The lovely four-star Elounda Ilion is built on a hillside on the North-East of Crete, with stunning panoramic views over the bay of Elounda and the island of Spinaloga. Situated only 2km from the scenic village of Elounda and 8km from the city of Agios Nikolaos, the hotel has been recently renovated and offers 88 elegant modern rooms, sites and bungalows that come equipped with plenty of amenities.
Rooms are bright, spacious and well-decorated in a traditional Mediterranean style. The hotel has an attractive outdoor seating area with wood decking and comfortable arm-chair style seats, complete with small tables to hold drinks and snacks. Beside the pool, there’s plenty of poolside seating, parasols and outdoor sun terraces, perfect for basking in the Greek sunshine.
The Elounda Ilion features 88 rooms in total, of which 12 are suites, 39 are rooms and 37 are bungalows. All units come with a private bathroom with bath and shower, air conditioning unit, telephone, fridge, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe deposit (for extra cost) and balcony with stunning sea views. Other facilities at the hotel include family rooms, paid Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception, car hire, currency exchange, fax and photocopying facilities, garden, meeting and banquet facilities, outdoor pool, packed lunches and room service.
For more active holidaymakers, there are plenty of sporty activities at the hotel to keep you entertained. The hotel offers bicycle rental, allowing you to explore the local area at your leisure. There’s also billiards, children’s playground, mini golf, table tennis and a tennis court.
This is a great choice of hotel for both families and couples looking for high-quality accommodation with an excellent location in Crete. There are plenty of famous attractions nearby including archaeological sites at Knossos, Phaistos and Gortys, as well as a Venetian castle at Rethymno, making this an ideal choice for those interested in history and culture.
Make yourself at home in one of the 90 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.
Satisfy your appetite for dinner at the hotel's restaurant, Main Restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink from the poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges. A complimentary self-serve breakfast is served daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.
Famous attractions include the archaeological sites at Knossos, Phaistos, Gortys. However, many other places, such as the Venetian castle in Rethymno, the Samaria Gorge and many other minor gorges (Agia Irini, Aradena, etc), are also of interest together with Elounda's Spinalonga.
Due to the hillside location of this property it is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or those with walking difficulties.
24 hour reception, currency exchange, Internet corner(at extra charge), and free WiFi internet access in the lobby area, room service limited hours, bike rental, motor bike and car rental, conference room fully equipped with a capacity of 150 persons in theatre set-up and 120 individuals in a school set-up, private parking area.
Overnight Stay Tax, charged per night, per room. The amounts are detailed below and are to be paid directly to the hotel upon check-in:
5 Star: €4.00
4 Star: €3.00
3 Star: €1.50
1-2 Stars: €0.50
4 Keys: €1.00
3 Keys: €0.50
1-2 Keys: €0.25