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Hotel Emerald

2.0 of 5 Plaka Apokoronou, Plaka, Crete 730 08, Greece
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The Hotel Emerald is such a delight that I hesitate to write about it for fear that it will become difficult to make a booking! The management is so gracious and thoughtful that making our complicated arrangements was easy. The room we stayed in met our every need: quiet, spacious, airy and with beautiful views from both the bedroom and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

A beautiful location hidden away at the end of the village, with magnificent views. The food is Greek with a twist, very good quality and beautifully cooked. The wine list was a nice surprise, expensive, (ours was 34 euros a bottle) but wonderful wine and we savoured every mouthful. The service was very good, nothing was too much trouble. We... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Advised this was a hidden gem ,we found its wonderful setting for Dinner stunning! With a romantic setting overlooking the Souda Bay and a friendly welcome we were impressed by the service and the food was original and very tasty. This will be our special place in future

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

The Emerald Hotel is an outstanding location to enjoy the local life of Plaka, near Almyrida, Crete. We stayed here 12 years ago and came back in 2014. A lot has changed, particularly the restaurant, which is now open to non-residents. You won't be disappointed. The food and wine are of the highest quality and and the setting just amazing.... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We recently stayed near Plaka where we found a number of very good tavernas, but one day someone at a nearby winery mentioned the Emerald restaurant and we decided to venture in to give it a go. Wow, what a good decision that was! Down an uneven, steep track you suddenly come across the most picture-postcard terrace overlooking the bay,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We were in need of some serious respite from busy working lives and thank goodness for tripadvisor as we found Emerald Hotel on it. If you are visiting the area this is the place to be. It's on the brink of becoming a boutique hotel without an air of pretension. The apartment was quiet, spacious, simple and clean with great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Small apartment hotel with great views of the bay and sunset. Lovely pool area surrounded by pretty gardens. Apartments spacious and adequately furnished. Plaka village with places to eat is 5 minutes up the hill but the attached restaurant is way too good for eating anywhere else!

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Me, my wife and my 3 children stayed in the emerald hotel for 5 nights and i must say, it was fabulous! The view from the balcony was stunning and the pool was perfect for the kids. The restaurant was lovely and had a beautiful view over the sea, and the staff were very nice. It was also beside a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

Our house overlooks Emerald, and for 10 years we have only popped in for the odd evening drink.....until last Sunday. We had lunch there, wow, it was great, I had lamb, not something I would normally eat. Lamb has never tasted so good. My husband had belly pork and that too tasted heavenly. Impressed and I hadn't even thought about... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We chose this hotel for a four-night stay because it was competitively priced, looked gorgeous and the view - from the rooms and pool area is nothing short of sensational. Also, there's a fabulous restaurant attached, with an enchanting and romantic terrace area overlooking Almyrida and Souda Bay. From the moment we walked into the grounds, at night, we knew... More 

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Address: Plaka Apokoronou, Plaka, Crete 730 08, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Plaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Emerald 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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Hotel Emerald Crete/Plaka

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