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Candia Maris Resort & Spa Crete

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   72 Andreas Papandreou Street, Heraklion, Crete 71414, Greece
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Ranked #10 of 63 hotels in Heraklion
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

great pool, great beach, friendly staff. Not great food, but it was ok. Terrible drinks. The sodas and the wine is so bad that the only real choice was between beers and water! Even the coffee at breakfast was of the bad kind. The instant coffee in the rooms was better! There was a option to buy decent wine, but... More

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Poznan
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We spent there 2 weeks (June/August). Before we used to choose Magic Life on Kos but they moved the club to a different place, so we decided to change to Crete this year. We have the basis for comparison and here are pros & cons of Magic Life Candia Maris. The cons should be treated more as remarks for the... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We booked this hotel to have a relax vacation with our little and very energetic daughter (1 year). The hotel is indeed a multifunctional luxurious resort. Everybody can find his way to have a perfect place to stay! Lots of sport facilities/wellness arangements/places to relax/enjoy the 3 restaurants. it is a bit confusing that this hotel is advertised as a... More

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

This place is awesome. There are countless activities if you want to stay active, including archery, bike riding, zumba to name a few. The hotel staff is very warm and inviting. The hotel itself is very nice, decorated really well even for US standards. The beach is beautiful. Our hotel balcony was overlooking the beach and sea, and it was... More

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Sydney
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We stayed in a delux room on the 2nd floor. We had views of the pool area and beach. Positives: • Room was spacious, lots of space to move around and place luggage. • Our package was all inclusive which meant all meals, beverages (including alcohol) and activities were included in the price. We never had to pay for anything... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is fantastic! I enjoyed the atmosphere there so much and the food was great! Rooms were clean and the staff was friendly and helpful! I really love this hotel it's one of my favorite hotels ever! :)

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Montreux, Switzerland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Very nice hotel on a magic island. Nice location very close to Heraklion and kazanzakis airport. Very kind staff and perfectly organized spa and gym. In general, many activities to do, never get bored and great vacation in one of the best islands to visit.

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Washington, D.C
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

The service my husband and I received at Candia Maris was top notch. We went there on our honeymoon, and there was nothing the staff there could have done to have made our stay more special. The rooms were immaculate and the location of the hotel was perfect. It was a short bus ride away from the downtown and right... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

We stayed here for five days in September. We had upgraded our room to a seaview with a view of the pool. The room was nice and it appeared to be upgraded. We were able to watch the sunset every evening while enjoying a beverage on the hotel balcony that was quite spacious. The breakfast and dinner buffet were good... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
43 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2011

very nice and large resort directly at the shores of the sea with beautiful view. However the cleanliness is not top at all: the floor in our junior suite was not whipped upon arrival, the toilet outside was still full of exctrements (by the way during the whole period of 4 days never cleaned), the water cooker was never cleaned... More

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ManiadiMarina, Sales Manager at Candia Maris Resort & Spa Crete, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your comments from your recent stay with us, which we have duly noted and the necessary follow-up has been done, in our constant strive to improve our services. We are sorry though you did not share your points directly with us during your stay, in order to make your stay more pleasant and eliminate any... More

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Address: 72 Andreas Papandreou Street, Heraklion, Crete 71414, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Heraklion
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Candia Maris Resort & Spa Crete 4*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Heraklion #6 Luxury Hotel in Heraklion #7 Family Hotel in Heraklion #8 Romantic Hotel in Heraklion
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