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Epis Hotel Chania

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Old national High Way, Agia Marina, Crete 73014 Greece
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 08/23/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 08/23/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#11 of 29 B&Bs / Inns in Agia Marina
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Epi’s Hotel located in the picturesque coastline of Agia Marina and Platanias since 2000. It is situated just outside Chania, probably the nicest and picturesque town in Crete and an excellent base from which to discover the rest of this marvelous historical island. The famous Samaria Gorge, Elafonisi and the Balos beaches are at a short distances. We are located just 150m from the sandy beach of Agia Marina. In combination with the large swimming pool and kids pool area makes it ideal for families. Besides the restaurant of our Hotel you can find many restaurants, cafes and shops within a walking distance. With our excellent and friendly staff we will give you an unforgettable stay. Take a look for an impression of our Hotel in the gallery. We are looking forward to welcome you at our Hotel.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Boating
Kids stay free
Babysitting
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Diving
Hiking
Horseback riding
Mini golf
Snorkeling
Windsurfing
Bicycle tours
Karaoke
Walking tours
Water park offsite
Nightclub / DJ
Children's television networks
Kids pool
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Manicure
Massage
Pedicure
Salon
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Concierge
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
Umbrella
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Dining area
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Radio
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family
Languages Spoken
English, French, Dutch, German and 2 more

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Grade: 87 out of 100
29Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Stina A wrote a review Sep 2019
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My friend and I are two girls from Denmark, who spend 1 week in Agia Marina and stayed in Epimendis hotel. Our flat consisted of 1 bedroom, 1 dining room with a small kitchen, 1 bathroom, and 2 outside sitting areas. We enjoyed to make our own breakfast and there were plenty of shops nearby the hotel witch made it easy to get groceries. It is not a 5 stars hotel, but you get good value for the money. It is a cozy hotel, with a nice pool area and a great location. If you go 5 minutes to the left you’ll reach our favorite bar Tropicano and of course much more. The best thing about the hotel was definitely the staff. Very friendly and helpful people. The lovely receptionist help us with renting a car and because of her we got a great discount. Also she help us book a boat trip. If we needed anything they were available to us. If you’re looking for a cozy and budget friendly hotel, this is the perfekt place to stay :-)
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Responded Oct 2, 2019
Thank you very much for enjoying your Holiday here with us at Epimenidis Hotel . We are looking forward to having here again . Have a great summer .
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Riina wrote a review Sep 2019
8 contributions9 helpful votes
Very nice and clean Hotel. (floors could be cleaner, other wise everything ok). Nice pool. Restaurant had also good food, gyros,pizza and mousaka for example. Location was easy, everything nearby. Travelled with Kids and i would go back to this Hotel again, if going to hania again. Nice restaurants close By,i recommend Nymfi and Meraki tavern close, up on the hills.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Epimenidis S, General Manager at Epis Hotel Chania
Responded Oct 23, 2019
Thank you for the kind words about Hotel Epimenidis . Don't forget us . See you next Year .
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TheJRR wrote a review Sep 2019
Yeoford, United Kingdom173 contributions149 helpful votes
Travelled with family (2 adults and 2 teens in one room and 2 adults in another). Nice friendly welcome, with complementary drinks – always a good start to a holiday! Friendly chap at reception, who would always help if you needed to know something – he was more than happy to book a boat trip for us. Great bar staff, especially Neff, who was good company and also a useful font of knowledge of the area and Chania. Bar food was pretty good for lunch – virtually everything on the menu from the adjoining restaurant below – mezes were pretty good (probably the best dolmadakia in the area!), gyros really good, toasties, pizza, etc.! Rooms – we had a superior family room, which had an internal mezzanine floor, with a bathroom and a separate en suite shower room. Really good size. Balcony also a decent side, with nice furtniture. Very hot at the height of summer, but we sweated it out! There is air con if you want to pay for it. The cleaners came every day and changed sheets/towels every other day – again really friendly! Nice touch – there’s washing up liquid and a tea towel provided…and the kitchen did have a bottle opener! The other two members of our party had a single room apartment, which had a nice pool and was a good size for the two of them. Pool – perfect size for the apartments and nice and deep (3m at deep end). Sunbeds generally available but sometimes you had to shift things about to get them together as people followed the sun! there seemed to be an absolute glut of inflatables, so have a little look before