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The Island Hotel

4.0 of 5 Vlihadas Street | Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece (Formerly Pantheon Palace Beach Hotel)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Newport, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and i stayed at the Island Hotel in June 2014, and had a wonderful relaxing holiday. This hotel deserves the accolades from the reviews put forward and we cannot praise it highly enough, all of the staff are friendly and helpful and will make your stay a great one. If anyone is looking for a relaxing holiday in... More 

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Brasov, Romania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went to this hotel together to recharge our batteries (young kids at home) (summer of 2011) and we stayed here for 7 nights. This is truly a couples hotel, very quiet, very clean. The rooms were spacious and well maintained. The garden was very nice and groomed. We had different food every night and the food... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luxury, that's for sure. Very nice rooms (we had sea view), friendly staff, enough seats at the pool, large buffet... This hotel is ideal for everybody that wants to enjoy sun, quietness and luxury. There's a spa where you can book massages, beauty treatments and so on. The buffet is big enough to choose a different type of food every... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for a week in May 2014 which we booked through Thompson and it was a piece of cake. A great relaxing week, all the staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was excellent, we cancelled the night we had booked for the a la carte as the buffet offered a variety of different food which was fresh,... More 

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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stayed at The Island in September 2014 for a relaxing one week holiday in the sun and cannot recommend this hotel enough. Every member of staff without exception was friendly, professional and helpful. From the moment we arrived until the day we left, we were well informed about the hotel facilities and made to feel welcome. Unfortunately we experienced... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stayed for a week in Oct 2014- booked through Thomson; we both needed a relaxing quiet break to get away from it all. We had a really enjoyable break. The location was secluded and quiet and just what we were after. There are a few shops nearby, but not a huge range. Our room overlooked the beach which was... More 

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Macclesfield
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for a week in September 2014. It is a couples only Hotel. It was a beautifully relaxing week for both of us. A Lovely Hotel for chilling out. Food was lovely and the whole place was absolutely spotless. I would definitely recommend this hotel if you need a week R&R.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Well, where do I begin?! Having booked last minute and secured a very reasonable price we were surprised by the quality and class of The Island hotel. Despite the craziness of Heraklion airport we were welcomed to the hotel by a bunch of lovely staff. This friendliness continued throughout our stay with a high standard of customer service everywhere you... More 

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The_GDM_Island_Hotel, General Manager at The Island Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lucymcw, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We enjoyed the title that you gave to your review and we are thrilled to read you had such a good experience with us. To know that you thought so highly of our hotel and in particular our staff and our service is incredibly motivating for us all... More 

Hereford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My partner and I returned to the Island Hotel for the fourth time in late October. As on all previous visits we had an excellent week. Even at the end of Season the Staff were full of energy and Customer Care. Throughout the hotel and grounds all was spotlessly clean and tidy. The restaurant was very good and frequently held... More 

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The_GDM_Island_Hotel, General Manager at The Island Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eddy W, How pleased I am that you enjoyed your 4th visit with us and had an excellent week! As you know, it is a true pleasure to have you stay with us, and honestly we are all already looking forward to the next time that we will meet! I am positive that your useful tips (also from your... More 

Stirling, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Stayed at this lovely hotel for a week with my husband and we really loved it . We have travelled a lot and stayed in many nice hotels and cruise ships and this is one of the best . We paid extra for a sea view after reading reviews and we were very pleased with our modern room with a... More 

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The_GDM_Island_Hotel, General Manager at The Island Hotel, responded to this review

Dear veronicalynch65, What an amazing review, thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It is great to read how much you enjoyed all aspects of our hotel. Especially your following comment: 'If you like peace and quiet but with still the choice of some nice entertainment and atmosphere you will love this place', offers a good description.... More 

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Address: Vlihadas Street | Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece (Formerly Pantheon Palace Beach Hotel)
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Gouves
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Island Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 298
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Also Known As:
Pantheon Palace Beach Gouves
Hotel Pantheon Palace Beach
The Island Hotel Gouves, Crete
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Gouves
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Gouves
#2 Romantic Hotel in Gouves
#2 Luxury Hotel in Gouves
#6 Family Hotel in Gouves

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