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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

It was pleasure that we ve spend our time to this wonderful villas. We ve stayed 4 days in the monastery villa and it was great. The location of the villa was amazing with great view and the owner of the villas was very polite and pleasant. Villa was very comfortable for a family of 5 persons. The decoration was...

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Lefkada, Greece
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We were booked into the Elounda apartments but a couple of days before departure we were informed that the accomodation had been double booked and we would be staying one week at another property and then transferred to the originally booked apartment. We weren't happy but could not find other accomodation so off we went. We arrived in Elounda at...

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Makry-Gialos, Greece
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Just back from a lovely weekend staying at this property had a great time the owner was very nice even took us on a tour of Elounda all in all i can give this place a great review we will probably be going back another time

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North Shields
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Started badly as we were dropped off at 12 midnight in Elounda and no-one picked us up to take us to the house as had been arranged. However we were rescued by some wonderful Greeks who found out where the house was and arranged for us to be transported there. It was worth the bad start. The house is amazing....

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4Thank Joan J
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

A world famous over done restoration of a 4000 yr old Minoan palace. The site is overcrowded, tricky to navigate around, very hot with little shelter, and confusing without a guide. Footing can be treacherous and difficult for the unfit or the elderly. More valuable by far is a visit to the wonderful museum in Heraklion.

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Although we had a confirmed booking from www.booking.com the owner had double booked the Almond Tree resulting in us not haveing a place to stay. Our vacaction was ruined! Be carefull, although you will get a confirmation that you have booked the villa, nothing is guaranteed as the owner is a crook and books it several times on the same...

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7Thank Alex W
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Reviewed 4 November 2013

We have stayed in the Margarita house for a week. It's a charming house and great location - peaceful and quite with an amazing view from the terrace. There is a little bar/ restaurant few steps away which is great for an evening drink.the kitchen was very well equipped and it was cleaned daily. It's a great place and I...

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3Thank AgiD
Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2013

We have just enjoyed a week in Leonidas House which is very quaint and rustic. The view from the upstairs terrace is stunning and the outdoor kitchen is a bonus as cold drinks are on hand and a simple meal can be cooked outside. The photo's on 'The Traditional Homes and Villas of Crete' website are slightly misleading as they...

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1Thank flutefan
Rapallo, Italy
Reviewed 25 August 2013

I have been in the Efterpi house with my boyfriend and friends for two nights. We have found this place by chance since we were looking for a place to stay in Elounda. Our contact person - Mr. Argiro Peraki- has been really kind and helpful and led us to this beautiful place, a house built in stone and wood,...

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1Thank Silvia G
Huntingdon, UK
Reviewed 13 May 2013

We stayed at 'Margarita' (Traditional Homes of Crete), in Mavrikiano for 10 days in April. After seeing the photos on the website we knew we were in for a different experience to our usual self-catering accommodation. We arrived in Crete at 11pm and drove to Elounda to meet the house keeper Vaggelis who escorted us to the house. Make sure...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
we are 10 stone built traditional Cretan homes in the settlement of Mavrikiano Elounda constructed on the basis of the original homes of previous century with added amenities the modern traveler expects i.e. modern bathrooms with jacuzzi, kitchens/with kitchenware, swimming pools and safes, parking, TV, A/C etc. Ten minutes walk from the center of the town of Elounda, the Sandy Public Beach and departure of boats to the island of Spinalonga. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Traditional Homes and Villas of Crete

Address: Mavrikiano Elounda, Elounda, Crete 71202, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Elounda
Price Range: £46 - £97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Traditional Homes and Villas of Crete 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Make sure you book a sea view if you opt for an apartment.”
 of 5 bubbles S8278ZYsarahc, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The brochure photo's lead you to believe there is a pool- there isn't, but the house is so quirky & in such a stunning location that we soon got over it!”
 of 5 bubbles flutefan, 30 Oct 2013 | Read review
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