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Athina Hotel

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Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The host Makis makes everyone's stay here pleasure. The hotel is good, its location is excellent, but Makis and his staff could not be more helpful. It was very quiet in November, and we had full use of the adjacent 4* hotel pool and sunbeds. The area is tranquil and we walked regularly the mikle into Sami. A car is...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came across Athina Hotel based on the past reviews during the planning of our trip to Kefalonia for a family of 4 including 2 kids aged 7 and 9. Based on our limited budget, the positive reviews was what captured us. After arriving at the airport and renting a car (hugely advised), the 45 minute pleasant but hair-raising parts...

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016

How do you turn a three star into a four (or more)??? Add a Makis! The hotel is in a good position, the room we stayed in was fine, and SO clean - new towels and cleaned EVERY day of our two week stay. Breakfast is basic, but adequate. Back to Makis. The absolute life and soul of the hotel....

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1Thank lesjsin
United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely time here. It means a lot to have such a caring & welcoming host. A great base to walk to Sami but not be based in the thick of it. Very peaceful in October but just what we needed. Comfy sun beds, nice towels & sea water pool over at the neighbouring hotel. Very clean room & communal areas,...

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Haslingden
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This was our fifth visit to the Athina Hotel. We stayed for 10 nights and had the usual fantastic stay made all the better by Makis. The Hotel, if you have not visited is basic but very clean and comfortable, clean towels and the room cleaned ever day. Visit again ? you bet :)

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I've just returned from another wonderful week at Athina Hotel. My husband and I have been going to the hotel for 10 years now but this was my first solo visit where I met a friend for a 'girlie' week. Makis gave me a lovely room with a sea view and balcony, the first time I have had a sea...

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lake district
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Just home from a lovely few days in Sami. We were not lucky with the weather we had several storms , This did not stop us seeing the island as we had a hire car which is a must. It was fairly easy to find our way there , though a better map from eurocar would have helped.....I had previously...

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

On arrival we were greeted with a welcome cocktail (on the house!) and given a very warm welcome by the owner, Makis. We were then given a choice of a standard hotel room with a seaview balcony or a larger apartment with a kitchenette which had a balcony facing inland. We chose the larger room with kitchenette as we like...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Makis is just the best host ever, he is friendly and very slightly crazy. nights in the bar after a meal down in sami are a perfect end to a day in beautiful Kefalonia. the hotel is positioned justoff of the beach and on the sea path into Sami. this place is an experience not to be missed.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

First of all I want to clear up why only the 4 rating. We booked this hotel after reading the fantastic reviews and weren't disappointed with Makis or Karavomilos, but Thomas Cook clients seem to get the downstairs rooms with no view and tiny balcony. The best rooms are mainly taken by Italians, Greeks or return customers who book privately,...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Athina Hotel

Address: Karavomylos, Sami 280 80, Greece
Region: Greece > Ionian Islands > Cephalonia > Sami
Price Range: ₹ 3,168 - ₹ 7,077 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Athina Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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“You'll probably be shown at least two to choose from.”
 of 5 bubbles lesjsin, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ring Makis and book a room directly with him”
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 of 5 bubbles Fringe65, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask if you want a sea view , though I believe the other rooms are bigger.”
 of 5 bubbles lynng164, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms basic but comfy.”
 of 5 bubbles h0lib0bs1, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book Privately if possible and get an upstairs room”
 of 5 bubbles stuartw176, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
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