buying any more. Beach – go across the street and 100m down a path and you’re on the beach! The beach here has a rock platform, so not great from swimming and often had a red flag flying when we were there. If you turn right and walk east you’ll eventually get to sandy beaches with plenty of sunbeds (mostly free when you buy a drink at the adjoining tavernas – we used Coral Beach Bar, where the beach was particularly nice!). Excursions – the main Little Fun Train is directly opposite and this has various trips you can do using the little road train. We did three over the two weeks – Southern Comfort (which took in the brewery, German War Cemetery and a couple of villages), Orange Valley (which takes you to an orange grove and more villages!) and the Water Park (prices are pretty much the same doing it this way compared to paying for a transfer). All were pretty good and a nice way to while away a few hours. Boat trips can be found at Platanias Harbour, which is about a 10-15min walk left out of the apartments. There also various other excursion agencies nearby. Buses – regular (every 15mins) buses to Chania from bus stop about 20m right of the apartments. Bars – the bar at the apartments was always a good start and end to the evening. Tuesday’s is karaoke, so either enjoy or beware! Kuhla was a good cocktail bar, Level Bar was also nice and friendly. Restaurants – there’s absolutely loads! There’s a lot on the main road and various tavernas on the seafront and there’s also several gems tucked away. We didn’t have a bad meal in the fortnight! A quick run down…Greco Mare on the beach, Romeo’s Family Restaurant, Las Gegas (really good!), Erontas (mezes), Kassandra (pizza, ok), Alexia – all these on or just off the main road. However, the nicest restaurants, in our view, where up in a small square slightly off the beaten track, basically turn right out of the apartments, keep going for about 1km until you get to the petrol station, turn right and head up there. First place you’ll find is Aletri, which is superb and then up in the square bit there’s several other restaurants, Olivi, Neraida were good, but the best out of the lot was Horiatiki, on the left on the corner at the top of the hill. Hospitality, great food, a stunning amount of random freebies, just brilliant. We don’t normally go back to the same place more than twice on holiday, but ended up here three times! Anyway, overall a brilliant holiday! We absolutely loved the resort and especially the Epimenidis and we hope we’ll come back again one day!
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Response from Epimenidis S, General Manager at Epis Hotel Chania
Responded Oct 23, 2019
Fantastic review thank you for all those beautiful and kind words about our Place Hotel Epimenidis . Hope to see you again some day . Have a great winter .
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macgarlic wrote a review Aug 2019
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Why have many stars on the hotels. When you can have epimenidis. Nice staff. Nice rooms. Nice hospitality. And a nice pool. You are only 5 min away from freedom and nice Places to eat.. so if you want to save money and use Them on fun. Choice epimenidis.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Epimenidis S, General Manager at Epis Hotel Chania
Responded Aug 27, 2019
Thank you very much . For having a pleasant stay here with us at Epimenidis Hotel . You Are Always Welcome Here . Have a Great Summer . Till Next Time .
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Felicia S wrote a review Jul 2019
9 contributions2 helpful votes
I have not stayed at this hotel but I live close and I have tried their food. The food is really bad, like really, really bad! Then they have the LOUDEST karaoke nights ever! I hear the music in my apartment as good as if there would be a band next to my bed. Will not ever go back
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Epimenidis S, General Manager at Epis Hotel Chania
Responded Aug 27, 2019
If You Have Not Stayed HERE . Why Are You Writing a Review About Our Hotel . And Why Would You Come Back To Where You Never Stayed In The First Place . ? ? ? ?
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PRICE RANGE
$49 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Epimenidis Hotel
LOCATION
GreeceCreteChania PrefectureAgia Marina
NUMBER OF ROOMS
38
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Frequently Asked Questions about Epis Hotel Chania
Which popular attractions are close to Epis Hotel Chania?
Nearby attractions include Platania Beach (0.1 miles) and Kahlua Cocktail Bar (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Epis Hotel Chania?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Epis Hotel Chania?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Epis Hotel Chania?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Epis Hotel Chania?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Epis Hotel Chania?
Conveniently located restaurants include Palirria Τaverna, Nostos Restaurant, and Cugini the Italian Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Epis Hotel Chania?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Epis Hotel Chania have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Epis Hotel Chania offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Epis Hotel Chania?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Epis Hotel Chania?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Greek, Dutch, and Turkish.
Are there any historical sites close to Epis Hotel Chania?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Venizelos Graves (7.8 miles), Firkas Fortress (5.6 miles), and Cave of St John the Hermit (8.1 miles).