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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 weeks touring round western Crete with 5 different places to stay and Elia was our number 1 having spent 2 nights there. Quietly hidden away in the hills with views to the coast it offers so much to savour. Just the 9 rooms so no crowds. Ours was beautifully furnished and extremely comfortable. Breakfast in the cool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

This is the perfect place for rest, relaxation & if you want to, exploration. The hotel staff are truly lovely. Beautiful location with easy access to the coast, villages & hills of North West Crete. We particularly enjoyed eating spinach pie for breakfast!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This is a perfect hideaway, with everything you might need on site, but easy enough to explore the rest of Crete from here. Breakfast was a great combination of local food - nuts, fruit, greek yoghurt and honey with good bread and tea and coffee. The wonderful Jo, who runs Elia, makes it clear that it's more than ok to... More 

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Just an amazing, small, beautiful hotel (only 9 rooms in a converted farmhouse which was the hq for the Cretan resistance in WW2) in the midst of Western Crete's wonderful landscape. The hotel staff treat you as a member of the family and the food cooked primarily by Taki is in my humble opinion (having travelled all over Greece for... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We stayed 6 nights at Elia Traditional Inn and after 6 minutes we felt at home. The location, on a hill overlooking olive groves and orange orchards, is stunning. Our room, part of the former stables, was spacious and comfortable, with traditional-style furnishings. Opening the shuttered windows and doors provided cool breezes day and night. No bugs!! Elia is the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Booked with Inn Travel and used as a base for walking and sightseeing. Hotel is in a tranquil and secluded setting high enough up for great views all round. Well appointed rooms with extensive grounds and pool. They offer great value food from locally sourced products and there are good fresh fish restaurants a short drive away. The ambience of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We spent ten days here. It is a traditional hotel, comfortable and characterful rather than flashy and modern. Our room was large and cool, with plenty of seating, tables and storage. The setting is beautiful, in an olive grove, with all-round views to the mountains and the sea, with balconies, terraces and attractive seating areas in sun and shade. The... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We stayed recently at Elia for a walking holiday in western Crete. It could not have been better. The location, with a terrace looking down to the coast, and only the sound of crickets at night is perfect. The grounds, the rooms all looked after with great care. The staff friendly and helpful, the food great. It is also a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

This beautifully renovated historic, old farmhouse is set in a wonderful Cretan landscape of olive trees and vines overlooking mountain ranges and the sea. The nine bedrooms are individually furnished and all have outside spaces allocated for relaxation. In addition, there is a super small pool which includes sun beds alongside it. The breakfast is extensive and focuses on locally... More 

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Thank Graeme B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We have been hoping to stay here for a few years and finally we made it and it was well worth the wait! Intimate and personal without being intrusive. Jo, Gary and the Chef and Monda(?) were all naturally friendly and exceptionally helpful. Food was excellent, wholesome, good value and well worth staying for. We will be back!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 200-year farmhouse steeped in history and surrounded by tropical gardens and olive groves, now restored into a traditional 9-room hotel with Spa facilities. With room accommodating from 2-5 persons and a separate self-catering villa 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen and spacious living room with amazing sea views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elia Hotel & Spa

Address: Ano Vouves | Kolymbari, Kolymbari, Crete 730 06, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Kolymbari
Price Range: $103 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Elia Hotel & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Elia Hotel Kolymbari
Elia Hotel And Spa
Elia Hotel Chania
Elia Spa Chania
Elia Hotel & Spa Crete/Kolymbari
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kolymbari
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