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Argiri Hotel
Ranked #29 of 39 Hotels in Kardamena
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“Average”
Reviewed 15 August 2013

Family. Me and my sister went out most nights for Kos nightlife but the nights we didn't nothing was going on in the hotel, this was the same in the day. The staff weren't very talkative and we usually love making friends with bar staff etc, but by no means were they unfriendly. Sunbeds weren't a problem and the pool was never overly full. Wifi worked well but only in dedicated rooms. Rooms were cleaned every day except Sundays as its the day of rest, the maids are friendly, never fail to give you a lovely little smile! Never any noise problems from the main strip. The food we eat here was average and breakfast was okay. I just don't think this hotel was just what we were looking for! Aircon is quite expensive so bear this in mind, also get insect repellent as i was bitten 31 times i think i counted!

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2013

As a regular to the resort of Kardamena we booked into the Argiri Hotel based on its location, price and reviews.

We were a party of 4; which were 2 couples. We had booked an apartment with 2 double rooms, when we arrived at 3am we were put into the separate annex in 2 separate rooms. We were told that we would be moved into the room we had booked the following day. This was no problem for us until we realised one of the rooms had no key. We informed Dimitri of this and this was resolved.

The staff at Argiri were hit and miss. Dawn who works in the kitchen bar was excellent during our stay. Nothing was ever too much trouble, she was friendly, hard working and often appeared to be working 2 jobs, both cooking and waitressing. This appeared a little unfair when the waitress who was on shift in the kitchen bar at this time was sat in the opposite bar having a hand massage. The lack of presence seemed regular.

The evening bar staff were attentive, chatty and welcoming.

We were sometimes made to feel like we were in the wrong by a member of staff in the day who snapped at us when we requested new towels 5 days into our stay.

The rooms are clean, tidy and spacious. Our room over looked the pool; which was a lovely area in the day. At night there is a cockerel that will drive you crazy, however you seem to get use to this a few days in.

All in all, we had a good stay but some members of staff made us feel far more welcome than others. The hotel has a good location, close to bar street but far enough away not to hear music, it's next to the beach and has a supermarket near by.




  • Stayed July 2013
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 August 2013 via mobile

Me and my friends went to Kos for the nightlife. We stayed at Argiri and it was out of the way enough if families to enjoy but close enough for us to walk for about 5 minutes if that and enjoy our nights out. They have a rule no noise after 12am in the hotel so it was always quiet in the evenings. We first got there and our group of four was put in two separate rooms, when we paid for one apartment for the four of us. It was in the annexe a minute odd walk down from the main entrance, bit of a way out if you went to the pool in the main building with a lot of stairs and no lift. Only way i could describe it was an inbetweeners moment! We went down to reception and explained and they quickly put us in our new room apartment A. It was a typical self catering room, two beds on the ground floor with a kitchenette, and bathroom just off that with a short flight of stairs going up to a separate bedroom with two more beds in. Despite it being basic, it was always clean with thanks to the amazing maid and cosy enough for us to call it home. We loved the layout it was great for us four to socialise in and get ready for dinner and nights out.

Only downside was there was never any hot water! we asked for help and he said it was solar powered and its a first come first serve basis, the later you leave it expect a freezing ice cold experience! It also €5 a day for air conditioning and I can't remember how much the safes were. They were kept at the reception which was a pain because it shut at 12am and opened at 9am..

The staff were so polite and funny and always made sure everyone was happy. The pool area is spacious with lots of umbrellas if you want them and sunbeds, so you never struggled to get one. We loved our stay in Kos and with thanks to this hotel it was a memorable experience !

Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2013

A group of 10 or so of us had booked hotel rooms months in advance, arrived ready to start our Kos vacation and were bluntly told that all the rooms were full and they had overbooked us. Be careful with the booking!

Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 18 July 2013

We booked here in error as we thought it was right in Kos town so only ended up staying one night. But the Manager and staff were all very welcoming and ready to accomodate and they graciously let us change our online booking to only 1 night. We went right at the end of season so the place was pretty quiet... but at the same time peaceful.
We had a really nice room on the main floor down the hall behind reception. Lots of room and cupboard space... very clean except for the provided kitchen ware ...yikes!
Walk out to the side yard/back of property & no bugs at all.
I made a mistake of leaving my daytimer in the drawer and had to head back there on the bus 2 days later but they had it waiting for me.
Breakfast was sufficient. Pool looked nice but we only went to the beach. Stores right across the road and plenty of restaurants and bars a short walk away. Kardamena seemed really expensive though for food and drinks but we had just come from Gulluk in Turkey which fortunately still doesnt have the Euro and is a very inexpensive town.
I'd recommend staying there.... for the room price it can't be beat!

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with friends
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2013

Pros:
Great pool area
Friendly staff
Great air con and beds in the annex rooms
Literally on the sea front
Great location, close to bar street but can't hear the noise
Good food and lovely kitchen staff
Great atmosphere, with music by the pool and friendly guests
Powerful shower

Cons:
Cockroaches in the room (however they gave us bug spray and that seemed to sort the problem)
Rotting wardrobe
Being separated from other friends who were in the main building
Main building air con in rooms was poor
No safe in room, was behind the front desk
VERY noisy neighbours in the annex (the building isn't monitored by staff)
Didn't change the towels

I know it looks like quite a few cons, but for us, the pros definitely outweighed this. We went as a group of five 18 year old girls on our first clubbing holiday and it was perfect for us. I wouldn't recommend for families.

Room Tip: Annex if you're not too fussed about noise but want to keep cool.
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 June 2013

Found this place through a last minute website and was pleasantkly surprised. The service from Kostas and Emma behind the bar was fanrastic, excellent local knowledge and very large pool area with adequate space.

Excellent location, and i msut recommend Posodonia restaurant opposite which does a great Greek meal.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Argiri Hotel
Address: central road (Main Street), Kardamena 853 00, Greece
Region: Greece > South Aegean > Dodecanese > Kos > Kardamena
Amenities:
Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #29 of 39 Hotels in Kardamena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Argiri Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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