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Afstralon Polemiston St 28, Rethymnon, Crete 74100 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
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 06/05/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/05/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#23 of 187 hotels in Rethymnon
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SENTIDO Aegean Pearl is steps away from the sandy beach at Rethymnon, a town on the north coast of Crete. The hotel is a short drive to the east of the town centre, towards the end of a promenade that stretches several kilometres along the seafront to Rethymnon's marina. There's a main pool area at the front of the hotel, edged by palm trees, plus two smaller pools. Two of the pools have dedicated children's sections. The spa, which is shared with the neighbouring SENTIDO Pearl Beach, has an indoor pool, whirlpool and a Finnish sauna. It also offers fitness and massage programmes, as well as beauty therapies. The hotel has a varied programme of evening entertainment such as live music and DJs, folklore nights with Cretan and Greek dancing, magic shows and belly dancers. During the daytime you might like to try a cooking lesson, learn about herbal teas, or take a guided walk in the surrounding countryside. The town of Rethymnon has a centre that dates back to the Renaissance, with Venetian and Moorish architecture and narrow alleyways now filled with shops, cafés and bars. A highlight is the Venetian Fortezza, a walled fortress with a hidden chapel. Beneath its walls you can walk around the old harbour, perhaps stopping for some freshly-grilled fish at one of the many tavernas. At the end of the breakwater stands a 17th-century Turkish lighthouse, while a few steps away is the Venetian Loggia, once a meeting place for local nobility that was later turned into a mosque.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Steam room
Currency exchange
Sun umbrellas
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Bottled water
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Ocean view
City view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, German, Greek
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sheila s wrote a review 18 Sep
13 contributions2 helpful votes
Just back from a week in this hotel. We had a lovely time. The hotel is well laid out. Pools and other facilities are excellent . The staff cannot do enough for you. Lovely smiley faces - under masks - at breakfast. Uli was really helpful and informative re what is on offer in the area. Having free sun beds on the beach is great. Aqua aerobics and Greek dancing instructor made us laugh - and exercise. Can’t comment on evening meals as we were bed and breakfast. We went to several nearby restaurants and all were excellent. If I had to fault the hotel the bathroom being in the bedroom takes a bit of getting used to and there was no good shampoo and conditioner provided - only a soap dispenser.
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Date of stay: September 2021
Response from Uli Moosmann, Other at SENTIDO Aegean Pearl
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Sheila, A big thank you for this great review and having chosen our hotel as your holiday resort! It is wonderful to read that you had a relaxing week in our Aegean Pearl hotel and enjoyed your stay! May be we have the pleasure of welcoming you again one time! Stay well and healthy! Sunny greetings from beautiful Rethymnon. Uli Moosmann Holiday Concierge
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hj_widmer wrote a review Oct 2020
Diessenhofen, Switzerland5 contributions11 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
We enjoyed a beautyfull week in this Hotel. Very nice, large family rooms. Large range of fresh, good food for breakfast and dinner. Lovely drinks at the bar. We like to highlight the staff in the Hotel. They do a great job, they were always very friendly and very professionell (also with the COVID-19 measurements).
