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Despo Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Gouves Pediados, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
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Ranked #13 of 44 Hotels in Gouves
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Review by Gillian P sums it up room 212 exactly as she describes except that when we asked for an upgrade we were told all rooms were full so no chance! Our room with concrete bed and head board so small we were dodging each other to move around, one electric point unplug the fridge to use it. We were... More

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned from a very pleasant holiday at the Despo. Our room was basic but adequate and clean. Our shower was poor, the spray being feeble and soaking the bathroom floor. Air con was extra at 7 euros a night. As the hotel is only half an hour from the airport and on the flight path, we found we were... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at 2 am to Despo Hotel, reception was nice and clean we were handed the keys to rooms 206 and 208, after walking down a dark corridor we reached our rooms Oh dear what a disappointment when we turned the light on. The room resembled a prison cell 2 single beds with concrete headboards and concrete bed bases, No... More

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Portadown, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I read some of the reviews on TA before going to Despo and after our experience there are a lot of very hard to please travellers, our experience was absolutely fantastic and we will be trying to book here again, its 3* accomodation and 5* treatment, the staff can't do enough to help, our room was changed immediately at no... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got back this morning from a week at Despo (we'd only booked the week before) we were on a tight budget (it turns out that there is no such thing as a last minute deal anymore!) after weeks of looking i was fed up and just booked...this was the cheapest that came up and with mixed reviews - im... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Despo between 9th and 16th of July. I just don't understand the poor reviews written by other people. The hotel is exactly like the description in the brochure so I don't know why people expect a plush 5 star hotel when it is described as 3 star traditional hotel. As mentioned in most of the other... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from two weeks at the Despo, we were a little apprehensive after reading some of the reviews, but we need not have worried. The Hotel is well kept with well maintained gardens friendly staff always ready to help, George behind the bar was lovely and always ready with some banter for you. Nicolas in the restaurant always remembered... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Returned from a two week holiday here this morning. I must say this is one of the better hotels I have stayed in on all the Greek Islands. It is a family run business, with all the produce for the meals coming from their own businesses (farms, butchers etc.). We stayed in room 404 which I believe is in the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Still staying there, if I had a choice would go home. Last night they had a party outside till 2-3 am not for the customers but for someone local who finished the school.All week cleaners couldn't clean the sticky stain (from juice)in bathroom, just wonder if they did anything... Breakfast so far 4 out of 6 days- boiled eggs. Lunch... More

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Spilsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned to the Despo for a few days and as good as ever nice to see all the friendly staff again in the new block this stay ( we served our time in the dungeon last year! At least it cooler down there) best valve for money and we have been coming to Create on and off for the... More

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Address: Gouves Pediados, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Gouves
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Despo Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 73
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Despo Hotel Gouves, Crete
Despo Hotel Crete
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