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Wimbledon
Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

This hotel is amazing. The staff are attentive without being intrusive. The rooms and public areas are spotless. No matter how late we arrived at the pool there was always sunbeds available. The WiFi is better in public areas but sporadic in bedroom. No big issue for us though. The views from our room were absolutely stunning. I have been...

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bluegr_Management, Manager at Sensimar Minos Palace, responded to this review

Dear Helen, Thank you very much for choosing Sensimar Minos Palace and for sharing your experiences with other travellers. We hope you had a smooth flight home. We are delighted to see, how much you enjoyed your well deserved holidays and how much you appreciate our service, the cleanliness and the stunning views you have from nearly each point of...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2013

This is an amazing hotel, we had a sea view which was amazing.we sat on the balcony watching the cruise ships sailing into the port which is about a forty minute walk from the hotel or you could catch the bus from the end of the drive. The hotel staff were excellent,friendly and very helpful. The sunbathing platforms are amazing...

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bluegr_Management, Manager at Sensimar Minos Palace, responded to this review

Dear Eileen, Thank you very much for visiting Crete and for staying with us in Sensimar Minos Palace and for sharing your experiences with other travellers. We highly appreciate your kind feedback and are pleased to see, how much you enjoyed your well deserved holidays and the small details, we give with pleasure to our guests. Your kind words for...

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2013

This was a last minute booking and we were overall pleased with the hotel but we have stayed in 4* hotels in Crete that were on a par if not better. The location is beautiful but the hotel grounds require you to be able to cope with all the steps and slopes. The bed was the most uncomfortable we have...

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bluegr_Management, Manager at Sensimar Minos Palace, responded to this review

Dear Jane, Thank you very much for coming to Crete and for staying in Sensimar Minos Beach. We hope you had a pleasant trip home. We are pleased to see, that you enjoyed especially our food and with pleasure we will forward your compliments as additional motivation to our team. Also the rest of your review found our full attention....

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Great location, helpful and friendly staff, lovely hotel and delicious food. We were lucky enough to be upgraded to a suite with a shared pool which was wonderful . Our patio was sheltered and private, the pool a good size and we also had access to a small private garden. Our room was very comfortable with more cupboard space than...

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bluegr_Management, Manager at Sensimar Minos Palace, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you very much for making Sensimar Minos Palace the hotel of your choice and for sharing your experiences with other travellers. We hope you had a pleasant trip home. It's nice to see, that you enjoyed your well deserved holidays and appreciate especially our service, the food, the location and the quiet and peaceful atmosphere in the...

South Wales
Reviewed 12 October 2013

I would first like to say thank you to all the staff who were always so pleasant and helpful and to the chambermaids who did such an excellent job during the two weeks we spent at the Minos Palace. It was our 35th Wedding Anniversary towards the end of our stay and it was a lovely surprise when a bottle...

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bluegr_Management, Manager at Sensimar Minos Palace, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you so much for coming to Sensimar Minos Palace for such a very special occasion and for sharing your experiences with other travellers. We hope you had a safe trip home and took also some Cretan sun with you. We are very pleased to read, that you enjoyed your holiday and appreciate especially the efforts our team...

Freshwater, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Perched on a rocky peninsular, this hotel has the best views ever. It is surrouned on 3 sides by water with a labyrinth of little pathways guiding you to clifftop and beachside sunbathing areas. I don't know how to described the location of the hotel, except "its fabulous!" Great food. Great staff. Great restaurant and, a hotel that happily provides...

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bluegr_Management, Manager at Sensimar Minos Palace, responded to this review

Dear Mick, Thank you very much for choosing Sensimar Minos Palace and for sharing your experiences with other travellers. We hope you had a smooth flight home. We are pleased to read, how much you enjoyed your well deserved holidays and how much you appreciate the location, the food and our service. Your kind words for the whole team are...

surrey
Reviewed 2 October 2013

This was our ninth visit to the Minos Palace Hotel and yet again we had a lovely holiday! Location, views, weather, food all excellent and backed up by friendly and helpful staff for whom nothing is too much trouble!! Sitting out on the terrace at breakfast and dinner looking at the seaview and AgNik is truly lovely, the whole atmosphere...

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bluegr_Management, Manager at Sensimar Minos Palace, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you very much for returning again to Sensimar Minos Palace and for sharing your experiences with other travellers. We hope you had a pleasant flight home. We highly appreciate your loyalty and are pleased to read, that again your enjoyed your well deserved holidays and found the relaxation you were looking for. Like every year, it was...

Oxton
Reviewed 1 October 2013

What an amazing hotel. The location is spectacular ; beautiful gardens and wonderful sea views. We had a very warm and friendly welcome from helpful staff. Our room was so comfortable and spotlessly clean. Restaurant service was brilliant , the food delicious and plentiful and very varied both at breakfast and dinner. What wonderful chefs ! The Kulinarium was very...

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bluegr_Management, Manager at Sensimar Minos Palace, responded to this review

Dear Sue, Thank you very much for choosing Sensimar Minos Palace and for sharing your experiences with other travellers. We hope you had a smooth trip hope. We appreciate your kind feedback and with pleasure we will forward your kind words as an additional motivation to our collegues, as this is the nicest way to say them "Thank you". It...

Ulverston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2013

this was a super holiday my daughter and I have just returned from this lovely hotel, the staff were all very friendly and so helpful, the manager was always around in the hotel and very approachable, Buffet breakfast and dinner was plentiful and very tasty, we met many people who had been returning year after year we will return again,...

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bluegr_Management, Manager at Sensimar Minos Palace, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you very much for making Sensimar Minos Palace the hotel of your choice and for sharing your experiences with other travellers. We hope you had a pleasant flight home. It's nice to see, that you enjoyed your well deserved holidays and appreciate especially the breakfast buffet, the views and the quiet atmosphere. Your praise for the whole...

Knutsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2013

we have been returning to this hotel for 16 years, that almost says everything! The location is beautiful,the hotel is very comfortable and there have been many improvements over the years..the food is excellent with a wide range of choice and a chef who is willing to prepare special dishes.Above all the staff could not be more helpful or considerate...

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bluegr_Management, Manager at Sensimar Minos Palace, responded to this review

Dear James, Thank you so much for visiting for so many years and for sharing your experiences with other travellers. We hope you had a safe trip home. For us it's a big honour to welcome you since so many years and we are very pleased to read, that you enjoyed your well deserved holidays again so much. The satisfaction...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
Room types
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: RM515 - RM1,234 (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 Spa Hotel in Agios Nikolaos
#4 Luxury Hotel in Agios Nikolaos
#4 On the Beach 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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