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Elounda Bay Palace

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9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the hotel with the daughter. The room was clean, but it was not renovated long time. The hotel has facilities with renovated rooms. First three days we had the problems with the cleaning. The lady visited the room at 6pm for 5-7 minutes. After my conversation with the manager at forth day the room has been cleaned 2... More 

Thank Екатерина К
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two of us stayed at this five star rated hotel at the end of October 2016. It is without a doubt situated in the most lovely location, set in well cared for and exotic grounds on which is situated 8 restaurants of superior standard, plus seaside resteaurant, pool and jetty bar and lobby bar. The hotel restaurant is buffet which... More 

Thank ruthedwards13
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31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived at this beautiful resort and was greeted by a friendly and enthusiastic lady from the reception. After we had booked she definitely lost interest when she realized we were in the cheapest room type and probably had limited funds (actually not true but I like a bargain if I can find one). For a five star hotel who is... More 

Thank M.J.Dance
Stirling, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Arrived 30th September. Accommodation in garden room no 38, near reception. Well equipped and spacious with large en suite. Due to location only had very minimum sun and a view of the many olive trees in the garden. Efficiently cleaned every day and fresh flowers. Restaurant large and pleasant with outside access which was cool and pleasant. Very varied selection... More 

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ManagementCrete, Quality Assurance at Elounda Bay Palace, responded to this review

We are delighted to see that you had a relaxing holiday with us and we wish to thank for sharing your experience. The Elounda Bay Palace with its unique location, at the sheltered area of Mirabello Bay, with private, gold sandy beaches together with its staff who is on hand to provide the excellent service that makes this hotel the... More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

So we were a family of 4 with 2 teenage daughters and we stayed for 2 weeks in August. There's so much to say about this hotel I need to break it up; first the rooms. We had 2 deluxe sea view rooms. There was a glorious view of the sea from our daughters' room but you needed pretty good... More 

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ManagementCrete, Quality Assurance at Elounda Bay Palace, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We are glad to see that you so much enjoyed your holidays with us at the Elounda Bay Palace. The EspaceVitalitéChenot, is made up of the following departments:Medical Department, Hydro Biontology Department, Aesthetic Department, Wellness Department; The EspaceVitalitéChenot Crete is a wellness centre in which the hotel guests can choose wellbeing and... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Travelled September 2016 for a relaxing break with partner. Had read previous comments about the room allocation and problems with grade and standard of rooms. Booked as a package with Thomson A La Carte Double superior room with mountain view. So after some research and finding that this was actually the lowest grade of room they offer it was with... More 

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ManagementCrete, Quality Assurance at Elounda Bay Palace, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review about your holiday experience at the Elounda Bay Palace. We are glad to read your descriptive comments about the hotel and the surrounded area. We wish to take this opportunity and advise all our guests that at the hotel we have 20 different accommodation types. There are rooms that we try to keep the... More 

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28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have just returned from this hotel last week. It is a very large complex, plenty of garden area to sit out. I dont know what it would be like in the summer but was very relaxing in October. Restaurant has a lot to offer, I loved the outdoor terrace to have meals in. Food catered for anyone, must be... More 

Thank Dylan14
ManagementCrete, Quality Assurance at Elounda Bay Palace, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our ideal located resort, with its private, sandy beaches and its amazing views at Mirabello Bay. Our staff appreciates that their efforts enhanced your holiday experience and we all look forward to welcoming you back next summer, to celebrate with... More 

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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Spent a week here at the end of September 2016, was appalled at the room allocated to us( so called 5 star) however after complaining the next morning room was changed without much fuss. I've read quite a few reviews on here and the manager seems to like to attack people for their honest opinions instead of apologising and putting... More 

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ManagementCrete, Quality Assurance at Elounda Bay Palace, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay at the Elounda Bay Palace on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your feedback. Your assessment of the accommodation that you booked will be taken into consideration when we make changes to the Elounda Bay Palace holiday experience. We regret that you found our buffet restaurant not up to the standard you were expecting and that you... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is trully a beautiful hotel. Yes it is wonderful and extremely relaxing but we are not dead yet. The entertainment was a lady singing and playing an electric organ during dinner to go on to playing the piano and yet again signing as entertainment in the lounge area. I wasnt expecting anything too much out there and no disrespect... More 

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ManagementCrete, Quality Assurance at Elounda Bay Palace, responded to this review

We wish to thank you for sharing the experience of your stay with us at the Elounda Bay Palace. We are glad to read that you overall enjoyed your summer holiday with us. Hotel is set in a unique location of Mirabello bay, offering uninterrupted views to the sea and exclusive, luxury accommodation types. It is regrettable that you chose... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

magnificent hotel,but if you have the mountain view room at 171euro a day you will be dissapointed.On being shown the room I asked to upgrade and never recieved a reply.A couple who checked in after me were upgraded.My biggest gripe is that there was no espresso coffee maker.The room appointments like the couch cover certainly needs renewal

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ManagementCrete, Quality Assurance at Elounda Bay Palace, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your review on Trip Advisor. At the Elounda Bay Palace, there are 20 different accommodation types starting with Mountain View Rooms, to Sea View, Front Sea View, Sharing Pool and rooms and suites with Private Pool among others. We would be only too pleased to assist you booking directly the room type of your preferences as the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Elounda Bay Palace

Address: Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Elounda
Price Range: ₹ 9,712 - ₹ 20,860 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Elounda Bay Palace 5*
Number of rooms: 244
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Also Known As:
Elounda Bay Palace Hotel Elounda
Bay Palace Hotel Elounda
Elounda Bay Palace Crete
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Elounda
#9 Family Hotel in Elounda
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Elounda
#9 Luxury Hotel in Elounda
#12 Romantic Hotel in Elounda
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“ask for superior singles but sun does not reach balcony. quiet and roomy, air con is ancient. no tea and coffee facilities in the room”
 of 5 bubbles ruthedwards13, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't have a mountain view (unless it's been renovated)”
 of 5 bubbles M.J.Dance, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Garden rooms are large, comfortable and well equipped but maybe a room On a higher floor of the main buildings would give extensive views.”
 of 5 bubbles briani413, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Difficult to recommend, apparently they have 22 different room grades.”
 of 5 bubbles 479juliel, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“delux room were beautiful, superior, room we changed in at the end of the holiday, seemed really poor.”
 of 5 bubbles Cornelious7, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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