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Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village

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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Poolside Bar
Pets Allowed
Conference Facilities
Room Service
Fitness center
4 Star Hotel
Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village is really a very special case. It is a hotel at the form of an old village of Crete. Constructed at the form of an old village it travels us back to the past times. The rooms are very standard but with the necessary services. There is a magnificent...
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11th km Palaia Ethniki Odos Irakleiou Rethymnou, Heraklion, Crete 71500, Greece
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8.5 miles to N. Kazantzakis Airport
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Me and a friend visited Arolithos for a short break with the aim to experience new things and go somewhere we'd never been before. The location is beautiful, partway up a mountain with absolutely stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The poolside is...More

Thank Dionn H
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice quiet location, handy to hire a car, just be wary of the chance of a wedding taking place Fri, sat & sun, they can go on late, other than that, the staff are very helpful and the evening food is good,...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed June 8, 2018

This evening was spent in the hills at the ArolithosVillage. The tables were set up in the village square. The atmosphere was fantastic. There were about 200-250 peope at the event and supper was adequate and plentiful. Traditional dancers were brilliant, giving us all a...More

Thank SueandFran
Response from MichailS, Guest Relations Manager at Arolithos Traditional Cretan VillageResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest Many thanks for your feedback. We are really happy that you enjoyed your visit in our village and we hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards

Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Nature, food, relaxing! Three words that come to my mind when I think about my visits to Arolithos! Amazing place in cretan mountain nature, and at the same time close to the beach and city center! We enjoy the food a lot! It was delicious!!...More

Thank Ifigeneia A
Response from MichailS, Guest Relations Manager at Arolithos Traditional Cretan VillageResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest Many thanks for your feedback. We are really happy that you enjoyed your visit in our village and we hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards

Reviewed June 1, 2018

I went to Arolithos as a solo traveller due to it's proximity to Knossos palace. I wrote my dissertation for my degree on Minoan art and wanted to see it in the real life. I'm normally a city break holiday maker and quiet isn't really...More

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Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village is really a very special case. It is a hotel at the form of an old village of Crete. Constructed at the form of an old village it travels us back to the past times. The ...More rooms are very standard but with the necessary services. There is a magnificent swimming pool with a breathtaking view over the city of Heraklion and the valley. Less
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Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Hot Tub
Meeting Rooms
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
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ChillyDani
October 10, 2016|
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Response from Florentinerli | Reviewed this property |
I don't know whether there is a bus. I had rented a car anyway. Ask the hotel manager whether they pick you up at the airport. The ride took about 15 minutes. The taxi can't be too expensive, then.
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Craig M
September 30, 2016|
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When I took a cab from this hotel to the airport in June 2016, it cost me 30 euros.
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"Room with a sea view from high above!"
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"Quieter rooms are at the lower end of the village. Rooms nearer to reception are better for people with..."
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"Rooms off the "village square" are quieter"
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"Don't count on the local bus service located across the street from the hotel."
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