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Hotel Erato

Platanias, Crete 730 14, Greece
Hotel Erato
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vantaa, Finland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Rooms are simple, but all necessary can be found. Staff very very kind and polite and helpful, all questions were answered and all problems solved. There is a restaurant by the pool, a great place to enjoy breakfast gazing over the blue sea... Great location in the middle of the sea and busy street. There were plenty of restaurants in... More 

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Western Finland, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I have been to crete many times and stayed in some very good places but this Erato so called hotel was a joke.First the electric failed when I enquired why they informed me that we had to many appliances on Coffee machine and a toaster if you could call a brevill a toaster.The only saving grace were the 2 restaurants... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

the Hotel was very nice and accomidating, we first were in a room at the front of the hotel, I asked if it was possible to move closer to the pool/beach and wow, I got front and center! could not figure out how to work the air conditioning machines, so we left all windows open, we were lucky first week... More 

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Skien, Norway
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Hotel Erato is a cozy family hotel apartments close to the beach and all amenities in Platanias. We arrived late on a Friday / early Saturday (night) where we were shown our apartment in a quick and efficient manner. The hotel consists of small glimpses into 2 floors with views of both the beach / baseng and back gardens. The... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We checked trip advisor reviews on the hotel only after having booked and paid our holiday package. I was quite scared due to the negative reviews and made sure I kept my expectations and my husband's to their lowest... We got to Chania Airport, took a taxi (recommended) and got to Hotel Erato before midday. The entrance of the hotel... More 

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Stavanger
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

An old hotel, but premises are recently renovated and are keeps a good standard with nice and mordern furniture and even a good bed. The kitchenette is well equipped with toaster, juicemaker , coffe-machine and micro - but a cuttingboard is missing. Missing is also a drying-rack on the balcony for drying towels. Their front garden is well maintained, this... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

I didn't have many expectations after the bad reviews here at Tripadvisor. The hotel was booked by a family member and I had to say in this, but must say it turned out to be a very good choice indeed. The rooms were very spacious with a great kichenette that had everything you need for light cooking. I have never... More 

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Bergen
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2009

Our first impression of the hotel was not good at all. The room we got was not properly cleaned , there were personal belonings from earlier guests in the bathroom and the fridge and the room was full of mosquitos. The childrens' extra beds had blood stains, as did the double bed. The walls had stains on them, and one... More 

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Finland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2009

We booked an apt with a bedroom with two bed and paid a supplement for two beds for older teenagers in living area. The beds provided for our children were unusable. they were sofas and were as hard as rock proving impossible to sleep on. We complained to the hotel who said they would provide two more matress``. They only... More 

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Bryne
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2009

A very nice and clean hotel with good rooms. The cleaning of the room is very good, and the workers there are really nice and helpful. The Pool Restaurant is also fantastic! The manager and his wife run the restaurant in a professional way. They are seviceminded, polite, friendly and nice. From the menu we can choose all kind of... More 

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