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Recommended hotels/appartments in Cephalonia?

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Recommended hotels/appartments in Cephalonia?

Have managed to narrow a holiday choice for this year down to Zakynthos or Ceph, probably leaning more towards Ceph! Just wondered if there were any places to stay that people would recommend for a quiet, relaxing holiday?

Thank you in advance, any help will be really appreciated.

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1. Re: Recommended hotels/appartments in Cephalonia?

Hi there

All of Kefalonia is relaxed, there are no rowdy resorts or towns, so just about anywhere will have suitable accommodation. If you narrow your resorts down a bit then we can offer suggestions for accommodation.

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Hi boo...p.....llie,

Along with GBs suggestions, what sort of beach? will you be hiring a car? do you want to go on excursions? self catering? package or independent?

To give you a few starters think about Assos, Agia Efimia, Katelios, Lourdas,

A bit busier but still relaxing Fiscardo, Lassi. Skala

Look forward to hearing from you.

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3. Re: Recommended hotels/appartments in Cephalonia?

Thanks for everyones help so far, Im the boyfriend by the way. To answer your questions:

- the sort of beach we would really like would be a golden sandy one

- we will not be hiring a car

- excursions we havn't really thought about but im sure its something we'd be interested in but its not a main factor that would drastically affect where we go.

- yes to self catering, or bed and breakfast ideally. would consider half board though price dependant.

- we are booking it through a travel agent at tranquility travel so I guess thats package? But might get flights separately (still through the travel agent) in order to get the dates we'd like.

Again thanks very much, Tripadvisor has been well valuable!

Gazz

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4. Re: Recommended hotels/appartments in Cephalonia?

Hi gazzdw,

If you are not hiring a car then Lassi is probably the best bet or maybe Svoronata.

Katelios is quiet and has sandy beaches but it is difficult to get anywhere else and would be about an hour from the airport.

You are only 15-20 mins from the airport. (fairly cheap transfer).

Sandy beaches

You can walk into Argostoli if you want from Lassi in about 30 mins.

Self catering is best for the local economy. If you go half board or All-inclusive then a lot of the profit goes to the tour operator.

Never having stayed in Lassi I will let others suggest accommodation.

Hope you find what you want

Bob

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Svoronata is lovely, but like Katelios you really would be better with a car. Lassi has great beaches all within a few minutes walk, there is a large choice of accomodation, but I can highly recommend the Lassi Hotel. Lovely and clean, views over the Gulf of Argostoli, decent breakfast, nice pool area, quiet but not too far from the bars, restaurants and tavernas. From this year they will have a pool bar doing snacks and lunches too. The Lassi Hotel is Argostoli end of the resort, so it is quite feasible to walk into town to sample the bars and eateries there as well, there is plenty of choice. Some good shops, coffee shops to rest awhile and watch the world go by, or the ferry over to Lixouri, and it's great to have a walk along the harbour and see the fishermen land their catch and watch the turtles at the same time.

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Lassi or Skala would be good skala is big enough for not having a hire car Katelios is fantastic and laid back nice sandy beach short walk to mounda but if you dislike the place which i doubt but just in case you would be stuck in a backwater but katelios is walkable from skala hope this helps.

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7. Re: Recommended hotels/appartments in Cephalonia?

We stayed in Lassi last year and for the first time ever we booked independently, the flights were quite expensive but the accomodation was very reasonably priced. We stayed at the Venia Studios on a self-catering basis, the studios were spotlessly clean and we had an upper floor room with superb views over the sea, the proprietors Irene and Nikos were very welcoming and nothing was too much trouble, the studios are situated in a quiet and peaceful location and within easy reach of all the superb beaches in Lassi and a 2-3 minute walk from local tavernas and bars.

Happy Holidays

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