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Elia Traditional Guesthouse

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Traveller (32)
Room & Suite (19)
Dining (6)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“olive groves”(8 reviews)
“western crete”(7 reviews)
“walking holiday”(2 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Spa
Private Balcony
4 Star Hotel
A 200-year farmhouse steeped in history and surrounded by tropical gardens and olive groves, now restored into a traditional 9-room hotel with Spa facilities. With room accommodating from 2-5 persons and a separate self-catering villa 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen...
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Location and contact
Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
33 km to Souda Airport
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All reviewsolive groveswestern cretewalking holidaycretan countrysidewonderful settingmosquito netlocal winemost nightsplants and flowerseach eveninglovely poolrelaxing hoteloff the beaten trackrooms are spaciousswimming poolair conditioningjo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Way off the beaten track and set high amongst the hills in Western Crete is Elia Hotel. Gorgeous setting and beautiful gardens, very comfortable rooms and most helpful staff. Run by a Brit, Jo, who has plenty of useful advice. Lovely food and friendly cats!

Thank VICKI C
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We had a wonderful time at the Hotel Elia. It was everything we wanted, peaceful & relaxing. The staff were friendly & all gave excellent service. Although the treatments were not available all the time, Aida, was very good & very knowledgeable - a great...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

If you want a quiet peaceful place then this is for you. The rooms are spacious and the beds very comfortable. Meals are taken in the garden or on the terrace overlooking the countryside and views to the sea. The food is simple, plentiful and...More

Thank LeedsUKDilys
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We based ourselves here for a week in April with a view to combining walking and sight seeing. At first the place seemed a little remote but as the week progressed we looked forward to returning here every day after our travels to the peace,...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 21 November 2017

A lovely tranquil setting in the midst of olive groves. A typical guesthouse type accommodation, but very very special. Breakfast can be collected and taken on a tray up to the covered table and chairs overlooking the olive groves and the mountains. A beautify way...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$119 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$119 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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Traveller (32)
Room & Suite (19)
Dining (6)
Pool & Beach (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Rainbow1956
6 June 2018|
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Response from Eliaspa | Property representative |
Hi, We are Elia Traditional Hotel & Spa but we do have a gorgeous pool, just drop us a line to our email address of and we can communicate by email, We look forward to hearing from you, best wishes Jo
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dina w
17 March 2016|
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Response from Roger13 | Reviewed this property |
Drive time from Chania airport is around 40 minutes.
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"Ask for a room with a southerly aspect so that its terrace gets the sun in the afternoon."
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"1st floor with balcony."
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"I think all are good. I'm sure the ones with the terraces are really amazing."
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"Hotel rooms are in a nice garden centre.....some are closer to the breakfast area. The villa where we stayed..."
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