Filoxenia hotel is located in Kalamata beach in Messinia Gulf and offers luxury hotel accommodation in Southern Peloponnese. Kalamata is located in southern Greece, on the Peloponnese. Built in the heart of the Messenian gulf near the ancient city of Farai mentioned by Homer, the land of "kalamatianos" traditional dance and the silk kerchief; of succulent dark olives and honey eyed figs.

Today, Kalamata makes important exports of local products such as raisins, olives and olive oil. There are numerous historical and cultural sights to see in Kalamata, such as the Ville-hardouin castle, the Ipapandis (Purification of the Virgin) Byzantine church, the Church of Saint Apostoloi, the Kalograion Monastery with its famous silk-weaving workshop where the beautiful Kalamata scarves are made, and the municipal railway park. It is also worth seeing the art collections housed at the Municipal Gallery, the Benaki Archaeological Museum and the Folk Art Museum.

Messinia  is bounded on the east by Mount Taygetus, on the north by the river Neda and the Arcadian Mountains, and on the west and south by the Mediterranean Sea, more specifically on the west by the Ionian Sea, and on the south by the Gulf of Messenia.

The plain is bounded on the north by Mt. Nomia (mod. Tetrasi, 1,800 m, 5210 ft.) and other mountains, on the west by the mountains of Cyparissia (1,550 m, 4000 ft.) the southern continuation of which forms the peninsula of the Morea, attaining its greatest height in Mt. Mathia (mod. Lykódimo about 950 m, 3160 ft.), its current tallest point is Taygetos located to the east. Off the south coast of this peninsula lie the three Oenussae islands and the islet of Theganussa (Venetikó). About less than half of the population live within GR-7, in places from Allagi to south of Kalamata, along with the plain as the Kalamata-Messene metropolitan area, Peloponnese's third largest metropolitan city. Kalamata has an airport 5 km west of Kalamata. A harbor and port named from this city is not far from the downtown, originally connected with train tracks. It is one of the largest waterfronts in the peninsula.



During classical times Olympia was the city of Ilia best known as the area where the Olympic games took place, the greatest athletic event of the then-Greek world.

The home of the mythical Centaurs famous for the myths and legends that are connected with it in local legend.

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  • Navarinou Street
  • GR 241 00 Kalamata, Peloponnese, Greece
  • Tel. +30 27210 23166


  • From Kalamata Airport: 13 km
  • From Athens International Airport: 271 km


By Car
Car rental from reception

Taxi Service
To Kalamata Airport (13 km): approx. 25€

Bus Services
Bus Stop 10m from the hotel.
By Bus: There are regular long-distance buses from other Greek cities (Athens, Patras etc.) which arrive at the central bus station (5-6 km).
Local Bus: Take bus No 1 from the centre of the town and get off at the last stop (Filoxenia).


1.From Kalamata International Airport Distance 13 km about 20 minutes

1. Take the Main Exit from Kalamata Airport and turn left onto EO Pilou Kalamatas
2. Continue on EO Pilou Kalamatas and turn right onto EO Tripoleos Kalamatas (signs for Kalamata) 2.7 km
3. Continue on EO Tripoleos Kalamatas and onto Ir. Politechniou 5.0 km
4. Turn right onto Artemidos (signs for Port/Areopoli) 0.6 km
5. Turn left onto E65 and continue onto Kritis 3.0 km
6. Turn right onto Petrou Karakousi 0.3 km
7. Turn left onto Navarinou 1.2 km
8. The hotel is at the end of the road/ beach

2.From Athens International Airport Distance 271 km about 2 hours 45 minutes

1. Follow signs from Airport to ATHENS (Attiki Odos/A62) 4.7 km
2. Take exit K2 to merge onto Attiki Odos/A6/E94 towards ELEFSINA/ATHINA 107.0 km
3. Follow signs for Tripoli/Kalamata and turn left onto A7 155.0 km
4. Continue onto Vasileos Georgiou, Lakonikis and Manis 3.6 km
5. Turn right onto Navarinou 0.3 km
6. The hotel is on your left, right before the beach
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