Cyprus Accomodation - Cyprus transfer bookings
There are over 500 hotels and hotel apartments scattered throughout the island. There are also simple hotels that are not graded. A VAT charge of 15% is added to bills. Most hotels and hotel apartments offer discounts during the low season, which for seaside resorts is from 6 November to 15 March (excluding the period 20 December to 6 January) and for hill resorts from 1 October to 30 June.
There are discounts for children occupying the same room as their parents: under one year, by private arrangement; one to six years, 50% discount; six to 10 years, 25% discount. Some hotels may only charge 80% of the daily room rate for single occupancy of a double room. Visitors should check discounts with their hotel prior to arrival.
Grading: Hotels range from deluxe 5-star to 1-star. Hotel apartments are classified A, B or C.
Located mainly in Nicosia, Limassol, Pafos and Larnaca. The Cyprus Agrotourism Company (see Accommodation Information below) offers traditional countryside accommodation.
There are seven organised campsites, at Polis (open March to October), Kalymnos Beach (open all year round), Forest Beach (open June to October), Feggari (open all year round), Geroskipou Zenon Gardens (open April to October) and Agia Napa (open April to October). Facilities available in campsites include showers, toilets, washing facilities, mini market, and usually a snackbar or restaurant.
There are youth hostels in Nicosia, Larnaca, Pafos and Troodos Mountains (April
to October, weather permitting) open to members of the International Youth Hostels Association. Non-members are also accepted, but on arrival at the hostel they will be provided with a guest card.
Cyprus Hotel Association
12 Andreas Araouzos Street, Hesperides Building, PO Box 24772, 1303 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel: (22) 452 820.
The Hotel Association also has an office at Larnaca International Airport (tel: (24) 643 186).
Cyprus Youth Hostel Association
34 Theodotu Street, PO Box 24040, 1700 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel: (22) 670 027 or 675 574.
The Cyprus Agrotourism Company
19 Leoforos Lemesou, PO Box 24535, 1390 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel: (22) 340 071.