My wife and I found the Drossia Palms quite by accident several years ago. We have been going to Malia for the best part of twenty years, when 4 years ago our regular hotel let us down so we opted for the Drossia Palms thinking it was the one on the corner. When the transfer bus drove past the hotel we expected to be dropped off at my heart sank. We stopped 100m further down the road got off and followed the tour rep filled with trepidation. At the end of a short alley way was a beautifully layed out hotel with pool area and reception.
We fell in love with it straight away, this was before we found out that the rooms were clean comfortable and with optional A/C. The manager Manos and his lovely wife Froso go out of their way to ensure you stay is as good as can be, and Antonio the bar man is an absalute legend. His bar manner is second to none and if you are sat on your own he will ensure that doesn`t last long. Try his speciality cocktail "dogs bollocks" it`s GERT LUSH.
We have stayed three times now and already booked for 2012. Overall an excellent hotel located 200m from the beach well run and very friendly. And if you get the chance try the hotel BBQ and quiz night.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Drossia Palms Hotel & Suites, located in down town Malia Crete! In addition to a top-quality accommodation standard, Drossia Palms offers excellent guest services as well as a perfect, inviting home from home on your summer holidays in Malia Crete. It consists of 2 separate buildings and features a private beach area with sun loungers and umbrellas. Facilities include a snack bar, pool table and large swimming pool area with sun terrace. The rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated. They all have private balconies overlooking the complex, air conditioning and some of them kitchenette facilities. With a location right next to Malia's entertainment district and central beach strip, Drossia Palms Hotel and Nisos Beach Suites allows you to enjoy this vibrant seaside resort! The 37 upgraded rooms and suites of Drossia Palms & Nisos Beach are situated amidst a delightful garden where all facilities and common areas are centred: an extensive swimming pool with adjacent sun terrace and gorgeous palm tree garden, our snack bar that serves breakfast, meals and refreshments all day long and a relaxing lounge area and free Wi-Fi internet access. The brand new Nisos suites by the sea offer outdoor private hot tub and amazing views of the central beach! The even more luxury Verand and Palm Suite offer bath tubs and spacious pool view as well as sea views! Drossia Palms' excellent location close to Malia's entertainment district and steps away from Malia's beach and easily allows you to explore the interesting area of Malia by foot: Enjoy our delightful sandy beaches, visit the unique archaeological site and the cozy Old Town of Malia with its romantic taverns. And last but not least, dive into the awesome nightlife scene of Down Town Malia. We hope to welcome you soon at Drossia Palms for a wonderful holiday in Malia Crete! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Drossia Palms Apartments Hotel Malia
- Drossia Palms Hotel Studios Malia, Crete