea/pool/mountain view. Our second visit to the hotel and it didn't disappoint. The pool and pool bar is perfect for lazy days and always plenty of sunbeds for everyone. Lots of lovely taverna's nearby in Sami... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Even if my brother was minister of tourism he wouldn't have granted me the right to name this hotel as 5 stars. Wifi scarce, very poor breakfast, pool resembling to camping, rooms tasteless decorated, balconies narrow so close to next's room that you could hear neighbors whispering. No way if you respect your money to pay more than 150€ (... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

The positive points are: Large room with a stunning view (sea). Great airconditioning system. Towel service in the pool and the pool itself where very nice. No need getting up early and claim a bed with a towel. Plenty of beds. Refridgerator (mini bar) works great and can hold plenty of drinks. Every day you get a toothbrush, shampoo, razorblade,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

I strongly disagree with the 5 star rating. Amenities, fixtures, decor, design are 3 star at best. Balconies are within 1 foot from neighbouring balconies. Shower hose is fixed near where your ankles would be positioned if standing, meaning you must sit in the tub to shower, and manually hold the shower hose. Wifi did not work once. So, you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ionian Emerald Hotel is a beautiful hotel in Karavomylos Sami in Kefalonia, offering a high standard of hospitality, in an environment where warmth and fine taste surround the guest from the moment they enter the hotel. This luxurious 5 star hotel in Kefalonia has panoramic views of the sea and the port of Sami. The exemplary service of Ionian Emerald Hotel & Resort will offer you moments, with exclusive amenities and facilities. The luxurious accommodation, with views over the Ionian Sea, the direct access to Agia Eythimia, lake Melissani, cave Drogkarati and other beautiful beaches, make it the ideal combination for magnificent holidays. Ionian Emerald Hotel & Resort is the ideal choice for a luxurious stay, whether you're on the island for business or pleasure. With its impeccable services and facilities, in this family-run hotel you will experience the ultimate relaxation and tranquility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ionian Emerald Resort

Address: Karavomilos | Sami, Sami 280 80, Greece
Location: Greece > Ionian Islands > Cephalonia > Sami
Price Range: $139 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ionian Emerald Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 38
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