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Galeana Beach Hotel

196 Machis Kritis, Platanias, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Ranked #13 of 19 Hotels in Platanias
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a chilled out, relaxing break in a pretty village type setting on the beach then this is the very spot to be! The warm and friendly atmosphere hits you on arrival and never ceases. Stelios and Manos are a great team in the beach bar, ever attentive and good humoured, nothing was too much trouble;... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there for 8 nights and absolutely loved it. The hotel is clean and beautifully decorated with lots of trees and flowers around. It's like a tiny little village with white houses and blue windows. Although the hotel is located in the centre of Platanias it is very quiet and you only need to walk about 100m to the... More 

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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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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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 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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Moscow, Russia
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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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