Hermes Hotel Kefalos, Kos
★ ★ ★
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A charming, traditional, friendly, family run property offering genuine Greek hospitality. Rooms were renovated in 2009,internal public areas offer character.
The pool area is well presented and views are unforgettable, however not only located in an elevated position from the resort, two of the accommodation blocks are even higher with steep steps or a steep ramp for access making this an unsuitable choice for those with mobility problems.
4 rectangular blocks, attractively painted in white and warm earthy colours, with touches of blue on railings and door surrounds. All have flat roofs and balconies with appealing views towards the sea. The main building has large feature archways adorned with vines and bougainvillea.
Property type: Hotel
Balcony/Terrace: All rooms
Built Year: 1994
The reception, main bar, lobby and breakfast room are all open plan. The main bar built from stone has older style bamboo upholstered furnishings and a welcoming terrace with sea views and bistro furniture.
The simple dining room with traditional style wooden furnishings also has a similar terrace. The reception area and open office separates the two and all walls feature Greek pictures.
Grounds are attractive with pretty flowering bushes, fruit and palm trees. The natural rich greenery that adorns the mountainside surrounds the accommodation blocks and rear of the pool.
The pool is spacious with a tiled surround and walk in roman entry steps for ease of access, with a children’s pool separated on all sides by high railings. The pool bar has a wide shaded seating area with white and orange plastic furnishings.
Area Type: Hermes Hotel is built into the mountainside, in an elevated position overlooking the bay and resort, just off the main road that leads uphill to the old village of Kefalos. Resort centre is 600m away and a bus stop is opposite. No amenities in the immediate vicinity but a supermarket is 200m away downhill and a choice of bars and tavernas in the centre.
Nearest beach: 600 Metres (Kamari)
- Poolside bar
- Main Bar
- A la carte restaurant
- Breakfast room
- Children’s pool/section
- Public facilities
- Evening entertainment
- Indoor games
- Internet terminal(s)
- Tennis courts
- WiFi Access
- In-room facilities
- Air conditioning
- Tea/Coffee making facilities