Renovated in 2008, this family-friendly beach hotel comprises a total of 519 rooms and is well-known for its classic aristocratic buildings and for offering its guests friendly and personal service of the highest quality. One of the most beautifully planned hotels in Greece, the hotel is everyone's ideal choice of holiday resort hotel. The Cretan village-style bungalows and traditional main building are set in 80,000 mē of gardens interspersed with colourful plants and shade-giving, ancient trees. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility and lift access. It also offers a hairdressing salon, a TV lounge, a children's playground and a kids' club. Furthermore, guests can relax in the cafe, bar or restaurant and conference facilities and WLAN Internet access are also at their disposal. Guests can take advantage of the room and laundry services (the latter for an additional fee) and there is parking available for those arriving by car. They will also find a bicycle hire station on the premises.
This hotel is located on the beach, just 30 m from the bus stop, 100 m from the nearest bars, shops and restaurants and 7 km from the centre of Rethymnon, the third largest town on Crete, an intriguing mixture of old-world charm and lively Cretan life. The vivacious atmosphere of the Old Town is just the place for a stroll on long summer evenings. The different eras and influences on the town can be seen in the unusual architecture and buildings. Around the picturesque harbour, tourists can see the Venetian influence that later gave way to the Turkish regime. The multitude of bars, cafes, tavernas, kafenions and clubs are guaranteed to provide entertainment to suit everyone's taste.
All standard room types include a balcony or terrace and a private bathroom with a bath/shower and WC, bathrobes, slippers and a hairdryer. They are also equipped with a direct dial telephone, satellite TV with music channels, air conditioning and heating, a fridge and a safe.
Guests may relax in the hotel's numerous pools, including indoor and outdoor swimming pools (one of which is heated), a saltwater pool and a childrens' swimming area. There is a poolside snack bar and a sun terrace with sun loungers and parasols or guests can join an aqua fit or aerobics class, or relax in the sauna or with a massage (for an additional fee). Sports enthusiasts may enjoy a work-out in the gym and there are plenty of other sporting activities available such as waterskiing, jet skiing, diving, windsurfing, motor boating, banana boating, sailing, catamaran sailing and canoeing. It is also possible to enjoy pedal boating or play a game of badminton, tennis, table tennis, pool/snooker, beach volleyball or bocce. The hotel also offers archery, horse riding and cycling and there are separate entertainment programmes for adults and children. Sun loungers and parasols are laid out ready for use on the sandy/pebbly beach.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment at this hotel.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV