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Agia Paraskevi, Elounda, Crete 720 53 Greece
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
Updated 07/06/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 07/06/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#12 of 35 hotels in Elounda
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Elounda Blu - adults only, the distilled version of Elounda, extracts the essentials of premium accommodation, and delivers an accessible, casual luxury vibe for down-to-earth wanderlusts, hopeless romantics and passionate foodies. Home to private luxury, surrounded by calm, crystal clear waters and quaint fishing villages, Elounda is Crete’s best kept secret, the picturesque romantic getaway of VIP jetsetters and home to the Venetian castle on the Islet of Spinalonga, setting for Victoria Hislop’s bestselling novel. Stamped with the seal of excellence of the fastest luxury brand in Greece, the Cool Living Selection experience unlocks a world of unlimited privileges and exclusive VIP benefits under one roof. Reserved for those who wish for top tier accommodation, access to all areas, superior service, premium living. Everything you and your partner or friends are looking for is here, and it is outstanding.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Water sport equipment rentals
Airport transportation
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Yoga classes
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Personal trainer
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Rooftop bar
Evening entertainment
Patio
Walking tours
Water park offsite
Car hire
Taxi service
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Light therapy
Massage
Neck massage
Adults only
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Executive lounge access
Outdoor furniture
Shops
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Doorperson
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Private beach
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Ocean view
Landmark view
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Bay View
Languages Spoken
English, French, German, Greek
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brncooke wrote a review Oct 2019
Ouainville, France3 contributions11 helpful votes
Room with private pool and superb views of sea and islands. Very professional spa. Excellent service at every level. Small private beach with all necessary amenities. One of the best buffet restaurants I have sampled. Food served in small quantities so always fresh rather than stale and dried out.Lots of choice and good mix of Greek and international dishes. 4 or 5 prepared salads plus all the ingredients to modify or make your own. 4 or 5 meat and 2 or 3 fish dishes. Good selection of desserts, ice cream and fresh fruits. The Aegeo spa gives a broad range of treatments: Pascherlis, who is a qualified physiotherapist, gave an excellent massage as well as some sound health advice.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Room Tip: Newer rooms (individual pools) are higher up and better views. Free buggy service will shuttle...
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Mimi B wrote a review Oct 2019
5 contributions7 helpful votes
It's not a big hotel which for us is a plus. It has a very relaxed vibe, friendly staff (even the chefs were happy to chat as they brought out food) - mega important as that sets the tone. We were so lucky and happy with our junior suite with pool, although the room decor is a little tired it didn't in anyway spoil our stay and the rooms were so clean. Thank you to Nikos and to everyone who looked after us.The decor in the public areas was stylish, using natural colours and materials, very up to date. The food was always very tasty, we carefully choose what we put it together on our plates and enjoyed every meal. We became a little obsessed about getting a table for dinner on the outside terrace, it felt like a classy very pretty small restaurant which is so unusual for hotels with all inc. We spent part of every day on the hotel beach, so relaxing. The view is simply stunning from everywhere. We would be so happy to go back. We had dinner out one evening in The Ferryman in Elounda, great too. And this was the third visit to Spinalonga, loved seeing this special island sitting outside our room. Read The Island by Victoria Hislop before you go, good book and you'll want to visit for sure.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Room Tip: Rooms 100 to 399 are fine to walk up to, above that I would be prepared to make use of a lift by...
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chriskenWestMidlands wrote a review Oct 2019
west midlands63 contributions65 helpful votes
This hotel had the most fantastic views. From our hotel balcony, restaurant terraces and beach. Just beautiful. The hotel itself is on a very steep hillside so don't visit if you have problems walking. Food was good local Greek produce, which I like. Beach bar is run by the friendliest girl. Very professional and generally lovely. Rooms okay size but balcony tiny. If you have the money stay at the top of complex. More modern and new. Great holiday and hope to return again
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Rose C wrote a review Oct 2019
2 contributions7 helpful votes
We stayed here in September 2019, from start to finish this hotel is amazing. We booked a twin room and when we opened the curtains to our balcony we had a small pool which was a real lovely surprise. The food you could not fault and the staff where so helpful. There is a small shop in the hotel if you need water or a snack. There was entertainment at night including a DJ night, Greek night and a quiz night. The beech is a 5 minute walk from reception and has sunbeds and a little bar for drinks and snacks. I would certainly recommend this hotel and the only down side is that it is situated on a steep hill, so if you have mobility problems it probably would not suit you. Overall AMAZING and would certainly go back again!!!!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Kim S wrote a review Oct 2019
Belgium164 contributions49 helpful votes
We booked a "normal" room but upon arrival it turned out to be a small room with a very small bed. The WIFI didn't work, the television had almost no channels. The bathroom was not clean, every night worms came out of the drain. When I first saw the room, I felt like crying. You leave on holiday to have a good time, not to be in an old, not renovated room. So I went to the reception and expressed my concerns. I asked for another room but the woman at the desk said the hotel was totally full. The next day I spoke with the manager that said that we could move to another room in a couple days, but that we had to pay 50 euro per night extra. We did not take the "offer" because I was not so keen on moving after a couple days and didn't feel like spending another 200 euros. The rooms are supposed to be correct for everybody. The manager didn't agree, he said that we really booked the worst room of the hotel and that we should have booked a suite with private swimming pool. This is not a normal reaction. They didn't do anything for us anymore. The restaurant was crowded, but the food was fair. The waiters were friendly. The swimming pool was not heated, so very cold, but that is normal. The indoor swimming pool was freezing cold what is not normal to me. Indoor means normally that it is supposed to be heated. Unfortunately. Avoid this hotel! There are lots of better hotels in Crete for this price.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$95 - US$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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elounda blue bay hotel elounda, blue bay hotel elounda
LOCATION
GreeceCreteLasithi PrefectureElounda
NUMBER OF ROOMS
148
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Frequently Asked Questions about Elounda Blu
Which popular attractions are close to Elounda Blu?
Nearby attractions include Cretan Olive Oil Farm (7.4 km), Porto (1.3 km), and Eklektos Bookshop (1.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Elounda Blu?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, a rooftop bar, and free wifi.
Which room amenities are available at Elounda Blu?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Elounda Blu?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Elounda Blu?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Elounda Blu?
Conveniently located restaurants include Taverna Akrohoria, Lotus Eaters Restaurant, and BEERaki Cretan Pub.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Elounda Blu?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does Elounda Blu have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Elounda Blu offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Elounda Blu?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Elounda Blu?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Greek.
Are there any historical sites close to Elounda Blu?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Spinalonga Fortress (2.5 km), Ottoman Residence (2.5 km), and Leper Colony Hospital (2.5 km).