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Grecotel White Palace Rethymnon, Crete, Greek Islands, Greece

From£734pp

Accommodation Overview

Key Features

  • Outdoor pools
  • Blue Flag beach
  • 6 restaurants

Location Information


• 3km from the village centre
• Bus stop immediately outside with buses running regularly to Rethymnon, 10km away
• 78km to Chania, flights to both Heraklion, and Chania airports are available - 80 minutes from Heraklion airport, or 80 minutes from Chania airport.

With fantastic sea views, a good-sized pool and a Blue Flag beach, The Grecotel White Palace has relaxation down to a fine art.

The hotel’s design is minimalist and contemporary, with all-white décor and accents of turquoise. Bars with glass-walled terraces make the most of the sea views, as do the swimming pools.

Please Note

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Pools

There's a great pool here, which is perfectly positioned alongside a snack bar and a children’s paddling pool. Plus, there's a new family pool for 2020.

Pool Scene

The good-sized pool is surrounded by smart terraces, with a waterside line-up of chic white loungers and parasols. As for the beach, follow the steps down from the property and you’ll come to a private sweep of sand.

Food & Drink

The buffet restaurant serves international favourites, and features a Cretan corner with local specialities and a mini buffet with pizza, homemade burgers and healthy options for children. There are regular themed nights, too.

There are 5 à la cartes to pick and choose from – with Greek, Italian, Asian and Lebanese cuisine options. Meanwhile fine-dining takes place at The White restaurant which is adults-only.

Entertainment

Long Bar is set on a terrace overlooking the beach, and hosts live music a few nights a week. And there’s an open-air cinema for children in the gardens for al fresco film nights and shows.

Folklore shows are occasionally on the entertainment agenda, plus there’s often live music and dancing

Sports & Activities

Sign up for a botanical tour through the gardens, or join in with a yoga or pilates class.

Little ones can pop over to the hotel’s organic farm and get involved with vegetable picking, dough making, and baking. They’ll make their own Cretan-style lunch using the farm’s produce, too.

Health & Beauty

There’s a gym area for some workouts. Plus, you'll find massages* and body treatments* at the Hippie Wellness centre*.

Facility Overview

The pool sits on a sea-view terrace, edged by stylish white loungers and parasols. There’s everything from yoga to table tennis on the activities list, and when it comes to food, you’ve got a buffet venue and a handful of speciality places.

No. of buildings

4

No. of floors

3

No. of lifts

6

No. of rooms

264

Official Rating

5 Star

Rooms

Rooms options here range all the way from single rooms up to suites and bungalows. If you opt for a sea-view room you’ll find a king-sized bed, mosaic tables, and turquoise scatter cushions. Sea-view bungalows, meanwhile, have private gardens, living areas, and direct access to a shared pool. Superior rooms and family suites are also available.


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

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Traveller reviews

    Suitable For
  • Business:13
  • Couples:534
  • Solo travel:23
  • Family:520
  • Friends getaway:95
    Rating Summary
  • Sleep Quality:
    4.5 Rating for Sleep Quality
  • Location:
    4.0 Rating for Location
  • Rooms:
    4.0 Rating for Rooms
  • Service:
    4.5 Rating for Service
  • Value:
    4.5 Rating for Value
  • Cleanliness:
    4.5 Rating for Cleanliness
    Traveller Rating
  • Excellent817
  • Very Good327
  • Average121
  • Poor41
  • Terrible29
mrs-south said...

One of the best family holidays

TripAdvisor Review Rating25/08/2020
Travelled on 01/09/2019

Was thinking back to last years most amazing family holiday at this wonderful resort. I then realised I hadn’t reviewed (so sorry!!). We were actually there in July 2019. I don’t usually return to...

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148MichaelA148 said...

Weekend.com First class

TripAdvisor Review Rating05/06/2020
Travelled on 01/04/2020

Many thanks to Weekend.Com. I booked a 4 night stay in Sicily with this company from the 27th of April,but due to the Covid-19 epidemic we were unable to travel. Thankfully we were refunded in full...

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sfwalls said...

Very pleased with our choice

TripAdvisor Review Rating31/10/2019
Travelled on 01/10/2019

We stayed for 9 nights in October and were very pleased with the hotel. Especially, as many have mentioned the staff, the staff are very friendly - I'd go as far as to say friendlier than any other...

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