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Olive Bay Hotel

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09/05/2017 10/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Friendly staff. Thank you Amalia and Evi! Nothing was too much to ask. Arranged taxis, helped with directions within the area and booking activities. Room was clean with all of the necessary equipment. Brilliant views and location. Many restaurants and activities within walking distance. Highly recommend Boulevard Boats and Bavarian Riding Stables. We also made use of the great selection...

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glasgow, scotland
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Sorry this review is so late. We stayed here last June and loved it so much we went back in the September. The Olive Bay Hotel is a fab place to stay, within walking distance to all the lovely restaurants and the rooms are lovely with amazing views and are spotlessly clean. Amalia is a great host and is so...

Thank mjk86
Hildenborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Such a wonderful spot in our favourite place to stay on Kefalonia - Agia Efemia. The hotel is situated just up the road from the marina and tavernas in a quiet area away from the through road. There are a few pebbly bays to swim in, which I enjoyed each morning, and was an ideal start to the day before...

Thank heather_hedgehog
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Our stay at the Olive Bay Hotel could not have been better. Nothing disappointed ! A perfect location to explore the island from and a lovely room to return to at the end of the day. The balcony had amazing views over the bay looking out to Sami and an idyllic small beach was only a few yards away. Lovely...

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The Olive Bay Hotel was the perfect place to come home to at the end of every day! It is in a wonderful location, just steps away from a pretty, pebbly beach with crystal clear water. Shops, restaurants, market, and atm are all within walking distance, and the famous Myrtos beach is only a 15 minute drive. The view from...

1Thank Roxie S
Whitstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

What more can we add to what has already be said about the lovely Olive Bay Hotel. Spacious rooms, beautiful views over the bay to Sami and Ithica. Very helpful young owner Amalia, very clean and good service with towels and linen, beach umbrellas provided if required free of charge. Agia Efimia is a lovely place to stay on the...

2Thank johnhowgate360
Waitsfield, Vermont
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We were so pleased to arrive at Olive Bay Hotel. The view was great, and the room was clean and comfortable. They supplied us with a variety of food in the kitchenette, so that we could make breakfast and have snacks during the day. That was such a treat! The only negative we had was that there was some boiler...

1Thank GottaDance
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stayed here for a week in September. The hotel is perfectly situated to walk to all the bars/tavernas that Agia Efimia has to offer. The room was cleaned every day and had everything required for a very pleasant, relaxing stay. The staff are excellent and will get you anything you require and also some good advice about destinations,tavernas and...

1Thank tonysprings
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

A bright modern and spotlessly clean studio with amazing views over the bay. Well equipped with even an ironing board and iron available for guests to use. Staff super helpful couldn't do enough to help, would definitely return.

1Thank Jo E
Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We stay at Olive Bay Hotel in july 2016 (couple with 1 child 5 years). Great view, nice room, nice view, near to a little but nice beach; close to Agia Efimia center and port. Staff is verry frienly and professional (especially our host Amalia). It was a great experience for us. We find good touristic informations at reception regarding...

1Thank nibucu

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Olive Bay Hotel

Address: Agia Efimia, Agia Efimia 280 81, Greece
Region: Greece > Ionian Islands > Cephalonia > Agia Efimia
Price Range: $53 - $112 (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”
johnhowgate360, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have sea view”
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tonysprings, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“upper floor”
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nibucu, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors probably have better view.”
160rosemarie, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor probably the best for views”
DorP673, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
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