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3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Sterna, Zaros, Crete 70002, Greece
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Warsaw, Poland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay in Elaonas Cottage. I loved our cottage: lot of space inside, comfortable bed, small kitchen where U can make lovely mountain tea that is waiting for every guest for free, nice terrace where you can relax in the evening. Small swimming pool but surrounded with plants and grass that really make it nice to relax... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We do not tend to go back to the same places but Zaros has got under our skin and it was wonderful to return to Eleonas. We were given a great welcome back and as it was our anniversary there were lots of nice additional touches. We tried a different room (7) which has 2 terraces & offered a greater... More

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

We usually work on the basis that the world is big place and therefore choose a different destination for our holidays. However Eleonas was so enjoyable in 2012 we returned this summer. There is a new pool bar and they now offer half board but the fantastic location, excellent friendly service and hospitality remains exactly the same. We have no... More

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Choppington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in July on a half board basis and seeing as we had stayed here before we were so excited to return. We werent disappointed, on arrival we were given a complimentary drink to cool us down and then taken to our accommodation, we were given one of the loft rooms/houses which has two levels... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We spent a week here in August 2014. It was excellent in every way. The hotel is well designed so that the suites are not overlooking one another. We had a family suite which was very nicely done inside. The rooms have wifi but it is a bit slow and can be temperamental at times. The pool is great, never... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

If you are looking for a peaceful place to stay in Crete, then this place is for you. The cottages are clean and are located above the mountain town of Zaros. I opted to pay for the half board which included breakfast and dinner, and I'd have to say that the meals were very good. One night we had live... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

What a lovely spot! The inn is tucked in at the foot of the mountains, with terrific views of rolling hills and olive groves to the south, which is the wilder and less busy side of the island. Nice rooms with lots of privacy, reasonably priced, beautiful shaded restaurant dining area with delicious food. Our teenage boys enjoyed the pool... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Wow! Eleonas cottages are nestled in the gorgeous hills of Crete. We thoroughly enjoyed our 5 day stay and wish we could have stayed longer. The price was reasonable, especially since the buffet breakfasts (delicious) and fabulous dinners were included. One evening the family danced traditional Greek dances with live music. They even got us up dancing - we loved... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is a piece of heaven on earth. Eleonas was in the middle of a gorgeous setting, made even more gorgeous by the care and beautiful landscaping taken by its owners. We were welcomed after a 24 hour trip from Seattle to a lovely hacienda-type bungalow with two balconies overlooking grand mountains and olive groves. When we woke up after... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

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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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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