Londa Hotel

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Address: Georgiou tou Protou 78, 4048 Yermasoyia, LIMASSOL, Cyprus

Star rating:
4 star hotel

4.8

Designer chic make this small gem the top choice in Limassol for trendies

The Londa, with a great seafront location, has been through some equally great changes since 2006. With fewer than 70 rooms, it has always had a more intimate feel than the big resort properties nearby, and since its recent remake, I think it can stake a claim to be Limassol’s only real boutique property. A lot of thought has been put into making rooms cool and sexy. This isn’t a resort hotel (and it wouldn't be my first choice for a long stay), but it would be a great place for a romantic tryst.

Location
4.6
90%
Eating/drinking
4.4
90%
Leisure facilities
4.4
90%
Service
4.8
90%
Value for money
4.5
90%
Bedrooms
4.9
90%
Public areas
4.4
90%

Location

Suburban location on the main coastal road east; not much of a beach below, but there are views out to sea and, after dark, to the twinkling lights of the Limnassol waterfront.

Bedrooms

Seven different types of rooms and suites. All are light, bright, and big, with floor-to-ceiling windows and quirky, colourful lighting and touches like the giant soft-toy-style cushions in the shape of peppers and tomatoes that adorn your bed. Clean design lines and white, beige and wood tones give the place a vaguely Asian feel. Big beds and fine linens, too, along with designer bathroom stuff. They say: rooms have either a stunning sea view or an ‘animated town view of Limassol.’ I say:  the ‘town view’ looks out over an uninspiring landscape and main highway, but there are also side-sea-view rooms that make a good compromise in price.

 

Public areas

Marble-floored reception area and lobby with its high-tech open fireplace and light-filled columns which illuminate it at night lets you know that this is not your average package-holiday holiday hotel. Londa’s lobby bar is a place to see and be seen for smart young(ish) locals, especially at weekend nights.

 

Eating and drinking

The Caprice lounge and restaurant, a branch of the famous one on Mykonos, are full of Limassol’s bright young things, mostly dressed in black. Eat within, or for most of the year on the sea-view deck.

 

Leisure facilities

Small private beach with watersports including windsurfers and kayaks. Signature outdoor pool (not the largest, but big enough for a proper swim) and an excellent spa with treatments for men and women.
 

Service

Smart but casual, friendly young waiters and reception staff and a high than average staff-to-guest ratio. If you're on a bigger budget, you can have your own personal assistant, chef, driver, houskeeper or concierge, and nannies are also available.

Who stays there

Discerning business travellers, weekenders from elsewhere in Cyprus, lesiure visitors looking for somewhere distinctive and a cut above the mainstream.

Price advice

Very large choice of packages, with some excellent winter and autumn deals between October and March. Expect to pay 150-200 euros per person per night for a side view room.

Amenities

  • Fitness Centre
  • High-Speed Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool

Recommended for

  • Business travellers
  • Couples
  • Honeymooners
  • Stag / hen parties
  • Celebrity spotting
  • People watching
  • Relaxation
  • Trendiness
  • Chilling out

Pros & Cons

  • Excellent service
  • Stylish design
  • Good spa and gym
  • Dull suburban location
  • Charge for internet access
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