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Despina Apartments

Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

OK myself my other half and my youngest daughter stayed here for a week and had a great time. The apartment was basic but fine, the pool and bar area was great, and everything that others have already said about the family is right (very nice people). For a cheap break it is great. If you want to see a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Despina apartments are a small family run complex and they are all extremely friendly and happy to help with almost any request. The room was spacious with a separate kitchen/living room area from the bedroom and a fairly roomy balcony (room 15). The only drawback is the small bathroom and very small shower (which makes showering without getting the... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a week's holiday and what a fabulous time we had. Costa, demetrius and Harry made our stay the best holiday we have ever had. They honestly can't do enough for you and the mum makes delicious food. We had many a good party at night were Costa makes the best cocktails. It was that good... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just spent 2weeks at the Despina apartments and we have had a thoroughly lovely relaxing holiday. The Despina is close to shops and the beach but it feels like your in a small villiage, there is no noisy clubs or bars just a trickle of people wandering around trying to choose a restaurant or somewhere just to have... More

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Addlestone, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had such a great holiday! - really friendly, trusting people - always saying hello and goodbye as we left. lots of great restaurants around and the supermarket is right next door and the beach right around the corner! will definitely be back!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

just back yesterday and missing it already. a family hotel run by 3 great brothers. the rooms are basic but most places in Greece are. cleaned daily, always more than happy to help (no matter how shirty the customer), perfect location for bars beach and restaurants, our favourite was georges tavern where everything is cooked fresh to a very high... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We have stayed at this apartment a few years ago so we are well up with the brothers and the family lovely people they carnt do enough for you the location is good to we have been going to gouves for many years so anybody thinking about going for holiday dont hesitate to stay at this apartment Eileen /Harold Manchester... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Stayed here from 6th sep to 20th sep 2013...Nice spot....very central location..bars and eating places nearby..Centre only 15 min walk..Apartments were clean and apart from bathroom was big enough to do for holidays.cooking mite b a problem but room enough to make cups coffee..get the air com as it can become quite stuffy without..Staff are lovely and v helpful,nothing was... More

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Constanta, Constanta, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I hoped for a place like this! When we got there everything turned into reality! Everything was VERY relaxing (even the thing that they did not had tv in the room was a plus for us) , the hosts are VERY nice people.The three brothers and their mother are VERY nice hosts and the bar is VERY relaxing after a... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Went here year a go just thought I would write a review I loved it and my kids loved it Nice food also cheap feed 6 people with €30 that save lots of money Staff lovely brothers made are holiday. I would take a trip to Baraki good prices nice drinks lovely woman friendly staff good night out Live bands... More

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Address: Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Gouves
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