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Fantasia Hotel Apartments
2 out of 5
1 Eleftheriou Venizelou Str, Kos, Kos
The price is $29 per night
3.2/5 (26 reviews)
No reception and no parking space

"There is no reception. A lady appears only 10 minutes prior to the check in (13.50) and then dissapears again. All day the reception desk is empty and there are two mobile numbers you can call. We arrived at 13.23 and called the number only to be told to leave and come back at 13.50 for the check ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

Fantasia Hotel Apartments
Kos Aktis Art Hotel
4 out of 5
Vasileos Georgiou 7, Kos
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The price is $131 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (110 reviews)

"Great location close to Kos PORT and Town. On the sea. H2O restaurant and service is brilliant. Thalea at reception is one of best i have come across. She was so efficient and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

Kos Aktis Art Hotel
Orpheus Studios
3 out of 5
Vasileos Georgiou B & Evrypylou, Kos Town, Kos
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The price is $46 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)

"Situated in a lovely area with plenty of good restaurants nearby."…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Orpheus Studios
Sandy's Studios Apartments & Log Villas
2 out of 5
Paradisi area, Kos Town, Kos
The price is $58 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)
What country am i in ?

"The chalet huts are very pleasant but individual chairs would have been more confortable.The surrounding garden and pool are also pleasant."…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2019

Sandy's Studios Apartments & Log Villas
Alexandra Hotel
4 out of 5
16, 25th Martiou Str, Kos, Kos Island
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The price is $81 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (255 reviews)

"Fine for short stay with lovely view and walks around town"…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

Alexandra Hotel
Triton Hotel
3 out of 5
Vas. Georgiou 1, Kos, Kos Island
The price is $80 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (89 reviews)

"The hotel bedrooms were lovely and clean with excellent en-suite facilities, plus a very nice range of honey shower gel, shampoo and body lotion. We ate in the hotel restaurant in the evening and had a first class meal , very reasonably priced as well. Lovely hotel, friendly, helpful staff, wish ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Triton Hotel
Alexandra Beach Hotel
3 out of 5
Agios Gavriel, Psalidi, Kos, Kos Island
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4.1/5Very Good! (125 reviews)

"Friendly staff and owners made us feel so welcome. Hotel is lovely and we will return again!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019

Alexandra Beach Hotel
Olympia Hotel
2 out of 5
11 Ierou Lohou & Veriopoulou, Kos, Kos Island
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The price is $49 per night
4/5Very Good! (41 reviews)
Olympia Hotel

"Olympia Hotel is located a few minutes walk from everything you need to see in Kos Town. Marina, Ferry Port, restaurants/cafés, cultural and historic sites all within 5-15 minutes walk. Transport is definitely not needed. Staff is very helpful. Allowed us to check-in early and noon check-out is great. ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

Olympia Hotel
Kosta Palace
3.5 out of 5
Kos town, Kos, Kos Island
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3.9/5Good! (149 reviews)

"Very good hotel, which I definitely recommend. Excellent location, spotlessly clean, and the staff -- everyone -- were lovely and efficient. Even the cheerful housekeeper spoke English, and left animal sculptures made from our towels, on our bed! Generous breakfast buffet, including make-your-own ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2019

Kosta Palace
Paradise Hotel
2.5 out of 5
22 Bouboulinas Str., Kos, Kos Island
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3.9/5Good! (69 reviews)

"Nice and helpful staff! Very clean hotel and room. The location is perfect, less than 5min walk to city center, restaurants, nightlife and less than 10min walk to the bus station, beach and other attractions."…"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019

Paradise Hotel
Aegeon Hotel
3 out of 5
32, M. Alexandrou, P.O.Box 341, Kos, Dodecanese
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3.8/5Good! (26 reviews)

"Good value with a decent breakfast. Spacious room and soap in bathroom!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Aegeon Hotel
Leonidas Hotel and Studios
2 out of 5
8, Sintagmatos Dodekanision St., Kos, Kos Island
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The price is $39 per night
3.8/5Good! (100 reviews)
Nice and Quiet with a country side view

"Leonidas is a quiet setting just out of Kos near Lambi. A bit of a walk to town, but they rent bicycles and then its about 5 minutes. Simple, clean, quiet and a nice place to say. No frills. There is local restaurants to eat at within walking distance. The hotel has everything needed with a bit of ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2019

Leonidas Hotel and Studios
Catherine Hotel
2 out of 5
Panagi Tsaldari 6 & Meg.Alexandrou 5, Kos
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The price is $37 per night
3.7/5Good! (102 reviews)
A little oasis on a wonderful island....

