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Dotira, a sophisticated home!

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4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Rethymnon, Rethymnon Prefecture, Crete
We welcome you to Crete and the picturesque village of Mesi, built on a lovely position, on a small hill of 300 meters above sea level! Dotira Guesthouse, is a two-storey stone mansion of the 18th century, which has a surface area of 166 square meters and the surrounding plot one of 350 square meters.

Thanks to the recent careful restoration the house adheres to the traditional architecture and offers our visitors the experience of a special sojourn. Natural materials, such as wood, stone, were used, respecting the house’s history and its traditional elements were preserved and highlighted: the bathroom, the fire place and the water trough at the terrace.

Outside Area
Externally, the villa is built in a classic, yet modern way, where stone and rustic feeling prevail! At the outside area there is an inner courtyard, with a lovely...
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Listing #HL5792533
About the Manager
Valia Kokkinou (Property Manager Valia Kokkinou)
Languages spoken:German, English, French, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
Interaction with guests
Your hosts and me personally, will take care of all the details of your holiday 7 days per week responsible for your day to day needs – from special dietary requirements to making recommendations and reservations! Prior to your arrival, I will get in touch with you to arrange all details regarding your stay! Your flight details and telephone number would be very much appreciated, in case I need to contact you! Also, please let me know if you have any special requests! At your arrival day, your hosts will be waiting for you, in order to welcome you and give you all the relevant information about the villa and the area! It goes without saying that I will be on the other end of the line if you need any further information or assistance dur
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place to be. Nice and tasteful renovated villa with such a beautiful garden and many lovely details. We enjoyed our stay so much. We could have just stayed in the house without moving at all, as irbid so welcoming. Both the agency...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Birgit K
Inspire717372, VR Owner at Dotira, a sophisticated home!, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Dear Birgit, we are truly happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we are looking forward to welcome you "home" again! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.

Reviewed October 31, 2018

This villa is well equipped and spacious offering ideal accommodation for those wishing to visit this area of Crete. There is good air conditioning which was essential during the extremely hot August weather. The location is rather remote so if you want to be able...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank joooools123
Inspire717372, VR Owner at Dotira, a sophisticated home!, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Dear Paul, thank you so much for recommending our villa to other travellers and we hope to have you back soon! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

A very nice house with a lot of possibilities in and around the house. We had a wonderful week! We went to the sea, several towns like rethymnon and Knossos but close to the house there is a lot to see- little villages, with little...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Josje F
Management response:Responded May 1, 2018

Dear Josje, thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review about our Villa! It was our pleasure having you as guests! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Ask about smoking
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    2 Full baths
    2 Fulls
    1 King
    2 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
Dotira House is located in Mesi village, which has two traditional coffee places and a tavern in the village square, just 100 meters from the villa. It preserves its traditional character and offers hospitality, a peaceful holiday and also the challenge to explore the beautiful landscape of the Arcadi region as the perfect point of departure.

Shopping facilities for everyday's necessities can be found at the neighbouring village of Pigi within a distance of 8 minutes by car, providing tavernas and cafes, a mini market, bakery, a grocery shop, two butcher’s, a hairdressers as well as a pharmacy. A gas station can be found in the nearby village of Adele which is also 9 minutes away by car.
Getting around
Distances to Important Locations
Super Market & Restaurants: 2.5 Kms
Heraklion International Airport: 78 Kms
Chania International Airport: 81 Kms
Rethymno Port & Town: 13 Kms
Pigianos Kampos Beach: 6 Kms
Traditional taverna in 100 metres

Car rental is essential to explore the nearby villages and unique sandy beach locations!
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Heraklion Airport: 78.0 km
Ferry: Rethymno Port: 18.0 km
By air: There are daily scheduled flights from 'Eleutherios Venizelos' Athens International Airport to 'Nikos Kazantzakis' Heraklion International Airport. Charter flights from most European destinations arrive from April to November to the airport.

By Sea: Daily itineraries link the port of Heraklion and Chania with the port of Piraeus (Athens).

By bus: There are daily and frequent bus services connecting Heraklion with the main towns and villages of the entire prefecture as well as with the towns of Chania and Rethymnon. 

As soon as you confirm your reservation, I will send you all the necessary information and directions, of how you will drive to the villa from the airport.

Kind Regards,
Valia Kokkinou
Property Manager.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.0 km.
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