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Oldham, England
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2015

Returned last friday from our second week long visit to the Olive Bay. Last year we were on the first floor, which had great views, but this year we had a second floor room and the views were so much better. Spectacular views of the sun-rise about 7am. Enjoyed sitting on the balcony in the evening with a nice glass... More 

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East Anglia, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

These apartments are perfect for a self catering holiday located in a very peaceful and relaxing part of Agia Efimia. We had a lovely spacious clean apartment on the 2nd floor which commanded fabulous views of the bay from the balcony. The young girl who was in charge of reception was so helpful and informative who went out of her... More 

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Athens
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

I found Olive Bay Hotel at a desperate mood to escape from Lefkada island towards a nearby destination (Kefalonia) due to unpleasent stay (will describe in another review). I was totally pleased by all choices, the island, the location, the hotel, the management. Olive Bay Hotel, not really a hotel as there was not breakfast or restaurant facilities is remarkably... More 

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Grand Cayman
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

Beautiful location, lovely clean, modern, spacious room with an amazing view from the balcony. The little town was charming with everything you could possibly need. A bakers to buy fresh bread every day, a bank with ATM, travel agents, car and bicycle hire, 2 little supermarkets, loads of lovely tavernas and restaurants. You can take boat trips and ferries to... More 

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Israel
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Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

First time in Kefalonia, but not last, thanks to this lovely hotel. Clean, quite, well equiped, centrally located in the nice village of Agia Efemina. About 20 minutes drive to Myrtos and Antisamos beaches. Whatever you need within a walking distance. Don't look any further, this is the place to spend great time on the island.

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Plymtree, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

We spent a week at Olive Bay Hotel In June and couldn't fault it. It was spotlessly clean and had everything you wanted for a comfortable stay. The views were breathtaking and we spent many evenings just sat on our balcony taking it all in and watching the boats with a few glasses of wine. The Amalia was lovely and... More 

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1 Thank L0uMadd0
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Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

We just returned from a 2 week stay at the Olive Bay hotel. We can't fault the hotel, we were welcomed by Amalia who was the perfect host, our room was spotlessly clean, comfortable bed, sheets and towels changed every 3rd day, good bathroom with shower and lots of hot water, great balcony with fabulous view of the sea, Sami... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

We really enjoyed our 4 day stay at Olive Bay Hotel in the lovely village of Agia Efimia. The owner's daughter manages the reception and is extremely friendly and helpful, offering free espressos and homemade cake. The hotel is comfortable and has beautiful sea views, located only 50 meters from a small secluded beach where we went swimming every morning.... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 July 2015

We stayed here in July 2015 for a week. The sea view was amazing and it was a two minute walk to the local tavernas and shops. Amalia who checked us in was very helpful and a great source for information. The room we had was very spacious and comfortable.

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Reviewed 29 June 2015

Fantastic views of sea & mountains.If you want peace & quiet to hear the birds & watch the butterflies,this is the place.The hotel rooms are kept beautifully clean,good cooking facilities & fridge.Amalia as others have commented very helpful without being intrusive.Thankyou to all the family who work so hard to make Olive Bay the lovely hotel it is.Sorry to be... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Olive Bay Hotel

Address: Agia Efimia, Agia Efimia 280 81, Greece
Region: Greece > Ionian Islands > Cephalonia > Agia Efimia
Price Range: RM210 - RM456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“1st and second floors. All rooms have sea views”
 of 5 bubbles johnhowgate360, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have sea view”
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 of 5 bubbles tonysprings, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“upper floor”
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 of 5 bubbles nibucu, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors probably have better view.”
 of 5 bubbles 160rosemarie, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor probably the best for views”
 of 5 bubbles DorP673, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
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