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Ionian Emerald Resort

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Thank Jay K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great week chilling out at the Ionian emerald resort, the staff were very friendly and attentive from breakfast time, at the pool bar and through to serving the evening meals. The room was clean and beautifully made up each day, the maids did a fantastic job. The pool was like swimming in a warm bath which was really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from an amazing 2 weeks at the Ionian Emerald Resort. I highly recommend it, staff very friendly nothing any bother, they were all so nice & genuine, we had bed & breakfast as we like to try other tavernas / restaurants so ate only once in the evening at the hotel which was very good. Took advantage of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I have just returned after a fantastic holiday at the Ionian Emerald Resort. It is in a beautiful location over looking the sea with Sami around the bay and the sister island of Ithakar across the sea. It is in a very quiet village but this is what made it for us. It's about a 20 minute... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are currently on our second to last night here at Ionian Emerald and are travelling as a young couple. The hotel is very clean, staff are very friendly - especially the waiter by the pool he is always hard at work and happy to help in any way. Our room has been fine and the maids do an excellent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Have just returned from the Ionian Emerald resort. We found everything to be as advertised. The staff were always cheerful, friendly and helpful. The room was good, clean and fresh with a great view over the pool and out to sea. Breakfast was varied and there always seemed to be plenty. We only had bed and breakfast as we like... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $157 - $379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ionian Emerald Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 38
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