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Grecotel Creta Palace Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good choice for families with children as you due to couple of things. Hotel provides children food (snacks, lunch) during the whole day, so you don;t have any problems with it. Evening discos for children are very good. Overall hotel is very clean, staff is very nice. Rooms are a little bit old but clean. Hotel is good but a... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good hotel with a lot of amenities and spacious rooms. The most noticeable thing to me was the buffet area which was very big and with fresh local and international food. I recommend that you check for availability at least two months early if you plan a summer visit!

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Thank Konstantinos G
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hotel but some improvements needed: the kids Swimmingpool need serious renovation The salted pool was by contrast excellent. The buffet wine offer is quite poor. When you have kids, it does not mean you cannot drink good wines. The other restaurants (with excellent wines) were open too late to accommodate our smallest children. Personal very friendly in general Especially... More 

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Geneva
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for ten days at the Creta Palace this October with our children and this was our third time back. We had a wonderful stay, which we booked directly with Mr. Dinas who was extremely obliging and helpful, as always. The facilities at the hotel remain excellent everywhere. The staff is generally extremely friendly, polite and obliging. We were... More 

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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you just get there the first impression is really good, but few hours later you start realizing that many things are not up to a 5 stars hotel. There's a huge difference between the rooms either in the main building and in the backyard little houses: some of them are really poor with a bad view. They don't pay... More 

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Lviv, Ukraine
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had a lovely summer holiday in this luxury hotel! Service, food, accomodation and beach are on the very high level! Animation team was so great, especially for kids. They provided a lovely excurcion to the hotel owner's farm in the mountains with a lovely dinner and sunset. Egean sea - is a separate item of happiness for swimmers and... More 

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dimitrisd100, General Manager at Grecotel Creta Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor Member osa2002, Thank you for taking the time to post this wonderful review on Tripadvisor. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had a great time at the Agreco Farm. We are more than delighted that we exceeded your expectation and really do hope to have the pleasure of... More 

Jyvaskyla, Finland
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

We traveled as family and stayed in family bungalow for 7 nights. First the bad things. Hotel rooms do not correspond to hotels 5-star rating. When we arrived, there was a little hassle but we performed the check in with refreshments comfortably. Our room wasn't ready on arrival so receptionist asked if would like to eat lunch in the mean... More 

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dimitrisd100, General Manager at Grecotel Creta Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Member MatkaJorma, thank you for reviewing your recent vacation on Tripadvisor and for your kind comments regarding the kids club, the beach and the cleanliness of the hotel. We are sorry that we did not exceed your expectations and would like to apologise for this, especially for the room which due to the high occupancy was not available from... More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed here from 15th October which happened to be the German and Dutch school holidays. We love children but there were far too many at this hotel to be comfortable. I would avoid this time if at all possible. Most families seemed to have 3 or 4 children, some even more - all wanting a sun lounger. We had... More 

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dimitrisd100, General Manager at Grecotel Creta Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Member VirgoQualitySeeker47, First of all, we would like to thank you for spending your holidays at the Grecotel Creta Palace and for taking the time to write this detailed review on Tripadvisor about your recent visit with us. We were very happy to read that you enjoyed your accommodation the good breakfast buffet, but we were very sad to... More 

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Our family and our friends enjoyed a ine week vacation at the Creta Palace.. four adults and five children. We ordered BB and in the evening we enjoyed different restaurants in Town. Breakfast at the Hotel was amazing, everything was fresh and tasty. the service and the staff were amazing and very welcoming. The rooms were big and comfortable. we... More 

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dimitrisd100, General Manager at Grecotel Creta Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor Member Ehudineze, we thank you for this flawless review, which is a great reward for us. We are delighted to read that you, your friends and all children enjoyed your stay in our resort and left our hotel with the best impressions and memories. Also, we are more than pleased to hear that you will recommend our hotel... More 

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14 reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

My husband and I had a wonderful week in this lovely hotel, made extra special by perfect weather throughout. It’s a very large hotel but in September it was never overcrowded, the site is very wide with bright white buildings, palm trees scattered around, handsome public areas, terraces, a beautiful main pool and paths leading out to the immaculate beach... More 

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dimitrisd100, General Manager at Grecotel Creta Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Diana C, thank you for your wonderful comment on Tripadvisor, we are more than pleased to read that you and your husband in general enjoyed your stay with us and left with the best impressions and memories. Your kind words about the warm welcome, the friendly staff and of course the beach towel service will be passed on to... More 

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Amenities

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

Additional Information about Grecotel Creta Palace Hotel

Address: Missiria, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Rethymnon
Price Range: ₹ 9,137 - ₹ 28,910 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grecotel Creta Palace Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 335
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Grecotel Creta Palace
Grecotel Creta Palace Hotel Rethymnon, Crete
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#1 Business Hotel in Rethymnon
#2 Spa Hotel in Rethymnon
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Rethymnon
#8 Luxury Hotel in Rethymnon
#11 Family Hotel in Rethymnon
#24 Romantic Hotel in Rethymnon
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“try to ask for bungaloo”
 of 5 bubbles osa2002, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from pool area are quieter as evening entertainment is on terrace by pool”
  • One of two wardrobes in 4th floor suite - plenty of hangers
  • Bungalows
  • Room 425
  • Bungalows
  • view from 425
  • 4th floor bathroom
  • 4th floor room/suite
 of 5 bubbles VirgoQualitySeeker47, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you have mobility problems you may prefer to stay in the main building close to the centre of the hotel and breakfast”
 of 5 bubbles DianaC291, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are several kinds of rooms available with different pros and cons. Depends on own preferences.”
 of 5 bubbles 618serged, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The villas are very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 714antonis, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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