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Vanisko Hotel

Andrea Papandreou 7 | Ammoydara, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We have stayed at this hotel more than once. Managed mainly by members of the same Cretan family. I apologize if some of you, will find my words and description nicer, than it could be,if it wasn't for my truly friendly feelings towards the members of this family. They have redecorated again the hotel since our last stay there in... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Very shabby place. We stayed there when our plabe to Warsaw was 12 hours deleyed. The place is noisy, furniture is old, food is horrible. Of course is was better than waiting the whole night at the airport. Otherwise I would never go there again.

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

A good hotel comparing to others in the same category (two stars). It is close to the city of Heraklion, recently renovated, clean, good service and the price was great. It is close to the ammoudara beach (not the best beach you can find in Crete because it is very close to the city). There is a big supermarket right... More

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Athens
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Our stay in this hotel was more than satisfactory. The Hotel, recently renovated, is situated only 10 minutes away from the City of Heraclion, near the beautiful beach of Ammoudara. The room was very comfortable and clean. They were all very polite and willing to help us.

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Porthcawl
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Our flight back to Cardiff was delayed 9hrs and ThomasCook bused us to this dump. There were in excess of 100 other passengers with all their luggage who got off 2 buses. There was one person at reception !! There is one lift ! which only takes 4 people. We were on the 3rd floor. The room was clean but... More

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Los Angeles
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012 via mobile

We ended up at this hotel after we got a huge downer from The Sun just up the street. Thats another review already submitted. Vanisko Hotel was our last ditch before sleeping in the car. We look back and think we should have saved the 50 bucks and slept in the car. The guy working the counter (130am) on Sept... More

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Wicklow, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Thomas Cook put 120 people up in this hotel after our flight to Dublin was cancelled and delayed by 16 hours. The rep Amanda promised everyone that we would be put up in a 5 star hotel where the pilot was staying and with an all inclusive guarantee. What a joke. On three occasions we were told after waiting nearly... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2011

As with other guests, Thomas Cook put us up in this hotel due to our flight being delayed more than 8 hours. We waited over an hour queuing to check in, as there were 300 guests who all arrived together. The room felt as though it had not been cleaned for a long time; stale water in the wc pan;... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2010

As with the previous review, myself, my partner and his family including a 6 month old baby and 2 pensioners were put up in this hotel due to our flight being cancelled. I honestly have never ever experienced anything as awful as the Hotel Vanisko. The staff were rude when we requested a cleaner to mop up our overflowing drain... More

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clitheroe
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2008

my husband and I (along with approx 200 other people) were put up at this hotel after our flight was cancelled TWICE we arrived at 4 am on saturday 12th september and left at 6pm sunday 13th. The man on reception with a helper managed quite well to get us all rooms and we were quite happy with ours-it was... More

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Address: Andrea Papandreou 7 | Ammoydara, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Heraklion
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 100
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