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Athens, Greece
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is really the ideal place to go if you want to truly relax and escape from the craziness of the city..but it is not recommended if you want to enjoy the sea and the sun obviously since it is in the middle of nowhere up in the mountain..the environment there is so primitive and you are so close to... More 

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Corfu, Greece
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice atmoshere, poor options on food. Only salads and starters. Good wine. Nothing on the menu is produced or grown here ( as implied on the site) because eventhough we saw some chickens, when we asked for local chicken dish or even an omelet from them we were denied. May be the visit was off season.

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36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a dinner in order to get a better idea of the place as we wanted to stay there for few nights in the future and to send business. Let’s make it short because I really feel to write an essay about the misbehaviour of the staff at this place. I need to mention that we only had... More 

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Dow
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86 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is not the easiest place to drive to on Crete but I cannot think of a better destination for a lunch—perhaps some of the finest food I have had in all of Greece. The owners of the retreat have done a first-rate job of rebuilding and creating a space of peace and quiet solitude in a location that is... More 

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Reviewed 25 September 2016

It is about effort to come, not naturally built up expectations (as the first plates arrived), it's about what we truly deserve (and pay) after all.. Food was not right, main plate is supposed crown it was not! If one can create perfect pie, dream saussage, plant such a vegetables (!!) I can't see why the rest couldn't have been... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Milia provides that which we go to Crete for. Great scenary, good food and nature. We don't want or need the trappings that come with the tourist centres. The gentleman running the restaurant during our stay has left us with so many sayings with which to bore our friends we shall be unpopular with them for years! Our room was... More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

We stayed at Milia in the Summer of 2016. It's the perfect place for those looking for quietness in a natural environment, being possible to relax and/or hike around the beautiful surroundings. The houses have been very well renovated, keeping their old appearance. At the same time, the interior is very comfortable (e.g. the best mattress and pillows we ever... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

We spent two nights here on a recent holiday in Chania in Crete. What a perfect place with the most amazing little individual stone built rooms. I think I had the most peaceful, deepest sleep I've had in years here. The surroundings are in the middle of nature far away from everything. The road to get there was a little... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We had a lovely 2 night stay at Milia during a tour around the whole of Crete. We chose to stay here for 2 reasons. The 1st being its proximity to Chania and Elafonisi, both being under an hours drive away. Secondly we wanted something unique from our stay, an experience that couldn't be matched anywhere else on Crete. We... More 

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tassosChania, Owner at Milia Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guests, we thank you for the kind words and the recomendations as well. First I would like to express our apologies for the not very warm wellcome as you mentioned but I admit that sometimes can happen- never in purpose- and only because at the certain moment we were extermely busy. Maybe is not an excuse but this is... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped off here on the way back to Chania. The drive up the stony road is vertiginous. The vegetation feels more 'lush' as you get higher and closer to Milia. It's worth the drive- the restaurant is wonderful, very good food, relatively basic but very tasty. There is a balcony with beautiful views over the hills and a lovely cool... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An abandoned Medieval Settlement has been transformed into a mountain Eco Retreat with 10 guest houses.A restaurant with local organic produce is working daily for residents or for day visitors. The operation is all year round. The Mountain Retreat keep all the farming activities as was in the past offering also very quiet and tranquil vacations and mountain hikes just on your door step. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Milia Mountain Retreat

Address: Milia | Milia -Kissamos - Hania - Crete, Milia, Crete 73012, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Milia
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Milia Mountain Retreat 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Milia Hotel Chania Prefecture
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“I wouldn't want a room underneath another one as I suspect the wooden floors transmit noise.”
 of 5 bubbles davidpepper2016, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in old stone buildings so no outlets. Charge & wifi at reception but shared so bring multi-USB or unplug and enjoy!”
 of 5 bubbles jeanw712, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We chose a larger room but would have been fine with a smaller room for a one night stay. Room 11 was lovely.”
  • Room 11 - spacious, simple, stylish, cool, bliss, with a great view.
 of 5 bubbles bridgetg2013, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Suite 3 was set down below all of the other cottages. Spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles nevers, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“avoid room # 16”
  • The stairs between the two levels
  • Room 16, basement bedroom
 of 5 bubbles jordenrundt80, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
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