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“"Wow-ser"”

Review of The Loft

While away the hours enjoying the view
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8 reviews
While away the hours enjoying the view
Dining at sundown on the roof garden
Contemporary interior by candlelight
The master suite
Bedroom 2 -Twin beds or kingsize, the choice is yours
The hot tub
Classic monochrome
View of the gardens
The palms at Vai
Celebrate in style
A spot of afternoon tea.
One of the swimming pools at Bayview
Enjoy the sun in a riot of colour
Self catering in style
The wall bed
A stone's throw from the beach
The chill out zone
It's movie night
Leave the world behind
A secret escape
A day out to Palm Beach at Vai
Our favourite local restaurant at Diaskari Bay
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Makry-Gialos, Lasithi Prefecture, Crete

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wakeys
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“"Wow-ser"”
Reviewed 11 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

It is some thirty years since we visited Greece and we questioned why we have stayed away for so long!
What can you say about "The Loft" that has not already been said !!
All the rave reviews are truely justified, as Julie and Steve have one hell of a special place here, the apartment , the views, the complex are all brilliant. The peace and tranquility of Bayview and Makry-Gialos is beautiful and our party could have quiet happily sent the whole summer here. You walk up the stairs in "The Loft" and a silly little grin comes across your face, because your head is screaming OMG this is gorgeous and I can't believe how nice this place is and we are staying in it !!
Everyone was so friendly and nothing too much trouble, from the booking process to Rosemary greeting us on our arrival and even the on site management team all happy to help people.
Went up to Pefki on the Sunday evening, all you can eat and drink for €25 - a bargain - Greek food delicious, beer cold and dancing in the streets. what more could you ask for. Ate at a few restaurants down by the harbour all delicious food. Saved the best till last - Daskari - beach all day ( about 20 people in total on beach which is brilliant), beers at 5pm and then the scrummy food in the most perfect setting.
Thank you Steve and Julie for a fabulous holiday, yes we hope to return one day. And you have been filed in "favourites"ready for the next visit !!

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Travelling group: Friends
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Management Response
12 Jul 2016
We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and many thanks for your kind and appreciative words about The Loft. We would honestly love to welcome you back very soon.
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SJCiren
Bristol
Level 6 Contributor
148 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Simply a cut above”
Reviewed 27 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

In the age of the wide-angle, fish-angle lens and air-brushing, rarely do you expect the camera not to lie…or tell a story! Refreshingly however the photos of The Loft tell it as it is.

As soon as you walk in you feel that little bit special. The thoughtful touches and attention to detail are unexpected, but make every difference. The Loft isn't just beautiful, it's extremely well kitted out, which makes holidaying effortless!

Situated a stone's throw from Lagkada Beach, Bay View Resort is just the other side of Makry Gialos, benefitting from a much more peaceful and quiet location. If you're not in to luxurious lounging by the pool, then head for the beach. Most mornings we had the entire sandy stretch to ourselves! The sea is fantastic for snorkelling and cooling down!

The resort is a very easy walk from Makry Gialos, although perhaps best not attempted between the hours of 12 and 3 when the sun is at its hottest!! En route stop and say Yassas to Konstantina, who sells organic produce from her stall at the side of the road. The water melons, tomatoes and onions were sweeter than any we bought in the supermarket - and she's a great teacher too! We really looked forward to our daily chats, learning new Greek phrases every day.

This was our first family holiday to Crete and we will definitely return one day. The Greek people are so unbelievably welcoming. I could go on and on and on about the highlights, but the best advice I can give is simply to go, explore and enjoy!

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Travelling group: Teenagers
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Management Response
28 Aug 2015
Thanks for your lovely words about The Loft. We are always delighted when our guests have had such an enjoyable holiday. We would love to welcome you back.
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Reviewed 4 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

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Liked best: Accommodation, roof terrace and location
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
4 Aug 2014
Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your holiday at The Loft, and especially the stunning views from the roof terrace.
Hopefully see you again soon. Julie and Steve
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York
Reviewed 27 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Liked best: The swimming pools for the kids
Liked least: Due to the winds there is little shade
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Large groups
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Management Response
29 Aug 2013
Thank you so much for your comments. We always strive to offer our guests the highest possible degree of service, and of course to offer The Loft as a very high standard of luxury accommodation. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

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Liked best: The whole package - it couldn't be faulted
Liked least: The flight home ;-)
Travelling group: Solo
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Management Response
21 Jun 2013
Thanks for your very kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that your first solo expedition was a success.
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