Free bottle of wine and mineral water for all guests on arrival, plus sparkling wine on arrival for honeymooners.
Food & Drink
Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Local and some international alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks 10.00-24.00.Tea and coffee 16.00-18.00, and selected minibar drinks.
Snacks 10.30-12.00 and 14.30-16.00. Cakes 16.00-18.00 and ice-cream.
Superior twin room with sea view sleeps 2, with a mini Hi-Fi, CD player, kettle, bathrobes, slippers and pillow menu. Minibar at a charge. You also receive Mythica benefits, such as express check-in, wine, fresh fruit, sweets and flowers in the room on arrival, daily newspaper, concierge service, a hotel gift and the option of Continental breakfast in your room.
This hotel was in an ideal situation for the Rhethymnon old town and the beach. The hotel was very clean, the staff were forever helpful, the facilities were excellent, including the restaurant which had a great ambience along with a complete choice of international style food. Our room was large, well-fitted out, including the bathroom, with a huge bed and good hard mattress, air conditioning and a balcony with a view of the sea. It was cleaned daily with a change of bed linen and towels if needed. We found it very difficult to fault. The evening entertainment included a superb Brazilian troupe of dancers, a thrilling troupe of traditional Greek dancers and a superb traditional balalaika(?) player. Overall a very pleasing week's holiday and we would have no hesitation going there again.More
johnjames_belcher, Coleford, United Kingdom
Would definitely come back
The hotel is a 5 star and while much of it reflects this, there are a few aspects that don't.
The bedroom we had (2nd floor, sea view) was big - we had a 6 foot bed and there was a lot of floor space left so we weren't tripping over bags. They provide lots of hangers and a chest of drawers. Â I feel that the generous bedroom was at the expense of a small bathroom and small balcony. The bathroom fittings were tired - a 5 star hotel surely should have a decent size bath and power shower, rather Â than one that you can just about stand in to use the shower attachment to the taps (not to mention the fluctuating water temperature). Our balcony Â had a sea view but was relatively small, although it had a useful clothes horse. Â There are lots of towels provided - including large, soft beach towels. The rooms are kept very clean. There is a TV with a fair number of channels (including BBC world news and BBC1) and a CD player! There's also a fridge and a safe.
We went half-board and had dinner a few times at the hotel (we prefer to eat in local tavernas but circumstances dictated eating in the hotel a few nights). I don't Â feel that the dinner food was of a sufficiently high enough standard of a 5 star hotel. I liked the fact that there was plenty of salad and fresh fruit but the main dinner courses (buffet and specials) tasted pretty average. There was a good mix of meats and fish each night but I did find some quite bland. Â There was always a good selection of fresh fruit and desserts (I didn't try them, Â they looked a bit too rich or creamy for me). Â Breakfasts were very good, lots of cereal choices, hot food, fresh fruits and breads, and freshly squeezed orange juice.Â
The staff were lovely and friendly and sorted out any issues Â we had quickly. The communal areas of the hotel are well kept and there is plenty of space - decks, Â lounges, outdoor and indoor Â bars, so it never felt crowded.Â There's some kind of musical entertainment most nights, either by the cafe or in the lobby bar. Happy hour in the lobby bar lasts about 3hrs! (30% off â¬7.50 cocktails).
The hotel is well placed, across the road from its large private beach and a 10 minute walk into the main town centre. There is are a few mini-marts almost next door to buy soft drinks, snacks and water and a Haagen-Daz to get coffee rather than pay extortionate hotel prices if you Â spend the day at the beach/ by the pool. A lot is included Â on the all - inclusive package (which we didn't do, we went half-board) but there is also still a lot that has to be paid for (albeit at a lower price). Â One thing that bugged me was that the tea and coffee provided in the room were part of the mini bar - these should be complimentary as per many other top - rate hotels.Â
I'd Â definitely Â come back here, it's a lovely friendly hotel and really well located.
akd94, London, United Kingdom
Nice beachhotel with hard beds
A very nice hotell, with an absolutely marvellous breakfast. A pity though that the beds were so hard. We asked for bedmattresses and got that, but it didn't help, because they were so thin.
The personell were all very helpful, polite and serviceminded.More
Flisalisa, Orebro, Sweden
Very nice hotel with a absolutely fantastic breakfast. The personel were very friendly and helpful. A pity though that the beds were so hard. We asked for extra bedmatresses and got that, but they were very thin and didn't make any difference. More
Superb hotel . Spotlessly clean. Staff always ready with a smile. Lady in charge of hospitality was always to be seen around. Food was superb. Never short of choice. We did eat out at lunchtimes but only because we wanted to try other restaurants. One in particular , on the venetian harbour was particularly great with delicious fish catch of the day. Swimming pools were a bit smaller than appears in brochure but the beach was just across the road. You can walk out a long way in the sea when it is calm as it never gets that deep,perfect for children. When wind is strong however it is quite choppy. Plenty of sand not much stone. Sunbeds are free if you are staying in the hotel. Another good thing is that hotel safes are free.. quite unusual. We had not booked any particular room and they upgraded us to side sea view room for free.,with a lovely view of sea ,town and mountains. You are in the middle of everything with old town a 5 minute walk away. A great place to explore, it is closed to cars at night.More
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