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New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We stayed 6 nights at Elia Traditional Inn and after 6 minutes we felt at home. The location, on a hill overlooking olive groves and orange orchards, is stunning. Our room, part of the former stables, was spacious and comfortable, with traditional-style furnishings. Opening the shuttered windows and doors provided cool breezes day and night. No bugs!! Elia is the...

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cardiff
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Booked with Inn Travel and used as a base for walking and sightseeing. Hotel is in a tranquil and secluded setting high enough up for great views all round. Well appointed rooms with extensive grounds and pool. They offer great value food from locally sourced products and there are good fresh fish restaurants a short drive away. The ambience of...

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Leeds
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We spent ten days here. It is a traditional hotel, comfortable and characterful rather than flashy and modern. Our room was large and cool, with plenty of seating, tables and storage. The setting is beautiful, in an olive grove, with all-round views to the mountains and the sea, with balconies, terraces and attractive seating areas in sun and shade. The...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2015

We stayed recently at Elia for a walking holiday in western Crete. It could not have been better. The location, with a terrace looking down to the coast, and only the sound of crickets at night is perfect. The grounds, the rooms all looked after with great care. The staff friendly and helpful, the food great. It is also a...

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Reviewed 17 October 2015

This beautifully renovated historic, old farmhouse is set in a wonderful Cretan landscape of olive trees and vines overlooking mountain ranges and the sea. The nine bedrooms are individually furnished and all have outside spaces allocated for relaxation. In addition, there is a super small pool which includes sun beds alongside it. The breakfast is extensive and focuses on locally...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We have been hoping to stay here for a few years and finally we made it and it was well worth the wait! Intimate and personal without being intrusive. Jo, Gary and the Chef and Monda(?) were all naturally friendly and exceptionally helpful. Food was excellent, wholesome, good value and well worth staying for. We will be back!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Everything and more what you can expect from a holiday. We stayed at the villa on the premises of the hotel. We had the most incredible view. Jo, Monda, Gary and Takis make you feel at home. Service with a smile, always helpful and amazing food everyday. What a team. We will go back, that is for sure. A place...

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Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

We had a great time at Elia Hotel. A small hotel with about 10 rooms in a quit setting. Nice rooms, beautiful gardens, big pool. Have a nice breakfast on the terrace with view on the Mediterranean. A good place for a mixed relax/excursion holiday.

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Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Elia Spa and hotel. The staff were friendly and very helpful - nothing was too much trouble. The food was great . Locally sourced where possible, and delicious. Our room was very pleasant, roomy , with everything we needed to make our stay comfortable. Hope to return - a thing we rarely do...

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UK
Reviewed 5 June 2015

A lovely setting & the relax style make for a perfect rest. We went for the walking and it is all you could hope for with walks from the door step & easy access to more adventurous ones. The small staff couldn't be more helpful & the chef provided dinners that really satisfied the hungry walker.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the 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 and spacious living room with amazing sea views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elia Hotel & Spa

Address: Ano Vouves | Kolymbari, Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Platanias > Kolymbari
Price Range: ₹ 7,075 - ₹ 9,105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Elia Hotel & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Elia Hotel And Spa
Elia Hotel Kolymbari
Elia Hotel Chania
Elia Spa Chania
Elia Hotel & Spa Kolymbari, Crete - Chania
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kolymbari
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“Hotel rooms are in a nice garden centre.....some are closer to the breakfast area. The villa where we stayed is a short walk from the hotel.”
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“I saw two rooms and both were great - the whole place is very quiet”
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“all rooms have outdoor seating and there are lots of quiet places in the extensive gardens”
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“Think all rooms would be good. Be prepared for some stairs to most rooms albeit not many.”
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