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Grand Bay Beach Resort

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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Like an island within an island, this is GRAND BAY BEACH RESORT. Understated design, attention to detail, instinctive hospitality, tasteful food and a personalised approach are only a few of the ingredients which make our small "island" a very special getaway, ideal for those who seek tranquillity and calmness, excellent cuisine, and upgraded spaces and services.GRAND BAY BEACH RESORT is located directly on the 3 km long beach of the scenic fishing village of Kolymbari, amongst scenery of unparalleled beauty, and near settlements that retain their traditional Cretan character, just 23 km west of the most picturesque town of Crete, Chania and about 35km away from its international airport.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Wheelchair access
Paid Wifi
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Great View
Ocean View
Full view
40Car recommended
Grade: 40 out of 100
13Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
0Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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All reviews junior suite sea view a la carte direct pool access complimentary wine and fruit bus timetables relaxing holiday lunch and dinner quiet resort small hotel all inclusive package pool bar hard working staff the hotel manager cretan dishes fantastic week a smile on their face
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the outside of the hotel, you don’t have immediately that wow factor, but once you get inside you have the feeling you want to stay here forever. We booked the junior suite with access to the pool. But my first night was terrible! So...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 10 days at the Grand Bay Beach Resort Hotel in June this year. It was a special holiday for our wedding anniversary and we could not have picked a more lovely place to relax and enjoy a romantic break. It...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Nice staff and lovely rooms. Bus outside to Chania helpful. But it is in the middle of nowhere with very little to do outside this small hotel. I'm afraid I just didn't get the raving reviews about this place- sorry.More

Thank Hollibobs45
Response from GiannoulisHotels, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Grand Bay Beach ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Hollibobs45, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. The feedback from our guests is very important to us in order to upgrade our services to the highest level. Our resort, located in a small village near to the most popular...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

Just returned from a week at this small but perfectly formed beach hotel and it made our holiday. Certainly among the best all-inclusives we've ever stayed at. Our room was spacious and spotlessly clean; the food was excellent, the public areas very well kept and...More

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Response from GiannoulisHotels, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Grand Bay Beach ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear DarrylWDyke, Thank you so much for your detailed review and for all of your kind words and compliments! We are happy to read that you enjoy your stay here with us and after all these kind words we have nothing more to say but...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

hotel was over booked on arrivel, booked sea view room, became garden view room accross the bar, loud as good be, they gave us an upgrade to ultra all inclusive with free massage, but the massage wasn't good at all, after 3 days we finally...More

Thank ANDY A
Response from GiannoulisHotels, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Grand Bay Beach ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear ANDY A, Thank you very much for your review and for choosing to spend your holidays here with us. Firstly, please accept our apologies, once again, about the booked room type. However, we have done our best in order to compensate you and to...More

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October 1, 2018|
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Response from Explorer4Ever | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in the hotel for only one night and it was upstairs room, so don’t know what other bedrooms look like.
September 7, 2018|
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Response from Lynn H | Reviewed this property |
No charge that I can recall. I felt everything was good value fir money. Would definitely revisit
Cheryl S
August 29, 2018|
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Response from lesaquarelles | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but we had a hire car for the whole week so didn't need taxis. The hotel desk were incredibly helpful with things we raised so it might just be worth contacting them direct again.
Room Tips
"Sea view is worth it"
Oct 24, 2018
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"Book a suite. It's well worth it."
Oct 22, 2018
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"I'm not sure"
Oct 22, 2018
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"Junior suites upstairs good size, pool rooms with shared pool were great"
Oct 13, 2018
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$90 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
grand bay beach hotel chania town
GreeceCreteChania PrefecturePlataniasKolymbari
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