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Kalypso Cretan Village

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Karavos, Plakias, Crete 74060, Greece
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Kalypso Cretan Village and we were pleasantly surprised. Let me tell you right up front, this isn't a three star resort. The place is old, décor is 80's, and its a hike from the airport, bout 2 hours. All that aside, the location is BEAUTIFUL!! I was a little apprehensive booking a resort on the... More

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paris
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4 reviews 4 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the negative comments I was apprehensive what a pleasant magical surprise to find the total opposite. The setting is magical, the staff super helpful and the food amazing. It's true that the rooms need a coat of paint but it is certainly not as bad as some guest have stated. My friends and I would not hesitate one... More

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Athens, Greece
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

-We had booked a room with sea view for our family. The room we were given had no sea view. But this proved to be our least important problem. The room was smelling awfully due to humidity and the sewage system. We asked for another room and they showed us the only one that was available which was also terribly... More

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Greece Thessaloniki
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Amazing scenery, with high rocks in the sea, view to Liviko pelagos, and rich wild flora. Many interesting activities (e.g. diving and spa), three pools, excellent cuisine with many cretan plates and a high level of service..

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Edinburgh
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Even with such an amazing location and the best sea views in the area, Kalypso hotel delivers a very poor service, with not so clean facilities (mold in the swimming pool showers, dirty windows), very small variety in pool bars (1 flavour of icecream), expensive snacks (3€ for 1 scoop icecream) and poor variety and quality of the food for... More

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Launceston, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Kalypso is an overpriced expensive 2 star! Unfortunately we stayed two nights... No service to speak of, if you can even find a staff member. Restaurant is very expensive and only open certain times of day with a set menu. Take our advice and drive into Plakias for your meals. We saved heaps by doing this and ate a beautiful... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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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Victoria, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 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 June 22, 2014

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
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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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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 Plakias, Crete, Greece

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