The first night of my fly and drive tour across Greece was in Kalambaka at the Amalia Hotel.
The hotel is located on the main street that leads to Trikala (and then to Athens). If you don’t have a car, or if are not travelling in a group, forget to stay at the Amalia. There is nothing outside the hotel, expect the road. There is a lot of traffic so be aware to ask for a room on the quite side. Our room overlooked a wonderful garden but we had a lot of noise for the road.
The staff is friendly and helpful, in any case I WILL NEVER AGAIN stay at the Amalia in Kalambaka. The room was very dated, the bathroom at last of 25/30 years ago, there was a terrifying and smelly carpet in the room and the most important thing the room was not well cleaned (dust on the desk, on the TV, etc.). A very bad experience taking into consideration that was not a cheap stay. Finally a few words for the breakfast: TERRYFING, quality and choice of food like a 1 star hotel and not of a 4 stars.
Overall a stay rated 1.5 stars, if possible avoid Amalia Hotel.More