Penelope Apartment Hotel
Penelope Apartment Hotel is situated on the side of a hill in Dassia, with panoramic views of the sea, Gouvia marina, and nearby hills. Our hotel is family run and has 13 apartments, complete with kitchens and balconies. We have a large pool: over 200sq.m and 3 meters deep. The pool has with sea view, and serve breakfast, snacks and drinks on a shady patio by the pool.
Dassia, which means forest in Greek, is one of the first and most privileged tourist areas in Corfu, and has been accepting tourists since the 1950ies. Today it is home to many hotels and villas, including some of the biggest and most prestigious hotels of the island. Many shops, restaurants, cafes and mini-markets cater to your needs. Dassia beach is quiet and accessible on foot, a few hundred meters away. Corfu town is near, at 12 km, a 25 minute ride by bus, or 20 minutes by car. Being centrally placed on the island, it is ideally located for you to start your daily explorations.
The outdoor swimming pool is available to all our guests. It is oval shaped, 21 by 11 meters, and 3 meters deep. Sun chairs and umbrellas are available without extra charge. The pool area also has panoramic views over the surrounding area and the sea.
There is a shallow kids pool next the the big pool.
Breakfast and snack-bar
Breakfast is served, at an extra charge, on a patio by the swimming pool. We serve a typically Greek breakfast including seasonal and local ingredients. Coffee (Greek, espresso, cappuccino, freddo...), tea and juices are also available. The snack bar remains open with drinks and snacks. Our patio has panoramic views over the surrounding area and the sea.
The reception is decorated with antique furniture from the late 1800s, from a house in Corfu town. Three paintings depicting Ulyses' arrival at the island of Corfu, as well as several pieces of art and other decorative objects complete the luxurious yet relaxed ambiance in an authentically Corfiot manner. Here, our guests are can find information about restaurants, beaches, nightlife, daily excursions by boat, etc. We can arrange car, motorbike and bicycle rental for you, and safely store your luggage if you have a late departure. The reception was renovated in 2022.
An office is available for our guests that need to work a little while on vacation. Here they will find a quiet and professional-looking private office from where they can have a teleconference. Printing is also available. Guests should bring their own laptops / tablets. The office was built in 2022/23.
The gardens cover over 2000 square meters, and include many trees and flowers typical of Corfu's native flora, including olive, kumquat, fig and cypress trees, lilac, lavender, rosemary... Of course we also have areas with lawn, roses, bougainvillea, and many other decorative plants. A path made of old bricks meanders from the entrance of the hotel, past the apartments and gardens, down to the swimming pool and breakfast area.
The parking area at the entrance of the hotel is paved with red cobblestones. Parking is free on the premises. The iron gate remains open 24/7 all summer. The parking area was renovated in 2023.
Our location offers us beautiful vistas on the sea and surrounding area
|General:||Air Conditioning • Safety Deposit Box • Family rooms|
|Media & Technology:||TV|
|Internet:||Free WiFi is available in all areas|
|Parking:||Free private parking|
|Kitchen:||Kitchenware • Refrigerator • Electric kettle • Kitchen|
|Living Area:||Seating Area • Sofa • Desk|
|Outdoors:||Sun terrace • Balcony • Outdoor pool • Garden|
|Food & Drink:||Bar • Snack bar|
|Services:||Executive Lounge Access • Luggage storage • Sunbeds & Umbrellas|
|Languages spoken:||Greek • Italian • French • English|