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Aquila Elounda Village Hotel

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   P.O. Box 16, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
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Ranked #7 of 36 Hotels in Elounda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok so let's be clear this is a resort, so it is in no way at walkable distance from any town centre and it is certainly not Santorini. You need a car, Crete is a large island. Also as long as you are taking this as a base point and not a place where you're going to spend ALL your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here in May for a week with partner - a little late in writing my review. We had a lovely time and fell in love with Elounda, its a small village and the people were so friendly and welcoming. The hotel was lovely and clean and grounds were spacious. We spent most days in Elounda which was about a... More 

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Cranfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We stayed here in July this year. I'll start with the good stuff, sorry thing. The room itself was nice with good views. That's where it ends. The rest of the experience is a bad one! Its all inclusive buffet restaurant is no better than a 3 star hotel. Then there are other restaurants you can go to, but you... More 

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Kon_Vogiatzis, Marketing Coordinator at Aquila Elounda Village Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for the time you spent in order to review our hotel. The fact that you liked your room and the views is also appreciated. However we regret to see that your experience was a not as good as expected. Our “Premium All Inclusive” option gives to our guests the opportunity to choose between our... More 

Christchurch, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

It has taken me a long time to write this review having stayed here in September. We booked this as a last minute holiday for a much needed break. There is still very little positive I can say about this hotel. It lacks any kind of atmosphere in my opinion. The "beach area" was a little jetty with a small... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Beware! This is definitely a couples hotel! We were a party of 4 female friends and we were made to constantly feel ' the odd ones out'! Despite emailing and phoning the hotel and travel company advising them that we were 4 friends wanting 2 TWIN rooms and assured we would have TWIN rooms we arrived to double beds! The... More 

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Bognor regis, West Sussex
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We had for a long time fancied crete as a holiday destination and looked long and hard for a resort that suited us. At check in we were upgraded to a prestige room, which was large and bright with modern floral fabrics and a huge shared terrace. The facilities were average, a tiny TV (with limited English speaking channels) a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed at this hotel at the beginning of October and it was everything and more that we had hoped for. The hotel was spotless, not at all stuffy yet everything was just as it should be for a five star hotel. The food was great with an amazing choice. We especially enjoyed the fresh fruit and freshly squeezed orange... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel special. We arrived after midnight and were welcomed with a glass of champagne, then found delicious platters of food waiting in our room. The hotel is in a beautiful location and is designed to look like a hillside village, with steps and sloping paths leading through the grounds. It may... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We booked this hotel on the following: Tripadvisor recommendations, the fact it had tennis courts, a sauna and it was on the water. We didn't realize that the most of the guests would be with tour groups. Thus, if you were not, you felt a little left out. It was almost like the hotel just assumed everyone was with a... More 

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Kon_Vogiatzis, Marketing Coordinator at Aquila Elounda Village Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your comments regarding your stay in our Hotel. We always welcome any criticism, in the process of making our resort better. Upon arrival, all guests are presented with an informational package containing all the necessary information regarding the hotel’s operation. Additionally, an information channel is available around the clock, through the... More 

Farnham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Having read so many good reviews of this hotel we were confident that we were going to enjoy our stay. Most of what we read was accurate and we found the whole experience exceeded our expectations. Some tips were valid and others not so, but generally they enhanced our stay. I'll start with the small "niggles" and get those out... More 

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Address: P.O. Box 16, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Elounda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Aquila Elounda Village Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 208
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Also Known As:
Aquila Hotel Elounda
Aquila Elounda Village Hotel Crete
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Elounda
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Elounda
#2 Spa Hotel in Elounda
#3 Luxury Hotel in Elounda
#4 Romantic Hotel in Elounda
#11 Family Hotel in Elounda

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