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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago

came with no expectations and had great time in the hotel. good staff - fraindly and efficiant, good food and plenty of it. room was very good and even the walking up and down to/from loby to room was ok or with the shutle.

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Fanny P, Responsable relations clients at CHC Athina Palace Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear DanyBar, Thank you for the candid and refreshing review left on our TripAdvisor page recognizing the important attributes of the hotel. We are continually working hard to increase our service quality to give the best service to our guests It's great that our culinary offer also met your taste. The rooms were spacious and spotless and everything from the...

State of Bremen, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best hotel I've barrel vacation, very good food and good service, very friendly staff, nice beach, close to town, you can do many things.Crete is a beautiful island worth a trip pate to turn the cars are very cheap to rent, you can guess from hotel Έμεινε: Ιούνιο 2017, ταξίδεψε: ως ζευγάρι

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Fanny P, Responsable relations clients at CHC Athina Palace Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear migel f, Thank you for the candid and refreshing review left on our TripAdvisor page recognizing the important attributes of the hotel. We are delighted to hear that you also were fully satisfied with our food and beverage offer. Moreover, it is a delight to know that you were especially satisfied with our staff’s work and service, as we...

Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We have enjoyed our vacation in CHC Athina Palace basically due to the very nice beach, the delicious food (especially the à la carte restaurants!), the Greek nights, and very friendly service (staff is doing a great job, however sometimes looked quite exhausted...). However, we would not come back again as there have been also a couple of issues: too...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I honestly don't know where to start with Athina Palace. My partner and I stayed here in May 2016 for our anniversary and it was absolutely fantastic. I couldn't recommend it enough, and often dream about being back lazing by the pool(s)! When we arrived, we were greeted in Reception by Fanni (I hope I spelled that right!). She made...

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Fanny P, Guest Relations Manager at CHC Athina Palace Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear NirvanaMee, Let us express our sincere thanks and appreciation for your kind words and to be given the opportunity to extend our hospitality. We are honored that you remarked our rooms were spacious and spotless and everything from the food to the entertainment was of a very high standard. As the well-being of our guests is of great importance...

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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We travelled with our 1.5 years old baby. The hotel is quite close to the airport. We reached the hotel at the end of dinner, but still the receptionist wanted we'll have it. She asked us to place our bags at the entrance of the lobby and go eat. After dinner we settled our room reservation. The minibus took us...

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Fanny P, Guest Relations Manager at CHC Athina Palace Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, Let us thank you for choosing Athina Beach Hotel for your holiday. We are glad you appreciated so much the breath-taking panorama from our hotel. It is amazing that you were satisfied with the service our staff provided during your stay and that you also experienced our beautiful food’s varieties. Furthermore, thank you for your kind comments regarding...

Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

It is not like 5 stars hotel. Economy style. But there is all necessary things. Service is not so pleasant. For compensation we got nice view to sea, sunny weather, good quality of food at French-Greek motives. There is normal if you like to save some money.

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Fanny P, Guest Relations Manager at CHC Athina Palace Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear combineine, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. With pleasure we read that you had been very much satisfied with the services and facilities provided by our hotel and team. That you mentioned especially our service team, our good selection of food from our international chefs as well as the comfort of our rooms, is very...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel was comfortable and provided excellent food. It was however quite isolated. And the nearest small town was very quiet. Weather was perfect and as we were a group of girls wanting relaxation, it fit the bill. It is nice to be able to walk somewhere of interest and you couldn't. We were there a week and there was...

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Fanny P, Guest Relations Manager at CHC Athina Palace Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Isobel C, Thank you for sharing your thoughts with the valuable readers here on TripAdvisor. It is truly exciting to receive reviews like yours! We are glad you loved our culinary offer and our team that always work hard to give the best service to our guests. It’s true that our location is a few isolated on the island...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Very large spacious rooms with stunning views. Food was excellent with plenty of choice. The hotel is set in the side of a mountain and is very very hilly with many many steps so if anyone has any kind of affliction I would avoid although there are buses that travel around the site which have to booked (who wants to...

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Fanny P, Guest Relations Manager at CHC Athina Palace Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Travellingfriends120, Thank you for honoring us with your recent stay at Athina Palace Resort &Spa and for sharing with other travellers a great review. A great pleasure to read you had overall a good time with us and enjoyed so the culinary offer cooked by our chef who do an incredible job to assure you fresh and high quality...

blackpool
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Firstly if you have health or breathing problems I wouldn’t consider this hotel to be for you. There are many steps and steep hills to climb in order to get around throughout the complex, after day two my calf muscles were in agony and I’m a Yoga teacher ! That said, we were constantly moving from one place to another....

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Fanny P, Leiter Gästebetreuung at CHC Athina Palace Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, Thank you taking the time to review our hotel, we are delighted that we have lived up to your holiday expectations. It is very pleasing to read that you have thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and felt the need to share this experience with us and other reviewers. Our Spa staff will be pleased to see that...

Reviewed 28 October 2016

I had a great time at this hotel! Loved the food and alcohol that was free all day long, the beautiful privet beach and the pool. When I asked the hotel for the recipe for their amazing tzaziky they sent it to me right away! 4 stars and not 5 for- not having enough vegetarian food, other then that is...

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Dear Shachar, Thank you for having taken the time to share your feedback about your stay at CHC Athina Palace Resort & Spa with the TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to see that you have named your stay as 'a great time' and happy to the hotel overall and the service you received during your stay. We would love to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about CHC Athina Palace Resort & Spa

Address: P.O. Box 1264 | Ligaria, Agia Pelagia, Crete 71001, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Agia Pelagia
Price Range: $145 - $417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — CHC Athina Palace Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 355
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Also Known As:
Club Marmara Athina Palace Hotel Agia Pelagia
Athina Palace Agia Pelagia
CHC Athina Palace Resort & Spa Agia Pelagia, Crete
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Agia Pelagia
#2 Spa Hotel in Agia Pelagia
#3 Luxury Hotel in Agia Pelagia
#4 Romantic Hotel in Agia Pelagia
#7 Family Hotel in Agia Pelagia
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“Sea view is highly recommended!”
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“east side looks better”
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“ask for rooms that are close to the dining hall, otherwise you have to climb many stairs up the mountain.”
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