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Eleftherna. Room rentals in traditional Cretan village. The Arches, Eleftherna.

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Eletherna, Rethymnon Prefecture, Crete
Traditional village house with up market accommodation. Near to Eleftherna museum. Within a very friendly village with tavernas and a mini market. Need a car, or bike to get around as its not got a regular bus service, except in morning and early afternoon. Very hilly so unless you are a very enthusiastic cyclist we can give you car hire details. Two recently renovated rooms with showers and all amenities. Clean double bed and a fold up bed for child or teenager. Fridge/cooler in rooms. Two additional bedrooms in main house. One with shower room, double bed and fold up bed for child or teenager. Additional bedroom shared family bathroom. With private verandah and roof access.
We have a pool available in summer and lilos and beach towels are provided free. Loungers and outside eating space also available.

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Listing #FKN8830636
About the Owner
Julie G
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2017
Interaction with guests
We like guests to have their own space but we are on site to help with any problems, translations and interesting places to visit. You'll get your own key on arrival and can come and go as you please. We have a garden which you can use. There's a BBQ but expect you to clean it after use. We like meeting people but are unobtrusive and we'll be here if you need us. You'll have tea and coffee making facilities in your room and a wine cooler for anything you need to keep cool. We have most of the stuff you need if you forget chargers or beach towels. We speak English and a bit of Greek.
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

We spent a lovely and most enjoyable week at The Arches for Greek Easter. Julie and her partner Terry are really friendly and helpful--nothing was too much trouble. Our room was extremely comfortable and had everything you could possibly need. Julie got us an extra...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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Julie G, VR Owner at Eleftherna. Room rentals in traditional Cretan village. The Arches, Eleftherna., responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Was a pleasure to have you both. Also Harry was a little gem. (Harry Potter-the dog). You were fun to have here and I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. The weather has upped a gear. But glad you found the shawl useful. X

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Guests can smoke on verandas, or in garden area but not in the rooms. Clean bedding and towels are provided on request. Books, CD's, DVD's, games, Wii machine and television...
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
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About the neighborhood
Although there are no cooking facilities available there is a fridge, crockery and cutlery in the rooms with a lovely garden, or veranda to eat your own prepared food outside if you want to. But the tavernas in the village are traditional, family run and special. They are clean, good value for money, friendly and welcoming and use locally sourced products. All you need for a brilliant holiday, or a long weekend. You can stay here any day of the week and start the week anytime you wish. Everything you need in a brilliant mountain retreat.
Getting around
The new museum has recently opened in the village so there's plenty to see.
This is a traditional village where life is at a different pace to the areas of Crete near to the beach. The villagers are friendly and welcoming and if you show an interest in them they will be pleased to chat to you. Maybe not in your language, but you will manage to communicate with them. I have never found a nicer or friendlier group of people than those in the village which we are proud to be a part of. You won't want to leave.
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How to get there
Airport: Chania: 49.7 mi
Ferry: Souda: 37.3 mi
We are fairly easy to find. Get to Eleftherna and ask for Julie's house. Google maps isn't reliable on this location even though I've tried to rectify it. We've recently renamed the guest house from Julie's house to The Arches, Eleftherna so ask for me and everyone knows where we are.
On booking you'll get my phone number and if you get lost we'll come and help.
You can park in the square, or round the corner near the church. We can store bikes and motorcycles safely in the main garden.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 7.5 mi.
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