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Pilot Beach Resort

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EO Chanion Rethymnou, Georgioupolis, Apokoronas, Crete 73007 Greece
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Pilot Beach Resort is located on the northwest shoreline of Crete, Greece, in the bay of Almyros neighboring the picturesque fishing village of Georgioupolis, halfway between Chania and Rethymno amongst a scenery of unparalleled beauty, and near settlements that retain the traditional Cretan elements but also villages with a cosmopolitan atmosphere. It offers a unique combination of tradition, hospitality and luxury with the comforts of a state of the art hotel. Pilot Beach Resort with its spacious stylish public areas and unique Cretan architecture is surrounded by olive and avocado trees and is directly on the sandy beach of Georgioupolis offering spectacular views of the Aegean Sea and of the famous White Mountains. Whilst it is considered among the finest five star hotels in Crete and offers services of the highest standards combined with the well known authentic Cretan Hospitality.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Babysitting
Wifi
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Sauna
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Kid-friendly buffet
Poolside bar
Tennis court
Billiards
Children's playground
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Strollers
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Fax / photocopying
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hammam
Makeup services
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Salon
Waxing services
Baggage storage
Chapel / shrine
Concierge
Convenience store
Gift shop
Newspaper
Sun loungers / beach chairs
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Languages Spoken
English, German, Greek, Italian
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Great resort, very high quality in every aspect! Top team, clean beach, nice pools, wonderful food, excellent service! We liked the SPA area very much. The only bad thing was that we could not stay longer, but we will come back again!
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This is the 3rd time I have stayed at this hotel. From the first trip to this one, nothing changes. We are greeted like long lost friends and looked after like royalty without the pomp . The hotel is practical and homely without the formal feel. You can completely relax and switch off. The staff, from the managers to the serving staff to the people behind the scenes, this place runs like a finely tuned machine. Everyone is willing to help and make your stay a thoroughly enjoyable one. The bar areas are comfortable with indoor and outdoor seating. We like the beach bar best. Beautiful views over the ocean, great cocktails and fabulous staff. The entertainment is different in each bar. The beach bar is more sedate. The food will suit every palette. Every night a wide variety is laid on. It’s fresh and appealing and the only downfall is, you will go home a few pounds heavier. The good news is, they lay on plenty of activities and a well equipped gym for you to burn them off. The only criticism I have is, they still use plastic straws and plastic water bottles. I’m hoping by the next time we visit, the problem will be addressed. If you are thinking of visiting, you will not be disappointed. I’m already looking forward to returning. Thank you to everyone at Pilot Beach
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My partner and myself stayed at the Pilot for a week at the end of the season, end of October into early November. The resort is fantastic, the staff are so helpful and friendly, the welcome here huge. This was our first time in Greece, and we definitely will be returning. The location of the resort is first rate, right on a delightful beach. The restaurant caters for all tastes - you would have to incredibly, stupidly fussy not to find something you'd like to eat. The resort has it's own spa, gym, themed restaurants besides the main one, four separate swimming pools, it's own beach - even it's own helicopter landing pad. The only slight negatives I had (I'm splitting hairs really) are the pools are not heated but this would be a God send in the height of summer in 40 degrees heat, plus some of the younger waiting staff weren't quite as attentive as the more experienced, mature members. But as I said, I'm splitting hairs - this is a truly excellent hotel. Well worth visiting, you will not be disappointed.
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Third time at Pilot Beach and the quality of facilities and the warm welcoming from the whole team at Pilot Beach are exceptionnal. This is the best place for family holidays. The spa is very good and the food is truly amazing. We thank everyone at Pilot Beach for having us spend the best holiday every time we go. See you soon, William Boelen
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I had read some mixed reviews and was prepared for end of season ragged edges, but I chose the hotel for 1. Actual beachside rooms 2. Walking distance to a village with shops and restaurants. It exceeded my expectations. On the beachside part where I stayed it was at least 90pct occupancy in October. Room great; food good; beach excellent; facilities all as stated and very good. Really simple things: WiFi worked everywhere including the beach club without dropping out; lovely welcome and leaving gifts; cheerful restaurant staff; fantastic birthday cake organised with care; reasonably priced bar drinks; genuinely good quality local bathroom toiletries. I really have little to criticise, it made for an extremely peaceful break. My only criticisms would be: very limited UK TV channels (we could only find BBC World); intraday activities need to be better flagged - I had been there 3 days before realising there was in the sea aerobics / volleyball sessions etc (maybe put the posters in the restaurants?); small queuing at busy dinner times at the beach restaurant. We will return, incredibly well organised - everything works! Room tip: the resort is spread out and different zones will appeal to different travellers; ask for a resort map before booking and look at aerial Googlemap for help too.
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PRICE RANGE
$135 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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pilot beach hotel georgioupolis, hotel pilot beach
LOCATION
GreeceCreteChania PrefectureApokoronasGeorgioupolis
NUMBER OF ROOMS
440
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pilot Beach Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Pilot Beach Resort?
Nearby attractions include Agios Nikolaos Chapel (0.9 miles), Kalivaki Beach (1.0 miles), and Lake Kournas (1.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Pilot Beach Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Pilot Beach Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Pilot Beach Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Pilot Beach Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pilot Beach Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pelagias Yard, Kali Kardia Taverna, and Georgias Traditional Taverna.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Pilot Beach Resort?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Pilot Beach Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Pilot Beach Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Pilot Beach Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Pilot Beach Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Pilot Beach Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, Italian, and Greek.