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Ampthill, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I have visited the Elpida on two previous occasions. The last time was in 2004 and we were delighted to find this charming, beautiful hotel little changed from all those years ago. We arrived as many travellers from the UK, late at night and were met by our host, Nikos who greeted us personally and made us... More 

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North Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is situated above a lovely bay in the undeveloped eastern part of the island. The small town it looks over is not a hive of activity, there are very few tourists in this area and so it is not an area for people looking for action and nightlife. The hotel is made up of a series of buildings... More 

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london
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

When we turned up at the hotel, they said they had over-booked the hotel and did not have a room for us. They recommended another hotel that we could stay in but we declined this offer and left. When we returned home, we saw that we were billed for the room, despite not being able to stay there. I contacted... More 

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Manos R, Ιδιοκτήτης at Elpida Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

This never happened. Simple as that. Anyone interested can contact Expedia to verify it. More 

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England
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

We came here for 2 weeks in August with our 2 children (4 & 6). What a lovely place! We arrived at about 4.30am in the morning, and although they hadn't realised we were due at that time, the owner raced out to help us with our bags. (I must add, it is a very steep and cobbled climb to... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We took 3 grandchildren 14,12 & 9 in Aug. Food was good and so was the 2 bedroom apartment. Its out of the way with beautiful views. The kids really enjoyed it and to our surprise so did we. The only criticism is that there needs to be more brolly s for shade at poolside.

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Crete, Greece
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We recently stayed at this hotel for one night. Although it is well-situated, close to a popular beach and has a lovely view, our stay was very disappointing. The grounds are neglected and in bad need of pruning and cleaning. The rooms have not been maintained and as a result door handles were falling off, paint was peeling and all... More 

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United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

I came home from a two week stay in Elpida a couple of days ago, it was by far one of my favourite family holidays. I went with my parents and younger sister and they agreed that it was one of the best holidays they'd been on. The hotel itself wasn't situated in a very busy area, there weren't many... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Budget hotel for European families. Terrible food. They offer an all inclusive option for $15 per person. Wine, beer, coffee, juice, and well drinks are included, (the soda tasted weird and the wine is from a soda dispenser, alcohol is watered down), but the food is so horrible it's not worth it. It is worse than cafeteria food, they served... More 

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Manos R, Owner at Elpida Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Lara, yes we are a budget hotel, and mostly for European families. And yes families often include kids. I don't know how to reply to someone who has a problem with that and considers a Con the fact that there are kids. Having experience of food in NY (including "cafeteria food") all I can say it that I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

After reading some of the other reviews on here I was concerned we had made a mistake. The hill is steep and the family rooms are at the bottom so hard walk up and down for anything, at the hotels main complex. Although aware of the hill before booking anymore than ten days would have been a grind. Now the... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We are a family of five just returned from a week at the Elpida and like some other reviewers feel it has got a bad press. We arrived late at night to be met at the bottom of the hill and escorted to the bar for a much needed soft drink. The hotel has a very pretty entrance with many... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elpida Hotel and Apartments is situated at Istron Village of Kalo Chorio only 10 Km from the picturesque Town of Agios Nicolaos. Elpida Hotel is open from May to October.This low rise village style resort is placed on the slopes of a wonderful hill only 800 meters from the sandy beaches of Istron Village. Surrounded by extravagant gardens, this colorful complex offers a wide variety of accommodation and services that can suit any type of clientele. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elpida Hotel & Apartments

Address: PO Box 26, Kalo Chorio, Crete 721 00, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Kalo Chorio
Price Range: $45 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Elpida Hotel & Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 98
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Elpida Hotel And Apartments
Elpida Hotel Kalo Chorio
Elpida Hotel & Apartments Kalo Chorio, Crete, Greece
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