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Ionian Emerald Resort

#4 of 5 Hotels in Sami
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Ambleside, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2015

what a find!!! holiday with jet2 to this amazing place, picked up at airport by private taxi, wow!!! it was wonderful to see the island in a very comfortable taxi, all to ourselves!! lovely greeting from a very friendly George, who helped us with luggage, and everything we needed on our holidays. Georgella, the other receptionist could not have been...

6Thank wendy m
co durham england
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Hi we just got back from the Ionian emerald I'm sami kefalonia the hotel is well situated only a few meters from the beach in a very quiet village the hotel is modern vey clean and all of the rooms have a sea view we stayed in 401 the room was clean and well equipped with coffe and tea making...

4Thank martylad
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2015

To start let me explain this was our 7th. visit to the Greek islands so we understand what star ratings really mean in relation to Greece. Having travelled all over the world and stayed in 100,s of hotels we also understand hotels. Before you read further remember this is a hotel claiming to be 5 star. On arrival no one...

14Thank GEOFF P
Rainham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We have just returned from a week's holiday at the Ionian Emerald Resort and have to say that it is one of the nicest hotels I have stayed in for a holiday. It is not big hotel, only 36 rooms, which makes it a very intimate hotel and as it was September, a little quieter than usual which is what...

7Thank Kevin E
Reviewed 2 September 2015

When we arrived at the hotel we were impressed by the pool area and the rooms were lovely decorated. Plenty of day light and a view. We had a few problems with our rooms, but these were sorted out efficiently considering the hotel was at full capacity. The kids loved the pool and it was nice to have the option...

2Thank 2littlehens
Reviewed 31 August 2015

A very nice, well kept hotel with attentive staff and good facilities. We had no problems with getting a sun bed and enjoyed the private beach with complimentary beds and parasol. The location is relatively quiet but there are 3 tavernas , a bakery and a mini market within about 500 yards and the bars and restaurants of Sami are...

4Thank kevandjack
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 12 nights end of July and had a lovely time but there is something missing that I can't quite put my finger on Staff great very clean hotel and pool is well laid out Can't say I agree with the Athina hotel next door being able to use the pool but we never had an issue with beds...

3Thank dtgwhu
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2015

We stayed here in September 2014. Our room was very quiet and private. The bed was extremely comfortable. Beautiful views across to Ithaca. The pool was of a good size, the sun loungers were glorious! The pool bar served super snack meals and incidentally, really good cocktails too. The hotel restaurant food was very high quality indeed but more of...

2Thank Mark W
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This is a fine place to stay, but do not expect the amenities, service, and comfort of a 5-star hotel. A few examples: 1) We asked for a room with a full sized bed, we got a room with two twins pushed together. We asked to switch rooms but were told that was not possible. 2) The toiletries in our...

3Thank Zozo650
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We have just returned from a 2 week stay here and the hotel itself is lovely - beautiful views of the sea and the mountains, set in a peaceful area and very clean and modern. The staff are very friendly - especially the pool bar staff where nothing was too much trouble. The pool area is excellent - comfy sunbeds,...

2Thank travellingturtle123

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ionian Emerald Hotel is a beautiful hotel in Karavomylos Sami in Kefalonia, offering a high standard of hospitality, in an environment where warmth and fine taste surround the guest from the moment they enter the hotel. This luxurious 5 star hotel in Kefalonia has panoramic views of the sea and the port of Sami. The exemplary service of Ionian Emerald Hotel & Resort will offer you moments, with exclusive amenities and facilities. The luxurious accommodation, with views over the Ionian Sea, the direct access to Agia Eythimia, lake Melissani, cave Drogkarati and other beautiful beaches, make it the ideal combination for magnificent holidays. Ionian Emerald Hotel & Resort is the ideal choice for a luxurious stay, whether you're on the island for business or pleasure. With its impeccable services and facilities, in this family-run hotel you will experience the ultimate relaxation and tranquility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ionian Emerald Resort

Address: Karavomilos | Sami, Sami 280 80, Greece
Region: Greece > Ionian Islands > Cephalonia > Sami
Price Range: $189 - $448 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ionian Emerald Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 38
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“38 rooms only so any one is perfect!”
R6253OXalanb, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room 103 has great views”
  • view over towards Sami
  • view looking towards Ithaca
  • View from room 103 over the pool
MammaHerb66, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top floors are best.”
Hellenium, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have good views”
Deodar, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book a family room away from over the pool as it's quieter and just as lovely.”
Akolah, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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