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Elounda Mare Relais & Chateaux hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Dimokratias 10, Elounda, Crete GR-720 53, Greece
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Ranked #22 of 36 Hotels in Elounda
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 4th stay at the Mare, and the unstinting work of all the staff to ensure that the excellent standards are not just maintained, but improved if that is possible, was striking. The general manager, Harry Maranghidis, is the perfect host. The staff, many of whom have been serving guests at the hotel for 20 years or more... More

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Stratford upon Avon
5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A special hotel this one, would strongly recommend to anyone planning a visit to this part of the world. Very friendly and helpful staff and a setting that will take your breath away! Comfort, service and luxury are at the top end of the scale!

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2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We have just returned from a week's stay at this hotel, our second visit, and are still charmed by it. The location is lovely, the layout and architecture of the hotel make you feel you are in a Cretan village. The service is wonderful, the staff very helpful. The food in the restaurants, The Old Mill and Yacht Club is... More

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Pittsford, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We recently returned from a 2 week vacation at Elounda Mare, which was our 8th visit to this most wonderful hotel. Its breathtaking setting and the excellent service we once again received from all the staff every day of our stay continue to be absolutely 5 star. It really is a taste of heaven on earth!

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Just back from a Crete after spending a week with my wife and two daughters. We had a relaxing and rejuvenating time in this hotel, It is nicely thought out, and clearly well managed. All the facilities (with the exception of the wee Gym that needs some TLC) met out expectations. The service is very friendly & efficient. Our rooms... More

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

I went on a 5 island 15 day vacation and I can say the last was the best. The service was amazing. The view and food was beyond my expectations. I would return again over and over. I can not say the same for some of the resorts. Thank you to the staff.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Not quite sure how to write this review as I really loved the hotel but there were little niggles that could have made it so much better. We were upgraded to a room with its own pool, which was a lovely treat after a very warm welcome. The location is stunning and views breathtaking. The rooms are nice, clean and... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Our family stayed at the elounda mare for a week in June and we had a wonderful time in our stay: Pros: - Excellent service by all the hotel staff- the reception, the waitresses, the cleaning staff,etc. Everyone was extremely kind, willing to help and always with a smile. - Beautiful large grounds with lavish tress, blossoming flowers and spacious... More

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225 reviews 225 reviews
43 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We had four couples share two, two suite rooms at the top of the hill, looking out to Santorini Island on the horizon. They were cool and comfortable, each pair with a salt water pool 20x25 to swim or cool off. The beach and rocks had places to dip into the Mediterranean as well as drink services/towels. The dining was... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Having read fab reviews I was so excited to go with my husband. First impressions we were hooked. The pool suite was great. The staff couldn't do enough. We knew it was going to be a fab holiday. Until day 3 of our holiday. Workmen working right outside our pool suite on the beach bar.As we looked down to see... More

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Harry_Maranghides, Manager at Elounda Mare Relais & Chateaux hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. and Mrs. L, Thank you very much indeed for choosing our hotel as well as for your very good comments about our hotel and staff. We are very sorry that you were disturbed by works early in the morning. One can always say that it is a sign of bad management to have disturbing works in early June... More

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Address: Dimokratias 10, Elounda, Crete GR-720 53, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Lassithi Prefecture > Elounda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Elounda Mare Relais & Chateaux hotel 5*
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Also Known As:
Elounda Mare Hotel And Bungalows
Elounda Mare Relais & Chateaux Hotel Crete

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