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Great Ayton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015

We booked through Thomson's. Arrived very late but the hotel had provided an excellent plated supper with wine - which we ate on the balcony at 11:30 at night! The room was adequate but a little tired and our room overlooked a side street with occupied apartments over the road. Thomson's rate the hotel Platinum but this was too high....

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3Thank John B
West Midlands
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Just returned from a week's holiday in this super hotel. When we arrived we were upgraded to a superior room on the 5th floor (room 514) which we were extremely happy with. Free safe, air conditioning, hairdryer, robe, slippers, CD player, TV, bottle of wine, shampoos etc and choice of pillows. The hotel is spotless but what makes the stay...

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themidge
Reviewed 29 May 2015

We stayed here for 11nights half board from april 20 to 7 may. This was a great hotel with very friendly and helpful staff. The room was first rate and spotlesly clean. Food first class in both the buffet and alacarte restaurants. Beach across the road also clean and free to residents. Beach food and drinks can be ordered on...

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Mountsorrel Leics England
Reviewed 28 May 2015

My wife and I have just returned from a week at this hotel and could not fault the food .service and cleanliness of all the rooms both bedroom and public rooms. Whilst the bedroom was dated and not the best I have stayed in it was clean and the beds comfortable with a choice of pillows ,there was also dressing...

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3Thank Pat06_9
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Stayed for 7 nights in a standard twin room with sea view. Welcome was poor, greeted by pleasant young porter but no one to point out reception, no welcome drink after travelling since early am and not so much as a smile from reception - Sergio please note. The room was tired, especially the bathroom and could do with considerable...

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4Thank Lesley A
Reviewed 26 May 2015

My wife and I stayed at this hotel for two weeks from the 7th.May this year ,all I can say is that we had a fantastic holiday the hotel is five star ,the staff could not do enough for the guests ,the room we had was a standard room but was very nicely appointed with flat screen t/v coffee and...

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4Thank Martyn E
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2015

our room had a beautiful sea view that we paid extra for but in need of refurbishment, hot tap in basin jammed closed. informed woman at reception who said thankyou for letting me know, but still jammed when we left 2 weeks later. hotel could learn a lot about beach service by watching purple beds from hotel next door. staff...

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2Thank caroline010261
Kon_Vogiatzis, Marketing Coordinator at Aquila Porto Rethymno, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for spending your holiday in our Aquila Porto Rethymno, as well as, for your taking time to write your valuable feedback. Our first effort is to improve ourselves and our services; therefore our guests’ comments are and will always be very helpful. Concerning our hotel rooms, we regret we did not meet your expectations...

New Hey, roadl, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

Just back from a weeks stay what a place ,other people don't like here but my mum /wife and me really enjoyed it . Find a quiet corner and there are plenty of them and you wouldn't know it has 500plus rooms and yes it was full . Breakfast was all the usual fair in a big hotel like this...

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3Thank Anthony B
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Stayed beginning of May, booked via Thomsons. Allocated a room on the 5th floor to the rear of the property, which I would not recommend due to the traffic noise. However this did recede at around 11.30pm but started up again in the early hours, e.g. bin collections!' Don't bother with the rep's meeting unless it has significantly improved. No...

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1Thank hiking01
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a week beginning 12th May via Thomsons. Hotel staff very friendly and hotel food good with various choices for breakfast and dinner. Nice to see white tablecloths and serviettes. A dying trend in some hotels! Also dining area has tables inside and out with air conditioning inside if outside not available. Rooms quite basic with an antiquated...

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Kon_Vogiatzis, Marketing Coordinator at Aquila Porto Rethymno, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your comments and your recommendation posted on TripAdvisor. We am pleased that you enjoyed your stay and our services. We hope to welcome you again soon! Best regards, Kostas Damanakis General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: $121 - $292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Aquila Porto Rethymno 5*
Number of rooms: 202
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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 Business Hotel in Rethymnon
#6 Luxury Hotel in Rethymnon
#9 Family Hotel in Rethymnon
#19 Romantic Hotel in Rethymnon
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