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8 BEST HOTELS IN CORFU

With beautiful beaches, magnificent natural wonders, and plentiful sunshine, the Corfu Island offers a Mediterranean getaway like no other, whether you’re seeking a beach holiday, a short break, or a hiking trip. Elegant Corfu Old Town, the spectacular Achílleion Palace, and the wildlife haven of Korisíon Lagoon are just some of the must-see sights of Corfu. And the neighboring islands of Paxí and Antipaxí, with sandy beaches, picturesque towns, and turquoise waters, are sublime.

To smoothly introduce you to a selection of the best Hotels in Corfu we’ve put together this little shortcut:

Best Hotel in Corfu Under $200: Kontokali Bay Resort & Spa

Best Luxury Hotel in Corfu: Ikos Dassia 

Best Hotel in Corfu for couplesPalms and Spas Villas Retreat

Best Hotel in Corfu with a swimming Pool: Ikos Dassia

Best Hotel in Corfu for the viewsMarBella Nido Suite Hotel & Villas

Best Hotel in Corfu with a SPACorfu Imperial

Best Hotel in Corfu for familiesCorfu Palma Boutique Hotel

Best Boutique Hotel in CorfuDomes Miramare

Best Hotel in Corfu by the beach: Ikos Dassia

(For more details on each hotel, please keep scrolling).

How to book hotels in Corfu:  You will find in this guide direct links to the biggest hotel booking portal in the world, Booking.com. Booking.com is one of the safest and easiest ways to book your stay.  

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Few things to consider before booking a hotel in Corfu

Location: With some stunning natural wonders, as well as several spectacular palaces and castles and many unspoiled villages, the Island is rich in beauty, culture, and history. A visit to Corfu gives a taste of the Ionian archipelagos. Every neighbourhood is unique so in order to help you better understand Corfu’s neighborhoods and choose one that suits you best, we’ve made a short guide through the best areas to stay in Corfu at the end of the article.  

Price: An average, a hotel in Corfu costs $195 per night (based on Booking.com prices). However, prices depend on the hotel’s star rating, amenities, and of course – the location. Hotels in the city tend to be more expensive than those outside the center. However, do take note that prices are higher during the holidays, weekends, and special events.

Amenities: Since this is an article about high-quality Hotels in Corfu, you can expect the best amenities and services offered on the Island. 

Lifestyle: Each one of us has its character and preferences. There are certain hotels that are specific to their themes. You can find modern, vintage, high-class designs, or hip and chic hotels. There is something for everyone.

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1. Ikos Dassia

5 STAR HOTEL

Ikos Dassia

Elegant, all-inclusive resort with luxurious features.

Ikos Dassia is a 5 star, all-inclusive hotel located at the front of the Ionian Sea, is a popular among visitors town – Dassia. There are two buildings on the hotel’s premises – each featuring bars, restaurants, shops, and a lobby separated with a long sandy beach and a swimming pool in-between. The all-inclusive service guarantees that all the luxuries the hotel has to offer are already paid for including premium champagnes, wines, a la carte menu, and a fantastic buffet.


All facilities including tennis court, swimming pools, bicycles, bars, restaurants as well as some spa treatments are free of charge. Another extra is a sunset cruise – free of charge, hosted at 7 pm every evening and a pass for three museums on the islands.


The resort offers 410 rooms, all designed and furnished in the same manner, different from one another only in size and views. Guests’ bedrooms are minimalistic, offering a neutral color palette and modern furniture. All rooms feature either a terrace or a balcony, with some rooms offering a private pool. Each room features an excellently equipped minibar. Elegant bathrooms feature showers and Anne Semonin toiletries.

 
The food’s quality in the hotel is truly great. There are seven restaurants on-site offering a wide variety of food – from local Greek cuisine to Thai dishes. An extensive breakfast is served in Ouzo, and Flavors restaurant featuring a terrace overlooking the beach.

Hotel rating: 9.5  (Exceptional)   Rooms: 410

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FROM $402/NIGHT

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beachfront location

spa and wellness centre

7 restaurants on-site

2. Corfu Imperial – Kommeno 

5 STAR HOTEL

Corfu Imperial

Elegant, all-inclusive resort with luxurious features.

Corfu Imperial Hotel – a 5 star, luxurious property overlooking the sea, located about four kilometers from Dassia. The hotel features a glamorous, contemporary style with its perfectly maintained gardens, fine dining, and classy furnishing, and a private peninsula facing the sea. The poolside area is very modern and stylishly design, so is the on-site spa ‘Elixir’, and the hotel’s facilities deserve a top start rating. Guests can enjoy the indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, hammam, fantastic gym, tennis, basketball, archery as well as some watersports.

 
300 hotel’s bedrooms feature wooden floors, loads of natural lights with its floor-to-ceiling windows, immaculate white walls and glamorous decor such as sparkly pillows and think mirrors. The majority of rooms offer sea views. Core amenities in the bedrooms include a tea-, and coffee-making set, flat-screen TV, robes, and a fridge. Moreover, the hotels offer upper-standard bungalows located in the leveled gardens with an even more glamorous decor.

 
There is a wide choice of dining options in the hotels. All-day brasserie Nadiska offers seafood plates and mezze, where Aristos will host you with an a la carte offer of gourmet European fare. Steak & Sushi offers a range of different cuisines among trendy vibes, and finally, visit Odysseus for a relaxing cocktail on a terrace bar featuring fantastic sea views. Buffet breakfast and lunches are served in a Mon Repos restaurant.

Hotel Rating: 9.0  (Superb)   Rooms: 300

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FROM $355/NIGHT

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Key Features

excellent design

spa and wellness centre

5 on-site restaurants

3. Domes Miramare  – Adults Only – Moraitika

5 STAR HOTEL

Domes Miramare  - Adults Only

5-star hideaway on a private beach….

Domes Miramare is a fabulous, 5-star hideaway laid out on a private beach in Moraitika village (20 km southeast of Corfu Town) dedicated for adults only. It’s worth mentioning that the hotel is one of the very few on the island with the luxury to occupy a private beachfront location. The original, iconic Miramare hotel was opened in 1962 which, as time passed was reimagined and turned into a must-visit place for celebrities. Property’s interior design is closely related to its original, 1960’s feel interpreted in a contemporary way with a palette of greys, teals, and whites.  The hotel’s decor isn’t one to miss as well – 100-years-old olives trees or golden light set up in the lobby are indeed impressive. 

Domes Miramare consists of 113 guests rooms, two villas, and pavilion retreats. Standard rooms are located close to the poolside and the beach, featuring standard furnishing including the king-size bed. The Waterfront pavilion provides its guests with direct access to the beach, a private pool or hot tubs ( or both), and marble bathrooms with luxurious Byredo toiletries.

The hotel offers some world-class facilities. Thanks to the hotel’s private beachfront location guests can unwind on a hotel’s sun loungers on the beach, or try some watersports including wakeboarding, or glass-bottomed canoes that await the hotel’s guests. The hotel’s spa offers a wide range of treatments including a romantic couple massage. Guests can also sail to Corfu Town in the hotel’s luxurious black yacht – Mitamaretta. 

Breakfast is served in the hotel’s main restaurant – Makris and received very high reviews for its healthy and vegetarian options such as quinoa salad or mango, recovery smoothie. In the same dinery, chef Petros Dimas serves excellent seafood options. The hotel’s Blu Bar is your place to grab a relaxing cocktail, and finally – Raw Bar, located at the seafront offering sushi options and more. 

Hotel Rating: 9.2  (Superb)   Rooms: 113

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FROM $321/NIGHT

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PET-FRIENDLY

spa and wellness centre

BEACHFRONT LOCATION

4. Palms and Spas Villas Retreat – Mesongi

3 STAR HOTEL

Palms and Spas Villas Retreat

Romantic getaway with nothing but the ocean ahead. 

Palms and Spas in a stunning, sea-facing property offering suites and villas for rent with nothing but the ocean ahead. It’s a perfect romantic getaway in the East Corfu with an easy walk to the beach and nearby villages. Bars and clubs can be found within two kilometers in the nearby Moraitika. Property’s character fills its visitors with an ultimate feeling of tranquility and freedom, yet the decor in itself is modern and upper-scale. The apartments are surrounded by well-maintained gardens hosing fragrant citrus trees. All in all – Palms and Spas is a perfect place for special occasions. 

The property offers a self-catered service, however, daily cleaning is provided, and so is complimentary wine and water. The host – Vassilis, is always there to help, yet perfectly balances respects guests’ privacy. The property offers some great facilities too – private pools, whirlpools, and on-demand spa service.  

There are two accommodation options: deluxe for couples, and ‘family’ that sleep families up to five people. There are also private villas – these feature jacuzzi and private pools. Both studios and suites are decorated in a classic, greek manner with white floors, and marbled floors. Nespresso machines in kitchenettes are a positive surprise. Studios feature a balcony, where suites and villas come with a terrace with sunbeds and a jacuzzi. 

Breakfast isn’t provided – as expected, given the self-catered service. Great seafood and Greek cuisine can be easily found in the nearby Moraitika and Messonghi villages. 

 

Hotel Rating: 9.7  (Exceptional)  

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FROM $275/NIGHT

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fantatic views

on-demand spa

private pool

5. MarBella Nido Suite Hotel & Villas- Adults Only – Agios Ioannis Peristeron

5 STAR HOTEL

MarBella Nido Suite Hotel & Villas- Adults Only

Luxurious suites overlooking the Ionian Sea.

MarBella Nida Suite Hotel & Villas is a 5-star property dedicated for adults only composed of pastel-coloured buildings located on a hillside – altogether, a perfect mix. Thanks to its location that hasn’t seen much touristic development, the hotel is distinctive with its tranquil character and a short distance from Blue Flag Beach. It’s a great choice for those who are looking to explore southern and central Corfu as the island’s Old Town is only 30 minutes away ( 17km), and Chilleion Palace is 8km away. The property’s exterior features immaculate gardens filled with a whole range of flowers, including lavender, and welcoming its visitors with a heavenly scent.

 
There are 70 junior and deluxe suites available in the hotel – all of them feature sea views. Suite’s interiors are elegant and tastefully decorated with floor-to-ceiling windows, parquet floors and stylish furnishings, and a neutral color palette. Each unit is equipped with a flat-screen TV, some have a seating area where you can relax. The modern bathrooms come with bathrobes, slippers, and free toiletries. Some units have a private pool or a whirlpool and all offer Ionian Sea views where you can enjoy a cup of coffee from your terrace or balcony.

Guests are welcome to use a poolside are belonging to the sister hotel – MarBella. That’s where one can relax on a sunbed, admire the views of the Sea accompanied by jazz music in the background. For those interested in an active way of spending time – the Blue Flag Beach (, with a designated section for the hotel’s guests) offers water sports. Moreover, the hotel features a spacious, well-equipped gym and spa. Breakfast is served in the hotel’s main restaurant – we recommend a table on a fabulous terrace looking out onto the sea. Some of the buffet’s highlights consist of soft crepes, plumpy omelets, piquant cheese, and prosciutto Poolside restaurant – Aquavit, which offers light lunch meals and romantic, fine dining Apaggio restaurant offers native Corfu based cuisine with a pinch of creativity, and excellent wines. Finally, Heritage Lobby Bar will serve you a relaxing cocktail.

Hotel Rating: 9.5  (Exceptional)    Rooms: 77 suites

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FROM $233/NIGHT

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fantastic views of the sea

SWIMMING POOL

GREAT DINING ON-SITE

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6. Corfu Palma Boutique Hotel – Dassia

4 STAR HOTEL

Corfu Palma Boutique Hotel

Modern property in a popular resort area of Dassia.

Corfu Palma Boutique Hotel is a four-star property surrounded by gardens. The hotel is located in Corfu resort area – Dassia with Corfu town just 15-minutes by car. The property, despite its 4-star rating, feels more of a good 3-star bed & breakfast, on the other side great efforts put into this space are noticeable – it’s a place where everyone, regardless of the age group will feel welcomed and settled. The hotel’s garden is a highlight – relax among olive trees, lots of flowers, and palm trees.

Palma Hotel offers 48 bedrooms divided into three categories – standard double rooms, family rooms, and a superior design suite. Standard rooms aren’t extremely spacious, however, they do feature bright and colorful decor and grand photographs of Corfu. Family rooms offer doubled size to the standard rooms, ad two interconnecting rooms. And finally, the superior designed suite located on the top floor is a spacious bedroom featuring all-in-white interiors, marble bathrooms with large bathtubs, and pool views.

