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Hotel Astir Beach

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Gouves Crete, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
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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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Poznan, Poland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many good things about the place, such as the setting, the proximity to the beach, the sights, the pool etc... but the best thing by all means are the people there! In particular - the pool bar bartender (no idea how to spell his name, Jorgos, Giorgos... anyway, he's great!), and the animation team expertly led by Mario... More

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Philpstoun, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Great hotel,great staff especialy Marios (barman).food no complaints plenty of choice for all even the grumpy people.only sad thing not much to do around Gouves and drinks quite expensive .two bars to recomend the anfield sports bar & the wembley sports bar ,great owners and staff.

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Lafayette, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Small, sparse room with two hard beds. Tiny shower. Beautiful view of the beach and a lovely terrace to enjoy it. The food was eh. The guests at the hotel were mostly Polish and I think the dining room catered to their tastes. I would return but would seriously rethink having my meals there again.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I and my family stayed here in June for a week. It was truly an amazing vacation despite some misunderstanding. The rooms - basic, but clean. Here is everything you need for holiday. When we go on vacation, we don't spend a lot of time in rooms. Maybe could get a room with a better view, but it didn't caused... More

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Noorderwijk, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We were staying with friends. the hotel has 4 star but we give it 3 stars. The poolside bar was not included in the all in for drinks you had to enter the hall and you were helped by a very unfriendly Russian bartender. Unheard of for a four star hotel.

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CHRISOULAKIS M, Διευθυντής at Hotel Astir Beach, responded to this review

This hotel is serving , both all inclusive basis and half board basis concepts , officially described , in the hotels internet site , or the booking agents info . Of course they are not included , all of the hotel services , especially in all inclusive concept , like beach facilities , beach snack bar – pool bar e.t.c.... More

Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

The hotel itself is not bad, but.......... reception people offered no information and wasn't nice in general (we asked for directions to the bus stop and they just said "go to the right"). Every thing is extra charge safety-deposit box (supposed to be included 10 euro), beach towels (??? 10 euro), WiFi (4 euro per hour, we found out at... More

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CHRISOULAKIS M, Διευθυντής at Hotel Astir Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind comment… the hotel its self, it is not bad but ……… Our Hotel services or quality , do not have to do , with what is the extra offers , with no charge .Clients on half board basis , have paid and they are served , breakfast and dinner only .They are aware of that... More

London
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I like this hotel and the staff very friendly, polite, helpful and professional! Location very convenient so you can explore the area very easily, sandy beach clean and nice. Coming back 3d time here with my family and friends. Once we arrived we received a basket of local sweet fruits))) Special thnx to manager of the hotel!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Well, this was supposed to be a trip that was expected stand in our memory for ever! Stand it did - With such a high expectation we stepped in to Astir Beach hotel in Crete. As it is with high expectations our request for double bed (read that as matrimonial!!!) was not there as the reservation done by our charter... More

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Warsaw, Poland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

In this hotel I spent a beautiful week. But the animators made it perfect. One of these, Natasha is very good, she made me smile and made the day fun! It's really a good person. I like her! The staff is very nice.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

They said there is a 4**** hotel, but the rooms look rather like a 2**! We slept in folding bed, on a poor quality mattress and bedding as for 2**! The taps in the bathroom confirm the 2** valuation! With breakfast and dinner included in the initial price, you still have to pay for evreything (including watter!) at dinner!

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CHRISOULAKIS M, Διευθυντής at Hotel Astir Beach, responded to this review

Our hotel , it is officially rated by the Greek Tourist Organization as a four [****] star hotel , and we feel that this is correct . All of our rooms, are equipped with private facilities and normal beds [ doubles – triples ] and they do not have folding beds . For photos descriptions , please visit this site... More

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Address: Gouves Crete, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Gouves
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Astir Beach 4*
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Astir Beach Gouves, Crete

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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Gouves #12 Luxury Hotel in Gouves
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Situated in Gouves, only 18 Km east of the Heraklion international airport, by an extremely clean coast and sea, it is an ideal beach resort for unforgettable vacations. The hotel offers 164 modern and comfortable rooms equipped with private facilities, bathroom with bath tab or shower, direct-dial telephone, internet connection, private remote control air-conditioning, mini fridge, TV, hair dryer, safety box and balcony or terrace, most of them with a marvelous view to the sea. ... more   less 
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