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Kresten Royal Villas and Spa Kalithea, Rhodes, Greek Islands, Greece

From£492pp

Accommodation Overview

Key Features

  • Near the beach
  • 2 main pools
  • Sea views

Two main pools and a choice of bars and restaurants make this hillside hotel a bit of an all-rounder.

Official Rating

5 Star

Location Information


• 50m to beach
• 1km to resort centre
• 500m to nearest bus stop
• 6km to Faliraki
• 6km to Rhodes Town and Old Town

Two main pools set the pool scene – 1 has a funky little bar, another has a good-sized kids’ pool next to it. On the dining front, there’s a buffet restaurant, a poolside Greek place and a smart Italian.

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Pools

The hotel has 2 main pools. The one closest to the coast is a roomy lagoon number, and next to it there’s a big pool for kids. You’ve also got a restaurant here serving pizza, pasta and salads.

Pool Scene

You’ll get a panoramic view of the sea from the top pool near reception, not to mention great cocktails courtesy of a little bar that juts into the water.

Food & Drink

The buffet restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating. There’s a wide choice of food, including Greek dishes, and you’ll often get themed nights, too, with things like Chinese cooking.

As well as a buffet restaurant, there are 2 other options for dinner. The restaurant by the lower pool transforms into a Greek place at night, and there’s an upscale Italian that lays on a 5-course meal.

Entertainment

When it comes to entertainment, the hotel has a fairly laid-back approach, so you’ll get occasional live music, Greek nights, karaoke and discos. The lobby bar, overlooking the pool, is an elegant hang-out for cocktails.

There’s a bar above the main restaurant. It’s great for taking in the sunset on the huge terrace – and the cocktails are good here, too.

Sports & Activities

There’s a mix of activities, with boccia, volleyball, basketball and tennis all on the cards, as well as pool-based things such as aqua aerobics and water polo.

Facility Overview

There's loads to keep you busy at this place. As well as a hat-trick of pools, there are activities like football, basketball and tennis, and after-dark entertainment including Greek nights and live music performances. As for mealtimes, you've got a couple of buffet places, and à la cartes with menus of Greek and Italian favourites.

Health & Beauty

The hotel has a spa* that’s kitted out with an indoor pool, sauna* and Turkish bath*. You can also get treatments* like pedicures and massages. There’s a hairdresser* and gym, as well.

No. of floors

3

No. of lifts

5

No. of rooms

256

Rooms

You can expect a balcony or terrace, air-con and Wi-Fi* in all rooms. There’s superior twin rooms available with garden views or views of the sea. If you’d like a bit more space- sea-view junior suites are available with a private pool. Or you can upgrade further to a suite with Jacuzzi® or Royal suite with private pool.


Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally.

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Traveller reviews

    Suitable For
  • Business:5
  • Couples:1291
  • Solo travel:21
  • Family:673
  • Friends getaway:200
    Rating Summary
  • Location:
    4.0 Rating for Location
  • Sleep Quality:
    4.0 Rating for Sleep Quality
  • Rooms:
    4.5 Rating for Rooms
  • Service:
    4.0 Rating for Service
  • Value:
    4.0 Rating for Value
  • Cleanliness:
    4.5 Rating for Cleanliness
    Traveller Rating
  • Excellent997
  • Very Good822
  • Average390
  • Poor122
  • Terrible107
Rhondaoxfordshire said...

Great hotel

TripAdvisor Review Rating05/05/2020
Travelled on 01/10/2019

We were lucky to have a ground floor room over looking the sea and the larger pool. We were two minutes from the pool and the restaurant. Our room was large and we paid for wifi, which wasn't...

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shdiana2018 said...

we loved The Kresten Royal Villas & Spa

TripAdvisor Review Rating10/04/2020
Travelled on 01/08/2019

Sitting in quarantine in Tel Aviv We remember our visit to the Kresten Royal villas and spa hotel with a big smile. We hope you'll survive this hard period of unemployment that comes with the...

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lizzybeeZurich said...

Two-star food and beverages.

TripAdvisor Review Rating18/02/2020
Travelled on 01/08/2019

My two teenage children and I spent a week at this hotel. Our initial impressions were good, the hotel is beautiful and our room was spacious and clean with a view of the main pool. On further...

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