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“A Superb Summer”
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

We are reflecting on another lovely holiday in Agios Nikolaos this summer and realised that we hadn't posted our latest review.

My wife and I had a really relaxing holiday this summer. We stayed more at Golden and in the town, instead of dashing around Crete. This meant we felt rested by the end, and frankly very sad to leave.

We are now planning our next trip over. Yiannis & Eleni & the local people were so welcoming again that words fail me when I read unkind reviews.

Thank you again for a truly lovely stay, via Olympic hols.

Room Tip: All rooms are very good and meet a range of requirements.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

We stayed at Golden Apartments in August this year. Yiannis and Eleni were marvellous hosts and made our stay wonderful. The town and tavernas are delightful. We would recommend the restaurants of La Casa by the lake and Avli which up a side street about two minutes walk from the lake. With regard to the toilet roll issue. The apartments are self catering so ALL toiletries should the guests responsibility. If you stay in self catering in the UK you have to supply your own. Why should Crete be any different?
We will be returning in October to enjoy the wonderful apartments and Greek hospitality.

Room Tip: All the rooms are well equipped but if you suffer from mobility problems the ground floor is the bet...
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

We stayed at Golden again in early August and as usual had a wonderful time. I have given a complete review before so there is no need to do it again. The one problem with this forum is that there is no facility to reply to a posting so I hope this will be published.
I am sorry that a recent reviewer did not find the apartments to their liking. The vast majority of reviewers find Yiannis and Eleni very helpful and generous. I see the one toilet roll comment has reappeared. The apartments are self catering for heavens sake, not a five star hotel. A quick scan of the reviews here gives a clear idea of the location of the apartments in relation to the town so what was expected? I am sorry that the reviewer was not able to enjoy the barbeque but at the time Yiannis was unwell and unable to provide one.
For us Golden Apartments represent everything that is good about Crete and its people.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

I stayed at these apartments in August on a working holiday and had a very enjoyable and productive time. One of the reasons I booked was the free wifi so I could work and the other was the location which is very handy for trips into town and driving to other parts of the island. We have been to Crete several times so we know what to expect but our hosts Yiannis and Eleni were the best yet. The apartments are comfortable and cleaned every two or three days. Much better than some. Pool and surroundings including bar were much appreciated. The area of Lassithi has a lot to offer - great beaches, Spinolonga island, the plateau, small villages and of course the main town of Aghios Nikolaos which we found just right with plenty of tavernas to suit all tastes and pockets. We will definitely be back.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

After reading nothing but fabulous reviews for these apartments, my partner and I were looking forward to our stay there. We heard so much about these bbq,s and how much yiannis does for you but there was no bbq, no reason for it or apology. He basically had a "can,t be bothered" attitude the whole stay. As paying guests you should expect to receive something if its advertised. Its also in the middle of nowhere but there is absolutely nothing to do .There is a T.V in the small bar area which was hardly ever on. The air conditioning was 8 euros a night which everyone staying there thought was a bit steep you also get one free toilet roll the rest you have to provide yourselves unbelievable!!! We were lucky enough to have fellow guests that were great fun so we still had a nice time regardless, but would not come back to golden apartments.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 2, 2013

Another great holiday in my favorite apartments. Yiannis and Eleni perfect as usual, could not ask for better hosts. The distance to town is about a 15 minute walk, perfect distance, not too far but not right in the center of the town. The accommodation itself was perfect as usual, we didnt want for anything. The pool was great and we had a great week. Back again soon.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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4  Thank Dan H
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Reviewed August 19, 2013

This summer we had a trip with a difference. I needed space to work as well as take R&R. golden was the perfect spot for this. The location, away from the town, yet with WiFi on site meant that I could keep in touch whilst we relaxed.

Golden is a lovely spot and the Leventis family and their team looked after us so well.

We will be visiting again in the near future. Thank you Golden Apartments!

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled on business
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4  Thank Sharp E
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Address: Ammouda, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 721 00, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Agios Nikolaos
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 49 Specialty Lodging in Agios Nikolaos
Price Range: $42 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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