The largest of the Ionian islands, Kefalonia became a must-see destination for many after the release of Captain Corelli’s successful film Mandolin.since then, the natural beauty of this Greek island has captivated the hearts of many with its wild and rugged landscape, the breathtaking mountain.enos with black firs of Kefalonia, numerous caves, picturesque beaches that are some of the best in Greece and of course the classic Greek island with rural villages, quaint historical churches and friendly people.
Thanks to the small size of the island, it is easy to see all the main attractions and towns/villages of Kefalonia in a 2 week holiday when you rent a car, but visitors who do not drive should know that the bus network is not as developed as on other Greek islands which makes the choice of where to stay more important.
10 Best hotels to stay in Kefalonia
1.Kefalonia Grand ⭐⭐⭐
In a prime position on the busy Argostoli promenade, the Kefalonia Grand is elegant and stylish. The rooms are compact and comfortable, equipped in a modern and simplistic style; some with balconies overlooking the promenade.The Wi-Fi is working well, and the lobby is spacious and welcoming, with a friendly reception always available to help.only a fifteen minute drive from Lassi beach.a hearty breakfast buffet, with a la carte options, is served in the sunny indoor and outdoor restaurant on the street.
2.Alley Boutique Hotel and Spa ⭐⭐⭐
The elegant Alley Hotel is located along the main coast of Argostoli, in an ideal location for the best restaurants, cafes and nightlife of the island’s capital, and only 15 minutes drive from the beach. 29 rooms are available in four sizes: standard or deluxe double, plus two-bedroom suites and a luxury loft suite.All feature a relaxing pastel decor, marble bathrooms, desk, cable and satellite TV, air conditioning and Wi-Fi, plus a complimentary bottle of wine. 35 m² loft suite on the upper floor has a large balcony with stunning views of the harbor.
3.Thalassa Boutique Hotel ⭐⭐⭐
Overlooking the magnificent Lassi Bay, the Thalassa Boutique Hotel offers a quieter experience than a bustling family resort.Thalassa enjoys wonderful hilltop views, with large green gardens and palm trees built around a relaxing pool. 9 types of rooms are available, from the standard 28m² sea view room to the 32m² «White Suite» with panoramic views. All are tastefully decorated, with air conditioning, large comfortable beds, TV, fridge and coffee/tea maker.
4.Mediterranee Hotel ⭐⭐⭐
This elegant 4 star hotel with 227 rooms is located in the crystal clear waters of the bay of Lassi, a short drive from the town of Argostoli.Occupying a prime stretch of coastline, the Mediterranée has its own beach and a large swimming pool.In addition, the junior or regular suites offer coffee makers, satellite TV service and refrigerators. breakfast and dinner are served in the large main restaurant, while the beach bar and restaurant cater to swimmers. a dedicated children’s pool, tennis court and table tennis keep the little ones happy.
5.Leivatho Hotel ⭐⭐⭐
The Leivatho Hotel, ideal for families and relaxing, offers discreet accommodation in the quiet and green district of Svoronata. 5 minutes walk from Avythos beach with its two taverns, and there is a large swimming pool with a special section for children.The rooms are located in low-profile, ecological bungalows with large windows, rough stone walls, air conditioning, fully equipped kitchen and garden or sea views. Free Wi-Fi
6.Fiscardo Studios ⭐⭐
Six individual pastel-coloured studios located amidst the picturesque hustle and bustle of Fiskardo harbour, with restaurants and cafes on your doorstep.Each tiled studio is well equipped, with a small kitchen, free wireless internet connection, safe, local TV channels and a balcony to enjoy the harbour views (some cheaper studios are available without harbour views).The complex offers a convenient restaurant, café and souvenir shop, and an extra bed or cradle is available for guests with small children.
7.F Zeen Hotel ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Located on a hill in one of Kefalonia’s most popular beach destinations, the F Zeen Retreat, exclusively for adults, offers a high level of luxury and comfort and a comprehensive set of guest services including laundry, room service and pillow menu.This complex of suites has 12 spacious and artistically decorated residence options, ranging in size from 30 to 44 square meters and ranging from simple to superior suites with pools and a penthouse with a terrace.There is a swimming pool and a shaded dining room/bar with rough stone facades, and the beach is a five minute walk away.
8.Acqua Blu Boutique Villas ⭐⭐⭐
The Acqua Blu Boutique Villas on the southeast coast of Kefalonia exemplify simplicity, minimalism and ingenious exclusivity.Its distinguished luxury rooms and suites have oversized beds and offer garden, mountain or sea views.the luxury suites offer an enhanced experience with a pool, large whirlpool bath and generous living room.there is a cozy spa, pool bar and two restaurants on site, and the outdoor infinity pool blends perfectly with the sea.