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Eklektos Bookshop

Andrea Papandreou Street 40, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 501270
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BAD CUSTOMER SERVICE

I am not impressed recently moved to Crete and i have messaged this shop twice asking if a book was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
murgi607
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Leeds, United Kingdom
When you're out of books...

... go here! A bookshop in Greece is an experience anyhow, so even if you're not out of books, go... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Yarpo
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Harlingen, The Netherlands
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Book Exchange - new and used books, locally handmade jewelry,gifts and cards. Offering many languages including English, French German, Dutch, Russian fiction and non- fiction.A small independent trader, just off the main square, with access from the seaside or the road.Tour Guides, maps and information available.
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Andrea Papandreou Street 40, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

I am not impressed recently moved to Crete and i have messaged this shop twice asking if a book was in stock and not bothered to reply will be ordering it elsewhere ...do not seem to want my custom

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Reviewed 4 days ago

... go here! A bookshop in Greece is an experience anyhow, so even if you're not out of books, go here!

Thank Yarpo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place we cannot resist visiting. Lynne is so welcoming and goes out of her way to find what we are looking for. She knows what I am interested in and remembers, from one year to the next, the books I have had...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely visit to the bookshop with some very beautiful gifts available for loved ones back home. Great service from Lynne - very welcoming. Thank you.

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Moved to a new and bigger shop Lynn keeps the standart of this book shop up to very high. A place where you can find any kind of books and most about the local area and Crete. Lynn can give you useful advices of going...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We holidayed in Elounda at the start of October 2017 and again visited Eklektos Bookshop. Lynne and her son Martin were full of information and lots of help and tips for local restaurants and sight seeing. The shop is in a new location and is...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

It is very nice shop. Very kind and nice seller who is ready to help you. There are a lot of books in diffent languages and different themes. You`ll find a present for friend and somehing to read for yourself.

Thank Victoria C
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Dropped in on the off-chance that there may be a bird book on Crete, as so many eagles and vultures were flying around. Yes, I got a bird book for next to nothing, the proprietor Lynne and her son were helpfulness and courtesy itself and...More

Thank Graham S
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Eklektos is more than a bookshop! It's a wealth of information about the local area. Lynne the owner is so helpful and a font of knowledge about elounda. .who needs a tourist information? A good range of books for a small shop in many different...More

Thank Laura H
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Lynne was in process of moving her shop to larger premises a short distance away from the original site. Despite this distraction she went out of her way to find us books, maps and even dvd's. She has a wide range of books to buy...More

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Lynneth59, Owner at Eklektos Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Hello! thanks for taking the time to give us a review. I'm glad you like our shop and that we were helpful. The new shop is working well in the new location, and we have better access for those who couldn't get around the steps!...More

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mike f
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Response from Lynneth59 | Property representative |
Golfing psychology is something we are not often asked for! However, we have books on the history and terminology of the sport. If you can give me a title or an author, I'd be pleased to see what I can do. We also offer a... More
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