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Viva Island Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   17 Minoos Street, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece (Formerly Maragakis Beach Hotel)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where to start... Me and my boyfriend booked this hotel because it looked acceptable for our needs and led us to believe this was a newly refurbished hotel with helpful service and adequate maids. Upon arrival, we were greeted and given a room key which we assumed was the double room we initially booked online some months ago and was... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We recently stayed at Viva Island Hotel and had a pleasant experience ! The two gents at the reception were exceptionally friendly and helpful advising us on great places to visit on the Island and keeping us up to date on the soccer scores . The rooms were as clean as can be considering its a 3 star hotel, bedding... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Perfect place for young people who wish to enjoy the parties and night life in same way as the beautiful Creta' nature. 5 min walk from the bar street, 15 min walk to the StarBeach. The stuff is excellent and very helpful. Nice breakfast and dinner, a lot of fresh veggies and greek youghurt - everytinh to keep you fit... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Pro's Location great Clean rooms Sea view (upgraded on arrival for free) Free wifi Nice reception/lobby area Cons Rooms a bit on the small side Shower could do with updating Food wasn't brilliant (loads of very good restaurants nearby) Air Con 7 euros a day (a bit expensive) Staff not very helpful Quite a few mosquitoes in rooms (bought some... More

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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This hotel was miserable! There was lots of bugs in my room, the room even had smashed bugs in the bathroom when we arrived. I awoke with bug bites all over my body, and it was hard to sleep because they would swarm past my face. The food was OK at best. I would not recommended this hotel to anyone!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The hotel has only good location The room service is ok ;-) Everyday breakfast is the same cold food They not serve any fresh fruit Dinner every time awful cold After food poisoning I have stop eating dinner in Maragakis hotel During the day I had ask about bar the staff said to me is close unbelievable I had complaint... More

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Bucharest
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Great location to stay. To maximize experience i've recommend the rooms with the sea view. The street where the hotel is there are a lot of taverns with sea view and different specifics, during a one week stay is impossible to try them all (even if many of them look interesting). The sea is just on jump from the hotel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

I went this summer for second time to Maragakis hotel. I feel it like my second home. I love the place the Food ( five stars) and the people there. The night live is so perfect!! I think that the money wich i pay it's less about this hotel. You are in my heart always! I miss you all. Kisses... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is very good positionated as it is in front of the see and in the middle of the fun area of Hersonisos. As a 20 year old I can say that I spent only a little time in the hotel but it is clean, it has nice stuff and good food. The rooms are small but for us... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

My friends and I spent 1 week there.. the location is great but there need to be various great updates... the shower cubicle is very very small.. no room to turn in the bathroom, the towels are changed every 3 days (if you shower twice daily then u have to use it 6 times!!!!),as for breakfast there was absolutely nothing... More

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Address: 17 Minoos Street, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece (Formerly Maragakis Beach Hotel)
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Hersonissos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Viva Island Hotel 3*
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