Achillion Palace Hotel - Rethymno (Crete)

27, Giamboudaki Str, Rethymno (Crete), Greece, 74100  show map
 4 stars
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Achillion Palace Hotel - Rethymno (Crete)

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Infinity pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Kids club

Video games

Overview

Situated in the center of Rethymno, the world-class Achillion Palace Hotel offers contemporary rooms. Residing in a 5-story Byzantine building, the hotel was renovated in 2012.

The property is set 10 minutes' walk from Fortezza, Venetian Harbour and Historical and Folklore Museum. The venue is set within 1 km from Rethymno city center.

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

The property enjoys unique location within a 40-minute drive to Souda airport.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 72 rooms equipped with satellite TV, heating, an iron with ironing board, an in-room safe and a mini-refrigerator. Some rooms feature views over Venetian Harbour. The rooms are appointed with en suite bathrooms and dark-wood furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the lounge every morning. At the garden restaurant guests can enjoy international cuisine. Cool drinks are offered in the snack bar. Primo Piatto and Cremeria Vienna Rethymno are situated in a picturesque area, about 150 meters from the venue.

Services

Bicycles and cars are available for rent on site.

Relax

Achillion Palace Hotel provides guests with a mini club and video games for their children.

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

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Gay friendly
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Video games
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Infinity pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • 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

  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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

27, Giamboudaki Str, Rethymno (Crete), Greece, 74100

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City Center
  • Rethymno
    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: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 240 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Room facilities
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    Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or 3 Single beds
    Size: 240 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
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      How to reach hotel

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

      27, Giamboudaki Str, Rethymno (Crete), Greece, 74100

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Rethymno
        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

      Places of interest

      • Venetian Fortress - 3700 ft

      Convention centers

      • Municipal Garden - 2000 ft

      Shopping areas

      • 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

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Venetian Harbour - 400 ft
      • Fortezza - 3700 ft

      Museums

      • Archaeological Museum - 1700 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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      3 stars
      5 km
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      3 stars
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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 Hotel - Rethymno (Crete) Rethymno  location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      27, Giamboudaki Str, Rethymno (Crete), Greece, 74100

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Rethymno
        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