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

Hotel Elia

Full of expectations, I drove my rental car up the mountain. I was headed for a 200-year-old hotel called Hotel Elia, a historic building on beautiful Crete. When I got out of the car, Jo was already walking my way. She works at the hotel and told me right off the bat that stress is a taboo here.

We passed through the garden on the way to my room. The interior reflects that authentic Greek style, a perfect match with the old building. A canopy bed in the centre of the room caught my eye immediately. I quickly dropped my things and set out to explore the estate. A narrow path led me to a remarkable tree: the world’s oldest olive tree. It had been there for 200 years and creates a very special atmosphere. Not far ahead, I noticed the swimming pool. How enticing!

The next couple of day would be all about swimming and enjoying the sun. They also have a spa with a comfy sauna, jacuzzi and Turkish bath for some ultimate relaxation. And when you’re in for a more active day, there is plenty of hiking to be done in the area. For now, I decided to stay in my hammock with a good book. Stress? What's that?

What can you expect from this address?
  • Stylish holiday location
  • With a refreshing swimming pool
  • Surrounded by olive trees
  • A garden full of flowers

Room type

double room general
for 2 persons
  • double bed or single beds
  • partly with terrace
  • mini bar (content against payment)
  • television (satellite television)
  • air conditioning (can be arranged individually)
  • heating
  • bathroom with: shower, sink, toilet, hair dryer
  • pets, excl. food: on request
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • tourist tax: circa 3,00 € per unit per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • extra bath towel package: on request (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: on request (to be paid at resort)
double room maisonette
for 2 to 4 persons
  • various bed types
  • partly with balcony
  • partly with terrace
  • mini bar (content against payment)
  • television (satellite television)
  • air conditioning (can be arranged individually)
  • heating
  • bathroom with: shower, sink, toilet, hair dryer
  • pets, excl. food: on request
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • tourist tax: circa 3,00 € per unit per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • extra bath towel package: on request (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: on request (to be paid at resort)
double room superior type
for 2 to 3 persons
  • various bed types
  • balcony or terrace
  • mini bar (content against payment)
  • television (satellite television)
  • air conditioning (can be arranged individually)
  • heating
  • bathroom with: bath and shower, sink, toilet, hair dryer
  • pets, excl. food: on request
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • tourist tax: circa 3,00 € per unit per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • extra bath towel package: on request (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: on request (to be paid at resort)

Mealplan

Breakfast

Facilities

General
  • reception
  • elevator
  • parking
  • wireless internet internet in public area (free of charge)
  • bed linen included change 2 times per week
  • bath towels included change 2 time(s) per week: extra change on request
  • cleaning room 6 times a week
  • pets, excl. food: on request
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
Mandatory additional costs
  • tourist tax: circa 3,00 € per unit per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Restaurant
  • drinking establishment: bar
Pools
  • children's swimming pool
  • outdoor swimming pool (length: 12 meter, width: 7 meter, depth between 1,0and 2,0 meter, surface: 84 square metre)(fresh water)
Wellness
  • sauna (added costs, costs: about 7,00 € per time)
  • yoga
  • massage
Children
  • cot
  • children's chair
Optional facilities with additional costs
  • extra bath towel package: on request (to be paid at resort)
  • extra linen package: on request (to be paid at resort)

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 approx. 6 kilometres (pebble beach)
distance to centre: approx. 3 kilometres
distance to airport chania approx. 45 kilometres: heraklion approx. 164 kilometres
nearest (mini) supermarket approx. 3 kilometres
nearest restaurant approx. 1000 metres

Crete is known for

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

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