"Our stay at Catherine Hotel was booked with very short notice but we found the reception staff so welcoming and helpful with ordering a taxi, safely storing our luggage and showing us nice places to eat in Kos town. The room was very clean and contemporary style and the location was superb for shopping, ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Catherine Hotel
Maritina Hotel
2 out of 5
19, L. Vironos Street, Kos, Kos Island
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The price is $69 per night
3.7/5Good! (62 reviews)

"It is a nice hotel, not far from the beach, the shops , resturans, the square and most of Kos's historic places."…"

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2018

Maritina Hotel
Jasmine Hotel Apartments
2.5 out of 5
1 Panagi Tsaldari Street, Kos
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3.7/5Good! (14 reviews)

"Great location overlooking the old port."…"

Reviewed on May 28, 2019

Jasmine Hotel Apartments
Bristol Hotel & Apartments
2 out of 5
Patakou 5, Kos, Kos Island
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3.4/5 (11 reviews)
Poor and shabby

"We tried to call in advance on the phone indicated in the reservation confirmation but it did not answer. Nobody was waiting for us when we arrived. With the help of the locals we found an owner who was very surprised that we had reservation even though it was made almost three months before. Finaly ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2018

Bristol Hotel & Apartments
Kos Bay Hotel
2 out of 5
Artemisias Street, Kos Town, Kos
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The price is $31 per night
3.2/5 (80 reviews)
Ok for the money.

"We wasnt expecting much from a 2 star hotel but we were pleasantly suprised. Altho very basic its all we needed for 1 nights stay. Aircon included worked really well. Good to have a full size fridge in the room too. The hotel was a bit dirty in places bath room in particular but perfectly usable ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Kos Bay Hotel
Astron
3 out of 5
AKTI KOUNTOURIOTOU ST.,31, Kos, South Aegean
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2.5/5 (2 reviews)
First wedding anniversary

"Management was rude and abusive they had us very upset, pool looked good, we would not recommend this hotel"…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2016

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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Kos

When you go on a Kos trip out of town, it's easy to choose a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You know that your rooms will have all the essentials. However, staying in an in a more distinguished hotel can enhance your trip. A stay in a Kos historic hotel still gives you a well-appointed room and one with loads of personality. Additionally, it provides you the chance to immerse yourself in Kos's history.

Something Old, Something New

A night in one of these Kos traditional hotels can give you a feel for a bygone period right from the start. From classical architecture to some of the oldest hotels in Kos steeped in the past, these surroundings will make you may begin to wonder whether you are a time traveler, or a tourist. Fortunately, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past occupants. Although these hotels may be historic, they have many modern comforts to help you relax or keep in touch on your stay. You'll discover rooms outfitted with a cozy bed and just about everything else you may want for a wonderful getaway.

Once you've checked-in and had time to look around the hotel property, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by touring the renowned landmarks and art museums. Undoubtedly, all this hopping through history can stimulate your appetite. Make sure to read through the reviews section and see the places other guests to Kos believe is merit visiting. You can also ask your hotel's front desk staff so you can learn where a couple of the local spots to grab a drink or a meal in Kos are.

Your Kos Accommodation Is Ready for You

Kos has 401 vintage hotels that exude the look and feel of another era. Some of these hotels are where notable writers may have stayed. You are certain to find a place that has all the amenities as well as the qualities you desire. If you are wishing to stay in one of these Kos vintage hotels, reserve soon, or you could miss your chance on a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Kos?
Sights with historical relevance in Kos are likely at the top of your sightseeing list. While you’re here, you can visit the marina and beaches.
What's the best accommodation in Kos to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Alexandra Hotel is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free WiFi and a fitness center. Tree of Hippocrates is a short walk away. Other choices close to historic sites include Olympia Hotel and Aegeon Hotel.
How many historical hotels are located in Kos?
In Kos, you’ll find 400 hotel accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 134 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical sites and other places in Kos?
Kos is notable for landmarks like Tree of Hippocrates, Ancient Agora, and Roman Odeon Amphitheater. The natural setting is picturesque, namely the stunning beaches, and these places to see: Tigaki Beach, Psalidi Beach, and Paradise Beach. Other popular sights include Port of Kos and Kefalos Beach.
What is a historic hotel like in Kos?
By choosing a historic hotel, you can stay someplace that has an official historic designation. A castle, a palace or even a pub or an old police station can be identified as a historic hotel provided that it’s of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically found in the public spaces and guestrooms of historic hotels in Kos, giving a historical feel.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and building of a historic hotel tends to be what’s most significant. For a heritage hotel, it’s often the cultural value and how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Kos have modern facilities?
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you might expect, while every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities, and the popular amenities found in any hotel will be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Kos, you won’t be staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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