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Castro Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   A Papandreou str 301 | Gazi Ammoudara, Gazi, Crete 71414, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wroclaw, Poland
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The hotel is close to the beach and to the main attractions of Ammoudara - restaurants, shops and clubs. I would recommend it to people who spend most of the time out since there is not much to do in the hotel. Rooms are quite cramped and so are the bathrooms. However, they were kept clean. Breakfast is very monotnous... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Close to beach, easy access by bus (only 2 euro ticket) to the center. Clean and quiet place with very friendly staff. I was there in May and what was really important to me there was no children at all so I could really rest

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I recently stayed here with a few friends who were also students from University as we were on an elective placement at the University Hospital Crete. We stayed for 5 weeks, and as the holiday agent gave us a good deal we decided to take this hotel. it looked very good from pics, but we were disappointed. Rooms were basic,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Location: 5 to 10 minutes walk to the beach, 5 minutes from bars and restaurants. Bus stop outside the door, car hire and supermarket next door. Facilities: Nice pool area, fantastic food in the Restaurant, reasonable and great service Rooms: Downside. First room we were given was in main block over reception. We could hear everything happening downstairs, upstairs everywhere... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

This is a basic clean 2star hotel and you get exactly what you should expect from what you are paying If you want four star luxury then please pay for it and do not critise this Hotel for its short comings. Yes the showers do overflow but they are hot and clean and do the job just put a towel... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

me and Mrs Jones and our son stayed for 2 weeks in august 2013,on first arrival at 2am in the morning i will be honest with you it did not look good at all, in fact my son commented by saying have we booked iraq instead! the manager gave us the key for the room and we did at the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I stayed at the Castro hotel for 10 days with my son. My partner was already staying here for a month as part of her degree she was doing an elective placement in heraklion. We loved our time here, the staff marios and marinos,and the manager to name a few were great fun and nothing was too much trouble. The... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

good basic clean hotel. hotel staff friendly and nothing too much trouble.free wifi, and ur own drinks round the pool. good food good hosts and a nice hotel big thumbs up from me. breakfast (anna)is everything and fresh produce. i like a large coffee in a morning and was allowed to bring my own mug.lovley food from the cook (thespina)... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Hi just wanna say this is my first review ever! I have traveled to Greece for over 20 year's 3-4 times a year. This place well I felt so at home there. People were so happy to help you and always polite and always had a smile on their faces even though they are so busy and work very hard... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

just had 2 weeks at the hotel Castro-we arrived around midnight but was still offered a meal- with me being in a wheelchair I requested a ground floor pool view and that's what we got- the air con didn't work but he sorted it out there and then-clean towels and sheets daily- food was lovely- cant understand anyone complaining-if I... More

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Address: A Papandreou str 301 | Gazi Ammoudara, Gazi, Crete 71414, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Gazi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Castro Hotel 2*
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Castro Hotel Heraklion
Castro Hotel Crete/Heraklion Prefecture - Gazi

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Built in 1990, with extensions added in 2001, 2002 and 2006 , CASTRO hotel lies in the middle of Amoudara town only 300m away from the famous sandy beach, just 5 km away from the centre of Heraklion. The hotel Castro has 78 rooms and 4 apartments all recently renovated. There are rooms with sea, mountain and pool view. All rooms have their own bathroom, private balcony, colour TV, telephone device, hairdryer, refrigerator and air-condition.The Hotel offers the conditions to fulfil all the needs of a memorable holiday. Maxim is the name of the restaurant inside the hotel where people can taste the famous and healthy Cretan cuisine. It also has a bar and serves Greek and international dishes as well. Restaurant recently awarded with the specialized “License of Greek Cuisine” by GNTO(EOT).Restaurant is also licensed by Greek Food Quality Control dpt. ( ΕΦΕΤ). By the swimming-pool you will find our pool-bar, where guests can enjoy, apart from a relaxing swim, many refreshments and various cocktails. Our customers can also enjoy our beautiful sunny swimming-pool and sunbath in our garden. The hotel also has reception with 24 hours check-in, a dining room, and a TV Wide screen projector corner. Hotel provides wireless Internet connection Wi-FI (Free) and Internet Corner(surcharge). The Hotel offers various services and facilities, such as a reception, multi-lingual staff, a dining room, Projector wide screen TV, Billiards, Internet Corner, Wi-Fi, an open-air parking area, children pool and a spacious garden. Useful Information -Location -It is very close to the city of Heraklion (only 5km away)-There is a city bus to Heraklion every 20 min-Bus station in front of Hotel -The international Airport is in 11 km -The port is in 8km-Cinema is 800 m -It is only 100m away from the restaurants, bars and supermarkets, rent-a-car ... more   less 
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