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Cactus Bay

Traveller (57)
Room & Suite (5)
Pool & Beach (3)


The hotel is located at the middle of Stalis, an area with different shopping choices, taverns, restaurants, coffees etc. Cactus Bay is by the sea and mostly of the rooms have sea view. The sandy beach is not far away. The complex belongs to Cactus Beach which is located 250m away. The airport of Heraklion is about 32 km away.​
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Great View


Full view
89Good for walkers
Grade: 89 out of 100
34Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
5Attractionswithin 0.5 km
34Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 80
  • 28
  • 11
  • 7
  • 2
Time of year
Traveller type
  • Filter
  • English
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Stayed here with some friends, cute but small hotel, lovely location, very close to the beach with lots of little shops nearby. I think the room was a little small for 4 adults though. I bedroom and twin beds in the living room. Staff were friendly pool a little on the small
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I think they have knocked this hotel down now or are refurbishing it, hotel omg 😮 I was put in a bunk cellar room upon arrival which was under ground with no windows which stank of damp and mould with no ventilation it really was disgusting. I complained and was moved to top
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The Matamy is tucked in a little side alley, but opens up right on the sea front. The staff are fantastic, rooms basic but clean and tidy. Perfect for a quite little break, pool not huge but sea right next to hotel so not a problem. Rumor was it was being sold to a bigger hotel,
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We'd not been abroad for a couple of years and being slightly concerned about coping with the heat, were looking for somewhere on the seafront. The Matamy apartments were perfect. Stella and Costos were welcoming and kind and helped us navigate booking tours and trips out. The
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Although the walk to the beautiful beach was 5 minutes away, the apartment despite being clean was small, only had 1 window (not good if you're claustrophobic) and you had to pay extra for air conditioning. Very noisy all around us all through the night, we were woken at 5.30
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piscina e accesso al mare ed al pub fronte mare.!
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I think Thomas cook have stopped showing it talking to Costas and Stella they thought this was their last year at the place maybe some other company may take it on we wanted to book again this year but it is not available with any company
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Hi I do know that the apartments were all fully booked for August but Stella and Costas are very helpful best to call direct they both speak perfect English I am sure they will assist I am sure you will really enjoy your stay
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Could I have email address to contact re late arrival please
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Hi There is a hear dryer in the room A/C 98,,00€ Safe 30,00€ Kind regards
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"best rooms by the pool on the ground floor"
"All rooms had balconies facing the sea"
"Corner rooms don't seem to need air con."
"High floors."
"sea view or pool view definitely, they get sunshine in the morning."
US$109 - US$377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
GreeceCreteHeraklion PrefectureStalis
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