VILLA MAGDALENA STUDIOS &HOTEL
B&B | 20 bedrooms | sleeps 50
FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED, FAMILY BUDGET HOTEL & SELF CATERED STUDIOS, for holidays in a select, comfy, quiet , serene, rural area situated in one of the most beautiful valleys of Corfu.
We look forward to welcoming you to our warm, clean & friendly family place for a long stay or popular short break. After a day exploring coast or country, you can come back and relax in the pool and enjoy the magnificent sunsets with a glass of home-made wine & local cuisine.
We offer free pick up on arrival to all our guests. On the online prices are included also room cleaning and taxes.
The Villa Magdalena is located in the west coast of Corfu in Ropa Valley. It is the perfect rural retreat complete with mountain ranges, fragrant pine forests and amazing views. We are just a short drive away from Corfu's most glorious beaches, ancient castles, tourist attractions, coastal ancient villages and the charming villages of Vatos, Kokini, Pelekas, Liapades, Giannades, Marmaro, Gardelades and the famous DOUKADES village.
It really is the most ideal place to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and is an excellent place to explore by cycling or by foot.
Our self-catering spacious studios and budget rooms are simple, clean and comfortable. We have studios that can accommodate anywhere from 2 to 6 people, with private bathroom and shower, air conditioning, TV, beautiful large verandas with amazing views.
We have a lovely pool with 2 children's sections and a pool side bar for you to enjoy all day.
We are located only 5 minutes drive from the nicest beaches of the island.
We offer Free pick up on arrival to all our guests, just let us know your arrival details.
You can either book self-catering studios, half board basis (breakfast and dinner included in the price), full board basis (breakfast, lunch and dinner included in the price), or just accommodation breakfast only.
The prices you will find on the PRICES section of this site are for Self Catering accommodation only.
For HALF BOARD basis, the prices PER PERSON are as follows:
LOW SEASON: OCTOBER to APRIL, MAY Price is 25 EUROS per person per night
MID SEASON: JUNE, SEPT, OCT Price is 27 EUROS per person per night
HIGH SEASON: JULY, AUGUST Price is 30 to 35 EUROS per person per night
We pride ourselves on being a family run hotel so we are delighted to offer family discounts if you let us know your children's ages.
We organize island tours around the beautiful island of Corfu for our guests - please ask for details on arrival.
We offer all our guests FREE PICK UP on arrival from the airport, the port, or the Green Bus Station. Our facility has also FREE WIFI as well.
Laundry service available.
We are here to assist you and help you have a relaxing holiday. We speak English, Greek, Italian, French, Spanish and some German.
Corfu is accessible through different Italian ports, like BARI, BRINDIZI, and the port of IGOUMENITSA. The island has an airport too, that is connected with the airport of Athens, Thesaloniki and Preveza. From the end of March, Corfu is connected with many European cities with direct charter flights such as Easyjet and Ryanair.
At our accommodation we also offer a YOGA RETREAT PACKAGE. This is an all-inclusive 7 night stay at our hotel with a professional yoga instructor and traditional healthy Greek meals for a total price of 495 Euros per person Twin Share. If you have any interest in this package please take a look at our listing on Holiday Lettings. The property ID is 376070
Guests must leave the property in good order and will be responsible for any breakages, loss or damage. The owner shall be entitled to charge for any costs to remedy any breach of these obligations.
If for any reason, beyond our control, the property is not available on the date booked, all charges paid in advance will be refundable in full. In this case, there shall be no further claim against the owners either for the booking or any associated costs as a result of the cancellation.
Corfu Town is a very elegant and charming capital. Recently added to UNESCO's World Heritage List, the old town, with its Venetian forts and neo-classical housing was inscribed as a fortified Mediterranean port town of high integrity and authenticity. Its cosmopolitan atmosphere and fabulous architecture are a big attraction to visitors. The Venetian influence is very strong in Corfu Town, but very much in evidence are French and English styles. The elegant terrace of buildings with arches along the front is known as the Liston and was built by the French in the style of the Parisian rue de Rivoli.
St. Spiridon - The Patron Saint:
The Patron Saint of Corfu is St.Spiridon. Spiridon was brought up as a shepherd on Cyprus. He first became a monk, then a bishop and many minor miracles had been credited to him before his death in 350 AD. When it was discovered that his remains had not decayed he was taken to Constantinople but was later smuggled out, along with the remains of St. Theodora, before the Turkish occupation of 1453. Unceremoniously strapped to a donkey the remains arrived in Corfu in 1456.
