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Istron Bay Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Istron, Crete 72100, Greece
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kiev, Ukraine
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Me and my husband stayed in this hotel for our honeymoon. It was amazing! We've been offered a better room than the one that we ordered, a compliment of bottle of wine and fruit and a fancy dinner as congratulations on our marriage. The service was excellent, the food was various and tasty, the room was decorated in Minoan Cretan... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel in old-fashioned greek style! There is a beautiful sea-view, nice staff working in hotel. A lot of German and French tourist. A very few russians - as a big plus! ) Lovely place, but not for everyone. I love it!

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Bad Sackingen, Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This older hotel is nestled right into the cliff side of a beautiful beach in Istron. We had an amazing view from our room with large terasse, bathtub, large comfy bed- everything we needed was here.. Dinner was fantastic and the service was excellent. Breakfast was also good. The beach is sandy-small stones, but the water is crystal clear. You... More

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This is not the cool old-fashioned I'm talking about, but the experience you'll get in a hotel 20 years ago. We booked a Junior Suite which at first lived up to the expectations, but at a second glance had few problems, the most major of which was exposed electrical wires in the shower! The room was also eerily minimalistic in... More

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Piraeus, Greece
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

We stay at istron bay for four nights The location is excellent beautiful bay close to agios nikolaos very convenient . The hotel now I believe it needs serious renovation ok everything was clean and the stuff was very kind and helpful but the buildings and the pool seemed left like that for many many years.. Beside all that we... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

We stayed on the recommendation of friends who live in the area. The hotel is family owned and the staff are all local. Although the hotel claims five stars (probably was in the 1980s) it is actually more like a very good three stars. Once you look past the obviously dated design of the hotel, the true benefits become apparent.... More

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Filderstadt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We had a wonderful stay, it was a few years ago but I never took time to write a review, so I'm doing it now. It's an incredible location, you only see the sea for miles, as if you were alone in the area. The staff was really nice, even though we obviously forgot to change our watches upon arrival... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

We stayed here in May in 2012 having booked with Cachet Travel. We wanted it to be a success so although we complained to the hotel we didn't involve Cachet at the beginning of the week. Outlined are some of the problems it had: 1. The beds had very stained undercovers. Made of flock covered plastic. When we removed these,... More

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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

We stayed here for just one night on our car tour around Eastern Crete and it was the most disappointing place we stayed. The place has fantastic potential located in a beautiful bay with the hotel tumbling down the hillside to the beach but it requires major investment to bring it up to standards acceptable for this century. We hoped... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

my husband and i have just just got home from a two week stay at the istron bay hotel. we really enjoyed our holiday, the hotel was lovely, and the views from our room were spectacular. the staff were all very freindly and helpful, the private beach was never over crowded, the sea was clean as was the beach. we... More

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Address: Istron, Crete 72100, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Lassithi Prefecture > Istron
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Istron Bay Hotel 5*
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