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The Island Hotel

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a lovely hotel and in a very beautiful spot our visit in mid October was at short notice and was the last week of the season however the hotel lived up to all its rightups in the broacher. The Staff were all very positive and friendly the food good and a good variety. The rooms combatable although bathrooms... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

It was our first visit to Crete and the friendliness of staff at this hotel was typical of our entire stay. Being adults only meant that our comfort was guaranteed. The food was delicious, with a huge variety available. The grounds and pools were well maintained, and our room was kept spotless.

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Cambridge
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The island is a great hotel, you can see the many returning guests being warmly greeted by the staff. Check in was faultless and the room although small was functional. I quite liked the bathroom layout but found a lack of storage a bit of an issue. Nice balcony with a side view to the ocean and the coffee shop... More 

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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This hotel was what we were looking for this summer on vacation, one that did not allow children. We wanted to be able to swim and sit by the pool without screaming kids. However, you must get out early to claim seats by the pool as they go very quickly. The beach was merely right across from the hotel, which... More 

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horsham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We cannot stay away from this lovely place. It was busy for October and that was good. The place was spotless as always and the grounds absolutely immaculate. We had the most supreme Cool Sea-view Suite and could not have felt more spoilt :) Such peace and quiet and privacy was much appreciated. We love the sea and to be... More 

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North Devon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Not much to say other than we could not fault the whole package apart from Thomson who decided to cancel our Sunday flight and flew us out 26 hours after we should have gone. When you are only there for a week it is not good to lose a day. Apart from that the hotel, location, staff and food were... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went with Thomson during the second week in October. Excellent value and a lovely resort hotel in all respects. cannot comment on Gouves as we never left the hotel, only to wander across the road for drinks or lunch. The local bars are fine and somewhat cheaper than the hotel itself. Food was good for what it is, self... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Once again this hotel is at the top of its game. Customer service is superb with everything possible done to help you to enjoy your stay. From the Manager, Katja, to Eva on reception and two of the wonderful waitresses, Evagellia and Katerina, anything that can be done for you will be and with a warm and willing manner. Food... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is more of a review of the holiday as a whole rather than the hotel specifically. Obviously I understand that the hotel of course are not responsible for the weather etc! When I first arrived at the hotel I was a bit shocked at the room, in a bad way to be honest! It was spotlessly clean and admittedly... More 

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We chose this hotel as we usually do from trip adviser reviews we were not disappointed it was amazing food ,staff, room all excellent . There was daytime activities and evening entertainment every day if you wanted it there was a mixed age group which worked really well , as this hotel is adults only it was a peaceful haven... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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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
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about The Island Hotel

Address: Vlihadas Street | Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete 700 14, Greece (Formerly Pantheon Palace Beach Hotel)
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Gouves
Price Range: $173 - $349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Island Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 298
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Also Known As:
Pantheon Palace Beach Gouves
Hotel Pantheon Palace Beach
The Island Hotel Gouves, Crete
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Gouves
#2 Romantic Hotel in Gouves
#2 Spa Hotel in Gouves
#2 Luxury Hotel in Gouves
#3 Family Hotel in Gouves
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“all of them are great, just a little walk from the front desk.”
 of 5 bubbles rodicac395, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a sea view room with a massive balcony.”
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“Sea view rooms best”
 of 5 bubbles joyw878, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is a wide variety of rooms available. With many stairs around if you have any mobility issues ask to be near the main building”
 of 5 bubbles ALIF23, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a room towards the rear of the Hotel, not a problem!! great relaxing pool area”
 of 5 bubbles duzzer66, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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