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The Rοyal Blue

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Panormos, Crete 74057 Greece See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

A truly memorable experience from start to finish, the hotel has great facilities and the food is excellent , the staff are very friendly and always wiling to help a fantastic holiday and would recommended this hotel.More

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Date of stay: October 2018
2  Thank rickarchie
Response from The_Royal_Blue, Manager at The Rοyal BlueResponded November 8, 2018

Dear rickarchie, Thank you very much for choosing The Royal Blue and for your feedback. It's very nice to see, how much you enjoyed your well deserved holidays. Your kind words for our entire team are a nice additional motivation to continue giving just the...More

Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

We checked in late on the 27th October and were greeted warmly by staff upon arrival. We were offered cold tea and a sweet traditional Greek drink by reception staff whilst they brought our cart to take us to our room. We booked the superior...More

Date of stay: October 2018
2  Thank Nikkibains78
Response from The_Royal_Blue, Manager at The Rοyal BlueResponded November 2, 2018

Dear Nikkibains78, Thank you for choosing The Royal Blue and for taking the time to share your experiences and the nice pictures here. It is very nice to see, how much you and your family enjoyed your well deserved holidays and how much you appreciate...More

Reviewed October 29, 2018

We stay at the Hotel for 2 nights in October. As a building is suited in front of the sea with several swimming pools. Room was nice in front of a sharing swimming pool. The point is that when you pay a 5star Hotel you...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank PTITOP
Response from The_Royal_Blue, Manager at The Rοyal BlueResponded October 31, 2018

Dear PTITOP, Thank you for choosing The Royal Blue. According to our information originally you booked 2 nights, but changed the reservation to just 1 night upon arrival. We kindly ask you not to forget that you made a second reservation with an online booking...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Many hotels with 5 stars in Greece do not live up to title. This place certainly does. Any niggles or queries were immediately responded to and were then followed up with a phone call to check we were happy! The service and attention to detail...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank thorntonh2018
Response from The_Royal_Blue, Manager at The Rοyal BlueResponded October 31, 2018

Dear Thornton H, Thank you very much for choosing The Royal Blue and for taking the time to share your experiences and the nice pictures with other travellers. We are delighted to see, how much you enjoyed your well deserved holidays and with pleasure we...More

Reviewed October 24, 2018

Just spent a very relaxing week at this fantastic resort. Managed to get an upgrade to a villa (at an extra cost)with fantastic views over the Med. Staff were very friendly and helpful, especially Anastasia, our customer services manager, who couldn`t do enough to help,...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Dennis L
Response from The_Royal_Blue, Manager at The Rοyal BlueResponded October 24, 2018

Dear Dennis, Thank you for coming to The Royal Blue and for sharing your experiences and the nice pictures with other travellers. It is very nice to see, how much you enjoyed your well deserved holidays. Your kind words for our entire team are a...More

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Description
The 5* Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa, is a tranquil exclusive resort, with its own private bay and an endless horizon of Cretan Blue. The complex consists of 38 public and private swimming pools as well as More colorful gardens which extend throughout the resort. Natural stone has been used extensively with dedicated passion for detail, in the decoration of all outdoor areas, thus creating the perfect mix between sophistication and natural elegance. Guests will be pampered beyond conventional luxury with singular service standards and the renowned Cretan hospitality. The understated elegance of the 190 rooms, suites and villas, the uncompromising unique flavors of the resort's cuisine, the unique settings for the organization of your events and the mystical magic of the Pure Senses Spa are just the introduction to an experience that extend beyond the realms of a luxury resort. Outdoor Facilities (Private Beach, Beach services, 2 Tennis Courts, Tennis lessons upon request, 1 Mini Golf Court) Hotel Facilities (Express Check In - Check out, Wi-Fi Internet Connection, Internet Corner, Parking, Car Rental services, Multilingual staff, Guest Relations, Doctor on call, Destination Assistance, Postal Services, Security services, 'Gems and more' Jewelry Shop, Mini Market & Holiday Boutique, Dry / Laundry cleaning service) Personalized Services (Private Dining options, Special Meals upon request, Luxury transport upon request, Transfer from/to the airport upon request, Private Chef Services upon request, Business center & secretariat services upon request) In-Room Amenities (24hrs Room Service, Private Dining in Room upon request, In House Villa Treatments upon request) Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Spa
Adult pool
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
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Top resorts Hotels
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Romantic
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On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Top resorts Hotels
,
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
190
Price range
$150 - $581 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa
Also Known As
Sensimar Royal Blue Resort And Spa
,
Sensimar Royal Blue Hotel Panormo
,
The Rοyal Blue Panormos, Crete, Greece
Location
Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Panormos
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Top resorts Hotels
,
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
190
Price range
$150 - $581 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa
Also Known As
Sensimar Royal Blue Resort And Spa
,
Sensimar Royal Blue Hotel Panormo
,
The Rοyal Blue Panormos, Crete, Greece
Location
Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Panormos
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Traveler (1,235)
Room & Suite (479)
Pool & Beach (254)
Dining (151)
Amenities (68)
Business Center & Event Rooms (7)
Family and Play Areas (6)
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Questions & Answers
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JackieG92
December 3, 2018|
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Response from The_Royal_Blue | Property representative |
Dear Jackie, Thanks for your interest in The Royal Blue. We are located in a quiet area, as you can see for example on google maps. Our hotel offers quietness and relaxation. As 120Hill correctely mentions, Panormo by taxi... More
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tanya P
September 25, 2018|
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Response from ShirleyLatto | Reviewed this property |
You also have to have 2 of the same drink.
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ShirleyLatto
August 28, 2018|
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Response from Serenahunnie | Reviewed this property |
Theres 'a little train' which is basically a bus between Panorma and the hotel it picks you up outside the hotel. Its €5 euros pp to panorma and same back. You can also take the train and go on about 3 different routes to... More
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Room Tips
"Most rooms have a sea view"
H5005HNdennisl
Oct 24, 2018
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"Balcony room with full sea view-don't get a ground floor room"
AndreaA643
Oct 23, 2018
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"Ask about access and view and proximty to pools and main buildings"
Mikeandeileen18
Oct 13, 2018
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"Whole resort seemed very quiet"
gillianursell
Oct 9, 2018
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