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Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village

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Reviewed today via mobile

Arrived from Heraklion, the hotel is 15 minutes away from the airport, very easy to find. A typical Cretan village has been created with a delicious local taverna (a must do). Rooms are pittoresques and very confortable. We had the chance to see a festival...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

A short drive into the mountains surrounding Heraklion, the capital of Crete, you will arrive at Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village. It is the result of one man's vision. As a young man, he left his village and told his father that he had a vision...More

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Response from MichailS, Guest Relations Manager at Arolithos Traditional Cretan VillageResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the time taken to leave us a review. We are more than glad to see that you found our village fantastic and that you enjoyed all aspects of your little stay here. The positive holiday experience of our guests is our main...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

We visited this location as part of an excursion where we had a traditional snack with cheese, olives, savoury and sweet pastries. At the same time, we saw a baptism that was taking place at the very small church near the restaurant. This is a...More

Thank Drum_Davey
Response from MichailS, Guest Relations Manager at Arolithos Traditional Cretan VillageResponded 24 October 2017

Dear Drum, Thank you for the time taken to leave us a review. We are more than glad to see that you found our village fantastic and suitable for your holidays and that you enjoyed all aspects of your little stay here. The positive holiday...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We chose to stay here as it's close to Heraklion (about half an hour's drive from the airport) and our flight arrived late in the evening, but even though it was late, the staff gave us a very warm welcome, and made us food although...More

Thank martinr62
Response from MichailS, Guest Relations Manager at Arolithos Traditional Cretan VillageResponded 10 September 2017

Dear Martin Arolithos is really an unusual place if somebody compares it with the classical hotels or tourist resorts. Our services is a combination of hosting, organising events and conserving the traditional elements of the beautiful island of Crete. We keep the rate in a...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

I visited Arolithos with some friends and the experience was amazing! There are so many things to do there , starting from the very beautiful museum , see the old houses, check the old church on the main square. I really loved the old cafenio...More

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Response from MichailS, Guest Relations Manager at Arolithos Traditional Cretan VillageResponded 14 August 2017

Dear guest We thank you very much for your review. It is nice to hear that you had a nice experience in Arolithos . Your opinion is important and it will help other guests to plan their holidays. We are looking forward to welcome you...More

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ChillyDani
11 October 2016|
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Response from Florentinerli | Reviewed this property |
I don't know whether there is a bus. I had rented a car anyway. Ask the hotel manager whether they pick you up at the airport. The ride took about 15 minutes. The taxi can't be too expensive, then.
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Craig M
1 October 2016|
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Response from RachelHell | Reviewed this property |
When I took a cab from this hotel to the airport in June 2016, it cost me 30 euros.
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"Room with a sea view from high above!"
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"Quieter rooms are at the lower end of the village. Rooms nearer to reception are better for people with..."
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"Rooms off the "village square" are quieter"
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"Don't count on the local bus service located across the street from the hotel."
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