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Leof. Andrea Papandreou 74, Amoudara, Crete 714 14 Greece
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 02/07/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#3 of 37 hotels in Amoudara
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The Civitel Creta Beach Hotel & Bungalows is a 4 –star resort hotel offering spacious accommodation and an array of facilities on the 9km white sandy beach of Ammoudara. Free Wi-Fi access is provided, and free on-site parking is possible. Heraklion City is 5 km away. This holiday hotel has a great selection of guest accommodation on offer. Guests can choose between the standard guest rooms or the pretty bungalows which are situated in the hotel’s gardens. Set close to the beach, the main restaurant boasts Aegean Sea views and offers breakfast, lunch and dinner on buffet style. The a-la-carte restaurant offers delicious Greek and international dishes, appetizers salads and desserts. Leisure facilities at the hotel include a large swimming pool and sun-bathing area, tennis courts and beach volleyball. There is also evening entertainment. For children, there is a separate swimming pool and a mini-club. The Civitel Creta Beach Hotel is well-positioned for exploring the surrounding area
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Archery
Babysitting
Children's playground
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Kid-friendly buffet
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Mini golf
Tennis court
Darts
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Table tennis
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Banquet room
Facial treatments
Massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Private beach
Desk
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
City view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Great View
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, French, German, Greek
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Ann wrote a review Nov 2021
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We stayed here for a week the end of October into November. Not great weather, but not the hotels fault. First impressions were good. We were told we had been upgraded to a superior bungalow. Entering the room we thought 'nice', bejou, until you want to plug the kettle in! The furniture had to be rearranged because the sockets are in ridiculous places!! The bedside lamps were never on as these had to be used for charging our phones. The outside space was limited, to say the least & constantly wet as water dripped from the roof. It was a muddy walkway used as a short cut next to conifer trees. This made the room dark so we had to have the lights on all the time when in. The hotel Is in a lovely location, right on the beach. They have great outdoor furniture on the terrace & around the pool. It was a shame the cushions weren't taken in when it rained. We struggled to find a dry bed when it was warm enough to sunbathe or just sit out (I got bit to death by mossies using them) The food was OK but could have been hotter. Its a shame the couldn't use space in the restaurant to cook fresh eggs ect. I must say we enjoyed the soup & the food in the a la carte was first class. It's also a shame there is nowhere but a toilet cubicle (next to a cubicle of the opposite sex) to refresh for travelling home after having to check out at 11am on our final day. We were allowed to keep our towel until departure but nowhere for a freshen up. I did feel as though they were winding down for the end of the season as there was only entertainment on two nights (which wasn't the best) & the gardens were full of weeds.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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FF86 wrote a review Aug 2020
Tilburg, The Netherlands31 contributions4 helpful votes
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We visited Creta beach three weeks ago we had a very nice time the staff is very friendly and professional, we even could do our office work from there because of the great wifi and their beautiful reception. the park looks great with all the palmtrees and beautiful flowers.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Nenad R wrote a review Oct 2021
Thessaloniki, Greece2 contributions
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How to express excellent experience we had at Civitel Creta Beach! Such a hospitality…!!! From the first minute we entered the reception till last minute we left the hotel everything was amazing! Staff, including hotel manager Mr. Perakis, was professional, extremely polite, helpful and always at your disposal at any time. Bungalows are spacey, CLEAN and very nice furnished. There are plenty animations for children, big clean swimming pool, while the beach is sandy. We had all inclusive program, while from the hotel we got one a la crate dinner free of charge. The restaurant has many choices for each ones taste for all meals. Additionally, on the pool bar you can enjoy your coffee or drink accompanied with various snacks (cakes, pizza, sandwich etc). Furthermore, everyday hotel has different happenings such are Greek night etc. definitely we will visit them again very soon!
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Chris R wrote a review Oct 2021
Lytchett Matravers, United Kingdom151 contributions59 helpful votes
We visited for October half term. The hotel is nice but doesn't live up to the pictures or some of the reviews online. This is what we liked: 1. The staff are lovely and very friendly. If you ask for something it gets done, quickly. In fact everyone we met in Crete is very friendly. 2. The location is great, right on the beach, with shops and restaurants within a short walk 3. It's clean everywhere. 4. The restaurant has plenty of hot and cold fresh food and drinks. 5. They are very Covid safe, with face masks required in all communal areas and plastic gloves to serve yourself from the buffet. 6. In room facilities includes a kettle and hair dryer. There were a few niggles: 1. The bungalow rooms look way better in the pictures. In reality they are basic with not enough furniture to store clothes for a couple for 1 week. 2. The beds are set up as 2 singles, and the mattresses are firm. We asked for them to be made into a double and a mattress topper was provided. 3. The drinks in the fridge are not replenished every day. I had to ask at reception for more water, and ask the cleaner for more coffee. 4. Only 1 pillow per person is provided so sitting up in bed to read is painful. The cleaner provided a second pillow each on request. (note the pics show 2 pillows and cushions on the beds which are NOT provided) 5.Ants in our childrens' room. Reported to reception so let's see if that gets sorted. 6. The pool: not heated so a bit chilly in October. No doubt refreshing in August. 7. The restaurant food is OK, not great. Salad bar is excellent, desserts too. Some of the mains taste mass produced and lack seasoning. The spaghetti with pesto has virtually no pesto! 8. No archery "because of Covid"! I didn't realise archery makes you more vulnerable to Covid. Yet you can get a massage!!! 9. Nothing to do indoors if it is cold/raining (except eat/drink). Would be good to have a gym and games room. 10. The hot water is warm, not hot so showers are cool. Again probably welcome in August but not in October. So we probably wouldn't stay again because we were expecting 4* but if you're OK with 3* then you won't be disappointed.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Cecile H. wrote a review Oct 2021
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Such an awesome place with beautiful bungalows and super friendly stuff. Food is great and the beach and the pool area is awesome. The only really annoying thing is cocktails only starting 6pm at the bar inside. So no cocktails at the pool bar with all inclusive. Never had that before in another hotel in greece and for me a very important part of an all inc. trip. So this is not all in for me. But anyway, all other things were great.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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PRICE RANGE
US$65 - US$241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
creta beach hotel and bungalows
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Creta Beach Hotel & Bungalows
LOCATION
GreeceCreteHeraklion PrefectureAmoudara
NUMBER OF ROOMS
150
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Frequently Asked Questions about Civitel Creta Beach
Which popular attractions are close to Civitel Creta Beach?
Nearby attractions include Senses Club (1.2 km), Ammoudara Beach (0.9 km), and Reef Sound Cafe & Cocktails (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Civitel Creta Beach?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Civitel Creta Beach?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Civitel Creta Beach?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Civitel Creta Beach?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Civitel Creta Beach?
Conveniently located restaurants include Thigaterra, Kritiko Spiti, and Aris Katerina.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Civitel Creta Beach?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Civitel Creta Beach have airport transportation?
Yes, Civitel Creta Beach offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Civitel Creta Beach?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Civitel Creta Beach?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Greek.
Are there any historical sites close to Civitel Creta Beach?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Castello del Molo (Koules) (5.1 km), Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis (4.6 km), and Loggia (4.9 km).