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Athina Hotel

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Athina hotel is a 3 Stars hotel and apartments accommodation complex in Kefalonia (Cephalonia) Island in Ionian Islands of Mediterranean sea, ideal for travel, tourism, Vacation, accommodation and lodging resort as well. The Kefalonia (Cephalonia) Hotel & apartments complex is located in Karavomylos village near to Sami town region and to the awarded Antisami beach, Melissani Lake and Drogarati cave which are some of the most attractive sightseeing of Kefalonia(Cephalonia) Island and Greece and Greek Islandsin general confession. Talking about lodging & accommodation in Kefalonia(Cephalonia or Kephalonia) island Greece and its hotels, apartments, studios, rooms & resorts, a travel destination within Ionian Islands Greece, who's those that haven't ever heard about the Cosmopolitan, famous and deep-Green island in Mediterranean Sea where the most Hollywood Stars continuously and fanatic spending their holidays there...
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Baggage storage
Public wifi
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Shared lounge / TV area
Express check-in / check-out
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Safe
Refrigerator
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
Languages Spoken
English, Greek, Italian
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Carol B wrote a review Oct 2023
5 contributions2 helpful votes
First time to Sami what a lovely place, our stay was really relaxing and great fun we met some really friendly people and Makis is just full of life nothing is too much trouble for him. Hotel was more than adequate for our needs and I slept like a baby. Thank you Makis and hope to see you again.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Bob P wrote a review Sept 2023
Rossendale, United Kingdom42 contributions13 helpful votes
This was our 10th visit to the Athina and once again we were not disappointed. Makis makes everyone very welcome and cant do enough for his visitors. Our room was very clean and comfortable and had a very nice see view.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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john o wrote a review Sept 2023
Hamilton, United Kingdom17 contributions5 helpful votes
The hotel is only yards from the shingle beach the bay is comfortable to swim in. The hotel is in walking distance to the the town of Sami with lovely restaurants and bars. Also you are only yards away from the village square with a few restaurants close by.
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Date of stay: July 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Any trips, sails you want to do book through Makis he can fix anything for you.
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Jill O wrote a review Sept 2023
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We've just had 10 great days at the Athina Hotel. We always book a 3 star bed and breakfast as we know the standard in Greek Islands and it suits us perfectly. The housekeeping standard is first class - the rooms are cleaned beautifully each day with towels and sheets being changed very regularly. Breakfast is plentiful and good quality. The rooms are a bit smaller than we usually have and so was the balcony but it more than served it's purpose, which was basically just somewhere to shower and sleep. The whole place has a wonderfully friendly atmosphere and has Makis at it's heart. Makis oozes friendliness and endless energy. He knows and greets everyone by name from the moment you arrive until the end of your holiday. We have no problem in recommending the Athina as a good place to stay. Thank you Makis.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Sally P wrote a review Aug 2023
12 contributions2 helpful votes
What a lovely reception arrived lunchtime and was greeted with a cold bottle of water and showen to our room. Room was basic and could of done with refurbishing. Wc was glued back together. View on balcony was not that good so never sat out, which was such a shame. Fridge, aircon, hairdryer and safe free to use. The room was cleaned to a high standard every day and fresh towels. As part of the package we were allowed to use the ionian emerald hotel facilities. Lovely pool and bar area with allocated sunbeds available on the beach. There is also spa facilities and a gym to use. It is a good 20min walk into Sami to the resturants and shops. However, there is s handful of local taverns in the village and patisserie shop. The host of the Athina Makis made you feel really welcome. Would recommend this hotel but would request a seaview next time. One of the best greek hotels we have being too.
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Wainy123 wrote a review Aug 2023
Horbury, United Kingdom30 contributions10 helpful votes
We had a lovely stay. The rooms are basic but clean and tidy due to the cleaners coming everyday. The hotel next door which is available to use is a real bonus, used the gym everyday, free top class loungers on beach, nice pool with different loungers / large beds etc. Lovely flat walk into Sami where there are several restaurants. Very quiet which suited us. Will definately go back Makis the owner is a superstar who is a real grafter and top man 👍👍. Constantina and Mike at breakfast are lovely and knowledgable about the area.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Lovely bakery in right just up from hotel
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Magpie wrote a review Aug 2023
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom8 contributions5 helpful votes
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We arrived at the Athena hotel after a long day to be met by happy Astrid not. She give us both a bottle of water and showed us to our room or prison cell without speaking. It was dark and small looking straight onto a load of trees. Eventually when Makis arrived after some deliberation he said we could have room 317. It was bigger but still awful. The walls looked dirty in need of painting, tatty cheap furniture, no tv, safety deposit box that did not work. Also the bathroom was dangerous with a step into it which stopped the door opening fully so you had to go in sideways. The drain cover in the shower kept coming off. Other things include same boring breakfast every day. The rest of the hotel is very clean. To finish the brochure makes it look like the Athena has a lovely pool and the bedrooms dont look like the pictures.
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Date of stay: July 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Emma K wrote a review Jul 2023
West Molesey, United Kingdom4 contributions1 helpful vote
Myself and my sister stayed here on our first trip away without our parents and we are so glad we chose Athina to stay in! Makis the owner is amazing, he made sure we were safe and well looked after, gave us advice about the island and is an amazing host. His bar is good fun and everyone loves him. The room was very basic (we didn’t expect anything major anyways) the only thing I would say is the bed was extremely creeky and the mattress very hard so we didn’t always sleep amazingly. The showers could do with updating as well for ease of use. You have access to the sun loungers on the beach which we used daily and are about a 12-15 minute walk in Sami where there are lots of lovely restaurants. We had an amazing time overall and are very happy with our choice of hotel. Thank you Makis
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Date of stay: June 2023
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Jon P wrote a review Jul 2023
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Have just returned from a fantastic holiday after spending a week with Makis at The ATHINA Hotel. We received a warm welcome from Makis ( the owner) and were offered a complimentary drink from the bar as soon as we arrived. We were given a room on the ground floor which overlooked the sea, which was spotlessly clean and ideal for our stay. During our time at the hotel we were introduced to many guests by Makis whom we learnt came back year after year…which to me says a lot about the hotel and Makis. We made some lovely friends at the hotel and had a very very memorable holiday and will definitely return to this little gem in Sami. Makis….Diolch Yn fawr! X
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Date of stay: June 2023
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David M wrote a review Jun 2023
burnley7 contributions2 helpful votes
The welcome from the owner Makis was lovely and he made sure everyone got to meet each other. The hotel was overlooking the sea and just a short stroll to the village with a few tavernas and coffee and bakery shops. We enjoyed a relaxing week .There are lots of things to do and see or just chill and enjoy life. We would love to return.
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Date of stay: June 2023
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£55 - £66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
GreeceIonian IslandsKefaloniaSami
NUMBER OF ROOMS
45
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Frequently Asked Questions about Athina Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Athina Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Nautical Museum of Sami (1.3 miles), Melissani Cave (0.5 miles), and Drogarati Cave (1.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Athina Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Athina Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Athina Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Athina Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Fior D'amore, Kallithea, and Mnistires Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Athina Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Athina Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Athina Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Italian, and Greek.
Are there any historical sites close to Athina Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Monastery of Panagia Agrilion (2.1 miles).
Is Athina Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.