We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

1,932 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,112: English reviews
Start your review of Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel
 Click to rate
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We requested a ground floor room because of my husband's mobility problems and upon arrival were allocated a room up a flight of stone stairs, this was quickly resolved and we were given a lovely room on the ground level around a swimming pool and gardens. The restaurant is very large but food is excellent quality. All in all we...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Thetwoowe
General M, General Manager at Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing the Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel and for providing us with your excellent feedback. I was sorry to learn that the initial room allocated to you was not suitable for your needs. However I was pleased to hear that on speaking to my team an alternative room was quickly arranged for you. I am also...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very good hotel, located on the beach , we had music and bands playing every night very close to the city Rethymno with great attractions for the kids, with movies and theater, art working, painitng,with adorable staff very recommended :)

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank 90visiting
General M, General Manager at Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are delighted to know that you had such a wonderful holiday and we thank you very much for choosing the Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel. I am very pleased that our hotel fulfilled all of your holiday needs. Your positive comments have been shared with the whole of my team. We are always very appreciative of all feedback...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second trip having visited the previous summer and enjoyed a wonderful holiday. The kids were adamant (as were we) that we would be going back as they had such a wonderful time during our first visit. Overlooking the one of the great swimming pools the family rooms are spacious and well appointed with sliding doors to section...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Jason N
General M, General Manager at Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for returning to the Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel for a second time and for taking the time to provide us with your excellent review. We are pleased that you felt so at home in our hotel and that you thoroughly enjoyed your holiday. My team will be delighted to know that they exceeded your expectations in...

Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

WOW WOW WOW! What can we say about this amazing hotel!? We got married here in May and the Wedding was just amazing! The little Chapel based in the hotel grounds is gorgeous, very traditional and pretty - couldn't have asked for a more perfect setting. We spent two weeks here and by the end we literally felt like family....

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank Sarah_and_James_2017
General M, General Manager at Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing the Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel for your wedding and for taking the time to provide us with your excellent review. We appreciate that your wedding is one of the biggest, if not the biggest day of your life, and I was delighted to learn that your special day with us was a truly memorable...

Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

If you like large hotels with plenty of activities, situated right on the beach with loads of sun beds you will like this hotel. The Hotel itself is nice, the staff were good and the restaurant served an incredible variety of dishes. Can't really fault the hotel, it was exactly as advertised 😄 However, Crete is a fantastic island with...

 Report
Helpful?
5Thank tigermunchkin
General M, General Manager at Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing the Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel for your stay in Crete and for providing us with such a positive review. I am delighted that you were pleased with your stay. I know that my team will feel extremely proud to learn that you appreciated their services and that they enhanced your stay. Thank you for...

Reviewed 1 December 2016

My husband and I went for a two weeks holidays all inclusive and we had a great time. The room was good, it has a nice view and was very clean. with the all inclusive service you have almost everything for free which is good, the beach is lovely, you can enjoy an afternoon of just chilling next to the...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank Perla M
General M, General Manager at Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing the Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel for your holiday and for taking the time to provide us with your review. I am pleased that overall you enjoyed your stay and that our hotel fulfilled all of your holiday needs. My team will be delighted to know that they met your expectations in every way and...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This has to be the worst hotel I have stayed in. Food choices especially dinner times was terrible. As vegetarians we struggled every day to eat a eat a decent meal. In this day and age especially for a so called 5 star hotel this was extremely disappointing. Our room was very dated and tired looking and just didn't look...

 Report
Helpful?
5Thank tp19722016
General M, General Manager at Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest I would like to thank you for choosing the Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel and for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. I was disheartened to learn that you were unhappy with some aspects of your stay. We believe and certainly it is the opinion of the vast majority of our guests that our hotel...

Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I came here with my partner for a week, all inclusive and we really enjoyed our stay. The hotel added nice little touches that made us feel welcome such as giving us free dressing gown and slippers for our stay. The rooms were very clean with a maid coming in every morning. The only thing I would say is that...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank ErinH23
General M, General Manager at Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing the Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel for your holiday and for taking the time to provide us with your review. I am pleased that overall you enjoyed your stay and that our hotel fulfilled all of your holiday needs. Your comments in relation to the lack of lighting in the bathroom are appreciated and will...

