Astir Odysseus

This village-style luxury hotel has a clutch of stylish pools and its own private beach.

The peaceful Odysseus is a few paces from its own private beach, surrounded by fields. There are 3 pools, and lots of eating options.

The lagoon pool is a real focal point. It’s huge, with views out to sea. And there’s an authentic Greek restaurant, which sits right on the seafront.

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Based On 793 reviews

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  • 19Buildings
  • 3Floors
  • 337Rooms
  • 6Lifts

All Inclusive - Here's what you get

Food

Full Board buffet meals. Snacks.

Drink

Locally produced alcoholic drinks, coffee and soft drinks.

Sports and Activities

All are included except where indicated.

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3 outdoor pools

There are 3 pools and 2 kids' pools available. There is a whirlpool bath in one area. Aqua aerobics and other activities are available in 2 of the pools.

Greek restaurant

Open for à la carte lunch and dinner throughout the week, with a barbecue and buffet available at lunchtime. Reservations are required, and a dress code applies for evenings only.

Miniclub

The hotel-run club offers a range of activities for kids aged 4 to 12, with a mini disco from 8.30pm, as well as a variety of daytime activities.

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double swim-up into shared pool

Double swim-up into shared pool room sleeps up to 3. These executive rooms are 48 square metres big and give you a terrace where you can slip straight into a pool shared between rooms in this part of the hotel.

twin room with garden view

Twin room with garden view sleeps up to 3 with bath or shower and a stereo system.

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Totally relaxing stay.

Got back last night from a lovely stay here. I requested prior to arrival to advise we were celebrating our wedding anniversary, on arrival we found bottle of bubbles and a lovely plate of sandwiches etc due to our late arrival. We had two rooms in the main building with a sea view, albeit the sea is a good 5 minute walk, as this hotel stretches out into a vast area, consequently no where felt crowded. I always got 4 sunbeds together at 7.30 am and could have even left it another hour or so and still would have been ok, did not witness any sunbed wars!!! The sunbeds in my opinion were pretty poor quality for a supposed 5 star hotel, on three occasions,I had to swap sunbeds as they were quite literally falling to bits. We ate in the main restaurant Achilles for both lunch and dinner and would say for sure that this hotel has the best buffet food at any hotel I have been to in Europe. Nice and hot, plenty of choice and constantly being replenished, top marks there. We were served by a lovely lad by the name of Pauel, he looked after us so well, always smiling and wanting to talk to his guests, he also worked in the bar in the evening and still had a smile on his face after having clearly working very long hours. If the management are reading this, Pauel is an asset to your lovely hotel and certainly we would hope to see him again next year should we return. Have to say that all staff were lovely and are always smiling. Pauel, have you worked out the numbers trick yet???? Thankyou Astir Odysseus.More

