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Profitis Ilias

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If you are in Rodos you cannot miss this place you will feel like being on another place There is an old hotel here that looks like an alpine building

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Manhay, Belgium
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Manhay, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are in Rodos you cannot miss this place you will feel like being on another place There is an old hotel here that looks like an alpine building

Thank maertensyves
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a quite long trip through a narrow and binding road you can find on top of a mountain a building whose architectural features remind of the old alpine resorts throughout Europe. The building has a restaurant with a big salon furnished with art deco objects that remind of the first half of last century's hotels. All around there is... More 

Thank mamomilano
Lincoln, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

This is a relatively short but reasonably demanding walk. It is good exercise and being almost 1000m high and wooded a welcome relief from the sun. It is a nice drive there through the valleys and small villages. Park you car in the car park between the taverna and hotel and walk back out of the car park and bear... More 

Thank djblincoln
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This is worth the hick. The view is amazing. It looks like you in a plane. You must visit this mountain.

Thank Kenyatte M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Panoramic route brought us to Profitis Ilias and it's such a nice place to spend time, far from the city and the chaos.

Thank PinarPinzuti
Newport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

This is very interesting to see.What an insight into the past.You need to be physically able to walk up the steps to this derelict building.The best way and easiest way to drive is on the Rhodes Town - Lindos road where you turn off for Kolymbia look for the sign post for Profitis Ilias and just follow the sign posts.... More 

Thank gull726
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Wow, what a wonderful place. Up on the hill in this village is what is know as Mussolini's house/villa (although he never visited) which is derelict and open to the brave few who venture up. No health and safety, no guides but hints of its former glory. Inspiring place even in its terrible state. Then there's an alpine style chalet... More 

Thank Martin S
Lewes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Lovely, though twisty, drive up to Profitis Ilias through the forest. It is quiet a surprise to come across this place in the middle Rhodes it is a lovely spot to walk around and it is a welcome break from the intense heat of the mid-summer. We visited the hotel for a drink and the children loved the playground and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Profitis Ilias is a charming little area that you stumble across on the drive from Kolymbia to Embonas. The drive is lovely through woodland with pine trees and tiny little hamlets with friendly locals. A beautiful fountain is to be found on this road with large Koi fish and other small varieties. The hotel at Profitis Ilias is lovely and... More 

Thank SwissTonyPortsmouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

After driving through pine woods and climbing quite steeply you get to the hotel at Profitis Ilias......it's worth stopping for a drink here and looking at the historic photos in the hotel. The complex has links to the Italian occupation of Greece. The pecan pie is wonderful. If you have time, it's worth taking one of the woodland walks (... More 

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