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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We visited in September 2016 and had a fantastic stay. Marcos and Smaro were incredibly friendly and very helpful; they made us feel at home right away. The apartments are located in an excellent spot on the island, making it an ideal base for visiting a number of sites and different beaches. The children loved the baby pool. We really... More 

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Great place, but not all the studios benefit from the wonderful view (if we did, I would have had a fifth star ;) Also the swimming pool is pretty cold as always in shadows and never warmed by the sun. The kitchen in the studio was missing some cooking tools as well. The owners are incredibly nice but we could... More 

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Mourtza, Owner at Achlada - Mourtzanakis Residence, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Chauvire, Greetings and it was a pleasure to have had you with us. We are delighted to read your nice comments about our hotel, and we are sorry that you forgot the day of your departure and we didn't have the choice to keep you more with us, because of new guests arriving on the same day. Your... More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

It is strange when you check my Tripadvisor, I am always reviewing only Mourtzanakis Residence. During these 5 years we visit with my wife and 6 years old son some places in the Europe, we met nice people and owners of small hotels, restaurants or apartments, but there was always something.... For us became Achlada our summer house, we find... More 

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Indiana
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

A beautiful B&B with wonderful hosts who take extra care of you. I had issues with my rental car company and the hosts, Marco and Smaro, spent at least an hour on the phone to help me sort it out, successfully. They are very kind, sweet and helpful. Awesome villas--we stayed in the 2-story Alpha which has a balcony with... More 

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Mourtza, Owner at Achlada - Mourtzanakis Residence, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Abukalabsha and lovely family, We were delighted to have you with us and we do sincerely thank you for visiting us from faraway Indiana. Your comments are highly appreciated and we do wish you the rest of your vacation in Greece to be unforgettable. Sincerely, M. Mourtzanakis More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

Marko’s world reputation is not usurped. Smaro and he made our stay unforgettable and we will keep in mind a long time a charming host dinner with delicious Smaro’s moussaka, among the best ever eaten.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Mourtzanakis Residence is one of the truly memorable places we've stayed at while travelling as the owners Marcos and Smaro have a deep passion for the locale and love to introduce the best it has to offer to guests.They have a sense of generosity and heart, which lends a sense of warmth to the whole experience. Every morning at breakfast,... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

I stayed in Mourtzanakis Residence for 5 days, and this boutique hotel is just perfect. The bedroom is spacious and comfortable. The kitchen is very well equipped. The bed was perfect, I felt at home immediately.There was a chimney in my room so I can imagine how cosy it feels in the winter time. The premises are so clean and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 September 2015

We had the pleasure of staying for four nights at Achlada Mourtzanakis Residence and were amazed by the quality of the accommodation, the beauty of the location and the hospitality and professionalism of the hosts! We had a very spacious and well-equipped private villa with stunning views of the nearby mountains and the sea, striking the optimal balance between being... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

A friend and I stayed at the Mourtzanakis Residence for 6 days in August. It's a beautiful spot, only 10 minutes drive from highway but very peaceful with amazing views through the olive trees over the hills to the sea. The studio apartment we had was comfortable and private, with everything we needed. What makes this place perhaps stand out... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

From the moment we arrived at Achlada - Mourtzanakis Residence we were greeted with a warm welcome. The hosts Marcos and his wife go about their business with a huge smile on their face and when your work is in a location like theirs it's easy to see why. Myself and my family arrived at the accommodation late and in... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Four Independent Villas, Ground floor floor: Terrace, Living Room and Fireplace, Satellite Television, Wifi, A/C, Kitchen, Bathroom and Bedroom. First Floor Floor: Double Bed & Bureau (with Wifi Internet) + Balcony. All do overlook the sensational view of the sea, mountains, a medieval olive trees grove and a medieval village. Three Studio/Appartments: Ground floor, Open Space Large Studio Appartment 50 square meters including a double bed, one sofa bed, fireplace, kitchen with all required appliances, and a bath room. Large front private balcony and a private external terrace. The entire Studio Appartment overlooks a sensaltional view (Sea view, Mountain view, Medieval village view and a Medieval Olive Trees Grove). The Studio/Appartment consists of one double bed, one sofa bed and an extra bed for the fourth person. Main Building: Living Room (including Satellite Television) with a Fireplace, Restaurant & Terrace, Residents Lounge to socialize and get to know other guests, Library, Reception. All of the above overlook a truly sensational view. Swimming Pool. Garden: A traditional Crete-style garden to inspire and relax. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Achlada - Mourtzanakis Residence

Address: No Name | Achlada Village - Heraklion, Agia Pelagia, Crete 715 00, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Agia Pelagia
Price Range: $72 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Achlada - Mourtzanakis Residence 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Try homemade dinner from Smaro, it is really great and not expensive !!”
  • view from second terase
  • view from our Vila
 of 5 bubbles JanNassir, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All four villas are superb and offer great views. The studios are obviously a bit smaller but also have the same views.”
 of 5 bubbles AbuKalabsha, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have a view of the mountains, sea and the village of Achlada. There was a little noise from guests above in the ground floor rooms but it wasn't too bothersome.”
 of 5 bubbles M00seline, 20 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Various types of accommodations do exist. Marcos can send you specific photos of each unit depending on your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles Andre_Family2014, 16 Aug 2014 | Read review
“All the villas are equally beautiful and with great view over the bay. Morning and sunset view is possible from any of the villas.”
 of 5 bubbles Krista_Dutca, 15 Sep 2013 | Read review
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