Lbarnard1893462, Harleston, United Kingdom

Fantastic Family Holiday

Just returned home from this beautiful hotel. We was greeted on arrival by the porter who swiftly took all of our luggage & showed us into reception where we was given all of the relevant information we required for our stay, quickly checked-in and showed to our room. Our room was in the new part, a really nice, modern room with a pool view that was stunning at night. The porter arrived with all of our luggage within 5 minutes. There are 3 main pools and a 2 children's pool, we spent our time around the beach pool as it was perfect for our young son. It is right on the beach which is pebbles but didn't seen to bother him building his sand castles one bit! We had no problems with the food at all at any time. Plenty of breakfast options, the restaurant at the beach offers a BBQ lunch with salad options while the main restaurant again has plenty of options. Evening meals where nice with plenty of options. Slightly repetitive but I think this happens at all, all inclusive hotels. They are strict on the dress code, trousers only for men in the evening, which was expected in a 5* hotel, however, some of the guests wore jogging bottoms! I personally would rather see someone in smart shorts than that! I also expected being greeted in the evening & showed to a table, you just go in & find yourself a table & wait for someone to come and take a drinks order- minor complaint. The staff are a huge asset to this hotel. The bar staff at the beach bar in the day are fantastic. Never leave you waiting, always happy & polite and amazing with our son. Aris the bar manager and Pauel really looked after us during our stay. They were really fantastic with children. They work really long hours, all day, every day yet always offered a 5* service and always with a smile- goes a long way! The management team are always walking about checking the property and again at meal time. They always went out of their way to speak & couldn't do enough for us. Denis the entertainment guy is class! I have never seen so many people participate, he had the whole pool area either joining in or stood watching & laughing, I've never taken so many videos! Plenty to do for small children, play area, pools, beach, mini disco at night, mini club which I cannot comment on as my son didn't use it, plenty did seem to do so. The hotel is isolated, not in walking distance to anywhere. We hired a car from the hotel for 24 hours, really glad we did this as the island is stunning! Kefalos bay is stunning, some really nice beaches along the way too & An evening in Zia to see the sunset is a must, although the sunset at the hotel is also pretty awesome! Kos town is €12 away in a taxi, again a really nice town. If you go up into the back streets there are some really nice bars, restaurants & shops, again well worth seeing. We decided against transfers and decided to get a taxi, our driver on the way back was great & spoke really good English and so provided us with some good information for our next visit. Taxi cost €35 and is a lot faster than getting the bus. I have read other reviews saying this hotel is not 5*, maybe not in England but it is well worthy of the standard in Greece. We have been home 3 days and are truly gutted to be back, I would return tomorrow! Anyone going to this hotel is in for a really special holiday.More

Amy561, Barnsley, United Kingdom

Good Not Great

We stayed for a week in July 2015. The hotel was nice but there were some areas which need to be improved before it warrants the price we paid for our stay. The main good or bad points for us were....... Room, we had a new swim up room. This was excellent and made the holiday. The pool was beautiful and usually very quiet. Food, breakfast, lunchtime BBQ at the beach and the cold food, desserts and salads were all good but the hot food in the main restaurant was more works canteen than 5* hotel. There were often issues with dishes and plates running out and taking a long time to be replenished. Staff, were a bit hit and miss. The support staff such as cleaners and grounds staff were all very friendly and polite. In the more customer facing areas there was a mix of staff who always smiled like they meant it and staff who were grumpy and impatient. Bar, drinks were good but service was hit and miss. One evening after waiting about 20 mins to be served in the lobby bar my husband walked down to the beach bar and brought our drinks back, all before anyone came to our table. If you go directly to the lobby bar they send you back to your table and say "someone will come". Location, as others have said it there is nothing around the hotel. Buses are available once an hour but do get busy. Taxi is also an option but NB the hotel charge you 5 euro to book a taxi online! Beach, was better than expected. The small stones are a total pain so take beach shoes but once you get in the water it soon becomes sandy, the bay is quite shallow and the water quite warm.More

Charlie A,

Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa

Astir Odysseus Kos Well it’s time to compare as suggested in my earlier report while in Gran Canarias earlier in the year. The Astir Odysseus Hotel Kos is a 5 star rated hotel. First impressions suggest it is worthy of the rating along with very good food and pleasing surroundings. However if you dig deep you find there are signs of tiredness, and maintenance is in need in some areas. The rooms are basic Greek Standard clean and functional but are certainly not a 5 star rating as one would expect. The gardens are well maintained but there are broken tiles and damaged slabs particular around the lower swimming pool. The sun beds are very tired some ripped and some actually missing. I had to find an alternative as one had a large hole in it. This was a task as most of the beds had already been occupied. These are minor issues I must admit but for this kind of rating one would not expect it. Finally I must confess the Sheraton at Gran Canarias is streets ahead and I am now convinced to book my winter break and summer holiday at the Sheraton next year Job Done.More

Hepburns504171, Farnham, United Kingdom

wonderful holiday

Myself and my husband have just returned from two weeks at this hotel. We have had such a lovely relaxing time. The staff are wonderful, nothing is two much trouble. They are friendly and always have a smile on their face. The facilities are lovely and the food is very good. I hope that we return again some day. More

Terrib539, Potters Bar, England, United Kingdom

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Astir Odysseus
Rated: 4.5 /5 based on 793 customer reviews
from £491.00