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Downtown Studio Five

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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Ammoudara, Agios Nikolaos, Lasithi Prefecture, Crete
DownTown Studio offers accommodation at the heart of the picturesque town of Agios Nikolaos.

Just 2 minutes’ walk from the beach, the famous Voulismeni Lake and the Port.

This garden view apartment providing access to a terrace, is airconditioned and comes with fully equipped kitchenette.

Guests can easily discover the attractions of the area such as the Byzantine Church of Panagia Kera, Kritsa traditional village and the fortress island of Spinalonga.

Neighborhood of DownTown studio is famous for shopping, for its gourmet restaurants and the great nightlife.

The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport 61km from the property.

This is our guests' favorite part of Agios Nikolaos, according to independent reviews.

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About the Owner
Mario B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2017
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Super clean apartment with a Mediterranean vibe! A nice garden view, a superb location (you can see both the sea and the lake from right in front of the apartment) and the neighborhood is so local and cute. But it’s not what impressed me, the...More

Thank Albert R
Management response:Responded 30 July 2018

Dear Albert, Thank you so much for posting such a lovely review. We are really thrilled reading your experience with us and sharing it with TripAdvisor community. We do hope to have the chance and welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Mario...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Great experience , the house is centrally located just few meters from the reataurants and the main beach of Agios Nikolaos. The best part of the stay was Mr Nikos the host who was always there to help us and provide us all the necessary...More

Thank Eriselda B
Management response:Responded 11 July 2018

Dear Eriselda, thank you so much for taking the time to share with the TripAdvisor community such a wonderful review. At Downtown Studio Five hospitality is the very essence of who we are, our host that you so kindly mentioned by name will gladly do...More

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
We are happy to host happy guests. Welcome to our beautiful island! Enjoy the world famous Cretan hospitality!
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    1 Queen
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About the neighbourhood
Áyios Nikólaos centers on Lake Voulismeni, a small, circular lake ringed by steep rocky cliffs to one side and open-air cafés and seafood restaurants to the other and filled with painted wooden fishing boats and ducks. It's especially lovely at night, with flickering candles and neon lights casting reflections across the water. According to local legend, the goddess Athena used to bathe here, and the lake was long believed to be bottomless (though has now proven to be 64 meters deep). In fact, it was originally a freshwater lake, which was only connected to the sea when a channel was dug in 1870. A low bridge crosses the channel, meaning that only small boats can enter the lake.
Getting around
Anyone who has read The Island by Victoria Hislop, which was turned into a series by Greek TV in 2010 (filmed here), already knows the story about Spinalonga. Rising in Mirabello Bay, this tiny island was fortified by the Venetians in the 17th century as part of their strategy to protect Crete from Turkish invasion. From 1903 to 1957, it was used as a leper colony. Today, the ruins give a special atmosphere of abandonment, but nonetheless, the lepers lived reasonably well, building their own society and receiving food and medical supplies from the mainland. Daily excursion boats run to Spinalonga from both Áyios Nikólaos and Plaka.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Heraklion Airport: 62.0 km
Ferry: Heraklion Port: 63.0 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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