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Grecotel Creta Palace Hotel

#22 of 173 Hotels in Rethymnon
Certificate of Excellence
Missiria, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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Ranked #22 of 173 Hotels in Rethymnon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Spent a week here in April 2014 - booked this hotel on reviews and but was disapponted in several ways - on first arrival the hotel looked very average and although money had been lavished on interior decor it still looked like a 1970's russian bordello! Staff were of but understandably, post-austerity pissed off - as did most of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We spent five nights at the Grecotel Creta Palace. This was the last hotel we stayed at during our two week trip Greece, and this place did not disappoint. The hotel is located just outside of Rethimnon about an hour car ride from the ferry terminal in Iraklion. We arrived around 10pm due to the ferry we took from Santorini... More 

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The Netherlands
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Our stay at this hotel was just delightful. Even though it was the very end of season for all the staff, they were so kind, welcoming and accommodating. The food was excellent, always enough healthy choices available for variety during our 11 night stay - our children (8,6,1) were very well looked after in that sense - the beach and... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

we were a family with two teenagers spending 4 days in this lovely hotel, nicely designed, indulging service, excellent food, very charming private beach and pool with easy excess to rooms, kind staff all over.we enjoyed our stay, it was worth every euro. highly recomended.

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Tervuren, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I have stayed in Creta Palace between 26 th sept and 3 th october.Saterday 27 at 10:20 with a few rain drops started two days off rain and bad weather.Saterday night for the dinner every one has good table and could sit .Outside sitting thanks to the weather wasn't possible.There was a good working crew in the restaurant to organise... More 

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Rehovot, HaMerkaz, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

No doubt, Grecotel Palace is a luxury Hotel. The interior decoration is , how to say, a bit outdated , to our taste. Too much is sometimes less in my view. Of course its only a taste matter. As opposite, the exterior , specially the pool and beach area is beautiful and enters you into the vacation mode immediately. One... More 

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Giorgos S, General Manager at Grecotel Creta Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David M, my name is Giorgos Skoulaxinos, I am the General Manager of Grecotel Creta Palace. Thank you for your wonderful comment on Tripadvisor, from which I was very happy to read that you enjoyed your holidays and especially mention the hotel's beach, the cleanliness of the rooms and the friendliness – helpfulness of the staff, which I believe... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We have stayed in many grecotels over the last 15 years and each time we have a fantastic holiday. we stayed at creta palace for 7 days to finish the summer , our room had amazing views and every detail has been well thought out. the beach bar has a setting that can not be beaten with amazing bar staff... More 

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Giorgos S, General Manager at Grecotel Creta Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jayne t, my name is Giorgos Skoulaxinos, I'm the General Manager of Grecotel Creta Palace. Thank you so much for your wonderful review on Tripadvisor! It was a great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your holidays at our hotel and especially mention the accommodation, the beach and the good food quality, but most of all the friendliness and... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Hotel is clean and comfortable, staff are great (I never had an empty glass) and the local area is beautiful. The beach is clean and very relaxing, I would recommend. The hotel could maybe do with a little update, but nothing major.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Excellent food(delicious, healthy, high quality, vegetables from their own farm, fresh,...) Excellent service (they do everything to give you a pleasant and relaxing holiday) Very friendly staff Very nice skybar Can be disadvantage for some people (not for us) : there is not much to do in the neighbourhood Wifi only in area lobby, pool, beach, restaurant...not in the rooms... More 

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athens
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17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

It is a very expensive hotel with no value for money!!!We love grecotels and we have the best experiences from all the other grecotels that we ve visited!Unfortynatelly not from this one!The staff is excellent at every post!We really enjoyed the grecoland for kids that is really amazing!Many activities for kids and excellent animaters!!!We also liked the marvelous beach in... More 

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Giorgos S, General Manager at Grecotel Creta Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ine9, my name is Giorgos Skoulaxinos, I am the General Manager of Grecotel Creta Palace. First of all I would like to thank you for your loyalty to Grecotel and for mentioning the excellent staff, the Grecoland, the beach and the breakfast quality. It is true that the hotel is 26 years old, but in the last six years... More 

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