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The Island Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Vlihadas Street | Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece (Formerly Pantheon Palace Beach Hotel)
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Ranked #3 of 40 hotels in Gouves
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall a very good hotel but felt it let itself down in many ways. We stayed from 29th June for 1 week and the holiday was booked for my 40th birthday so we upgraded to a private pool suite. The suite was spacious with a living area, separate bathroom and large bedroom which was all very nice and comfortable. There... More

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Hexham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A good hotel spoilt by the noise coming from the adjacent property! We were in Room 955 and were unable to use the balcony or room during the day due to the constant deafening music and announcements coming from the Hotel next door. We discussed this with Reception but they could not resolve the issue. Nothing of interest in the... More

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are a number of positives about this hotel, the staff are helpful and friendly, even if their greetings, questions and responses are a little "scripted". The selection and quality of food in the restaurant was first rate. Tables were always available and food was "topped up" at the serving counters very regularly, so there were no shortages of any... More

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brentwood
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is excellent with staff who are friendly and helpful. We enjoyed a week here wishing it was longer relaxing by the pool, eating tasty food and drinking delicious cocktails. This is a big hotel with the feel of a more intimate one and would strongly recommend this to couples. I'll start by talking about the rooms which were... More

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Northumberland
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178 reviews 178 reviews
56 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a week at the end of June and really could not fault the hotel. From check in to check out all of the staff were brilliant in making sure our holiday was running smoothly and keeping the hotel running like clockwork. Room: Not massive, but certainly big enough as we don't go on holiday to stay in... More

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Myself and my partner stayed here from 15th June for a week, and overall I would say that the hotel did live up to the reviews and my expectations. We paid extra at the booking stage, so that we had a sea view as often we like to go up and have a few "vino's" on the balcony before dinner.... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from our first trip to the island hotel and could not be happier. We had (as seems to be standard nowadays) researched the hotel thoroughly on Trip Advisor and, whilst not apprehensive, did have some concerns. These turned out to be totally unfounded. We stayed in the 900 rooms just past the quiet pool; I had read one... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed this couples hotel in mid june- after reading a couple of the less positive reviews before we went I started to get a bit nervy -but fear not, if you want a great chilled holiday in beauiful grounds with very friendly staff who cant do enough to help -then this is the place to go. I wont spoil... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came back today after spending a week here, the hotel is lovely ,staff friendly food excellent. It is a couples hotel and very quiet so if quiet is your thing its perfect. The beach is adequate but small and can do with regular sweeping and a litter pick. The entertainment is pathetic as the guy who playd the guitar mimes... More

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed in sea view room in the main building during June. The hotel is in the quiet area of Gouves and is a couples only hotel. All the staff are very friendly and the hotel is very well maintained. The beds are very comfortable with mattress toppers.The ac in rooms is good but not so good in reception lounge areas.... 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:4.5 star — The Island Hotel 4.5*
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Also Known As:
Pantheon Palace Beach Gouves
Hotel Pantheon Palace Beach
The Island Hotel Gouves, Crete

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Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
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#2 Spa Hotel in Gouves #3 Romantic Hotel in Gouves #3 On the Beach Hotel in Gouves #3 Luxury Hotel in Gouves #7 Family Hotel in Gouves
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