Aspros Potamos

Makry Gialos , , Aspros Potamos (Show on Map)
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Summary of reviewsAspros Potamos is a perfect getaway for nature lovers looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The hotel is located in a serene spot in the middle of the olive trees, providing guests with total relaxation and an escape into nature. The breakfast is a hit among guests with many leaving positive reviews about their experience. The staff is incredibly friendly, helpful and welcoming with Michaela from reception receiving special praise for her knowledge and willingness to provide recommendations. The rooms are beautifully restored rustic and simple houses, each one lovingly decorated with charming details. Guests consistently praise the hotel's cleanliness and upkeep. While the wifi signal is not strong and is only available in the reception area, guests can recharge their phones at the front desk, which is open 24/7. Aspros Potamos offers comfortable accommodation with guests noting the exceptionality and comfort of the bedding. Overall, Aspros Potamos provides a welcoming and comfortable stay with guests enjoying their stay and the quality of the beds.
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Room Types
Studio (2 Adults) Built of natural stone and wood, this traditional studio offers a terrace with views of the valley and Pefki Gorge. It includes a kitchenette and fridge.

One-Bedroom Apartment Built of natural stone and wood, this traditional apartment offers views of the valley and Pefki Gorge. It includes a dining area, kitchenette and fridge.

Two-Bedroom Apartment (4 Adults) Built of natural stone and wood, this traditional apartment offers views of the valley and Pefki Gorge. It includes a dining area, kitchenette and fridge.

Apartment - Split Level (5 Adults) Built of natural stone and wood, this traditional apartment offers views of the valley and Pefki Gorge. It includes a dining area, kitchenette and fridge.

Economy Studio This studio has kitchenware and patio.

Guest Reviews
9.0
Excellent
Location
Aspros Potamos is a wonderful getaway for nature lovers looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The hotel is located in a serene spot in the middle of the olive trees, providing guests with total relaxation and an escape into nature. The unique location offers amazing views and a chance to experience the real Crete. While slightly remote and difficult to find, it is a great place from where to explore the south and east of Crete with plenty of nice beaches and cozy little villages to visit nearby. The road leading to the hotel may be rural and winding, but it's worth the drive for the stunning natural surroundings. The hotel is cleverly set up and there is a pleasant path that takes you down into Makry Galios in only 15 minutes, where you can take a short walk to the beach and shops. The location also offers a chance to witness some beautiful piece of architecture in an extremely nice location. Although the access by road may be difficult, it's still carrossable and the effort is well worth the reward. Aspros Potamos is a perfect place to experience the tranquil energy of the surroundings and enjoy a unique stay in a picturesque setting.

Breakfast
The breakfast at Aspros Potamos hotel seems to be a hit among guests with many leaving positive reviews about their experience. Guests have described the typical homemade breakfast as "truly delicious" and "amazing," with some calling it a must-have. The staff also receive praise for their friendly service during breakfast time. Additionally, the hotel offers an eco-breakfast for those who are environmentally conscious. The breakfast is said to be served on a beautiful terrace under olive trees, making for a lovely location to start the day. Some guests have also commented on the variety of options for breakfast, such as pancakes, omelets and Greek coffee. While there are some comments about the breakfast being late and not very healthy, overall it seems to be a loveable experience for guests who appreciate traditional, authentic cuisine.

Rooms
Aspros Potamos offers guests a unique and authentic experience with its beautifully restored rustic and simple houses, each one lovingly decorated with charming details. These atypical lodgings provide a perfect escape from the modern world with some even featuring solar-powered lighting and refrigeration. While some guests found the rooms to be small and lacking in electricity and power outlets, others praised the comfortable mattresses and pillows. The eco-friendly ambiance and secluded location in the Pefki Gorge make Aspros Potamos an ideal choice for travelers looking to disconnect and enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

Beds
Aspros Potamos offers comfortable accommodation with guests noting the exceptionality and comfort of the bedding. Many commented on how comfortable the beds were, providing a good night's sleep. The rooms are described as having everything you need, including cooking facilities and thoughtful touches such as LED lights above the beds. While some guests mentioned that it can get quite hot at night, the peaceful location and proximity to the sea make up for it. The only criticism was that some guests felt that the furniture, particularly the chairs, were not suitable. Overall, Aspros Potamos provides a welcoming and comfortable stay with guests enjoying their stay and the quality of the beds.

Cleanliness
Guests of Aspros Potamos have consistently praised the hotel's cleanliness and upkeep. Rooms are praised for being "very clean" and "beautiful and clean," and the property as a whole is described as "beautiful and comfortable." Reviewers note that the hotel is very quiet, further contributing to the relaxing and clean atmosphere. While some reviews mention minor issues like loose door handles or leaky faucets, the vast majority of comments about cleanliness are overwhelmingly positive. A few critical reviews mention specific issues like dirty dishes or a lack of electricity in some rooms, but overall, guests seem quite pleased with the level of cleanliness at Aspros Potamos.

Staff
The staff at Aspros Potamos is incredibly friendly, helpful and welcoming. Guests consistently report having superb experiences with many individuals specifically praising Michaela from reception for her knowledge and willingness to provide recommendations. The breakfast staff is also widely loved for their kindness and delicious meals. The hosts of the hotel are frequently described as helpful and knowledgeable, providing tips for hiking and dining in the area. French-speaking visitors should feel comfortable communicating with a staff member in their native language. The owner and other staff members are often described as warm and hospitable with some guests even feeling like they are at home. Despite one negative experience with an owner during breakfast service, guests seem overwhelmingly positive about the staff at Aspros Potamos, viewing them as a highlight of their stay.

Wi-Fi
Aspros Potamos may not be for those expecting technological luxury, but it offers a peaceful escape from the busy world. While the wifi signal is not strong and is only available in the reception area, guests can recharge their phones at the front desk, which is open 24/7. Some rooms may not have internet or even electrical outlets, but guests have found ways to manage by bringing torches and battery packs. Despite the lack of technology, the beautiful location and serene atmosphere of Aspros Potamos more than make up for it.


No, Aspros Potamos doesn't have any pool.

No, a spa isn't available at Aspros Potamos.

Yes, Aspros Potamos welcomes dogs.

Yes, parking facilities are available at Aspros Potamos.

No, Aspros Potamos doesn't have a gym.

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