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Penelope Apartments

Main Resort Road, Elounda, Crete, Greece
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Penelope Apartments
Ranked #14 of 29 Specialty lodging in Elounda
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayd here 4 yrs ago with my daughters and parents. We booked 3 days before going. Was very cheap. It's a beautiful place and Penelope is a lovely woman she and her family made us feel part of her family. Her mum makes amazing cakes. We were there two weeks and loved ever part of it. Would go again... More

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lincolnshire, UK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first impression was what a lovely little complex, traditionally Greek, with cockerels cock a doodling and a backdrop of hills and the most amazing view of Mirabello! I was just waiting for Anthony Quinn to pop out to say hello! Seriously, if you want a back to basics Greek experience then Penelope is the place to be. You will... More

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We got back from Penelope (Pinelope) last night, so I thought I'd get it down while I remembered. Much of what I wanted to write has already been written - I'll agree with pippaluc wholeheartedly - this is a little gem that I'm sort of loathe to share.... To sum up our own observations - yes, it is basic. There's... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Nice quiet location but that was about it,,,,,,Equipment in the room was poor,,,Bed was awful,,Cardboard under the mattress because there was not enough planking,,,,,had to request a broom to sweep out the room because the cleaning was very poor,,,,A broom was just basically thrown in the general direction of the door to the room Service was very poor all round... More

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We've just spent two lovely weeks at Penelope. It's wonderfully peaceful and quiet, the only noise coming from some chickens, goats and occasional dog barking. Some people said that they found the cockerel and / or the dogs a problem, but we didn't. It is slightly up the hill with a great view down into Elounda, and across the bay... More

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Leeds, England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We arrived on the outskirts of Elounda and were dropped off by the coach following a 2hr transfer (said 57mins in the brochure); it sounds awful but was a pleasant journey on a lovely air-conditioned coach. Penelope met us and took us to the accommodation in her car as the bus can't get up the narrow road, and the cases... More

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paisley
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We arrived during the night Penelope met bus and took us to apartments which was basic but good size.We were on ground floor Room 2.Lovely views from pool area and nice bar which never seemed busy at night which suited us i think most guests went into town.Penelope is a lovely lady and kept the place lovely & clean.The downside... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

Having spent a week in the pinelope appts elounda I have to say the stay has been very good. The rooms although basic are equipped with everything you need. There is air conditioning at a small daily cost. The pool is of a reasonable size and only 1.5 m deep all over so is ideal if cannot swim well. Also... More

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filton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

we recently visited Pinelope apts and must say what a lovely relaxing time we had there. Situated in a slightly elevated location with sea & mountain veiws, clean simple rooms , a clean pool and pool bar and just a 10 minute walk to many taverna's, We would recommend Mam's restaurant and also Melissos but Despina's is a little further... More

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West Yorkshire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

very cheap holiday in a 2 star studio however saying that was clean but basic. Pool area fab and never struggled with a sun bed. In a good location only a 10 mins walk into centre of Elounda. The Greeks are great and would recommend anyone holiday in this great country. A couple of pointers if you are going to... More

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Address: Main Resort Road, Elounda, Crete, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Lassithi Prefecture > Elounda
Also Known As:
Penelope Apartments Elounda, Crete

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