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Cretan hospitality in a Mansion

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Overview
studio
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Staying at 'Arhontiko' Arhontiko features 4 independent apartments of 70 square metres each, consisting of two levels, with interior staircase. They are fully equipped and can accommodate 2 to 4 persons, all year round. Each has a spacious day room and fireplace a master bedroom with vintage brass bed and two single beds in the day room area, offering every contemporary living comfort. Each apartment has: WC/Bath tub Air condition Heating Music TV Wireless internet free Fully equipped kitchen Safety Box Hair drier Built in 1893, it is a fine example of 19th century inland Cretan architecture. It played an important role throughout the recent history of Arhanes. During the Cretan revolt against the Turkish rule, in 1897, it was used as barracks and headquarters of the Regiment of Select Cr...Staying at 'Arhontiko' Arhontiko features 4 independent apartments of 70 square metres each, consisting of two levels, with interior staircase. They are fully equipped and can accommodate 2 to 4 persons, all year round. Each has a spacious day room and fireplace a master bedroom with vintage brass bed and two single beds in the day room area, offering every contemporary living comfort. Each apartment has: WC/Bath tub Air condition Heating Music TV Wireless internet free Fully equipped kitchen Safety Box Hair drier Built in 1893, it is a fine example of 19th century inland Cretan architecture. It played an important role throughout the recent history of Arhanes. During the Cretan revolt against the Turkish rule, in 1897, it was used as barracks and headquarters of the Regiment of Select Cretans under the command of Ioannis Dafotis. In early 20th century it accommodated the needs of the community of Arhanes for an elementary school for several years. Arhontiko has been restored with care and respect to its original architectural elements, thus giving a new meaning to ‘traditional’. The CACG [Central Archaeological Council Of Greece has characterized ‘Arhontiko’ as a Protected Traditional Building. More
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Manolis K
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

A delightful sophisticatedly rustic 'cottage' with a blooming courtyard and most attentive and hospitable hosts. This was a perfect location for a shoulder season stay away from the beach resorts. The town is charming with restaurants and shops aplenty but little tourist tat. The gift...More

Date of stay: April 2014
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Porch
Central Heating
Safe
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Freezer
Paper Towels Provided
Books
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
TV
Shared Garden
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Mountain Views
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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THE TOWN ARHANES Arhanes is a picturesque small town, built at an altitude of 380 meters [1280 ft] in the middle of a basin. It is run through by Kaeratos stream, dividing into two parts. Arhanes is 14 kilometers away from the city of Heraklion and only 7 kilometers from the Palace of Knossos also 8 km from the hospital 12 km from the airport and the port of Heraklion . The greater area of Arhanes is most significant for its numerous archaeological sites. During your stay at ARHONTIKO you will keep your days full of activities. Strolls through the narrow streets of the old town, visits at the Minoan, Byzantine and Folklore museums to discover the local history. The multitude of traditional and historic buildings, scattered across the town will simply enchant you! Visit the various restaur...
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