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Aris Boutique Hotel

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#1 of 18 hotels in Palaiochora
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Aris hotel is the impressive art hotel of Paleochora, Crete. It is open all year round to offer you the chance to experience Crete every season of the year.Aris hotel is a family business. It is run since 1988 by the Liatakis family – now in its second generation. The latest renovation of the art hotel took place in the winter of 2015. Aris, unlike other hotels, is called an “art hotel” for good reason. In the outside and inside spaces of the hotel, there is an open gallery of excellent handmade art items, made by the artists of the family. This open gallery is constantly changing, as the older items are sold and newer items are created. During the 2015 renovation, the hotel and room interiors were carefully designed and decorated with excellent art items made by our family’s artists. Apart from the art items, the architecture of the hotel – for both the building and the lush gardens – compliments the art profile of aris hotel.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Bar / lounge
Bicycles available
Diving
Babysitting
Children's television networks
Car park
Wifi
Yoga room
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Hiking
Horseback riding
Snorkelling
Walking tours
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Taxi service
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Neck massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Mosquito net
Newspaper
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Clothes dryer
Laundry service
Washing machine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Bidet
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Radio
Walk-in shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Modern
Languages Spoken
English, German, Greek
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Richard D wrote a review Oct 2023
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First visited oh 15/20 years ago and so glad I decided to go back both last year and this. Tucked away on the edge of the village, two minutes walk from the sea, Aris is a real gem. Ideal location for relaxing at the local beaches or walking in the Paleochora area. Staff are all really friendly and helpful and breakfasts are amazing. Thank you all so much (I’ve already booked for next year……. See you then).
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Responded 6 Nov 2023
Thank you for returning back and for your nice review! See you then...
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EG wrote a review Jul 2023
Brescia, Italy4 contributions2 helpful votes
Lovely hotel with exemplary attention to detail. Excellent breakfast, great location and very close to many restaurants. Without any doubt, if we return to this beautiful village, we will choose this hotel. Knowledgeable and professional staff
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Date of stay: June 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 29 Sept 2023
Dear guest,thank you so much for your magnificent review, You are welcome to visit us any time in the future, we would love to accommodate you again!Have a great winter!!Best regards from the entire staff of Aris hotel
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David L wrote a review Jul 2023
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Our stay at Aris Hotel was a lovely experience. Quiet rooms, perfect location relative to the village/town with choice of beaches. A fascinating garden full of sculptures. In fact the whole design of the hotel seemed the work of an artist. And the breakfasts were wonderful. Thank you.
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Date of stay: June 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 30 Sept 2023
Dear guest, thank you very much for choosing our hotel, we hope to have the chance and welcome you again to our property🙂.Have a nice winter!!
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Elenakotronaki wrote a review Jun 2023
Chania Town, Greece6408 contributions88180 helpful votes
The hotel is in a convenient, quiet part of Palaiochora with easy parking. Near the sea. It is renovated and really clean and stylish. Breakfast is rich and healthy. You have various options to relax, for example at the Roof Garden. Finally, the staff is very experienced and helpful.
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Date of stay: June 2023
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Responded 29 Sept 2023
Aγαπητή Ελενα ,ευχαριστούμε πολύ που διαλέξατε το ξενοδοχείο μας για την διαμονή σας στην όμορφη Παλαιόχωρα και ελπίζουμε να έχουμε την χαρά να σας ξανά φιλοξενήσουμε....Να είστε καλά κ καλό χειμώνα!!Φιλικούς χαιρετισμούς Εμμανουέλα
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AvrilKissamos wrote a review Jan 2023
Kissamos, Greece29 contributions49 helpful votes
Although there were very few people staying in Paleochora for New Years Eve, Eleni at Aris Hotel gave us a great welcome. She gave us breakfast of our choice when we fancied it, which was integral to a relaxing weekend. The room was clean and well decorated. The beds are very comfortable, and the quilt kept us warm.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Responded 15 Jan 2023
Thank you for your review Avril ! Happy New Year!
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William A wrote a review Jan 2023
Very enjoyable stay. Comfortable room, friendly staff, good breakfast. Well positioned for both beaches and the town centre. Slightly quirky 'sculpture ' garden. We have stayed before and will stay again.
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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SomersetShe wrote a review Oct 2022
somerset62 contributions30 helpful votes
Lovely hotel, bright, spotlessly clean and good location. The staff were all friendly and helpful. Special thanks to Yannis for giving us lots of information regarding the area. Breakfast was generous and very varied. Loved the hotel and the area. Definitely would like to return.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Roland Olbrich wrote a review Oct 2022
Weil Im Schoenbuch, Germany152 contributions116 helpful votes
My wife and me have stayed for a total of 4 nights in one of the lovely rooms in the back part of the hotel, embedded in the garden. It was a quiet place, the hotel being located in a rather quiet part of the otherwise bustling town. The room size was ok, a bit narrow for two at times, but the nice veranda has made up for it. Room cleaning was perfect, and so was the the strength of the mattresses. What we have enjoyed most, were the breakfast buffett, the " boutique hotel " atmosphere and the many artworks in the main room and outside and the friendliness of the management and the entire staff. What a relaxing atmosphere at this beautful hotel and ....don't forget to visit the lovely rooftop bar
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Date of stay: September 2022
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aguy2n wrote a review Oct 2022
Perfect stay in every way. Lovely, clean, quiet, well located hotel with a staff that pays attention to every detail and your every need. You won't miss a pool because the beautiful blue Aegean is steps away. Breakfast is ample and delicious. The roof top is not to be missed...perfect for yoga, a massage, lounging.
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Eleni S wrote a review Sept 2022
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Everything was lovely during our short visit at Hotel Aris! The staff were very polite and considerate! Especially the woman that was preparing the breakfast, made us feel like we were at home! Thank you all and we'll definitely see you again when we find the opportunity!
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
£53 - £70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
GreeceCreteChania PrefecturePalaiochora
NUMBER OF ROOMS
25
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Frequently Asked Questions about Aris Boutique Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Aris Boutique Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Pachia Ammos Beach (0.6 miles), Castel Selino (0.3 miles), and Evangelistra Church (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Aris Boutique Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Aris Boutique Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a bidet, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Aris Boutique Hotel?
Guests can enjoy a lounge, breakfast, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Aris Boutique Hotel?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Aris Boutique Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Manto Breakfast Buffet Cafe, Votsalo, and ThirdEye Vegetarian Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Aris Boutique Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to yoga classes during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Aris Boutique Hotel?
Yes, laundry service and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Aris Boutique Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Aris Boutique Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Greek.
Are there any historical sites close to Aris Boutique Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Church of Archangelos Michail (5.3 miles).