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“Peace and quite, bliss” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Afrato Village Apartments

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Afrato Village Apartments
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Trapezaki
Kelso, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Peace and quite, bliss”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2013

We have been going back to Afrato of and on; mainly on for the last 11 years. If you want to just get away kick back and relax this is the place. Not ideal for kid's or if you are looking for a lively holiday. If like us you want well kept, clean rooms, with great views where you can relax with no other noise apart from the sound of the sea and the crickets in the back ground then this is the place.
Jerry and Christina make you feel very welcome it's like visiting friends. Looking forward to our next visit already
John& Brenda H

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank johnbrenda21
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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Birmingham
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54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

Arrived, looking forward to a drink by the pool. Told no bar. No bar till next week. No other guests, if we had been told we would of gone else where. No guide to local facilities, welcome pack one bottle of water. We are then told we have to pay cash, and as there is no cash point in village we have either got to find a bus (no guide in room or hire car) to main town

We wanted to get away for peace and quiet, not a morgue.

Unless you are a mountain goat you need a hire car.

We then found out that these appartments are in two places, 3 couples are in one place and we are on are own with no idea of where or what to do. Hopefully the car hire place tomorrow will be more helpfull. The only informative helpfull person was a barman in a bar we found by chance


  • Stayed June 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank PhilKathryn
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Sittingbourne
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Jerry and Christina are such a lovely couple that they make staying at the Afrato village a must each year for us. We consider ourselves very fortunate to have found this little piece of Paradise. The welcome is always enthusiastic and genuine and the jam, cakes and other treats that Chritina leaves in the room are just a small part of that.
The location of the Afrato along with the spotlessly clean, air conditioned and large apartments is a real "find". The views, accommodation and atmosphere far exceed any expectations you may have had before your first visit. Little wonder so many people return year after year. You can keep the Trapezaki Bay Hotel with its small rooms, high prices and crowded pool! The Afrato is an oasis of calm in a lovely location on a lovely Island.
We will be back again at the end of July 2013. Jerry even saves your favourite room for you.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Steve F
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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2012

Just back from our 2nd visit to Afrato Village, we enjoyed again a wonderful and peaceful holiday. The apartments are clean and well equipped. The view is absolutely fantastic and romantic (especially under the moon). The terrace and the swimming pool are great and well equipped too. Jerry and Christina make you feel at home. They are friendly, hospitable and attentive. The apartments are conveniently located, near to wonderful beaches and great tavernas. A car is needed if you really want to take full advantage of the loviest places in kefalinia. We really recommend this place for a relaxing and reinvigorating holiday.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank einter10
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2012

We have been holidaying at Afrato Village for the last ten years and have just booked again for 2013, which says everything.Jerry and Christina are delightful and helpful hosts: nothing is too much trouble. The aparments are scrupulously clean, equipped with TV and air conditioning, larger and well arranged than comparable local accommodation. Overlooking the sea the views are sumtuous and the surroundings peaceful and quiet apart from cicadas and sheep. The pool is beautifully well maintained and peaceful - sometimes it seemed like a personal item. The apartments are situated down a cul de sac - so no traffic noise and a short walk is needed to reach the nearest tavernas and shops - but a car is recommended for the less energetic. We have been to other Greek Islands and other apartments/hotels on Kefalonia but without doubt Afrato is the best - tranquility in abundance.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Alan J
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Gamlingay, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2012

We have just returned from our 6th visit to Afrato Village which was once again a perfect holiday. Jerry and Christina are perfect hosts with nothing being to much trouble. The apartments are immaculately clean and very well equiped. The pool is beautiful with breathtaking views out to sea. Behind the apartments stands majestic Mount Ainos, A narrow lane through the olive trees takes you out to the main road and up to the village.
Kefalonia is a stunning island made up of lovely sandy beaches and pretty villages.
For a peaceful, relaxing holiday Afrato village is the perfect place to stay.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Julie W
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2012

I have visited Greece and the Greek islands many times and have always enjoyed the hospitality, however Gerry and his family are just ..... great, making your holiday relaxing and stress free, I think the place and people is fantastic. The Apartments are clean, well equipped, peaceful and have great views.The location has a short walk to local Tavernas and shops, but I would recommend a car to get around the island, driving is easy on Kef as the roads are quiet and most of the big drops (which I hate) are guarded, just take you time and don't worry when you get lost, just consider it as the scenic route.
The Island has a lot to offer quiet beaches and clear seas where ever you go, food and drink if eating out is generally pretty good and reasonable value.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank chris c
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Property: Afrato Village Apartments
Address: Afrato | Vlachata, Trapezaki 471 50, Greece
Location: Greece > Ionian Islands > Cephalonia > Trapezaki
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Swimming Pool
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Trapezaki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Afrato Village Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 18

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