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Orpheas Resort
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Georgioupolis, Apokoronas, Crete 73007, Greece   |  
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Ranked #7 of 45 Hotels in Georgioupolis
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Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“its not another one cretan hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

its not another one cretan hotel, so special beach hotel
nice location , good prices
oerfect beach bar
great staff, very fast wifi
the rooms really have a classic style
special for romantic moments
we stayed only for one week
Crete really rocks, and this location is so different
the beach bar is good and the prices are just fine

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Very recommendable quiet beach hotel, excellent value for money. The entrance area, the lobby the restaurant, the poolbar... everything is very nice designed. Everywhere there are cozy sitting areas where one gladly stayed. Everything is super clean and tidy. Beautiful garden, pleasant staff with fun at the work... Bus station, plenty of shops, tavernas and pubs in the immediate area. We can only recommend this hotel.
One of the most beautiful hotels, in a very nice garden and comfortable rooms. Ideal for people who are not into large ( Skyscrapers) hotels .

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Wien
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Wonderful small individual hotel, very well maintained , with a wonderful view over the sea. We appreciated the pleasant and competent care, the ambience, the extremely clean and comfortable rooms, the breakfast service on the terrace - short : our expectations the Orpheas resort is in all areas met! We felt during our stay very comfortable and in good hands.
Those seeking peace, comfort and a brilliant atmosphere searches, is right here.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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wien
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

I will start this review by strongly recommending this unique hotel to anyone who might be interested in north Crete. Orpheas resort is located direct to the sea on the north-western side of the island, 40 min drive from the Chania airport . A lot of the resort is based around all inclusive resort hotels so this stylish, chilled and authentic place was a breath of fresh area.
A perfect boutique hotel in a perfect location.
The hotel has a beach bar that serves lunch til almost 18.00.The service was perfect and the food was all freshly prepared and perfectly presented.
By the main pool there was also a beautiful garden area,with sofas, great place to relax with a bottle of wine.
much more than a 'hotel' we look forward to our return

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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ROTTERDAM
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

ATTENTION: There are some of negative reviews on here which does not reflect the truth. The staffs from reception to waiters and bar staff are really lovely. Excellent food, great choice in the main restaurant. The dining room is large enough and never have to wait for tables, the waiters are very friendly and do a brilliant job. Pools and garden well kept and cared for, PERFECT sandy beach. We had a fantastic stay, we cannot fault the hotel in anyway and would defiantly recommend the Orpheas resort. If you are looking for a beach hotel in West Crete this is the place to go.

Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Ashford, Kent
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Great location just off the main Chania to Rethymno road and just a stroll through the hotel grounds to a good quality sandy beach. Great for swimming as sea is warm (was in Sep anyway) and clear and only chest deep for some way out. Only slight downside re beach is a stony strip just as you enter the water which is rather tough on the feet, but sand for the rest of the way out. This hotel does not pretend to be glitzy or particularly smart instead it provides a relaxed homely atmosphere with friendly & helpful staff throughout, and exceptionally so in the reception area. The buffet style food is adequate without being exceptional but there is plenty of choice. Rooms are fairly basic but cleaned every day with fresh towels provided daily if required. Our ground floor location only had views of the hotel wall next door but this was no problem as we we didn't spend much time inside. A cafe/bar in the grounds provides an adequate all-day selection of food & drinks at reasonable cost for those spending the day on the beach or by the pool. Opposite the hotel entrance is a reasonable selection of gift shops, supermarkets, bars and restaurants but we found no night life to speak of and as there was no in-hotel entertainment, early nights were the order of the day. We picked up a car and made our own way to the hotel but although we knew its approximate location we had difficulty finding it as the only external identification is a very small nameplate beside the main entrance. For those in similar difficulty it is between the well signed Vantaris Beach and Happy Days hotels. A car is certainly an asset as the village itself was too small to hold our attention for long but we were able to visit nearby Georgeopolis, the much larger local capital Chania, the beautful & moving Allied War Cemetary at Souda Bay as well as taking an interesting drive across the mountains to catch a ferry to the unique village of Loutro. Crete is a beautiful island and given more than 7 days we could certainly have found many other places to visit. In summary, the Orpheus is a great place if you are looking for a laid-back, relaxing holiday.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

simply a great hotel,that is why we are going back again this september.the staff are pretty cool,the food is well tasty and loads of it,first hotel i have ever stayed in and i wasn't dissappointed,iwe were so relaxed after a year of stess i nearly started walking backwards,as i said relax pure just what the doctor ordered.

