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Arolithos Traditonal Cretan Village-Hotel Hotel

Arolithos P.O Box 2032 Neo Stadio, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Welcome to Arolithos!Arolithos is the unique traditional private Cretan village. It lies just 11 kilometers away from Heraklion, along the old national road connecting Heraklion with Rethymnon .Built on the slope of a mountain, in the wild Cretan landscape, the village is a feast for the eyes, evoking memories from the past of older generations as for their way of living while revealing the simplicity and beauty of old times to younger generations. Read more

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bar APM-96
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Cots available
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Telephone Fax Facilities

Important Information

In case of cancellation less than 7 days prior to your arrival till 14:00 Greek time or in case of non-show, the amount of the 1st night will be charged on your credit card.

Payment on arrival: credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Visa Electron, Maestro, Alphacard, Euroline)

Taxes are included.
Breakfast is included.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 12:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Pet Friendly"
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Crete?

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Welcome to Arolithos!Arolithos is the unique traditional private Cretan village. It lies just 11 kilometers away from Heraklion, along the old national road connecting Heraklion with Rethymnon .Built on the slope of a mountain, in the wild Cretan landscape, the village is a feast for the eyes, evoking memories from the past of older generations as for their way of living while revealing the simplicity and beauty of old times to younger generations. Read more

Private Rooms

Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Single Private Ensuite

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Standard Single Private Ensuite

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

About Arolithos Traditonal Cretan Village-Hotel

AROLITHOS complex could be characterized as a reconstruction of a typical Cretan village including various departments such as: Hotel ,Restaurant,Traditional tavern with cretan recipes "DELFIS" ,Swimming pool and pool bar ,Traditional Cafe ,Modern Cafe ,Museum of Rural History and Popular Art ,Traditional houses ,Ceramics ,Woven Textile ,Old blacksmith's - As an exhibition place to visit, Shops with cretan products, Church.

General Services:
Safe Box (at the reception desk)
Information Desk-Reception: It is 24 hours open from 1st of May to the end of September . From 1st of October till the end of April it is open from 8.00h -23.00h.
Central telephone system
Exchange of currency
Pets allowed
Car and motorbike rental.
Recommended excursions and other activities.
Free Parking facilities
Internet Access (reception)
Swimming pool and pool bar (WiFi connection)-The Pool is open from May to October from 8.00h-20.00h. Chilren must be accompanied by their parents.

Room Services:

Daily cleaning
Change of bed linen every two days
Traditional room decoration. Simple not luxurious
Air-condition
Refrigerator
TV in the room
Balcony (29 rooms)
Mountain - garden and city view.
Fireplace (11 rooms)
Private WC/Shower
Cable connection to the internet
Partial renovation in 2009

At the restaurant, we organize traditional Cretan evenings, while social events (such as wedding parties) take place at the weekends. These social events may last till the first morning hours with live music.
During the summer season, the restaurant serves dinner outdoors, at the big square of the village, while in the winter, meals are served in the main building.

In case of cancellation less than 7 days prior to your arrival till 14:00 Greek time or in case of non-show, the amount of the 1st night will be charged on your credit card.

Accommodation Information

In Arolithos, the hotel rooms are arranged in small “neighborhoods”, scattered all over the premises. Each of them has its en suite bathroom, a refrigerator, as well as a TV set and an air conditioning system. Moreover, the rooms used in the winter have a fireplace that could be used on request.

The rooms provide basic equipment while being of a traditional style. Most of them have balconies or courtyards, where our guests have the opportunity to enjoy the garden view or the view over the surrounding hills.

Location Information

Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village
11th Km of old road from Heraklion to Rethymnon
Servili Tilissos - Heraklion - Crete - Greece
Postcode: 715 00

Here are some of the destinations we recommend you should definitely visit by car:

The antiquities of Knossos! It is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and the ceremonial and political centre of the Minoan civilization and culture. Definitely worth seeing! It is only 30 minutes far from Arolithos
The antiquities of Tylissos! The town was in use Early Minoan II to Late Minoan IIIA. Structures include houses, a cistern and an aqueduct with clay pipes. Only 5 minutes far from Arolithos!
The Archaeological Museum in Liberty Square in Heraklion city, only 15 minutes away!
The Cretaquarium, the biggest aquarium in Balkan area, in Gournes! You’ll need only 30 minutes on the road
The Harbor Venetian Fort (Koules Fort) in Heraklion city, only 15 minutes away!
Anogeia village in Rethymnon, were you can experience the lifestyle of people in the countryside and learn the secrets of the shepherds! Eat delicious traditional Cretan dishes and listen to Cretan music Only 30 minutes from Arolithos Village.
Of course the city of Heraklion were you can walk on footpaths and walk over to the Venetian walls! Do your shopping and visit museums like the Museum of History, Natural History Museum, the Basilica of San Marco that hosts daily exhibitions, the Lion Square with the Turkish and Venetian monuments and of course a walk on the coastal road for food and drinks! You can also visit the grave of the great author Nikos Kazantzakis situated in the Martinengo Hill on the centre of Heraklion!
Rethymnon city is only 50 minutes away! There you can walk on stone streets and visit the Old Town with its Venetian buildings and harbor!
Near Arolithos there are also many monasteries to visit!
If you are into music you should really visit the summer theatre of Nikos Kazantzakis in Heraklion city (Kipotheatro N. Kazantzakis) where there are almost daily concerts!

The airport and the main harbor of Heraklion are only 30 minutes far from Arolithos! Also the University Hospital of Heraklion is near Arolithos, about 30 minutes away.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 7 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.