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Fortezza Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Odos Melissinou 16, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Ranked #34 of 142 hotels in Rethymnon
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

Some fantastic staff but one that needs to improve on customer service. Make sure you check the price signed off on arrival as we were quoted one price then charged 30 euro more per night. No tvs in either room ( did not work in one and had been taken out if the other). Some confusion with rooms also as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We love this hotel and have been back twice now! Everything is perfect - the price - the location and the staff! Babis makes the best cocktails in Crete and Chrysoula and Chrissa are the friendliest ladies ever! See you next year!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

This hotel definitely warrants a 4 star rating. Lovely hotel in ideal location with many fantastic restaurants close by. The hotel has a beautiful swimming pool in a lovely courtyard setting. Would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

I have nothing but praise for Fortezza Hotel. The staff was more than welcoming, the rooms were clean and inviting, the breakfast buffet was plenty and delicious and the location was nothing short of perfect.

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

This is a lovely hotel, quiet, friendly service, good modern rooms that have been recently refurbished, the bathrooms are excellent with plenty of hot water. The air con works well and the shutters, double glazing and curtains provide a very dark, noise free room at night allowing a great sleep. The breakfast is an excellent continental style selection (do not... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

This is a 3-Star hotel that we would rate as 4-Star! Location is excellent being in Rethymno Old Town, and adjacent to all essential (and other) services. All staff were courteous and efficient in their respective roles. The outdoor swimming pool and surrounds were maintained in ultra-clean condition. Free WiFi was fast and provided excellent connections throughout the property. A... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I arrived in Rethymno without expectations and I found this hotel to be truly lovely. My room overlooked the pool and there were many common areas in the hotel that were spacious and beautiful. The staff were very helpful and polite and the hotel is located in a perfect position. I highly recommend this hotel. It was reasonably priced as... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Cozy, very clean hotel with great, very helpful service. Very nice - but small - rooms (rooms facing the street are a bit noisy). Good breakfast - a buffet-style table. Nice swimming pool with towels. Hotel is situated in the best part of the town - in the heart of Old Town, close to restaurants, bars, harbor & bay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Nicely refurbished hotel good location in old town, close to shops and harbour restaurants, pleasant swimming pool. We found the breakfast.disappointing - you have to pay extra for cooked items and fresh orange juice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

The Fortezza hotel Rethymno is a really nice hotel in the old town of Rethymno. The upside is that there are a lot of nice restaurants close by. Also you can take some nice walks in the old town. As a small downside the beach is 10-15 minutes walk. The hotel has been recently renovated. It offers a pool, free... More

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Also Known As:
Fortezza Hotel Rethymnon
Fortezza Hotel Rethymnon, Crete
Address: Odos Melissinou 16, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Rethymnon
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#32 Romantic Hotel in Rethymnon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Fortezza Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Fortezza is situated in the center of the old town of Rethymno. Its central position on the beautiful island of Crete, allows easy access to its natural beauties.Only 150m from the port and the archeological sites, and 300m from the longest sandy beach.Capacity: 50 rooms and 3 suites, traditionally furnished with bathroom, Air-condition, LCD-TV, hair dryer, refrigerator, telephone and free WiFi internet (renovated 2011). Facilities: Elevator, swimming pool, restaurant air-conditioned, two bars, snack, TV room, playing cards room and table tennis, free WiFi internet . ... more   less 
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