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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Gournes pediados | 71500 - Heraklion - Crete, Gournes Pediados, Crete 715 00, Greece
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

hotel has easy access to view the island only twenty minutes from airport to hotel. the hotel is very clean but small and friendley,rooms cleaned daily,as is towels and sheets tv is limted for english programs.nico and maria plus vangellis very helpfull for your needs,but the hotel is not for any disabled people,or anybody with mobility problems.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

When booking my recent holiday I wanted a family run establishment, with traditional Greek food. I made the right choice with the Hotel Erato. My room was really nice, the family are lovely and always find time to chat, nothing was too much trouble, the food was amazing and I made some great new friends. The Greek dancing etc. was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

We traveled outside the session and enjoy tranquility, hospitality and individual way on every holiday specifically a go! It was a dream and today we are happy to remember back :) its 2 years ago... The perfect hotel for individual! Who want to explore the island by car! For a hotel vacation might be too small, but for us it... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Me and my friends have spent one week at Hotel Erato this summer. From the moment we arrived until the moment we went back home we felt welcome. The staff is very helpful and friendly. Our rooms were always clean and in a very good state. There was nothing to complain about. For breakfast and dinner we had a buffet,... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Since I was a child my parents and my sisters went with me to this hotel. I really enjoy this time in the hotel because the family leaded business is friendly and you can easily get to know new people. My favorite days were tuesday and thursday because on tuesday were a pool party. As a child I often dreamed... More

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We very enjoyed the time at hotel erato in gournes. Especially the greek evening every thursday has been a great experience for us. We learned to dance the sirtaki and learned to know the rest of the people in the hotel. The service (mainly this is maria and nikos) was available all over the time and was everytime very nice... More

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We like to remind you the wonderful days in the Erato. The friendly and family atmosphere of the hotel was very good and we had nice contacts. The food was delicious and also service very very good. We had everything, which we needed, in order to recover, the rental car, the excursion destination, the nuts for glass of beer, new... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We spent a week in july in Hotel Erato. Our irst time in Greece and Crete. The Fam Somaras prepared us through their service daily nice holiday. Your good knowledge of Service, your care and kindness given to the whole a pleasant atmosphere. The food, in the form of half board was varied daily and in sufficient quantity. The rooms... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

I have been many places many times. But this one i will remember forever!!! Great hotel, excellent service, professional staff! The place where You want to come back again and again! Here You can discover the real GREECE. If you want a well-run, intimate hotel is well cared for here. The food matched the Greek standard, and is geared toward... More

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Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Our holiday at the Hotel Erato was great. We really enjoyed the fact that it was a small hotel with a family like atmosphere. The Somaras family made us feel really welcome. The great home cooked meals completed the picture. The rooms where simpel but very clean. The hotel is centrally located and close to the sea. My partner and... More

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Address: Gournes pediados | 71500 - Heraklion - Crete, Gournes Pediados, Crete 715 00, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Gournes Pediados
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Erato Hotel 3*
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The Hotel Erato is built in traditional Cretan style, recently renovated and offers the Cretan hospitality and warmth, quality of service and food. Double: bathroom with shower, telephone, radio, hairdryer, Air-Condition, Sat-TV & safety-box(extra-supplement), balcony or veranda. Single: same as double but with window or terrace. Facilities-services: Restaurant, bar, pool-veranta, swimming-pool, roofgarden, playground, internet-station, table-tennis, Pets not allowed, sandy-beach in 800m, Aquarium in 500m. Credit-cards: AMEX-VISA-MASTER. Rates on halfboard basis. ... more   less 
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