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Galeana Beach Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   193 Machis Kritis, Platanias, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Ranked #15 of 19 hotels in Platanias
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Athens, Greece
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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Moscow, Russia
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16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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St Albans, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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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 via mobile

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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Kiev, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2010

We stayed in Galeana Beach Apartments in Sep 2009 ten days (booked via travel agency), this is a web-site: http://www.galeanahotel.com/galeana-beach.html It's well situated, on the 1st row from the beach with a direct entrance to the sea Beach is fine, but bear in mind it's still public as all beaches in Greece (Crete) There're 2 storeys houses in greek style... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2009

We traveled to Crete, with Monarch, and had booked into the Galeana Apartments in Platanias on the eastern side of Rethymnon. it was a hectic one hour drive to the premises from Rethymnon Airport in our hire car, The Old road runs parallel to the main motorway on the north coast of Crete, It was pleasantly situated on the beach... More

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Address: 193 Machis Kritis, Platanias, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Rethymnon > Platanias
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Galeana Beach Hotel 2*
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