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Despo Hotel

Gouves Pediados, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
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Ranked #16 of 42 Hotels in Gouves
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm rating this on the basis that it is a budget hotel, no point comparing it to the 5-star hotels Ive been to recently in Cuba or Mexico etc...that would be unfair. Overall the hotel is okay, a touch rundown. Staff are very friendly and the food, though limited, was always fresh and tasty. A bit cheeky that the "all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

my husband and I stayed here 4 years ago and recently went back in early May (when they open) and it was just lovely. A small family run hotel with beautifully kept gardens, nice pool with baby pool & shower, pool side bar, fantastic food and rooms are basic but you're not in all day. Everyone remembered us from last... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed with my husband 5th-12th may...on arrival first impressions were very good, Maria on reception was very nice, but...the room...well I know its only 3star but it resembled a backpackers accommodation!!! I t was clean is about the best I can say...the mattress didnt fit the bed the shower was a mere dribble the only spare plug socket apart from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a week here with a couple of friends looking to do the usual sunbathing, drinking, swimming, etc. Despo is a clean and cheerful building with a nice pool, it was the start of the season so there were plenty of loungers. The food and drink was good quality, the meals were varied and tasty and the staff were great.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed at the Despo in the first week of may - the hotel was just opening for the season. Upon arrival at an ungodly hour i couldnt have felt more at home . The night watchman ( Costas ? ) remembered me from a previous stay and helped me to my roon. The reception staff ( maria and katerina... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ll start by saying I have never left a review before but felt I had too .before going I looked on trip adviser read reviews and was a bit anxious of what to expect , all I can say is the people who write these reviews must expect 5 star quality for 3 star prices ! I arrived at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic week at Hotel despo. The staff were so accommodating and friendly. Our son is 16 months old, the food prepared during our all inclusive stay was perfect for all of us. The room was also very good and came equipped with fridge and great view of the sea is the distance. The pool was excellently maintained,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room is we're in was awful. The rest of it was nice and the rainbow bar is fab. Would definetly go again but stay in a different room. We didn't ask to change and just accepted it as we weren't there to just sit in room. We went on a few trips which we enjoyed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is extremely basic, our room was very tired and in need of repair, I complained and moved the next day to a much the same room but with a better view.... The food was all soaked in oils so very greasy.... The afternoon snacks consisted of bits of pizza under foil at the bar. Very limited drinks choice... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Basic all inclusive with minimal rooms. Food and drink ok but as travelled as a couple without children we was able to venture out and go to George's 'RAINBOW BAR' across the road, defiantly worth a visit. Visiting hersonissis is a must. Beach and Aqua park is very good and extremely lively. Wish we found this sooner. Lots of shops... More 

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