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Nostos Hotel

Frikes 283 00 Greece
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#1 of 2 hotels in Frikes

Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travellers visiting Frikes, Nostos Hotel is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its family-friendly environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, Nostos Hotel makes it easy to enjoy the best of Frikes.

Nostos Hotel is a family-friendly hotel offering air conditioning and a refrigerator in the rooms, and it is easy to stay connected during your stay as free wifi is offered to guests.

The hotel features sun umbrellas, outdoor furniture, and beach chairs. Plus, guests can enjoy a pool and breakfast, which have made this a popular choice among travellers visiting Frikes. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

While visiting Frikes, you may want to try some souvlaki at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Odysseus Restaurant.

If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Frikes Harbour (0.2 mi), which is a popular attraction amongst tourists, and it is within walking distance.

Whether you’re travelling for business, pleasure or both, Nostos Hotel is sure to make your visit to Frikes one worth remembering.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Fence around pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Car hire
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, Greek
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janewalsh84 wrote a review Oct 2020
London, United Kingdom17 contributions15 helpful votes
The hotel is small, authentic and totally charming, run by a very caring family. We were looked after by lovely owners and nothing was too much trouble. All very COVID safe too. We had a balcony room that overlooked the beautiful swimming pool and sea beyond, perfect for enjoying a late afternoon sunset drink. The rooms also have have a fridge and kettle for making tea or coffee (although tea or coffee not provided - we had our own tea bags). The ensuite shower is a little on the small side. We arrived 3 days after Storm Ianos which actually was a Hurricaine,unfortunately this had swept over the Ionian islands and Ithaca was affected. The island had no electricity but luckily the hotel had a generator so we were able to have power and Nicki (the owner) was able to cook us a fabulous, tasty meal on our first evening. The hotel is located 8 minutes walk down to Frikes seafront, however the Hurricaine had devastated the tavernas and waterfront here. So sad. We were able to head inland to Stavros and found a couple of tavernas to enjoy our evening meal. Car rental was incredibly easy to arrange from the hotel. We loved this little gem and sincerely hope that Frikes bounces back after the storm damage
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Date of stay: October 2020
Room Tip: Ask for a pool & sea view hotel
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Isabelle L wrote a review Sep 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Such a lovely hotel, lovely staff and owners, amazing pool, breakfast and lunch. Great covid restrictions in place. 5 minutes walk to the town. Rooms were so lovely and a very lovely greek style to them.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Iona M wrote a review Aug 2020
236 contributions37 helpful votes
Several people had recommended Nostos Hotel to me and when I found out that non residents were able to have a drink or meal there, I decided to visit when we stayed in nearby Stavros. When we arrived, we were greeted by Nikki and her husband and we took our drinks on the restaurant terrace overlooking the pool with far reaching views of Frikes. As we were leaving, we mentioned that the hotel had been recommended and asked for some information. The owners then offered to show us one of the rooms which was was spacious and modern and had a balcony overlooking the pool with distant sea views. It was so peaceful and beautiful. The hotel is in a great location, just a 5 minute walk from the small harbourfront which has several restaurants, a bakery and a few shops. Along the Frikes-Kioni coastal road are a series of stunning small, natural beaches which have become my favourite on the island. Nostos is the Greek for ‘homecoming’ and can also mean "Welcome Home" and I can well understand the reason for so many of their repeat guests referring to it as being their ‘home from home’ ... it really is a beautiful little hotel with welcoming, hard working experienced owners in an idyllic location and would definitely love to stay there when we return to Ithaca.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
deltadry wrote a review Sep 2019
West Sussex GB98 contributions109 helpful votes
My return visit to Nostos and the wonderful owners Nicki and Andreas did not disappoint. This small but beautifully appointed hotel is a treasure to be remembered. Nicki can make all the arrangements for travelling to the hotel from Kefalonia with great savings compared with a tour company's 'all inclusive travel'. And what a lovely unspoiled island Ithaki is. Go there, you will not be disappointed.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Room Tip: Facing the pool
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Tom wrote a review Sep 2019
Leeds, United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
We have just returned from a fabulous 2 week holiday at the Nostos hotel in Frikes. We booked the hotel directly with the owner (Nicki) who also arranged all our taxi transfers to get us to and from Kefalonia. From the moment we arrived at the hotel we were made to feel very welcome by the owners Nicki, Andreas and their son Loukas. We had booked a top floor room triple room with sea view which was immaculately clean. The room also had a ceiling fan, a/c, fridge and a kettle. The pool area was very spacious with a great sized swimming pool and pool bar serving drinks and excellent lunches. Throughout our stay Nicki was very helpful, giving ideas on places to see, she even arranged our car hire. Frikes is a beautiful little village with a small pebble beach in walking distance, a handful of tavernas and a few small shops.The next village of Stavros ( 5 minutes by car ) is absolutely wonderful and has a number of excellent tavernas/ cafes - we fell in love with this authentic village. Polis beach just outside Stavros was also one of our favourites. This was our first time on Ithaca but will not be our last- it ranks in our top 3 of the many Greek islands we have visited. Thanks again to Nicki and her family, we hope to return soon.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from nostos-ithaki, Owner at Nostos Hotel
Responded 05 Sep 2019
Thank you for your fantastic review! It makes us feel that all our hard work is appreciated. We hope to see you again in the near future
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Frequently Asked Questions about Nostos Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Nostos Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Kioni Harbour (2.7 km), Emplisi Beach (7.7 km), and Fiscardo Harbor (7.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Nostos Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Nostos Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Nostos Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Nostos Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kanenas, Le Passage, and Melina Patisserie.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Nostos Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Nostos Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Nostos Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Nostos Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Greek, and Afrikaans.
Are there any historical sites close to Nostos Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Venetian Lighthouse of Fiscardo (6.9 km).