The hotel is modern and clean, the staff very friendly and helpful.
The position of the hotel is perfect to reach the shops and restaurants of Argostoli, but also a good starting point for a drive around the island.
Located in the center of the capital Argostoli- we are your hotel for unforgettable holidays-quiet professional meetings-a …More
After reading all the previous reviews, I thought it would be hard to meet those standards. Well, it went further and if I could it would be six stars. Arrived on an very early flight from Athens, welcomed into Katerina and Barry home/hotel and from that moment is was a life changing experience.
We hired a car for the second half of a six day stay and each day, we were given guidance of what to see and do. For the first three days, Katerina and Barry would drive us to the local town, where we would hop on a ferry to one of the islands and then get a taxi back.
In the evenings we were treated to Katerina's cooking. Imagine your favourite restaurant, well this it is plus a lovely setting looking down on the flowers in the courtyard and village.
Stayed there for a few nights - staff were amazing - especially at reception. Really helpful and went out of their way to attend to every need. Great views of the sunrise (sun sets on the other side of the island). The main outdoor pool is amazing - massive - never feels crowded. Breakfast buffet was good, lunch was a little disappointing. Didn't try the dinner. Comfortable rooms - spacious and nice balconies - we stayed in a junior suite (room 611) -- recommend that strip.
It was our fourth stay at the hotel. Having got engaged there last year we went back on our honeymoon and were not dissapointed. 10 days in paradise! Beautiful setting, amazing hotel and great, friendly staff. You couldn't ask for more!! We will definately be going back.
Chelvis from london
Stylish beachfront hotel on the edge of the Ionian Sea, one kilometre from the picturesque harbour village of Fiscardo.With …More
"Informal relaxation destination in remote location"
We found the availability of this hotel when searching online for specific dates for a holiday to Kefalonia. Other reviews about its remote location and ability to relax and unwind appealed to us. This cannot be overstated! We chose to hire a car for 3 days. As we have had such a fantastic time, next time we will hire a car for the whole of our stay. Other reviews mention having a room on the second floor: we did not have to request this - our room had already been allocated on this preferred floor. The views are breathtaking. The pool is lovely, a lot bigger than you might expect for a hotel of this size. The bar area is great, having a bit inside and also seating outside. Our bathroom and the loos near the bar were impeccably clean and our room was made up every day. Our towels were changed once during the week, which was adequate. There are two beaches within walking distance: St Thomas's and Trapezaki. Both are down very steep hills, so this must be considered if you are not very agile. But you can park at both, so if you have a car, that makes it easier. Having a car is also beneficial if you want to eat out, as both beaches have small tavernas (St Thomas = 2, Trapezaki = 1). Eating at the hotel is "OK" but not fine dining level. The staff all speak superb English and Reception arranged our car hire. The gardens are lovely, if a little unkempt. Try Denis's Taverna, Trapezaki beach for a meal out. Stunning and VERY high class. Tip: take own teabags!
Hotel was great, very clean and the staff were all very helpful and friendly. Only slight surprise was they didn't do any meals, Avithos is slightly remote but there were still several great local restaurants.
Steve from Stockport
Modern apart-hotel built in traditional Kefalonian style, in the tranquil resort of Avithos, 1.5 kilometres from the …More
"Beautiful and relaxing place to stay in Kefalonia"
Astra is simply perfect for a relaxing break in the hot Greek sun. Friendly staff, very chilled-out place, all buildings and decor in excellent conditions, the gardens are fantastic. Super pool, lots of sun beds, even in August we always got lots of pool-side time. The sea and a little beach called Ammes is literally 250 metres from Astra, so it's perfect for an afternoon dip. Restaurant is decent enough but probably the only weak link, especially as there's not that many restaurants nearby either.
The only watch-out....if you don't like aeroplanes landing/taking off, then this isn't the place for you! It's very close to the runway, but the planes only land a few times a day, and even then they're actually quite a cool spectacle.
James from London
Surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens and boasting stunning views of the sea, the Astra Village hotel is situated only …More
Me and my friend stayed at oskars as we wanted a nice chilled holiday. It's out the way and it has a beautiful view. The staff are amazing and the food there is exquisite. Great experience we are planning our next visit in September.
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