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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2012

We spent a week at Big Blue and greatly enjoyed our time there. Its location on the edge of the village made it a quiet and restful place to stay, but numerous good restaurants were only 2-5 minutes walk away. Car parking was convenient. Our room and balcony were generous in size and always kept very clean. Recycling is encouraged...

2Thank Celia W
Close to Berne
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Good hot water pressure (solar), although the shower curtain could use replacing. Big balcony overlooking the sea, 180 degree view from the studio room. Bed rather firm, the room is large and the kitchen quite adequate. It had a filter coffee maker, but we would have preferred a kettle. The place offers free wifi, but it was too weak from...

1Thank chapteryx
Reviewed 2 June 2012

Always welcomed by Pavlos and Ansatasia, this small hotel human dimenssion is a haven of peace and relax.Wa are always happy to come and spend a few days in the small and fine place of Myrtos village. We stay in a large appartment with two rooms, one of the room is open on a big individual terrace with a large...

3Thank pat94000
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2012

Deluxe room bit larger than a normal chairs and fire a nice way to relax room service expensive though

2Thank dean w
Rafina, Greece
Reviewed 25 August 2011

A totally reccomended family hotel. The people that have the hotel are wonderful and helpful. We got a small room, since i was just with my husband, but the view was fantastic. Additionally is was really clean.

4Thank ElenP
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2011

We stayed as a family of 4 in July 2011. Room(s) - two rooms joined together to give a simple, clean family space. Large balcony, with simply stunning views over the bay. This had enough shade options that we could enjoy it in the morning, lunch-time and night. Air conditioning was sufficient to keep even newly arrived Scots cool enough...

1Thank curmudgeonlydrift
Oxford, UK
Reviewed 26 July 2011

I too stayed at Big Blue last year, and I was there when the owner billed my party for a balance of €30 as we checked out. After we had paid and left, he charged another €90 to our credit card, and he did not tell us he was going to. He claims he told us, but why would he?...

7Thank viagiatur
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2011

Big Blue charged my credit card without my knowledge or consent just after I had paid the bill in full and left, and they still haven’t refunded the money after several demands. My family and I booked six nights in August 2010, at €90 a night for two rooms. We booked by email and paid a deposit of €150 by...

6Thank hemarwai
pdask, Manager at Big Blue, responded to this review

Each year we are welcome hundreds of customers. It is natural among those to be found a recalcitrant man. We don’t want to degrade the debate. The customer was informed that the card will be charged with the extra amount. He cancels the reservation without our doing any of the complaints mentioned in this document. He informed us that they...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2010

We had a very pleasant 5 days here and would agree with the many positive comments by previous posters. The owners were lovely and very helpful. Our first floor apartment was excellent with a large balcony looking south west over the sea. At that level you cannot see much to the south east. The higher up apartments have a wider...

2Thank Eros
pdask, Owner at Big Blue, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review. our best warm greetings from sun sunning Myrtos today with 26oC and the warm sea of 22oC pavlos daskalakis

Reviewed 11 April 2010

We rent a appartment with a large terrace and a lovely view on the sea Cleaning room and cleaning hotel with a beautifull garden Very kindly owner who take the time to explain you many thing to look at arround No street in front of the hotel and also no noise A very queit time during our staying

Thank pat94000

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Big BLUE awarded every year by Eco- Label GREEN KEY.The big BLUE stands in the west end of Myrtos village, towards a long sandy beach which spreads until the end of the local road and splits into isolated little bays.The beautiful village of Myrtos lies around a small bay of south Crete, in front of the Mediterranean Sea.A green valley covered with orange, lemon, olive and banana trees spreads to the east and, together with the location of the village up to the 35th parallel of latitude, contributed to the temperate climate of Myrtos, bearing a very mild winter of average temperature 12o C and the cool summer 30o C.This might be the reason that Myrtos is the only one place of the Mediterranean where swallows remain and settle during winter.Extended archaeological excavations uncovered two archaic settlements near Myrtos.In the west of the village is also situated a Roman bath, of which one may recognize remains of walls and colonnades spread around the big BLUE and the nearby beach.In the exceptional village of south Crete, which preserves and keeps alive the features and traditions of the Cretan folklore life, we created a very special touristic unit. In our unit each studio has its own uniqueness.Blue and white are the main colours. "Ocean", "Horizon", "Sun", "Breeze" are some of the name of our studios & rooms. However, if one stands to one of the wide verandas and looks in front, he realizes that the name big BLUE means the big blue of the sea in the extend of the horizon.The big BLUE consists of 2 big studios, one apartment, one economy studio and two rooms with total capacity of 14 beds, all with air-conditions, sea view verandas and private WC. Pronounced free wireless internet access.All have a wide veranda with a magnificent view to the sea.The seashore is just in front of your feet, some meters from your room. In our quite green garden breakfast is served and you may also have some of our own produced wine or "raki".You will find almost everything you wish in the village: cafe's, bars, restaurants, as well as bakery, butchery and supermarket, which make residence comfortable and pleasant. Myrtos is connected by bus to Heraklion, Agios Nikolaos, Sitia and Ierapetra, which is the major town of the area, 14 Km away and the 4th bigger town of Crete. You may also rent a car or motorcycle and visit Knossos, Festos, Matalla, Vai etc.However you never feel bored if you choose to stay around Myrtos. You may visit the ancient sites around the village and along the small hills of the area.You may rent a bike or take an afternoon walk to the valley and enjoy the smell of oranges and lemons. You may fish, go jogging along the beach or trekking to the nice gorges and forests, or enjoy the breeze in your veranda. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Blue

Address: | Myrtos Beach, Myrtos, Ierapetra, Crete 72056, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Ierapetra > Myrtos
Price Range: ₹ 2,824 - ₹ 5,366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Big Blue 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Heaven room is perfect..nice terrace, nice view...”
 of 5 bubbles DewiC68, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
“the top floor rooms are better suited to solo travellers as they are very compact”
  • Compact but clean bedroom
  • Balcony
  • modern, but small bathroom
  • beautiful seaview
 of 5 bubbles malley84, 5 May 2015 | Read review
“No 5 (with the name: Ocean or No6 Horizon_2 rooms apartment *4p)”
 of 5 bubbles pavlosD56, 1 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The best views are from the top floor, but that means more stairs to climb!”
 of 5 bubbles daved694, 29 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Studio room recommended.”
 of 5 bubbles chapteryx, 25 Oct 2012 | Read review
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