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Elounda Mare Relais & Chateaux hotel

#16 of 35 Hotels in Elounda
Certificate of Excellence
16/06/2017 17/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Schoten, Belgium
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked a five day stay in the Elounda Mare from 14 till 19 th May 2017 . Very bad luck with the weather, rain and cold for the season, so not the best of objectieve circumstances for a visit to this lovely hotel with beautiful perfectly kept gardens and grounds, nice beach, swimming pool, comfortable sunbeds etc. Stil, maybe...

Thank fvh1959
Assisi, Italy
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Far beyond our wildest expectations.A paradise on earth.room exceptional with large balcony facing the sea and above the pool and enormous gardens emmaculately landscaped.Meals superb.Try to be there on Friday evening for their Friday Fish Do at the Yacht club.You won't regret it.All staff services at the highest level and without falt.

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The rooms in Elounda Mare need a complete renovation. The decoration is outdated even if you are trying to keep the local Cretan atmosphere. Windows are single glassed, shutters and balcony door frames are since 80s. The bed was uncomfortable and the room does not have soundproofing at all.... we could hear every noise around. However we were lucky as...

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Harry_Maranghides, Manager at Elounda Mare Relais & Chateaux hotel, responded to this review

Dear Madam, We thank you for your positive comments about the surroundings and the relaxing ambience, that are important parts of our guests’ satisfaction. We are glad that you noticed them during your short stay. These, together with the awarded cuisine and the personalised and genuine hospitality, make hundreds of guests, of all ages, return again and again for long...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly we are coming to the end of another gorgeous stay at the beautiful Elounda Mare in Crete - this is our 4th (or maybe 5th...who's counting!) holiday here and each time is as good as before. If it's a relaxing holiday that you need in discrete and private surroundings with excellent service then this is the place for you!...

1Thank FoodieDYork
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great week at the Elounda Mare, the hotel is peaceful and very clean although some of the buildings are looking a little bit tired with marks on the walls and wires showing. However, the resort is very well laid out with everything being within easy reach. The staff are all very friendly and the beach crew extremely...

Thank Julian R
Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting overlooking the ocean from our bungalow couldn't be more appealing. Our private heated pool was in fact "private" so bathing attire was "optional". Our visit was late April, so the pool was heated to 105 degrees. The fine dining restaurant was excellent in all ways, service, food, setting. The downside was the long trip from the airport- about...

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great hotel,lovely location.Very friendly staff at all levels. Room spacious and well layed out . Great views out to sea from balcony, own private beach and plenty of sun loungers both on beach and around pool.30 minute stroll into town.Taxies reasonably priced.

1Thank David B
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Staying in a Relais&Chateaux is always a good idea... The beach, even if little, is fantastic with great facilities and perfect staff. Swimming pools are also great even if you can feel they are a little outdated. The structure is huge and it can be improve.. Rooms are spacious but they maybe need a little refurbishment since cost per night...

3Thank CateVENI
Arundel, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Ticked all the boxes for us - high standard, spacious room, attentive and unobtrusive service, good beach/bay, watersports, quiet, great breakfast choice, easy reach of town with good selection of restaurants, etc. Will gladly return.

2Thank Wayfarer100
Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I stayed here with my wife for 10 days in September/October 2016 on a half-board basis. Let’s start with the positives, of which there are many. The hotel’s staff are delightful, helpful, welcoming, obliging, professional and everything you would wish for. That applies to all levels of staff: management, reception, waiting, housekeeping, gardening and everybody else at the hotel. Plenty...

11Thank croquetmike
Harry_Maranghides, Manager at Elounda Mare Relais & Chateaux hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks indeed for your excellent and comprehensive review, which shows that you have undoubtedly captured the spirit of Elounda Mare Relais & Châteaux. We feel obliged to reply to the two BUTS mentioned. The Old Mill is our fine dining restaurant with a cuisine inspired by the Cretan -and Greek in general- tradition, served in wonderful ambience...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Famed for its gracious and attentive service, this hotel is the embodiment of all-time-classic style and cultured luxury, where antique art and traditional architectural themes adorn all of its private-pool bungalows - each with its own terrace overlooking the Aegean Sea. Three fine dining venues reflect the Relais & Chateaux tradition of excellence, their culinary delights ranging from enticing lunchtime snacks to five-course dinners, with flambe and fish specialties. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elounda Mare Relais & Chateaux hotel

Address: Dimokratias 10, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Elounda
Price Range: $379 - $1,518 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Elounda Mare Relais & Chateaux hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 82
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Also Known As:
Elounda Mare Hotel And Bungalows
Elounda Mare Relais & Chateaux Hotel Crete
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Elounda
#5 Family Hotel in Elounda
#8 Spa Hotel in Elounda
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Elounda
#11 Luxury Hotel in Elounda
#13 Romantic Hotel in Elounda
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“Great views from the villas looking over the bay”
  • View from private pool showing beach
  • Evening view from villa
  • Dramatic clouds across the bay
croquetmike, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views are main building high floor”
J6972PXmichaelm, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you can have a Bungalow with pool.”
AnthonyK807, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room with a private pool overlooking the beach....wow!”
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“The private pool rooms are worth the extra money.”
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