Fodor's Expert Review Nafplia Palace

Acronafplia, Nafplion, Peloponnese, 21100, Greece

Editor's Note: This property is currently undergoing renovations.

An elevator whisks you from the Old Town up to the extensive grounds, spacious rooms, and luxurious suites perched high above Nafplion on the ruins of the Frankish fortification atop Acronafplia—at first glance, the public spaces tend to be cavernous and austere, but the delightful pine-scented terraces and swimming pools seem to hang in midair, high above the city and bay. Rooms in the hotel wing are undergoing some much-needed renovations that include handsome contemporary furnishings and all sorts of electronic gadgetry to open drapes, dim lighting, and control high-tech showers (insist on a room that's been refurbished, and stay elsewhere if you are unable to obtain one). Suites in the "villas" wing are equipped with sumptuous bathrooms, sliding glass walls, and chic modern furnishings; some have private pools and huge terraces.

PROS

  • beautiful setting and views
  • suites are the last word in luxury
  • superb buffet breakfast

CONS

  • unwelcoming public spaces
  • older rooms are much in need of renovation
  • rates and the restaurants are both very expensive

QUICK FACTS

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HOTEL INFO

Phones: 27520-70800

HOTEL DETAILS

51 rooms, 33 suites
Rate Includes: Free breakfast

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