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RHODES OLD TOWN-Church House inside the Walls of the Medieval City

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Church House is a newly restored 2 bedroomed house. which is freshly painted throughout and next to a 13th Century Byzantine Church with a private sunny inner courtyard located on a very quiet pedestrianised street in the Medieval Walled Old Town. Just a few minutes walk to the heart of the Old Town where you will find the Grand Masters Palace, the museums and galleries, the Castle Walls, mosques, shops, restaurants, free Wi Fi access and pharmacies. It is 10 minutes walk to the BEACHES, the tourist port, buses, taxis and boats. Awarded TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE 2018. Check ins and outs are very FLEXIBLE and organised to fit in with the guests’ travel plans. Church House combines the traditional build with modern furniture and finishes to provide a comfortable holiday or long...Church House is a newly restored 2 bedroomed house. which is freshly painted throughout and next to a 13th Century Byzantine Church with a private sunny inner courtyard located on a very quiet pedestrianised street in the Medieval Walled Old Town. Just a few minutes walk to the heart of the Old Town where you will find the Grand Masters Palace, the museums and galleries, the Castle Walls, mosques, shops, restaurants, free Wi Fi access and pharmacies. It is 10 minutes walk to the BEACHES, the tourist port, buses, taxis and boats. Awarded TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE 2018. Check ins and outs are very FLEXIBLE and organised to fit in with the guests’ travel plans. Church House combines the traditional build with modern furniture and finishes to provide a comfortable holiday or long term base. FREE FAST SPEED INTERNET AND WI-FI which has access for all devices and for streaming in side and outside and AIR CONDTIONING, welcome refreshments, mosquito plugs, a HAIRDRYER, SAFE, and all LINEN, including BEACH towels, are included in the price for all guests. Church House is renewed the to the highest standard. During the initial restoration of Church House archaeologists found a 13th century Byzantine church and painted frescoes next door and it still has the entrance to the church inside of the house. The church is behind glass, but fully visible for you to see. From the cobblestone street a large wooden door leads you down a few steps into the kitchen with a fridge/freezer, full size microwave cooker, halogen electric hob with cooker hood so that a full meal can be cooked, a stainless steel sink and drainer and an electric grill/barbeque for use inside or outside.There are enough pans and cooking utensils to enable all kinds of meals to be prepared. cooked and served. The cosy living area, with 2 double sofa beds, is a relaxing area which is cool in the summer, from which you can step out into the tranquil private inner courtyard with its unique church dome and take your breakfast in the morning sunshine, read and listen to music and enjoy a barbeque/grill and drinks amidst the lanterns in the evening. Two separate interior staircases lead you up to each of the first floor bedrooms which means they are both very private. The large master bedroom has a modern Kingsize bed with cotton linen and air conditioning and bright natural light and whitewashed walls. The other staircase leads you to the second bedroom equal in character with its traditional raised platform bed, a full size single, cotton linen, air conditioning and high vaulted wooden beamed ceilings and windows. Also a cosy area with its own bistro table and chairs. A cot is available on request which can be placed in any of the rooms. The shower room is typically Greek and utilises its naturally high arched ceiling to create a waterfall shower, with plenty of hot water and sky lights. The house has a comprehensive information pack with maps of the Medieval and New Towns and the Island, transport details and recommendations for shops, trips and places to eat and drink from the Owners and previous guests. There are some fantastic restaurants and tavernas within minutes walk of the house. There is a nearby supermarket for the essentials and places to eat and drink with Free Wi-Fi in the sun or shade Directions to other places to eat and shop for food are in the guest pack too. Church House is a ten minute walk to Rhodes New Town with its modern shopping, hotels and wonderful beaches. From there you can use the buses or taxis to travel the Island as well as taking boat trips further afield. Details of reliable and local car hire are available in the house. You will be welcomed by a local English resident and neighbour who will provide you with all the vital information you need for a the start of your stay. In addition further advice and information is always at hand locally or by email or messaging the owner. More
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About the Owner
Karen C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2015
Interaction with guests
I will be very happy to give advice about all aspects of your flights, ferries and travel arrangements during the booking process and before arrival. You will be welcomed by a local English resident and neighbour who will provide you with the keys and all the vital information you need for a the start of your stay and directions to shops and sites. In addition further advice and information is always at hand from him in person or from me by email, text or telephone at all times.
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Reviewed 14 July 2019 via mobile

I can't begin to explain the feeling when entering the Medieval Town through the 'Red Gate' as you start your walk to Church House. Whatever time you arrive; please walk slowly and enjoy! Church House has its own character and charm. Owner Karen and Manager...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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Odyssey733516, VR Owner at RHODES OLD TOWN-Church House inside the Walls of the Medieval City, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay at Church House and you appreciated the special atmosphere of the Old Town.

Reviewed 23 April 2019

A gem of an apartment, with small spaces but sufficient for the 5 of us. Easy walk to everyplace and its own ancient church in the kitchen. Very well appointed, all needs met. Shower from hell gently rains on entire bathroom and washing under a...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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Odyssey733516, VR Owner at RHODES OLD TOWN-Church House inside the Walls of the Medieval City, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. Pleased you enjoyed your stay stay -even the shower!

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Reviewed 17 April 2019

The house is lovely, situated wiithin easy walking of restaurants and the town centre. This is a perfect house for a holiday and the communication with the owner was superb. I definitely recommend this house for a holiday. We intend going back as soon as...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Marcus B
Odyssey733516, VR Owner at RHODES OLD TOWN-Church House inside the Walls of the Medieval City, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2019

Thank you Marcus for taking the time to write such an excellent review. I am really pleased that you enjoyed your stay Church House and that you appreciate good communication. You would be welcome to return anytime.

Reviewed 16 April 2019

We had a lovely week staying in Church House. It was exactly as described and the communication between the owner and ourselves was excellent. We were met by Ken when we arrived and shown around the house, after which we were left to enjoy our...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Maddison1234
Odyssey733516, VR Owner at RHODES OLD TOWN-Church House inside the Walls of the Medieval City, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. You would be welcome to return anytime.

Reviewed 7 October 2018

The house is very special in location and presentation, on a charming alley in the unique historic area but pretty quiet. You can easily walk to everything, and the house is well kept, beautifully decorated and comfortable. Grocery, laundry, and shops close by, and the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Odyssey733516, VR Owner at RHODES OLD TOWN-Church House inside the Walls of the Medieval City, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you Ken for taking the time to write such a great review. I am so pleased you enjoyed Church House and appreciated the location in Rhodes Old Town You will be most welcome to return and stay anytime.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
Church House is located on a very quiet pedestrianised street in The Medieval UNESCO World Heritage Site of Rhodes Old Town with its great sense of history and culture. Guests can experience being part of the local community as well as being a tourist visiting the historic sites, the fantastic restaurants and tavernas within minutes walk of the house. There is a nearby supermarket and places to eat and drink with Free Wi-Fi in the sun or shade. Also a very reliable Car Rental Office . The nearest beach is a very pleasant 10 minutes walk away.
Getting around
If guests arrive at the airport they can use the Airport bus which leaves for Rhodes Town every 15 minutes. The bus has space for luggage and takes about 40 minutes to arrive in the town and is a low cost option. There are also Taxis which cost 25 Euros to the Old Town Walls ( Taxis cannot enter the Old Town in the busiest periods ) so you will be met by the Local Agent to take you the house which takes 5 minutes. If guests arrive by boat they will be met at the port and taken to the house by the local English Agent which only takes 5 minutes The house has a comprehensive information pack with maps of the Medieval and New Towns and the Island, transport details and recommendations for shops, trips and places to eat and drink from the
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