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Balos Beach

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Kaliviani, Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel with amazing views and probably the best access to Balos Beach (OK, it's still 30min by car to get there). Breakfasts are good and fulling, close by you can find great restaurant: Mama's dinner and a drinkbar "Garten". In the hotel ask for room 203 if possible.

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views are fantastic especially from the balcony of our room. It's a bit remote but driving here from Chania was a delight even though we thought we were lost a few times along the way. The room is bright, airy and very clean. Fantastic balcony with views of the bay, mountains and surrounding countryside. The restaurant is buffet, both... More 

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jerusalem
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We realy liked our stay in the resort! The pool is great, nice view and helpful stuff. Nice restaurants and beautifully beaches around though not very near. A rocky beach right next to the resort, sweemable. We liked it very much!!!

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Dorado, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is the closest one to the National park where you can visit Balos Lagoon. The Lagoon is one of the most beautiful natural lagoons I've ever seen. The hotel has comfortable rooms with small kitchenettes, a balcony with wonderful views of the ocean. They have a great pool which is probably wonderful during the summer months. There is... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This hotel is the closest, if you want to reach the Balos beach and lagoon, it has excellent views from the balcony, the newly renovated rooms are quite good, though still some more work has to be done in the bathrooms. The wifi was excellent throughout and even in the balcony. Dinner buffet was good, didn't try the breakfast though.... More 

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Houilles, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Good location With GOOD view on sea and montains. Ask for a room upstairs With a pool view. A lot of stairs and the lift doesn’t work when it is rainy. Good breakfast with a lot of variety. The swimming pool was dirty maybe because of the bad weather .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Hotel over look the sea; very nice rooms and locations...but remote. If you wish to say and relax nice place. Or/and if want to use as your base to see other places in western Crete. Had good swimming pool.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The hotel is a little way outside of Kissamos, on the road to Balos beach. It has a wonderful swimming pool with views over the bay. We had a spacious, very clean studio with a huge terrace -- room No. 506 -- for the first three nights, but had to move to a different studio (408) on the ground floor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Perfect money/value, 8km to balos beach (last hotel on the way there), clean rooms, very friendly people, Wifi everywhere, good thing - junior suite has a gas burner. One minus/plus is that nothing is happening in 10km radius. One hint: it's better to go to balos beach by ship from Kissamos (25€) than go by car. Very bad road, You... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Nice, basic hotel, with self cooking facilities as well as a buffet breakfast and dinner option. Good wifi throughout, and very helpful staff. The minus, very isolated, unless you have your own transport. No local shops nearby, and the local beach is not great... But for seeing the beautiful Balos Lagoon, this is the closest hotel you can get.

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