The hotel’s staff is extremely helpful and makes sure to build a bond with the hotel’s guests and provide personalized service. The heart of the hotel is the poolside area including sunbeds to hide from the sun in the shade on a hot day. Guests can also use an outdoor whirlpool and a SPA featuring eathy-hued style – one of the recommended treatments is Royal Honey – it’s a body and face jelly massage with the use of a local, organic skincare brand – Apivita. When it comes to dining, breakfast is offered in a form of a (not-very extensive) buffet including scrambled eggs, greek yogurt and fruits, bacon cheese, and baked beans. However, the offering in the à la carte restaurant is a positive surprise, where talented Chef Chef Aristotelis Megoulas serves a carefully curated native cuisine.

Hotel Rating: 8.9  (Fabulous)    Rooms: 48 

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FROM $209/NIGHT

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private beach area

2 SWIMMING POOLs

family rooms

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7. Kontokali Bay Resort & Spa – Kontokali

5 STAR HOTEL

Kontokali Bay Resort & Spa

Relaxed 70s-era hotel with up-to-date interiors and private beaches

Kontokali Bay Resorts is a 5-star property located in the isolated part of the Island, on Tourka Peninsula just by two sandy beaches welcomes all its guests with tranquility, beautiful gardens, and contemporary interiors. The hotel’s staff is attentive and genuine under the supervision of the general manager that can be spotted around the hotel. Kontokali’s guests can enjoy a wide range of excellent amenities including an overflow swimming pool, private beach space, tennis courts, and a gym. We cannot omit to mention the modern on-site spa with a selection of treatments available, as well as a whirlpool and hammam baths.

 
The hotel offers 261 rooms, including 170 standard and superior bedrooms, as well as deluxe suites and bungalows located in the garden. We recommend booking a room offering sea views, where rooms offering bay views, in reality, feature a view of the marina. The standard bedroom offering includes flat-screen TVs, a coffee-making kit, and standard-size showers, where the overall style of the bedroom is pretty simple, with a bit of an old-school vibe. Hotel’s bungalows – family-friendly space that features garden view is slightly bigger in size, offering a double bed and a twin.

 
The hotel serves one of the better buffet breakfasts on the island — and it’s included in room rates. The selection features hot and cold items, plus a hot cooking station offering eggs and pancakes. A buffet lunch with daily barbecue is also available and included in the half-board rate. Guests can also visit an a la carte restaurant where the meal can be enjoyed on a terrace featuring sea views, however, the restaurant has a reputation of being pricey. Finally, guests have some options to choose from on the beach – including a relaxed bar with live music in the evenings, and a la carte lunches.

Hotel Rating: 8.7 (Fabulous)    Rooms: 261 

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FROM $152/NIGHT

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2 private beaches

VERY GOOD BREAKFAST

SPA AND WELLNESS

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8. Mayor Mon Repos Palace – Adults Only – Corfu Town 

4 STAR HOTEL

Mayor Mon Repos Palace - Adults Only

Sophisticated adult-only hotel in Corfu town

Mayor Mon Repos Palace closes our list of the best hotels in Corfu. This 4-star property is located by the Anemomilos Beach, 1km away from Corfu Town – therefore, if you’re looking to explore the hidden gems of the historic center, brace yourself for a beautiful coastal walk to get there. Moreover, many bars, cafes, and restaurants can be found as little as one minute walk away from the hotel, and so is the beach. Mayor Mon Repos Palace will impress you with its charming yet sophisticated design – just a perfect mix of both, old and new styles. It’s a place where 18-th century antiques from Achilleion Palace and ornaments from Scotland meet modern furnishing.


The hotel offers 110 rooms that mix elegance with classics and an occasional drop of glamour – except marble tiles or wooden floors, large mirrors, and grey walls. It’s worth mentioning that every room in this property features either side or full sea view – with the best ones located on a third floor. Moreover, the Deluxe Suite features a spacious balcony with a daybed. All rooms are equipped with flat-screen TVs, minibars, AC, and free WiFi.

 
As for additional amenities, guests can relax in a small pool or on sun loungers. There is also an on-site spa with a wide range of treatments ( starting at 42 Euros). The on-site bar hosts some live music events – especially busy during the peak season. The hotel’s Bar and Passaggio Restaurant, feature elegant interiors including dar wood, and chandeliers. The restaurant offers an excellent, sophisticated Italian-and-seafood-based a la carte menu as well as very good cocktails. The hotel buffet breakfast gets great reviews serving a mix of great quality European and Greek cuisines.

