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Elounda Bay Palace

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Elounda Bay, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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Brussels, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my third visit to this beautiful resort. This year we explored more around the compound and they have really great restaurants. A quiet area and a lovely place to relax. I think that slacked on the room cleaning this year and that is no good for this kind of hotel. June is a great time of year to... 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 enjoyed your stay with us. Elounda Bay Palace and its sister hotel Elounda Beach are located on 1000m of coastline, with 4 golden sandy beaches where our guests can relax and enjoy the blue sea of Mirabello. As... More

Athens
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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there last summer. Booked two double rooms, mountain view but were promised an upgrade to bungalows with sea view. When we arrived the rooms looked nothing like the pics we received with the reservation confirmation!! They were old, sad and small. The bed was tiny and only had one side table. Not a room you would expect to... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second time in this beautiful peaceful place We love it and we feel like home from the friendly staff they hospitality is amazing they happy faces nothing is a problem for them to do for you to make your stay more relaxing the rooms clean twice the day with fresh clean towels ,soaps etc.The food well what... 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 with the readers of TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read that you had such a peaceful and relaxing stay with us, and that our luxurious, comfortable and well maintained facilities met your expectations. Our dedicated staff has been informed about your gracious comments and they really appreciate that their... 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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