Achillion Palace - Rethymno (Crete)

K. Giampoudaki 27, Rethymno (Crete), Greece, 74100  show map
 4 stars
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Achillion Palace - Rethymno (Crete)

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Coffee shop

Breakfast room

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Rooftop pool

Infinity pool

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Overview

Achillion Palace is placed in a picturesque area of Rethymno in the vicinity of Preveli Beach, Fortress of Frangokastello and The Venetian Fortezza. Opened in 2000, the traditional hotel attracts visitors with its Byzantine architecture.

A church, a cathedral and a mosque as well as restaurants and bars are at a close proximity to the hotel, set in the center of Rethymno and featuring a sundeck, an infinity pool and a courtyard. Guests will find Rethymno city center within a 10-minute walk from the property.

Achillion Palace overlooks a harbour and gardens and provides quick access to a sandy beach.

The hotel enjoys an unique location within 40 minutes' drive from Souda airport.

Rooms

Achillion Palace offers 72 rooms fitted with wireless internet, multi-channel television, pay television, a work desk and cable TV with on-demand movies for a comfortable stay in Rethymno. Some rooms overlook the sea. The rooms are designed with standard décor and have marble floors.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a buffet breakfast is served at the lounge. Guests can have fresh meals at the intimate restaurant. The snack bar serves cocktails, coffee and refreshments. Serving both food and drinks, Primo Piatto and Cremeria Vienna Rethymno are situated around 150 meters from the property.

Services

Business facilities feature a business center, a slide projector and a meeting room.

Relax

Achillion Palace is a child-friendly hotel offering babysitting, a mini club and video games.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   72.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free off-site parking
  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Barber shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Gay friendly
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Video games
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Infinity pool
  • Rooftop pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

K. Giampoudaki 27, Rethymno (Crete), Greece, 74100

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City Center
  • Rethymno (Crete)
    1000 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Primo Piatto (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    400 ft
  • Cremeria Vienna Rethymno (cuisine: Italian)
    600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    72

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 240 sq. feet
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  • Shower
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Room facilities
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    Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Achillion Palace - Rethymno (Crete) Rethymno (Crete) location
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      Hotel Address:

      K. Giampoudaki 27, Rethymno (Crete), Greece, 74100

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Rethymno (Crete)
        1000 ft
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Primo Piatto (cuisine: Mediterranean)
        400 ft
      • Cremeria Vienna Rethymno (cuisine: Italian)
        600 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of floors:
        5
      • Number of rooms:
        72

      Hotel Awards

      GreekHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedRethymno (Crete)Achillion Palace

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      Best Luxury Hotels in Greece

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      Achillion Palace Location

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 1700 ft
      • Municipal Garden - 2000 ft

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Venetian Harbour - 400 ft
      • Venetian Fortress - 3700 ft
      • Fortezza - 3700 ft

      Museums

      • Archaeological Museum - 1700 ft
      • Archaeological Museum of Rethymno - 1700 ft
      • Histrorical and Folk Art Museum - 1700 ft
      • Centre of Byzantine Art - 2000 ft
      • Historical and Folklore Museum - 2300 ft

      Local attractions

      • Rethymnon Old Town - 3.8 mi
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      • Georgioupolis Beach - 10.5 mi
      • Lake Kournas - 9.7 mi

      Near the hotel

      • St. Anthony Gorge - 400 ft
        Sof Venizelou 4a, Rethymnon
      • Historical and Folk Art Museum of Rethymnon - 2600 ft
        30 M. Vernardou Street, Rethymnon

      Restaurants nearby

      • Primo Piatto - 400 ft

        Address: El. Venizelou 4, Rethymno
        Phone: 2831057100

        65% likes this, based on 47 reviews
        Cuisine: Mediterranean

      • Hovoli - 1100 ft

        Phone: 2831072726

        81% likes this, based on 4 reviews
        Cuisine: Greek
        Price Range: USD 12 - USD 21

      • Petrino - 1100 ft

        Address: 24 Venizelou Sofokli St.
        Phone: 2831057830

        66% likes this, based on 23 reviews

      • Cremeria Vienna Rethymno - 600 ft

        Address: EL.Venizelou 12
        Phone: 2831022800

        74% likes this, based on 16 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: USD 3 - USD 9

      • Haagen-Dazs - 1100 ft

        Address: Sofokli Venizelou (Angelou Sikelianou)

        84% likes this, based on 47 reviews

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of floors:
        5
      • Number of rooms:
        72

      Hotel Awards

      GreekHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedRethymno (Crete)Achillion Palace

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Luxury Hotels in Greece

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      Achillion Palace Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Achillion Palace

      Average guest rating

      6.8out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 62 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      10.0
      Rooms
      7.5
      Service
      8.0
      Value
      10.0

      Guest reviews

      • Couple
        9.2

        Its location right next to the old town of Rethymno, the cleanliness & confort of the room & the kindness of the receptionists.

