Hotel Features. Situated on the eastern side of Crete overlooking the Elounda Gulf, the Elounda Palm Hotel is a contemporary designed boutique hotel surrounded by palm trees. The hotel features an outdoor seawater swimming pool surrounded by a sun terrace with umbrellas and sunloungers. There is also a separate children's pool, an Internet corner, and a small library with satellite television.
Eolos Restaurant serves buffet style dishes for breakfast (complimentary) and dinner (surcharge). The poolside bar serves snacks, drinks and cocktails throughout the day.
As well as the swimming pools, there is a playground, table tennis, and billiards on site. Bicycles and scooters can be rented at the hotel for exploring the island.
Guestrooms. There are 64 air-conditioned guestrooms, suites and bungalows at Elounda Palm Hotel. All extend to balconies or terraces that offer views of the sea or the hotel garden. Guestrooms are individually designed and feature simple modern decor with bright turquoise or orange decorative touches. Guestrooms are all equipped with private bathrooms, satellite television, direct-dial phones, and safes. The junior suites also have access to a shared private swimming pool.
Expert Tip. Three kilometres away by boat, the island of Spinalonga was a defensive fort and, later, a leper colony. The former leper colony and fortifications are popular visitor attractions, and it also has some pretty pebbly beaches.
Superior Room: One double or two twin beds. Furnished balcony or veranda with side sea view. 33 square metres. Contemporary decor with Italian fabrics in orange colour schemes. Modern furnishings. Desk, television, direct-dial phone, safe, and refrigerator. Iron and ironing board on request. Bathroom with shower only, hair dryer, makeup/shaving mirror, and complimentary toiletries.
Standard Room: One double and one twin bed. Furnished veranda with sea view. 33 square metres. Separate bedroom and sitting area. Modern decor in neutral shade with turquoise accents. Desk, television, direct-dial phone, safe, and refrigerator. Iron and ironing board on request. Bathroom with shower only, hair dryer, makeup/shaving mirror, and complimentary toiletries.
From Heraklion Airport (HER):
Distance to Elounda Palm Hotel is 68 kilometres, approximately 75 minutes' drive.
Getting there. A hire car is the best way to reach Elounda Palm Hotel. Buses and taxis wait in front of the airport terminal building.
Getting around. Crete is best explored by car. Buses are inexpensive and depart frequently for destinations throughout the island. Crete's bus company KTEL connects to the larger cities and more remote areas. Many of the villages can be accessed by boat taxis and small ferries. Fares for taxis are reasonable but travellers should ensure the meter is used.
Driving directions. From Heraklion Airport.
Get onto the main road in the direction of Agios Nikolaos, heading away from Heraklion Town.
Continue on this road for approximately 60 kilometres, passing the town of Malia.
As you approach Agios Nikolaos, you'll come to a set of traffic lights. Turn left at the traffic lights, following the signs to Elounda for approximately 7 kilometres.
Just before entering Elounda Town, you'll see the Elounda Palm Hotel on the right hand side.
- Coffee shop or cafe Billiards
- Swimming pool - outdoor Room service (limited hours)
- Event catering Bar/lounge
- Poolside bar Restaurant(s)
- Parking (Complimentary) Gift shop or newsstand
- Medical assistance available Complimentary breakfast
- Elevator/lift Pool table
- Internet public area - surcharge Swimming pool - children's
- Currency exchange Airport transportation (fees apply)
- Safe-deposit box Air-conditioned public areas
- Wedding services Television in lobby
Room Amenities: , , • Complimentary toiletries • Window opens • Rollaway beds • Cribs (infant beds) available • Iron/ironing board (on request • Direct-dial phone • Access via exterior corridors • Makeup mirror • Massage - available in room • Sewing kit
Bus stop: 50 metres| Elounda Beach: 500 metres| Elounda Town: 1 km| Kolokitha Bay: 2 km| Driros Beach: 2 km| Spinalonga Island: 3 km| Plaka Village: 4 km| Agios Nikolaos Town: 7 km| Kritsa (traditional village): 13 km|
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