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Ionian Emerald Resort

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Even if my brother was minister of tourism he wouldn't have granted me the right to name this hotel as 5 stars. Wifi scarce, very poor breakfast, pool resembling to camping, rooms tasteless decorated, balconies narrow so close to next's room that you could hear neighbors whispering. No way if you respect your money to pay more than 150€ (...

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The positive points are: Large room with a stunning view (sea). Great airconditioning system. Towel service in the pool and the pool itself where very nice. No need getting up early and claim a bed with a towel. Plenty of beds. Refridgerator (mini bar) works great and can hold plenty of drinks. Every day you get a toothbrush, shampoo, razorblade,...

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2Thank Ruud d
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I strongly disagree with the 5 star rating. Amenities, fixtures, decor, design are 3 star at best. Balconies are within 1 foot from neighbouring balconies. Shower hose is fixed near where your ankles would be positioned if standing, meaning you must sit in the tub to shower, and manually hold the shower hose. Wifi did not work once. So, you...

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2Thank Jay K
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Had a great week chilling out at the Ionian emerald resort, the staff were very friendly and attentive from breakfast time, at the pool bar and through to serving the evening meals. The room was clean and beautifully made up each day, the maids did a fantastic job. The pool was like swimming in a warm bath which was really...

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1Thank John R
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Just returned from an amazing 2 weeks at the Ionian Emerald Resort. I highly recommend it, staff very friendly nothing any bother, they were all so nice & genuine, we had bed & breakfast as we like to try other tavernas / restaurants so ate only once in the evening at the hotel which was very good. Took advantage of...

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2Thank Amv0912
Sleaford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I have just returned after a fantastic holiday at the Ionian Emerald Resort. It is in a beautiful location over looking the sea with Sami around the bay and the sister island of Ithakar across the sea. It is in a very quiet village but this is what made it for us. It's about a 20 minute...

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3Thank kate_h2204
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We are currently on our second to last night here at Ionian Emerald and are travelling as a young couple. The hotel is very clean, staff are very friendly - especially the waiter by the pool he is always hard at work and happy to help in any way. Our room has been fine and the maids do an excellent...

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3Thank Christl Maria O
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Have just returned from the Ionian Emerald resort. We found everything to be as advertised. The staff were always cheerful, friendly and helpful. The room was good, clean and fresh with a great view over the pool and out to sea. Breakfast was varied and there always seemed to be plenty. We only had bed and breakfast as we like...

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2Thank Janet O
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I would not recommend this hotel... I've stayed multiple places around Greece and the islands and this by far is the worst. First off for the money you are paying to stay here is a joke, it's so expensive that 1 week here for 2 rooms only was 8 times more expensive then me Traveling to santorini, Crete, mykanos, Rhodes...

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7Thank ZachInMtl
Cowdenbeath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Arrived back from Ionian Emerald on 29th after a great 2 weeks even the thunderstorm didn't spoil that Saturday found rooms excellent had problem with shower leaking but was fixed same day as reported Staff very good and friendly Probably best holiday hotel we have stayed in no problem with sunbeds Our opinion definitely 5 star holiday hotel Food in...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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: RM645 - RM1,414 (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!”
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“room 103 has great views”
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 of 5 bubbles MammaHerb66, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top floors are best.”
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“All the rooms have good views”
 of 5 bubbles Deodar, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book a family room away from over the pool as it's quieter and just as lovely.”
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