      • Family with children
        4.6

        Very good service staff on reception, beautiful main hall and little garden

        All rooms and other premises need renovation, furniture is seem like relative new but not convenient. Air conditioner works strange, it is impossible to setup it do not blow directly to the bed. Room service is careless. Parking near the hotel after 3.00-4.00 p.m. is very difficult. There is no gym in the hotel. Definitely not four stars.

      • Couple
        9.2

        Its location is perfect:near to the beach and the market

        better tv for the room

      • Family with children
        9.2

        The best about the hotel is its location and the very friendly staff.

        The breakfast was poor and the swimming pool could have been larger and more shallow for small children.

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        Excellent buffet breakfast, big variety, with small outdoor section. Very clean room and seaview as requested on upper floor. Very short walk to beautiful, cultural old town. One desk clerk very helpful, informative, and willing to chat about various matters. Charming lobby, old style. Mini market, bakery steps away. Walk to beach short. Wide and sandy with umbrellas and chairs for a fee. Good buy for money as we got an advertised lower rate. Found street parking, no need to pay for lot.

        On arrival, abrupt desk clerk, not welcoming. Pictures of exterior and room make hotel look more attractive than reality. Street seedy. Balcony overlooked apartments across the street with their balconies featuring everything from baby's beds to storage items, but view of sea over topof buildings was requested and appreciated. Dark interior of hotel, quite uncomfortable beds, non conducive room to romance. Beware in summer, north coast beach with high waves...can't swim but had great fun jumping waves, trying to keep balance.If we visit Rethymnon again, wife would not stay same hotel.

      • Couple
        7.0

        Good location

        No parking, small pool, scary small elevator.

      • Group of friends
        5.8

        It's close to the beach and to the center of the town.

        For 4 stars should be more facilities in the rooms

      • Single
        8.2

        The staff was superlative, especially at the reception mr. Kostas Spiropoulos. The position was very good.

      • Single
        6.2

        Good breakfast, comfortable beds and good internet.

        Interiory a bit old. Smell of mould in the room. Only one small elevator which didn´t work all the time.

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        Very warm welcome. Very good english speakers. Very clean hotel with small but lovely garden.

        No tea coffee or bottled water in the room. Breakfast was very basic can I suggest pastries and frute (other than apples) would be a good addition.

      • Single
        7.4

        The location was good. Close to the beach( 5-10 min walk) . Close to the cafes and tavernas along the beach. Excellent breakfast buffet !! a few items changed from day to day, and a great choice everyday !!!!

        Hardy a four star hotel as depicted on your site. 3 maybe ... It does have a pool with a very grumpy old bartender. A four star hotel will charge things from the bar to your room. Perhaps he was pocketing a few Euros, when people pay with cash ??

      • Couple
        4.6

        The hotel staff were willing to assist with the directions on how to get to the Rethimno city center and also from were to take the bus to Heraklion. Hotel is at a good location, very close to the city center.

        The hotel is not a 4 star hotel even though it is advertised to be a 4 star hotel. 3 stars would be more suitable for this type of hotel. The rooms seem to have been refurbished and this you can see it from the furniture in the room, however the bathroom makes you feel that you are in a very old building. Also breakfast is ok but not considered to be a 4 star hotel breakfast. We found the hotel expensive for the services offered.

      • Older travelers
        9.6

      • Single
        8.0

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Achillion Palace - Rethymno (Crete) Rethymno (Crete) location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      K. Giampoudaki 27, Rethymno (Crete), Greece, 74100

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Rethymno (Crete)
        1000 ft
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Primo Piatto (cuisine: Mediterranean)
        400 ft
      • Cremeria Vienna Rethymno (cuisine: Italian)
        600 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of floors:
        5
      • Number of rooms:
        72

      Hotel Awards

      GreekHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedRethymno (Crete)Achillion Palace

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Luxury Hotels in Greece

      Use Badge