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Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites
Ranked #2 of 13 Hotels in Kokkini Hani
Certificate of Excellence
Popesti-Leordeni, Bucuresti, Romania
1 review
“Entertaiment staff”
Reviewed September 25, 2013

Hello, We spent our honeymoon here, we liked very very much, but first of all I want to say that the entertaiment staff was gorgeos, always happy, funny and they did our honeymoon sweeter.
PS: Romanian guys really smiles and entertained us very good.
Also a good beach with sand, no rocks. And especially a "iami" international food, cooked by 2nd place at Masterchef Greece.
We recommend to spend here your summer holidays, even in september-octomber time.
Kind regards,

Cristi

Room Tip: You must try bungalow water front double room, or suite room.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Timisoara, Timis, Romania
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Reviewed September 24, 2013

Minuses:We have booked a double bungalow water front room but it wasn't like the room that they are showing on their website, and the price was pretty higher...The pictures are not the reality so don't have expectactions for a 4 stars hotel.The room was in a very old style with a little bed(not matrimonial) and was not so clean, dust everywere, the toweles also were not so cleanly.The juices from all the bars were quite cheap ones made from syrup plus water with a disgusting chemical sweetner. The coffe was filter light and if you desire an expresso you have to pay extra for it ,despite the "all inclusive".
Pluses:The food was very good and the restaurant personell was very kind, politly and promt especially Marian and Ionut which all time made jokes with everybody and it was a pleasure to stay at the restaurant. Entertainment team was really nice also having diversified programes.The beach was lovely with a fine sand.

Room Tip: Choose an suite or superior room as I've heard that are more comfortable
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sfantu Gheorghe, Romania
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

It was one of my greatest trips in the last years! Beautiful location, amazing, private beach with fine sand. Ideal for families with small children. Althogh if you want to party, this is not the right place for you. The hotel is situated about 10 km from Iraklio, in a small village, where absolutely nothing happens! But if you want comfort and relax, you don`t even have to leave the hotel!!! Great, helpful staff, especially the waitresses in the Amalthea restaurant!!!! If you want a comfortable, large room, you sholud choose the Junior Bungalow Suites, it is absolutely amazing, with great view over the sea and it comes with a comfortable pavillion day bed right on the beach. One negative point would be that you can`t get any alcoohol neither in the beach bar or the pool bar, except some bear. A coctail would`ve been nice on the beach!!!

Room Tip: We were in suite nr 184, if you want a great large suite with sea view ask for this one. It was larg...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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KNBCH, Public Relations Manager at Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites, responded to this review, September 22, 2013
We greatly appreciate your review and your nice words and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us and generally in Crete.
We really hope that you will recommend us to your friends and relatives and we send you our warmest wishes.
With kind regards
Nikos Koukos
Reservations Manager
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 15, 2013

Stayed here 7 days in mid August with my family, 3 adults and one child - 5 years old.
Weather was great, just 2 days were very windy with big waves and then the sea wasn't so clean, but still there were no clouds.

The hotel is located 20 minutes from Heraklion. Just across the road there are some stores where you can buy water, milk and so on. Slightly further -10 minutes walk - there is a supermarket, but there isn't much really going on outside the hotel unless you take the bus.Plenty of things to visit in Crete - go for Balos Lagoon (crowded, but amazing). Cruise to Santorini 2 hours from Heraklion.

The hotel is clean, nice white building , quite different one from another, great to walk between them,no roofs and lovely purple flower - 9/10

Rooms: we had 2 rooms, front sea view, in the middle of the resort. There were pretty old, but quite few rooms were under construction, so soon all the rooms will be newly decorated. The best in ours room was the big great terrace, lovely view. The bathroom has shower and it was modern and functional. There is one small fridge. The storage space and the room all together are big enough. There is a safe-box for which we paid extra. Not much to watch on TV - no cartoon for kids. Daily cleaning, every other day towel change and for beach towels change twice a week. No wi-fi in your room. Wi-fi at the reception, but slow slow slow - 8/10

Kid's club - we didn't use it, just visited it. Seemed good.

Food - was average. We had all inclusive. There was nothing to remember, but we never left the table hungry. When you go on trips they prepare packed lunch is you want - 5/10.There is off course Swell, the Michelin stars restaurant which unfortunately we didn't use :(. The pool and lobby bars are nice.

