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Hotel Emerald

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06/27/2017 06/28/2017
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

By Greek standards very good,spotlessly clean Great views. Good location,only criticism, restaurant over priced and pretentious, much better to be had locally, Would definitely recommend and return to this hotel ,great views, friendly staff, nice clientele, only downside, restaurant a bit pretentious and ove

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed September 17, 2015

We stayed here for two nights in early September - entirely by accident. We were looking for a place with a similar name in Malia and were misdirected to this hotel, two and a half hours away - at 4.30am in the morning, after having landed in Crete at 2.30am! We drove all the way across to Plaka in the...

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3Thank RamyaaV
Reviewed September 17, 2015

We had a family meal with 6 of us and decided on the restaurant at the Emerald Hotel on a Tripadvised whim. The waiter, Christos (probably spelled with an X!) went the extra mile for us in every way. We asked to move to a different table (with the amazing view) and he obliged. He talked us through the food...

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2Thank Moustakiman
Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Hotel Emerald for 16 nights. One of the nights we celebrated our wedding at the hotel. We had both family and friends staying with us at the hotel. We planned a long time in advance so that we had more or less the whole hotel with guests for the wedding. Hotel Emerald is unique in a way...

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1Thank Fredrik R
Hertfordshire
Reviewed August 23, 2015

This was our second year to visit Emerald and I'm hoping it won't be our last! If you are looking for a relaxing holiday with superb views, good accommodation, lovely pool, welcoming hosts and a wonderful restaurant you will not be disappointed.

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2Thank Karen19Hertfordshire
Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a villa over the road from the Hotel Emerald and so decided to go for dinner on our second night, we loved it so much we returned again for our last evening. The food is absolutely stunning, a modern take on Cretan cuisine with some Asian twists, the waiter was exceptional, some of the best service we...

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1Thank Geraldine C
Findhorn, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 21, 2015

We arrived late at 1230am as our flight was delayed but Esmeralda had kindly waited up for us and took us to our room where the towels had been beautifully arranged on our beds and the windows were opened to show us the stunning view. Our room was ideal for our family of four and the views from both windows...

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1Thank Attie2
Reviewed July 31, 2015

We really love this little hotel and have visited it several times. With a fantastic wiew over the Souda bay, an amazing sun set, a lovely pool and very beautiful garden, this is a perfect place for a pleasant relaxing stay in Crete. Emerald is a family run hotel and the place also has an high quality restaurant in its...

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3Thank Svein G
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 10, 2015

I love this little place. It's set on the clifftops overlooking Almerida and is perfect for an evening meal to watch the sun set over the bay, or to grab a refreshing glass of white wine over lunch. There's always a nice breeze. The service is amazing and the food is stunning. Can't wait to go back!

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3Thank MillyKatyLou
Moreton-in-Marsh
Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful 5 nights at the Emerald Hotel Appartments. The creeper-covered Appartments are simple but comfortable, the swimming pool and surrounding terrace is well maintained, and the outdoor restaurant is excellent with fabulous views. Simple breakfasts are served in the morning, but in the evenings the restaurant serves superb Graeco-Japanese fusion dishes - we ate there 3 out...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Emerald Hotel is set high up on the cliffside of Plaka village of Apokoronas in Chania – just a 25 minute drive from Chania centre and its must see old Venetian harbor. With 11 spacious apartments (each with a separate bedroom), a snack / cafe-bar-restaurant open terrace area with cretan creative cuisine and a large swimming pool (80sqm), Emerald Hotel is just the place to relax and unwind; open each year from 1 April to 31 October. The views from Emerald Hotel are both to the sea (to the village of Almyrida and beyond) and to the White Mountains – simply breathtaking. These same views can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own self-catering apartment. Equipped with a kitchen, the apartments are spacious, practical and perfectly functional. The large swimming pool also has a shallow section for children (0.80cm -2.4m depth). Trees, plants and flowers surround the hotel and give it a home-like feel to it. Focusing on families with children, Emerald Hotel has also a children’s playground. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Emerald

Address: Plaka Apokoronou, Plaka, Crete 730 08, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Plaka
Price Range: $60 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Emerald 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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“ask for an apartment overlooking the bay”
johnanddinah, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“If you can cope with stairs go for a top floor room”
glamb01, Jun 29, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a lower floor room which was lovely with amazing views from both balconies. All rooms looked similar.”
sunshinekeighley, Jun 25, 2016 | Read review
“Best views from the top floor, although all of the views are good.”
Attie2, Aug 21, 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are good rooms! If you want nightlife, you'll find it down at the nearby beach in Almyrida.”
HPar2013, Jan 19, 2015 | Read review
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