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Many facilities for children, spacious room, private beach. Not far from city center. Monotonous food, sometimes of not very good quality, but appropriate for this price.
The location (although a long bus ride from the airport) it was very Greek. the Hotel staff and entertainers were friendly. as it is on beech the water sports are attached tot the hotel. and the rooms are all spacious and well kept. the long bus journey as going was 3 hours and was advertised at 1hour 50min.
friendly atmosphere,kind reception,good cleaning service in the room
The view fantastic! the staff superb! the decorations of the rooms unique!. We have been in 32 island in greece, more than 40 hotels, and found the best value for money in 8 years experience!. Estela & Carlos from Spain. Nothing
1. They didn't want to pay a comission to their bank so they said my credit card was not valid while It was perfectly ok. 2. The chairs in the swimming pool were rather dirty 3. Air conditioning only in one room and at an additional charge of 7 euros per day...
If you are looking for a unique small hotel embedded in nature with a gorgeous view look no further. We spent a week in this truly lovely hotel where Sabine and Manolis, in their welcoming and obliging manner made it an unforgettable holiday.
Very peaceful & remote. Owners and staff very friendly, and the food was regional, simple but well done. Wonderful if you are into horse riding, but also a good base to explore east central Crete.
A fantastic hotel in a superb quiet location with wonderful views over the valley below. The accommodation to an high standard. The owners provided good advice on where to visit in the area. My wife and I look forward to returning to this great place for a holiday away from the mass tourism of the coast.
- manolis and sabina are so charming and warm with the beauty of the the mountains all together in a very beautifull hotel, it's probably one of the best places in crete! - plus a very good food and a lovely swimming pool!!!!
A lovely apartment and freindly staff in a superb location. The whole family enjoyed out stay
the owner, mr vangelis, was really nice and welcoming and made our stay an excellent experience. excellent value for money no, everything was great
Cleanliness, space in the apartment. Too much slant on British Pub culture. Needs to cater for other nationalities.Nevertheless, friendly atmosphere.
big and comfortable apartments convinient as well
It was spacious, the kitchen was equipped, the owner was friendly. Close to markets and taverns. The staff -except for the owner- did not speak Greek, the rooms could be cleaner. The swimming pool was open to public. There was no cable TV. The balcony was noisy and overlooking the street.
The room is really big and clean, the staff is kindly and at your disposal for everything.The position is really good, in a small village and few minutes from Agios Nicholaos.
Clean, nice accommodation. Close to beach, markets and taverns. Friendly staff. Very good price Room overloolooking the street was noisy
Very nice place! The hotel + restaurant (excellent traditional food) serves as the meeting point of the whole (traditional) village (musicians, families, friends included), and the whole family seems to help, serve, in the hotel, in a very friendly and welcoming way. Therefore, it is a good place to have a taste of true traditional Crete atmosphere. It is located a bit far in the mountain (30 min to the sea), but this is probably what makes it so traditional, as the owners want the place to be. And the view is very nice. The rooms are very romantic. But be careful: traditional also means no air conditioning, even if a fan can be found on demand. Note: don't miss the annual village honey party, which is a pure Crete experience.
Situation. Very isolated and autentic little village - very calm, no stress :-) no shower curtain, problems with toilet and evacuation in general and a very bad smell in the corridors. Left without breakfast, because the personnel were at church until 11. Not possible to find breakfast anywhere else in this little village.
simple, clean and totally welcoming. Perfect in every way. Right bythe bech, quiet and very relaxing. Second visit this year and would come again next year.
Pleasant hotel with good view. Good library. We were the only guests at the end of May! We were not expected, but once we were given a room, owner rang us from Athens to welcome us! Despite being over a taverna we found it difficult to have a breakfast..
Good family hotel with taverna on a great beach, in centre of working village so interesting "local life" location. Excellent fresh food at taverna, friendly family owners.
The hotel is very close to the beach. The receptionist is never there. We've been waiting 45 minutes to check in and one hour to check out because there was never anyone at the reception, and we lso couldn't find someone! The doorhandle to the room was broken, the shower also, the bathroom was wet, and the nonsmoker room totally smelled after smoke. In the evenings we don't had hot water and often no water at all.
A place out from tourist crowd,only greek familes on a beatiful beach.The owner give us a little present from his farm.A lot of privacy in a place out of the tourist routes.Relax and a nice restaurant inside. There aren't direct roads to Ierapetra or Myrtos. About one hour by car to go there. The direct road is only for a jeep in off-road.
Ocean view, just 1 min. walk to the beach. Balkony. clear ocean. None. Nothing bad in the hotel. Just only by taxi to there to reach. There are buses, but only until Mirtos.
Great amosphere, totally authenting village with nice people,excellent food and wild beach with no tourists. Stay of few days was equal to whole week relax. I would like to find in your site more family hotels similar to Villa Irida in villages in order to allow people to explore what the country and the people are like in real life, not only in tourist resorts.
The villa is very close to the beach and has a great view of the sea, the surroundings are beautiful, and there are barely any foreign tourists. The staff is very friendly and helpful, but almost no one speaks English, so communicating beyond the basics can be rather challenging. We loved it, this is the perfect place for a quiet relaxing holiday, reading (the place has quite a well-stacked mini library), swimming and sunbathing. I definitely recommend it. Psari Forada is difficult to get to - buses only go there a couple of times a week, and by car, the road is a challenge, full of hairpin turns through the mountains, and badly marked...but not impossible. Also, not a place to go to if you're a strict vegetarian.