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“Good place for traveling as well as staying on the beach, with risk of waves”
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Maravel Land
Ranked #7 of 15 Hotels in Adelianos Kampos
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Clean, nice, big enough rooms. Friendly staff, speaking English at least at basic level.
Choice of food (halfboard) is ok for 3 stars hotel, also for vegetarians, wide offer of vegetables
Directly on the beach, equipped with only small swimming pool
High risk of big and dangerous waves resulting in red flags. We spent there 10 days in August and were able to really swimm only for 2 days! Other 2 half days we can go to the water for about 2 hours, than it was forbidden. It is very frequent situation in this area.
Extremely noisy rooms on the street side, it is about 6 rooms, there no chance to sleep because of high traffic.

Room Tip: Do not accept the rooms situated to the street. Rooms for bigger families are closer to the beach an...
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  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We spent 10 nice days in this hotel.( me, my husband and our 3 years old son).
The Hotel is in a really nice place, near the sea and not far from Rethymnon center. If you rent a car, it takes about 10-15 min get to Rethymnon.
Near the hotel there are a lot of restaurants ant small supermarkets, where you can buy everything you need.

We really liked the personnel in the hotel. All were very kind and helpful.
The owner of hotel is very nice person too, he was very kind for our child.
The food was really tasty, we had not any problem with it. For 3 stars hotel it is ok.
But please do not wait that there would be the special meal for children, it is only 3 starts. All meal was really fresh and good cooked.

Only some suggessions from our side:
1. Please try to clean the beach near the hotel more often. A lot of people having a rest there, so in my opinion it could be more clean.
2. Playground for children must be improved. There are a good place for the playground, but it is very old, not similiar as we saw on photo of hotel.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We spent here amazing week. The food was delicious, staff pleasant, they solved every our problem without hesistation. Room was big enough including balcony where you can store stuff from beach. We get exactly what we expected.

There were just two things which made me give 4/5. First one was the fact that wi-fi was accessible just from the reception but that would not mather so much. And second thing was the bathroom in our room - especially the shower. It was absolutely impossible to have a shower without flooding the whole bathroom and we were annoyed with wiping the floor after every shower. It would be appropriate to fix it.
But its possible that we were in a room which is just waiting for renovation.

Anyway, thank you for perfect holiday.

Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Karolína Š
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We spent a week in Maravel Land and to be honest we don't know if to recommend it or not.
There are many positive things to highlight that are later destroyed by some negative nonsences.
Staff: friendly and ready to help, working hard every day. The biggest plus of the hotel.
Animation programme: Basically no animation programme at all, only one Greek night on Thursday. No games, no activities like sports, nothing. If you can entertain yourself it doesn't mind but some people would appreciate it.
Pool: clean but not enough sunbeds (approx 20 sunbeds & 10 umbrellas), we had to wake up every morning by alarm at 6 a. m. to put towels to reserve it. I know, don't judge us, we just wanted to have a sunbeds by pool :-)
Beach: Red flag for 5/7 days, sunbeds (2) and umbrella for €5 even on the hotel beach. Earning money everywhere. I would rather pay more on the holiday price and have the basic "holiday tools" included.
Room: we had a room placed in the ground floor with terrace directly next to the sidewalk, impossible to keep windows open during the day. Cleaned daily, but something stinked there. We changed the pillows, it helped a lot but not deleted the smell totally. Had to ventilate the room frequently but due to its location only when we were there. Other guests did not have the same problem so I guess it was only a bad luck in the specific room. Beds are ok, nothing special but after all day on sun you can sleep on everything :-)
Food: even there were less choices I expected the food was OK and everytime we had a good meal. Second biggest plus!
Drinks: this point is the biggest disapointement of all holiday. Postmix (Mirinda, 7up, Pepsi, sparkling watter), beer, wine. Still watter was poured from bottle which was filled from pipe before. Just why? To look better? I don't know...
From alco drinks - ouzo, rakija, cognak. Everything from the cheapest brand and impossible to enjoy. Juice - no way, just some "juice looking" fluid colored into orange.

Overall - the staff does its best but the management of the hotel forces them to earn on everything over the very basic standard. And the level of product they offer is the cheapes as possible.

I really missed some more alco drinks (local vodka, local rums & coctails made of it), food (only one day pita, tzatziky and souvlaki and it was delicous!!!)

I would recommend this hotel to not very spoiled people or if the price is interesting. Our price was a bit higher therefore we have expected something more.

But!!! It's only up to you how you enjoy your holiday and we enjoyed it a lot! :-)


Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Beautiful stay. Very friendly and kind staff, nice people. Tasty, Fresh and Balanced Cuisine. More than Enough Food. Excellent location just on the Beach. Price vs. Value comparison is very suitable. Rethymno town is some 6 km, 20 minutes by bus. Tickets available in the reception. Many possibilities to rent a car /scooter. Very good access into the sea even for children. But due to some big stones in it, it is better to wear water shoes for first few days. Due to the sandy bottom and shallow water, there is slightly cloudy water. While snorkeling in the water not seeing anything. Pool is clean but small, rather only for children, depth from 60 to 160 cm. Few lounge chairs around the pool, almost all of them always busy. No animation for children.
Generally Satisfaction! I can recommend!

Room Tip: Just few rooms with the view to the sea. Try to choose or book some room in the second floor, not it...
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  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Maravel Land

Address: Adelianos Kampos, Crete 741 00, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Adelianos Kampos
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Ranked #7 of 15 Hotels in Adelianos Kampos
Price Range: ₹ 2,858 - ₹ 10,326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
Maravel Land Rethymnon
Maravel Land Crete/Adelianos Kampos

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