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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this last minute via Thomas Cook. We booked a room bed and breakfast. The hotel is composed of 3 blocks set round the pool area. On arrival we were greeted by I presume the owner who booked us in. When my husband read out from the board on one side the opening time for the restaurant the owner...

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Clean rooms, nice pool, very pleasant stuff. A breakfast was good. The place is near to the beach but the weather was windy and there were a big waves. The amoudara is small place but there is good connection with Heraklion.

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2Thank Tosko D
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The rooms are spacious, modern, and clean. The A/C worked great. The pool is large and nice and it is a short walk to the beach and really beautiful sunsets! We enjoyed the hotel restaurant for dinner quite a bit - excellent food in our opinion. Very nice breakfast as well.

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Definitely a good hotel to stay at. Plenty of shops and restaurants nearby. Just a few minutes walk from the beach and a bus stop, giving you easy access to Heraklion and several sites e.g. The Palace Knossos. Provides good food and services, the staff are very polite and helpful. The bedrooms, bathrooms and hotel facilities are all very good....

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1Thank Robert P
Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 9 December 2015

We spent excellent time on September, 16-26 in Amoudara, Crete, at the CASRTO hotel. Everything was OK. You only ought to ask for the room looking at the pool (very pleasant) as the streets are not quiet. The staff is friendly. The rooms were cleaned every day. The air-condition, TV, free WiFi etc. worked. The breakfast jams were marvelous with...

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5Thank Rymma A
Brasov, Romania
Reviewed 31 August 2015

as I live in a region with long and rather cold winters,I usually prefer beach holidays with warm foreseeable weather and warm water;so taking into account this years events which affected also holiday resorts,I excluded risky places and my choice narrowed down to Spain and Greece;as the prices in Spain are slightly above those of Greece,I finally decided to chose...

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2Thank Ulysses336
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Goes to the top of I would expect from a 3 star hotel. We had spacious "family" apartment with 2 rooms, 2 balconies and a bathroom. One of the rooms is just for sleep while the other had a wardrobe, an electric stove all the necessary utensils (spoons, forks, knives, plates, frying pans and so on), a normal sized fridge...

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3Thank Alex F
Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Basicly, you get what you pay for. We chose HB option and when I first was the breakfast I was amazed - it had everything I wanted wanted to eat :P My enthusiasm was tempered when we got to our first dinner. Not once was I able to eat everything - I just didn't like it. As for the rooms,...

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1Thank Justyna K
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the hotell for 9 days. During those days we only got towels when we came, only 2 bars of soap, and the bed was made but we never got new bedshits. We even put our towels on the floor and the cleaning ladies just folded that dirty towel and put it on the bed. When we checked...

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2Thank Nidhi S
Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

You can say that aircon is "working" if the only thing that works is the "On" light. There is no hot water at all (morning and night). The water pipes are making a symphony after someone uses the toilet. The bed is a hard springbox and pillows are flat and yellowish (see the picture). Soundproofing is pretty bad. You can...

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Vpanteris, Manager at Castro Hotel, responded to this review

I could really say my side of story , but its really a waste of time ....anyway if you face problems with hotel facilities like turning on and of your climatization , its better to speak with reception and we can effort to help you. Well it seems some people really should choose luxury hotels with 30 Euros when they...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1990, with extensions added in 2001, 2002 and 2006 , CASTRO hotel lies in the middle of Amoudara town only 300m away from the famous sandy beach, just 5 km away from the centre of Heraklion. The hotel Castro has 78 rooms and 4 apartments all recently renovated. There are rooms with sea, mountain and pool view. All rooms have their own bathroom, private balcony, colour TV, telephone device, hairdryer, refrigerator and air-condition.The Hotel offers the conditions to fulfil all the needs of a memorable holiday. Maxim is the name of the restaurant inside the hotel where people can taste the famous and healthy Cretan cuisine. It also has a bar and serves Greek and international dishes as well. Restaurant recently awarded with the specialized “License of Greek Cuisine” by GNTO(EOT).Restaurant is also licensed by Greek Food Quality Control dpt. ( ΕΦΕΤ). By the swimming-pool you will find our pool-bar, where guests can enjoy, apart from a relaxing swim, many refreshments and various cocktails. Our customers can also enjoy our beautiful sunny swimming-pool and sunbath in our garden. The hotel also has reception with 24 hours check-in, a dining room, and a TV Wide screen projector corner. Hotel provides wireless Internet connection Wi-FI (Free) and Internet Corner(surcharge). The Hotel offers various services and facilities, such as a reception, multi-lingual staff, a dining room, Projector wide screen TV, Billiards, Internet Corner, Wi-Fi, an open-air parking area, children pool and a spacious garden. Useful Information -Location -It is very close to the city of Heraklion (only 5km away)-There is a city bus to Heraklion every 20 min-Bus station in front of Hotel -The international Airport is in 11 km -The port is in 8km-Cinema is 800 m -It is only 100m away from the restaurants, bars and supermarkets, rent-a-car ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castro Hotel

Address: A Papandreou str 301 | Gazi Ammoudara, Amoudara, Crete 714 14, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Amoudara
Price Range: RM124 - RM248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Castro Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 82
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Also Known As:
Castro Hotel Heraklion
Castro Hotel Amoudara, Greece - Crete
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Amoudara
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“You ought to ask for the room looking at the pool as the streets are noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles rymmaa, 8 Dec 2015 | Read review
“look for a room in one of the rear buildings as the main road does get quite busy”
 of 5 bubbles J9695QTandrewm, 14 May 2015 | Read review
“There are no good rooms in my opinion , terrible place.”
 of 5 bubbles T1nks73, 4 Oct 2014 | Read review
“There aren't any 'good' rooms as they either face the pool which is a bit 'tired' or the busy road.”
 of 5 bubbles denoobie, 4 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Choose a room from the newer blocks. Ensure your beds are sorted before getting there.”
 of 5 bubbles aisham1186402, 4 Oct 2013 | Read review
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