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Fortezza Hotel

#30 of 173 Hotels in Rethymnon
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3.0 of 5
Odos Melissinou 16, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Aldridge
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I was abit wary of the hotel being in the old town due to noise. But there was none at all it was a lovely modern hotel the staff were friendly. Just all round brilliant. The pool area was fantastic.Since we last visited in 2012 I've been there twice

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New York City, New York
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

My husband and I were going to Greece for 3 weeks, starting with Crete and we were not sure what town to stay in. I started reading about the towns and Rethymnon sounded lovely. I started checking out hotels and the Fortezza looked and sounded great. We got a room on the pool side. The room was a good size,... More 

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Maidenhead, England, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

It is rare that one can find a hotel so near his chosen place of interest, right in the middle of a Venetian neighbourhood, surrounded by excellent eating places, 5 min walk from the fortress (Fortezza) and the Venetian harbour, yet still quiet at night and with a cool swimming pool with a well-stocked bar. Well, Fortezza is 'it' for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Me and my girlfriend stayed here for a week in september,,,bed & brekfast,,great hotel,great staff,Babis the barman so helpfull with ideas were to eat and visit,great guy,had a laugh with him, Hotel very clean and tidy,good breakfast too,so close to the old town,with shops,bars,and lots of places to eat,you carnt go wrong here,theres something for everyone,and more,the town is so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Basically there is nothing drastically wrong with this hotel and with some management action it could be greatly improved. The rooms are OK. The building is pleasant enough as a building , but it has absolutely no atmosphere to it. The staff do their job, but not terribly enthusiastically and some seem like they really don't want be there. The... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

For 102 euros you would expect a bit more. The room is basic, view of the pool, no safe in the room, empty mini fridge, couple of mini bottles of shampoo and bars of mini soap, towels...oh, and the breakfast was no better. One type of fresh fruit, some tomatoes and cucumbers, cereals breads, tang type juices, some eggs, bread,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We chose this hotel as it’s slap-bang in the middle of the old town of Rethymnon. I can’t fault the location, it’s perfect for the sights, restaurants and bars of the old town. I have no gripes about the hotel on the whole. The only thing that did disappoint a little was the size of the room and the balcony.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We spent 2 nights at the lovely Hotel in the town of Rethymno, Crete in early July 2014. The hotel is lovely and it is well situated a short walk from the town. There is a pool in very pleasant surroundings and we enjoyed lunches and drinks poolside. The Hotel itself is a cool oasis in this very warm place.... More 

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Woking, England, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Just returned from a 9 night stay & we found the Hotel to be a great choice to stay. Location is excellent, you're right next to the lanes of the Old Town. Go either way out of the Hotel & there are plenty of restaurants & bars to be found. I loved where we were as it meant you could... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We are a party of 7 and had a family holiday at the Hotel Fortezza in Reythymnon. The hotel staff were excellent: friendly, helpful and veryaccommodating. In particular, Chryssa was extremely helpful when my daughter's asthma was threatening to become more serious, and she advised us exactly what to do and where to go should it become worse during the... More 

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