Where to Stay in Corfu Town

Greece Travel Secrets recommends where to stay in Corfu Town including hotels near the port, near the airport and in the town centre, with budget and luxury options.

Arcadion Hotel in Corfu TownArcadion Hotel in Corfu Town

Arcadion Hotel

A lovely shining curved wooden reception desk greets you as you enter the friendly Arcadion Hotel, which combines classical looks and history with modern comfort. The entrance is around the corner on Vlasopoulou, though the building looks out over Kapodistriou, the southern end of the Liston and the Spianada, an ideal location. Try to get one of the front rooms if you can, though the side ones looking out over the Old Town are also attractive.

Hotel Arion in Corfu TownHotel Arion in Corfu Town

Hotel Arion

The Hotel Arion is only a minute or so from the entrance to the Mon Repos estate, in the quiet, village-like suburb of Anemomylos. It's a pleasant 15-minute walk around Garitsa Bay into the town centre, too. The Arion is a smart, modern hotel at a very reasonable price. It has 105 comfortable rooms, a large lounge/reception area and a big rooftop terrace with seating, a bar and wonderful sea views.

The Atlantis Hotel in Corfu TownThe Atlantis Hotel

Atlantis Hotel

The Atlantis Hotel is conveniently placed near the port, if you're arriving or leaving by ferry, and right on the edge of the old town too. Most of the rooms and suites have balconies and views over the Ionian Sea, and although it’s only a 2-star hotel and inexpensive, it is clean and friendly and all rooms have air-conditioning, TV, direct-dial phones and ensuite bathrooms.

The Bella Venezia Hotel in Corfu TownThe Bella Venezia Hotel

Bella Venezia

The Bella Venezia is in a neo-classical mansion, once a girl's high school, and it oozes the kind of character that many hotels these days lack. Rooms are large with high ceilings, breakfast is in a garden pergola, and it is only a short walk down to Town Hall Square. 

The Hotel Bretagne in Corfu TownThe Hotel Bretagne in Corfu Town

Hotel Bretagne

The Hotel Bretagne is a budget but very comfortable option for those with late or early flights, as it is within walking distance of the airport. This proximity does mean that airport noise at other times can be a problem, so bring your ear-plugs. It is modern and cheerful and has its own bar and restaurant... which are also well worth knowing about if you have airport delays.

Cavalieri Hotel in Corfu TownCavalieri Hotel in Corfu Town

Cavalieri Hotel

Everybody in Corfu Town knows the Cavalieri Hotel, as in summer its rooftop bar is one of the places to have a drink. It's rather a plush place in a 17th-century mansion, and though some of the 50 rooms are small it does have class and character. All rooms have balconies, with the front ones offering lovely views of the sea and the New Fortress.

Divani Corfu Palace Hotel in Corfu TownDivani Corfu Palace Hotel

Divani Corfu Palace

The 4-star Divani Corfu Palace is out on the Kanoni peninsula, a 5-minute drive from the airport. Despite being about 3 kms (1.9 miles)  from the town centre, and 1.5 kms (0.9 miles) from the beach at Mon Repos, it still proves immensely popular with people looking for an all-inclusive resort-style hotel, where every facility is available. It has luxury rooms and suites, and its two conference centres also make it a top business choice.

Corfu Holiday Palace Hotel in Corfu TownCorfu Holiday Palace Hotel

Corfu Holiday Palace

The Corfu Holiday Palace is a huge complex with a few hundred rooms, suites and bungalows, conference facilities, and the island's only casino. Located out on the Kanoni peninsula, it overlooks Mouse Island, one of the best views in Corfu.

Hotel Corfu Palace in Corfu TownHotel Corfu Palace

Hotel Corfu Palace

The swishest hotel in Corfu Town itself, in the 5-star Luxury class Hotel Corfu Palace, overlooking Garitsa Bay. It's where visiting politicians and other dignitaries are usually housed. It has a beauty and fitness centre, two swimming pools, two restaurants, large well-kept grounds and all its rooms and suites overlook the sea. 

Konstantinoupolis Hotel in Corfu TownKonstantinoupolis Hotel in Corfu Town


Built in 1862 the Konstantinoupolis oozes old-world elegance, with marble steps and a spiral wooden staircase leading you up to the rooms (and an old-fashioned elevator too). It's handy for Old Port and Old Town alike, and though some of the rooms are small they are charming, with bright blue tiled baths. The breakfast room is also bright and cheerful, and there's 24-hour room service too. Don’t let the 2-star rating mislead you, it’s exceptionally good.

