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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2013

Stay period: 2 nights Unfriendly and depressed staff Bedroom: Air conditioning. Fridge in the room Room very tired and in need of refurbishment. Balcony: Superb view of the sea. Balcony furniture was tired and needs replacement. Noisy with the ferries coming in. Bathroom: En suite, small. Hairdryer in the bathroom Fan did not work very well, bathroom remained wet/moist the... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2012

Hotel was very old fashioned room very basic shower awful had balcony over road it was really noisy all the time 24 hours .supposed to be b and b but breakfast was a bit of bread and jam Not good .elounda its self was lovely would go back to a better hotel that has a swimming pool!!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 August 2012

We came to Elounda, Crete whilst doing an 'island hop' and just wanted somewhere cheap to stay for a few nights- and couldn't believe the value for money at Aristea Hotel! 20 euros a night for each of us and we got an air conditioned room, superb view of the sea, Spinalonga and Elounda itself from the balcony and comfortable... More 

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Great Harwood, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 September 2011

view from balcony great, no shelf in fridge door, bedside cabinet fell off the wall when book was placed on it, shower/toilet awful condition, had to use bleach and anti bacterial wipes on everything but still couldn't get rid of smell. towels so stiff didn't need to exfoliate skin. Cabinet fixed after 12 days.

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Brantham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 July 2011

This hotel is on the main road, right beside the harbour and there are countless eateries around. Exellent location as the hotel leads out onto the main square in Elounda. Trip boats leave the harbour for Spinalonga Island every 10 minutes or so. Opposite the hotel is a very good Inernet Cafe (as the hotel has NO facilities). The hotel... More 

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England
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Reviewed 28 June 2010

We arrived at 11.30 at night, which was no problem at all, We got a seaview room a fridge and water what more do you want. Yes the room was basic but it was clean good hot shower clean towels everyother day and a basic breakfast all for 21 euros a night. I had read all the other reviews and... More 

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Leeds
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Reviewed 1 October 2009

Agree with most of the other comments made previously but thankfully we did not have to put up with any "stench". We were put into a noisy roadside room at 1am after a tiring 2 hour transfer from the airport but asked to change next morning and moved into inside room which faced opposite wall which was considerably quieter. Request... More 

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hertfordshire
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Reviewed 4 September 2009

If you are looking for a up market hotel dont bother, the aristea is clean and basic, wonderful views over the sea and mountains. we found the staff very friendly and helpful. I do think they could improve the breakfast, very mundane, and no choice. also the shower needs updating, hardly any pressure and water luke warm, luckily it was... More 

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Nottingham
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Reviewed 29 August 2009

First impressions on arrival was not the same as on the photo, which was obviously very out of date. Tired entrance and old wired switchboard in reception didn't inspire confidence even though now disconnected. Arrived at 1.00 a.m. given a key and left to make our own way to our room. The room was not harbour side but road side... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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Reviewed 22 April 2009

The first impression of a hotel you get, when the bus drops you out on a street so narrow, that you hardly believe one can walk there safely, is:"Is THIS a hotel?". The hotel looks... average, at some points even shabby, and the designer had obviously never been invited to review the decoration of its interiors, but it is the... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Aristea

Address: Andrea Papandreou, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Elounda
Price Range: ₹ 1,841 - ₹ 3,000 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Aristea 2*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Aristea Hotel Elounda
Hotel Aristea Elounda, Crete
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#14 On the Beach Hotel in Elounda
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“If you want to have sea view you have to book it in advance”
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  • Sea view balcony
 of 5 bubbles aljonay, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea view. ”
 of 5 bubbles annew969, 16 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Sea view rooms are good, the others are above the main road into Elounda and noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles 175EileenB, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The only good rooms are overlooking the sea but they keep them for certain guests”
 of 5 bubbles patmozza, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“If you do choose this hotel try and get a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles iana749, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
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