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Date of stay: October 2020
2 Helpful votes
Response from Uli Moosmann, Sonstige at SENTIDO Aegean Pearl
Responded 13 Oct 2020
Dear Mr. Widmer, thank you very much for this wonderful review and high score you evaluate us and our SENTIDO Aegean Pearl. We highly appreciate your kind words about our staff! We all do our utmost to make the holidays of our dear guests as pleasant as possible and to keep everybody as safe as we can. Hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again one time. Sunny greetings from beautiful Crete! Uli Moosmann Holiday Concierge
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Elaine#dipseyseamans wrote a review 3 Sep
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom227 contributions115 helpful votes
This is a lovely hotel spotlessly clean ,staff very friendly and very helpful, food very good Located on the sea front taxi ride to harbour is only 5,euros or 20,minutes walk . Rooms lovely cleaned Daily spotless. We are still here and can't fault this hotel poppy our waitress shes an absolute delight so pleasant . This hotel very covid friendly. Negative its minor but should be said sunbeds around pool area you can't reserve which is fantastic and when we first arrived towels were being removed..last few days 7.30 in morning towels are on sunbeds no people and hour later still not removed the hotel should stick to the policy otherwise this ruling is worth doing if you are not sitting on sunbeds then towelsshouldbe removed. We would definitely stay here again
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Response from Uli Moosmann, Other at SENTIDO Aegean Pearl
Responded 2 weeks ago
Kalimera, thank you very much for this great review! We check the pool area as often as we have the time, to make possible that our clients get a sunbed by the pool if they want. Enjoy the rest of your holidays and all the best! Uli Moosmann Holiday Concierge
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Sandra J wrote a review Sep 2020
2 contributions2 helpful votes
Positives: * Lovely pools (decent size(s)and good quality sun beds) * Good and polite cleaning services * Close to the beach, with a taxi rank around the corner * A good selection of bars and shops nearby * Comfortable and clean beds Negatives * Food: the dishes were very basic and lacking in flavour. Service wise, no one greets you on your way in, and the wait for drinks at dinner is very long so much so that most of the time we were done with our food before our drinks came. * Rooms: poor standard, rundown bathrooms, stains on the carpets in the corridors. Two single beds instead of doubles ( not a 5 standard). * We booked a three person room and got a double, with two chairs put together as a third bed, leaving little to no space to move around. The open bathroom was not mentioned, therefore there was no privacy. * FAR FROM TOWN, for three adults in our twenties it was a 40 minute walk (minimum) to the city centre. * Despite the pools being lovely, there was always stuff at the bottom of the pools (rocks, sand, etc) Overall it was a good stay, but it’s definitely not a 5 star hotel standard.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
2 Helpful votes
Response from Uli Moosmann, Sonstige at SENTIDO Aegean Pearl
Responded 25 Sep 2020
Kalimera Sandra, We thank you for writing down your opinion on Tripadvisor and are happy to hear that you had a good stay in our SENTIDO Aegean Pearl hotel. Our staff is usually highly appreciated for the friendly and helpful service in all departments, especially in the restaurant. Due to our health program their smile is regrettably hidden behind a mask this year … All our rooms are equipped with twin beds. In case clients wish a big double bed, they can inform the reception and we put a topper on the mattresses. Best regards Uli Moosmann Holiday Concierge
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Mazandraz wrote a review Sep 2020
United Kingdom3 contributions8 helpful votes
Beautiful stay, we felt very safe in regards to covid and all the rules that were put in places were clear and organised. Breakfast worked very well with the covid regulations too. Lovely breakfast every morning. The private beach is a stones throw away making the hotel that extra special. Would 100% recommend, thank you for making our holiday so special and pleasant during these unprecedented times
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
3 Helpful votes
Response from Uli Moosmann, Sonstige at SENTIDO Aegean Pearl
Responded 24 Sep 2020
Good morning from Rethymnon, All pearls of the SENTIDO Aegean Pearl want to say thank you for this excellent comment! You enjoyed your stay from the first until the last minute and that's why you recommend us with all your heart to 100%! We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again in case you return to Crete! All the best Uli Moosmann Holiday Concierge
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Frequently Asked Questions about SENTIDO Aegean Pearl
Which popular attractions are close to SENTIDO Aegean Pearl?
Nearby attractions include Cactus Beach Bar (1.1 km) and Naos Tis Kyrias Ton Angelon (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at SENTIDO Aegean Pearl?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at SENTIDO Aegean Pearl?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at SENTIDO Aegean Pearl?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at SENTIDO Aegean Pearl?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to SENTIDO Aegean Pearl?
Conveniently located restaurants include Vatania Taverna Meze Bar, Raeti-tavern, and 1+1.
Are there opportunities to exercise at SENTIDO Aegean Pearl?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Does SENTIDO Aegean Pearl have an airport shuttle?
Yes, SENTIDO Aegean Pearl offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at SENTIDO Aegean Pearl?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does SENTIDO Aegean Pearl offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at SENTIDO Aegean Pearl?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Greek.