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Crete, Greece
Reviewed 19 October 2015

It is very interesting to find out that the decoration of this hotel is based on engraved symbols which are the letters of the Linear B' Script. You get the feeling of how it must have been living in a Minoan Palace...with excellent services and delicious food! The Asian Restaurant is a "must" to try!

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A_Chaniotaki, Ιδιοκτήτης at Avra Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eirini, Thank you for sharing your experience during your stay in our hotel! The hotel's design has been based on the Minoan patterns and the symbols of the Linear B, found throughout the hotel and the Rooms, create a mesmerizing atmosphere! It is brilliant to see that you had a plesant week in our hotel; we hope to see...

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I really recommend stay in the hotel, situated in the middle of beautiful Cretean nowhere. We enjoyed halfboard (it is possible order full board for additional 20 Eur per person per day), offering choice of english, continental or rational breakfasts accompanied among the others with fresh orange juice. The offer did not change from day to day but it was...

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A_Chaniotaki, Ιδιοκτήτης at Avra Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your detailed presentation of your experience in our hotel and for sharing it with the Tripadvisor community. All the points made are very informative for other guests and we thank you for this! We would be delighted to welcome you again in our hotel, should you visit Crete again soon. Yours sincerely, Athina Chaniotaki Managing...

Baar, Switzerland
Reviewed 12 October 2015

This was our second vacation at Avra Imperial and I have to say, it was even better than the last time (16 months ago). First thing, we got a Hotel room upgrade with private pool, which was awsome for the kids. The food at the buffet restaurant was excellent (best buffet I know, and I usually hate buffet-food) :-). The...

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A_Chaniotaki, Ιδιοκτήτης at Avra Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your comment; it is superb to have guests comparing our hotel's progress through the years! It is true that the hotel's staff is very customer oriented and pays great attention to detail.The customer service is our first priority and we try our best to keep everyone happy throughout their stay with us. We would be...

Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

A five star hotel with everything thought through. The only two things that was negative is the food in the pool bar that was mainly consisting of sandwiches and chips. The other thing was the beach that didn't have any sand near the water, however this is not a problem with the hotel - just the environment.

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A_Chaniotaki, Ιδιοκτήτης at Avra Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elliot G, Thank you for your comment and your constructive points. We hope to welcome you once again in Avra Imperial. Yours sincerely, Athina Chaniotaki Managing Director

Lund
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Great pools, fantastic buffets, the most awesome mattresses, design, kid's club, beach area, amenities (Apivita!) and the small private pool also improved my mood to start the day ;-). I truly enjoyed staying here twice this year and can only recommend it to anybody who is looking for a mixture of leisure style hotel, design, but also with a lot...

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A_Chaniotaki, Ιδιοκτήτης at Avra Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We were very happy to read your review, and we are especially pleased that we contributed to making your stay in Crete an even more memorable experience! We hope we will see you once again in our premises. Athina Chaniotaki Managing Director

Greenwich, Connecticut
Reviewed 9 October 2015

The experience at this hotel was phenomenal. My family and I as a family of 4 stayed in a deluxe suite private pool which was the perfect size to fit all of us with a private pool, and a view of the public pool for everyone at the hotel. The only disadvantage was that there was ants in our room...

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A_Chaniotaki, Ιδιοκτήτης at Avra Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your opinion with our team. We pay great attention to all our guests suggestions and points so we thank you for this. We would love to welcome you once again in our premises. Yours faithfully, Athina Chaniotaki Managing Director

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Went for 7 &nights - not enough. Pool is totally brilliant, big enough for children and adults together and clean,clean,clean. Food - breakfasts all you could possibly want is there. Dinner - daily Cretan Specials, very good daily choice and very good quality, sweets are luxurious. Booked Room with own individual pool about £500 more but worth it. Staff very...

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A_Chaniotaki, Ιδιοκτήτης at Avra Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Barney, Thank you for your glowing review! We thank you for sharing your appreciation and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your private pool to the fullest! Your kind words about the staff are sincerely appreciated and welcome. We look forward to welcoming you back at our hotel in the near future! Athina Chaniotaki Managing Director

Berlin
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

The hotel is very modern. Everything is like shown on the photographs. The rooms are big, well furnitured and very clean. Many thanks to our warm hearted cleaning lady. She was very nice and did a very good job. The staff in the restaurant was polite but those waitors who take the order (I don't know if they are higher...

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A_Chaniotaki, Ιδιοκτήτης at Avra Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jan, We are grateful for your comment and we thank you for the time you put to share it with the Tripadvisor community. The guests' check out shall be completed by 12.00. We offer our guests the option, upon availability, to keep their room until later without having to pay for a whole extra night. This extra service comes...

Fareham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2015

This was our first visit to this hotel and we were not disappointed, its very modern, clean and well laid out, with an innovative main pool area. We stayed on a full board basis, and whilst the food in the buffet is of an excellent quality and standard, can get a bit "samey" after a few days. However the two...

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A_Chaniotaki, Ιδιοκτήτης at Avra Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, We thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay with us! We are delighted that you had such a wonderful experience, and that our team was able to help our vacation be memorable! We are also very pleased that you found our staff, services and rooms to meet your expectations! Your many compliments gave us much...

Derby
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Again the most wonderful relaxing weeks break ... We visited this hotel in May this year ... This time our room was in the other side of the hotel .... It was perfect our room had a lovely sea view and the area was quiet the pool also was quiet ..... We went full board yet again the food was...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review! A warm and welcoming environment, combined with a sense of luxury and comfort is what we strive for at Avra Imperial. It always gives us great pleasure to hear that we have made it onto your list of “favorites” in Crete and it fills us with happiness! Should you visit our charming...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Avra Imperial Hotel

Address: Kolymbari, Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Platanias > Kolymbari
Price Range: €110 - €836 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Avra Imperial Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 328
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Also Known As:
Avra Imperial Beach Hotel Chania Town
Avra Imperial Beach Resort And Spa
Avra Imperial Hotel Crete/Kolymbari, Chania
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kolymbari
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kolymbari
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kolymbari
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“I would be surprised if you could actually get a disappointing room at this hotel”
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