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Despo Hotel

Gouves Pediados, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
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Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

11 nights all inclusive break mid august 2015. The weather was perfect every day plus 30- plus 35c. Room was clean and tidy. Food was good. The staff very friendly and helpful. Pool area was lovely and clean. Gouves is a quiet place. The shops are a 10 min walk. If you want real relaxing holiday than this hotel for... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

lovely staff nice grounds cleanish hotel ..............all inclusive was a joke drinks are disgusting,,, salad not refrigerated fly;s all over ,,,, breakfast was awful ,,,,,,,,, room was dark and dingy and very very tiny ... 3 adults i double bed and bunk beds which stopped you opening balcony door fully.... plastic shower curtain was filthy ..... ate and drank across... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

On arrival, we were met by the overnight staff & shown to The superior room 502 in the annexe building. As it was so late we dropped our bags & walked over to the Rainbow bar for some snacks/drinks. Our room on the first floor had a great view of the countryside & Gouves village. It had a double &... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

First impression was of a typically basic Greek hotel, but spotlessly clean. We were shown to our 'superior' room in the new block at the back. Unfortunately, it was on the ground floor, looking out over a pile of old timber, crates and plastic drums. I asked to be moved, but was told the upper floors in the new block... More 

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3 Thank IzzyBiz
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Booked last minute and for the price we paid we weren't expecting the Ritz, what we got on our late arrival at the hotel was a warm welcome, quick check in, NO annoying AI wristband and taken personally to our room. Room was basic but no less than we were expecting then we opened our doors to a very large... More 

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4 Thank E7DBS
Wythall, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Two week all inclusive break mid October 2015. Resort was generally very quiet (end of season) but caught some seriously good weather. Room was clean and tidy. Food was good, varied, and in full supply. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The beer was cold, as were the free ice-cream cones. The meal times were very sensible, as were the... More 

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2 Thank Nick B
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Yes the hotel is basic but it's pretty much what I'd expect from a 3 star. The room was clean and the public areas were well kept. We were in one of the bigger rooms in the main block and had a few faulty items, not to mention a very iffy drainage problem with the sink and shower but that's... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

hotel is small and quiet the staff are so friendly and willing to help. we would personally like to thank the kindest happiest and pleasant receptionist Ive ever met MARIA what a star always smiling and so willing to help what a gorgeous woman .Food ok something different ever night chef a real character definatley go back

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This is a traditional hotel with very friendly staff and fantastic food. For dinner there are usually 3 choices of main course. The rooms are fairly basic but the more expensive rooms have air-conditioning, a fridge and a safe. It is necessary to pay an additional sum for air-conditioning and we were persuaded not to have it becuase the weather... More 

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3 Thank lifesanexperience
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Terrible filthy hotel. Room full of flies, door wouldn't shut without slamming it, glass missing from bathroom window. Shower knob fell off in my hand. Cleaners shouting to each other down the hallway to each other at 6am. Do yourself a favour and stay clear of this awful hell hole.

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