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Ionian Emerald Resort

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Ionian Emerald Hotel is a beautiful hotel in Karavomylos Sami in Kefalonia, offering a high standard of hospitality, in an environment where warmth and fine taste surround the guest from the moment they enter the hotel. This luxurious 5 star hotel in Kefalonia has panoramic views of the sea and the port of Sami. The exemplary service of Ionian Emerald Hotel & Resort will offer you moments, with exclusive amenities and facilities. The luxurious accommodation, with views over the Ionian Sea, the direct access to Agia Eythimia, lake Melissani, cave Drogkarati and other beautiful beaches, make it the ideal combination for magnificent holidays. Ionian Emerald Hotel & Resort is the ideal choice for a luxurious stay, whether you're on the island for business or pleasure. With its impeccable services and facilities, in this family-run hotel you will experience the ultimate relaxation and tranquility.
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Property amenities
Room service
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport transportation
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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44Car recommended
Grade: 44 out of 100
62Restaurantswithin 5 miles
15Attractionswithin 5 miles
93Room tips
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Lovely hotel, staff warm, friendly and helpful. Food in bar and restaurant very high standard. Same the pool is shared with other nearby hotels, but pool area very nice and relaxing. Two minutes to the beach, pebbles and cold currents from underground streams but very nice. Lots
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From the very start, this was a stay that we did not want to end. The resort arranged our transfer from the airport and the friendly welcome we got set the tone for a wonderful stay. The room was spacious and spotless, a good size pool with plenty of sun beds. A short walk to
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We thought this was a good location if you want visit other parts of the island, as you can drive to most of the furthest points (not the Lixouri peninsula) in about an hour. There are several tavernas within 5 minutes of the hotel, and the walk into Sami is very pleasant along
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We were staying at the sister property of hotel athina and could use the pool area and private beach .a good pool bar and a seated area for lunch ,cocktails etc.fabulous views .very relaxing.not too busy or noisy.towels provided.
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This would be my first Trip to Kefalonia for the purpose of attending a friends Wedding. My husband & I booked the Ionian Emerald Resort directly with the Hotel rather than through a package Holiday Company (the Ionian Emerald supplies rooms for many of the UK Tour Companies) on
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Yes air con is included and was great. You also get free use of a safe in your room.
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Hi anyone has an email address for this hotel please .
Hi the email address is as above - my emails from them went to junk. I found the receptions staff very helpful and Elena the owner went out of her way to answer all my questions etc
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Hi Do they have a kettle in the rooms to make tea or coffee .
Yes - we asked for more sachets which they happily provided.
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The Taxi transfer takes 45 mins so I would expect the coach to take about 60 mins depending on number of other drop of points and route. It’s possible to get basis standard european dishes in the hotel though that does limit food choices, pasta options are very good. The sport port has a wide variety of restaurants offering a variety of options - it’s certainly possible to get steak and fries, salads, chicken, burgers etc and the restaurants are all happy to accommodate individual tastes - or certainly seemed to be when where there. Enjoy your holiday!
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"sea view rooms and mountain view rooms all fine, 4 basement rooms with no view not so good."
"Top floor for the wonderful views of the Med"
"All rooms have a sea view."
"Make sure you get a sea view"
"Deluxe sea view are the best"
US$151 - US$319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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GreeceIonian IslandsCephaloniaSami
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