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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Our stay here was everything we hoped for and more. Such a relaxing time in beautiful surroundings. The food was beautiful as were the cocktails! The staff were all friendly and incredibly helpful. I would highly recommend staying here!

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General M, General Manager at Aquila Porto Rethymno, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing the Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel and for taking the time to provide us with your wonderful review. We are delighted 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 every way and I am...

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My second visit .Will definately book again wonderful staff.The only really downside was Heraklion Airport...Hell on earth.Please Thomson go back to Chania.Also..Thomson ..You didn`t let the hotel know my room preference.however,the hotels` response was great

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General M, General Manager at Aquila Porto Rethymno, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for returning to the Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel and for providing us with your positive review. Your comments are gratefully received. It is clear that on the whole your time with us was both memorable and enjoyable and it is such a delight to hear your kind words. It was a pleasure to host you again...

Reviewed 16 October 2016

The staff is very friendly and helpfull We already 10 years had a very good room, every year we asked for the same room and also got it (or the like) so we liked it very much The location is near the city centre, a walk of approx 20 minutes, very close to the beach

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General M, General Manager at Aquila Porto Rethymno, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for returning to the Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel and for providing us with your excellent feedback. I am delighted to know that our hotel exceeded your expectations once again and my team are extremely proud, as am I; that you enjoyed your time with us so much. Our aim at Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel is to...

Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I had already had a two week holiday in Crete in July but as our other hotel was further out of town we decided to pop back for a week to stay in the hub of things with easy access ( within walking distance to town) to beach, shops harbour etc but also the bus station to...

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General M, General Manager at Aquila Porto Rethymno, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing the Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel and for taking the time to provide us with your wonderful review. We are delighted 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 every way and I am...

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We have just returned from a weeks stay at the Aquila Porto Rethymno and wanted to say how much we enjoyed it. The first thing was they upgraded us to a sea view room which was lovely and included was a complimentary bottle of wine and a 15 minute massage at the Spa hotel - which I must say was...

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General M, General Manager at Aquila Porto Rethymno, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing the Aquila Porto Rethymno 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, especially Dimitri, will feel extremely proud to learn that you appreciated their services and that they enhanced your stay. I...

Reviewed 14 October 2016

Booked this hotel through Thompson travel agents to celebrate our 25th anniversary due to its beach front location & close proximity to town, restaurants & bars in which we were not disappointed. The hotel staff were very friendly, amenities, excellent, food plentiful & a lovely room. We were thrilled when the staff made our anniversary very special by delivering a...

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General M, General Manager at Aquila Porto Rethymno, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing the Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel and for taking the time to provide us with your excellent review. I was delighted to learn that your holiday 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...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here with friends from 25th September until officially 9th October but the flight was cancelled due to an air traffic control strike what a shame !! 😎 but anyway down to business,this hotel is fantastic in our opinion, what more could you want & having read some of the slightly negative reviews i was disappointed with some of...

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General M, General Manager at Aquila Porto Rethymno, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing the Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel and for providing us with your excellent feedback. I am delighted to know that our hotel exceeded your expectations and my team are extremely proud, as am I; that you enjoyed your time with us so much. Our aim at Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel is to ensure that you...

Reviewed 14 October 2016

Perfect hotel for the 25 time. Hotel was verry nice. The room was very nice and clean. The bathroom needs to be renovated wirh a shower instead of a bath. That most people consider important. Every thing was ok.

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General M, General Manager at Aquila Porto Rethymno, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for returning to the Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel and for providing us with your positive review. Your comments are gratefully received. It is clear that on the whole your time with us was both memorable and enjoyable and it is such a pleasure to hear your kind words. Your comments regarding the bathroom are appreciated and...

Hertford, UK
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Without exception everybody we encountered at the Aquila were cheerful, friendly and helpful, and clearly proud of their hotel. This made our stay a very enjoyable experience. The rooms were spacious and comfortable and being able to lie in bed and see the sea is marvellous. Each day we returned to find the room spotless. The restaurant was busy at...

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General M, General Manager at Aquila Porto Rethymno, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing the Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel and for taking the time to provide us with your wonderful review. We are delighted 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 every way and I am...

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

back for the 2nd time still excellent food and drink staff very friendly lovely relaxed feeling great postion for beach and 10minutes walk into town and port a hotel many people go back to beakfast everything you would want lots of fresh fruit as well diners plenty of choice meats of very good standed

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Dear Guest, Thank you for returning to the Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel for a second time and for providing us with your positive review. Your comments are gratefully received. It is clear that on the whole your time with us was both memorable and enjoyable and it is such a pleasure to hear your kind words. It was a pleasure...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Piazza di Porto
Piazza di Porto
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood, Greek
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inspired by the waterfront setting of the stunning northern coastline of Crete, Aquila Porto Rethymno brings the essence of an urban resort located within a striking distance of 700m from the city of Rethymno. The hotel presents a cosmopolitan escape, as you relax, dine and wander among Rethymno's most beautiful and historic sites offering the perfect base for business or leisure travelers. Chic, luxury hotel building and accommodation offer superb amenities and recreational facilities for all travelers. The hotel has been recognized internationally with prestigious awards and certifications for its commitment to the best service and hospitality. Porto Rethymno is an urban oasis featuring beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites which meet the needs of every traveler. The recently renovated guest rooms and suites have mostly views of Rethymno beach or the city harbor featuring a refreshing color palette inspired by a sophisticated fabulous setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aquila Porto Rethymno

Address: Venizelou 52A | & Sikelianou, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Rethymnon
Price Range: €78 - €200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Aquila Porto Rethymno 5*
Number of rooms: 202
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Also Known As:
Aquila Porto Rethymno Rethymnon, Crete
Porto Rethymnon
Hotel Aquila Porto Rethymno
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Rethymnon
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Rethymnon
#6 Luxury Hotel in Rethymnon
#6 Business Hotel in Rethymnon
#9 Family Hotel in Rethymnon
#19 Romantic Hotel in Rethymnon
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“Fabulous service”
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“Full sea view on a high floor”
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“Worth having sea view”
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“we Always had a room with frontal seeview type 21”
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“We had rooms 304 and 302 which overlooked the beach.”
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