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Service very poor and staff are arrogant. Avoid this place if you can. We paid top dollar for this hotel and got zero star service!!!! We had a room by the pool at the rear of the hotel and it was very small and tired looking, it would not have look out of place in the 1970's but as its...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Goon1979
General M, General Manager at Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest I would like to thank you for choosing the Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel and for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. I was disheartened to learn that you were unhappy with some aspects of your stay. We believe and certainly it is the opinion of the vast majority of our guests that our hotel...

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

My husband and I got married here in September and from start to finish the whole holiday/experience was outstanding. The staff were always friendly and helpful, the hotel is beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean, our room was lovely and comfortable, and the range of food available every day was superb. The gardens around the hotel are lovely for a relaxing...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank LAM_1987
General M, General Manager at Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing the Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel and for taking the time to provide us with your excellent review. I was delighted to learn that your stay with us was a truly memorable one and that we exceeded your expectations. It is always so wonderful to receive such a positive personal recommendation. Your praise has been...

2,061 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (1729)
Viewed
View from Room (114)
Viewed
Dining (111)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (364)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (243)
Viewed
Room/Suite (163)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (30)
Viewed
Bathroom (20)
Viewed
Other (684)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (297)
Viewed
Other (1)
Viewed
Amenities (41)
Viewed
Beach (16)
Viewed
Family Bungalow (59)
Viewed
Lounge Chairs (1)
Viewed
Main Pool (8)
Viewed
Private Pools (1)
Viewed
Dining (59)
Viewed
Standard Room with Sea View (52)
Viewed
The Hotel (59)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (35)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (11)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Other (9)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Adelianos Kampos
5.4 km away
Aquila Porto Rethymno
Aquila Porto Rethymno
#9 of 167 in Rethymnon
990 reviews
72.1 km away
Stella Palace Resort & Spa
0.3 km away
Caramel Grecotel Boutique Resort
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
76.6 km away
Creta Maris Beach Resort
Creta Maris Beach Resort
#4 of 178 in Hersonissos
2,543 reviews
76.2 km away
Aldemar Knossos Royal
Aldemar Knossos Royal
#11 of 178 in Hersonissos
1,842 reviews
1.8 km away
White Palace El Greco Luxury Resort
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The legendary Aquila Rithymna Beach fronts the azure 500 m long beach on the north coastal line of Crete. A favorite destination for repeater visitors and vacationers from all over the world, proves the delightful experience of hospitality, sunshine, modern amenities and faultless service. Most of the generous rooms, bungalows and villas housed at the hotel's colorful gardens or at the local style buildings. The resort is specifically aimed at families with children of all ages for magical holidays with plenty of in-house facilities and entertaining activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel

Address: Adelianos Kampos, Crete 74100, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Adelianos Kampos
Price Range: €79 - €228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 519
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Priceline and Travelocity so you can book your Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Aquila Rithymna Beach Rethymnon
Hotel Aquila Rithymna Beach
Rithymna Beach Hotel
Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel Crete/Rethymnon Prefecture, Greece
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Adelianos Kampos
#1 Luxury Hotel in Adelianos Kampos
#2 Family Hotel in Adelianos Kampos
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel staff and other travellers.
190 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (190)

Questions? Get answers from Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“near the kids club !”
 of 5 bubbles 90visiting, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do not take a garden view - it is in fact a main street view.”
 of 5 bubbles ingrida44, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms above main bar exit to beach due to outdoor entertainment noise every night”
 of 5 bubbles gav43, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms over looking the beach with walk in shower have been modernised. Our room was 239.”
 of 5 bubbles doreeno449, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't take promo rooms. Then you will most probably end up in the building squeezed between two roads.”
 of 5 bubbles 393margusm, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5