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Fortezza Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Odos Melissinou 16, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Ranked #31 of 160 hotels in Rethymnon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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6 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing but praise for this so well positioned hotel in the heart of the old town. Its rare to pick a hotel that delivers everything but I am so pleased that I picked this one. First time in Crete so wasn't so sure on what area to go to, but Rethymnon was a great choice. The hotel has been done... More

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Dublin, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived into Chania and booked a transfer through resorthoppa (€70 return for two). It took around 2 hrs to get there but if you take a taxi (€70 one way) it takes an hour. Rethymnon is a charming town with lots of old windy streets with Venetian architecture. The beach is a 15 minute walk from the hotel and... More

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Macduff, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small family run hotel that I would happily recommend and return to. Small pool area but more than adequate for residents. Very friendly staff and special mention to bar man Babis and waitress Maria..... Had some great chats with Babis and met his family which was special. Great hotel to stay in, modern rooms and very clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the minute we arrived to the minute we left,we thoroughly enjoyed the hotel fortessa. Friendly staff and calm relaxing atmosphere. Beds are comfy, quiet fridge and air con, pool side view a bonus. (ask for one). Will be back

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Excellent! Everything was spot on - this hotel is very well run with exceptionally efficient, pleasant staff. The pool area is very attractive, and the public areas within the hotel are spacious and very well appointed. The breakfast room was immaculate, and the breakfast fresh and plentiful. The hotel was in the Old Town - 10 minutes walk to The... More

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Guldborg, Denmark
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We have stayed at this hotel several times and each time it gets better and better. This time we were three pairs of adults and as we knew the hotel we had some wishes for our stay. I wrote to the hotel and shortly after I had a response from the hotel manager. They would make sure that it was... More

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A lovely hotel with private car park across the road with reasonable rates. Courtyard with pool at the back and the room is smart and has everything you need. We stayed for 3 nights in June and found it was everything we needed. The continental breakfast was spot on and the location perfect for a walk into the old quarter... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Beautiful hotel right in the centre of the old town. Great staff in all departments who were always willing to help. Very clean. Breakfast was just great, lots of choice. Lots of lovely nooks and crannies to sit and read or play a board game. A great choice for all.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

Hotel is in a fantastic location, it is very clean with pleasant staff. The set up is very Germanic as I would guess this is where a large percentage of their guest originated from. This is not necessarily a negative although some British visitors may find the rooms a little spartan (no pun intended) for their tastes. Our room had... More

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Address: Odos Melissinou 16, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Rethymnon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Fortezza Hotel 3*
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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 100m from the port and the archeological sites and 300m from the longest sandy beach. Hotel Fortezza is fully renovated in 2011, where someone may taste the world famous Cretan hospitality. It is owned and managed by the family Markos Liodakis since 1989 caring and willing along with the hospitable and well-trained staff, to make your staying as enjoyable as unforgettable. Capacity: 50 rooms and 3 suites, traditionally furnished, air-condition, plasma TV, bathroom hair dryer, bathtub, and telephone. Facilities: swimming pool, restaurant air-conditioned, two bars, snack, TV room playing cards room and table tennis, 24 hour guarded parking with charge. ... more   less 
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