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The family-friendly hotel Adelais is conveniently situated close to the village of Tavronitis and only a 5-minute stroll from a wonderful pebble beach awarded with the blue flag. Guests will appreciate a range of services and amenities. The village centre of Tavronitis with its shops is just a few steps away, the city of Chania with its picturesque old town, the Venetian harbour with the famous lighthouse as well as numerous shops, bars and restaurants can be reached within a 20 minutes' drive. This hotel is ideal for families with children looking for a quiet, relaxing environment.
AddressTavronitis, 73006, Tavronitis Greece | 0.3 miles from city center | Show on map
Telephone: +30(28240)22929 | Fax: | Official Homepage
Top 9 Features
- Bathroom with shower,
- Windows that open,
- Central heating,
- Air conditioning,
- Small lounge,
- WiFi in the rooms,
- Cost of wireless internet in rooms,
- Parking lot,
- Hotel bar,
- Outdoor swimming pool,
- Beach umbrellas,
- Deck chairs / Sun loungers,
- WiFi in Lobby,
- Room service,
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