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Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Iroon Polytechniou and Melissinou St, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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Ranked #5 of 142 hotels in Rethymnon
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This small hotel was a wonderful place for a few days on Crete. Easy walk to old town of Rethymnon and easy driving to many activities outside the city. Staff was wonderful, even bought olive oil from her local farmer for us to bring home. If you are driving here be sure to get very explicit directions to the hotel... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful small hotel with nice rooms in the old town. Clean simple rooms with kitchenette for coffee/tea+, dedicated parking and very helpful staff. Location is very nice with a nice short walk to shops and restaurants, A great base for exploring Rethymnon and the surrounding areas. Lovely rooftop terrace for sunset.

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Dublin
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We stayed 5 nights in this very well situated hotel from 6/10/13 to 10/10/13 inclusive. All guests (and cats) were fed at breakfast time.Our host and hostess were very hospitable and understanding-particularly the morning I managed to nearly flood the apartment.Don't ask! Our host is a philosopher and I should probably have taken more advantage in that regard.Kitchenette a very... More

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Eastbourne, England
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

The location of this hotel was perfect; very near to the fortress, a five minute walk to a huge choice of restaurants, and abut 20 minutes to the sea. Thanassis, the hotel's main host, was charming and very helpful, as was Angela, and all of the hotel staff were very friendly. Breakfast was included but could have been improved by... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Just returned from a wonderful 10 days at Palazzo Vecchio. I can't recommend it highly enough. The hosts, Thanassis and Angela were perfect. They made you feel welcome without being intrusive. They offered recommendations for restaurants or trips and were happy to contact companies and book on our behalf. The accommodation was very tasteful, comfortable and extremely clean and tidy.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Stayed for a week Oct/Nov, the hotel was ideally located not just in Rethymnon Old Town, but in Crete as a base to explore the whole island. We were welcomed by the owners and their friendly hospitality continued throughout the week. The hotel is immaculate with large, clean apartments. We'd struggle to find better accommodation elsewhere in the area. Fully... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

I really don't think I can add much to earlier reviews. This is a great location, good food, very clean and with friendly and helpful multi lingual staff. We stayed for a week in October and had a brilliant time. We hadn't realised that our room had cooking facilities and a large fridge which we used to store bottled water... More

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Wiltshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Thoroughly enjoyed our week here. The location would take some beating, 1 minute from the sea, overlooking the fortress and a short stroll to the large selection of restaurants in the old town. The hotel itself was excellent with a fridge for cold water and milk plus a kettle for a cup of tea(!) we were very comfy. The roof... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Palazzo Vecchio is in a great location close to all facilities in Rethynmon center and just a short walk into the Old Town where one is totally spoiled for choice of restaurants and shops. Angela greeted us on arrival and immediately made us feel most welcome. Our apartment was very comfortable, well appointed, very clean and serviced daily. Breakfast was... More

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Ciarrigal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Perfect location, welcoming and helpful hosts, very friendly staff, great breakfast and excellently appointed spotless accommodation. This was our experience of Palazzo Vecchio on our recent first trip to Crete and Greece. We just loved the personal touches, the welcome, the invaluable restaurant recommendations, advice on trips and local information, the relaxed atmosphere and the almost home away from home... More

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Also Known As:
Palazzo Vecchio Rethymnon
Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence Rethymnon, Crete
Address: Iroon Polytechniou and Melissinou St, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Rethymnon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Rethymnon
#7 Family Hotel in Rethymnon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence is a small, romantic and beautifully furnished Hotel in Rethymno, Crete.  Located exactly in the heart of the old town of Rethymno, Palazzo Vecchio was built in 15th century in the days of the Venetians. In the neighboring,you can find a plethora of restaurants, cafe, shops & various points of interest, in easy walking distance. Palazzo Vecchio is one of the oldest mansions of Rethymno, located at the ‘edge’ of the  old town of Rethymno, below the Venetian Fortress “Fortezza”, 50 meters from the Mediterranean Sea at a short distance from the Venetian fortress “Fortezza” and close to the impressive building dated from the Ottomans time.  The hotel consists of 23 rooms and has been restored with skill, taste and respect to its history. ... more   less 
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