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The Island Hotel

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just booked our 2017 holiday staying 29 June to 9 July previously we have only stayed for 7 nights but this time we have booked 10 nights. On our previous 2 visits we have been impressed by how well you are treated by all of the staff. There are some very nice bars / tavernas right outside the...

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Kent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just what we needed, totalling relaxing. The staff were friendly, helpful and professional. Lots of areas to sunbath or relax in. The food was good. A large hotel so perhaps not everyone's choice if you want something more personal but for this type of holiday I couldn't fault it.

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4Thank weloveindia
Nottingham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved it so much when we stayed in June last year that we have just booked to come again in September!! I have never been somewhere and thought it was amazing dough to return but this hotel definitely is, I can't wait!

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4Thank 123louisehannah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only just gotten round to writing a review for this hotel after being on holiday there in June last year. We are currently searching of our next holiday and it will be hard to find somewhere as nice as here - if only they did an all inclusive option we would definitely be back! Hotel is so so nice -...

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5Thank rwlongwayhome
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Excellent hotel for a relaxing break - staff are very pleasant and nice food. 3 pools and right on the beach. A few bars / tavernas right outside the hotel entrance means you don't have far to go for a change of scene either Will definitely be back !

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3Thank Steve M
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We stayed here at the end of June last year for a week and had a perfect holiday. We'd booked a garden room with Thomson's and were given a garden room towards the back of the hotel with a shared pool with 3 other rooms; what a wonderful surprise this was! Our room was modern and cleaned daily by the...

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8Thank Hutchinson2
The_GDM_Island_Hotel, General Manager at The Island Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hutchinson2, We can’t thank you enough for your wonderful review. Especially your kind comments about our welcoming, hardworking and knowledgeable staff. I will happily pass on your compliments to the rest of our team. Our hotel is indeed a peaceful and relaxing place and our goal is to enhance that experience even more with our services and amenities. We...

Isle of Thanet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Came here with my boyfriend, mum and her partner end of june 2016 for 10 days, half board. Well what could I say, the hotel was beautiful, all of the staff were very attentive and seemed to be working all the time with no quibble or problems at all even in the heat! The 3 pools were nice to have,...

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The_GDM_Island_Hotel, General Manager at The Island Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Wibberz, We definitely enjoy hearing about how beautiful our hotel is and how attentively our steam treats our guests. It is the biggest award for us. We also appreciate and value your opinion about our “amazing” food and the comment you enjoyed the variety and quantity of our meals. Of course, we have noted your kind comment about the...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Four of us visited this lovely hotel in June/July 2016 and I cannot gush enough about how relaxing the hope is its a real gem. Great location right by the beach and easily accessible to local shops and restaurants bars who offer great service. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the hotel grounds etc were very well maintained....

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The_GDM_Island_Hotel, General Manager at The Island Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alex G, Reading your wonderful words gives us great pleasure, especially the part about our friendly staff, the hotel grounds and our great location. We do give our best efforts to be a “real gem”, a place of peace and relaxation. Please rest assured that your kind comments concerning the check-in/check-out process and our restaurant food have been duly...

Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed at this gorgeous hotel for a week and everything about this place was amazing! The staff, food, cleanliness and the hotel itself was to die for! I highly recommend this hotel!

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5Thank loischristina
The_GDM_Island_Hotel, General Manager at The Island Hotel, responded to this review

Dear loischristina, Thank you so much for your amazing review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay here and thank you for your compliments about our food, staff, hotel and its cleanliness. We would love to see you again next season. Best Wishes, Katja Kemmeren & Team

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful hotel with lovely food. Area outside isn't typically Greek, more the neon signs cheap bars kind of place. Hotel seems to have a few repeat guests. Ideal for a relaxing weeks though. Bus stop 10 mins walk away to get into Heraklion to see the harbour which is pretty.

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The_GDM_Island_Hotel, General Manager at The Island Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words about our hotel and especially our food. The Island Hotel offers both a relaxing and rejuvenating experience and is ideally located for city escapes to Heraklion or to the other Cretan cities and local areas. If you will come to visit us again, please do talk with our reception team so that...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about The Island Hotel

Address: Vlihadas Street | Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete 700 14, Greece (Formerly Pantheon Palace Beach Hotel)
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Gouves
Price Range: €101 - €222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Island Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 298
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Also Known As:
Pantheon Palace Beach Gouves
Hotel Pantheon Palace Beach
The Island Hotel Gouves, Crete
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Gouves
#2 Romantic Hotel in Gouves
#2 Spa Hotel in Gouves
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Gouves
#3 Family Hotel in Gouves
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