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Akrathos Beach Hotel
Ranked #9 of 10 Hotels in Ouranoupolis
Negotino
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A perfect holiday”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2012

The hotel is beautiful, with lovely garden and spectacular sea view. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. The food excellent. Each day had a choice of salads, main dishes including the obligatory two were meat, several types of candy and watermelon, beer, white and red wine, juices ... The beach clean with free sunbeds and umbrella, sand and very clean and warm sea.

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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
6 Thank IvicaJurisic
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AkrathosHotel, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Akrathos Beach Hotel, responded to this review, 19 April 2015
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Χαιρόμαστε ιδιαίτερα που περάσατε τέλειες διακοπές στο Akrathos! Ευχαριστούμε θερμά για την κριτική σας και ελπίζουμε να σας δούμε ξανά!
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Novi Sad
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2012

Be prepared for a lack of staff organization. We made room reservation with payment in May. After our arrival in July we realized that they are very suprised. Because thay did not have room which we booked, they gave us a room on the hill where we spent two nights and then transferred us to a room in a central building for another 7 nights. Then we get the information that next three night we should spent in another room, again on the hill. On our question „Why?“ the lady who is the head of receptionist said: "Even the Greeks move from room to room during the holiday."Think about it. There are a lot of nice hotels in the same area.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
13 Thank Zoran K
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Travellers are raving about these Ouranoupolis hotels

Bucharest, Romania
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2012

I must say from the beginning that for certain there are better and nicer beach places to spend your holiday. But, since I left home influenced by the bad reviews that I read, I was very nice impressed. Like Jasna said in a previous review, we have to bear in mind that is a 3 stars hotel(though, in my opinion it deserved 4)! Let;s take it one by one:
- hotel: interesting arhitecture, buildings scatered through a beautiful garden(olive trees, roses, lemon trees, palm trees, lot of flowers);
- beach: a little stony, but the water was incredible! So warm, and the colour.....nowhere is like in Greece!
- pool : excelent, very big, clean, looking to the sea, allways empty beach chairs;
- room: decent size, very clean-we had also partial sea view though we paid for economy room;
- restaurant: big, and also I apreciated that the tables have allways clean covers;
- food: most of the reviews were complaining about the food. The truth is (and i am a little squeamish), that allways you could find something eatable.Between others, In the morning, the tasty yougurt with peaches, at the noon, except macaroni, almost every day we had sea food (and one day duck with oranges), and in the evening, a variety of meat, vegetables and cakes. So, you can't say you have nothing to eat, except you are excessively pretentious!!! Or if you want to find mistakes where there aren't!
- entertainment: almost inexistent, but this didn't bother me. One night a greek show, and another one a magic show for kids.
So, as a conclusion, I've been to other beach places till now(Turkey, Spain, Italy,Bulgary), but I repeat, I find nowhere better value for money. Honestly.
p.s. as a tip, go to the Amouliani island. Is a small, beautiful island, with wonderful beaches.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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12 Thank madaboutegypt19
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Brasov, Romania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2012

The hotel has a very good position however the service and the athmosphere will not provide you with a good holiday.
Rooms
Rooms are tidy enough although towels are not changed as often as needed. There is air conditioning in the room but if you arrive before the 1st of July you have to pay 3 euros per day for air conditioning. the villas are big and when the hotel is fully booked there is no good time to rest. When the guests stop making noise the cleaning ladies will start with their own noise. 3 euros per hour for wireless internet in you room or free internet in the reception - that does not work.
Food
The food is not good, it is tasteless and the presentation of the food does not increase your apetite either. Rice, uncooked beans and boiled pasta every day and fried small fish. i could hardly see some feta cheese in this restaurant in the feta cheese country. The salads are made of the cheapest tasteless supermarket veggies.There is not enough food variety and there is always a struggle to get some food on your plate. Not enough fruits - we had one sort of fruit every evening and those were not even ripe. BAd coffe, ok tea. The restaurant is very busy, the tables are crowded, hard to find a place to sit, and people are running around with food on their plates. it feels like eating in a jungle fighting for bad food. The staf are cleaning the tables making their job as loud as they possibly can. If you want to have a peaceful moment on the veranda then you must be lucky to find a table as there are only 4 or 5 tables for more then 600 guests. the veranda is only open in the morning but you cannot have breakfast there - lucky enough for the smokers that they can smoke there. if you dare to take one peace of fruit out of the restaurant to feed the children whilst on the beach you are treated like an invader and you are told off in the most disgraceful and dictatorial manner by the great manager. so if you want to eat properly on your holiday avoid the hotel restaurant and the all inclusive deals. if you get a early booking fee you will see it is not a discount as the quality of food is affected by those 30% you paid less half a year before your holiday. the hotel policy really is '' Unwanted guest you are not welcome here and we will try our best to make your holiday a nightmare! You are forbidden to do anything here! Dont even dream to go back home rested and full of energy, this will not happen if you stay at our hotel!''
Beach
The beach is over the main road and it can be reached by a hotel bridge which does not look at all safe for children. the beach has sunbeds but of you want to move them where the shade is you will be in trouble as they are chained to the umbrellas. good news are that there are plenty of other beaches nearby or reachable by boats that you can enjoy.
Staff
Unpolite, unhelpfull.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
8 Thank 915Adi
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Beograd
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2012

