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Shropshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2014

We fell in love with Crete and the Grand Bay Beach resort many years ago in the days when the lovely Eleni was on reception (she is now reservations executive, a job at which she excels) and we have been returning ever since, our last stay was in June. They have always made us feel very special here and we...

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GiannoulisHotels, Διευθυντής at Grand Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Helen J, Thank you so much for your lovely review and for all of your kind words. It was our honor to welcome you again at our resort, and we are always being very proud to provide our best of services to all of our guests. We have nothing more to say after this wonderful description of our hotel,...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Wonderful holiday in a first class resort, We got married at Christmas and postponed our honeymoon to the summer. This is a fantastic resort, the staff are incredibly helpful and friendly, rooms are spotlessly clean. We were upgraded from a room to a suite as we were on honeymoon, a bottle of champagne on ice was waiting for us. When...

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GiannoulisHotels, Διευθυντής at Grand Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear BrionyTey, Thank you very much for your lovely review and for your excellent scoring. We are really honored for choosing our resort for your honeymoon trip. As you have already mentioned, the satisfaction of our guests is the first priority of the management and the staff of our resort. Finally, we wish you and your husband all the best...

Stockholm
Reviewed 19 June 2014

For the second time (two years in a row) we visit this gem on the Cretan coast. The hotel is just the right size, friendly staff, clean, the location on the beach and the many (smaller) pools make this the ideal holiday choice. We were welcomed with a room with pool access, a bottle of wine in the room and...

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GiannoulisHotels, Διευθυντής at Grand Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Richard B, Firstly, we would like to inform you that it was really pleasant for us to welcome you at our resort for second time, and that we are very proud to have repeating guests like you. We also like to thank you for your suggestions and for taking time to review us on tripadvisor. We are looking forward...

maldon essex
Reviewed 13 June 2014

We spent two weeks here in May 2014 and had a lovely relaxing holiday. Due to difficulties at one of their other hotels we didn't quite get the room we had booked but the alternative at room 203 was very nice with a king size bed and partial sea view and we were upgraded to ultra all inclusive. This meant...

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GiannoulisHotels, Διευθυντής at Grand Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear maldonian11, Thank you very much for your very nice review and for your excellent scoring. We are really happy to read that you had a pleasant stay at our resort and that you have enjoyed all of our facilities. Antonis and all the members of our staff have already bben informed about your kind words and they would like...

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Reviewed 8 June 2014

We had most relaxing week in Kolymbari, Grand Bay Beach Resort. This was our second time in same hotel, we stayed in Junior suite with sea scenery and balcony. Breathtaking sunrises in the mornings. Really nice staff(Antonis fantastic+others too), good food, peaceful place with pool and ocean just next to. So relaxing time, warm and sun. Recommend Junior suite (all...

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GiannoulisHotels, Διευθυντής at Grand Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sabrina L, Firstly, we would like to thank you for you wonderful review. It was a pleasure for us to welcome you at our resort for the second time. Antonis and all the members of our staff have been informed for your kind words and they would like to thank you too. We are looking forward to welcoming you...

Great Bricett, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2014

We spent a perfect week here and have absolutely no complaints. The hotel location is perfect, right on the beach. The staff were very efficient and friendly and the cleaners were excellant. This is quite a small hotel but that is a plus as the staff soon get to know you and the drinks order! The food was excellant with...

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GiannoulisHotels, Διευθυντής at Grand Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Hayley H, Thank you very much for your wonderful review and for all of your kind words. We are really proud to read that you are completely satisfied from your stay at our Resort. It will be a pleasure for us to welcome you again in the near future. Best regards, The management.

Lempaala, Finland
Reviewed 5 June 2014

We're a couple on our fifties and were looking to find a peaceful and quiet corner from Crete to stay and enjoy on our one week winter holidays and also avoid the busy and noisy "water-park-family-resorts". This hotel is located away from on a tiny village with good services (pharmacy, super market, foot spa aso) and nice beach side restaurants...

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GiannoulisHotels, Διευθυντής at Grand Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Holidaytraveller2014 Thank you very much for taking time to review us on tripadvisor The opinion of our guests is very important to us. As you already mention, the location of our resort is the ideal for relaxing holidays. We are really proud to read that you had a pleasant stay at our resort and that you wish to visit...

Felton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We stayed at the Grand Bay from 10th to 24th May. We had a brilliant family holiday. It's a beautiful place. Very quiet and idyllic, which is what we were looking for. We had a great room - a family suite with our own terrace (only shared by the next door room) with direct pool access. Perfect for a relaxing...

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GiannoulisHotels, Διευθυντής at Grand Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ccmc2014, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are really proud to read that you and your family had a pleasant stay at our resort. The satisfaction of our guests is the first priority of the management and the staff of our Resort. We are looking forward to welcoming you again next year, as you have already...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2014

My friend and I visited this hotel in May. We arrived in the early hours if the morning and were shown to a room which was OK but not what we had paid for, we had paid extra for a sea view and balcony but were given a room at the rear of the hotel and on the ground floor....

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GiannoulisHotels, Διευθυντής at Grand Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Dawn_Chst. Thank you very much for your review. The opinion of our guests is very important to us in order to upgrade our available services to the highest level Firstly, we would like to apologize for any inconvenience caused to you from this very short reallocation to another type of room. Regarding your notice about our chef, we would...

Wadebridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We had used trip advisor reviews when selecting this hotel and the hotel did not disappoint us. It is a small hotel with excellent staff. From the room staff to the front desk we could find no fault. The hotel itself was absolutely spotless at all times. Our towels and bed linen was changed every day and the the room...

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GiannoulisHotels, Διευθυντής at Grand Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Trickyonthego, Thank you so much for this excellent review and for the high score as well! It is always so great to hearing that we have succeded on offering a very good service at every stage for our guests! Your suggestions are well noticed and will be under our consideration for the future which we wish will have the...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Like an island within an island, this is GRAND BAY BEACH RESORT. Understated design, attention to detail, instinctive hospitality, tasteful food and a personalised approach are only a few of the ingredients which make our small "island" a very special getaway, ideal for those who seek tranquillity and calmness, excellent cuisine, and upgraded spaces and services.GRAND BAY BEACH RESORT is located directly on the 3 km long beach of the scenic fishing village of Kolymbari, amongst scenery of unparalleled beauty, and near settlements that retain their traditional Cretan character, just 23 km west of the most picturesque town of Crete, Chania and about 35km away from its international airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Bay Beach Resort

Address: Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 73006, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Platanias > Kolymbari
Price Range: ₹ 5,664 - ₹ 16,496 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Bay Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Grand Bay Beach Hotel Chania Town
Grand Bay Beach Resort Kolymbari, Crete - Chania
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kolymbari
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kolymbari
#6 Romantic Hotel in Kolymbari
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