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Hotel Erato

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Vantaa, Finland
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Rooms are simple, but all necessary can be found. Staff very very kind and polite and helpful, all questions were answered and all problems solved. There is a restaurant by the pool, a great place to enjoy breakfast gazing over the blue sea... Great location in the middle of the sea and busy street. There were plenty of restaurants in...

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Western Finland, Finland
Reviewed 21 September 2014

I have been to crete many times and stayed in some very good places but this Erato so called hotel was a joke.First the electric failed when I enquired why they informed me that we had to many appliances on Coffee machine and a toaster if you could call a brevill a toaster.The only saving grace were the 2 restaurants...

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Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 17 July 2014

the Hotel was very nice and accomidating, we first were in a room at the front of the hotel, I asked if it was possible to move closer to the pool/beach and wow, I got front and center! could not figure out how to work the air conditioning machines, so we left all windows open, we were lucky first week...

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Skien, Norway
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Hotel Erato is a cozy family hotel apartments close to the beach and all amenities in Platanias. We arrived late on a Friday / early Saturday (night) where we were shown our apartment in a quick and efficient manner. The hotel consists of small glimpses into 2 floors with views of both the beach / baseng and back gardens. The...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We checked trip advisor reviews on the hotel only after having booked and paid our holiday package. I was quite scared due to the negative reviews and made sure I kept my expectations and my husband's to their lowest... We got to Chania Airport, took a taxi (recommended) and got to Hotel Erato before midday. The entrance of the hotel...

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Stavanger
Reviewed 20 August 2012

An old hotel, but premises are recently renovated and are keeps a good standard with nice and mordern furniture and even a good bed. The kitchenette is well equipped with toaster, juicemaker , coffe-machine and micro - but a cuttingboard is missing. Missing is also a drying-rack on the balcony for drying towels. Their front garden is well maintained, this...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 26 June 2012

I didn't have many expectations after the bad reviews here at Tripadvisor. The hotel was booked by a family member and I had to say in this, but must say it turned out to be a very good choice indeed. The rooms were very spacious with a great kichenette that had everything you need for light cooking. I have never...

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8Thank Maikench
Bergen
Reviewed 19 September 2009

Our first impression of the hotel was not good at all. The room we got was not properly cleaned , there were personal belonings from earlier guests in the bathroom and the fridge and the room was full of mosquitos. The childrens' extra beds had blood stains, as did the double bed. The walls had stains on them, and one...

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4Thank Eirstrid
Finland
Reviewed 12 July 2009

We booked an apt with a bedroom with two bed and paid a supplement for two beds for older teenagers in living area. The beds provided for our children were unusable. they were sofas and were as hard as rock proving impossible to sleep on. We complained to the hotel who said they would provide two more matress``. They only...

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Bryne
Reviewed 3 July 2009

A very nice and clean hotel with good rooms. The cleaning of the room is very good, and the workers there are really nice and helpful. The Pool Restaurant is also fantastic! The manager and his wife run the restaurant in a professional way. They are seviceminded, polite, friendly and nice. From the menu we can choose all kind of...

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Additional Information about Hotel Erato

Address: Platanias, Crete 730 14, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Platanias
Price Range: RM146 - RM935 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Erato 3*
Number of rooms: 92
Also Known As:
Hotel Erato Platanias, Crete
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“rooms by the sea have great view, but can be more noisy as they are by the pool. Also rooms by the street can be noisy as the traffic was quite busy. We stayed in the middle of the complex, and it was calm and quite every night.”
lauraf145, 22 Feb 2015 | Read review
“if you are not happy with the room you get, ask to be moved if possible building 5 is right at the pool”
vgarza, 17 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Ask for rooms to the front side”
kjelliStavanger, 20 Aug 2012 | Read review
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