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Gerakari, Gerakari, Crete 74061, Greece
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Alexander Hotel Gerakari
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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The Stunning Highlands
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125 reviews 125 reviews
44 hotel reviews
860 helpful votes 860 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a gorgeous hotel set in the beautiful Amari Valley. We walked in to our lovely room opened the blinds and just said........WOW WHAT A VIEW :-) It really is a spectacular setting in a valley that is seeped in history. The room had everything you could possibly want for a comfortable stay and it certainly was a bit of... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is an extraordinary hotel - in the proper sense that it is out of the ordinary. At the price it has to be rated very good - but read on. The positives: - the most luxury you are likely to find for Euro 50/room/night B&B (possibly anywhere). - comfy beds, fluffy towels, well furnished air conditioned rooms. - exceptional... More

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We telephoned ahead to inform of our arrival as requested on the booking form to be told the hotel was closed. We had been driving for three hours in the mountains without a room in sight so had to continue to the hotel and hope our booking was valid. Fortunately, the hotel was open but the receptionist was very unhelpful.... More

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We stayed here on December 26th and 27th. When we arrived there was a large family gathering who had been here for Christmas, but we were made to feel welcome. The following night, we were the only guests in the hotel so rather than have a buffet breakfast, we were served it sitting at our table. The hotel is full... More

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Corfu, Greece
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

No words to describe the luxury, the personnel and the amenities of this hotel. An excellent 3 star hotel that could make some 4 star hotel hang their heads in shame. Highly recommended, we could go back to Gerakari just to stay again to this hotel. Absolutely loved it!!!

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saint lô
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

If you'd like to stay in a four star hotel for the price of an average two star, this is the place to go. Everything at Alexander hotel is excellent, the rooms, the swimming pool, the breakfast, the details and the staff. The view on the psiloratis is just wonderful and the Amari valley has many treasures to reveal. If... More

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Heraklion, Greece
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
271 helpful votes 271 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013 via mobile

I would have to be really choosy to find something negative about Alexander. Rooms are extremely clean, reception looks like 5 stars, common areas decorated in style. Superb view of psiloritis' peaks, environment of excellent quality & condition. For the picky ones, bathroom size will be a minus, but not for me. If you are visiting off season, better to... More

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Spili, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We live locally, and with some friends who are frequent visitors to Crete have watched the development of the Alexander Hotel with interest. We decided to try it out for ourselves and were so impressed with everything it has to offer that we will undoubtedly return. Sitting by the pool with the backdrop of Psiloritis is something that has to... More

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crete rethymnon
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35 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Stayed in this hidden jewel twice, if you really search for something unique Don't miss it....This hotel is in a small village of Rethymno.Its new its the most cost/benefit hotel you can imagine. The rooms although they could be bigger have 5 stars facilities and the most of them great view in the Cretan mountains. The main building is luxurious... More

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

My daughter and I found the hotel by the easy to veiw signs along the way. The hotel blew us away with the quality of EVERYTHING for the money we payed from the excellent breakfast included in the price, free internet, very classy decor, wonderful staff that couldn't help us enough with advice on day trips, free bicycles. The view... More

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Address: Gerakari, Gerakari, Crete 74061, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Gerakari
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Alexander Hotel is situated in Gerakari, a beautiful village 35 km south of Rethymno. Set on the foot of Mount Kedros, it offers classically furnished rooms with balcony overlooking the garden or the mountain.All rooms come with a kettle, fridge and hotplate. They are spacious and bright, and feature a satellite LCD TV, DVD player and safe. A continental breakfast prepared with fresh, local ingredients is served daily.Free Wi-Fi access is available in all communal spaces.In the hotel lounge guests can play tabletop games, while in a specially arranged recreation room there are machine toys and electronic games units. For our little friends, we have a playground in the garden.There are also an outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court and a conference center that can host up to 50 persons.The restaurant offers dishes of rare and fine taste, enjoyments based on local products, cooked according to world famous Cretan cookery.Furthermore, our hotel is mainly designed and aimed for those who wish and long to experience a close contact with nature. Gerakari is well known for its delicious cherries, which are available in summer.The unique and unspoilt natural environment of the area impresses the visitors with its constant alternations and the great ecological value. In spring, a lot of fields are full of various kinds of orchids, tulips and many other wild flowers. To the nature lovers but also to every guest, is given the chance to take part in organized or not hiking tours with a rich network of paths, which connects villages and historical sites.Also, bikes of all sizes are available (free of charge) to discover the beauty of the area. ... more   less 
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