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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We have used this hotel three times, and have visited Plakias 5 times since 1995. We now book direct as we find we can have a better choice of room and the rates can't be beaten. This only applies if you can book easy jet flights early enough, to offset the package prices. The breakfast is also a massive plus...

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AG_Hotel_Management, Διευθυντής at Hotel Alianthos Garden, responded to this review

Dear roytwine Thank you very much for taking the time to evaluate our hotel. We are very glad that you have enjoyed your time with us and we would be pleased to welcome you back soon in the Alianthos Garden Hotel. Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. Alianthos Garden Hotel, Family Vardakis and the Staff

Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Alianthos Garden is a family run hotel and the family take great pride in offering their guests a relaxing, restful and enjoyable holiday. All of the staff work extremely hard and are very friendly. The bedrooms are comfortable, well equipped with wardrobes, drawers & storage space. All rooms have a fridge so that you can stock up with water, soft...

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Dear Mrs. Claire G. We are very glad that you put your trust in us this year again. We are deeply satisfied that you highly appreciated the warm-hearted services of our friendly and hospitable staff, and we want to assure you that they enjoyed serving you for your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay.

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Just returned from a week B&B in Alianthos Garden Hotel with Olympic Holidays from Gatwick . Booked a single room for myself and a double for my brother and his wife. We are all in our 50s-60s. Best hotel in Plakias centre. Was lucky to get a double room for myself for the 7 nights - Room 105 - with...

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AG_Hotel_Management, Διευθυντής at Hotel Alianthos Garden, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. DublinEvelyn Thank you very much for taking the time to evaluate our hotel. We are very glad that you have enjoyed your time with us and we would be pleased to welcome you back soon in the Alianthos Garden Hotel.

Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 10 nights on our honeymoon. Plakias is a calm place but there is plenty to do here anyway. The hotel met all of our expectations. The staff was very friendly, professional and spoke enough English for us to be able to communicate. The hotel is well maintained and was always clean and fresh during our stay,...

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Dear Mr. Jakob W. We feel really satisfied that you had a most enjoyable stay here and that you highly praised our facilities, services and offerings at all these levels.

Reviewed 8 September 2016

Overall quality of hotel, location and staff is excellent. The buttet / bbq was very high quality and for bargain price;-) Also there was life music and even Greek Dancing for all to join.. Hotel breakfast is very good and lots of choice and freshly made things.

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Dear Mr. Harm Jan A. Thank you for having chosen our hotel for your holidays. Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We always book independently and our request for certain rooms is usually met. However this can be an expensive way of doing it. We have never booked through an agency. It's a lot cheaper but you seldom get one of the best rooms I would imagine. Warm welcome as always

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AG_Hotel_Management, Διευθυντής at Hotel Alianthos Garden, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Janet MacDonald We are very glad that you put your trust in us this year again. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back!

Malton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016

If you look at my other reviews, you will see that I am a fair and reasonable reviewer that is happy to praise where due and even-handed with my criticisms of places. Please bear this in mind when reading this particular review. I will begin with the good. The staff in the restaurant are unfailingly brilliant. Theo, the Maitre D’,...

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Dear "toweliechaos" We deeply regret to hear that your stay in our hotel did not meet your expectations. It is in our hotel’s philosophy to accept criticism since it helps us to improve our services and standards. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back!

italy
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Our room was on the kitchen and every night unti 23 we heard the noioses from the kitchen machines. In the hotel property near the pool, 1 or 2 times a day a big bus waits tourist with motors on, so while you are in the pool area you can feel all the gas and polluction from the bus. Finally...

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Dear l0veandpeace We are sorry that you do not seem to have enjoyed your stay at Alianthos Garden Hotel and we regret that the small disappointments that resulted in this may have been a result of misinformation and lack of communication. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back!

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We visited Alianthos Garden during last August and we stayed there for about 1 week. We received a very warm welcome from the staff which actually did many things in order to make our stay there more comfortable. The breakfast quality is pretty decent - they also have the GREEK BREAKFAST sign - and the hotel has many spots where...

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Dear touristas97 We feel really satisfied that you had a most enjoyable stay here and that you highly praised our facilities, services and offerings at all these levels.

Satu Mare, Romania
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Reception: - Very kind, helpful, smiling staff. Maria checked us in and the first impression was pleasant. - Nicely furnitured, modern couches, tables in the lobby. Food, restaurant: - Excellent! Huge variety every morning and in the evening (booked with half board). - Friendly, communicative and direct waiters and waitress. - Separated cousine with specialities from Crete. - If something...

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Dear Glasstree We are really glad that you also appreciated the standards and quality of our design concept and that the feel-good vibes of the ambient atmosphere of Alianthos Garden Hotel as a whole has had such a positive impact on your travel experience.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The sunshine of the mind Time is still. The clouds of daily routine have faded away. The sun is shining in your mind. Holidays. It is not just a break for you; it is a reward, a generous gift to yourself and your family. You have been waiting a whole year for these days, you have worked for them, you have earned them. But when they arrive, they always seem so few. Well then, let's make them unforgettable. If you are just looking for any hotel in Crete, then you are going to have to deal with a whole lot of choices, good and bad. But if you are looking for a beautiful, quiet, authentic and hospitable family hotel in Crete, combining comfortable and quality accommodation with a fascinating journey in Cretan tradition, history and nature, then the decision becomes much easier. It is not by chance that over 90% of our guests say that they would choose Alianthos Garden Hotel for their holidays again. And it is not by chance that over 30% of them do so, for many consecutive years. This is our reward, our gift. Alianthos Garden Hotel is located in the peaceful and beautiful Plakias, in Southern Crete, in front of the immense and mystical Libyan Sea. Everything here is made for holidays, even the "architecture" of the natural scenery. It is like God has specifically designed this place for the clearing of the mind and the relaxation of the soul. But it is not just its location in the heart of Plakias that makes Alianthos Garden Hotel one of the most beautiful hotels in Crete. Above all, it is the kindness, the hospitality and the open heart of our people. After all, this is Crete: an open heart. All of us at Alianthos Garden Hotel welcome you, with the promise that we will do our best to take the past year "off your shoulders" and give you strength and beautiful memories for the next one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Alianthos Garden

Address: Plakias, Crete GR-74060, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Plakias
Price Range: RM337 - RM665 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alianthos Garden 3*
Number of rooms: 94
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“All rooms we have had are of good quality, but the front sea view rooms get a nice amount of sun all day + early evening as well”
 of 5 bubbles roytwine, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at front overlook pool & bay, mountain views at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles clairegL117CN, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are ok”
 of 5 bubbles harmjana2016, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room over the bar. 1st floor”
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  • Ooh, a junction view!
  • Two single beds pushed together but made as single beds
  • Cracked plaster on arch (left)
 of 5 bubbles toweliechaos, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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