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Stella's Traditional Apartments

Kato Zakros, Crete 72 300, Greece
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Came back after discovering this place a year ago. It is still just as amazing. Location, views, facilities, service, rooms... All you need to do is look at the images I have submitted - they say it all.

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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We stayed in Zakros apartment and it was perfect. Fresh bread provided daily and the most beautiful original apartments. Beds are firm but they seem to be like that everywhere in Greece. (Not necessarily a bad thing either.) Cell service comes and goes but the wifi is good. For a remote, completely relaxing, undeveloped holiday this is the place. The... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We knew what we were letting ourselves in for , as we had visited Kato Zakros many years ago - yes, it is a winding, steep drive, but then that's what makes Crete's scenery so dramatic! Come here to unwind - don't expect a shop or any bustling gift shops etc there really is nothing here but a pebbly beach... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

This was our first trip to Crete and we are so happy to have chosen Stella's traditional apartments. After reading such great reviews on Tripadvisor I didn't expect her to have any availability for us, but she wrote back very quickly and communication with her was a breeze. Stella is a wonderful host, who really goes above and beyond for... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great,tidy little apartments,so close to the beach with a taverna below serving breakfast and good food. Made to feel very welcome. Found these buy using the rough guide and they were well chosen and just as described

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Oberursel, Hessen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Stella offers five studio apartments, located in a large, beautiful garden close to the entrance to a dramatic, deep canyon which is perfect for walkers and nature lovers. Stella collects Cretan antiques, and the rooms' decorations provide a kind of instant history lesson. There are so many wonderful nooks and corners in Stella's green, shady setting! We loved the hammocks... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Stella's apartments get rave reviews everywhere, especially in Lonely Planet, and they are all well justified. This really is the perfect place to go if you want a break from the crowds, and you want a touch of luxury. The apartments are extremely well kitted out, and the grounds are perfect for relaxing, with hammocks, gardens, loungers, etc. Her self-help... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We usually stay at the Terra Minoika Villas, also owned by Stella and Ilias. However, we stayed in a studio for one night before transferring to the villa. It was a lovely surprise to find such a beautiful and tranquil garden, with plenty of seating and hammocks. There is also a roof garden which allows some view of the sea.... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is difficult, neither my wife nor I could work out exactly why we had slight reservations. The people who run it are fine and the garden is superb. The rooms are maybe overthemed and very dark, one does seem to be very close to neighbours and the communal kitchen feel does not work for us. It is further than... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed in an apartment I think (the ones with view of the sea). Fabulous. Great location, with a 15 min walk to the sea and the tavernas (which serve excellent food), and you have Minoan Palace ruins to yourself. Beautifully kept gardens and really nice touches such as hammocks and loungers in the shade. Home made jam, fresh bread... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Stella's Traditional Apartments

Address: Kato Zakros, Crete 72 300, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Kato Zakros
Price Range: $72 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Stella's Traditional Apartments 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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