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    Elia Traditional Guesthouse

    Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
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    • Excellent68%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 70 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    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

    Thank BobnDi2015
    Reviewed 30 September 2017

    My husband and I stayed here for 5 nights and Elia was perfect in every way. The room was lovely, spacious and traditional with beautiful furniture. Jo the manager was amazing and very very helpful. Taki, who is (amongst many other things) the chef created...More

    Thank LindaT15
    Reviewed 22 August 2017

    I hesitate to write this review as it may result in Elia being booked up permanently! A truly lovely place if you want tranquility. Perhaps it's greatest asset is the manageress Jo, she is so warm and genuinely cares about her guests. Thank you Jo...More

    Thank 817Renee68
    Reviewed 14 August 2017

    Unfortunately we only had one night at this traditional guesthouse but it was such a lovely experience that we intend to visit again soon. The setting is in peaceful, rural Cretan countryside. Our room and bathroom were spacious, comfortable and very well equipped. The air...More

    Thank JonV19
    Response from joatelia, General Manager at Elia Traditional GuesthouseResponded 15 August 2017

    Thank you too! We hope to see you soon!

    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    My husband and I stayed for a week at the Elia guesthouse in July. It is situated in a remote location surrounded by olive groves on the side of a mountain with views to the sea. Everything was as described on the website. The rooms...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$122 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
    • Greece >
    • Crete >
    • Chania Prefecture >
    • Platanias >
    • Kolymbari
    • Also Known As
    • Elia Hotel Kolymbari ,
    • Elia Hotel And Spa ,
    • Elia Hotel Chania ,
    • Elia Spa Chania ,
    • Elia Traditional Guesthouse Crete/Kolymbari, Chania
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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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