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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

We had a lovely meal to greet us in our room after a typically late arrival from Bristol. Our room was first class, all the staff were extremely friendly and the food was of the very best quality. There was plenty of space for sun beds and sufficient beach for those like myself that prefer swimming in the sea. The... More 

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taunton somerset
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We booked this hotel through Thomson and via recommendation . On arrival we had been upgraded to a suite for the first 3 nights . This was a real taste of luxury and we negotiated a fair price to keep if for the remainder of our weeks holiday so it was a holiday to remember ! The hotel has high... More 

1 Thank nuffybear
Bruges, Belgium
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have enjoyed my stay very much. Ideal for people who are looking for a quiet holiday. The hotel is very nice, the surroundings are beautiful. The room was spacious and very clean. Only the water temperature in the shower was difficult to arrange. The service was excellent (especially Sofia in the restaurant). Nice and large selection of food. I... More 

Thank Dominiek V
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We spend one night here. Hotel and Rooms were a bit dated but had all the amenities required for a comfortable stay. We had lung at the hotel. Customer service was appalling. We waited ages for the menu despite it being not busy. The server wasn't friendly and looked like he was forced on the job. The quality of the... More 

1 Thank rupyj2014
1 review
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to this 3 nights stay in a sea view room booked well in advance through an hotel rooms website (July for staying 1-4 September). Checking in we got room 171 - ground floor. Upon entering the room we realized there was no sea view whatsoever: the room was directly in front of the pool/bar/dining area (see... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

In one word: thank you for making our holiday perfect. W reached quite drained and were really in need of peace, warmth and total relaxation. This hotel is beautifully located, surrounded by sea. It has a couple of swimming pools and has beautifully placed little hide aways on rocks where one is able to relax. Because kids are not allowed,... More 

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Wyckoff, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This hotel's accommodations are gorgeous. The entire hotel and its landscape. The many outdoor areas,the quiet secluded beach, the wonderful hotel photographer, Melina, and the friendly-staff made this trip a favorite for us! The staff is very friendly, but I cannot say enough about Melina, the photographer, who was soo easy to work with. She had great ideas, very artistic... More 

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

we visited Minos Palace for a second time with a three year gap and to our pleasant surprise nothing had changed it was still a pleasant,warm and friendly hotel with some of the same staff as before,food was excellent and plenty of choice.The entertainment staff worked hard day and night. The spar is a must I had a full body... More 

Thank christine g
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Peaceful hotel, rooms with great views over the bay and out to sea. Lovely private beach and sunbathing spots next to the crystal clear sea. Free rent of tennis equipment and classes/activity timetable free of charge. Rent of canoes, paddle board (about €20) and jet ski, wakeboard waterski (€40-€60) down at the beach. Nice 30 minute walk down into town,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

I recently stayed at the Sensimar Palace for 4 nights and had a great break. The hotel is of a high standard and very clean. Staff are wonderful and were always happy to help. The ocean views and gardens are fantastic. The pool and private beach are perfect spots for sunbathing. Pool towels provided, breakfast was superb. Room cleaned daily.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on a rocky headland above the Agios Nikolaos Bay, the Minos Palace enjoys magnificent sea views and is just 2,5 km from the city centre. Sensimar Minos Palace offers 148 units with spectacular views of the Mirabello Bay. The hotel is luxurious but personal, picturesque, having high standards of service and accommodation. Add to this its beautifully landscaped gardens and enviable beach side location. Food & Beverage Facilities: Amalthea Main Restaurant - Indoor & outdoor restaurant located near the pool area. Serving an excellent choice of Greek and International cuisine. Enjoy the table d'hote restaurant with theme evenings offering buffet style also not forgotten are vegetarians & diabetic special menus. Culinarium Inblu Taverna - a tavern overlooking the beach serving lunch, ideal for those seeking al fresco with local specialties. Bacchus Lobby Bar - match your mood for refreshments, coffees or exotic cocktails in an elegant setting by the pool. Island Beach Bar - is the ideal place to relax and socialize, offering exquisite cocktails, hot and cold beverages, light snacks gazing the sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sensimar Minos Palace

Address: Thesi Nisi, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 721 00, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Agios Nikolaos
Price Range: RM588 - RM1,394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sensimar Minos Palace 5*
Number of rooms: 148
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Also Known As:
Hotel Minos Palace
Minos Palace Hotel Crete
Sensimar Minos Palace Agios Nikolaos, Crete
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Agios Nikolaos
#4 Luxury Hotel in Agios Nikolaos
#4 Spa Hotel in Agios Nikolaos
#5 Romantic Hotel in Agios Nikolaos
#15 Family Hotel in Agios Nikolaos
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“Sea view room is 'wow'. Half board is minimum because of distance other restaurants on town (if dont want to go by taxi).”
  • View towards hotel when coming from Spinalonga
  • Just calm
 of 5 bubbles 770rainea, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Worth booking a sea view room”
 of 5 bubbles JaniceF857, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We got eaten by mosquitos in room so bring net or repellant!”
 of 5 bubbles CRDOslo, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We always book a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles kingprawn66, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Sea views are best and the air conditioning on the top floor is the quietest I have experienced.”
 of 5 bubbles Geoff_Pearson, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
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