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Arosmari Village Retreat

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Wales
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Booked this holiday with Simpson Travel.A pretty,small cottage,with basic furniture,bed was comfortable.Could have done with an extra toilet and signal for the TV. I Know you don't go on holiday to watch TV,but it would have been nice to see the World News or something.Some have views,ours "Lavendar Cottage" didn't.A good size pool,ok breakfast,you can choose way of cooking eggs.There... More 

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London England
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Located in the village of Vamos this is not the place if you are looking for a bustling nightlife. If however you want a great base to explore the island and a peaceful haven to relax in the sun you couldn't ask for better. We stayed in the Oregano cottage and it was very well put together. Consisting of a... More 

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1 Thank LondonCanuck2010
Derby, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Our experience of Arosmari was outstanding in every way. The setup affords highly personal attention and tranquil privacy. Immaculate accommodation with authentic Cretan craftsmanship and open air breakfast freshly prepared. Within 30 minutes by car Chania and a huge variety of beaches, a freshwater lake and many villages is available.

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York, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016

This was our second visit to the Arosmari village retreat and yet again it delivered on every count. If you are looking for a quiet holiday with local culture and excellent amenities this could be for you! The accommodation is in restored old houses which have character but comfort. The friendly staff keep the place immaculate (welcome breakfasts, clean sheets,... More 

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed May 9, 2016

This place is heavenly, the grounds are kept beautifully, the outdoor pool is perfect, nothing is too much trouble for Sue and team. Breakfasts are varied, freshly cooked and delicious. We didn't hire a car but went for local walks and spent time round the pool and in the reading room. We thoroughly enjoyed a couple of massages from Stelios.... More 

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cambridge
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

We have just spent 2 wonderful weeks here. A lovely opportunity to stay in an authentic Greek cottage but refitted to the highest standard. We stayed in Camomile cottage a real home from home. The whole place including the gardens and grounds oozes quality and style. Such a variety of plants, flowers and birds the fabulous fragrances amongst the peace... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2015

Vamos is a lovely location, you can quickly become part of the village rhythm welcomed in all the location tavernas and bars. The cottages at Arosmari are delightful and quaint. The staff and management are all very friendly and helpful. Do attend Nicos's concert evening, the music and atmosphere are great, as is the buffet of family cooked specialties.

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2 Thank Andy B
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Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

The Arosmari is an enchanting cluster of old Cretan houses set around a central garden with extensive seating areas, reading room, honesty bar, hammam, spa, breakfast restaurant, old chapel, threshing circle, concert amphitheatre and a wonderful pool. The garden is a real oasis, peaceful, quiet, private and exclusive. We could have happily stayed by the pool for 14 days and... More 

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Kent, England
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2015

When we wanted a last minute week in the sun to relax we headed straight back here without hesitation! Beautiful place, nicely run and full of detail that makes it such a pleasure to be there. The individual cottages and own car give total independence whilst the beautiful shared areas (pool, gardens, reading room, breakfast area etc.) and services are... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed July 4, 2015

We have been two years running now something we have never done before. The whole experience at Arosmari is one of total relaxation from day one, a warm greeting with no sales talk. Vamos village is peaceful ideal for local walks and a small selection of Taverna's. Accommodation is really good in any of the 10 cottages and the descriptions... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arosmari Village Hotel is a haven; a cluster of stone and cypress wood cottages with a beautiful garden at its heart, set in the timeless village of Vamos. Here, among roses, jasmine and lavender are many secret corners to read, meditate or sleep the afternoon away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arosmari Village Retreat

Address: Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Apokoronas > Vamos
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Arosmari Village Retreat Hotel Vamos
Arosmari Village Retreat Vamos, Crete, Greece
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 of 5 bubbles Realistmjp, Jul 4, 2015 | Read review
“If you don't like chimes find a cottage further away from the church clock. All the cottages seemed to be of a high standard.”
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“All the cottages seemed to be beautifully appointed, with their own characters... we would have been happy to stay in any of them, but loved the seclusion of Rosemari.”
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