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Olga's Filoxenia

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#1 of 1 villa in Maheri
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Two independent luxurius stone villas in the typical small village of Macheri, near Chania and just 5km from the beach. Villa Aladanos, 140 sq.meters, can accomodate up to 7 persons, with private pool and heated jacuzzi, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a fully-equipped kitchen-living room. Courtyard with sunbeds, umbrella, BBQ and table with chairs. Villa Erontas,140 sq.meters, can accommodate up to 5 persons with heated jacuzzi on the teracce with unlimited view, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen and livilg room and an internal yard with playground.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Patio
Kids stay free
Books, DVDs, music for children
Airport transportation
Street parking
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Shallow end in pool
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Kids club
Highchairs available
Car hire
Taxi service
Rooftop terrace
BBQ facilities
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Washing machine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Bath / shower
Desk
Dining area
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Kitchenette
Dishwasher
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Sofa bed
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Charming
Languages Spoken
English, French, Greek, Italian
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Jo H wrote a review Oct 2023
Berkshire, United Kingdom11 contributions4 helpful votes
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We had a wonderful stay here. Highly recommended if you are looking for somewhere a little off the beaten track but still easily reachable and well located for the main attractions of western Crete. The village is beautiful and has its own taverna - there are many others a short drive away. The host is super welcoming and helpful, the house is clean and well-equipped and the view from the hot tub is stunning! I hope to return.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Response from KATERINA MASTROMANOLI, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Olga's Filoxenia
Responded 19 Oct 2023
Thank you so much Jo, it was a great pleasure to meet you and your wonderful family and I also hope to welcome you again!
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sifulottdementa wrote a review Aug 2023
Milano34 contributions4 helpful votes
Very beautiful and comfortable house, with all you need for a great and relaxed holiday. Close to small villages for eat and small market and very good point to start daily escursions. The Host Katerina is so nice, kind and helpful; she gave us lot of tips and i’m still thank you her for simpathy
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Belinda wrote a review Jun 2023
Kent, United Kingdom4 contributions1 helpful vote
This Villa is a little gem, had everything we needed, the inside and outside are perfect. We enjoyed both the pool and jacuzzi with perfect views. Loved that villa is out the way and quiet however local restaurants and supermarkets a very short drive away and Kalyves beach is perfect for children. Katerina was a wonderful host from the day of booking and through out our stay advised times and days that cleaner and maintenance being done and came to say goodbye on leaving with little gift reminder of Villa absolutely perfect thank you so much Katerina we loved it and when back in the area would 100% stay again ❤️😍
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Date of stay: May 2023
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Villa is out the way so need a car but so worth it great place for exploring.
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Nikki S wrote a review May 2023
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My husband and I had a wonderful honeymoon at Olga's property, it was perfect for us . It was spotless and we were greeted by Katrina and a lovely gift basket of fruit, wine and homemade cake was there for us. Definitely need a hire car, as it settled up in the mountains overlooking beautiful landscape and the sea in the distance. It was wonderful in the mornings waking up and going out on to the terrace where there was the hot tub to the sound of Cockerels, the bells of the goats and the sheep in the distance.
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Date of stay: May 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from KATERINA MASTROMANOLI, Ιδιοκτήτης at Olga's Filoxenia
Responded 28 May 2023
Thank you so much Nikki and Graham, it was a great pleasure to have met you, I am so happy that your honeymoon was beautiful...I wish the best for you and I hope to see you again some day!
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Roving52351973018 wrote a review May 2023
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Lovely villa that is even nicer than the photos portray. Probably the best I've stayed in. Jacuzzi superb as the temperature cooled. Couldn't have had a better host than Katerina who was always available for help or information
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Response from KATERINA MASTROMANOLI, Ιδιοκτήτης at Olga's Filoxenia
Responded 4 May 2023
Thank you so much David, it was such a great pleasure to have met you, you were excellent guests. I am glad that you have enjoyed your stay and I hope we can acommodate you again in the future, My best regards to both of you!
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michaela w wrote a review Oct 2022
Abbeyfeale, Ireland83 contributions91 helpful votes
Me and my family had a lovely experience here from the pool to the rooftop jacuzzi it was fabulous we were aware we needed a car as it is quite remote but we didn’t and we just grabbed taxis which wasn’t all bad their was a cafe just a couple minutes up from us but we didn’t go as every time we walked up their to maybe get a drink we didn’t feel very welcomed but it could have being a language barrier, their is a number of little villages close by, by taxis or car their is a few places to eat and a couple little shops we mostly went to the main city Chania we loved it their it’s about 35mins away, we were giving a very warm welcome and they were kind enough to get us shopping items as we arrived late this home is so beautiful picture really don’t do it justice!
