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“A perfect holiday!” 5 of 5 stars
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Galini Beach Hotel
1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Teloneio Beach, Kissamos, Crete 73400, Greece   |  
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Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in Kissamos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dartford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A perfect holiday!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I stayed here for one week in May with my sister, who had been here before and recommended it very highly. I loved it! Everyone, without exception, was so warm, welcoming and helpful. Everywhere was pristine, the breakfasts were delicious and I can't wait to go back. I was so comfortable I am considering returning alone, which is a first for me!

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Nice, quiet hotel with very friendly staff. Rooms are simple but clean. Unfortunately no safety box in rooms. Its located 10 - 15 minutes walk from town centre and taverns. Beach in Kissamos is not very impressive but driving to Balos, Falasarna or Elafonisi takes 1 hour or less. Good place to stay for exploring south part of Crete.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Galini Beach hotel has an excellent family staff. Our room was very clean with nice big balcony with side view of the ocean and afternoon sun as we had requested. The seafront restaurants are about a 5-7 minute walk away. The town centre is about 10 minutes walk. The beach is a bit stony but the hotel provides chairs and umbrellas. Excellent place to stay.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I was so glad I hadn't booked a hotel in Chania. My week at the lovely Galini Beach Hotel was all I wanted it to be. Wonderful family always on hand to give advice on buses etc (if you haven't got the nerve to drive on the right). Sure they haven't got a pool but that is ok the sea is on your doorstep, and hurrah a quiet no kids screaming place to sit. Yummy breakfasts with home made jam etc. If you want to experience busy you just need to get the bus (9.50 Euros for a return) into Chania, look around the old harbour area which is lovely. Comfy, clean, safe, layback. What more do you want? Oh Internet access if you must. Thanks to all at Galini, hope to see you again. Oh lovely restaurant "The Cellar" just a few minutes walk away as the hotel just does breakfast. Jill B April 2014

Room Tip: Facing the sea was windy but a lovely view from the balcony.
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

A great week, very clean room, with pristine white towels excellent. You must visit Balos, which is amazing . Great help from the Manolis who advises where to go. A great holiday End od April 2014. Managed 4 sea swims a day refreshing clear blue sea.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Manilos and his family are just lovely,Nothing was too much trouble.The breakfast was divine,his wifes pancakes are to die for!!!.Great room overlooking the sea,very clean with plentiful towels. It was just heaven really.

Room Tip: There is no swimming pool and meals are not served here but l liked that,we ventured out to eat and...
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We spent five nights here in early April 2014. This is a family-run hotel - they are very personally welcoming and go out of their way to help.. The rooms are tasteful and comfortable. We found ourselves in a half-price week so it was exceptional value. The location was very good. We found that we could easily do a range of activities from there - hill villages, spring flowers, beaches, Chania. There were excellent restaurants - particularly family-run tavernas in the villages outside Kissamos.

Room Tip: Half the roooms have sea view - on left side of hotel
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
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    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Additional Information about Galini Beach Hotel

Address: Teloneio Beach, Kissamos, Crete 73400, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Kissamos
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kissamos
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kissamos
#2 Family Hotel in Kissamos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Galini Beach Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Hotel Galini Beach
Galini Beach Hotel Kissamos, Crete

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