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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 #26 of 40 hotels in Elounda
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pittsford, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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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221 reviews 221 reviews
42 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stayed at the Elounda Mare in May 2014. We initially came for 4 days and quickly decided to extend by another 3. We loved the place, scenery, service, beach, food, and bar that much. It's a place where you relax, enjoy the sun and sea. The service is one of the best I have received in any hotel. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The hotel, the surrounding, the view over the Mirabello coast, the private swimming pool per room, the professional but friendly staff, amazing food, + comfort, organisation, quality...of a Relais & Chateaux; Wonderful souvenirs...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed four nights in a two rooms villa with private pool. The hotel is very Well maintained and the rooms are very clean, everything day very intensive clearing theof room, bathroom and poolside. We had breakfast in the room outsider sitting long the pool and view over the Mirabello coast, wonderful! The weather in may was very good, we... 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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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#8 Family Hotel in Elounda #9 On the Beach Hotel in Elounda #12 Luxury Hotel in Elounda
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Famed for its gracious and attentive service, this hotel is the embodiment of all-time-classic style and cultured luxury, where antique art and traditional architectural themes adorn all of its private-pool bungalows - each with its own terrace overlooking the Aegean Sea. Three fine dining venues reflect the Relais & Chateaux tradition of excellence, their culinary delights ranging from enticing lunchtime snacks to five-course dinners, with flambe and fish specialties. ... more   less 
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