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Lyda Beach Apartments

Gouves, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #34 of 42 Hotels in Gouves
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I and my husband had 1 week of holidays in Crete-we stayed in Lyda hotel. From the beginning we were really disappointment -firstly-hygiene. The room and bathroom wasn't clean as it should.. Food-the worst food I ever had..and lots of bad smelling cats...Is not a joke!! Food hygiene level O. We had a few issues and had to ask for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Me along with my family and 2 other familes stayed at this hotel from hell on our holiday to Greece in August 2013 and as soon as i got there i wanted to leave immediately where do i start: Food: Was appalling we survived two days on bread and cucumber only until we found a restaurant across the road which... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is the worst holiday I have ever been on, and I have been on a lot, we stayed here in 2008 and by the looks of some of these reviews things have not changed one bit! Myself my husband and our 2 young kids, decided to take my mother away on her first holiday abroad for her 70th! I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We too,were leery with the reviews of this place. But we were pleasantly surprised. Everything went very well. Plenty of food,drinks. Great kids programs. Hotel very clean, nice. Staff was outstanding.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

Our first visit to Crete and after this possibly the last. Arrived on the 27th May 2014 for a week all inclusive ( should read part inclusive ). After a long day travelling we went for a drink at hotel bar to be told mixers had to be bought, slice of lemon had to be bought, only little things but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Cant belive iv just found out this hotel is still open we stayed here couple ov years ago n all ended up really ill with food poisening,infections in every possible crevice due to filthy rooms n dirty pool spent a small fortune on eating out,beds unable to sleep on that dirty,my advice if u want to keep ur family safe... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Stayed here in June/July 2013 what an awful holiday. Asked to be moved the very next day after arriving but Thomas Cook refused and said there was no room anywhere else. Had to eat out 12 nights out of our 14 night stay. first night is was a 25 min wait to get served at the bar. Our mattress looked... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Stayed here two years ago and the rooms were so small and basic. When i first got to my room (facing a tree) when supposed to be a pool view I went onto the balcony I let out a big sigh and leaned on the bar and which then cracked so i nearly fell two floors. Good start? Then the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

my 6 year old daughter and myself went on holiday to club lyda. in august and we a had a brilliant time! time was given to holiday makers from staff so we had a nice relaxed weekend.. Nikos who runs the pool bar was a top bloke who looked after the kids 1st and made them feel very welcome and... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Not 4* just returned after 1 wk on 24th September- Nice staff nice pools awful food Pork & Melon every breakfast lunch & dinner. Shortage of tables cups spoons no clean tables. Entertainment was non existant apart from loud club/russian music at only bar so forced to go out if wanted to talk. No childrens food or activities glad we... More 

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