This church is undoubtedly the most famous of all the island's churches and houses the relics of this saint who is credited with saving the islanders from famine, various plagues, invasions and other disasters. On special days of the calendar the mummified remains of St Spyridon are paraded around the town with much pomp and ceremony. The actual casket containing his remains is exposed annually on St.Spyridon's Day, which falls on the 12th December, at Easter and on 11th August. In the church the casket is situated to the right of the altar, in a small chapel of its own.
The Liston and the Esplanade:
The Esplanade is a charming area of Corfu Town, an urban open space for relaxed promenading, reading or gossiping over Greek coffee. At the northern section of the Esplanade is the terrace of arcaded buildings known as the Liston, which was built by the French in the style of the Parisian rue de Rivoli. This is a very smart area of the Esplanade and looks out over the wide green space which is used for cricket matches, a legacy of the British. At this end you will also find the impressive Palace of St. Michael and St. George, which houses a collection of Oriental Art, and is a most striking relic of the 50 year presence by the British on Corfu.
Here is a perfect spot to relax and have a drink and to watch the world go by from many stylish cafes and restaurants. At the southern end of the Esplanade you will find a garden area which is landscaped with flowerbeds and a fountain and also an elegant bandstand where you may be lucky enough to find one of the town's brass bands performing on a Sunday afternoon.
For people who prefer sightseeing to shopping there are many museums to visit around the town. Amongst others are the Museum of Asiatic Art, at the Palace of St. Michael and St. George and the Municipal Art Gallery. Visit the Paper Money museum in St. Spiridon Square to see an extensive display of Greek banknotes and of course St. Spiridon church itself, the most famous of all the churches in Corfu and well worth a visit. As in all churches in Corfu and the rest of Greece it is important to be dressed appropriately on entering. The Byzantine Museum houses a beautiful collection of icons and paintings from the 16th to 18th centuries.
The Old Town:
Otherwise known as “Campiello,” this area is the fascinating maze of narrow streets, alleyways and steps that are squeezed into the north-eastern part of the town. You will need a map to show you exactly which area it is in. Situated between the Old Fort and the Old Port, it is like a miniature Venice with much of its appeal being the residential atmosphere. In centuries gone by this area was surrounded by city walls, long since torn down, but the only way to expand the living quarters was to go upwards. Therefore it is full of high buildings and you can often see laundry strung across the alleyways.
LOCAL ACTIVITIES in and around include a visit to Aqualand, Horse Riding and Golfing in the Ropa Valley. Visits to Pantokrator (the highest mountain), Achilleon Palace, Palaeokastritisa, and water orientated sports of Fishing, Snorkeling and Sailing.
WALKING In and around Ropa Valley is both peaceful and rewarding, there are plenty of beautiful walks both along the nearby villages and hillside countryside.
|Size||Sleeps up to 50, 20 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||ERMONES BEACH 4 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||600 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: IOANNIS KAPODISTRIAS 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Fax machine, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||20 bedrooms, 48 bathrooms of which 16 Family bathrooms, 16 En suites and 16 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (50), Double beds (14), Cots (2), Dining seats for 50, Lounge seats for 50|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
We have single, double, twin, triple and 4, 5 and 6 bedded studios to allow maximum flexibility.
Large, bright studios are air conditioned and have beautiful large veranda's with beautiful views of the surrounding hills and valleys.
All studios have either a large balcony or terrace.
Fridge, fully equipped kitchen, cooking facilities, TV, air conditioner, mall oven/cooker and all necessary utensils.
Private bathroom with shower.
Studio's are offered on a self-catering basis, or with breakfast, or on half board basis, please email us what you prefer.
We also have single, double, triple and 4 bedded rooms, price for rooms starts from 18 euros per person with breakfast included in the price.
Half board price is 25 euros to 30 euros per person, depending of time of season.
Free pick up on arrival for all our guests
|Further details outdoors|
Pool with slide
Two Children's sections pool
2 large Sun terraces
Free sunbeds and umbrellas
Long Happy Hours, large variety of drinks, beers and cocktails, Fresh organically grown salads, low prices.
We have a small restaurant where we serve local dishes, home made wine, steaks and fresh meats on barbecue, and DAILY CAUGHT FRESH FISH.
Cool and peaceful area with seating and WC's
Car hire, bike , scooter, quad and bicycle hire can be arranged here. Ask as for prices before you arrive.
Laundry, we do it for you
Free car/ caravan & motor home parking on site
On-site manager to give any assistance needed.
Late checkout available when possible
Luggage store and changing facilities available for late departures
1:15 in group go free
Special long stay rates
Corfu town and airport -12km
Beaches; Glyfada has all the usual beach facilities - 6km, Ermones beach 4 kilometers.