Hotel Rating: 8.0 (Very Good)    Rooms: 110

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FROM $124/NIGHT

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BEACHFRONT LOCATION

ON-SITE RESTAURANT

ON-SITE BAR

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A mini-guide through Corfu’s neighborhoods:

Corfu is a place rich in diversity. There are pockets of busy resorts, located in particular in the north of Corfu Town. On the same note the island is big enough to escape the crowds and venture up its woody mountains, explore vertiginous villages, coves fringed by cobalt-blue water, and the fertile interior that shimmer with olive groves. To help you understand more of the neighborhoods here’s a simple guide to walk you through Corfu:

CORFU TOWN

With its cobbled plazas and tiny alleyways dating back to Roman times, Corfu Old Town exudes old-world charm. Palaces, museums, fortresses, gourmet restaurants, traditional tavernas, cultural venues and a lively harbour combine to give
the town its inimitable character. It also has an eclectic architectural heritage, including Venetian fortresses, elegant
British mansions and beautiful arcades reminisent of the finest in Paris.

Recommended hotels in Corfu Town: On a budget: Arcadion Hotel; Upperscale: Mayor on Repos Palace – Adults only; Luxury: Corfu Palace Hotel,

GOUVIA 

Gouvia, one of the most popular Corfu’s resort is located down east coast, 8km from Corfu Town. The resort is popular among all age groups – from youngsters, through young couples to familiies with children. Gouvia’s main streets consists of tavernas, restaurants and shops. The main beach in town is Komeno Bay offering crystal blue water, sunbeds and water-sports. There is also some night-life available with some tavernas offering live music, and karaoke with closing hours early in the morning. 

Recommended hotels in Gouvia: On a budget: Hotel Orpheus; Upperscale: Art Hotel Debono  

DASSIA

Another top Corfu resort’s town – Dassia, is located 10 minutes from Kerkyra and offers its visitors a healthy balance of relaxing days on the beach and cultural activities to explore Crete’s capital and surrounding areas. There is a fair choice of tavernas, restaurants, and tavernas as well as water sports. Dassia is a family-friendly location with plenty of options to enjoy a quiet, relaxed night out. 

Recommended hotels in Dassia: On a budget: Tina Hotel; Upperscale: Corfu Palma Boutique Hotel, Luxury: Ikos Dassia.  

IPSOS AND PYRGI

The area – once one of the biggest party towns on the Island, has gone a bit quieter over the recent years and now provides a healthy balance a place suitable for family with lively evenings. Visitors will enjoy a long stretch of sandy beach with green mountains in the background. However, for those looking for authentic cuisine and culture might be a bit disappointed as restaurants and tavernas offer a selection of international fare over traditional specialties.

 

Recommended hotels in Dassia: On a budget: Comfy Hostel; Upperscale: Hotel Yannis.

 

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FAQ

Which best hotels in Corfu have a restaurant on-site?

Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant at these hotels in Maui: Ikos Dassia, MarBella Nido Suite Hotel & Villas, Domes Miramare, Corfu Palma Boutique Hotel.
 

Which hotels in Corfu are good for couples?

Couples travelling in Corfu greatly rated: MarBella Nido Suite Hotel & Villas, Corfu Imperial, Domes Miramare, Palms and Spas Villas Retreat
 

Which hotels in Corfu are good for families?

Many families visiting Corfu enjoyed their stay at: Corfu Imperial, Corfu Palma Boutique Hotel, and Kontokali Bay Resort & Spa.
 

What are the best hotels on the beach in Corfu:

Ikos Dassia,  Domes Miramare, Corfu Palma Boutique Hotel received great reviews from travelers looking for the best hotels on the beach in Corfu.
 

Which hotels in Corfu offer good views?

MarBella Nido Suite Hotel & Villas, Corfu Imperial, Palms and Spas Villas Retreat, received great views-ratings from their guests.

 
Which hotels in Corfu serve excellent breakfasts?

From Corfu’s hotels serving excellent breakfast, you can try Ikos Dassia, MarBella Nido Suite Hotel & Villas

 
Which are the hotels with a swimming pool in Corfu?

Ikos Dassia, Corfu Imperial, and Kontokali Bay Resort & Spa are highly popular hotels among travelers looking for a hotel in Corfu with a swimming pool.

 
Which hotels in Corfu ave SPA?

Corfu Imperial, Ikos Dassia, MarBella Nido Suite Hotel & Villas, were highly rated among travelers looking for hotels in Corfu with SPA

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