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Arhontiko in Arhanes

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We turned up in Achranes late and ended up booking in here last minute. This accommodation definitely had the wow factor for us. Firstly the lovely terrace with flowers and the friendly welcome. The apartment itself was quite unexpected. Really spacious on 2 levels and all very traditional with wood floors and old furniture. This is easily the nicest accommodation...

Thank Paul L
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We arrived very late having made a last minute online booking and were nevertheless graciously received by our host. The apartment was stunning, complete with a working fireplace and canopy bed downstairs. The courtyard garden is beautiful and very well kept. Archanes is a fantastic town, our favourite of all the inland places we visited whilst in Crete. Attractions such...

Thank RichyNicks
Reviewed 23 June 2015

What fabulous accommodation ... lovely rooms over two levels in a wonderful setting beautiful comfortable,huge bed in fabulous cool lower level ....could not fault this , Anna and her mother were lovely , very warm, friendly and helpful ... we had a great time here and hope to return Only criticism would be the breakfast was pricey at 10 euros...

Thank mollycatScotland
Blueys Beach, Australia
Reviewed 19 May 2015

A family run guest house providing individual apartments over two levels, kitchen and living upstairs and bedroom and bathroom downstairs. There is access to the lower level from the street so you don't have to carry luggage up and down the stairs. The living area comprises of a kitchen with stove elements and a microwave oven. There is no toaster...

Thank Marj H
Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 11 November 2011

During a visit to the surrounding area for business and family affaires, we stayed at the Arhontikon based on reviews and recommendations. The building is totally renovated by turning the lower storage areas into bedrooms and then accessing the higher rooms with an internal staircase. The renovation effort was very good with truly accurate depiction of the traditional old Cretan...

1Thank EVADS
Rzeszow, Poland
Reviewed 24 September 2011

was there on biz (yes an EU project with Archanes) so we 3 had 3 apts to ourselves. to start the taxidrivers from the airport did not know where it was, and the web map is misleading - it is not the 1st right from a grocery but very much higher straight up - in fact with any mobility issues...

1Thank CatinRzeszow
Suffield, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 June 2011

http://arhontikoarhanes.gr/index_en.html will lead you to the website, whose photos are accurate. You might, like us, end up phoning Ktistakis Manolis for help finding Arhontiko Arhanes (the sign where you turn right is on the left side of the street). No matter. He'll meet you and lead you up. Then, after exchanging greetings, his mother (who lives onsite) might bring you...

1Thank Colona1988
Nicosia, Cyprus
Reviewed 26 May 2011

We spent 3 beautiful nights in Archontiko and we enjoyed every minute there. A bit far from Heraklion (20km) but if you are looking for a place to relax... you found it!

2Thank gtrig
Reviewed 10 April 2011

very beautiful place,nice traditional village the hotel service was excellent.Comfortable rooms.I like it....

1Thank galanakis
Reviewed 8 April 2011

traditional Cretan house, very friendly owners and great homemade desserts many thanks to Mrs. Rodoula and Mrs. Anna

Thank george5Melbourne

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
THE MANSION ARHONTIKO is 4-star traditional apartment Built in 1893, it is a fine example of 19th century inland Cretan architectureArhanes is a picturesque small town, built at an altitude of 380 meters [1280 ft] Arhanes is 14 kilometers away from the city of Heraklion and only 7 kilometers from the Palace of Knossos. The greater area of Arhanes is most significant for its numerous archaeological sites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arhontiko in Arhanes

Address: Bogiatzaki 11, Archanes, Crete 701 00, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Archanes
Price Range: $88 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“If you suffer from incontinence be aware hat the bathroom is downstairs about 20 steps.”
EVADS, 11 Nov 2011 | Read review
“only one apt has a balcony - ask for it”
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