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Eklektos Bookshop

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Well where do I start! Lynne the owner of the Bookshop is so friendly and helpful with great local... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Leeds, United Kingdom
Friendly unrushed service with good selection of local interest books.

We have been to Elounda several times but this visit (at end of September/start of October) was the... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
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Book Exchange - new and used books, locally handmade jewelry,gifts and cards. Offering many languages including English, French German, Dutch, Russian fiction and non- fiction.A small independent trader, just off the main square, with access from...more
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Andrea Papandreou Street 40, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 501270
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Well where do I start! Lynne the owner of the Bookshop is so friendly and helpful with great local knowledge and is happy to recommend different companies for various tours and is very happy to sort out a bargain for you amongst her wide range...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

We have been to Elounda several times but this visit (at end of September/start of October) was the first time we visited this book shop as my wife was looking for a book based in the local area (the first by Beryl Darby). This shop...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

I like this shop we've been to elounda several times and if we require a book for reading on the beach or in a bar it's our book stop and also the lovely ladie who runs it is not only good at recommending books but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

I am not impressed recently moved to Crete and i have messaged this shop twice asking if a book was in stock and not bothered to reply will be ordering it elsewhere ...do not seem to want my custom

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

... go here! A bookshop in Greece is an experience anyhow, so even if you're not out of books, go here!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

This is a place we cannot resist visiting. Lynne is so welcoming and goes out of her way to find what we are looking for. She knows what I am interested in and remembers, from one year to the next, the books I have had...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

A lovely visit to the bookshop with some very beautiful gifts available for loved ones back home. Great service from Lynne - very welcoming. Thank you.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

Moved to a new and bigger shop Lynn keeps the standart of this book shop up to very high. A place where you can find any kind of books and most about the local area and Crete. Lynn can give you useful advices of going...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

We holidayed in Elounda at the start of October 2017 and again visited Eklektos Bookshop. Lynne and her son Martin were full of information and lots of help and tips for local restaurants and sight seeing. The shop is in a new location and is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

It is very nice shop. Very kind and nice seller who is ready to help you. There are a lot of books in diffent languages and different themes. You`ll find a present for friend and somehing to read for yourself.

Date of experience: October 2017
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mike f
August 8, 2017|
Response from Lynneth59 | Property representative |
Golfing psychology is something we are not often asked for! However, we have books on the history and terminology of the sport. If you can give me a title or an author, I'd be pleased to see what I can do. We also offer a... More