Welcome to Melissani Hotel



family hotel at the port of Sami



few minutes from Myrtos Bay in Kefalonia.


close to famous Melissani Cave.


and Drogarati Cave.


don't forget to visit Antisamos Beach.


Explore the beautiful island of Kefalonia.

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Welcome to Melissani Hotel!

Melissani Hotel is located in the heart of Kefalonia, in the peaceful and historically famous town of Sami. If you are travelling to Greece and wish to stay at a place that combines historical wealth and sites, stunning sandy beaches, tourist amenities, great prices and hospitable residents, consider coming to Melissani Hotel, in Sami Kefalonia.

Hotel Melissani is a family hotel, run by Mr. Artelaris and his wife for more than 20 years. Our family will take personal care of our quests and make their stay a pleasurable and memorable experience. The hotel offers a total of 14 rooms separated with sea view.

Melissani Hotel is located in the center of Sami, very close to the port and the waterfront, (just 2 minutes on foot) where you can find plenty of restaurants, taverns, cafes, bakeries and supermarkets.

The geographical location of Sami is an ideal destination as it is offered for the exploration and disvovery of the sightseeings of the island of Kefalonia. In close distance you may find Melissani Lagoon Cave, Drogarati Cave, Antisamos, Myrtos and Agia Paraskevi beaches as well as the picturesque villages of Agia Efimia, Assos and the traditional port of Fiskardo.

How to Find us

From the airport Eleftherios Venizelos at Spata there are daily flights to the island of Cephalonia. The aiport of Cephalonia is 30 km from Melissani Hotel and you can easilly rent a car from Kefalonia airport and drive to the town of Sami.

Contact Information:

  • Olympic airways of Athens: +30 (210) 9363363
  • Olympic airways of Argostoli: +30 (26710) 28808
  • Airport of Kefalonia: +30 (2671) 41511

From the port of Patra there are 2 daily itineraries to the port of Sami. The duration of the journey is 2 hours and 45 minutes. From the port of Astako there is 1 daily itinerary to the port of Sami and the duration is 2 hours. From the port of Ithaki there are daily itineraries every 20 min to the port of Sami. From the port of Leukada there are frequent itineraries to the port of Fiskardo. In addition, direct daily itineraries to the port of Sami are available from Igoumenitsa and from Italy, Printezi and Bari.

Contact Information:

  • Port authority of Patra: +30 (2610) 341002
  • Port station of Poros: +30 (26740) 72460
  • Port station of Sami: +30 (26740) 22031
  • Agency of Poros: +30 (26740) 72476
  • Agency of Sami: +30 (26740) 22055

From Athens there are daily bus itineraries to the island of Cephalonia via Patra or Kilini.

Contact Information:

  • Bus station of Athens: +30 (210) 5132601

Dihalion 23, Sami 28080, Kefalonia Greece

tel: +30 26740 22464

mobile: +30 6973 222327