Crete signs off on new 5 star hotel for Elounda

Crete signs off on new five star hotel for Elounda

Officials from the island of Crete have given the go ahead for the construction of a new five star 800 bed hotel in the Elounda area, on the island's north east.

The new five star hotel, called Garden Plaza, will include a conference center able to accomodate 400 people, said the Region of Crete after the project was approved by its environment committee.

"The hotel unit will help further upgrade the quality tourism product in the area and Crete," the region said in a statement.