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Melissa Apartments

3.0 of 5 21 Kyprou Street, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
#10 of 55 hotels in Malia
75 Reviews 4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When arriving after an overnight ferry from Athens, the owner organised for us to be able to check into our room earlier. All the staff were extremely helpful and even drove us to the local tourist attraction as it was a hot day and a long walk. Location and facilities are also great. Definitely recommend you stay here if possible.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having just finished my stay at Melissa Apartments I can only say I had a mostly mixed experience. The hotel was positioned in a great location, within walking distance to the strip but far away enough to ensure a quiet nights sleep. The rooms were of a high quality, comfortable beds and there was friendly pool-bar staff (the woman, I'm... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this hotel in July 2014 with a group of my friends. The hotel overall is quite nice and in a good location with very nice pool area facilities and the English woman on the bar in the day is very friendly and pleasant and I couldn't vault her. The food is also of a good standard and is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Entering my 8th night here at Melissa Apartments and the location is very good, close enough to the strip to walk to but far enough away to not be able to hear all of the music and shouting. My main problem with this place is certainly the two owners (their children and the woman who works the bar are very... More

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Stayed at Melissa Apartment in June 2014 and couldn't have selected a better hotel. We arrived after 12 in the evening and the hotel owner and security guard were there to greet us. They showed us to our rooms and explained about their hotel policies (all completely reasonable) and we're completely welcoming and very friendly. They made us feel right... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I've been coming to the Melissa since 1987 and the welcome received from this lovely family has never changed. Nothing is ever too much trouble. George, Ingrid their children and Christina couldn't be more helpful. The apartments are clean, well equipped and spacious. The pool area is spotless and the breakfasts and frappe's are the best in Crete. I will... More

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Tideswell, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Just returned from yet another brilliant two weeks at the Melissa after going there for the last 20 years or so..At this time of year, it's the ideal place to relax and the hospitality is second to none. It's really easy to see why people return year after year. Look no further, Melissa is in a really good location, just... More

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We've been staying at Melissa for many years, now feel 'part of the family' - such friendly, welcoming people, such a lovely, quiet place with super apartments, close to important amenities such as really good tavernas and supermarkets. Just cannot be beaten - we wouldn't dream of staying anywhere else on Crete 'cos getting around is so easy with the... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Visited Malia with 3 other friends in 2012 and this hotel really made our trip that we even went back to the hotel for lunch when revisiting Malia in 2013 even though we couldn't book the hotel again. We went back just to eat lunch and see Ingrid, George and Christina. Staff are extremely friendly and helpful and the service... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We stayed for two weeks in August and can honestly say we have never been so well looked after. From the moment we arrived we were made so welcome and it only got better. Ingrid and George are so laid back and nothing is too much trouble for them. The room we had was spacious and spotless and attended almost... More

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Address: 21 Kyprou Street, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Malia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Melissa Apartments 3*
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Melissa Apartments, a delightful, family-run property in Malia Crete, occupies a superb position in the quiet part of the village. It is just moments away from the romantic Old Town of Malia with its local taverns and restaurants and from the lively Malia Beach Road with its many pubs, bars and clubs. The beautiful sandy beach is only a 10 minutes’ stroll away.The atmosphere at the Melissa property is friendly and inviting: family Fragkakis welcomes friends, families and couples alike and gives its best to make you feel comfortable and at home. The many repeaters who spend their holiday at Melissa apartments can only confirm this.A large swimming pool with sun drenched terrace and poolside snack bar add to the appeal of the charming Melissa apartments property. Active or relaxed holidays in Melissa Apartments Malia: the choice is yours! ... more   less 
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