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Hotel Afendoulis
Ranked #10 of 49 Hotels in Kos Town
Certificate of Excellence
2 reviews
“Fantastic service!”
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Hotel Afendoulis prime asset is the wonderful family running it. You immediately feel welcome, and you will get loads of good tips on how to spend your days in Kos. When we left we even got help with the luggage to the port. The rooms are clean and quiet, the breakfast with home-made marmelade is very nice. We asked for a balcony which was nice. The location is central, and we can recomend trying barbas right across the restaurant for good greek food. A great stay for us!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

We stayed at Hotel Afendoulis and immediately were taken aback by the incredibly warm hospitality of Alexis, his wife, and daughter. They gave us superb dinner recommendations (went back twice to Mavromatis and got entirely different fabulous meals), loved the car rental guy they recommended, and what to see and do on the island. You can't miss with the price, convenient location and warm consideration from this family.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

There is always a sincere welcome from Alexis and family when arriving at Afendoulis, Late or early, arriving by air or sea, nothing is too much trouble to ensure you are comfortably ensconced as soon as you step through the jasmine scented patio into this small and comfortable hotel. Situated just five minutes walk from the centre of Kos, the Afendoulis is in a quiet residential street just a stroll from the sea and views to the Turkish mainland.

Alexis' breakfasts are justifiably famed featuring conserves made from fruit grown on his own farm, after a comfortable night's sleep in air-conditioned rooms each with their own balcony.

Afendoulis gets a great many visitors from Europe and beyond. Everyone appreciates Alexis' encyclopaedic knowledge of Kos Island and the ways and means of getting to the smaller islands of the Dodecanese.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

We agree with other reviews listing Hotel Afendoulis as excellent. Arrived late in the afternoon from Athens. Alexis was very welcoming and informative. We had dinner across the road that night - many good restaurants close by. Hotel Afendoulis location is excellent. We hired bikes for 3 consecutive days - riding generally flat, with a few hills (and great views) to the thermal springs. Good designated bicycle paths in Kos Town. We rode to Asclepio ruins, which was amazing.

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

We greatly enjoyed our stay of three nights at Hotel Afendoulis in May 2014. Breakfast was delicious. Alexis and his family were very hospitable and we greatly appreciated being dropped off at the wharf for a ferry to Bodrum/Turkey and being picked up from the Greek ferry from Rhodes and Symi. Location is central in Kos town.and in close proximity to great restaurants (H20), bars and cafes. Enjoyed the Greek Taverna across the road too. Incredibly easy to hire bicycles around either corner, right on the bike path and very close to a variety of beaches. Kos is easy to explore on a bike. This is a great location for independent travelers, families and those who don't want to stay in resorts. Rates were very reasonable and great value for money. It deserves its 2014 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence. Thank you Alexis.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

Our ferry arrived at 5:30 AM and when our taxi arrived at the door Alexis was there waiting with our key and the words that when we awoke hours later, we should come down for breakfast. Our week at the Afendoulis was defined by the care of their family including their mid-twenties daughter Sunday (we called her Sunny) who will be a wonderful manager in the years to come.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 May 2014

We've just come back from a mini trip in the Greek Islands with my wife and two daughters (aged 15 and 10). We spent one night in Kos and we were very lucky to stay at Alexis' lovely place, hotel Afendoulis. The hotel is located within 10 minutes walk of the city center, is very clean and has the level of comfort that one needs for a family. But above all this, what is really worth mentioning is Alexis and his family's hospitality. We really felt like staying with old friends. That's what we like about Greece, especially about Greek Islands, the friendliness of its people. And that is what we loved about Hotel Afendoulis. Oh, let's not forget to mention the delicious homemade breakfast. Yummy.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Property: Hotel Afendoulis
Address: 1 Evripilou, Kos Town 853 00, Greece
Region: Greece > South Aegean > Dodecanese > Kos > Kos Town
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Kos Town
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kos Town
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Highly acclaimed for its friendliness and informal atmosphere, Afendoulis Hotel is a family owned and operated hotel, conveniently located in a quiet area very close to Kos town center and the yachting Marina. The beach is only a hundred meters away. Shops, restaurants, bars and night-life activities, car, bicycle and motorbike rental are all very close by. Located on a tranquil, tree-lined street just off the beach road on the eastern part of town, Afendoulis Hotel is perfect for families as well as the more discerning back-packing traveller. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Afendoulis Hotel Kos Town
Hotel Afendoulis Kos/Kos Town

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