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Elounda Bay Palace

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Elounda Bay, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
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RIOLADY59 Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Me and my husband have just returned from the Elounda bay palace. We checked in to room 259 which is a mountain view room. The view of the mountain and surrounding area is beautiful. We booked last minute so we were lucky to get a room really. We arrived late at night so we missed our evening meal but we... More

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have just returned from a wonderfully relaxing holiday at The Elounda Bay Palace. I had such a happy time there and I would not hesitate to recommend it to others . I hope to return next year. The hotel , grounds, position and facilities were excellent. I loved the decor throughout the hotel. Lovely blue and yellow and soft... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 11 nights at the Elounda Bay in August 2014. We found the welcome and hotel staff to be excellent and the food was fantastic. Having gone expecting to 'escape' to local restaurants we found the food to be great. The beach was good but sunbeds were all gone by 10.00am so get there early. I tried the... 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, at the Elounda Bay Palace. Our dedicated staff have been working for the hotel for so many years, that they feel it like their second home; and they are always pleased to offer our... More

Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely an hotel I DO NOT recommend despite the great location. The hotel, built in the 1980s (or earlier?), needs serious renovation and is not worth the money (the whole hotel has not aged well and looks extremely old). Prices (rooms but also food, drinks and extras) are outrageous as compared to other (real) 5-star hotels available in Crete. Forget... More

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

We regret that this reviewer decided to write such a review about the Elounda Bay Palace. The hotel was built in 1975 and has a yearly renovation programme which is re assessed at the end of every season. Our hotel is kept in the Cretan style with whitewashed bungalows and colourful gardens. If the reviewer was expecting a modern style... More

Athens, Greece
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed with my wife for 7 nights at the Elounda Bay Palace in August 2014. Overall the experience was OK with a few flaws. Here follow the pros and cons of my stay: Pros 1. Fantastic location, right on the beach. The beach being on the gulf of Elounda was never windy and was really swimming friendly. 2. Service... More

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

Thank you for sharing your holiday experience at the Elounda Bay Palace with the readers of TripAdvisor website. We greatly appreciate that you overall enjoyed your stay with us. Elounda Bay Palace is a Greek hotel, with Cretan style. The architect of the hotel is based on the traditional Cretan style and during the renovation and refurbishment program take place... More

Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are fantastic - always friendly and helpful. Crystal clear sea. Amazing varied selection of food. Clean rooms and beautiful gardens. Local villages are amazing for food and Greek hospitality - Elounda (beautiful fishing village) within walking distance. Will be back for more!

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

Thank for sharing your holiday experience with the readers of TripAdvisor website. We greatly appreciate your kind appraisal of our facilities and services and the fact that you had a relaxing holiday with us, at the Elounda Bay Palace. Our staff strives to provide everything a guest needs to enjoy an exclusive vacation; hence, they are delighted to read that... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I stayed here with friends for a short break and we definitely chose the right place. Tucked away surrounded by mountains on one side and the beach/bay on the other, it was fabulous. Staff could not do enough for us. We received a free upgrade to a room with a shared private pool, and the staff remembered which of our... More

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

Thank you for sharing your vacation experience with the readers of TripAdvisor website. We greatly appreciate that you had a memorable and relaxing holiday at the Elounda Bay Palace. Our hotel offers our guests astonishing views across the crystal clear blue sea to the mountains on the northern coast of the island. It is the aim of our staff to... More

Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed in July 2014, 2 adults and 2 teenagers. All the staff were genuinely fantastic from restaurant waiting to beach to sports staff: nothing was too much trouble and they always had a smile and kind word. Our room was not huge but recently renovated and spotlessly clean. Turn down evening service a nice touch. Standard of food in... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a gracious review on TripAdvisor website. We are delighted to read that you had a fantastic holiday with us, at the Elounda Bay Palace. Your kind comments about our staff are passed on to them and they feel honored that their efforts went a long way to meet and satisfy your... More

Manchester
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I had booked this holiday for me and some friends as a long relaxing holiday was overdue. On arrival we were given a free upgrade to the silver club which was a private shared pool and an exquisite view of the sea, it was perfect. The facilities are fantastic with lots to do and everything within the walking distance. The... More

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

Thank you for sharing your holiday memories with the readers of TripAdvisor website. We are delighted that your expectations were met for your relaxing stay with friends. Indeed between our 7 Bars and 7 Restaurants, and room of coast line, there is always some area of our resort to be experienced. The hotel is situated in its own unique bay,... More

Geneva
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Best place ever, beautiful beach, excellent food buffet for breakfast and dinner but every day different. We have never been so well did not even want to go out of hotel. Personnel, both at reception or beach or restaurants very friendly always ready to help.

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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. We are delighted to read that you had a fantastic holiday with us. Our unique location in the sheltered bay of Mirabello, affording our guests spectacular views across the crystal clear blue sea to the mountains on the northern... More

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Address: Elounda Bay, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
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Location: Greece > Crete > Lassithi Prefecture > Elounda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Elounda Bay Palace 5*
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Bay Palace Hotel Elounda
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