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Solimar Aquamarine Hotel

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Gerani, Crete 730 14 Greece
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#5 of 14 hotels in Gerani
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See why so many travelers make Solimar Aquamarine Hotel their hotel of choice when visiting Gerani. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a charming setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you.

You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a refrigerator and air conditioning, and you can stay connected during your stay as Solimar Aquamarine Hotel offers guests free wifi.

The hotel features a 24 hour front desk and shops. Plus, Solimar Aquamarine Hotel offers a pool and breakfast, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Passa Tempo FoodBar, which is an Italian restaurant that is popular with locals and out-of-towners alike.

At Solimar Aquamarine Hotel, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to Gerani.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Mini golf
Tennis court
Kids club
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Poolside bar
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Rooftop bar
Billiards
Evening entertainment
Table tennis
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Car hire
Spa
Massage
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
Safe
Refrigerator
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Ocean View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Russian, German and 1 more
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Νικόλαος Λ wrote a review Yesterday
Thessaloniki, Greece30 contributions30 helpful votes
luxurius hotel, nice room ( junior suite with private pool), nice bath, QUITE room and very nice roof garden. They had appropriate measures for Covid. Breakfast was good but they must add ALL types of coffee and not only filter coffee. The whole area was very nice and relaxant. Really value for money, we strongly reccomend it Very polite manager in the hotel
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Room Tip: junior suite with a private pool is the ideal room of the hotel
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Lukas wrote a review Jun 23
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You will have street dogs running and barking under your table when having breakfast, lunch or dinner, also at the roof bar and around the pool. If you are afraid of dogs or might care about the diseases they might have eating inside the restaurant will not help you. When you talk to the waiter, they know only 1 dog that is allowed everywhere and they don't know about the other dogs around your table. Reception will tell they give them food so they come back, but they don't believe you that the dogs are inside of the restaurant or at the roof bar. They will tell they will make sure it will not happen again, but the next they the same thing. You can not eat at peace is dogs are looking for every chance to grab some food. Each time talking to the reception (and their supervisor) was a disappointment. They don't provide you with correct information. Reservation for Restaurant only possible on the day before, until 20:00. We came to make the reservation on Saturday at 12:00, they said the restaurant is opened only Wednesday to Saturday. So it was possible only at the beginning of our stay, but one told us that. So you can't use what you paid for. Also, the female Supervisor of the reception gets very loud, does not listen at all to what you say and threats you rather as an employee, and gives you orders. You are not threatening as a paying customer by the reception. We had to pay the taxes at the hotel again, even though it was included when we paid for our stay. The First 2 times they told us it should be 28 EUR, in the end we paid 20 EUR. Even though It was stated on the voucher that taxes are included and the booking agency confirmed that via e-mail we should have not paid anything more on check-in or check-out, because the taxes were included. It was not the only hotel we stayed at Crete so we did know we are right. But the reception and the supervisor are very ignorant. In the end, we will get a refund from our booking agency, but the hotel can not handle any questions or discussions with their customers. the hotel good, but does not differ much from any 4-star hotel we stayed in Greece or Crete. Could have been a nice stay but the steet dogs and the reception made it unpleasant
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Anna H wrote a review Sep 2020
Coulsdon, United Kingdom117 contributions16 helpful votes
Was told by tour operator that our hotel had been changed to Solimar only 5 days before our holiday began. We decided to go despite the change. We were glad we did as our room with private pool was superb and not overlooked. However, we were supposed to have a sea view but overlooked a scrubland area. However when speaking to a very helpful Receptionist, Ioanna, she upgraded us from silver wristbands to gold which meant we could order more variety of drinks from bar. I give 5 star to the staff who are friendly, offer great customer service and go beyond their duties to help in any way they can. Special thanks to Ioanna and Felicia on Reception, barmen Kostas and Gianis who worked very hard serving drinks in the bar and Carolina who kept us company in the bar after taking darts, water polo, etc. The main Pool was a perfect temperature with plenty of sunbeds and parasols. The pool bar very handy for snacks, ice cream and drinks. Our only negative was the variety of food which I did raise with the manager. It was mostly the same every day and we did go out for our evening meals the last 3 days of our holidays. Not really of 5 star standard compared to other hotels of the same rating. There is an a la carte restaurant which you can