Ermones has a small dive centre for beginners and experts alike – 4 km
Aqualand: 75,000sq mt. Waterpark on the road to Glyfada- 3.5 km
Corfu Golf: Considered one of the best and complete with driving range – 2km
Horse Riding available
We come and pick you up for free when you arrive in Corfu airport or the port and also take you back for free on departure
We provide you with free maps and information about the island, also we organise island excursions, just ask us, island tours also tailored as you wish
Swimming pool with snack bar restaurant, with a variety of fresh organically grown salads, snacks, daily caught fish, steaks and pizzas and traditional Greek food
The Ionian Islands region
Corfu is one of the largest of the Ionian isIand with amazing scenery, ancient history and 6 million of olive trees.
Ropa Valley is known for its beautiful and tranquil location, stunning views of the surrounding hills and perfect for cycling, walking and horse riding
Ropa Valley is a beautiful calm are in Corfu. Situated on Corfu's west coast near to Pelekas, Vatos Village and Ermones Beach, Ropa Valley is a veritable jungle, with forests and mountain ranges covered in morning mists. Nature lovers will find Ropa Valley and never want to leave, the endless trails offer the most scenic walks around and the many varieties of wildlife and plant life ensure that you'll never grow bored!
Ropa Valley is close by to several gorgeous beaches where you can enjoy a different kind of scenery and relax till your hearts content! The lovely beaches of Pelekas, Glyfada, Paleokastritsa,Liapades are nearby. Ropa Valley boasts horse-riding, a fantastic golf course, mountain biking and a nearby water park for some man-made fun. Ropa Valley can be that once in a lifetime holiday!
Ropa Valley is known and is very popular for its beautiful and tranquil location, stunning views of the surrounding hills and perfect for cycling, walking and horse riding
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2 Feb 2014
La capacita' imprenditoriale il savoir faire, si fondono con la simpatia e l'educazione di Magdalena e dei suoi collaboratori rendendo il soggiorno piacevole e rilassante.La struttura e'… More
21 Jan 2014
"Bonne humeur et rencontres internationales"
Séjour de 2 semaines en demi-pension, parfait avec 2 enfants de 11 et 14 ans. La chambre-studio était simple et avec accès direct sur la piscine. Un petit bémol sur la propreté de la salle de bai… More
10 Sep 2013
"Good for children to find playmates and for families to explore the island."
Great budget-style accommodation for families. Great service. Nice pool. The rooms have so many beds in that the place was full of families .. which meant our children had loads of kids to play with t… More
31 Aug 2013
"Brilliant getaway from it all stay"
Magdelana is friendly and offers reasonable priced accommodation in a homely atmosphere - if you are looking to relax away from hustle and bustle at a good price this is perfect for family break - mag… More
4 Oct 2012
"one of the best holidays I have ever had"
very helpful staff very friendly and great atmosphere the kids loved it specialy the aqua park up the road from hotel,I met someone on holiday and we and his family become good friends,we went golf together what a great course very surprised being on little island of corfu,the hotel magdalena we stayed in was very clean and comfortable and the food was very good even for the kids,the sea was 5 mins away by car but member of staff took us there and brought us back,very nice scenery and we had good treks through the countryside,I would recomend it to anyone and will be going next year.
25 Jul 2012
"Family Friendly Hotel"
Our family loved the Hotel and surrounds. We have 2 small children and it was great to have a big apartment which catered for children, and clean and tidy. Also a lovely big swimming pool. The staff were very helpful and friendly and the food and Greek BBQ's were fantastic.
20 Apr 2012
"Had never expect such a great time"
Wow! i cant wait to come back!
I was staying with my family last summer but even now while i am writing, the experience were so clear in my mind! Usually you don't expect much to go on a trip with your family but this trip to this Corfu Getaway studios complex was just pure class. we had great time enjoying the quiet but full of excitement place, laying back in the pool and drinking and talking by the pool, endless barbecue nights with good food easily bought. The view of the surroundings and the sunset was so spectacular! This was a place which allowed our family to really united together and shared our time and talked like we haven't been this close before. And our relationship were much better after this tip.
I am planning to go back with my girlfriend and a couple of other friends, probably explore this beautiful island a bit more, and more party by the pool. OMG, i cant wait!!!!
3 Feb 2012
"Great price, Great People"
We stayed here for 3 weeks and had a really great time. The pool was great for the kids to play in while we enjoyed relaxing and trying the local wines. I would recommend you rent a car as you can rea… More
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