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Hotel Emerald

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Small apartment complex with nice pool and gardens with exotic plants in a wonderful location overlooking Kalivies bay. Apartments are fairly basic but provide all you need and are excellent value. Balconies have stunning views over the bay to the mountains beyond, especially magnificent at sunset. The restaurant serves 'Cretan fusion' food' on a lovely terrace also with a fabulous...

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016

simply beautiful there are no other words for it we stayed for a drink and watched the sunset and the world go buy and it was absoulty pure pure bliss. i would recommend this to anyone and everyone !!!

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Knightsbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The Emerald is a real gem, with lovely helpful staff, stunning views and a really great general atmosphere. The rooms are basic, but as a place to crash after a day by the beautiful pool they are perfect. Clean and well maintained. For the money you couldn't do better! Wonderful.

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Cuckfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Fabulous meal in a fantastic setting. Would have given 5stars, or 4.5 at least if that was an option, but the wine waiter seemed to critise my husband for drinking red wine throughout his meal! Would recommend anyone to go, more pricey than all the other restaurants we've been to here but definitely a cut above the rest so worth...

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bromborough
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We were really looking forward to our stay here and our first view was very favourable,the pool area looked lovely and the view down to the bay was amazing however I have to confess that our initial impression of the rooms themselves was a little disappointing.The apartment was on the ground floor and was quite dark and had the dark...

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keighley
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We stayed at the Emerald for 7 nights in June. The views from the apartments are breathtaking. The restaurant overlooks Souda bay and has a pergola covered in grapevines and surrounded by lovely flowers, it is the loveliest most romantic setting. The apartments are basic but spotlessly clean, each has 2 balconies so if you want to get away from...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Sat outside on a calm May evening. Excellent Cretan food with subtle variations and flavours. Local lamb delicious. Good range of wine with expert advice from in house sommelier. Professional but friendly service. Stunning views. Excellent value. ( I was not staying but the restaurant was recommended and I now know why)

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London
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

If you ever visit Crete then this place is a must stay! We had a mix up with our booking and this was dealt with swiftly with no additional charges made to us, so grateful for that as it was our mistake. The restaurant is highly recommended not just by visitors but also the locals, the food and staff are...

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New York Mills, New York
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Just visited the restaurant with my wife and wow!! The food is awesome service is super friendly and prices super reasonable!! What else to ask ?? Stella and Christos are doing great job hosting and taking care of the patrons that we did not want to leave. Both are very professional and make you feel home !! Do not miss...

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Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

The Hotel emerald is situated on the cliff tops of Plaka overlooking the pleasant resort of Almryida in the bay below. The hosts are all pleasant and friendly and very well-informed about the excellent food and wine in their popular restaurant. Nothing is too much trouble and we enjoyed a very comfortable 8 night stay. The town centre of Plaka...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Emerald Hotel is set high up on the cliffside of Plaka village of Apokoronas in Chania – just a 25 minute drive from Chania centre and its must see old Venetian harbor. With 11 spacious apartments (each with a separate bedroom), a snack / cafe-bar-restaurant open terrace area with cretan creative cuisine and a large swimming pool (80sqm), Emerald Hotel is just the place to relax and unwind; open each year from 1 April to 31 October. The views from Emerald Hotel are both to the sea (to the village of Almyrida and beyond) and to the White Mountains – simply breathtaking. These same views can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own self-catering apartment. Equipped with a kitchen, the apartments are spacious, practical and perfectly functional. The large swimming pool also has a shallow section for children (0.80cm -2.4m depth). Trees, plants and flowers surround the hotel and give it a home-like feel to it. Focusing on families with children, Emerald Hotel has also a children’s playground. ... more   less 

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Address: Plaka Apokoronou, Plaka, Crete 730 08, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Plaka
Price Range: $71 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Emerald 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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“ask for an apartment overlooking the bay”
 of 5 bubbles johnanddinah, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you can cope with stairs go for a top floor room”
 of 5 bubbles glamb01, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a lower floor room which was lovely with amazing views from both balconies. All rooms looked similar.”
 of 5 bubbles sunshinekeighley, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Best views from the top floor, although all of the views are good.”
 of 5 bubbles Attie2, 21 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are good rooms! If you want nightlife, you'll find it down at the nearby beach in Almyrida.”
 of 5 bubbles HPar2013, 19 Jan 2015 | Read review
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