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Dessole Malia Beach Hotel

#28 of 97 Hotels in Malia
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Dimokratias St, Malia, Crete 700 07 , Greece
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Bratislava, Slovakia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We stayed here - 22.8. - 2.9.2015. Hotel built in Greek style with its own beach, set in the beatiful garden with many of plant species including small herb garden. Room was enough spacious, nice and cozy furnished, air conditioned with large balcony and its own bathroom and was precise cleaned every day. The hotel has three swimming pools, with... More 

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Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We stayed in Dessole Malia together with my husband and daughter, 2,5 yo with all-inclusive. - The room was ok for a 4-stars hotel. - The food was extraordinary bad. Imagine a choice of french fries, baked potato, boiled broccoli and instant mashed potatoes on one table and aubergine, cold pasta, a kind of meat and cheap butterfish all in... More 

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1 Thank Natalia C
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Definitely not worth the money we paid.I will start with good things: -beach is nice and it is close -gardens are very well Maintained and beautiful -they give you a lot of alcohol in drinks However, there were many negatives - apparently you can't flush toilet paper in toilet (seriously???!!) - couldn't call reception from the room - they change... More 

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3 Thank Peťo P
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We stayed in hotel Dessole Malia in terms 10.6 till 20.6.2015 and here is my review to this hotel. 1. Malia - this area/town is rather for young people, who want to have fun & drink/dance in pubs than for cuples and families. The main street is full of pubs, discos, some restaurants and shops. People there are mostly young... More 

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6 Thank Vladimira H
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Everything was quite nice and expected for the money we'd paid (about 2.500 USD for a fortnight stay of a family with an infant )- excellent kids club and playground as well as an excellent work of animators were a bonus.Cold spring, sucking wi-fi (supposed to be unlimited and working all over the hotel ) and crowds of drunken compatriots... More 

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Ukraine
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We paid 2 500 euro for two adults with the front sea view, 11 days, AI (we are from Ukraine). There was no problem either with the front sea view accomodation or with shampoo, showing gel or soap. The sea is great, the beach is quiet, as all music and animation are concentrated around the distant pool, and it is... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We booked 8 days for two families with very small children in this hotel via a tour operator Millenium (Travel Professional Group). We booked this hotel because of availability of the rooms with direct front sea view, and the claims that hotel is well-suited for families with children. We paid about 5,000 EUR for two rooms all inclusive which seems... More 

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lanzarote
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Great if you are German, my mate and i along with 1 other couple were the only Brits staying in this hotel, right on the beach front in Malia!! Plus side it's on the beach down side the food all smells of Parmesan cheese so we ate out just about every meal, the nightlife goes on till about 4am in... More 

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1 Thank LanzaroteCruiser
london
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

The location was fantastic, the hotel was average. staff were also average. stayed for two weeks and wouldn't stay again but enjoyed my time there.

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Zug, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

The hotel has been built as close as possible to the sea and therefore already at breakfast I was watching the great view. Staff was very friendly although it was end of season. Food was okay, for my taste too much international food but at least every day great salads and vegetables. The sea was very clear.

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