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Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites
Ranked #10 of 35 Hotels in Elounda
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 23 May 2014

sue & Bill Williamson Wirral U.K.

We have just returned having spent four magical nights with friends in the Royal Villa. (16.5.14 - 20.5.14)

We couldn't have stayed anywhere more amazing, the Royal villa has four, double, individually decorated on suite bedrooms and a gym downstairs.
Upstairs is the most fabulous lounge/ dining area with panoramic views and fully equipped kitchen.
The pool area has breathtaking views.
The restaurant is first class with a lovely ambiance. The staff were very friendly and the service fantastic.
We would recommend Elounda Gulf villa's 100% and would rate it 10/10.
Thank you for a fabulous holiday.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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Kadianaki C, General Manager at Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2014

Dear Guest,

We thank you so much for the lovely review on Tripadvisor and for sharing your experience with us.
We are all delighted you and your friends had a memorable stay in our unique Royal Spa Pool Villa. It is indeed great to know that you are highly recommending our boutique Villa-Hotel and you have rated it 10/10! We thank you once more and we look forward to welcome you back.

Best Regards
Charitini Kadianakis

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Reviewed 20 May 2014

If you love fantastic views, food and hospitality you MUST stay at the Elounda Gulf Villas. I have stayed at many 5 star resorts, and this is undoubtedly one of the best. I stayed in a 4 bedroom villa with a beautiful infinity pool and outstanding views. The food was delicous and the portions just the right size. The half board menu is 'a la carte' and excellent value for money. I would highly reommend this resort to couples, friends and families who want a beautiful location, wonderful accommodation and that extra touch when it comes to comfort and service.

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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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Kadianaki C, General Manager at Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2014

Dear Guest,

We thank you very much for your review on Tripadvisor and for taking the time to share your experience with us on internet. We are all delighted to know that you had a lovely stay in our 4 bedroom Villa. Thank you also for commenting so positively on our food and hospitality. It is our main priority to serve all of our guests with unique and personalised service. We look forward to welcoming you back at Elounda Gulf Villas for another memorable holiday experience,

Best Regards
Charitini Kadianakis

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Reviewed 22 April 2014

We are just back from a 5 night stay at Elounda Gulf Villas - WOW! We were so impressed right from the airport transfer, welcomed to the villas, met by the manager Stefanos, briefed in our villa by Maria and then welcomed straight for a scrumptious three course meal at Argos - all as we overlooked the blue, blue Mediterranean. We had a range of people in our family group from a toddler to grandparents, and each person was attended to perfectly; with kindness, consideration and complete care accordingly. There were special little touches also like a 'Welcome' gift, an Easter basket of traditional Greek sweets and thoughtful notes left on our dining table. Even our housekeeper was incredible; sweet with attention to detail. We had half board included and the cuisine was fantastic. The set dinners were varied but you could choose from an a la carte menu also if you preferred (for a small supplement) and the breakfasts were to die for. Every meal was the perfect balance of all our favourites with some traditional Greek treats mixed in. We stayed in a luxurious three bedroom villa with views that take your breath away. We made use of our private gym, steam shower, sauna, pool, Jacuzzi - and unfortunately, also the washing machine! There is not one thing we would have changed and we would like to thank the whole team at Elounda Gulf Villas for making our stay one of the best holiday experiences that we have ever had. We will miss being greeted with 'Kalimera' every morning from everyone we encountered. We feel lucky to have spent such a great time as a family at such a wonderful location.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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Kadianaki C, General Manager at Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2014

Dear Guest,

We thank so much for the great review on Tripadvisor. Your comments have been communicated to our team and we are all very happy you had a great 5-day experience with us! We are happy you enjoyed our 3 bedroom Spa Pool Villa, the food and specially the breakfast offered, as well as the easter delights and small suprises! All of us look forward to welcome you back for another unique experience with us, many "kalimeras" and hope to exceed your expectations,

Best Regards
Charitini Kadianakis
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Reviewed 29 March 2014

Spent a heavenly week here for a family vacation to relax and unwind, and it could not have been more perfect. We rented a villa with private negative-edge pool, took a meal plan, and simply loved every minute. We had great luck with the weather (opening week of the season), and I cannot rate the staff highly enough. Special kudos must go out to the creative, friendly and wonderful bartender who, when I simply told him to surprise me every evening with a new creation, never disappointed. He even made some fantastic non-alcoholic drinks with banana dolphin decoration! The food was fine, but you can also have it delivered to your villa rather than eating in the restaurant. As it was Orthodox Easter weekend, we received traditional local gifts of bread with colored eggs embedded in them left in our villa. The Greek Easter brunch buffet was fun and featured local entertainment. The setting is beautiful and the staff is full of good ideas to direct you to where you will have a great time. They gave us directions to a private beach that was out of this world beautiful: but I'm not revealing their secret...

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 3 February 2014

Elounda Gulf was one of the most amazing experiences!! The hotel was spotless and from the moment we checked in we felt welcome... We stayed at the Villas section where we had an amazing exterior plunge pool and the view was just perfect!! Thank you Elounda for helping us unwind and relax!!!

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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank Stephan G
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Reviewed 18 January 2014 via mobile

Stayed in 2 bed executive spa villa. 2 adults and 2 small children. Amazing pool. Unbelievable views! Fantastic standard of room service. Exceptional service from all staff. My two small children enjoyed specially designed menu and were always made to feel welcome. A perfect holiday. I have stayed in other local luxury resorts and Elounda Gulf Villas is best by far! Exceeded our expectations by a long way....

Stayed: June 2013, travelled with family
1  Thank Rahim B
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Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel with my wife in June and I was afraid that we could not swim in the pool because it was still chilly. The restaurant on the pool side was very nice and comfortable. The room was very large and clean and we were comfortable with complimentary sparkling wine. The disadvantage of this hotel to me was a bit away to walk to and from the sea shore and port. If you want just to relax in the hotel, this is not the issue though.

Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites

Address: Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
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Region: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Elounda
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Elounda
#7 Luxury Hotel in Elounda
Price Range: £180 - £714 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites 5*
Number of rooms: 33
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