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4 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Kolymbari, Platanias, Chania Prefecture, Crete

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dh-sarquo...
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Excellent holiday away from the crowds in Crete”
Reviewed 19 July 2012 for a stay in April 2012

The Cretan Olive Mill is set amongst the Olive groves west of Chania. It is a wonderful out of the way location - away from the more crowded beach resorts and yet within a short drive of the sea. You will need to have a car to stay here though - there is no public transport and even the local shops are a few minutes drive away. This wasn’t a problem for us, as the location is ideal as a get away, but don’t be surprised by it. Having said that, the place is well equipped so days can easily be spent in the Mill itself – especially by the pool side.

The Mill itself is very well presented and equipped, and the people employed to look after it were always helpful and polite. The pool was serviced once a week and the Mill itself serviced three times. The area is outstanding, and waking up in the morning and walking on to the balcony of your bedroom to see the mountain and olive grove view down to the sea is stunning. Add to this call and sight of eagles wheeling in the sky and the place is simply magical.

Highly recommended.

Date of stay: April 2012
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Liked best: The setting in the mountains away from the main resorts
Liked least: You do need to drive for everything you need, including the local shops
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2012 for a stay in October 2011

Date of stay: October 2011
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Liked best: The spacious feel to the property
Liked least: Having to drive to the nearest tavernas
Travelling group: With Friends
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Reviewed 28 August 2019 for a stay in August 2019
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Date of stay: August 2019
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P586YPmic...
Cologne, Germany
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017
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Date of stay: October 2017
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Reviewed 6 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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Date of stay: August 2015
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Travelling group: En famille avec adolescent(s)
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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