Just came back from Akrathos hotel and having read many of the contradicting reviews I have to say our impressions about the hotel. First, let’s get it straight - It’s a three star hotel! You get what you paid for and more. Lovely pool, great beach, free sun beds everywhere, excellent service, kind staff. It is evident everywhere that the hotel is very well managed! The hotel has a nice and caring women doctor to whom we send our greetings. Ms Penelope did not just cure our son’s allergy and cough but she did actually care and was genuinely concerned about his state, urging us to call her be it day or night! The hotel is very clean, no smell in our room! The food could be a bit better prepared, although it was fine, several courses every meal, but only one kind of fruit for lunch, peaches, apricots or apples. As the end of the month approached the crowd in the restaurant and on the beach became more and more annoying, so definitely choose off-season periods, it is more pleasant when there are less people. BRING A MOSQUITO SPRAY for the children playground and for sitting outside, no mosquitoes in our room though. I had only one complaint the water was staying in the bathtub and it was resolved in the matter of hours. We had a great time and would definitely go back!

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
14 Thank JasnaMilovanovic
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Sofia, Bulgaria
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2012

We visited the hotel in the end of July 2012. The hotel and the facilities are average class as expected for these kind of hotels in Greece. The beach is OK and the housekeeping is OK. But the food - this was the worst food experience I've had. No variety at all. Every day the menu stays the same. The things that were good enough to eat were not tasty. No meat for lunch, no fruits (except green peaches - tons of them), no soups, no fish (except some kind of anchovy in grease). Lots of macaroni - the land of macaroni. When you go to lunch you can choose from 3-4 different types. At dinner - 1-2 types. Battling with Russian animals for food all the time. The drinks were poor. Local soft drinks, lousy filter coffee and beer. Overall I got the impression the the politics of the hotel is: "I screwed you. Most probably you won't come here again, but some other poor stupid will."

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
12 Thank Ilia S
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Thessaloniki, Greece
Level Contributor
71 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2012

It could have been a great hotel. The location is good, the rooms are spacious, they provide good facilities, the pool and everything. But they simply don't care about their guests. When we arrived there was a long line of ants from the bathroom to the balcony. They disinfected after we asked them to and the room had that intense smell for the rest of the day. Obviously they should have taken care of it before, but they didn't. That exact first night there was a wedding reception at the hotel and if you have any idea of a greek traditional celebration you know that we were't able to sleep until 3 in the morning because of the loud music. They should have informed me when i made the reservation a couple of days before. But they didn't. Their all inclusive program doesn't "include all", for example there is free icecream from 11 to 12:30 only, toasts or cold coffee must be paid extra but the most important thing is that the guests are not informed beforehand about it. They are so unprofessional that when my 4-year-old son lost his sunglasses somewhere in the premises and we told the reception about it, they told us to ask around in the hotel ourselves! We forgot a T-shirt in the wardrobe and they didn't even call us to ask if we need it!
No, if you value the money you spend, don't go to this hotel. There are a lot nearby, after all.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
10 Thank mntountoulaki
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AkrathosHotel, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Akrathos Beach Hotel, responded to this review, 19 April 2015
Google Translation
Λυπούμαστε που περάσατε δυσάρεστα. Παρόλα αυτά, θα πρέπει να απαντήσουμε στην κριτική σας. Η τοποθεσία του ξενοδοχείου είναι μέσα στην εξοχή και δίπλα στη θάλασσα. Με αυτό το δεδομένο, κάποιες φορές ερχόμαστε αντιμέτωποι με “απρόσκλητους επισκέπτες”, όπως τα μυρμήγκια. Φροντίζουμε με κάθε τρόπο να διατηρούμε τα δωμάτια και όλους τους χώρους του ξενοδοχείου απόλυτα καθαρούς. Σχετικά με το All Inclusive, μπορείτε πάντα να ενημερωνόσαστε για όλο το πρόγραμμα με λεπτομέρειες στην επίσημη ιστοσελίδα μας. Ελπίζουμε να σας δούμε ξανά και ευχόμαστε να περάσετε ένα τέλειο καλοκαίρι!
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Property: Akrathos Beach Hotel
Address: Main Road Thessaloniki Ouranoupoli, Ouranoupolis 630 75, Greece
Region: Greece > Central Macedonia > Halkidiki Region > Mt. Athos Peninsula > Ouranoupolis
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Ouranoupolis
#6 Luxury Hotel in Ouranoupolis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Akrathos Beach Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 301
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The resort is built according the monastic architecture, surrounded by silvery olive trees, wrapped in the aura of blue and sea. Located so as to offer panoramic view to the isles across Aegean Sea, provides its guests facilities and services for a full vacations' package in a serene atmosphere, fulfilling all desires. The hotel's beach, on the most famous shores of the area, embraces the feelings and the senses of the absolute summer, awarded with a Blue Flag for its cleanliness and waters' quality. Rooms with all facilities, of various types, in different decoration each one, so as to serve the needs of a comfortable accommodation. Ideal for families, couples, kids friendly. ... more   less 
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