We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Mistral

Certificate of Excellence
Maleme, Crete 73100, Greece
The Mistral
Write a Review

347 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    278
    46
    8
    12
    3
See reviews for
Families
0
2
290
1
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (145)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (347)
  • Mar-May only
    (48)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (165)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (126)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (8)
All months
Gt. Harwood
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

First visited the Mistral 10 years ago & it was a fantastic 2 week holiday in the sunshine. Since then the hotel has had extensive renovations & refurbishment on the interior & exterior which are absolutely wonderful. The decor in the rooms are lovely & I found my large double bed very comfortable. The hotel has certainly retained its friendly... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lymington, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've just returned home from another lovely two week stay at the Mistral. This time I went on a number of special trips run by the hotel, taking me to places off the beaten track which the average traveller could miss. They have their own minibuses, so if a few guests want to go on a special trip, it can... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Greenbrae, California
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided on the Mistral based on the fabulous reviews from solo travelers and it exceeded my expectations in every way. From the professionalism and experience of the staff to the friendliness of fellow travelers, I would not hesitate to book another vacation at the Mistral. Living in California, it is not as convenient to return on a regular basis as... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
San Francisco
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was one of four Americans and 26 Brits. The rooms were lovely, the food abundant and the company full of fun and friendliness. The staff is amazingly knowledgeable and very available to help or inform a guest. I was envious of those who were staying another week. I so enjoyed my fellow travelers and our fantastic family style meals... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You are never neglected at the Mistral. A dedicated team will see that you are well looked after. As everyone is single it is easy to make friends. Arriving tired and in need of a holiday you will not recognise yourself after 24 hours in the sun, having experienced Cretan hospitality at its best. You will be introduced to the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Milton Keynes, UK
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
27 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow - my third trip to Mistral in just over a year and I very much doubt it will be my last - I love travel and rarely go back to the same place twice... But Mistral is worth making an exception for so here I am just back from the walking week, with a few extra chilling days. Mistral... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Abberley, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just returned home following my 4th stay at the Mistral hotel. This family run establishment makes everyone feel like guests in a private luxury home. The food is Greek and exciting, the organised activities offer alternatives to meet everyone's tastes, and the whole experience is an adventure as you get to know the other guests. I have already... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
sturminster newton
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time at the Mistral, I enjoyed it immensely. My room, at the front, was excellent, no noise worries at all. The staff were always welcoming and efficient. The food was a revelation, many many courses at each meal and all delicious, the chef is very special. Wonderful weather and a big thankyou to all (including my fellow guests) who... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second visit to the Mistral and yet again it was absolutely wonderful. This was a 'walking week' which was brilliant. Having a very knowledgeable guide makes such a huge difference to trying to find your own way round. The rooms and food are fantastic and the staff cannot do enough to make your visit a memorable one.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My review is long-overdue....I stayed at the Mistral end of Sept for 2 weeks and though had intended on writing a review immediately upon my return, as per usual, got busy back at work and the time has just slipped away! I'm a "repeat" guest; it was my 4th visit and whilst I love the Mistral experience, I can understand... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 16
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

105 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (105)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (19)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (17)
Viewed
Room/suite (16)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
Bathroom (6)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Other (38)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities