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Georgioupoli, Georgioupolis, Apokoronas, Crete 730 07 Greece
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#5 of 53 hotels in Georgioupolis
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Pilot Beach Resort is located on the northwest shoreline of Crete, Greece, in the bay of Almyros neighboring the picturesque fishing village of Georgioupolis, halfway between Chania and Rethymno amongst a scenery of unparalleled beauty, and near settlements that retain the traditional Cretan elements but also villages with a cosmopolitan atmosphere. It offers a unique combination of tradition, hospitality and luxury with the comforts of a state of the art hotel. Pilot Beach Resort with its spacious stylish public areas and unique Cretan architecture is surrounded by olive and avocado trees and is directly on the sandy beach of Georgioupolis offering spectacular views of the Aegean Sea and of the famous White Mountains. Whilst it is considered among the finest five star hotels in Crete and offers services of the highest standards combined with the well known authentic Cretan Hospitality.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Archery
Babysitting
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Shallow end in pool
Yoga classes
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Bicycle rental
Game room
Horseback riding
Tennis court
Water sport equipment rentals
Windsurfing
Aerobics
Billiards
Darts
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Patio
Table tennis
Walking tours
Waterslide
Board games / puzzles
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Strollers
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Salon
Steam room
Waxing services
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Chapel / shrine
Concierge
Convenience store
Gift shop
Outdoor furniture
Shops
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Doorperson
First aid kit
Infirmary
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Washing machine
Ironing service
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Private beach
Desk
Minibar
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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MarP wrote a review 7 Aug
Goettingen, Germany6 contributions14 helpful votes
Hotel in general: excellent look & feel, everything is in very good shape Bungalows: You feel like in a small freak town - excellent. Everything is clean & tidy Pools: 4 different pools for basically every you want Beach: Very clean private beach with umbrellas & towels Service: Friendly, fast and flawless Food: many choices, high quality, great taste Spa/Entertainment/Sport: great variety and quality Check-in/out: easy, friendly and comprehensive. Special note: the Pilot Beach App including the WhatsApp Chat will answer any questions you might have. Summary: If we'd visit hotels twice we would visit the Pilot Beach Hotel again!
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Marco D wrote a review 6 Aug
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Very friendly staff, very tasty restaurant, good services, clean room, big main pool and excellent position directly on the sand beach. We would book the same hotel again if we came back to this region.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Walter G wrote a review Jul 2022
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Just a perfect hotel for adults and kids. Reservation app works quite fine but sometimes to many people showing up at the restaurants at the same time for dinner. We love this resort and came back a 2nd time. It will not be our last time. Food is great, it is very clean and staff is very friendly. New arena for sport (paddel tennis, tennis, football, basketball) and a outdoor cinema for kids !
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Chris H wrote a review Jul 2022
Mountsorrel, United Kingdom2 contributions8 helpful votes
We travelled with our 6 year olds and had a truly great experience. People are well behaved, respectful and the pool areas are active with kids but very laid back. It is predominantly a German /Central European hotel with possibly 5 to 10% British. The family atmosphere and vibe was very good. The pool areas are basically excellent for 5 year olds to teenagers and adults.. Even better here is the mini toddler water park for babies to 6 year olds which lies directly next to the main pool so that everyone’s needs are physically catered for. We went full board and felt it was great value. The choice and quality of foods here in the main restaurants and the more special ones …you are going to put weight on. Even at peak times there is always plenty of choice, high quality, the staff are very attentive and hard working in all of the restaurants….whatever time you go. Fourth, with the full board you get a large beer or bottle of wine at lunch and dinner if you want. In fact because it isn’t all inclusive I have a theory that the reason why the pool area is so laid back and socially well behaved is because it’s not full of pissed tourists at the bar or sitting continuously on a pool stool . Overall …the staff and entertainment plus the physical lay out of this place on a great beach near a nice village….it’s tough to beat.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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ValAdventurer wrote a review Jul 2022
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We stayed at Pilot Beach in July for two weeks and this was our second time here. We can just echo that this is a beautiful and well taken care of hotel where everyone feels home. As we are a family with small kids, the entertainment program for kids is really important for us, and here we were a little disappointed this time. After out first visit to Pilot Beach we knew that this is THE BEST hotel to go to if you have kids. Now it feels like just one of the many hotels with basic kids program. Some concrete points: - kids club program is quite poor and repeats every week. In the past you had much richer programs (e.g. something creative in the morning and also in the afternoon), one for the even weeks and another for odd weeks. Even with the limited program this year, the staff at the kids club did not have much enthusiasm working on it. We did like the kids shows! - In past, kids doing nice crafts at the club, were getting diplomas after kids disco in the evening. All kids REALLY liked it. This year this was missing. - This year, some of the mini discos in the evening were at the kids club and not at the main stage. Really inconvenient for the parents. - This year there were many Ukrainian and Russian families with kids who did not speak any English/German/Italian/French. These kids were lost in the kids club and had to leave as they could not understand anything. - Kids really missed the visit to the small farm with vegetables, this year it was not in the program. We really hope that the management will comment on these issues and will improve in the feature. These could sound like small things but they really do make a difference. Another thing to mention, is that on multiple occasions there was a (wild) donkey walking on the territory of the hotel close to the kitchen and I personally saw him bite one guest. We reported this to the reception. I would say that this is definitely not safe especially in a hotel with many small kids. Everything else was great and we really enjoyed our holiday. We hope to be back in the future!
