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bucharest
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

nice and clean location. because is a small propriety it is not so crowded. just across the street from sea but there is no beach there. be aware of all inclusive package. is not like you are used to. bars are opened one by one, they serve spirits only evening time and poor quality(for instance if you want a coffee... More 

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Thank mcm_mak
MarianaChrysogonou, Directeur général at Gouves Sea and Mare Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Kalimera !! Many thanks for your comment and for coming to our small family hotel. Just a precision to make about the coffee you were speaking about. Despite bars open one by one, you can drink a coffee at the hotel whenever you want : from 7h30 am to 10.00 am during breakfast at the restaurant, then from 10 am... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We stayed this very friendly apartment for 10 nights in August 2016 (family of 4 - two 10 & 15 yrs old daughters) . The couple who runs (Eva & Haris) are very welcoming and helpful with travel guide. We arrived very late - after midnight due to flight delays but Haris was waiting for us and opened our apartment... More 

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Thank pgrowleys
MarianaChrysogonou, Directeur général at Gouves Sea and Mare Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Kalimera ! Thanks for coming !!! Hope to see you soon and again on this fabulous island of Crete ! Best regards The Management More 

Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We have been there at august 2014,this hotel is awesome! Beat hotel food i have ever had,tasty sauseges,amazing lasagna,and way more.its really close to the beach,where you can see planes from there.the pool is way better than you imagine,it doesnt smell like chlore,the temp is cool (in the good way) there are actuall water slides over there!!and the raverna oh,i... More 

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MarianaChrysogonou, Directeur général at Gouves Sea and Mare Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Kalimera !!! Many thanks for your so enthusiastic and joyful comment about our small familiy hotel ! We are very happy that you've seen the changes we've made from 2014 and hope you will come back again to note our improvements to come ;-) We consider you as our ambassors in your country to praise our Gouves Sea Hotel &... More 

1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 July 2016

In Septeber 2015, we spent great 12 days with our friends. Although we arrived late at night, the staff was very friendly and caring. They fed as and helped us with our bags and accommodation. We had 5 rooms over the pool and we enjoyed it as it was only for us. The pool were very clean and quiet. No... More 

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1 Thank Luiza D
MarianaChrysogonou, Propriétaire at Gouves Sea and Mare Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Kalimera ! Many thanks for your message. We feel very pleased about your satisfaction and hope, of course and according your last words, that we will have the pleasure to welcome you again in our small hotel. Maybe next year ? ;-) Best regards from Gouves and the island of Crete The hotel management More 

Timisoara, Romania
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We stayed here for a week with our 3 year old boy. We arrived late at night, but the person from reception was very nice and helped us with our bags and accommodation. We went All Inclusive. The food was good but not diverse. By the end of the week we needed a change in our daily menu. The beach... More 

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1 Thank AnaMihai2016
MarianaChrysogonou, Propriétaire at Gouves Sea and Mare Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comment and for your coming to our small pretty hotel. For the season 2016, we have changed our Chef and totally upgrated our buffet. We hope you will be back soon to see and enjoy our food there. Best regards from Crete The Hotel Manager More 

Gliwice, Poland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 December 2015

We arrived for 5 nights at the end of September. Overall the rooms are clean and tidy, however upon our arrival there was only cold water flowing. Fixed after contacting the reception. High variety of food and drinks and great service - we enjoyed our time while stationary. There are 3 bars, unfortunetaly only one open at a time. The... More 

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MarianaChrysogonou, Propriétaire at Gouves Sea and Mare Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Kalimera Many thanks for your comment and for coming to our small family hotel ! Hope to welcome you again for your next stay here in Crete. Best regards from Gouves The Hotel Management More 

Scotland
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Arrived after the dining room had closed for the night. Check in was very quick and the receptionist took us to the dining room where they had kept a plate of lovely cold food. We were then taken to our room by the receptionist. The room was huge with a proper double bed which made a change from the usual... More 

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Thank aliannesim
MarianaChrysogonou, Propriétaire at Gouves Sea and Mare Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Kalimera !! Many thanks for coming to our small family hotel ! Hope to welcome and see you again soon for your next stay here in Crete. Best regards from Gouves Sea Hotel & Suites The Hotel Management More 

Bellingham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Hotel and food very good. all food of a high standard and service very friendly .Poolside bar very near the road which one crossed to be in the sea....may sound odd but fine...sitting with a beer after a dunk in the sea was great. Gouves is a fairly quiet place but with enough bars and restaurants to keep one happy.... More 

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1 Thank David L
MarianaChrysogonou, Propriétaire at Gouves Sea and Mare Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Kalimera !! Many thanks for coming to our small family hotel ! Hope to welcome you again for your next stay here in Crete. Best regards from Gouves Sea Hotel & Suites The Hotel Management More 

Weymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

According to hotel's website it is a four star hotel, wrong three star would be generous. Whilst hotel is nice and clean it fails to mention yes it has three bars not all open at same time. Beach side pool bar open until 6 pm but can only have local beer or wines no spirits untill 6 30 no spirits... More 

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2 Thank cathy m
MarianaChrysogonou, Directeur général at Gouves Sea and Mare Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear madam, We want to take care about our guests, from years now (from 1979) and many things have changed meanwhile. For the season 2016, we have changed our Chef and totally upgrated our buffet into a greek style only : no italian, chinese or international buffet. Only greek food because we want our guests enjoy what we call here... More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Truly awful holiday experience! This is not a 4 star hotel it is 2 maximum and that is being nice. We arrive at reception after the walk up the driveway, to be asked for the paperwork to allow us to stay at the hotel, i presented the email that i had printed off with my transaction id booking summary etc,... More 

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3 Thank Kerry O
MarianaChrysogonou, Directeur général at Gouves Sea and Mare Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear guest, We want to take care about our guests, from years now (from 1979) and many things have changed meanwhile. For the season 2016, we have changed our Chef and totally upgrated our buffet into a greek style only : no italian, chinese or international buffet. Only greek food because we want our guests enjoy what we call here... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Crete and Hotel Gouves Sea ****... Our well-situated, comfortable and family hotel, in front of the Aegean Sea, will be the first great souvenir of your trip and an excellent place to go to visit all the most important cities of Crete : 18km from the airport, 22km from Héraklion, 30km from archeological site of Knossos, 45km from Agios Nikolaos, 85km from Ierapetra, 98km from Rethymno, 115km from Sitia, 158km from Chania. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gouves Sea and Mare Hotel & Suites

Address: Gouves Pediados, Gouves, Crete 700 14, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Gouves
Price Range: $106 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gouves Sea and Mare Hotel & Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Hotel And Suites Gouves Mare
Hotel Gouves Mare
Mare Hotel Gouves
Gouves Sea And Mare Hotel & Suites Crete, Greece
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“what you pay is what you get”
 of 5 bubbles mcm_mak, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“1st floor Rooms on the back - not facing swimming pool area - has beautiful garden view and quieter”
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“all seemed good”
 of 5 bubbles DavidL446, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Don't go for a private pool!.”
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“sea view only at gouves sea....not gouves mare”
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