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    Despo

    Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good36%
    • Average20%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible7%
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    “busy road” (40 reviews)
    “main road” (34 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Wheelchair Access
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 540 reviews

    Reviewed 25 September 2017

    The hotel has a number of very good points, and regrettably some issues. On the negative side, some of the drinks, being local varieties. are an acquired taste, something which I never managed to achieve (my favourite tipple being 5* Metaxa). In addition there were...More

    1  Thank DEGent
    Reviewed 22 September 2017

    I wus right down on the mmasn't happy at all with the way we was treated when we got there put us right on the bottom floor stunk of pee said are room wasn't ready then food not very nice lived on salads

    Thank westsue54
    Reviewed 15 September 2017

    I agree with the review written by Mrst200 because a friend and I recently spent an enjoyable week at this hotel. My additions are: the rooms are basic but quite adequate and there was plenty of hot water for showers. There is no tv in...More

    4  Thank ExeterHolidaymaker
    Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

    Staff are lovely, facilities are functional, good food. Be aware of paying for AC which isn't great, facilities can feel a little tired (for example the bathroom in my room did not latch closed), but for the price is fab.

    2  Thank Dan H
    Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

    Me and my girlfriend went for the week and can honestly say what a great hotel, the staff are very friendly and meet professional standards, will always help with any questions you need to know, the food is excellent, pool is nice to have a...More

    2  Thank Moleyn01
    Amirandes, Grecotel Exclusive Resort
    812 reviews
    #1 of 36 hotels in Kato Gouves
    0.8 km
     
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    508 reviews
    #3 of 36 hotels in Kato Gouves
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    The Island Hotel
    2,032 reviews
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    Lyttos Beach Hotel
    771 reviews
    #9 of 173 hotels in Hersonissos
    3.2 km
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 39 - US$ 119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #14 Family Hotel in Kato Gouves
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 73
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    • Location
    • Greece >
    • Crete >
    • Heraklion Prefecture >
    • Gouves >
    • Kato Gouves
    • Also Known As
    • Despo Hotel Gouves ,
    • Despo Hotel Crete ,
    • Hotel Despo ,
    • Despo Kato Gouves, Crete
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    Traveller (382)
    Room & Suite (118)
    Pool & Beach (79)
    Dining (44)
    Hotel & Grounds (264)
    Bathroom (12)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
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    weelisa204
    14 November 2017|
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    Response from Nadine H | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Weelisa (love the name!) Transfer time depends on which mode of transfer you take. Taxi will take about fifteen to twenty mins, public bus (coach) leave the airport very regularly and stop five mins from the hotel - just... More
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    11 October 2017|
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    Response from Pam L | Reviewed this property |
    No, there aren’t any organised activities. Only things are a table tennis table and pool table in addition to the pool
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    Heidi H
    29 September 2017|
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    Response from madpaul | Reviewed this property |
    As previously said they do not provide beach towels. We just brought cheap thin ones with us and left them.
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