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Minos Imperial Luxury Beach Resort & Spa
5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Milatos, Crete 72400, Greece   |  
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Milatos
London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“we love the place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the people are very kind and they have served us in all restaurants with a greek smile
we had a suite of the white sensation most beautiful we ever had quite expensive but worth it
the bathroom best ever . the beach is private with restaurants and bars on the top overlooking the beach. the hotel has a 180 d free view to the ocean we went and visit other hotels in order to feel a diffenent and book for the 2015 but we already have booked and got confirmation from the minos its unique

Room Tip: the white sencetion room and suites its just the top of Greece even if you do not stay in one please...
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  • Stayed September 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a very nice place a destination by its self. Private beach nice restaurants good food and choise we love this place most beautiful rooms suites with private pool
We are thinking to take children next time and they show us excellent family suites with two bedroom two bathroom and some near to pool so we can watch the children easy

Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
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Ertvelde, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On the beach!!!! And some restaurants are on the top of the beach vibrating passage.
The hotel is renovating many rooms in which we had the chance of visiting. These rooms are sensationally white and fantastic bathroom. we experienced good quality of food in different style restaurants like BBQ, Asian, etc.
The service is very friendly with well educated staff. The hotel is 40 minutes driving from the airport
There are two villages around the hotel with tavernas and good fish seafood and greek food.
Very clean nice gardens. the reception is very friendly as well the people in the main restaurant.
If you need special food because of medical reasons , they will as much as possible organize. Also people at the pools were very helpfull in eg. changing mattrasses which were too hard and changing to soft. Overall our stay was an excellent experience.

Room Tip: Sharing pool room gives good value for money
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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Positano
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is very good the beach is private and very clean
Room are exelent and the gardens
There is two villages nect to the hotel with tavernas with fresh fish and sea
And its 40 minutes from the airport
We have beein very happy

  • Stayed September 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So suprised at the negative reviews for this hotel, we went in September for a delayed honeymoon and thought it was fabulous, perhaps there is another Minos that is not the Minos Imperial Luxury and reviews are on the wrong site? Anyhow, I am new to this Tripadvisor thing so will be brief! The rooms were fanatastic, reception staff kind and welcoming (as are all Greeks) and we were in a Premium room with sea view, gorgeous sunsets every afternoon. Food was fab and we enjoyed the Greek dishes a lot. Pools are lovely, we went from one to another until we found a favourite. Always a peaceful spot available and you never feel crowded in. We went out quite a bit as well to nearby towns, sitting in a Greek cafe and nursing a delicious iced coffee while playing on your iphone and chatting for hours is a real treat for us, we never get to take time like this at home. Overall, great hotel, great staff and we will return for our anniversary!

Room Tip: Our room was fine, we looked at the Diamond rooms, might try one next time, not really bothered as a...
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  • Stayed September 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Reading the reviews thought this hotel was a 5* the price we paid was a price of a 5* . Having to pay deposits for beach towels never heard of that before .lets hope it's better than half the reviews having to pay for safe ???

Stayed January 2015, traveled as a couple
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MinosImperialOnline, Manager at Minos Imperial Luxury Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review, yesterday
Dear jacquiCheltenham,

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback.
You mention that you stayed in Minos Imperial in January 2015. Kindly note that our Resort is closed during January, since it operates seasonally.
However, concerning the beach towels deposit, it is being returned during the check out time. As a result, there is not any charge and the beach towels can be changed daily at the kiosk by the pool.
In regards to the safe, if you book your stay through a travel agent, please check your package information.

Once more, thank you for your time.

We send you our warm regards from the Minos Imperial Team
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Woolacombe, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We first visited many years ago because of its situation, the spacious rooms, spacious grounds, swimming pools and general ambience. It was excellent. The Staff superb and all facilities even better than the guide books. We have returned on many occasions and have visited the local area and met locals. The weather has always been fantastic
It's a marvellous place to unwind. Can't speak highly enough of the staff who are well managed througout. The evening entertainment can be spoilt by unruly children but that is hardly the Hotel's fault. Our biggest complaint last year was that two of the speciality evenings were RUINED by the uncouth behaviour of parents and their very young children who should have been in bed hours before.
Try it; most will come back for more

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Minos Imperial Luxury Beach Resort & Spa

Address: Milatos, Crete 72400, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Milatos
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Milatos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Minos Imperial Luxury Beach Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 338
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Minos Imperial is set in the Emerald Bay of the traditional fishing village of Milatos which is 45 km from Heraklion Airport. Minos Imperial is the perfect choice for a memorable luxury hotel experience offering genuine hospitality and a truly unforgettable service. ... more   less 
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