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“Famailes not welcome!”
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Sydney Bar
Ranked #1 of 14 Kefalos B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 13, 2012

We arrived in Kefalos and transferred to Anthony’s bar, which is where we had booked to stay. On arrival we were told there were no available rooms so the manager of Anthonys arranged for us to stay at Syndeys bar.
This happened to be the worst possible move, as the bar played loud music until 3am, this may have been acceptable if we were just a couple, but we were travelling with children.
We were greeted the following morning by a rude waitress, who delivered our tea and toast. The manager of Anthonys bar then came to ask us how our night had been. We explained that it had been a very disturbed night due to the noise. He then agreed that we could now stay at his hotel (The hotel we had originally booked and paid to stay in) and gave us a lift.
Once settled into Anthonys, we decided to go back to Sydneys bar to have lunch and use the pool (Which is open to the public) to show that there were no hard feelings. On arrival we were rudely greeted by the managers wife, who informed us that we could not use the facilities as they were for hotel guests only. I must add at this point say that it clearly states on the notice board outside Sydneys that the pool is open to the public.
The managers wife then spoken Greek to her colleges and gave us an unwelcoming look as we walked out.
We found this hotel to be very rude and unwelcoming towards us (This may be due to the fact that we were a family travelling), my personal opinion is that if you are a regular you would fit in fine (as many did) but unfortunately, we were not treated with this welcoming approach so will not be returning, as the rude managers wife made sure that we were left to feel unwelcome (which is a shame because on average we travel to two holiday destinations per year, and do return when have enjoyed a holiday).

Room Tip: Children not welcome.
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  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 17, 2012

Sydneybar Hotel is run and owned by a lovely family couple, Micheal and Marianthi. They are the best hosts I have come to know in Kos and Greece whilst on Holiday here. They show how to have a good time and they have the most liveliest bar on the Kamari bay road. The Bar has everything you need from a Big breakfast to evening dinner and a Pool that is so welcoming in the Greek summer heat. would Definitely return to this hotel time and time again.

Room Tip: The best rooms are in the front for a sea view, but if looking for a quiet room then I would recomme...
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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 1, 2012

Me and my boyfriend have just came back from a brilliant trip to kos,greece! Finding the Sydney bar was the best thing we could have done, we spend 6 out of the 7 nights we were over there for. The food was the best ive ever tasted, so fresh! The people were lovely and the entertainment at night was perfect! Such a lovely, friendly and happy environment to be in! Reccommend everyone to go there! :) We came back friday morning and were missing it already!

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Paige M
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Reviewed May 8, 2012

Myself and my husband attended a wedding in september 2011 here. It was fantastic. We stayed for a week at the hotel on b&b but eat every evening meal here to as the food was so good. The owner and his wife are very nice an helpful as are the staff. This was our first time visiting greece as we usually holiday in spain. We are sure to retun this year, no more spain for us now. Very well run bar.

Room Tip: The seaview rooms are the best. We were in a side sea view room but were not in the rooms much as th...
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  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 10, 2011

We stayed here last month and it was so lovely, we asked for a sea view and as you can see from the pictures it was gorgeous. The place is very clean and the rooms are spacious enough . The staff are friendly and cant do enough for you, we went as a couple but there was alot of famillies there and its quite family oriented anyway but not enough for it to be a pain for a young couple.Please bare in mind if you ask for a room with a sea view it is right above the bar and its quite loud so unless your planning on staying up partying its a no no. Everybody seems to end up in Sydneys and they have a dance floor etc we made lots of friends there and the beer is cheap enough, plus the cocktails are generous there is no stingyness in this bar. The food was also top notch we didnt have one disappointing meal and although the area is surrounded by restaurants we chose to stay there more often than not. The staff are all young and nice to look at too and the manager and his wife are always around and ready to help or just if you want a chat, they even put the rugby on for you if you ask nicely. The pool is average size but its nice enough and there are plenty of sun loungers. There is kind of a mini beach just outside if you dont fancy the 100 mtr walk to the real one and the jetty is lovely to sunbathe on. There is also a store next door sells pretty much everything you need. We will definately go back there again its a little gem thats not over full or over run . Loved it.

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Stayed: October 2017, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: September 2017, traveled as a couple
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Address: Kefalos Bay, Kefalos 853 01, Greece
Location: Greece > South Aegean > Dodecanese > Kos > Kefalos
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Bar / Lounge Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Kefalos
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