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3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Sterna, Zaros, Crete 70002, Greece
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Ranked #1 of 2 Zaros B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful location high in the hills and surrounded by beautiful gardens, very tasteful and comfortably designed cottages. The whole feel relaxed and low key, and I love the honesty bar by the pool. Delicious food in the taverna. Friendly and professional staff and great local hikes through the hills. Totally worth persevering with the unmade road from Zaros village (via... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to relax, away from all tourist area, find a peacefull and beautiful place in the mountains without being cut off from our day to day comfort (very good free wifi coverage on all the site, not crazy prices at the mini bar or at the poolbar). Benefit of the Cretan hospitality with people that are always one step... More

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Ellesmere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just had a very enjoyable 7 night holiday at Eleonas Cottages. The 1km road up from Zaros is in poor state of repair but once you reach the property you enter a different world. Our cottage was extremely comfortably furnished and decorated to a high standard using traditional materials in an elegant yet simple style with a comforable... More

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Exloo, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed six nights in a cottage at Eleonas, at the foot of the Ida mountain in central Crete. It is far enough from the busy and touristy north coast, yet not too far from the beaches at the south coast - Agia Galini is just half an hour's drive. The village of Zaros is at half an hour's walk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed 4 nights at the Eleonas. Beautiful cottages, clean and quiet! The pool was refreshing after day hikes in the beautiful surroundings. The taverna food and entertainment was top notch, made with locally grown ingredients! The owner was very personable and very friendly...he has developed a real jewel! We will definitely stay at the Eleonas again...Soon!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We spent three nights at Eleonas Cottages in May, after visiting Rethymno, Chania, and Heraklion. Zaros was a sweet change of pace, and the Eleonas Cottages were a lovely place to spend our last days in Crete. Manolis was very warm and friendly, and understandably proud of the hotel. He was a helpful guide, suggesting spots we might want to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This is a special place. Not just your average B&B, it is actually a resort at the foot of a mountain pass. Family owned & run it is a wonderful oasis in the the near wilderness of Southern Crete. Manolis is the owner (along with his brother). His father tends the wide variety of trees, herbs & plants that are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We had such a good time at the Eleonas Villas. The walks in the surrounding hills are beautiful and we enjoyed relaxing by the pool when we got back! Dinner each night was an amazing experience with a new main meal each night; the buffet breakfasts were so lovely - all on a gorgeous terrace overlooking the mountainside on one... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Take an olive grove on a sun-soaked mountainside amidst stunning scenery. Add around 20 beautifully and sympathetically designed cottages and studios in traditional Cretan design. Intersperse with a network of paths and steps lined with fragrant herbs, flowers and shrubs. Include a fabulous pool area with outdoor gym. Don’t forget a taverna with a delightful outdoor terrace and a range... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

From the beginning to the end of our stay at Eleonas we felt ourselves very welcome. Nice resort, friendly staff and delicious food. The houses are well situated and gives a lot of privacy. Illis & Cor

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Address: Sterna, Zaros, Crete 70002, Greece
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Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Zaros
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Eleonas 3*
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Eleonas Zaros, Crete, Greece

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Our 20 rural lodges are situated on a peaceful and refreshing mountain slope, surrounded by olive trees and sweet-scented herbs, and are facing a magnificent view. This is the perfect getaway land. The beauty of the landscape makes it ideal for nature-lovers. Be it summer or winter, wild nature and its enchanting beauty will cast a spell on you. Experience moments of relaxation and tranquility, and admire nature in all its grandeur. ... more   less 
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