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Kalypso Cretan Village

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Karavos, Plakias, Crete 74060, Greece
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Ranked #14 of 25 hotels in Plakias
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
followthewaves Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our coach arrived….. in darkest night…. and trepidation reigned We were warmly greeted…. at the desk…and our confidence was gained. We settled…. snugly in our room….which was quaint and well equipped Looking forward to the morning….. and our first “Exploring” bit. On waking in the morning…. after the passing of the night Our sleepy eyes were treated….. to the most... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have to say I was a bit worried after reading reviews that rooms would be horrible but we wanted to stay a couple of nights because of the location. I was pleasantly surprised that the room was nicer insider than I had expected. The furniture was in great condition and there was plenty of room. The bathroom was old... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is exotic. Finding the place may be difficult but once you reach, very relaxing atmosphere awaits you. Don't expect five star luxury but overall the hotel is good. Food is great. Evening entrainment is also lively but mostly for kids.

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Helsinki, Finland
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The surroundings of the hotel are perfect and the rocky swimming area is nice. Otherwise the hotel is pretty much stuck in the 90's. There are a few smaller infinity pools which would be nice if they weren't situated in the middle of the parking lot. There is also a bigger pool but the area around it isn't very comfortable.... More

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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

After 10 nights in Chania we (2 adults and 2 kids) went to Plakias in our rental car to stay at the Kalypso hotel. The hotel is located on a mountain side at the end of a mountain road. By car it take 5-10 minutes to travel to the popular Damnoni beach, Plakias town or some of the other small... More

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Athens, Greece
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52 reviews 52 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Please avoid this discraceful hotel like plague!!! The reception is more than innapropriate and for every problem the answer is '' it is not my responsibility'' The place is magic but you can stay in better ,modern and with adequate breakfast hotels with more reasonable prices

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I'll start by saying that we got a screamin deal on the price for a 3 night stay here so we were ok with the fact that the resort was very outdated and a bit run down. (We did not have all inclusive). I can imagine that it was in it's hay day back in the 90's. It is a... More

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Dundalk, Ireland
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Spectacular location,very nice and clean place, staff very friendly and helpful, rooms need some renovations, but wasn't so bad, food was nice and testy Highly recommended animations with Aleksandar Vukadinovic,nice guy and good crack

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Just back from Kalypso Cretan Village Resort. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience from the moment of arrival to the sad moment it was time to leave. Room and resort very clean; staff friendly and helpful. The geography of the island makes this resort well off the beaten track and you feel completely isolated from the rest of the world. The views... More

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Grande Cache, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
9 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Different from the landscapes of northern Crete, the south is rugged and rocky - very unique. This hotel is sitting at the end of a road in the middle of nowhere, which we found very charming. Nice lagoon with clear water. Little noisy around the pools with the animators blasting same tracks day after day. Cozy buffet restaurant offering sufficient... More

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Address: Karavos, Plakias, Crete 74060, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Plakias
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Kalypso Cretan Village 4*
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Kalypso Cretan Village Hotel Plakias
Kalypso Cretan Village Plakias, Crete, Greece

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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
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The Kalypso Cretan Village is situated at Plakias, 31 kms south of Rethymnon and 115 kms of Heraklion Airport. The Hotel is located in the grandiose environment of a small isolated gulf. It lies in 50.000 sq meters full of gardens and hanging rocks and has been created with respect to nature beauty and keeping the traditional Cretan style. ... more   less 
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