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Cactus Beach

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ag. Ioannis Street, Stalis, Crete 70007, Greece
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Ranked #23 of 54 hotels in Stalis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

We did not plan to come to the cactus beach hotel, we were originally booked in to phaedra beach but were emailed just hours before our flight saying we had to be relocated - so we had absolutely no idea what this hotel would be like! Fortunately, we were immediately impressed and we are so glad that for whatever reason... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

we stayed in cactus beach for a week. what you dont realize is that the hotel is actually huge, all is laid out so you dont feel it, which is nice. clean rooms and working facilities, pool clean and well equipped. dining area is big, easily accomodates all guests without the unneccesary crowd and noise. evenings for kids (loud music)... More

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Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Me and my children stayed in august in this hotel . it's like a small village with flowers and very nice. staff very friendly ; good food in the greek restaurant and the italian restaurant . one negative point is that we have to pay for the sunbeds on the beach ;

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Tallinn, Estonia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

If I knew all the details of this hotel before booking, I would have never chosen it. I will start with the positive first, because its the shortest part. The restaurant and its food - great variety, great quality and amazingly tasty! I believe this is all thanks to the restaurant manager who is always on watch like an eagle... More

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Soe S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Cactus Beach, responded to this review

Dear Anastasia, You write correctly in your review, you had better before your vacation inform yourself about our hotel. Because in the brochures and the internet, we announce that we do not change towels and sheets every day. This is mainly the reason to think about the environment. We also announce that we rent beach towels for a deposit (€... More

Wroclaw, Poland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

I was there late may 2013. Hotel is very nice, lot of people but you don't feel like being with crowd. rooms are spread into separate buildings. lot's of bars. very close to beach. The Food is amazing plenty plenty of different meals, staff is friendly and helpful. We were in 3xx room, so in the middle of the hotel.... More

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Soe S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Cactus Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your good review. We are very pleased that you have spent your holiday with us. We are also very pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. We would be very happy if you visit us again soon. With warm Regards from sunny Crete! More

Hong Kong, China
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Average facilities, many in bad state of repair. Good food in restaurant, although very repetitive if staying more than a few days. Restaurant and room staff were nice, animation staff energetic, but the front-desk staff were unhelpful, sometimes rude and did not tell us about many of the inclusions in our stay. Close to nice beach, but crowded in August... More

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Soe S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Cactus Beach, responded to this review

Kalimera! Many thanks for the review of our hotel. We're very sorry that you did not enjoy your holiday with us in every way. You write quite right that here on Crete it’s much livelier in August – which means in high season – as in May or October. We're also very sorry that you perceived our staff from the... More

Los angeles/Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

This hotel is right on the beach so it has that going for it. All inclusive food was good and you can eat in the hotel restaurants that are not the buffet twice a week. The all inclusive bar pretty much only has soda, beer and wine so do not expect fancy drinks unless you are willing to pay for... More

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Soe S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Cactus Beach, responded to this review

“Kalimera” from Crete! Thank you very much for the review of our hotel. We are very happy, that you spent your holiday with us. In high season it can happen, as in many popular resort hotels, that the most popular sun beds are occupied quickly. However, there are always plenty of sun beds on the beach at your disposal. We... More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012 via mobile

Stayed here in 2010 september one week. What can i say think we were only english in the hotel all the entertainment was german , food was fine but the all inclusive bar was terrible even the children would nt drink the soft drinks , they seemed more interested in taking money at the other bar . The rooms were... More

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Soe S, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Cactus Beach, responded to this review

Kalimera! Thanks for rating of our hotel, after two years. . We are delighted that you have spent your holiday with us we would like to inform you that many things have changed in our hotel within the last two years. We hope that you will visit us again. Best greetings, Your hotel management More

Rowley Regis, England, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Me and my friend Cara went here for a week from the 19th June til the 26th. We found the complex to be very pretty and all and the room was nice but basic and on our last day our bathroom was infested with ants. Their are a couple of members of staff their who are nice but some of... More

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Management response:

Kalimera! Thank you for the evaluation of our hotel. We are pleased that you enjoyed our hotel well. We are an international hotel; most of our guests come from Italy, Holland, France, Germany and Russia. In our hotels doesn’t exist any kind of hostility to strangers; all people are welcome, no matter what country they come from. All our staff... More

Laukaa, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

I stayed in Cactus Beach with my wife for one week for a All-Inclusive holiday. Property is nice, location is good, in the center of Stalis, with shops and restaurants all around it. Beach is just across the road with a nice beach bar. Room was nice, good view to the sea from the balcony. A bit noisy in the... More

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Kalimera lieber Nikko, herzlichen Dank für Ihre positive Bewertung unseres Hotels. Wie schön, dass Sie Ihre Ferien mit uns verbracht... More

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Address: Ag. Ioannis Street, Stalis, Crete 70007, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Stalis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Cactus Beach 5*
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Also Known As:
Cactus Beach Hotel Stalis
Cactus Beach Stalís
Cactus Beach Crete/Stalis, Greece

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#5 Luxury Hotel in Stalis #8 On the Beach Hotel in Stalis #14 Romantic Hotel in Stalis
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