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Minoa Palace Resort

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16/06/2017 17/06/2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The resort is new and quite big. Is divided in two parts and connected by a bridge. We preferred to stay close to the beach. The rooms are big and there is a lots of space. Was expecting heathed swimming pool for the littles but unfortunately not. So the resort is a typical 5 star, if you have been before...

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5Thank Domenico T
Minoa_Palace_Team, Guest Relations Team at Minoa Palace Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for such a warm and positive feedback Domenico T. I hope you had a safe trip back home. We are always trying to offer unique experiences of vacations. Our team members take pride in providing great customer service, so I am pleased that you've experienced this. We will transfer all your kind words to all of our staff....

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second visit and once again we were made so welcome by the staff. Our room was lovely, quiet and had a view of the mountains to take your breath away. The bed and room facilities were excellent with an addition of a coffee maker if required. Breakfast and dinner choices were plentiful and always delicious. Looking forward...

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Minoa_Palace_Team, Guest Relation Team at Minoa Palace Resort, responded to this review

Dear the twomcphersons, thank you for taking time to write such a warm and positive review. You were so lucky to see the snowy mountains and at the same time the temperature was one of the highest for May, 38 degrees Celsius. Our team members take pride in providing great customer service, so I am pleased that you've experienced this....

Paphos, Paphos, Cyprus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was going to give them a bad review: They promised us a quiet room, and we barely slept a few hours every night. The mosquitoes were feasting on us, yet there was no mosquito net on the french doors. The rooms could have been cleaner. The wifi service was terrible. However, the staff was extraordinary! The level of service...

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1Thank Andreas A
Minoa_Palace_Team, Guest Relation Department at Minoa Palace Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr Andreas A, thank you for taking the time review us on tripAdvisor. We are glad that your stay was overall positive and that we made your last night magical. We are sorry for the noise that probably was from the street. However we are trying to eliminate the noise by using soundproof glazing at the rooms and also...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Minoa is a very nice hotel. The rooms are spacious,clean and very nice. The property has a decent location,with a overpass over the highway to access the beach. I liked the beach,it was wide and the sea breaks there. The food was excellent,Breakfast is served daily and it is a great variety of choices . At night the restauarant provided...

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4Thank tac0721
Minoa_Palace_Team, Guest Relation Team at Minoa Palace Resort, responded to this review

Dear esteemed tac0721, I hope you had a safe trip back home. I would like to thank you for the constructive feedback, helpings us to continuously improve our services. We are glad that you tried most of our aspect and you had so good time with our entertainment program. We hope the next time that you will visit Minoa Palace...

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful hotel! We stayed for a week and could not fault the hotel nor its staff. The reception staff were so polite and helpful; the staff in the bars and restaurants were friendly and virtually invisible when clearing away the crockery. The hotel only opened for the season the day before we arrived so it was very quiet...

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Minoa_Palace_Team, Guest Relation Department at Minoa Palace Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and comments, Sue D. We hope you had a safe and a pleasant trip home. Thank you for being one of our first guests of the Summer '17. Spring is the ideal season to taste, and smell the Real Crete. Here in Minoa Palace we motivate the guests with activities that will awake all...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is truly a 5-star resort. Great rooms and facilities, several pool areas and beach. Fine restaurants and bars. But, best of all... all the men and women providing the best service ever. Been here three times and will surely be back

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Minoa_Palace_Team, Guest Relation Department at Minoa Palace Resort, responded to this review

Dear Thomas1234567890, thank you for taking time to Tripavisor us. We hope to had a safe trip home. Minoa Palace team is really proud meeting your expectation for the 3d time. We will transfer your kind comments to all our staff. Looking forward welcoming you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I have just returned from a holiday in celebration of our anniversary at Minoa Palace and both the hotel and staff were absolutely perfect from start to finish. We missed our flight there due to a family emergency and they were so kind and understanding, amended our booking and upgraded us to the most stunning pool view...

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Minoa_Palace_Team, Guest Relation Department at Minoa Palace Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Mrs Ruby G for staying with us and for your kind feedback. We hope you had a safe flight back home. We are glad that you have chosen Minoa Palace to celebrate your anniversary. We are always trying to offer unique experiences of vacations. Our team members take pride in providing great customer service, so I am pleased...

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large hotel, immaculately kept, very helpful and friendly staff. Nice decor, comfortable and spacious. Large outdoor pool complex, possible to find a quiet corner, plenty of space on the surrounding lawns and gardens. Also good indoor pool with gym, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi but bizarrely the last three are at extra cost, particularly the jacuzzi which sits within the main...

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Minoa_Palace_Team, Guest Relation Department at Minoa Palace Resort, responded to this review

I hope you had a safe flight back home Bunnycuddles. We are delighted to learn that you had a nice experience in our property and you enjoyed most of the aspects of Minoa Palace. We are always trying to offer unique experiences of vacations to our guests and this is the main purpose of our property. Jacuzzi , sauna &...

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This was a treat for my mum and first holidays for my 2 year old son, so was very particular about the hotel choice and I couldn't be luckier. We had wonderful stay at the hotel. Excellent well maintained facilities, access to the beach, comfortable rooms, lots of privacy and places to relax, delicious food (world and local cuisine) and...

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5Thank Karolina F
Reviewed 13 January 2017

room was fantastic, beautiful view of the Cretan countryside. room service excellent and so speedy. room decor was divine, bathroom excellent, ample wardrobe space and beautiful bed linens and sofa. Countryside idyllic views on one side and the beautiful blue ocean on the other side. pool was lovely and bar delivers you drinks and snacks. wonderful things to do on...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Minoa Palace Resort offers majestic views of its surrounding countryside and the White Mountains. To the north, the hotel enjoys panoramic views of the endless beach of Platanias with the shimmering sapphire blue Aegean beyond. With the extension of the hotel in 2008, guests have immediate access to the beach, over the aerial bridge, connecting the two hotel's sections. The luxury and comfort, combined with the attention to detail and the relaxed atmosphere, provide a holiday to remember for a lifetime! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Minoa Palace Resort

Address: Platanias, Chania, Platanias, Crete 730 14, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Platanias
Price Range: $216 - $888 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Minoa Palace Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 254
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Also Known As:
Minoa Palace Resort And Spa
Minoa Palace Platanias
Minoa Palace Hotel Platanias
Minoa Palace Resort Platanias, Crete
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Platanias
#1 Spa Hotel in Platanias
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Platanias
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Platanias
#4 Romantic Hotel in Platanias
#4 Family Hotel in Platanias
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“Make sure you get a quiet room”
582andreasa, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from the road..are the quitest”
tac0721, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Quieter room in the 600 block, ground floor have private plunge pool (not heated)”
Bunnycuddles, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“You can ask for cappucinos, Lattes etc.. at Breakfast for no extra charge”
a7ftt, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose either a mountain view or sea view specifically according to our personal preference.”
tydur, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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