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Real Palace

St George Loutres St.no 19 | Outskirts of Malia Old Village, Malia, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #31 of 96 Hotels in Malia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Myself and 2 good friends stayed here for 10 days from august 25th to september 2nd. The staff were very welcoming and friendly, good food and drink and clean rooms and pool, will definitely visit again soon.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I'd visited Real Palace many times on my previous stays in Malia to use their swimming pool, but this was the first time I'd stayed there. Location - It's up in the old village of Malia, on the same road as Happy Days, but further along that road (approx 500 metres) as you head out of town. Consequently it's a... More 

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Manchester
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I've worked and holidayed in Malia for 11 years and I've stayed in the Real Palace for two years. Manos and his family are fantastic. They speak very good English, make great food and will give you great advice. The Real Palace is out of the way for Malia and therefore good if you're a little older than the normal... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I recently visited Malia with my 3 friends. We were unfortunate enough to stay in this hotel from 22nd August - 29th August 2014. On arrival we were each charged 40 euros, for air conditioning, a room safe and late departure. The words "Room Safe" must be the biggest overstatement ever in the English language!!. On our first day I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I have just returned home after spending a wonderful week at Real Palace. I have to admit I was a bit wary having read some if the reviews before I left, being a woman of 48 travelling alone. Believe me my concerns were completely unfounded! I had a great time! Manos and Costas were so friendly and helpful. They work... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We arrived at the hotel later in the evening, and had to wait around an hour to be shown our room. The owner then told us we needed to pay €40 for air con, a safety deposit box, and late checkout. We paid this thinking it would be the safest and easiest thing to do. We were then shown our... More 

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My girlfriend and i travelled with 2 others, stayed at this hotel and had a brilliant time. Very well run hotel, amazingly clean, amazing cocktails. Costa was a fantastic host along with his brother and would recommend to anybody, families would be more than happy here. a1111111 Hotel and amazing value Rory, Lana, Mark Sophie

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Deeside, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Firstly we found out that our previous hotel had shut down (Bella Elena).Therefore we had we had been automatically transferred to another hotel with three weeks until we flew out. However after negotiating with the holiday provider. We thought we were left with a bad bunch to choose from to stay with in Malia judging by the reviews. However i... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We read reviews that suggested we could have a bad time at this hotel, none of these were true in our experience! The hotel was amazing and I loved every minute. The guy behind the bar called Costa is an absolute legend! The owner Manos is a bit quiet but still very nice. The grounds are beautiful and the pool... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The bad reviews and pictures don't give this place justice. The two main owners Costas (who usually works behind the bar) and Manos (who greets you on arrival and shows you to your room) were both friendly people. Reading all the previous reviews about the bad experiences and negativity about the owners could really put people off, but when we... More 

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