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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

We had a fabulous time at the Minoa where we stayed in double Imperial room with private dip pool. The hotel, the rooms and the hotels facilities were beautifully laid out. Although a large complex, it felt intimate with space clearly thought-out, beautiful gardens and well kept spaces. The staff and their customer service were impeccable - incredibly friendly and... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

Minoa Palace offers a very high standard accommodation with delicious food, friendly and personalised service, beautiful scenery, gardens and pool areas. There is a great feeling of comfort, space and beauty surrounding in a large area of pools and an own private beach. The room had a spectacular view and everything was clean, efficient and the service at all levels... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

This hotel is nice. I would say it is 4-star. But since I paid for 5-star my overall grade here is 3. The food is 5-star, and the beach is nice except all the stones. The housekeeping staff is very nice and thorough, they even arranged our daughters cuddly toys every morning. Most of the staff is very friendly, but... More 

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Minoa_Palace_Team, General Manager at Minoa Palace Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, first of all we would like to thank you for choosing our hotel for your vacation, as well as for taking the time to write your review. We feel extremely distressed and troubled that you were not satisfied with your visit here and we feel the need to reassure you that most of the issues you presented have... More 

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Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

Am a regular customer with my family for the last six years. The hotel has excellent location, walking distance to Platanias where you can find many restaurants, bars and shops. The staff is very friendly and well trained. Very good professionals. Good facilities and the best food in Chania. Yiannis, the chef, is top, like the rest of the guys... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

What more can we say? We've just returned from a week holiday at the Minoa Palace Resort & Spa fully relaxed and nicely recharged. As previous reviewers have stated the staff are very welcoming and friendly, the food good and plentiful, and the atmosphere just right. One added note for those celiacs out there - the resort can cater for... More 

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Italy
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

We had made the reservation online on one of these hotels booking sites. Selected all incl. and was some how a bit nervous for the standard of this, as one get a bit feed up with buffet food all day long. Arriving to Minoa hotel this expectation was put a shame. The choices for all incl was, buffet, a la... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

Great hotel with fantastic facilities. Not far from chania town. Lovely pool and food was to a very high standard, even had free mini bottles of wine in the room (which they replaced each day). The hotel is a bit of a quiet oasis, but if you want lively the road the hotel is on leads to chania and has... More 

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Lapua, Finland
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

We had a family half board holiday here this July and the entire family was most impressed about the friendly service, good food and excellent pools. The new part of the hotel is on the sea side and you can choose the pool or sandy beach next to it for swimming and sun. The resort has many pools so they... More 

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Almere, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

We had a memorable holiday with our family in this beautiful hotel. We would like to thank especially Sophia for all her kindness and really good service she has given us. She made it happen that we were upgraded to a gorgeous bungalow suite with private pool with a beautiful garden, mountain view and the large swimming pools. Personnel are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

Everything was wonderful. Good-sized room - every room had spacious balcony - every room had some sort of nice view. We were at the back so it was quiet with view of trees & mountains. Hotel is beautifully landscaped and immaculately kept - palm trees plus other trees to offer shade, lovely calla lillies & other flowers with not a... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Minoa Palace Resort & Spa hotel offers majestic views of its surrounding countryside and the White Mountains. To the north, the hotel enjoys panoramic views of the endless beach of Platanias with the shimmering sapphire blue Aegean beyond. With the extension of the hotel in 2008, guests have immediate access to the beach, over the aerial bridge, connecting the two hotel's sections. The luxury and comfort, combined with the attention to detail and the relaxed atmosphere, provide a holiday to remember for a lifetime! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Minoa Palace Resort & Spa

Address: Platanias, Chania, Platanias, Crete 730 14, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Platanias
Price Range: €105 - €271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Minoa Palace Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 254
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Also Known As:
Minoa Palace Resort And Spa
Minoa Palace Platanias
Minoa Palace Hotel Platanias
Minoa Palace Resort & Spa Platanias, Greece - Crete
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Platanias
#1 Luxury Hotel in Platanias
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Platanias
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Platanias
#4 Romantic Hotel in Platanias
#4 Family Hotel in Platanias
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“You can ask for cappucinos, Lattes etc.. at Breakfast for no extra charge”
 of 5 bubbles a7ftt, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose either a mountain view or sea view specifically according to our personal preference.”
 of 5 bubbles tydur, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“My garden room on the ground floor was spacious, extremely comfortable, very quiet and not too expensive (Euro 115 incl breakfast)”
 of 5 bubbles josephz738, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the Imperial Wing are excellent.”
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“Take room from the beach side part of the hotel”
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