You will enjoy your stay in a new, 150 sqm, stone-built house that emanates a sense of the past. A hidden gem, only 20 km from Heraklion, Crete, built in the centre of the old village. Wood, Nature but also modern amenities. We invite you!!
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1 double bed, 1 crib
1 single bed
1 double bed
1 single bed, 4 couches
Not suitable for pets
Check-in time is 12PM (noon) - 11PM
Check out by 11AM
Wide hallway clearance
We had a fantastic stay at The Stone House. Our family group of four stayed for a week and were welcomed right away with a feast of local food and drink, which was a delight. The house is very comfy and spacious with attractive and fun decor. We loved the patio; it was our favori…
Some Air B and B places are cool or hip. Maria's place is a home. After a long journey from the US, we arrived later than expected to Maria's home. Despite this delayed we were greeted warmly. We were shown around and told to call if any issues came up. Maria lamented the fact t…
The Stone House is a little gem 30 minutes south of Heraklion and about an hour north of Phaistos, in the small village of Pyrgou. The archeological sites came alive for us with the help of expert guide, (EMAIL HIDDEN) Pyrgou is hidden above a quilt of olive groves, vegetable gar…
Maria and her sons helped me to get to the house by meeting me at a local tavern and I followed them. They walked me through the house and provided a fantastic tour for how everything worked and where everything was. They also gave me information on the neighborhood that was very…
The Stone House was a good experience for 2 nights. And we were given a great recommendation for a local restaurant - Earino in the neighbouring village. But the house was a little cramped for us, and we felt that we were in danger of knocking over one of the many decorations. …
Response from Maria:
Hello Patrick, Thank you for your review. We would like to mention that we have listed over 80 photos from inside the house and also of the 2 garden areas in our Airbnb booking page which are accurate and any person who would like to book can decide if the decoration fits with his/her style and needs. Also, we have received many compliments for the style and the decoration of the house and the many families which have stayed in our house have not raised this as an issue so far(URL HIDDEN)We understand that you might found some difficulty in the narrow part of the street which is the last 40meters. We would like to point out that in the email we send to each guest before the arrival describing the directions to reach the house we provide the URL of the (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) maps route, together with the exact GPS coordinates (Latitude, Longitude). It is up to each guest to decide the preferable location to park if they do not want to use the free parking in front of the house.
We had a really excellent week at the Stone House. Maria welcomed us with her friend (who spoke enough English to get us up and running) then arranged for fresh fruit, yogurt and raki from the cafe next door. Very welcome refreshment and a shame we didn't get the chance to spend…