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Villa Kerasia

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Vlahiana | Iraklio, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Villa Kerasia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Woodland, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This restored rock farm house just 30 minutes from Iraklion was the perfect base for our six days in Crete. Our host, Babis, has created a wonderful luxury location at reasonable prices that any traveler would be happy with. He is constantly looking out for his guests with great travel advice, wonderful service and lovely evening meals when he has... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights in Oct 14. The villa is in a fantastic setting - tastefully renovated by Babis, the owner. Babis could not have been more helpful which suggestions and recommendations for local restaurants and activities. He even got our car started when we had a flat battery. We had a fantastic stay and would not hesitate to... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Villa Kerasia is a beautifully restored house with 7 guest rooms about half an hour's drive from the airport. We stayed here in August and loved every moment. Away from the beaches and package deal tourists, it is the perfect place for a relaxed stay. It is also less then an hour away from several destinations worthy of a short... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Charming house, spacious bedroom, very nice owner Babis who makes you feel very comfortable. The re-biulding has been done perfect and the result is the house of my dreams. Well managed garden, beutiful pool and peaceful enviroment. Possibly the prettiest place I visited ever.

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new york
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20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Outside of Iraklion in one of the major wine producing districts of Crete is this beautifully restored country inn set up on a hill with views of the surrounding countryside. The proprietor Babis is extremely kind and hospitable and welcomes his guests with courtesy and helpfulness. The Villa consists of upper and lower level rooms, we were lucky to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Easy 40 minute drive from airport, beautiful location, excellent ambience, excellent rooms, nice pool, interesting guests, good food, and in Babis (and the team) a perfect host. Oh, and their own delicious wine at 5 euros a bottle! Highly recommended.

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Floro, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I have been to Villa Kerasia several times. It is my Crete. If you need to relax and to learn about the real Crete - This is a place to include in your journey. I have allways experienced what we call " the spirit if Babis"

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

What an impressive place. Tucked out in the middle of the amazing wine country, we parked our car and pretty much said 'wow' all the way into the villa. Everything was so tastefully executed, retaining traditional elements like the stone olive press. Although we were privileged enough to have the place pretty much to ourselves, we did miss out on... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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99 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This hotel is just amazing. The surrounding, the view, the building.. just everything. When you arrive you are just amazed about the location and the lovely building and the garden. Important information for travelers.. just inform the owner about your approx. arrival time. They are not in the hotel all the time. The rooms are huge and lovely decorated. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013 via mobile

Babis, who owns villa Kerasia, is a wonderfully welcoming and friendly host for whom nothing is too much trouble. I was in touch with him before we arrived as one of us has issues with dairy and wheat and he confirmed this would not be a problem at breakfast, and he was right, there was plenty of gluten free bread... More 

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