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Minoa Palace Resort & Spa

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Platanias, Chania, Platanias, Crete 73014, Greece
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Ranked #1 of 56 hotels in Platanias
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from our fifth time at Mino. Once again excellent service throughout the whole day-nothing is too much trouble. Food is always excellent with a huge variety of world cuisine both at breakfast and dinner. We were half-board and didn't need lunch, but if we needed to eat at lunch then the waiters by the pool will bring you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife, 2 daughters (20 and 16) and I stayed recently at the Minoa Palace for a week in early August. Excellent service, the room was nice and right across from the fantastic pool, great breakfast (fresh orange juice, Cretan breakfast, and the more usual hotel buffet - all very good), perfect location to walk to the bustling main street... More

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Hasselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

At this moment, we're enjoying our last afternoon by the pool, after a great week at Minoa Palace. It was our second stay, we came here July 2013 for the first time. Travelling with 4 adults we got two spacious and nice rooms with a door in between, which was very nice. Good beds, choice of pillows, well stocked minibar... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have chosen to celebrate our anniversary at Minoa Palace because we had been there 2 times before and at those times it was an hotel with a section for parents and children and there were room for play and loudness and so on. And another section for people with the need for 'silence'. But we were unfortunately very disappointed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a 10 day stay at the Minoa, we had a beach side room with a private pool, the room and pool were excellent, very high standard, so long as you remember this is a Greek 5 Star hotel, the room service and maid service again was excellent and we took breakfast every day overlooking the... More

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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 14 days in June 2014. We had ocean view room in the new part of the hotel. We can recommend this hotel for everyone that appreciate good food, good service and modern facilities. The location on the beach is also a plus. The location is in one end of Platanias which made it be nice and... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is really no fault about this holiday. We went to Crete end of June, the hotel was full, but we never felt it was overcrowded, there are so many places to go for a swim or for food, that it is just difficult to believe it's all booked. The service is excellent, people are so friendly and helpful you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Greece in 30 years and it made us wonder why it had taken us so long to come back. The Minoa Palace is a great hotel. We stayed in May 2014 and the weather was quite chilly in the evenings and the pool and sea was cold which we were quite surprised with. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we checked in we were given a free upgrade to a sea view room with its own private pool. The room was new with everything you would expect from a top hotel. The bathroom was also new with good finishes and product. Breakfast was served in a restaurant looking over the sea and was a good spread with a... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose this hotel through a travel agency brochure, and I looked at his site, and I'm not mistaken. I thought I was mistaken as taking half, usually I'm used bed and breakfast, but it was a real hit. The food was so good and varied that would be a shame to go somewhere else for dinner. Every day was... More

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Address: Platanias, Chania, Platanias, Crete 73014, Greece
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Location: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Platanias
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Minoa Palace Resort & Spa 5*
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Minoa Palace Platanias
Minoa Palace Hotel Platanias
Minoa Palace Resort & Spa Platanias, Crete - Chania

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Minoa Palace Resort & Spa hotel offers majestic views of its surrounding countryside and the White Mountains. To the north, the hotel enjoys panoramic views of the endless beach of Platanias with the shimmering sapphire blue Aegean beyond. With the extension of the hotel in 2008, guests have immediate access to the beach, over the aerial bridge, connecting the two hotel's sections. The luxury and comfort, combined with the attention to detail and the relaxed atmosphere, provide a holiday to remember for a lifetime! ... more   less 
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