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The Island Hotel

#2 of 42 Hotels in Gouves
Certificate of Excellence
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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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great hotel in every aspect. Comfy rooms and beds, nice staff, good food, no screaming kids around. It's just that Gouves is not my favourite place. The property is very vast so you might end up walking quite a bit but it is a lovely walk and you are on holidays. Just don't expect to be online. As usual there... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fortnight stay at this marvellously welcoming hotel was a holiday my wife and I will always cherish. The scenery and setting at this hotel was wonderful. The greeting just as good and the food was just what we had wanted and imagined. Loved it

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Haslingden, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first proper couples holiday with my girlfriend and the lack of screaming children at the hotel was bliss. From the moment we got there we were welcomed by friendly reception staff and took our bags to the room. All of the staff were great especially the waiters at night who we were not afraid to tip. The... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I've never been motivated to write a hotel review before, but this one really deserves a huge recommendation. My wife and I stayed at The Island Hotel for 2 weeks in August 2014 and It just wasn't enough! Star ratings can't accurately reflect the sheer pleasure we found in staying here. We've stayed at many 5 star hotels that weren't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We stayed at the Island Hotel in May 2014. Overall the hotel met all expectations and we throughly enjoyed our stay. Food The food was generally good. Breakfast was our favourite with a wide array of hot and cold foods available. Like breakfast dinner was buffet style with a chef cooking up a fresh dish every night. Room The room... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Excellent hotel for couples only - no children! There is a smaller quiet pool on the back. Food was great as usual for greek food. Service was spotless. Clean rooms with built-in safe box, balcony, air con and all common accessories. Organised trips are a nice bonus. The hotel is located just across a quiet road from the beach, around... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 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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