Kellia Traditional Guesthouse

About Kellia Traditional Guesthouse

This charming guesthouse dates from the 16th century and used to be a monastery (kellia means 'cells'). It began operating as a guesthouse in 1981 and was completely renovated in 2011.

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  • Parking


  • Small & Friendly
  • <10 rooms

Ideal for

  • families
  • couples
  • walking
  • fly drives


The hotel is arranged over two floors (no lift). All 9 rooms have air conditioning, heating, wifi, mini bar, fridge, hairdryer, seating area, & patio.

  • Budget double room with partial sea view (22m²) located on the first floor. Opens to a patio with partial view over the Aegean Sea.
  • Economy double room with fireplace (18m²) on the ground floor opening onto a patio with views over the rock of Monemvasia and the courtyard.
  • Double rooms (20m²) on the ground floor, opening to a patio with sea view.
  • Superior double rooms (20m²  - 22 m²) with sea views
  • Deluxe double room with fireplace (20m²) on the upper floor features a patio with sea view &, seating area. The famous Greek poet Giannis Ritsos was born in this room.
  • Two bedroom apartment with fireplace (80m²) is suitable for 4 adults and has a large seating area, 2 bathrooms, fireplace and unobstructed sea view.


Reception; lounge on the ground floor; delicious breakfast with organic produce from the guesthouse's own farm; the guesthouse has its own cellar (not on site) which is the oldest local products store in the castle. Guests have exclusive prices on all the local goods in the shop. Worth trying are the local wines, home made marzipan sweets and samousades (the Spartan version of baklava, filled with almonds and sesame and flavoured with many spices, cinnamon, nutmeg), honey wine and tsipouro.