book once a week and it has a limited menu but food was satisfactory. This is the reason for giving the hotel a 4 star rating and the fact it is located at quite a distance from a main town but the bonus is there is a bus stop outside and we took the bus several times into Platanias (10 minutes) and Chania (30 minutes). There wasn't much in the way of evening entertainment, just a singer once a week. More entertainment would be beneficial. The beach is a very short walk and there are a few free sunbeds and parasols down there. Surprisingly even though it was a small beach, it had its own life guard who I chatted to most days. Some days we were the only people on the beach. It was heaven and we loved swimming in the sea. We hope that the hotel management takes notes of our comments and can improve in future and we would be happy to return again. Thank you Solimar Aquamarine for enabling us to visit your hotel during the Covid 19 pandemic which standards were kept very high. We are missing it there already.  
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Thalia Johnson, Υπεύθυνος at Solimar Aquamarine Hotel
Responded Sep 29, 2020
Dear Mrs. Annah, We highly appreciate your detailed description of your experience and we are thankful for taking the time. We know future guests to our hotel will find your feedback most useful. We have well noted your constructive comment regarding the food and menu variety of the resturant and it will be addressed to our Executive Chef. We hope despite your disappointment in some points, we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to our hotel. Best Regards, Thalia Johnson Reservations Manager
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Anna Ch wrote a review Sep 2020
Warsaw, Poland7 contributions
This is the best hotel I have ever been! Everyone are super nice and helpful, the food is great - for breakfast you can eat either English breakfast or oatmeal, fruits and so on. Many options also for lunch and dinner - pork, chicken, amazing fish, black rice with seafood and a lot of tasty vegetables. We have also the room with private pool which I highly recommend! I hope I will have a chance to visit other Solimar hotels in the future ☺️
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Response from Thalia Johnson, Υπεύθυνος at Solimar Aquamarine Hotel
Responded Sep 11, 2020
Dear Guest On behalf of the Solimar Aquamarine Hotel staff we would like to kindly thank you for your impeccable words and wish you all the best. It is our joy to hear that we managed to meet your expectations, and wish to do so again next time we accommodate you. Kind regards Thalia Johnson Rooms Division
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Maliciousdk wrote a review Aug 2020
Copenhagen, Denmark119 contributions46 helpful votes
First of all, I would like to praise the staff who are wonderful. The staff strike the perfect balance between professionality and being social with the guests. Good facilities in the hotel. The pool area for children is great for small kids. Clean hotel. The gym is great for a hotel gym. Food is above average for an all-inclusive hotel. We did miss some barbecued meat - that would heighten the level of the buffet considerably. The a la carte restaurant is fantastic. We would have liked more options in the pool bar. Options like fresh orange juice and milkshakes are not included in all inclusive. We stayed at the hotel in August during the Corona pandemic, so we did not experience the bars being too busy or the hotel being crowded. You could - for instance - always find sunbeds. The staff and hotel were very professional as to what regards corona-precautions. Overall, I would stay at the hotel again, mainly because of the staff. Some barbequed meat and more drinks options included in all inclusive would be my only (minor) suggestions.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Response from Thalia Johnson, Υπεύθυνος at Solimar Aquamarine Hotel
Responded Aug 24, 2020
Dear "Malicious", Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review following your recent stay here at Solimar Aquamarine Resort. I am delighted to read that you had a great stay and that our location was suitable for your holiday. We also pride ourselves with an amazing team and I am glad to read that you found them helpful, welcoming and considerate. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and I hope that your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous stay. Kind regards, Thalia Johnson Reservations Manager
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PRICE RANGE
$141 - $311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
GreeceCreteChania PrefectureGerani
NUMBER OF ROOMS
104
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Frequently Asked Questions about Solimar Aquamarine Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Solimar Aquamarine Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Tequila Music Bar (0.6 miles) and Hot Shot's (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Solimar Aquamarine Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Solimar Aquamarine Hotel?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Solimar Aquamarine Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Solimar Aquamarine Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bossa Nova Restaurant and Beer Bar, Proimos Snack Bar, and Arhontiko Taverna - Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Solimar Aquamarine Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Solimar Aquamarine Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Russian, and Greek.
Are there any historical sites close to Solimar Aquamarine Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Firkas Fortress (8.6 miles) and Cave of St John the Hermit (5.1 miles).
Does Solimar Aquamarine Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Solimar Aquamarine Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.