Mayor Mon Repos Palace Hotel in Corfu TownMayor Mon Repos Palace Hotel

Mayor Mon Repos Palace

The Mayor Mon Repos Palace is a very attractive resort-style hotel with 114 rooms, all of them having TV, air-conditioning, phone, fridge, and balconies. It's at the southern end of Garitsa Bay, very close to the Mon Repos estate and an enjoyable 10-minute walk around the bay into Corfu Town. It has its own small plunge pool and sunbathing terrace, but is right by the Mon Repos beach too.

Where to Stay on Corfu

Other Corfu Town pages

  • Church of Saint Spyrídon

    The church of Saint Spyrídon (Ayios Spyridon) in Corfu Town is a must-see site and contains the silver casket of the island’s patron saint.

  • Kanoni

    Kanoni is one of two tiny islands off Corfu, about an hour’s walk south of Corfu Town, and one of the most photographed spots on Corfu.

  • Where to Eat in Corfu Town

    Greece Travel Secrets recommends where to eat in Corfu Town, including the best restaurants for a treat, traditional tavernas, and cheap and cheerful good eats.

  • A Walk in Old Corfu Town

    This walk in Old Corfu Town, or Campiello, takes you from the Liston through the narrow back streets and alleyways and should take about one to two hours.

  • Corfu Town Archaeological Museum

    Corfu’s small archaeological museum holds two of the finest treasures of ancient Greece, the Gorgon pediment and the Lion of Menekrates

  • Corfu Town’s Byzantine Museum

    Corfu Town’s Byzantine Museum is a little gem, one of the town’s top museums with an excellent collection of Byzantine art in a 15th-century church.

  • Sites to See in Corfu Town

    The main sites to see in Corfu Town are listed on our main Corfu Town page, and some also have their own pages, but here are some of the other things to see.

  • Palace of St Michael and St George

    The Palace of St Michael and St George in Corfu Town contains the Museum of Asiatic Art, the Municipal Art Gallery, and the Modern Art Museum.

  • Old Corfu Town

    Rising on a steep hill behind the old harbour, the Campiéllo is the oldest district of Corfu’s Old Town.

  • Mon Repos

    The villa of Mon Repos to the south of Corfu Town was once the summer home of the Greek royal family but now houses the Museum of Palaiopolis.

Enjoy this page? Please pay it forward. Here's how...

Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?

  1. Click on the HTML link code below.
  2. Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.

Latest Posts

  1. Popular Paliokastritsa on Corfu Gets New Marina

    Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias and Corfu Mayor Meropi Hydraiou inaugurated this week a new 103-berth marina at Alypa in Paliokastritsa. “The project will bring added value to the cosmopolita…

    Read More

  2. Poll: Cost-conscious Greeks Prefer Beach Holidays This Year

    Financially pressed Greeks are choosing beach holidays this year, according to a study released by Athens-based research firm Focus Bari in collaboration with YouGov. Carried out in July on a represen…

    Read More

  3. Costa Navarino Welcomes the ‘Democracy and Happiness Weekend’ in September

    World acclaimed authors, innovative thinkers and award-winning thought leaders will gather at Costa Navarino in Messinia in September to participate in the “Democracy and Happiness Weekend”, a cultura…

    Read More

  4. Chios State Airport to Get Long-awaited Upgrade

    The Greek Transport Ministry recently announced that the “Omiros” state airport on Chios will receive 9.6 million euros in funding to significantly upgrade infrastructure and expand facilities. The wo…

    Read More

  5. SKY express: New Routes from Athens to Milan, Munich and Sofia

    Greek airline SKY express recently announced the expansion of its network of destinations by adding new routes from Athens to the popular cities of Munich, Milan and Sofia. “We have announced the expa…

    Read More

  6. Vessels from 45 Countries Cross Greece’s Corinth Canal in July

    Vessels from 45 countries crossed Greece’s Corinth Canal in July after it reopened to transit, the country’s public assets authority said Thursday. One of the country’s most-visited sites, the Corinth…

    Read More

  7. Shopping Tips for Crete

    These shopping tips for Crete include advice on buying souvenirs like ceramics, icons, jewellery, leather, weavings, wood carvings, and food and drink.

    Read More

  8. Corfu Shopping Tips

    These Corfu shopping tips include advice on buying souvenirs like ceramics, jewelry, gold, silver, wood carvings, and food and drink, with tips on haggling.

    Read More

  9. Tinos: Island of Miracles

    The Virgin, the art of marble crafting, the vernacular architecture, the rich interior, and of course the north wind. Maya Tsoclis writes about her island.

    Read More

  10. Six Days of Sailing in the Dodecanese

    If you're looking for a time machine, the waters between Crete and Rhodes are where you should sail.

    Read More