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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We were staying at the Aquila Elounda Village in Elounda and the hotel offered us a chance to spend a couple of nights at the other end of the Island. We knew it wasn't going to be of the same standard as the brilliant Elounda Village, but we weren't quite prepared for what met us. First of all, I should...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave a review following your stay at the Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel. I regret that you were not entirely satisfied with your stay with us and that you were unhappy with certain aspects of our hotel. The vast majority of our guests experience wonderful holidays with us and many return year...

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our stay here. Location ideal as right in front of beach and 15 mins walk to old town. Breakfast extensive... so much choice. Could not be faulted with beautiful fresh fruit, smoothies etc. We booked standard room and we were given superior room for 1 night upon arrival and then we had to change. For inconvenience...

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

Dear Guest We are delighted to know that you had such a wonderful holiday and we thank you very much for choosing the Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel. I am very pleased that our hotel fulfilled all of your holiday needs. Your positive comments have been shared with the whole of my team. We are always very appreciative of all feedback...

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Since returning home from Aquila Porto I have been thoroughly depressed. I have never been treated so well, ate such delicious food and enjoyed a hotel's facilities so much in 26 years of going to Greece. From the Manager to the maids everyone is so genuinely pleasant helpful and friendly. I am a moaner but could not find one fault...

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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...

Whitley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband visited crete for the 1st time, stayed in this hotel. We will not be returning. I don't know for the life of me how this has got the ratings it has.... if your old then this is the hotel to stay in it was like being at work seeing loads of old people, walking wounded. As...

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

Dear Guest I would like to thank you for choosing the Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel and for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. I was disheartened to learn that you were unhappy with some aspects of your stay. We believe and certainly it is the opinion of the vast majority of our guests that our hotel...

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The location ,a 10 minute walk to the old town,directly opposite a beautiful beach is the main reason we like this hotel. The staff are excellent and well trained without being overbearing. The food is excellent with good variety at breakfast and dinner.We mainly used the a la carte restaurant for dinner which is superbly run by the manager Vassili...

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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 holiday and for taking the time to provide us with such a positive review. I am pleased to hear that there were clearly so many aspects of our hotel which you enjoyed and that overall you had a pleasant stay. I am however sorry that you were...

sunderland
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Just returned from our first holiday in Crete and a superb stay at this hotel, it was very late at night when we we arrived and were met by a very pleasant and helpful Christina Mavridi, Guest Relation Manager, who helped us check in and showed us to our room on top floor (604), we requested a room with walk...

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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, in particular Christina, Maria & Giannis, will be delighted to know that they exceeded your expectations...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Had a lovely weeks stay at this hotel. We were with my son daughter-in-law and 6 month old baby plus my daughter-in-laws parents. We stayed half board, the food was amazing such a wide variety and always hot. The best buffet choice we have ever experienced. The hotel is a few yards from the the beach.There is a rule not...

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

Dear Guest We are delighted to know that you had such a wonderful holiday and we thank you very much for choosing the Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel. I am very pleased that our hotel fulfilled all of your holiday needs. Your positive comments have been shared with the whole of my team. We are always very appreciative of all feedback...

Twickenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Just returned from our second visit to this hotel. room we had was spacious and clean, staff were very friendly. Food was plentiful and varied. Situated across the road from the sandy beach. The hotel is situated well with plenty of shops and restaurants nearby with old town around ten minutes walk away.

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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 for a second time 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...

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This was our first visit to Crete and we were not disappointed. The hotel is in a good location opposite a lovely sandy beach with free use of sunbeds and umbrellas. It is only a pleasant 10 minute walk along a flat promenade to the harbour and old town. We had requested a sea view and our room (422) 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 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, especially Evi, Dragana, Efi & Anastasia, will be delighted to know...

halesowen
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We spent a week at this hotel from 11th September. It really is a lovely hotel in a great location. The staff are very friendly and just can't do enough to make your stay pleasant. We found the food in the restaurant very good and the rooms were kept spotlessly clean. It's about a 15 minute stroll into the old...

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

Dear Guest We are delighted to know that you had such a wonderful holiday and we thank you very much for choosing the Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel. I am very pleased that our hotel fulfilled all of your holiday needs. Your positive comments have been shared with the whole of my team. We are always very appreciative of all feedback...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Piazza di Porto
Piazza di Porto
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • 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
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Concierge
  • 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: $113 - $282 (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, Greece
Porto Rethymnon
Hotel Aquila Porto Rethymno
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#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”
 of 5 bubbles Jean-PaulKay, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Full sea view on a high floor”
 of 5 bubbles bandslondon, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Worth having sea view”
 of 5 bubbles Trevor339, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“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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