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Soula Mari

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Reviewed 3 October 2014

This awful place almost ruined my vacation! The so called manager didn't appear even once! There's a reception and pool there, but it's always closed! There's a conditioner in the room, but there's no one to give you a remote from it even for money. Without it you just can't sleep because the Hostel is right in the middle of...

2Thank Валентин М
Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

If you go to Malia to get fun and live the night life, this place is for you. Not for "princess" or "mama's boy". Keep your bloody money in the pocket, never leave it in the room. In the reception there's a safety box. No matter what place, which country, you never leave the money in the room.

3Thank Mirko V
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Don't listen to ANY of these negative reviews, me and 4 other girls went there for a week at the beginning of July and it was the best experience ever we're so sad to be home! It's a short walk from the top of the strip from the coach and there were reps helping us to find the hotel, which...

1Thank Emily r
Reviewed 23 July 2014

I don't even know where to begin with how terrible this place is! If it wasn't bad enough getting all of my money stolen by the manager on our first few hours of staying there (250 euros) by using his key... About 10 other people who were staying there at the same time as us also got their money stolen...

4Thank Npettigrew
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Over 2000 Euros stolen from 5 groups over 5 nights whilst we were staying there, including 400 from mine. Dead and alive cockroaches in the bathrooms and in our clothes, no aircon but you can buy a fan that doesn't work for 80 Euros. Nikos' (manager) mother slapped our friend, who then had a panic attack from their threats. CCTV...

2Thank Olga R
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Arrived at Soula Mari on the 11th July for 8 nights, with 4 girls. Read through all the reviews of this hotel before we went and we were a little worried, however we could not possibly ask for a better hotel! The staff were so friendly and couldn't do more for us, Nikos is amazing so much fun. The hotel...

Thank Lauren K
Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

First night 250 euros stolen, second night 150. Consulted the manager/owner Nikos who said the CCTV cameras were conveniently not working. He also accused me of lying about the robbery. His mum slapped my friend. He scared us. Don't go here; ever.

4Thank Isabella P
Accrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Arrived at Soula Mari on the night of 24th June with 9 girls, we planned on staying for two weeks. 3/4 of the rooms we had booked were covered in dead cockroaches when Nikos let us into the rooms. At first he came across very friendly as he was giving us free shots and drinks however,it all seemed it was...

2Thank Hayley H
Netanya, Israel
Reviewed 25 June 2014

we traveled 2 couples ages 25-27 so we booked 2 rooms.we arrived in the evening the reception was closed (the reception was always closed and there was no one to talk to) they left a note on the door with our room number, for the first night we stayed 4 people in one room! (when we called the manager she...

4Thank Regina A
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Arrived at the hotel with a group of 5 girls that have been on previous party holidays (Magaluf & Kavos) and ready to party! We got dropped off at the top of the strip and couldn't find the hotel anywhere, we were walking around peak time of the night (3am) with our suitcases. We arrived and the staff took ages...

4Thank jess521

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Additional Information about Soula Mari

Address: Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Malia
Price Range: £18 - £77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Soula Mari 3*
Number of rooms: 267
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Soula Mari Malia, Crete
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“Do NOT stay here!”
F316IE_, 3 Oct 2014 | Read review
“get a room with air con!!”
175emilyr, 27 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Some upstairs rooms have air con.”
245hayleyh, 9 Jul 2014 | Read review
“We were staying in room 508, which had a view of the countryside, however some of the rooms around us were right next to an unfinished building”
RobP22, 25 Jun 2013 | Read review
“The rooms on the ground floor are much cooler but the ones on the upper floors have balconies so depends what you want!”
EmeliaH_12, 6 Aug 2012 | Read review
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