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#1 of 3 Hotels in Zaros
Certificate of Excellence
02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

I would literally move in here and live here if I could. Ok, I guess the best way to say it is that Eleonas is a really special place. The owner has put a tremendous amount of care and love into every aspect of this little cottage resort. It feels absolutely tucked away, up in the mountains outside Zaros, the...

Thank Suzanna F
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stayed 10 days and had half board package including car hire (so easy one stop booking). To start met at exit door of airport arrivals with a great welcome and taken to car on road immediately outside (nearer than any car hire depot). Car immaculate, new Nissan, sat nav already setup for hotel, absolutely no hassle, and off within minutes....

Thank Maurice J
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We like to visit new places, so searched the internet for a holiday that would match our experience of Eleonas back in 2014. After a lot of research we just couldn't find anywhere in the Mediterranean/Southern Europe that offered a similar kind of holiday and the same value for money. The whole package is just right for families or couples...

Thank Matt S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The villas were large and very clean. Great facilities for kids with two playgrounds and swimming pool. The restaurant was extremely accommodating with take-aways available and all the staff were friendly and entertaining. I would certainly recommend to others.

Thank rojackathome
Lyon, France
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a wonderful place, with rooms scattered out in nature. The pool is a tad small, but quite adequate. And very warm when we were there. The reception is excellent. Manolis takes great pains to help you find places to go. He even offers a map of the region with everything marked on it. And there is a lot...

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Kettering UK
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

A wonderful place made by superb staff, there is no need for me to repeat everyone has said it all and it's all true. Just book, enjoy, relax and destress. The location is great, the food is great it's just wonderful

Thank henry16
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Eleonas is in a village about 1 hour drive south of Heraklion and the road for the last 20 mins is a narrow road over the mountains. I failed to realise this because I hadn't checked the map properly before I booked! The Beach is also about 1 hour away and we rented towels (1 euro each) for the beach....

Thank wonderinggourmet
Heraklion Prefecture, Greece
Reviewed 22 September 2016

An extraordinary place in every sense, clean, beautiful, tidy, very well set and organised, yet maintaining the kind of tranditional simplicity which is needed to fit in a unique natural landscape. And for a really good price! Everything you may need is included and taken care of in the rooms, a great restaurant will fulfil your tastes to the full,...

Thank SCharova
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I'm almost reluctant to write a review of Eleonas Cottages because I'd like to keep it as my secret. We spent the most delightful mid September week being looked after by Manolis and his team. Eleonas Cottages is NOT a normal hotel. The resort is 21 beautiful little cottages on a mountainside in central Crete, with a restaurant, pool, children's...

Thank Jonathan S
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Have stayed in hundreds of hotels around the world and Eleonas is in my top ten. PROS - Communication prior to the trip was good - Excellent price - Area does not feel touristy (I liked Hania, but it feels touristy) - Very hospital owner - Cottage with a deck - Views - Flora all over the place - Complimentary...

Thank Esme_Travels

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Eleonas Restaurant
Eleonas Restaurant
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our 20 rural lodges are situated on a peaceful and refreshing mountain slope, surrounded by olive trees and sweet-scented herbs, and are facing a magnificent view. This is the perfect getaway land. The beauty of the landscape makes it ideal for nature-lovers. Be it summer or winter, wild nature and its enchanting beauty will cast a spell on you. Experience moments of relaxation and tranquility, and admire nature in all its grandeur. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Eleonas

Address: Main Street, Zaros, Crete 700 02, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Zaros
Price Range: RM459 - RM632 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Eleonas 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“All rooms/cottages are a similar style and have private terrace with different views of the gardens and mountains”
 of 5 bubbles H7151RKmatts, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Look out for rooms up high on the hillside if you do not like to climb a lot.”
 of 5 bubbles joneall, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“if you have mobility issues than ask for a room closer to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Christinedp, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The hill is steep. If you're not in good shape and don't want to get out of breath, ask for a cottage near the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles scottandlesliebatch, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you aren't able to walk up hill, ask for a cottage lower down. Manolis is very considerate to that request.”
 of 5 bubbles 16AJG16, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
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