Fantastic hotel for the early riser!
Posted Jul 13, 2013
It was a very friendly, family run place, extremely clean, quiet, stunning gardens surrounding the hotel-hence the name! Situated in a country setting-40 min scenic bus ride to and from Rhodes on a regular basis. The pool was very large, deep and idyllic.The fruit trees were amazing too and the hotel staff didnt mind you trying a sample - which were delicious and of course amazingly fresh. However, it would have been ideal to have had a lie in sometimes, but unfortunately the maid woke you up at 9am on the dot every day to clean the room which I thought was a little extreme. If it wasnt the maid, it was the cockerel screeching at 4-5am who lived on site with his group of hens. Though great to see them roaming free and very healthy. This hotel is more suited for people who are happy to rise early each morning as some of the older guests told me they never heard the cockerill - I think that had something to do with the fact they were up swimming in the idyllic pool by 6am! I think it also depended where you room was - mine was situated immediately above the farm. It was only first thing in the morning when I heard the piercing voice of the cockerel - I know that's what cockerel's do - but I didn't want it on my holiday! Other than the early rises, I couldnt fault the hotel or the staff and food was very nice too though slightly pricey on breakfast - 6 euro for a cheese roll and coffee! (I arrived too late for the full cooked english breakfast which was the same price!).