The beach - is great. Sandy and the water deepens gradually, very good for kids. It is like there are 2 beaches, one quiet, where it seemed that we are the only ones, like on a private beach. We used this one as we liked the feeling. The other one with loads of shezlongs. Is there where the animation team mainly worked - 10/10

Overall very good, nice stay, great people

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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KNBCH, Public Relations Manager at Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites, responded to this review, September 17, 2013
Dear guest,
We greatly appreciate your review and your nice words and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us and generally in Crete.
We really hope that you will recommend us to your friends and relatives and we send you our warmest wishes.
With kind regards
Nikos Koukos
Reservations Manager
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Oradea, Romania
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Reviewed September 12, 2013

We have just return from our vacation in Crete that we spend there with our 2 year old son and with friend.
I am still having mixt feelings about this resort.
I can't really say I liked it, maybe because I was comparing it to Aldemar in Rodos and the resort we stayed last year in Turkey.
But I also can't say it wasn't nice.
Overall the resort is beautiful the white buildings contrasting with the red of the flowers and the blue of the see is just lovely.
Both restaurants are nicely decorated.
The rooms have been redecoreted so the furniture is new and housekeeping comes every day and keeps them nice and clean.
The best thing is the beach which is clean, with plenty of places to lay in the sun. Also the sand is small and has no stones. The water isn't very deep and is clean and warm.
The staff was very helping and friendly. They made our stay very nice and pleasant.
We also liked the fact that it was close to Heraklion that we visited and is very nice.

What we didn't like was:
- the family room is very far from the restaurant and the beach
- the fact that the rooms are not sound proof. You can hear all that is going on in the building even when the neighbor is just walking. Big minus when you are with a small child.
- the rooms are very small. The pictures that you see are not according to reality
- the family rooms have two separate rooms but air conditioning only in one. So the ones that stay in the air contioned room are ok the others suffer the heat.
- same food every day at all inclusive. And the food was not great.
- the noise made by passing airplanes. We have read about this and the other travelers were right the noise is disturbing.

I don't really think we will be returning but that is because we wish for something else in a holiday. But for some families this could be a great holiday.

Room Tip: The family rooms are very nice, just have been redecorated. The big minus is the fact that there are...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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KNBCH, Public Relations Manager at Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites, responded to this review, September 13, 2013
Dear guest,
We greatly appreciate your review and your nice words and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us and generally in Crete.
We really hope that you will recommend us to your friends and relatives and we send you our warmest wishes.
With kind regards
Nikos Koukos
Reservations Manager
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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

The hotel is in an excellent position, with great facitlites, very clean and a beach right in front of the bungalows.
But the reason one shoud visit Knossos Beach is the great people that work there. The personnel in the reception, the beach, the swell restaurant, are all great and very kind.
It was our second visit, and for sure there will be more.

Room Tip: Definetaly ask for a sea front bungalow. If you can afford it, it is worth staying in a junior suite...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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KNBCH, Public Relations Manager at Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Dear guest,
We greatly appreciate your review and your nice words and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us and generally in Crete.
We really hope that you will recommend us to your friends and relatives and we send you our warmest wishes.
With kind regards
Nikos Koukos
Reservations Manager
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Columbus GA
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Reviewed August 31, 2013

Stayed 1 night before beginning our flights home the next morning. Check-in was quick and efficeint and we headed straight to the beach to enjoy our last full day on Crete. We had a drink from the beach bar, I think it was called the Cretean Sunset? Anyways it was the best "adult beverage" I had ever had from a beach bar and yes, it contained raki.

Dinner at the resort was fabulous, but breakfast the next morning was a little challenging. The front desk staff said upon check-in that due to our early check-out the next morning we could have a continental breakfast as the regular buffet (included in our rate) would not be ready.
As we entered the restaurant a member of the restaurant staff tried to "shoo" us out as we were getting some breads and juice/coffee. Needless to say we ignored her greek comments to us as we left.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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KNBCH, Public Relations Manager at Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites, responded to this review, September 1, 2013
Dear guest,
We greatly appreciate your review and your nice words and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us and generally in Crete.
We really hope that you will recommend us to your friends and relatives and we send you our warmest wishes.
With kind regards
Nikos Koukos
Reservations Manager
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Property: Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites
Address: On the waterfront, Kokkini Hani, Crete 715 00, Greece
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Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Kokkini Hani
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kokkini Hani
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kokkini Hani
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites 5*
Number of rooms: 136
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites is a family owned resort, on the north coast of the picturesque island of Crete, Greece, built directly on a sandy beach with shallow waters, offering guests panoramic views of the blue Aegean Sea, with 39 Suites & Villas, 62 Bungalows Sea View, Water Front and Superior Water Front, and 34 Standard & Family Rooms. ... more   less 
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