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Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village, Heraklion

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Our aim is to resent the Cretan tradition the ethics and customs of the region the architecture and the values of Cretan people.Arolithos is a hotel that represents a cretan village with its various aspects such as the workshops of cretan arts the shops,the hotel, the tavern, the restaurant, the Folklore museum, the church, the traditional oven, the cafeteria and the cafe.Crossing the narrow streets,our visitors will have the chance to see the genuine traditional weavings on looms and the handmade embroidering. At the restaurant we organize the popular Cretan nights, a show with folklore dances and music from all over Greece. At the weekends are organized several social events marriages, baptisms which are related to local people who celebrate for a special occasion. At our restaurant we also host receptions of special groups incentives. An indispensable part of Arolithos is the hotel section which consists of thirty-five rooms. All the rooms of the hotel have an A/C and a balcony with view over the mountains.The hotel is open all year round. the folkore museum is a cultural collection of great interest because of the variety of the exhibits and their close relations to the civilization of Crete.Arolithos is a small, charming, picturesque village near Heraklion. It is situated outside Heraklion, between the village Gazi and Tilissos. It lies on hill among carob trees and it has a beautiful view over the valley of Heraklion with the vineyards and the olive trees and the wild mountains of Crete. The hotel consists of many small houses which were constructed in the traditional architecture of Crete. Arolithos reminds us of how Crete was many years ago.The village consists of the hotel, the taverna, the restaurant, the Folklore Museum, the small shops of cretan products and the workshops of cretan arts.There is also a cafeteria,a traditional style cafe and the small church.At the restaurant of the village we organize several social events and shows with folklore dances.
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  • Air Conditioning (In Room)
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Fireplace
  • Balcony/Terrace

Hotel Details

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  • 36 Rooms / 2 Floors
  • Built in 1985
  • Multi-lingual Staff
  • Pets Allowed
  • Car Rental
  • Common Area High speed Access
  • Photocopy Service
  • Currency Exchange
  • Common Area Wireless Access
  • Gift Shop