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Pascal D wrote a review Jul 2022
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Very clean and professional Hotel. Staff is more than friendly We love the International and greek Food. Room Double Sea Front with lovely view at the direct Sandbeach Love this Hotel and Landscape Thanks Pilot Team
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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lovesgreece wrote a review Jul 2022
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We were there for the third time and again had a great time. The bungalow style and the general arrangement of the pools and restaurants adds a lot to the charm of the hotel. Nice and spacious pool area, beautiful beacht, delicious food, very nice staff and good selection of activities for those who want (but never pushy in any way to join). If you are searching for the hair in the soup: the transfer bus from Heraklion took about 2 hours (on our way back even 2,5), but it was absolutely worth it.
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Room Tip: The bungalows closer to the main lobby-building / main pool are newer and we preferred that area...
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Hillel wrote a review Jul 2022
Paris, France1 contribution
I've visited this place more then once but I had so much fun , nice Poeple , amazing views , clean pools amazing activities , and great food especially at night the food was even better , I personally think kids can have much fun here , with the kids pool , the mini club which was great and my personal favorite the show at night that was lots of fun , There was 2 really nice people that was lovely and super fun for my entire trip here Stefano and Alexander , They were super kind and super welcoming and They were super nice people to stay with .
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Beach-Mink wrote a review Jul 2022
Oslo, Norway31 contributions26 helpful votes
The room, a junior family suite, was perfect when travelling with kids. The resort has beautiful gardens and pools. The beach is lovely, with a lot of sunbeds. The gym had the basics and where airconditioned. They had a mini market with all you needed. If you needed any service at the hotel, they where quick to assist. The thing that could improve is the dining experience. The tables are very close togheter and the athmposphere is not the best. It is also annoying with all the waitor stations where they stable plates, knifes and forks. Its a constant sound of plates that is being cleared away. They should place this away from the tables. The place with the best atmosphere is the Almyra, but we where dissapointed with the lack of taste. It where quite booring. The resort is a 20 min walk to the nearest village, but personal, we missed the atmosphere of a bigger city. We prefer a smaller and more local hotel with a laid back atmosphere and wont be visiting this resort again.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Pilot Hotels, Geschäftsführer at Pilot Beach Resort
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Beach-Mink, Thank you very much for your visit and for your feeback. We are pleased to see, that you liked our resort and also your room. Thank you also for your remarks, which with pleasure we will follow up within the bounds of our facilities. Maybe our small sister hotel directely in Georgioupolis (Pilot Amphora) would have been the better choice for you, but this is an adults only hotel and not indicated for children. We send sunny regards from Crete, Yours sincerely Hotel Director Georgios Papadopoulos and the entire team
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sircroy wrote a review Jul 2022
Romania3 contributions2 helpful votes
Very nice resort, not too crowded, perfect for families, nice breakfast and dinner, beautiful blue flag beach. If you go into cicadas season (June-July), you'll get used to the cicadas buzz all day, luckily they are quiet at night.
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Response from Pilot Hotels, Geschäftsführer at Pilot Beach Resort
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear sircroy, Thank you very much for choosing Pilot Beach and for your feedback. We are pleased to see, how much you enjoyed the most precious days of the year in our resort. Indeed, there are a lot of cicadas all over Crete. During the daytime they are singing - this is the typical sound of our island. But at night they are tired from all that singing and kind enough to sleep. We hope to welcome you and your family again soon and send sunny regards from Crete, Yours sincerely Hotel Director Georgios Papadopoulos and the entire team
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PRICE RANGE
$146 - $295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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pilot beach hotel georgioupolis, hotel pilot beach
LOCATION
GreeceCreteChania PrefectureApokoronasGeorgioupolis
NUMBER OF ROOMS
440
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pilot Beach Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Pilot Beach Resort?
Nearby attractions include Agios Nikolaos Chapel (1.5 km), Kalivaki Beach (1.7 km), and Lake Kournas (2.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Pilot Beach Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Pilot Beach Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Pilot Beach Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Pilot Beach Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pilot Beach Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Petros Place, Kali Kardia Taverna, and Kavalos Taverna - Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Pilot Beach Resort?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Pilot Beach Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Pilot Beach Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Pilot Beach Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, Pilot Beach Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Pilot Beach Resort?
Yes, laundry service and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Does Pilot Beach Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.