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Elpida Hotel & Apartments

PO Box 26, Kalo Chorio, Crete 72100, Greece
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took 3 grandchildren 14,12 & 9 in Aug. Food was good and so was the 2 bedroom apartment. Its out of the way with beautiful views. The kids really enjoyed it and to our surprise so did we. The only criticism is that there needs to be more brolly s for shade at poolside.

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Crete, Greece
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at this hotel for one night. Although it is well-situated, close to a popular beach and has a lovely view, our stay was very disappointing. The grounds are neglected and in bad need of pruning and cleaning. The rooms have not been maintained and as a result door handles were falling off, paint was peeling and all... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

I came home from a two week stay in Elpida a couple of days ago, it was by far one of my favourite family holidays. I went with my parents and younger sister and they agreed that it was one of the best holidays they'd been on. The hotel itself wasn't situated in a very busy area, there weren't many... More 

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nyc
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Budget hotel for European families. Terrible food. They offer an all inclusive option for $15 per person. Wine, beer, coffee, juice, and well drinks are included, (the soda tasted weird and the wine is from a soda dispenser, alcohol is watered down), but the food is so horrible it's not worth it. It is worse than cafeteria food, they served... More 

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Manos R, Owner at Elpida Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Lara, yes we are a budget hotel, and mostly for European families. And yes families often include kids. I don't know how to reply to someone who has a problem with that and considers a Con the fact that there are kids. Having experience of food in NY (including "cafeteria food") all I can say it that I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

After reading some of the other reviews on here I was concerned we had made a mistake. The hill is steep and the family rooms are at the bottom so hard walk up and down for anything, at the hotels main complex. Although aware of the hill before booking anymore than ten days would have been a grind. Now the... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We are a family of five just returned from a week at the Elpida and like some other reviewers feel it has got a bad press. We arrived late at night to be met at the bottom of the hill and escorted to the bar for a much needed soft drink. The hotel has a very pretty entrance with many... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

This is my first review on trip advisor and felt that this hotel got so much undeserved bad press I had to write something. My husband and I were there for 2 weeks in September - i read all the reviews before booking but felt that the positives outwayed the negatiives.I was not disappointed.The staff were all lovely and tried... More 

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Midlands
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Hi just back from a week at the Elpida and thought I would share these views . The hotel itself is fine,but be warned it is set on a large hill and I mean Large . On arrival we were met at the bottom of the hill and the cases were thrown into the back of a pick up and... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

I have spent a week there in mid-September. The hotel grounds are amazing - the pool is great (very deep with separate kid's pool), there is lots of sunbeds around the pool and on the grass in the garden. There are also some shaded areas for those who prefer to stay out of the sun. As the hotel is situated... More 

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We stayed from the 20th to the 27th of August and found the hotel to be exactly as advertised. After a nightmare transfer (nothing to do with the hotel by the way) we were met at the bottom of the hill (4.30 am!!!) and our luggage transported to reception this type of service was typical during our stay. The staff... More 

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