Specialist in small-scale holidays for 20 years - Customer rating 9,1 - Member ABTA and SGR

Mourtzanakis Residence

Although I had some trouble finding the place at first, I was now as comfortable as could be. Mourtzanakis Residence is located just outside the tiny and authentic mountain town of Achlada. The sweet owners Marcos and his wife Smaro landed there with their son Valerianos and built four luxurious guest accommodations with their own bare hands. The kindness of my host left a deep impression on me. Always a good start of a holiday on Crete!

Marcos and Smaro go the extra mile to please their guests every time. Their location was designed to offer plenty of space for guests from all over the world. The door of the guesthouse is almost always open and you will hear talking and laughter inside more often than not. I was definitely going to miss this unique, secluded meeting spot! ‘You arrive as a guest and leave as a friend’, Marcos told me on my last night there. There was no doubt in my mind that I would be returning soon!

What can you expect from this address?
  • Authentic holiday location
  • With a refreshing swimming pool
  • Cheerful owners
  • In a wooded area

Room type

2-room apartment (1 bedroom) type B maisonette
for 2 to 6 persons
  • surface circa 70m²
  • number of beds: 6
  • non-smoking rooms
  • balcony or terrace with outdoor furniture
  • kettle
  • (mini) fridge
  • television (flat screen)
  • air conditioning (can be arranged individually: full day)
  • heating (can be arranged individually: full day)
  • open fire place
  • (living) room(s): sleeps 4 (2 x single bed; 2 x one person folding bed), dining corner, sitting corner, couch
  • bedroom(s): 1 bedroom
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • bathroom(s): 1 bathroom
  • bathroom 1: bath or shower, sink, toilet
  • tourist tax: circa 0,50 € per unit per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)
studio general general
for 2 to 4 persons
  • surface circa 50m²
  • number of beds: 2
  • non-smoking rooms
  • balcony or terrace with outdoor furniture
  • kettle
  • (mini) fridge
  • television (number: 1) (flat screen)
  • air conditioning (can be arranged individually: full day)
  • heating (can be arranged individually: full day)
  • open fire place
  • (living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x single bed; 1 x one person sleeping couch; 1 x double bed), dining corner, sitting corner, couch
  • bathroom with: bath or shower, sink, toilet
  • tourist tax: circa 0,50 € per unit per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)
studio standard type type A
for 2 to 4 persons
  • surface circa 70m²
  • number of beds: 3
  • non-smoking rooms
  • balcony or terrace with outdoor furniture
  • kettle
  • (mini) fridge
  • television (flat screen)
  • air conditioning (can be arranged individually: full day)
  • heating (can be arranged individually: full day)
  • open fire place
  • (living) room(s): sleeps 3 (1 x one person sleeping couch; 1 x double bed), dining corner, sitting corner, couch
  • bedroom(s)
  • bathroom(s): 1 bathroom
  • bathroom 1: bath or shower, sink, toilet
  • tourist tax: circa 0,50 € per unit per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)

Mealplan

Self catering
Breakfast

Facilities

General
  • total number of rooms: 7
  • total number of floors: 2
  • total number of buildings: 5
  • authentic accommodation
  • reception (open from 08:00 till 12:30 hours and from 18:30 till 22:00 hours)
  • no elevator
  • lounge
  • library
  • parking
  • accommodation not suitable for disabled persons
  • wireless internet internet in public area (free of charge), in the room (free of charge), at the reception (free of charge)
  • bed linen included change 2 times per week
  • bath towels included change 2 time(s) per week
  • luggage room
  • garden
  • cleaning room 1 time per day: extra cleaning on request
  • pets not allowed
Mandatory additional costs
  • tourist tax: circa 0,50 € per unit per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Restaurant
  • food establishment: restaurant
  • drinking establishment: lobby bar
Pools
  • children's swimming pool (number: 1)(completely separate, fresh water)
  • outdoor swimming pool (number: 1)(fresh water, sunbeds (free of charge) , sun umbrella (free of charge) )
Wellness
  • massage
Children
  • cot

It's possible at the time of booking due to Covid-19, services and facilities are different than when your holiday begins. As the services and facilities mentioned are subject to change, no rights can be derived from this.

In the area

distance to beach distance: approx. 5,3 kilometres
distance to centre: distance: approx. 6,5 kilometres
distance to airport approx. 23 kilometres
nearest shops distance: approx. 6,5 kilometres
nearest (mini) supermarket distance: approx. 6,5 kilometres
nearest restaurant distance: approx. 6,5 kilometres
nearest doctor distance: approx. 6,5 kilometres
nearest hospital approx. 19 kilometres
located quietly
on a slightly sloped road

Crete is known for

  • Hospitable locals
  • Hiking trails through spectacular gorges and ancient mountain villages
  • Numerous local markets

Climate

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18ºC
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12ºC
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