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Hotel Alianthos Garden

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Plakias, Crete GR-74060, Greece
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely, relaxing hotel, very friendly staff, great food & good location. Room had a nice seaview, though would go for one of the one bedroom apartments if want a larger space. Took advantage of the cookery lessons whilst there, great fun. Would rate more than a 3* & thanks to all the staff who made the stay extra special.

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New York City, New York
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This is a nice, large hotel right in Plakias within a stone's throw of the water and a block or two from the main strip of seaside restaurants. The staff was very warm and upgraded us from a smaller room overlooking the pool and the sea to an even larger one with the same great view. The hotel has a... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed at this hotel with friends. Excellent value for money. The hotel has a buffet style breakfast and dinner with a fantastic choice of food.its location lends itself to a very short stroll into Plakias. The staff are very friendly and knowledgable and the hotel is immaculately clean with very good facilities. If ever I return to Plakias I... More 

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AG_Hotel_Management, Διευθυντής at Hotel Alianthos Garden, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Joey English, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review and share your opinion with us. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back! Alianthos Garden Hotel, Family Vardakis and the Staff More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

This is a special little hotel in a not so touristy place. The hotel itself is renovated, the rooms are not glamorous and a little old but very comfortable. We were upgraded to a room overlooking the pool and ocean and we were not disappointed. The staff were very helpful and caring. The breakfast was just lovely and fresh. Make... More 

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AG_Hotel_Management, Διευθυντής at Hotel Alianthos Garden, responded to this review

Dear "MosWantsToTravel", The reviews and opinions of our guest are very important to us, as they help us to further improve our services and standards. It is the lives we encounter that make life worth living (Guy de Maupassant). Alianthos Garden Hotel, Family Vardakis and the Staff More 

Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

The location at the Eastern edge of town, and one block removed from the water, provided an excellent location for relaxation. The hotel has an abundance of amenities for your entire party's desires. There are games, play areas, computers, and the like for children. The staff definitely went out of their way to see that our desires were met. Constant,... More 

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Mold, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

We have stayed in Plakias 4 times, the last ocassion staying at the Alianthus Gardens and, should we return, it will definitely be to this hotel. We stayed half board in Sept 2015 and, on arrival, were delighted to be offered an apartment rather than the double we had booked. I found this the most comfortable place we've stayed at... More 

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Gavle, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

I had a trip round Crete in June 2015 with my daughter. Alianthos Garden was the best hotel we stayed. Fantastic view to the sea and to the mountains, the beach on the other side of the road. The hotel was very clean, the interior was beautiful and comfortable. The food was excellent and the staff was friendly and helpful.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We had been travelling round Crete for 3 weeks to try to visit lots of different areas. The South of Crete has lots of excellent walking so we chose Plakias as our base. We choose a garden view room and the room we were allocated was at the back of the hotel with no sun but this did not really... More 

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vardaki, Διευθυντής at Hotel Alianthos Garden, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Mrs "mercerh", We feel really satisfied that you had a most enjoyable stay here and that you highly praised our facilities, services and offerings at all these levels. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back! Alianthos Garden Hotel, Family Vardakis and the Staff More 

Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We have been staying at the Alianthos Gardens for many years and the experience improves every year. The hotel is spotlessly clean, the staff are friendly and very helpful. Lovely pools including one for small children with a small play area too. And the beach is only 2 minutes walk away. This year the food was even better with much... More 

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vardaki, Διευθυντής at Hotel Alianthos Garden, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Ian, We would want to thank you for sharing your journey with us, for your amazing and quite detailed review of our hotel and for openly recommending it! Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. Alianthos Garden Hotel, Family Vardakis and the Staff More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We had a super time. The hotel was fantastic, the staff were so friendly and the food was wonderful. A week just wasn't long enough and we can't wait to go back! The hotel was next to the beach and there was a handy local bus and boat trips every day to the wonderful Palm Beach.

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vardaki, Διευθυντής at Hotel Alianthos Garden, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Ann D, We feel really satisfied that you had a most enjoyable stay here and that you highly praised our facilities, services and offerings at all these levels. We are pleased that you have chosen our hotel. Alianthos Garden Hotel, Family Vardakis and the Staff More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The sunshine of the mind Time is still. The clouds of daily routine have faded away. The sun is shining in your mind. Holidays. It is not just a break for you; it is a reward, a generous gift to yourself and your family. You have been waiting a whole year for these days, you have worked for them, you have earned them. But when they arrive, they always seem so few. Well then, let's make them unforgettable. If you are just looking for any hotel in Crete, then you are going to have to deal with a whole lot of choices, good and bad. But if you are looking for a beautiful, quiet, authentic and hospitable family hotel in Crete, combining comfortable and quality accommodation with a fascinating journey in Cretan tradition, history and nature, then the decision becomes much easier. It is not by chance that over 90% of our guests say that they would choose Alianthos Garden Hotel for their holidays again. And it is not by chance that over 30% of them do so, for many consecutive years. This is our reward, our gift. Alianthos Garden Hotel is located in the peaceful and beautiful Plakias, in Southern Crete, in front of the immense and mystical Libyan Sea. Everything here is made for holidays, even the "architecture" of the natural scenery. It is like God has specifically designed this place for the clearing of the mind and the relaxation of the soul. But it is not just its location in the heart of Plakias that makes Alianthos Garden Hotel one of the most beautiful hotels in Crete. Above all, it is the kindness, the hospitality and the open heart of our people. After all, this is Crete: an open heart. All of us at Alianthos Garden Hotel welcome you, with the promise that we will do our best to take the past year "off your shoulders" and give you strength and beautiful memories for the next one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Alianthos Garden

Address: Plakias, Crete GR-74060, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Plakias
Price Range: $77 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alianthos Garden 3*
Number of rooms: 94
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