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“Nice place in Kalamata”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Elite City Resort

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Elite City Resort
Ranked #2 of 21 Hotels in Kalamata
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Frankfurt, Germany
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Nice place in Kalamata”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013

Very nice hotel with high level of cleanliness. Staff was wonderful and incredibly willing to help us in every way. Enjoyed the area and lobby too. Kalamata has an abundance of perfect places to eat although we chose to avoid those along the front as we found these more pricey, hot in high summer and the service temperamental.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Athens, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

The hallways are shabby, the rooms as well, the hotel in general shows signs of neglect. Housekeeping are terrible at it, and the same goes for the reception and waiters.

The view is nice if you're lucky enough to get a room with a sea view, but you cannot enjoy it on friday and saturday evenings as those rooms' balconies overlook the hotel open roof restaurant with extremely loud traditional bad music and extremely loud patrons.

Will not be visiting in the future.

Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2013

Spacious rooms, very clean . Next to the sea, with swimming pool where you canhave late night drinks ( clublike poolbar). Close to the city. The meeting rooms were convenient and big. The staff was polite and willing to help and service us.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
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Athens, Greece
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145 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

Great beachfront hotel with a vary good location, nice rooms, good breakfast and very good service. Great for families as well. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the whole package is value for money.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2013

First of all, if arriving by car please ensure to ignore the Tripadvisor and Google maps which are incorrect. We drove to Kalamata and arrived at night in holiday hell at the wrong end of Navarinou St ie the city centre end, which was like Magaluf-gone-mad, and thought we had booked the wrong hotel. In fact the street numbering does not exist at the other end, and there is no number 2, so the hotel made their address up. Simply approach along the coast from the East and IGNORE the town, as you will never find a parking space! Panic over and stress levels rapidly dropping, we located the Elite City easily once we were at the right end of the beach, from its blue rooftop sign. It is within 30 mins walk/10 mins drive of the busy night-life (again, do not attempt to drive into centre at night during August unless on scooters!).
The hotel is simply great and we would echo all of the other reviews. We stayed 3 days and were treated to superb a la carte food, sumptuous buffets, huge breakfast choice (hot and cold) with fresh fruits. All nights had live modern Greek music.The reception is modern and luxurious, with lots of bright lounge area indoors to retreat from the heat and sun. Rooms are pleasantly modern, high quality and there are both wi-fi and pcs with internet, for those needing to stay connected. Helpful reception and friendly restaurant staff are there to help you at every turn. The busy beach is not reserved to the hotels along this section as you proceed from the outskirts of town, but mainly the clientele is from each adjacent hotel. Elite City is the second from last hotel before you leave the city boundary and this is not a built up area at all, unlike the part we arrived in. One additional point - it rained just once whilst we were in the outside restaurant, which has a huge sliding roof to keep people and chairs dry. Staff quickly went into action to remove cushions and take down the large parasols elsewhere - unlike the Ipanema bar up the road at the inferior Filoxenia, where the planked roof leaked like a sieve and the whole bar was left unusable with water everywhere. The Elite City was the best located and best hotel experience we saw in Kalamata - once eventually found.

Room Tip: Rooms in the main hotel building are just as good as the villas and are very quiet - no road noise.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2013

This is a renovated hotel which is situated next to a long beach, in walking distance from the city. Rooms are modern, clean and specious, with a comfortable bed and all necessary amenities, members of staff are polite and friendly, breakfast is very rich to suit all tastes, food is very tasty and at logical prices, parking is free and umbrellas, sunbeds and beach towels are also provided free of charge.

A hotel with emphasis on quality and service.

Room Tip: Rooms overlooking the beach are right on the main (sea front) road, which may noisy at times, so you...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
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Ptolemaida, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

This hotel combines everything you can ask for a summer holiday.
Next to a long beautiful beach, in a walking distance from the city, clean and specious rooms, polite staff, great food, big pool, free wi-fi, free parking, free umbrella and sunbed, night events like beach party every Wednesday and pool party every Tuesday.
Combined with the city life of Kalamata, It is ideal for families with kinds of any age .

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Property: Elite City Resort
Address: 2 Navarinou, Kalamata 241 00, Greece
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Location: Greece > Peloponnese > Messenia Region > Kalamata
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Kalamata
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kalamata
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kalamata
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Elite City Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 157
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Elite City Resort welcomes you to the beautiful city of Kalamata at Messinia, one of the most beautiful cities in Peloponnese. Overlooking the magnificent Messinian Bay, you can enjoy our numerous and luxurious services, in a wide place of 38.000 Square meters, throughout the year. Elite City Resort and its highly trained staff are at your disposal to satisfy all your needs. The combination of the earthly colors of nature, with the blue of the sea and the luxury and modern architecture and decor, transforms your stay or your visit in a pleasurable experience. ... more   less 
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