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Galeana Beach Hotel

196 Machis Kritis, Platanias, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Galeana Beach Hotel
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Ranked #14 of 19 Hotels in Platanias
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and our little son stayed in total for four weeks and I joined for two weeks in August. This was already fourth time when we decided to choose the Galeana Beach, just because for the long stay, i.e. four weeks - the quality/price ratrion is just okay. Location is excellent, hundred meters straight to the beach without moving... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Although we were not guests at this hotel, I felt compelled to post a very short review of our experience at the beach snack bar of the Galeana Beach Hotel. (not actually sure if this is in keeping with TA's guidelines, but hey ho) Tuesday of this week we decided to spend the day at the beach and after a... More 

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Athens, Greece
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We found exactly what we expected... nice, confortable apartments by the sea. The rooms are rather basic and also old (some parts heavily need restoration...), but the whole setup resembles a small village, which is quite picturesque. The beach is OK, but sea is inaccessible on windy days, which is common for all beaches in northern Crete. The breakfast needs... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

There are many brilliant features of this hotel and a couple of gaps that rather let it down. Lets start with the positives: Great location, walk out of your room and step onto the sandy beach. Have a cocktail from the bar overlooking the beach and enjoy the views. The rooms are very comfortable, we had a family room which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We stayed as a couple in a standard studio with breakfast only. Rooms are basic, clean and spacious with a small kitchenette and enough cutlery. Thin uncomfy pillows in some rooms. We did not use AC (6 Euro per day). Breakfast is all the same, all the days: boiled eggs, youghurt, jam, tomatoes, cucumbers, cheese (so you can make yourself... More 

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Mold, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We stayed in a 4 bed apartment at the end of August 2013, 2 adults & 2 young teenage children. The apartment was quite spacious, although the patio area was rather small and the table was tiny - suitable for a couple, but not a family. The accommodation is very basic with minimal cooking facilities, however this isn't really an... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

The studio we have was nice and we had enough space&terras.Only the furniture could be a bit more up to date!The swimming pools(2)are nice&clean and the beach is only 2min walking from your studio! The busstop is 5min away to Rethymnon and takes +-10 min! Its a nice place the Galeana,no noice at night! They are very friendly at the... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Ground floor better very quiet. AC was free in our package! Bar was never open this was a bit of a dissappointment. Every time we went in the pool all 4 of us has a reaction either to our skin or eyes so we mainly went on the beach. Receptionist was nice and helpful just wasn't open all hours. Clean... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

This review is for the apartments only. I think the hotel is a short distance further towards Heraklion. In this budget range we were very pleased with these apartments. We booked self-catering but it was a little bonus to find out that the buffet breakfast was included anyway. The breakfast wasn't top cuisine but we had no reason to complain.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

We look this to be cheap and well recommended, and prebooked a week for a family of 4 in a 3 room apt. Positive: .Beautiful buildings and good karma in general .Peaceful and quiet place .Short distance to Rethymno Negative: .Breakfast appalling with bad products like canned meat and very watery juice .Cleaning service not thorough, and no broom to... More 

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