Orfeas Hotel Kalambaka
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Orfeas Hotel Kalambaka Reviews
good location, clean rooms and dinner was included May 09, 2009
Our accommodation in this hotel was booked for us by the travel agency that arranged our trip to Kalambaka, Greece. I told them specifically that we are on a budget trip so we don’t mind whether we stay at a 2 star or 3 star hotel. The cheaper, the better!
Hotel Orfeas is a 3-star hotel I believe but at the upper level (attic) of the hotel is like a hostel. That’s where we stayed for overnight.
We had to climb up the stairs from 4th floor. The elevator stops at 4th floor and then we used the stairs to go up into the attic rooms.
The attic room is very nice, clean, and well-ventilated despite of its being an attic.
There are four beds in the open space and a bed in the enclosed room. The enclosed room is good for a couple, while the open space with 4 beds is good for group of back packers. It can also be good for families. There is one common bathroom. Bathroom is equipped with necessities –towels, tissues, shampoos, body soaps, etc.
Dinner was included and was okay.
The hotel lobby is also very charming. The walls are decorated with framed charcoal paintings of the different monasteries nestled above the rocks.
Internet is not included. You have to buy an internet card to use it on the computers in the lobby. The internet is in Greek language though so I was not able to use the card anyway. There should be a way to switch the language but I did not bother to do that anymore.
The location of this hotel is a great plus factor. It is just a few steps away to the town’s plaza where there are pretty water fountains to be enjoyed while people-watching. There are lots of shops and restaurants too.
I highly recommend this place for its location and cleanliness. Please check from their website about current rates.
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Orfeas Hotel Kalambaka Overview
Built in a unique and historical town, at the south entrance of Kalambaka, shadowed by the holy cliffs of Meteora, the hotel is ideally located for visiting the restaurants, shops and bars of the town as well as the monastries on the Meteora.
The hotel also boasts a good sized outdoor swimming pool. This property is an excellent example of a traditional Greek hotel built in a modern style and is very well maintained.
This is a 3 storey abricot coloured building with balconies on each floor.
Rooms are tastefully decorated with cream coloured walls and carpeted floors complimented by wooden furniture. Features include television, radio, hairdryer and direct dial telephone.
The large restaurant is situated at the back of the hotel. The decor is cream and red - tiled floors and walls are cream and tables and chairs are red. A selection of international food is served along with Greek specialities. The hotel can also offer a hot buffet breakfast option, and guests can upgrade from continental breakfast at a supplement.
The open plan lobby is medium in size, light and airy and has a bar to the left of it.
220 kms to the nearest airport (makedonia), 3 minute walk to the nearest bus stop, Close to the station (kalambaka).
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