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Matala Bay Hotel

Matala, Matala, Crete 70200, Greece
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Ranked #15 of 17 Hotels in Matala
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Casci Florence, Italy
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Florence, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whilst on tour around Crete, we eventually got sick of changing hotel every day and decided to stop in Matala for a few days (doing Kathering Gorge from here). The Matala Bay has an unbeatable location, right in front on the beach, the caves and only a little stroll to the nightlife area. Our room was clean and ample and... More 

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Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you book a room at this hotel, make sure it is on the new wing of the hotel (which is also in every photo on the internet) and not on the old wing, across the road. We were given a room in the old wing (not what we saw on the photos on the Internet) and although the room... More 

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Pisa, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The general overview of this hotel is that it is in the mid-low range of the Cretan Holtel we visited. It has a position a little bit external respect to the Matala center but anyhow reacheable on foot very easily in 10 min walk. Sleeping room is sufficient in term of wardarobe, drawers and also cleanliness, the air conditioning was... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property is basic for your needs. Rooms are pretty small as well as the beds- not too comfortable though. There was 3 of us in a room, which made it tight. The third bed was more of cot type. Decent size of balcony to relax. Breakfast was good, lots to choose from. Pool in the back was a nice... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Just a short stroll from the excitement of the village centre and beach. Our visit to Matala was to enjoy the annual Beach Festival and the hotel was ideal. Spotless, easygoing, comfortable and with a peaceful garden and pool. No complaints!

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Sarasota, Florida, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

If you plan of booking a room at this hotel, I would make sure to call the hotel to confirm that you have an ACTUAL room at the hotel and not the shady apartments across the street. I made my reservation six months prior and due to overbooking, I was placed across the street in an apartment that was sub-par.... More 

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Modena, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My husband and me were in Matala this year, in August. First bad impression, at our arrval, no room for us (even if we had booked from Italy 2 months before). For one night they placed us in an awful apartment, with broken windows and old furniture. Only after speaking with the tour operator, late at night, we could have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Matala is nice small village with wonderful beach. Hotel Matala Bay perfectly fits into the place. WiFi connection covers just lobby and space around pool, but I was able to survive it. Food was ok, room was clean, we were satisfied. Luckily there were no Russians (it seems they prefer Heraklion). If you want to spend nice time at clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

quiet rooms, good breakfeast, excellent diner buffet for 10 euros, the boss is really nice, helpfull, and sympathic, well situated, parking, quiet. nice swimmingpool in a garden. Wifi well working, but only in the lobby. AC, fridge

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

By turned up without a reservation and checked in to a pleasant enough room overlooking the bay. The bed was pretty uncomfortable but the bar area was pleasant enough and internet was available in the lobby. The hotel is a 5 minute walk to the downtown area where there was a significant choice of restaurants and coffee shops. We only... More 

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