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Rent a car if possible
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Lieke S wrote a review Aug 2022
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First of all, a great house for a vacation. However, there were some things not mentioned. There is so called ‘quiet time’ between 14:30-18:00 and from 23:00-07:00. You can’t make ANY noise between those times. Because people of the village will complain. So not a great place for a friends vacation (music and loud talking). There was also not a lot of hot water. 2 people were able to shower, then you had to push a button and wait 30 MINUTES, until there was hot water again. Dishwasher and washing machine also didnt work without the hot water. Lastly, the villa is very far away from any decent village. It is a 35 min drive to Chania. So we had to take the car for everything we wanted to do. Overall de villa was great, but if all of these things above were mentioned, we would have booked a different villa.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from KATERINA MASTROMANOLI, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Olga's Filoxenia
Responded 22 Aug 2022
Dear Leike, Thank you for posting a review of your recent stay. Our villa is fully equipped and located in a small, traditional, quiet village. There are quiet hours overall in Greece and all people, residents and tourists, should respect each other at those hours and avoid loud music, loud voices and parties. People who choose to stay in our villa usually like small villages, tranquillity and authentic cretan villages. The villages around have this kind of beauty. The biggest town of Chania is just 23km away. Of course a car is necessary in order to explore all the area, with the nice beaches, restaurants etc. About hot water, the villa has both solar and electric heater, and a water tank of 160 litres. When this empties, it gets refilled with hot water. You can use the washing machine and the dishwasher anytime, there is no relation with the water for the shower. You choose the temperature anyway. We provide our guest with detergents for both washing machines and also detailed instructions on how to use them. I am sorry that the villa didn't offer you the type of vacation you had in mind. Thank you anyway.
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Fearless36542386182 wrote a review Aug 2022
The villa was perfect! We had a very good time in the Villa Erontas with a lot of sun and a lot of good food! Katerina was very nice and helpful. She recomended good restaurants near the villa and beaches to visit.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from KATERINA MASTROMANOLI, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Olga's Filoxenia
Responded 22 Aug 2022
Thank you so much, it was such a great pleasure to welcome you and I hope we can accommodate you again in the future! Best regards
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James wrote a review Sept 2021
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First a foremost, the host Katerina is an amazing and caring host - she's the perfect host. Always willing to help, she genuinely cares that you're having a good time and went above and beyond to make sure my stay was a great one. It's a beautiful location, very tranquil and a small community. The facilities of the villa are everthing you'd need from a lovely pool, perfectly positioned hot tub on the upstairs balcony with views across the valley and sea. The villa also has mod cons such as washing machine, dishwasher etc to make your life that little easier. I stayed in the beautifully designed villa, Villa Aladonas and could easily accomodate a large group of friends or large family. There's plenty of outdoor seating, 3 parasols and tables etc. Aircon in every room. You're far away from all the house, however the walk down to Kalyves which has a lovely beach is a great walk. If you have a car, even better! I'd recommend either villa as I saw the other one too and I certainly recommend Katerina as a host.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: No tips required, it has everything you'd need.
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Response from KATERINA MASTROMANOLI, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Olga's Filoxenia
Responded 19 Sept 2021
Thank you so much James for your kind words, it was a great pleasure to have met you and I hope we can welcome you again in one of our villas!
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GrandTour310204 wrote a review Jul 2021
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Lovely spacious villa in a beautiful location. Katerina was so helpful to us and really cares about making everything perfect - which it was. The location of the villa is great, in a sleepy hillside village but only 8-12 mins drive to the beach and good quality Tavernas. We had a great stay splitting our time between days out and days at the villa, which is excellently equipped with 3 terraces to choose from and a pool, hot tub and BBQ. Lots of lovely things to see and do in the area but you will need a car. Hope to go back again one day.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Response from KATERINA MASTROMANOLI, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Olga's Filoxenia
Responded 22 Jul 2021
It was a great pleasure to meet all of you, thank you for everything, I hope to see you again some day!
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£78 - £156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
GreeceCreteChania PrefectureMaheri
NUMBER OF ROOMS
2
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Frequently Asked Questions about Olga's Filoxenia
Which popular attractions are close to Olga's Filoxenia?
Nearby attractions include Archaeological Site Of Aptera (3.4 miles), NISOS Concept Store (4.5 miles), and Agios Georgios Monastery (4.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Olga's Filoxenia?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Olga's Filoxenia?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Olga's Filoxenia?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Olga's Filoxenia?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Olga's Filoxenia?
Conveniently located restaurants include Parasia Taverna, Aptera Restaurant, and The Cretan Corner.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Olga's Filoxenia?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.
Does Olga's Filoxenia have airport transportation?
Yes, Olga's Filoxenia offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Olga's Filoxenia?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, Italian, and Greek.
Are there any historical sites close to Olga's Filoxenia?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Agios Georgios Monastery (4.4 miles).
Does Olga's Filoxenia have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.