Overview of Elpida Apartments

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4.2 / 5Excellent
8 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen



Popular LocationDinosauria Park3 min drive
Popular LocationCretaquarium5 min drive
Popular LocationWatercity Waterpark14 min drive
AirportHeraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis)15 min drive

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Free cancellation on all units

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • Double Room

    Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
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  • Triple Room

    Triple Room

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 3 Twin Beds
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  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom

    Apartment, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • 1 bedroom
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Twin Beds
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About this area

Kato Gouves

Located in Gouves, Elpida Apartments is near the beach. Star Beach Water Park is a popular area attraction and if an activity is on the agenda, Heraklion Port and Crete Golf Club are worth checking out. Dinosauria Park and Cretaquarium are also worth visiting.

Visit our Kato Gouves travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Dinosauria Park - 3 min drive
  • Cretaquarium - 5 min drive
  • Labyrinth Park - 10 min drive
  • Crete Golf Club - 12 min drive
  • Watercity Waterpark - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis) - 15 min drive

About this property

Elpida Apartments

Apartments in Gouves with restaurant and outdoor pool
Along with a restaurant, this apartment building has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a poolside bar, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli are onsite. Each apartment features free WiFi and a furnished balcony, plus a kitchenette with a refrigerator and a dishwasher. A TV, room service, and free local calls are among the other amenities available to guests. Limited housekeeping is available.
Elpida Apartments offers 18 air-conditioned accommodations with safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Kitchenettes offer refrigerators and dishwashers.
Bathrooms include showers. This Gouves apartment provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.
Recreational amenities at the apartment include an outdoor pool.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


Near the beach


Outdoor pool


Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Family friendly

Free crib/infant bed




Breakfast available for a fee: EUR 6 per person
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
1 poolside bar and 1 bar
Snack bar/deli
Coffee/tea in a common area
Room service available


Shower only
Hair dryer (on request)


14-inch TV

Outdoor areas

Furnished balcony/patio
Barbecue grill


Air conditioning


No pets allowed

Services and conveniences

Tour/ticket assistance
Limited housekeeping
Safe at front desk
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Free local calls

Things to do

Bicycle rentals nearby


18 rooms



Check-in between 7:30 AM - 2 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.
  • 24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 27 March 2020 to 29 April 2020 (dates subject to change).


  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Property payment types

Diners Club

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 0.50 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: EUR 6 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 30 per vehicle (one way)
  • Air conditioning fee: EUR 7 per day
  • In-room safe fee: EUR 3 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.
Property Registration Number 1039K122K2779101

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

Property is also known as

  • Elpida Apartments Gouves
  • Elpida Gouves
  • Elpida Apartments Gouves
  • Elpida Apartments Apartment
  • Elpida Apartments Apartment Gouves
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5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Lovely place near beach

Unbelievable customer service,food is amazing,swimming pool very clean,5 star place for a holiday,very quite place to be ,was amazing holiday I made the right choice if wasn't this nice staying place and customer service it wouldn't be so lovely and perfect,health food and speaking very good English ,I can't wait to go back ,thanks for hospitality

Stayed 7 nights in May 2017

5/5 Excellent

Fantastic Holiday

Fantastic holiday, Effie, Alex and Nick are so welcoming and accommodating and made the holiday so relaxing. We booked half board and were so glad we did so. Breakfast is basic but all fresh and was more than sufficient. The evening meals were delicious. Each night a local dish was made and served with a large bowl of fresh salad and bread. Lovely setting to sit by the pool and enjoy the meal. The rooms were comfortable and were cleaned every day. We loved our holiday so much we already planing to return next year with the children and grandchildren.

Pros: Location, pool and family atmosphere.

Cons: As in any place there are things that could be improved but these apartments are excellent value for the price you pay and have everything you need.

Location: Heraklion, Agios Nikolaos and Hersonissos. In Hersonissos is the Aquaworld Aquarium Reptile Rescue Centre and this is particularly recommended.



Everything about this hotel was awful. I would not recommend this place to anyone!

Pros: Nothing

Cons: Everything

Location: Airport

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Nice hotel close to beaches and Heraklion

We were traveling on a budget and Elpida Hotel was a perfect option. Nice family-led hotel - very quiet and perfect if you are looking for a peaceful vacation. Our room wa quite big and had a small balcony and kitchenette. The pool was great but you could also walk to several beaches in Gouves or take a bus/drive somewhere else. Dinner was delicious. We had a very relaxing week.

Stayed 7 nights in Sep 2017

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

hotel très accueillant

personnel aux petits soins, chambre faite tous les jours, Bonne nourriture sur place faite maison et excellent rapport qualité/prix.

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2017