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Reviewed 8 October 2016

The owners Eddy and Caroline make you feel at home the minute you arrive en during the stay they supply you with lots if interesting tips to make your stay an excellent one ! This hotel and the South of Crete are really worthwile exploring.

Thank Juliegy
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We stayed in the lovely village of Lagolio in mid-June 2016 at around E100 per night per room (2 pax). It is very close to many of the archaeological sites and a convenient spot from which to explore the beaches in the Matala area. Caroline and Eddy are very kind and hospitable and have built a delightful home with a...

Thank jsn_chiaro
Reviewed 17 February 2016

If you are looking for a beautiful oasis to pass your holiday, great hospitality, a cosy bedroom and an ideal base for exploring southern Crete, The old Kaphenion is the place to be. Carlyn and Edwardakis, your hosts with Belgian roots are fully integrated in the local community and therefore can provide you with the best tips for trips, lunch...

Thank Wim V
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 3 October 2012

Enchanting stay in the Old Kafenion, a beautifully renovated house with respect for the original features. Lagolio is a quite, non-touristic village at about 7 km from the coast. Excellent location for exploring the area. Every morning we enjoyed a gourmet breakfast with home-made delicacies. Eddy is very generous with useful tips and touristic information and Caroline makes your stay...

Thank Wim D
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 June 2012

A perfect B&B. Beautifully renovated. Great hospitality. Clean and comfortable rooms with the feel of a boutique hotel. Very well cared breakfast. Lovely garden with pool and sunbeds. A spectacular sunset from the roofterrace. Non touristic village, close to the sea. We spend a great week. Enjoying several beaches and villages as well as Lagolio and the Old Kafenion.

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Kalmthout, Belgium
Reviewed 4 June 2012

excellent location of the Old Kafenion in the middle of the south of Crete - in a small village, not far from the sea, the town,archeological sites and the nature with his white mountains - nice garden, clean rooms and a blue swimming pool - excellent breakfast - Many thanks to Caroline and Eddy for their hospitality and their helpful...

Reviewed 15 September 2011

We stayed in the village of Pitsidia and rented "the Karolina House" and stay there during one week.Perfect location in the village with a beautiful view, this location is very quiet and beautiful renovation of the entire batiment.Inside is very comfortable and everything is thought, several terraces can enjoy all the views. Short stay enchanting and ideal to rest away...

1Thank pat94000
Sion, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 August 2011

- fantastically located at the foot of the Psiloritis (highest peak in Kreta) and within 1 hour of the most beautiful southern beaches - very friendly and helpful hosts - many helpful recommendations not found in tourist guide books - intimate garden and fresh swimming pool under figs trees highly appreciated after the heat and dust of daily excursions -...

Thank alex b
Aarschot, Belgium
Reviewed 23 July 2011

Our first holliday in Crete was a very nice experience not only because South Crete is a very beautifull region of this island with friendly people, but also because The Old Kafenion is a really good Bed&Breakfast. An authentic and comfortably restaured house in a small village, 7 km above the coast, with a great view, beautifull rooms, nice swimming...

Thank FilipDiane
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2010

We stayed for two weeks this summer. If you are not into clubbing and nightlife, but love history, walking, beautiful beaches not swarming with tourists, nice bars and restaurants then this is the place for you. The Old Kafenion is set in a tiny village part way up a mountain. The whole place has been sympathetically restored and retains its...

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The Old Kafenion is located in a traditional Cretan house built in 1850. It offers 3 luxurious rooms. The character and the decorative elements of time are preserved. Combined with the tight materials and bright colors, a warm elegant atmosphere is created. Each morning you are invited to a delicious breakfast. Located at the foot of the Psiloritis and only 6 km from the beach this is the perfect base for trips combined with a relaxing beach holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Kafenion

Address: Lagolio, Crete 70200, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Lagolio
Price Range: RM416 - RM473 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“all 3 rooms in the house are beautifull and without noise”
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