Planning on visiting the green little island of Zakynthos but travelling on a tight budget? Nowadays you don’t have to sacrifice much of your vacation budget to your accommodation, thanks to apartment hotels and budget-friendly options. Whether you wish to stay in Zakynthos Town or by the sea away from the big resorts, we’ve compiled a list of options that will make everyone happy.
Arkadia Luxury Hotel Apartments
With the flair of a boutique hotel and the vibe of a rental studio, Arkadia Hotel Apartments comprises luxury suites with or without jacuzzi that can accommodate up to five guests, as well as rooms for up to three guests. A friendly and relaxed family-run business, Arkadia’s amenities are simple yet clean, and include a TV, kitchen and a balcony. Whether you prefer to lounge by the pool or relax at the beach, you are sure to have a pleasant stay without breaking the bank.
Ionian Hill Hotel
Conveniently located on a hill in Argassi, Ionian Hill Hotel enjoys spectacular views over the sea and the coast, from Zakynthos Town to Argassi. An elegant, sleek and tastefully decorated boutique hotel, Ionian Hill proves you don’t have to pay big bucks to enjoy some luxury. Catering to couples and small or large groups, this little gem of a hotel is the perfect pick for a casual yet indulgent vacation.
Located near the historical center of Zakynthos Town, Yria Hotel prides itself on being a home away from home. It may be a two-star establishment, but what Yria lacks in fanciness it makes up for with its homey and cozy vibe, delicious breakfast buffet and personal and friendly service. Sometimes, you don’t need more than that.
Hera Zakynthos Hotel
Located in the lively Laganas, Hera Zakynthos Hotel features a great pool and a sun terrace. Rooms offer views of the pool and gardens, are spacious and clean, and include a full kitchenette and private bathrooms, as well as an outdoor dining area. The reception desk is open 24/7.
Located within lush gardens in Bochali, Varres Hotel is conveniently located between Zakynthos Town and the airport. The hotel has about 60 rooms, a swimming pool and a conference center. The hotel’s restaurant serves delicious international cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner, so you don’t even have to leave the premises if you don’t feel like it.
Offering studios and apartments, Clear Horizon is conveniently located near the beach in Ammoudi. The complex includes a restaurant, a bar, a swimming pool with a separate children’s pool, sun loungers and umbrellas by the pool and an Internet café. You should definitely take advantage of their walking tour package, available for groups of at least five people. They’re offered in five different languages, and are a perfect way to get acquainted with the island.