We knew all about the location of the Elounda Residence as we know Elounda well so we were prepared for it to be hilly to say the least. We were on a self catering basis with a hire car so we did not get to use all the hotel facilities which all looked very good. Our apartment was very comfortable, well equipped for this type of Greek accommodation, we even had a sandwich toaster which was very useful. It was cleaned everyday by two very jolly, pleasant ladies and the hotel staff we did meet were very friendly, pleasant, kind and helpful. Our apartment was at the top of the hill up a very bumpy track and the trek down to the hotel was through the garden and a bit dodgy at times. (We are both retired and my husband has walking difficulties so it was a bit painful for him.) We spent a few evenings at the taverna and had a brilliant evening there on their "Lobster Evening". The track down to the village from the top of the resort is an experience in itself, we used to go down it but come back the other way as it was kinder on our little car. All in all we had a good time and would recommend this hotel if you don't mind being away from the village and don't take high heeled shoes!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Overlooking the surrounding mountains and the sea, Elounda Residence offers self-catered accommodation. Its public areas offer free Wi-Fi and include a large pool with hydromassage jets, 2 restaurants and a tavern with live music.The complex consists of spacious apartments with seating room, and fully furnished villas with private pool. All rooms are air-conditioned and have a balcony with sea view.The restaurant serves a daily breakfast and dinner buffet. Taverna serves a variety of Greek dishes for lunch and dinner. Drinks are available at the main bar and pool bar. Children’s menus are available.Elounda Residence features a computer room and a games room. Sports and leisure facilities include a tennis court, mini golf, table tennis and table football. There is also a separate pool for children, and 3 playgrounds.The hotel offers free shuttle service to the village and harbour of Elounda, where you will find wonderful beaches, local stores and frequent boats' departures to the famous Spinalonga island. Free private on-site parking is available. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Elounda Residence Hotel Crete