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Vijlen, The Netherlands
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

B.E. is situated in the higher, older part of Malia ( 2 km from the beach). The surrounding is quiet. Studios are nice, beds a bit hard but well to sleep on. For airco extra payment is wanted. Breakfast and meals ( a bit standard ) are served on open terrace. Drinks and prices are okay; service is very good.... More 

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Bodmin, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

I spent a lovely week at these apartments with my daughter in mid September. We had one of the older apartments but it was fine. It was lovely sitting on the balcony in the sun in t the morning and again in the evening sipping a g&t, listening to the cicadas and the music from the bar. Breakfast around the... More 

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CheckinTravelTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Elena Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words...We are very pleased you have enjoyed your holidays with us..! We hope to see you again soon !! best regards More 

Palermo, Italy
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were here with my family (2 kids) all through July and August. Manager maria met our every request with a smile and Janet and Yiannis at the bar were beyond cool: they were generous and kind... great music, great atmosphere at the poolside!!! My kids especially enjoyed the company of the local cats Leo and Bacca, not to mention... More 

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CheckinTravelTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Elena Apartments, responded to this review

Greetings from the sunny Crete! Thank you very much for your lovely words. Thanks a lot for choosing us for your Holidays, I am so glad you have enjoyed your stay with us. BEST REGARDS More 

Newport, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Just arrived home from a relaxing 7 night stay at the Bella Elena and couldn’t wait to write a review. We arrived at around 11pm and were dropped off at the bottom of the main room – this was a bit daunting, however the locals were kind enough to help and walk with us (the hotel can be found via... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

We recently came back from a weeks stay at Bella Elena and I have to say we were pleasantly surprised with the hotel. It was booked by a family member for 15 of us and I didn't quite know what to expect after reading the reviews and seeing the promotional videos ( my wife is an extremely fussy person when... More 

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Bedford
1 review
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing 10 day stay at the Bella Elena. Upon arrival we received an exceptionally warm welcome from both Maria (Apartments Manager) and Janet (Bar Manager) who ensured that we settled in immediately. Hospitality at its very best! Manos the evening bar manager, also looked after us and introduced us to his special brandy liquor shot. Good food,... More 

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Thank you so much for your kind words...We are very pleased you have enjoyed your holidays with us. We hope to see you again soon ! BEST REGARDS More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The day we arrived we was introduced to manos #bestmanever who greeted us with open arms and a shot of brandy then to top us off we got to meet Janet and she is probably one the nicest people I have met in a long time I was taken ill with bad sunstroke and all the staff looked after me... More 

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Thank you so much for your kind words...We are very pleased you have enjoyed your holidays with us. We hope to see you again soon ! More 

Dorset, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

On arrival at Bella Ellena we were dropped off five minutes down the road with little guidance on where to go and at 3 in the morning. My room at the hotel was relatively clean and nice but friends staying in the older apartments did not have as nicer experience as their hotel rooms were dirty and bed quality was... More 

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Mainz, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We just loved it here. Rooms and Hotel in genereal were clean and with everything u expect. Location was nice, because its situated in the old town and therefore away from all the crazyness down by the beach. The best part was the staff, we really felt like we had a little greek family! they were amazing! Food is freshly... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

room was clean, fully equipped and nicely furnished. the full complex was nicely decorated and spotless. pool was nice with decent opening hours. staff were friendly and helpful. food and beer was good and reasonably priced. cant think of a single negative. highly recommended.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bella Elena is a modern hotel unit, built in the heart of the village of Malia. Only a couple of minutes on foot from the central square of the village with its traditional cafes ready to serve you Cretan food and a few steps away from the seaside road of Malia, the most famous road for the nightlife it offers. Our apartments offer 3 star accommodations and are certified by EOT (Greek Tourism Organization). They dispose comfortable and sunny common areas, a big central swimming-pool, a small one for our young friends and a pool bar which is open 24 h a day. The location of Bella Elena is ideal for you to move on foot to every place in Malia, but also to discover the well-known sandy beaches of the area. At a near distance you will find super-markets, pharmacies, banks, restaurants, cafes, pubs, clubs and all kinds of shops so as to buy from clothes and souvenirs to jewelry and traditional Cretan products. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bella Elena Apartments

Address: Malia, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Malia
Price Range: RM111 - RM253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bella Elena Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Bella Elena Apartments Hotel Malia
Bella Elena Apartments Malia, Greece - Crete
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“our studios at the first floor were quiet and easy to reach ( stairs)”
 of 5 bubbles philjac6294, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles GarryW949, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go for new apartments and stay away from Manos”
 of 5 bubbles joelholloway97, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We booked a studio with a small kitchen, that helped make our stay a low budget vacation.”
 of 5 bubbles julianawiemeyer, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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