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“Close to nature and very peaceful” 5 of 5 stars
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Akros Oreon Green Small Hotel
3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Kato Symi | 7 0004 Viannos Heraklion, Crete 7 0004, Greece   |  
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Ranked #157 of 526 Crete B&B and Inns
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“Close to nature and very peaceful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

Stayed at Akros Oreon in July of 2011. On arrival we were greeted by Georgios broad smile and aroma of wonderful dinner being cooked by Anna. They are such warm and hospitable hosts! We were taken care of as if we were their family members.

The apartment on the second floor was clean, cozy and spacious with a fireplace, TV, small kitchenette, with a huge terrace and amazing view to Kato Symi – a small village nearby. Stone houses keep cool and you don’t even need air-conditioning in summer. Well-maintained hotel environment, a lot of plants and surrounding pines make the place look as part of the mountainous landscape.

I would recommend this accommodation only to those whose seek quiet, seclusion and wish to explore the island on their own or spend their time hiking in the mountains.

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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2010

That is one of the best hotels that we spent holidays.
Nice service!!! You can go to beautiful places like: the plateau of Omalos, the small traditional village of Kato Symi and exotic Lybian beaches like Psari Forada.!!

  • Stayed December 2009, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Kato Symi | 7 0004 Viannos Heraklion, Crete 7 0004, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #157 of 526 B&Bs / Inns in Crete
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Akros Oreon Green Small Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
"A magic place for a romantic and peaceful stay." Nested at the foothills of Dicti Mount, in the South-East area of Crete, Akros Oreon is built entirely out of stone and wood. Surrounded by a beautiful mountain landscape, these traditional cottages provide an ideal retreat for relaxation and discovery the South -East part of the Island and the nice beaches of the Libyan sea. You surely will be enchanted by the authenticity of the services. The rooms at Akros Oreon are fully furnished and stylishly decorated. Just above the springs of Kato Simi, the magnificent landscape surrounding Akros Oreon, offer a relaxing setting with activities as excursions, mountain bicycle, walking, hiking, and trekking with road notes provided by the hotel. Cooking classes are also available (ones per week). ... more   less 
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