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Szombathely, Hungary
Reviewed 20 August 2015

It started as a nightmare, but gladly it turned later into a fairy tale ... However, that was not the hotel's mistake but the travel operator's, we had a valid voucher, while the hotel reception was not aware of our booking. Try imagine, you finally arrive from the airport to the hotel full of excitement and expectations ahead of your...

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2Thank N-Tony74
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

We just returned from a lovely week in this hotel. The hotel staff is really friendly and willing to help you in any way. The hotel and room is very clean. The room is big and also the bathroom is a good size. Wifi is free of charge. We were all inclusive, and on a day trip you can request...

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4Thank Evelien K
Kosice, Kosice, Slovakia
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

I have spent the best holiday of my life in this hotel. The rooms are simple but who cares, I only slept there and spent the rest of time at the beach or travelled around. I do not understand those who complain about the food, the food was excellent, different every day and everything I tried was delicious. I felt...

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4Thank Katarína J
Reviewed 5 August 2013

We spent one week in Santa Marina Beach hotel close to Heraklion in Crete, begining of July. The hotel as a structure was fine (definitelly a 3*+ not a 4* htl), would need a renovation for sure. The family rooms have a terrace with direct access to the garden and the beach. The food was excellent, apart of the selection...

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6Thank prglovers
Iasi, Romania
Reviewed 4 December 2012

I should start this review .. to say that this hotel.. have a lot of french guests .. everybody is speaking french .. This hotel may be not the best I ever been.. but it was nice feeling being there. Room was clean .. food was good .. not spectacular .. but diverse .. The animator was nice and trying...

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12Thank ioanaroxana
Haifa Israel
Reviewed 25 September 2012

We stayed 5 nights in the hotel the rooms are very disepointed the tv was smaller and the bads was un confutable at all. The facility and the food was great. The stuff was ok and kindly . You must pay attention to the location most of the site took you to the Santa marina beach at hania. This hotel...

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1Thank Neo322
Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed 15 August 2012

We were a bit afraid after the "stay away" reviews below, but our holiday in this hotel turned out to be a very pleasant experience. The hotel itself is a bit worn-out, I would credit them with 3 stars, but as we spent minimum time inside the room, it was OK. The beds were comfortable, the service was good, towels...

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12Thank Pav0l
Athens, Greece
Reviewed 7 August 2012

We stayed 4 nights in the hotel, the rooms were clean enough and we had clean towels and sheets every day. We got a baby cot in good condition. We were happy to be treated a bottle of wine and fresh fruit by the hotel´s room service. We needed to put some raw meat in the freezing for a day...

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3Thank Tania_n123
Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Very good hotel, food was delicious and nice prepared. Many types of meat, pasta, vegetables, fruits. Icecream whole day. Drinks - super (beer, raki, ouzo, whisky, tequila, wine...). Rooms was cleared every day. We has one year old child and we was worried about food and sleaping. But hotel reserved baby bed. No problems with waiters, animators and other staff...

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5Thank Kamil_Fako
lockerbie
Reviewed 10 October 2010

We got put up here for one night by Thomsons when our flight got delayed. Supposed to be 4 star what a joke. The room was disgusting, there was human hair in the bed on the floor and on the tiles in the bathroom. The room looked like it had been closed foe weeks it was damp and dirty. The...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Santa Marina Resort is located directly on the long and sandy beach of Amoudara (which is also the name of the nearby lively village), only 5 kms away from Heraklion (the largest city and the administrative capital of Crete and only a few minutes away from famous archaeological sites (like Knossos) and landscapes of natural beauty. With 208 rooms, bungalows and suites - that make up the three-story main building and 4 bungalow complexes - our hotel offers all the comforts necessary for an enjoyable accommodation and a memorable summer vacation, while our restaurant offers a huge variety of culinary delights, including Greek and Cretan cuisine and daily specials. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santa Marina Beach Hotel

Address: P.O. Box 32 Gazi, Amoudara, Crete 714 14, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Amoudara
Price Range: £77 - £163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Santa Marina Beach Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 208
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Also Known As:
Santa Marina Beach Amoudara
Santa Marina Beach Hotel Crete/Amoudara
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Amoudara
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Amoudara
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“Suits above the restaurant are really comfortable while the garden bungallows are in the middle of green”
 of 5 bubbles N-Tony74, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Take a room at the vest side of hotel.. there is zero noise ..”
 of 5 bubbles ioanaroxana, 3 Dec 2012 | Read review
“All the rooms look the same if you like silent take room afar from the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Neo322, 24 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Rooms in main building 2+2 with garden view.”
 of 5 bubbles Kamil_Fako, 13 Jul 2012 | Read review
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