Best Hotels, B&B's and Hostels in Cyprus

We list the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in Cyprus as recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Frommer’s, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews and we only listed places that have at least a 4 out of 5-star customer review rating.

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What are the best areas to stay in Cyprus?

A magnificent island country, Cyprus is the third most populous, in the Mediterranean. Blessed with a rich culture, it makes for one of the oldest civilisations of the Mediterranean. Cyprus is placed south of Turkey.

Limassol Old Town
Waking up to an authentic ‘Cyprus style' brunch is the preferred lifestyle of the neighbourhood of Limassol. The town is structured beautifully, and there are several winding narrow streets. Limassol Old Town is historical at heart. Limassol castle and the ancient city of Kuorion are two important attractions at Limassol.

This place is marked with Turkish style houses. Hence, it also gets the name of ‘Old Turkish Quarter’. Several artisans have their workshops along the streets. This area is like a flashback from the past lifestyle, with traditional and magnificent old Turkish houses. The area of Larnaca is centrally located. Larnaca enjoys a seaside location. The Salt Lake and the Hala Sultan mosque are two beautiful places to visit at Larnaca.

Ayia Napa
Another stunning area that adorns Cyprus and attracts a large number of tourists is Ayia Napa. High on night-life, Ayia Napa has white sand beaches. This area is full of budget rooms, luxury hotels and even holiday villas.

Famagusta and Varosha
This area is absolutely worth visiting. While Famagusta is an alluring old town, Varosha is said to be a ghost town. The Varosha beach is also prepossessing.

Paphos and Coral Bay
Lying on the south-west coast, Paphos is a hub of elegant resorts and cafes. Coral Bay beach and Paphos beach, are arrestingly divine.

Also check out our travel guide about the best areas to stay in Cyprus.

What is the best budget hotel in Cyprus?

If you're looking for a cheap hotel in Cyprus, then book Hanna Koumi Boutique Hotel. It's an excellent budget hotel offering great value for money. It's in a good location, it's been recommended by travel experts and the hotel has excellent customer reviews. Also check out our list of the best cheap hotels in Cyprus.

What is the best boutique hotel in Cyprus?

Not a fan of big chain hotels? No problem. If you want to stay in a boutique hotel in Cyprus, then you should book Gillham Vineyard. The hotel has been rated highly by previous guests for its boutique style. It has also been recommended by influential travel journalists.
Also check out our list of the best boutique hotels in Cyprus, it's a manually curated list of the most unique and romantic hotels in the country.

What is the best luxury hotel in Cyprus?

If money isn't a problem and you're looking for a luxury hotel in Cyprus, then go for Elysium Hotel Paphos. The hotel offers excellent service, it's in a top location, it has been rated very highly by previous guests and renowned travel critics have recommended it.
Also check out our list of the best luxury hotels in Cyprus, it's a manually curated list of the most exclusive 5-star hotels on the island.

What is the best hostel in Cyprus?

Looking for a good and affordable private room or cozy dorm in Cyprus? Check out Lemongrass. The hostel has been highly rated by backpackers. Also check out our list of the best hostels in Cyprus.

Which Cyprus hotels serve great breakfast?

There are plenty hotels in Cyprus that serve a good breakfast. Try Cypriot Swallow Boutique Hotel, Royiatiko Hotel Nicosia or Elyssia Hotel Pedoulas if you're looking for a delicious breakfast. All those hotels have excellent customer review ratings for their breakfast.

How much does it cost to stay in a Cyprus hotel?

For a 3-star hotel you have to pay around $100 per night and for a 4-star hotel you would be looking at $175 per night. If you're after a luxury 5-star Cyprus hotel then you can expect to pay around $270 per night.

Which Cyprus hotels offer a great swimming pool?

There are a lot of Cyprus hotels that offer nice swimming pool. Try Elysium Hotel Paphos or Royiatiko Hotel Nicosia, both have excellent customer review ratings for their swimming pools.

What are the best things to do in Cyprus?

East Coast National Park: Half-Day Caves Jeep Safari. Explore Konnos National Park on an off-road adventure. Take in sea caves, ride along nature trails and see natural bridges and lovely beaches. Price: $54.

Discover Scuba Diving for beginners. Learn how to scuba dive in Cyprus with this PADI Discover Scuba Diving session. Get an introduction to the diving equipment and try out basic skills in shallow waters before setting out with your instructor for a dive. Price: $78.

Paphos: Aphrodite Waterpark Admission. Cool down at the largest water park in Paphos. Enjoy a family-friendly good time as you race down waterslides, swim in the wave pool, and explore a variety of water attractions. Price: $39.

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About Cyprus

Cyprus is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean with a rich history that dates back to the 10th millennium BC. Cyprus is a major tourist destination in the Mediterranean region seeing millions of visitors yearly. The island country has an advanced high-income economy that makes it attractive to migrants and tourists as well as foreign investments.

The island is dominated by Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots who share a lot in common but also have differences. Both groups of people have a hospitable culture that makes the country appealing to visitors.

In both communities, it is common to see them buying food for guests or offering guests with foods and drinks. Also common to both communities is a social lifestyle that includes a love for arts, music, and dance. The culture and religion of both communities differ which makes it an interesting place for curious visitors to learn about other ways of life.

Cyprus holds an annual carnival called the Limassol Carnival Festival which is held in Limassol. The event is popular throughout the island and sees thousands of people.

Cyprus has a special appreciation for art throughout its history which is why conceptual art is strongly promoted on the island.

If you like our list of best hotels in Cyprus, then you should also check out our selection of recommended hotels in Athens or the best hotels in Istanbul.

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Best cheap hotels in Cyprus
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Best boutique hotels in Cyprus
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