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Candia Maris Resort & Spa Crete

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely room with a fabulous sea and mountain view. Staff all welcoming , friendly, helpful and efficient. Food simply outstanding. Entertainment enjoyable , varied and professional Just cant fault it.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved every minute of our holiday here in June, 10 minutes from the airport, reception staff very welcoming and friendly, food saved in the restaurant for us as we had a late check in. Rooms exactly like the photos, everything spotless. Entertainment staff worked hard all day and night, we enjoyed the entertainment most nights. Food was amazing at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hotel was very nice! But the people who worked there were amazing. I had two problems and both of them were solved as soon as possible. The food was also very good (high quality and big quantity).

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Vale of Glamorgan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled 12th -26th July as a family of 6 with ages ranging from 21 to 82 and each and everyone one of us had a fabulous time. This is our 8th visit to a Magic Life hotel but our first to this one, due to this only recently being available to British and Scandanavian guests. An added bonus for... More 

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Rhodes Town, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

The positive: Nice hotel,the beach is very close but is windy and dirty. The rooms are clean the maids are helpful and polite. All of staff are polite. There are no children there. The negative: The food is low. My problem is that work done over my room for 3-4 days from 7:30 in the morning so knocking hammer over... More 

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

if you want to have everything you want on hand , then this is the hotel to go to . you can dance ( various lessons available) , you can do spinning classes in or out of the water, archery, darts , French bowls, beach volley ball , water polo , mountain biking , fully equipped gym , as I... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Booked last minute for a cheap week break seemed a good price with good reviews. The rooms are nice enough with good facilities and nice quiet aircon , what dissappoints here is the food and the drinks, whilst looking nice it is quite tasteless and rarely has anything Greek or Cretian. The drinks are the cheapest available spirits in Greece... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

This is our fourth stay in a Magic Life hotel and it didn't let us down. The whole Magic Life experience is wonderful, the attention to detail from room preparation to late checkout showering facilities is exceptional... This was our first holiday without children and the adult only criteria of Candia Maris really appealed to us and it was perfect... More 

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We were at the hotel two weeks ago. He staff are welcoming and helpful from the start. Our room was clean and in good repair and was in a great position handy for pool and sea. We never locked our patio door as you feel safe and relaxed even at night. The food is amazing different theme each night and... More 

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1 Thank Timden
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

My mother and I recently had an incredibly excellent stay at the Candia Maris Resort & Spa. We have stayed in other Magic Life resorts before but this was by far the best we have been to! We arrived at around 1 am in the morning and were shown to our room by a very friendly member of reception staff.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Candia Maris Resort & Spa Crete

Address: 72 Andreas Papandreou Street, Heraklion, Crete 71414, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Heraklion
Price Range: $186 - $374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Candia Maris Resort & Spa Crete 5*
Number of rooms: 285
Also Known As:
Candia Maris Resort And Spa Crete
Candia Maris Resort & Spa Crete Hotel Heraklion
Candia Maris Resort & Spa Crete Heraklion
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Heraklion
#5 Romantic Hotel in Heraklion
#6 Family Hotel in Heraklion
#6 Luxury Hotel in Heraklion
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