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6 reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Kalamaki is a quiet unspoilt area with good tavernas...quiet and relaxing..basic accommodation but worth every penny.. Pension Galini is family run and every one is warmly welcomed and included in all evening activities.. like drinking raki!!!

Thank Sam M
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

What a lovely, friendly place to stay in Kalamiki. Clean room with a balcony with sea views - more the adequate in a good location and just a few minutes walk to village centre and beach with many Taverna's. The highlight of our stay at Pension Galini was the wonderful hospitality, friendliness, and warmth of the owners. A family run... More 

Thank Rural-Shropshire
Vilnius, Lithuania
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015

We found Pension Galini by chance on the Internet. And therefore we are happy! Their accomodations are clean, comfortable, just a short walk to the beach. But the bottom line is the owners. We encounter such hospitality for the first time.. All family members are very kind and friendly. We enjoyed the presence at Galini pension from the first to... More 

3 Thank Sauliokas
Guildford, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2014

We were slightly disappointed that this pension was not on the beach but set back from the main area but that said the room was well equipped and clean and good value for somewhere to lay down to sleep, we ate breakfast on the beach and our evening meals at either end of this fantastic bay

Thank Sarah B
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2014

This is a rather basic hotel though it has the usual amenities (including a wifi that was working perfectly, not necessarily expected on south Crete). The beach is a 3 minute walk away.A private swimming pool (for the days with big waves) is 2 minutes away. What made a huge difference were the owners who live on the ground floor.... More 

1 Thank Grigoris A
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2012

I am returning for the third time this year and making it my centre for ten days. Reserved a studio with kitchenette for sake of independence. Great beach and restaurants; private pool close by; and within easy drive and walk of secluded beaches; Minoan culture; fabulous views; two non-tourist towns and attractive villages.

3 Thank legarcondelaplage
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2010

Good little pension within 3 minute walk of the beach and the restaurants and shops of Kalamaki. The staff were very very welcoming and keen to involve you in their way of life, they were very hospitable, giving you the chance to join in with meals and sit and have drinks with them on a daily basis. If your looking... More 

1 Thank betty_travelsUK
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Reviewed 19 October 2009

It´s like always - the best things are hidden. Same with Kalamaki. On the first view it´s a small city or more a village, only interesting because of the long beach. On the second view the long beach still exists, but you can add very nice restaurants with low prices and a very familar athmosphere, small streets with less trafic,... More 

2 Thank Nordborchen
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2009

We find Pension Galini as a recommendation at our tourist guide and booking it via Internet feeling queasy, because of a late arriving at our first time in greece. But we find very friendly familiar people. The communication with a mix of greece (5 words), english and german where never a problem. At the end of our visit we where... More 

1 Thank andiolaf
Urbana, Illinois
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 8 July 2009

My wife and I recently stayed at the Pension Galini in Kalamaki Beach on the south side of Crete. Eleni, Nikitas and their daughter, Agriro made us feel like favorite relatives during this part of our visit to Crete. Agiro spent considerable time helping us plan our daytrips to many of the historic sights in the area. Their accomodations are... More 

2 Thank WisIna

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just about 100 meters from the sea on a beautiful bay at Kalamaki, the open all year round Pension Galini is offering to the visitor relaxing holidays, peace of mind and traditional Cretan hospitality.We are a family run business renting studios and apartments in Kalamaki of southern Kreta, offering the best services at the lowest prices possible, aiming to a long term relationship with our valued customers, our friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galini Pension

Address: Kalamaki, Kalamaki, Crete 702 00, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Kalamaki
Price Range: £24 - £40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Request a room at the front, second or third floor will have the best view above all the Kalamaki houses towards the sea”
 of 5 bubbles 777SarahB777, 11 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Visit their website and select one of the two studios at the front of the building.”
 of 5 bubbles legarcondelaplage, 11 Jun 2012 | Read review
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