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Horbury, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my partner recently stayed here for 7 nights in the middle of October. Firstly the hotel is beautiful! Its set on the beach, has a lovely infinity pool and overall looks great! Although throughout this holiday i actually wanted to go home, it was very boring literally nothing really going on, especially when the weather wasn't great there... More 

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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel is in a great location 25 minutes from airport and 30 from ag. Nikolaos. Lounge atmosphere is relaxing, staff helpful. Local cuisine is delicious and varied. Recommended de rent car to travel to nearby sites and explore the island

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Thank kentazar
Katarina K, Front Office Manager at Aktia Lounge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear "kentazar", Thank you very much for your stay with us and for taking the time to review your experiences at our hotel, here on Tripadvisor.com. We are delighted to read you have enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back soon again. Please do not hesitate to contact us, if we can be of any assistance.... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I spend 4 nights at Aktia Lounge Hotel with a half board package, the hotel is beautiful, all the common areas, the rooms and the views are amazing, I got a pool view room and was great that I have the best view of the ocean as well as the mountain. The food is very good and Dina (waitress on... More 

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Thank yaelb784
Katarina K, Front Office Manager at Aktia Lounge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear "yaelb784", Firstly I would like to thank you for taking the time to provide feedback from your stay, and for your very kind 4 star review. We very much value all feedback provided to us by our guests, as it gives us the opportunity to understand what we are doing well in, and also what we can look to... More 

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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

If you are going to Crete and you are looking for a pleasant, quite, relaxing elegant and pampering place to stay, Aktia Lounge hotel & Spa is definitely the place for you. The hotel offers gorgeous sea view(s) from the rooms, all of which have nice balconies, perfect for a cup of tea or a cold drink in the afternoon.... More 

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Thank Miriam B
Katarina K, Front Office Manager at Aktia Lounge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear "Miriam B", We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at our hotel. We are delighted to read that you had an excellent stay and enjoyed your visit at our hotel. It is always encouraging to learn that guests are satisfied with our service as it is what we strive for every day. Thank you for your kind... More 

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Late review , but better late than never. Holiday started off bad , two days before we were due to arrive, we was informed the hotel had over booked ! We were put into a hotel down the road for the night. The Royal Cactus, .... This hotel turned out to be far better than Aktia , staff at the... More 

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Thank Tillygirly1
Katarina K, Front Office Manager at Aktia Lounge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear "Tillygirly1", "better late then never"... Well, we are quite surprised that this review appears now, in 2016 when your visit was last year, in 2015. In case you faced this inconveniences, we deeply appologize. For us, it is quite difficult to see what exactly happened there, one year ago. But please be assured, that many things has been changed... More 

Cardiff
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46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is the second holiday to the Aktia Lounge Hotel & Spa,the service is excellent and also the food in the restaurant. The 2 outdoor pools are very clean and well maintained, the position of the hotel is second to none located on the beach. I would particularly like to commend George the best cocktail barman in Crete and Vicky... More 

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Thank andyell
Katarina K, Front Office Manager at Aktia Lounge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear "andyell", Thank you for taking the time to share your review on our hotel. I am delighted that you had again a thoroughly enjoyable experience and it gives me great pleasure to read your kind words on our good service. It was wonderful to read your comments and rest assured that I will share your feedback with the team... More 

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel appears beautiful, and very nice setting and location on the beach. Massively let down by the rude and unhelpful staff. It began from the moment we arrived; - Served no water between the hours of 11pm-10am. They only provided two tiny bottles in the room, and told us we had to buy our water if we wanted it... More 

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Thank Emily M
Katarina K, Front Office Manager at Aktia Lounge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear "Emily M", Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and it's apparent in this case that we fell short. If you give us a chance to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Stalis is a beautiful quiet place to relax. Aktia is a wonderful hotel, the staff are great and the food is exceptional. I am gluten and dairy free and the chef made me tailored gluten and dairy free food everyday, he was so friendly and helpful, i couldnt be thankful enough! Thanks Artemis! The pool area is lovely with a... More 

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Tel Aviv
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We (a couple and a friend on our late 30's-40's), were guests in the Aktia hotel from the 12th to the 16th of August 2016. We had a very good experience at the hotel, starting from the check in that was nice and welcoming. The hotel is beautiful and located right on the beach (rocky yet preety beach). There are... More 

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Katarina K, Front Office Manager at Aktia Lounge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear "IritTelAviv", Firstly I would like to thank you for taking the time to provide feedback from your stay, and for your very kind 4 star review. We very much value all feedback provided to us by our guests, as it gives us the opportunity to understand what we are doing well in, and also what we can look to... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

A beautiful hotel, with great service. Every one goes out of their way to give good service. We had a sea view room, with all included. The rooms are a little small, and the balconies don't offer much privacy with only small partitions between balconies from adjacent rooms. Go for the West wing, since the East wing is above the... More 

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Thank Ralph B
Katarina K, Front Office Manager at Aktia Lounge Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ralph, Thank you for taking the time to share your review on our hotel. I am delighted that you had a thoroughly enjoyable experience and it gives me great pleasure to read your kind words on our good service. It was wonderful to read your comments and rest assured that I will share your feedback with the team who... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Aktia Lounge Hotel & Spa is one of the best hotels in Crete; it combines affordable, luxurious holidays in relaxing natural settings all under the sea breeze of the Aegean Sea. You will enjoy great accommodation while our experienced and friendly staff devotes its attention to those little things that make your holiday relaxing, rejuvenating, trouble-free and truly exceptional. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aktia Lounge Hotel & Spa

Address: 44 Agiou Ioannou Street | 70007 Stalis, Stalis, Crete 700 07, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Stalis
Price Range: $118 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Aktia Lounge Hotel & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 220
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Also Known As:
Aktia Lounge Hotel & Spa Stalis, Crete, Greece
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Stalis
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Stalis
#6 Luxury Hotel in Stalis
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“Ask for a pool view, you will have both, ocean view and mountain view”
 of 5 bubbles yaelb784, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a sea facing room”
 of 5 bubbles andyell, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try for a sea-view in the West wing, which is quieter. If possible, a VIP room.”
 of 5 bubbles RalphB270, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Sea view - must have! if higher floor, if better. Third or fourth - the best.”
 of 5 bubbles MarcRedman, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“You can Charge your phone inside the safe!”
 of 5 bubbles 786gals, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
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