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Elounda Bay Palace

5.0 of 5 Elounda Bay, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Elounda Bay Hotel 3 times in a Superior sea view room. I just can't help returning to this hotel! The last two visits were as honoured guests. It is a wonderful hotel in a fantastic location. From the moment you arrive at the airport you are met by the Elounda car and driven around 40... More 

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We had a seven night stay at the Elounda Bay Palace Hotel at the beginning of October 2014. We love Crete but this was our first time on this part of the island and in this hotel. We were not disappointed and indeed this was possibly our best ever experience. We didn't find the hotel dated at all, and nor... More 

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ManagementCrete, General Manager at Elounda Bay Palace, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your holiday experience at the Elounda Bay Palace with the readers of TripAdvisor website. We are delighted to read your kind comments and the fact that you enjoyed your stay with us. Elounda Bay Palace has 22 different types of rooms and our dedicated reservation team is always at our guests’ disposal... More 

Phuket, Thailand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were upgraded from a sea view room to a sea view suite, maybe because we booked on the Leading Hotels of the World website or maybe we were just lucky for our first visit to Crete.At any rate we were very happy with this spacious suite and the great sea view.Because it was September our room included half board... More 

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ManagementCrete, General Manager at Elounda Bay Palace, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review on TripAdvisor website. We are delighted that among our 22 different types of rooms, we allocated the ideal accommodation for you, which met your expectations and illustrated your wonderful experience at the Elounda Bay Palace. Our dedicated staff works hard to enhance our guests’ holiday experience as well as provide our unique warm Cretan... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Recently returned from an 11 night stay. We are in our 50s. Overall we liked the hotel and would come back again, It is in a marevelous setting - cresecent shaped bay with an island in the mouth of the bay, mountains all around. The bay is very calm for good sea swimming and snorkelling and we liked the nearby... More 

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ManagementCrete, General Manager at Elounda Bay Palace, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your holiday experience with the readers of TripAdvisor website. We are delighted to read that you overall enjoyed your stay with us. Hotel’s unique setting in the Mirabello bay offers our guests uninterrupted views across the mountains of north east Crete. Within the resorts, our guests can enjoy different cuisines, with freshly cooked dishes, in our... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

The Elounda Bay Palace and the Elounda Beach are really one large property so read the reviews for both. We had a great deal through the Leading Hotels of the world and had two suites next to each other with fantastic sea views. We have two teenagers and they were welcomed at this family oriented resort. Suite 438 was great... More 

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ManagementCrete, General Manager at Elounda Bay Palace, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing such a kind and detailed review on TripAdvisor website. We are delighted that the Elounda Bay Palace met your expectations and you and your family had an enjoyable stay. Elounda Bay Palace, with its sister hotel Elounda Beach, is located in 1km coastline in the Mirabello Bay with the unique advantage of private sandy... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

While staying in Crete my husband surprised me with a wonderful 3 day stay for our Wedding Aniversary. We found all the staff we met to be helpful friendly and nothing was to much trouble.When shown to our room we were delighted we had a beautiful sea view and our own shared pool. I have read some of the other... More 

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ManagementCrete, General Manager at Elounda Bay Palace, responded to this review

Thank for sharing your experience at the Elounda Bay Palace with the reader of TripAdvisor website. We are pleased to read that our wonderful hotel made your wedding anniversary so special. Our dedicated staff works hard to accommodate our guests’ special requests and provide them a holiday to remember. Hotel’s unique location with sandy beaches, outlets, venues and activities provide... More 

Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I stayed at Elounda Bay Palace for one week in early October. I was initially disappointed, but the place grew on me. It can do better. Let me point out the good and the bad: The Good: I checked in very very late and the hotel staff had provided me with a room service meal, fruit tray and a bottle... More 

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ManagementCrete, General Manager at Elounda Bay Palace, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your view about the Elounda Bay Palace with the readers of TripAdvisor website. The unique location of our hotel with sandy beaches at the Mirabello Bay offer our guests the ideal quiet and relaxation they may require for their holiday. The prices in our resort are in line with other hotels of the same standard in... More 

Yarm, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

So quiet, no traffic noise at all, occasionally the sound of a boat passing but nothing to disrupt the peace. Large complex of two hotels Elounda Bay and Elounda Beach 3 beaches to choose from and one private beach if so lucky. All have very easy access into crystal clear sea. Hotel room was superior double with sea view but... More 

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ManagementCrete, General Manager at Elounda Bay Palace, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your review on TripAdvisor website. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your holiday in the Elounda Bay Palace. There is a renovation and refurbishment program taking place every winter; therefore, our hotel and its facilities are assessed frequently. Our chefs, in the main restaurant, offer a show cooking in stations in front of our... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We were very pleased with this hotel during our 7 day stay. Efficient and very friendly staff; excellent cuisine and wonderful facilities especially the private beach. Room was very comfortable and toiletries were refreshed daily and towels twice daily without asking. Baggage collected and delivered to taxi meeting point. We attended the weekly PR cocktail reception and our opinions were... More 

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ManagementCrete, General Manager at Elounda Bay Palace, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience at the Elounda Bay Palace with the readers of TripAdvisor website. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our staff has been working for the hotel for many years offering our warm Cretan hospitality. Hotel’s unique location offers private sandy beaches along its 1000m coastline at the Mirabello... More 

Livingston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Very nice hotel, very well run, but certain issues let it down! Thalassa, beautiful setting, looks stunning, staff are below par; waitress couldn't wait until she got back into the building to check the tips. Manager thinks he can sing and insists on singing with the band, he was crap! Really spoilt such a nice meal. The Ariadne restaurant, an... More 

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ManagementCrete, General Manager at Elounda Bay Palace, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about the Elounda Bay Palace hotel with the readers of the Trip Advisor website. We regret that the restaurant managers attempt to emulate the ‘singing waiter’ failed and we have asked him to curb his inclinations. However, it is the aim of all the staff to provide the ultimate holiday experience for our guests... More 

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Address: Elounda Bay, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Elounda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Elounda Bay Palace 5*
Number of rooms: 244
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Also Known As:
Elounda Bay Palace Hotel Elounda
Bay Palace Hotel Elounda
Elounda Bay Palace Crete
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Elounda
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Elounda
#7 Luxury Hotel in Elounda
#11 Romantic Hotel in Elounda

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