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AKS Minoa Palace

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Amnissos, Karteros, Crete 715 00, Greece
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Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Karteros
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Maria P Heraklion, Greece
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Heraklion, Greece
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed to AKS Minoa Palace for two days with my parents. It's a wonderful, clean, comfortable hotel with helpfful and welcoming staff. The location of the hotel is beautiful as Karteros is a quiet place and it's near the see.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

AKS Minoa Palace is a wonderful, clean, comfortable hotel with wonderful staff. Poolside facilities are excellent and the hotel has its own area of beachfront on a golden, sandy beach, with sunbeds and parasols. Our room was in the older part of the hotel, with a sea view only partially obscured by walls from the new extensions jutting out on... More

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Prague, CZ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This hotel is located just a few km from the Heraklion airport, so it's quite convenient if you have a late arrival or early departure. Staff was friendly and welcoming. Rooms were good-sized but a bit cold (we were there in April). Buffet breakfast was excellent, with a wide variety of local specialties. Easy parking. Beach was clean and the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

For sure the rooms deserve some renovation, as some pieces of furniture seem to date back to the 80's. And the location is a bit secluded (about 10km from downtown Heraklion). But these are about the only two weak points worth being reported. For the rest, we really enjoyed our week in this hotel : very good buffet with a... More

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Moscow, Russia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I have come on my vocation here and thinking of coming back again with my girlfriend this time. This hotel is very good to stay for family with small kids and for couples just as well. Quiet place with the sea just in front of your window. Services is very good, food is absolutely delicious and there is always a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I had holidays in this hotel in June-July 2013. I travelled with my daughter 10 years old. I was suprised greatly with clean and long beach, with clean and not deep sea near the beach. It is safed for children. Rooms were cleaned every day, everything new: from umbrellars on the beach till the furniture and towels in the rooms.... More

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Had to make a last minute rebooking and decided on this just based on availability so I wasn't expecting much. We arrived to find a typical resort style hotel with a very nice pool. Rooms were wee a bit on the small side but certainly adequate. WiFI, and important measure for me worked better than at any other hotel I've... More

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Cheshire England
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2006

We booked a last minute holiday via Thomson holidays website to the Minoa Palace Hotel- we were extremely pleased .and very surprised at previous critical reviews. We travelled with our 2 children aged 10 and 9 and were more than pleased with the family room we were given. The air con worked fine, the room was more than adequate to... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2006

Because of a hotel booking error when we arrived at our destination hotel, it was necessary for them to find us a room for the first night at another hotel. Unfortunately, we ended up at the Minoa Palace Hotel - our nightmare! Suffice it to say that we had a wonderful 6 week trip traveling throughout Greece with no other... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2005

Having stayed in both 4 star and 5 star accomodation in the past I was expecting the standards at the Minoa Palace to be at the same level as previous holidays, needless to say I was disappointed. Our room was clean but as we had booked and paid for 3 adults and 1 child in a bungalow we found the... More

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Address: Amnissos, Karteros, Crete 715 00, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Karteros
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — AKS Minoa Palace 4*
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Also Known As:
Aks Minoa Palace Amnissos
Minoa Palace
AKS Minoa Palace Karteros, Crete

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