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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Address: Georgioupolis, Apokoronas, Crete 73007, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Apokoronas > Georgioupolis
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Georgioupolis
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Georgioupolis
#5 Romantic Hotel in Georgioupolis
#9 Family Hotel in Georgioupolis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Orpheas Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 72
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Orpheas Resort set off to change from a simple beach hotel to something different… we felt the time had come to create a space for travelers ready to experience the unexpected, searching for a place to unwind and relax, a resort to appeal to all senses. The playful dialogue with the architectural history of Crete provides wonderful surroundings, carefully selected materials, arty design, harmonic colors together with some funky details result in a feel of laid-back luxury with a bohemian twist. With gardens and lounges filled with tranquility, inspiration and the smile of our staff, Orpheas Resort is a true oasis on Crete. Location: Directly on Crete's longest, and most beautiful beach, 18 kilometers long, beneath the impressive White Mountains. Kavros, a little village with some shops, tavernas and cafes is a short walk, Georgioupolis, once a fishing village and now the vivid touristic center of the area, is 4 km away. In 20 km you reach Rethymnon, the beautiful city with its romantic old town. There's a bus station nearby. 50 km to the airport of Chania and ca. 100 km to the airport of Heraklion give you the choice to select the most convenient flight. Our rooms: Expect a selection of beautiful rooms, each with a different, unique style and set-up, all of them designed to offer maximal comfort and a homely embrace. Arty and inspired, in earthy colors and with unexpected details, they elegantly interpret the local traditions. All our rooms feature: Bathroom with Bathtub / Shower Hairdryer Slippers / Bathrobes Air conditioning (cool/heat) Telephone Mini bar Safe deposit box Satellite TV 26" or 32" LCD Wi-Fi access ( free by the lobby area & with extra cost in the rooms) Beach/pool towels Sound proof windows Furnished balcony or terrace Double cat. A Ca. 16-20 m², with double or twin beds and side sea view, accommodates 2 adults. Double cat. B Ca. 13-16 m², with double or twin beds. Less privileged space, view and location than Double cat. A, accommodates 2 adults. Junior Suite Additional features: Tea & coffee making facilities and daily replenished bottled water included, extra comfortable beds with natural latex cover mattress. Ca. 20-25 m², with a bedroom with double bed and a cozy lounge or sleeping area with side sea view, accommodates up to 3 adults. Suite Spacious and airy with beautiful direct sea view, our suites offer upgraded comfort and feature a terrace with sunbeds and umbrella, a DVD-player, an extra comfortable double bed with natural latex cover mattress and a separate lounge or sleeping area. Ca. 22-30 m², accommodates up to 3 adults. Tea & coffee making facilities and daily replenished bottled water is included. Pool Suite Each of our pool suites features additionally a shared or private plunge pool on the balcony or terrace, with direct sea view, 25-35 m², accommodates up to 3 adults. Food & Drink: Start your day with a sumptuous and healthy breakfast and enjoy your dinner with a big variety of Cretan, Greek and international dishes, all cooked with local ingredients. Both breakfast and dinner are served as a help-yourself-buffet, and our staff will be happy to introduce you not only to Cretan cooking, but also to a rich wine list with mostly Greek labels. During the day our Pool Bar provides a'la carte light snacks & meals, fancy salads and all kinds of refreshments. We can serve also on our beach! ... more   less 
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Orpheas Hotel Georgioupolis
Orpheas Resort Crete/Georgioupolis

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