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Emelisse Nature Resort

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Emblissi Bay, Fiscardo 280 84 Greece
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#3 of 7 hotels in Fiscardo
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Situated above Emplisis bay overlooking a unique painting of nature, this resort is hidden out of sight, among cedars and cypress trees. a finely tuned pallet of multicultural influence creates an environment of high aesthetics and post-modern design. The hotel lies 1h 15m away from airport • Welcome cucumber water and iced towel on arrival• Two swimming pools, sun beds, pool towels • Children swimming pool• Pool bar • Lobby bar• Votsalo restaurant, an open kitchen restaurant servingMediterranean flavors• All day room service • Laundry service Event facilities, church for wedding • Fitness room, fully equipped• shuttle bus to/ from Fiskardo village • Water taxi • Transfers upon request• Porter• Parking , transportation is done by club cars• Tennis court • Baby sitting, baby cots• Elemis Spa• Billiard • Gift shop• Playground • Scuba diving• Boat trips with our speedboat Princess V50• Bicycles are available for hire• Cinema by the reception area• Car Rental • Housekeeping twice a day
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Yoga classes
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Canoeing
Diving
Squash
Tennis court
Billiards
Board games / puzzles
Kids pool
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Massage chair
Neck massage
Open-air bath
Steam room
Waxing services
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Fireplace
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Minibar
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Sofa bed
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Ocean View
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Greek
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CalooOR wrote a review 4 Oct
London, United Kingdom16 contributions17 helpful votes
I have had my eye on this hotel for a few years and this year we decided to take the plunge and add it on to the end of our 10 days in Lefkada. The thing putting me off, and other reviewers, was the very strict no refund policy which is unheard of for a hotel of this calibre and as we’re in the middle of a pandemic extremely odd. Anyway, we went ahead and reluctantly booked albeit slightly later than normal. By doing so they had no family rooms left. They have this rather strange policy whereby anyone over the age of 6 is deemed an adult (!) so although they had a number of junior suites they would not let us book them for a family of 4 (my children are 7 & 11) as the children were too old. So we booked two rooms instead and was assured a number of times by the lady at reservations that if a family room came up we could move to it. After booking we would occasionally check and the odd one came up but they would always say we couldn’t have it for whatever reason. The day before we were due to arrive we saw a Maisonette come up only for part of our stay but we were happy to move and pay whatever extra was needed. We called and were told they couldn’t see the room on their system (odd in itself) but they could see it for one night and would reserve it for us and we could discuss options when we got there. So we travelled across from Lefkada, checked in only to be told this room didn’t exist. In fact we were told 3 different stories which led us to believe, for whatever reason, they just couldn’t be bothered with moving us or changing the booking. It was handled in such a rude and hostile way as to say it was our fault and the manner was just shocking. I just assume none of the staff here have had any training in customer service apart from Panos who should go and give them all a lesson as THAT is how it should be done. Go above and beyond, the customer is always right and never be defensive or rude. We ended up with two rooms and they agreed to put a camp bed in the suite after all. So after all that we have one room not being used and having to pay for it!! Rooms - dated in need of some upgrading, think more 3* basic. We had one open plan sea view suite which was dark on the ground floor so terrible “sea view” would not recommend. The executive double with sea view was nicer but again the balcony was on the side and I wouldn’t class this as a sea view but side sea view. There are half empty Korres toiletries which was laughable, I mean what 5* hotel doesn’t supply toiletries!!! No turn down or additional water etc Breakfast - very mediocre, buffet style and nothing special. Car hire - shambolic, again v poorly handled by the front desk who at times were accusatory and defensive. When lovely Maria from the car hire company turned up she said it had been booked but the hotel never gave her a name. Pool - gorgeous, lovely space with amazing views and as said above Panos was amazing and a real credit to the hotel. We heard someone try and tip him when they were leaving and he said ‘I’ll split that with everyone’. Sums him up. Cocktails a little weak (no surprise really with all the cost cutting in place), definitely need aperol spritz retraining! Lobster pasta in the pool restaurant is a frozen lobster, at €45 a plate a costly mistake. People reserve sun loungers from 8am so be warned. Spa - fully booked, couldn’t get anything. I had emailed a week before asking for the brochure and I got no reply. The jacuzzi is cold and you have to pay for it. Shuttle service - gets very full but they will do a second bus Reviews like this always say we have stayed in many 5 * hotels across the world and both travel a lot for work etc and in our case this is true. But that’s not the point, any person paying money for a service should always receive that. This is not a 5 star hotel, I would say 4 for setting/pool and 3 for everything else. All in all a VERY expensive mistake.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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CaLe-O7 wrote a review Sep 2021
London, United Kingdom11 contributions1 helpful vote
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Having visited the Emelisse many times & always had a fantastic time we noticed that there have been some changes for the better this year. Breakfast is always one of the highlights with stunning views. Dinner in the Votsalo restaurant was relaxing enjoyable experience with the pool area beautifully lit. A day trip with Costa on the Fortuna was certainly worth doing. Thanks to Angela for always looking after our bookings, Denise at reception always ready to help, Mary for welcoming smile, Katernina overseeing breakfast, Demtris always smiling. We can’t wait to return next year!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Chris G wrote a review Sep 2021
18 contributions13 helpful votes
This place is just incredible. Amazing views, such a relaxing atmosphere and the pool is so beautiful and relaxing. The food is the best we had on the island and the staff can’t do enough for you. Can’t wait to return!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Pundah17 wrote a review Sep 2021
London, United Kingdom2 contributions
Our room despite being one of the more expensive categories was beyond dark. There are hardly any lights in the room and all the furniture is dark. Hard to see anything The bathroom is minuscule and nowhere to put ones toiletries etc. One tiny basin Breakfast in my opinion has no COVID protocol whatsoever. Everyone crowded around a buffet using the same utensils. Felt very uncomfortable. Even though we have good notice of our intention to leave early they refused any refund This hotel takes the full amount up front so unless you 100% certain of your dates and no possible need to cancel , do not book.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Valeria wrote a review Sep 2021
Dublin, Ireland9 contributions40 helpful votes
After staying for a couple of days i can say with certainty that this place is really something unique. They have very clean rooms and very tasty food! George at the bar is a very genuine and friendly person. He took care of us the best possible way! Definitely worth it :)
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Date of stay: August 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$220 - US$397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hotel emelisse art, emelisse art fiscardo, emelisse hotel kefalonia
LOCATION
GreeceIonian IslandsKefaloniaFiscardo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
70
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Frequently Asked Questions about Emelisse Nature Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Emelisse Nature Resort?
Nearby attractions include Emplisi Beach (0.3 km), Fiscardo Harbor (0.7 km), and Venetian Lighthouse of Fiscardo (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Emelisse Nature Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Emelisse Nature Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Emelisse Nature Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Emelisse Nature Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Emelisse Nature Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Melina Patisserie, Le Passage, and Lord Falcon Thai Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Emelisse Nature Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Emelisse Nature Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Emelisse Nature Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Emelisse Nature Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Emelisse Nature Resort offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Emelisse Nature Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Greek.