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Caretta Beach

Kydonias, Gerani, Crete 73100, Greece
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My wife, daughter and I stayed here for two weeks in August and the first thing I would say is that the people working here are the most considerate and genuine people, for whom nothing was too much trouble. Its a very quiet resort, with a hotel quite close by, on either side. But it's a rural beachside setting and... More 

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Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We stayed there last summer (we came from Lithuania, the owners organized us a taxi to and from the hotel) and were more then happy about everything, especially location and restaurant food. Owners were just fantastic. It is a really wonderful small family hotel. Barbara cooked every day for our one year baby boy and we enjoyed all the meal.... More 

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Rome, Italy
20 reviews 20 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We have been 1 week in this hotel very close to Platanias. The staff is very kind and always for help and suggestions. Rooms are ok. The hotel has direct access to the beach, where you can get 1 umbrella and 2 beds for 2.5 €. Also, the location of the hotel is very convenient since it is easy to... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Very friendly and attentive staff, fantastic/picturesque location, couldn't ask for more. Room was small/basic, but had everything we needed & really only treated as a place to crash at night anyway. My daughter was over the moon to have seen a turtle on the beach - even though it was an injured one being re-released after treatment.

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Rauenberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Caretta Beach in Gerani is a fantastic small family hotel with superior service, great appartments, a beautiful pool and close to a super sand beach with clear water. The hotel team with Barbara, Thea, Klara, and Vera is always friendly and helps you in all matters. The food served at the restaurant is gorgious. It's the perfect base for a... More 

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Birkenfeld, Germany
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stayed for a week at Caretta Beach and enjoyed complete relaxation. The rooms were always clean. You can pick between pool and beach (lifeguard was present). The food is excellent. Adults and kids, everybody was pleased and enjoyed the meals. Always fresh, always a great taste! We experienced a high level of service and thoughtfulness during our stay. We... More 

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Birkenfeld, Germany
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We were two families that stayed at the Caretta Beach Apartments in July 2013. We would like to thank Thea, Barbara, the family Kapsalakis and the whole team for their amazing hospitality. As always the rooms were kept very clean and tidy. We had a really beautiful view over the sea. The kids loved the pool and there were plenty... More 

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Ellenborough, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We stayed here as a family of four. It is spartan, and a little tired. We stayed for a week in an upstairs two room apartment. The "kitchen" is really just a sink with a hotplate and the kitchen equipment was probably matched and complete about ten years ago...sad. We like to book this category of accommodation - 1 or... More 

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Paiania, Greece
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Once arrived at Chania, called for instructions on how to get there. Thea, the hotel manager, said "... after the reeds, turn right. No signs, no road name". Suddenly I felt somewhat uncomfortable, till arrived. Just follow the instructions and you will be rewarded. Beside the beach, a complex of self-catering apartments, with huge rooms and terraces. In absolute tranquility.... More 

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Schenectady, NY
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79 reviews 79 reviews
44 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We WILL return here. Going off-season in May was nice as only us Northern types were there. Pool is nice, they serve food/drinks overlooking the Med. and the beach is large like in Florida, which is quite rare in Greece as most beaches are either small or short or owned by the bars. This is a walking beach for, literally,... More 

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Address: Kydonias, Gerani, Crete 73100, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Gerani
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 19
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