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Ilaeira Mountain Resort
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Sparta
Certificate of Excellence
Edmonton, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Great Base Camp ”
Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful location with excellent hosts. Serves as a great bar camp of you want to do the day hikes up and around Taygetus.

The rooms are super cozy and my wife had one of the best sleeps of her life there. Dead quiet. Great breakfast.

Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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peggy k, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ilaeira Mountain Resort, responded to this review, July 21, 2014
We would like to thank you very much for your review and we'll be happy to see you again!
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Reviewed May 25, 2014

Having had a an excellent stay at this resort last year my wife and I felt that it was a must for our Greek holiday in 2014. Once again the accommodation and other facilities, now enhanced by a brand new swimming pool area (adult and kiddies pools), were out of the "top drawer". These together with the superb service provided by the friendly staff for whom nothing was too much trouble made it one of our best holidays in recent years. The hotel and the excellent restaurant were spotless and well run. Ilaeira is a very well placed centre for hill and mountain walking; visits to Mystras (with its unique churches and beautiful frescos and a mountain top castle built in 1272), Monemvasia, the Diros caves, Sparti with its historic past and Olive Oil Museum, and many more too numerous to list. But what really made the stay memorable was the friendly ambience imparted by the staff under the leadership of Peggy the Manager.

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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peggy k, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ilaeira Mountain Resort, responded to this review, July 21, 2014
We were very happy to see you again and we would like to thank you very much for your review!! Best regards, Peggy
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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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Reviewed May 9, 2014

I stayed here with my daughter during the summer of 2013. The cottage we got was immaculate, well stocked in terms of kitchen items, cleaned well every day. The staff let you feel like you were part of their family, from the front desk to the restaurant. The restaurant manager was fond of going from table to table, talking with guests and getting their opinions on his fare, in which he took obvious and well-founded pride. The town of Paleopanagia is small and quaint. Not much there (it had more appeal for us, because my grandparents were born there), but the mountain is amazing, and the cool air and hiking trails were a blessed escape from the summer heat down in Sparti. Also, the hotel pool and play area were perfect for families if you don't want to hike. My daughter and I already look forward to visiting again.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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peggy k, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ilaeira Mountain Resort, responded to this review, May 19, 2014
We will more than happy to see you again on your next trip to Greece! Thank you very much for nice words and for taking the time to write about your stay with us. Best regards!
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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Excellent hotel! Perfect in all aspects: cozy, clean, beautiful, very nice and friendly people/staff, relaxing, excellent food... What else can you ask for?!? A great place for children as well, with a really nice playground, and all appropriate accomodations.

Stayed May 2014
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peggy k, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ilaeira Mountain Resort, responded to this review, May 19, 2014
Thank you very very much for your review! You put everything in one sentence :) . We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Best regards!
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Glyfada, Greece
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

Excellent location, the hotel absolutely coincides with the environment, the staff and the owners are very kind, polite and helpful! It has an amazing view, all the rooms are big, warm and extremely clean having all the comforts we needed and the breakfast was lavish! My husband and I, with our 9months baby went there during Easter and the owners had everything ready for our baby's comfort and safety as well. However, the restaurant of the hotel could be better as far as its flavors is concerned since the area has much more and delicious food to offer.
Nikos-Agni Alexiou and baby Panos

Room Tip: all of them are great but don't forget to ask if your room has a double bed!!
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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peggy k, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ilaeira Mountain Resort, responded to this review, May 19, 2014
We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and of course we will be happy to welcome you again! Indeed Lakonia has great traditional recipies to offer and we try to have the most delicious ones in our menu, we hope that we will be able to prove of our best quality restaurant next time you visit us. Best regards!
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Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

We spent a lovely weekend in this agreeable resort. Before reaching the place, the hosts were more than happy to take good care of us by providing all useful info. When there, we were warmly welcomed and taken good care of. The hotel is well decorated and maintained. The rooms are very nice and warm. The food at the hotel's restaurant and cafe is super. I highly recommend this resort for a nice break. A perfect place to stay if you are visiting mystras.

Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
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peggy k, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ilaeira Mountain Resort, responded to this review, May 19, 2014
We can't thank you enough for your nice review. We will be more than happy to welcome you again at our resort. Thank you again for taking the time to write about your stay with us. Best regards, Peggy :)
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Reviewed April 26, 2014

Perfect room (keratakia appartment), wonderful place, fantastic people, excellent service ... I ve never seen such a clean hotel and room , ever and nowhere! The owners are the kindest people and all the employees are doing everything to please you! Its a perfect destination for families or couples, wheather you want to relax and never leave the hotel or if you like adventures and beautifull routes on the mountains!The food at the restaurant its perfect(we ate there all the days of our stay) and the breakfast is great!its the only hotel that i cant find anything bad about it!!!!

Room Tip: we stayed at keratakia appartment and it was lovely!but i think all of the rooms are perfect!!!!
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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peggy k, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ilaeira Mountain Resort, responded to this review, May 19, 2014
Thank you so much for your wonderful words! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is always good to know that our efforts have positive results. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards from all of us.
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Property: Ilaeira Mountain Resort
Address: Toriza Village - Sparta | Mt. Taygetos, Sparta 230 54, Greece
Location: Greece > Peloponnese > Laconia Region > Sparta
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Sparta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ilaeira Mountain Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ilaeira Mountain Resort is located in a small vintage village called Toriza at Taygetus Mountain (850m height), only 15km from the historical center of Sparta. Choose between a luxury suite, a spacious house or a dreamed villa all of them offering the most magnificent view. Each one of them is carefully designed, with spacious interior combining warmth and elegance. Wake up with the sound of the forest with a million colors in front of you just by looking through the window... ... more   less 
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