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Aquis Arina Sand

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kokkini Hani, Crete 71500, Greece
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Ranked #5 of 13 hotels in Kokkini Hani
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overall, a great hotel, step out of your chalet and onto the beach, enjoy the planes on their final approach to Heraklion , with stunning sunsets. Food is ok, maybe slightly down on what you'd expect, but I believe that's true about Greek hotels in general. Time your trip for lunch carefully as queues often prevail. The pool and sea... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I have just recently returned from the arina sand. And had a great time. Mainly with the great attentive staff and cleanliness of the hotel overall. No queuing for any food drinks or activities. The layout is superb and of course, you can walk straight from your pool lounger to the beautiful beach in seconds . The... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

for a start trousers are specified for evening wear when not aware of this,then find out most guests wearing long shorts Orange (fresh) you have to pay extra for, never had to do that before Food not 4 star for sure no shuttle bus to town, buses nearly always full up

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently enjoyed a week at Arina Sand which we last visited in 1984. Great location, excellent staff, food very good indeed. Special mention for Georgio and his dining room team. Comfortable but basic bedrooms, efficient air con and comfortable beds. Hotel could do with a facelift in some areas. Also public areas should be routinely air... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for one week and only booked the holiday a couple of weeks before . We holidayed in crete last year and loved it so decided to return to the island. Arriving late we were greeted by a male receptionist with the biggest smile. The only downside was it was roasting and we were shocked that there was NO... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Let me sum it up for you- The hotel costs like a 4-5 star class hotel, and it is definetly NOT. Unfriendly staff. Bungalow was very neglected and uninviting. Food was not so good. Makes you feel like the all inclusive part is painful for the hotel. No wifi in most of the hotel, tho claimd otherwise. If it would... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ignore the bad reviews! We had a 2 week family holiday in August at this hotel and it was excellent! My children loved it!! The food was a very good standard and they do provide free water and Juice for children. Staff here are excellent and the animation team are very friendly. Particular mention to Vadims on the animation,Maria on... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four ( 2 adults and 19 & 16yr old sons) stayed at the hotel from late July to early August. Our stay was for 10 days and if I was honest that was just perfect for a holiday at this hotel. Every member of staff was friendly and helpful. These people all work very hard for the... More

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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just returned from a two week holiday with my children. The hotel was good, although could have done with a lick of paint in areas! Our room was big and spacious, bathroom quite adequate and the balcony overlooked the sea - fabulous views. It was disappointing that there was no shaver socket in the bathroom. The food was good... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel, childfriendly, clean and excellent kitchen.Unbelievable animation team!!(from the hotel) The people with negative reviews on this place need to book a hotel in Dubai or something similar.

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Address: Kokkini Hani, Crete 71500, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Kokkini Hani
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Aquis Arina Sand 4*
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Aquis Arina Sand Hotel Kokkini Hani
Hotel Arina Sand
Arina Sand Kokkini Hani
Aquis Arina Sand Crete/Kokkini Hani

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The Aquis Arina Sand Hotel has a superb beachfront location and it is famous for its good food, spacious accommodation and entertainment. It is spread out in 10 acres of beautiful gardens and lush vegetation making it an ideal choice for both families and couples. The Aquis Arina Sand has been designed with the emphasis on relaxation and fun and is set in magnificent gardens, dotted with palm trees and colorful flowers, overlooking the stunning Cretan sea.It is only 12 km from Heraklion city with frequent bus service and easy access to the main points of interest as Knossos, Gortys & Festos.Aquis Arina Sand invites you to celebrate the perfect holiday! ... more   less 
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