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Deluxe Room (Inland View)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£74* Per night/room 26 Oct - 27 Oct

Annex Luxury Split Level Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, Sea View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

One Bedroom Luxury Suite Sea View Private Pool

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Two Bedroom Luxury Suite Sea View outdoor Hot Tub

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Premium Suite (Inland View)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the free breakfast at Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Star Beach Water Park. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas and a free beach shuttle, plus 3 restaurants. Built in 1990, this 4-star hotel has 96 rooms over 2 floors. Free WiFi and furnished balconies/patios are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with furnished balconies or patios, pillowtop beds and LCD TVs
  • Free buffet breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • For dining with ocean views, stop by MAIN RESTAURANT 'NATURA', one of the property's 3 restaurants and 3 bars/lounges
  • Take a swim in the seasonal outdoor pool or soak in the spa tub
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes a gym
  • Guests have good things to say about the accommodation for the spaciousness and low noise level
  • Just a 2-minute drive from Star Beach Water Park and a few minutes from Aquaworld Aquarium
  • Free beach shuttle service

Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.0 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience

Couples (2)
1 out of 5
We had an extremely stressful stay, where we were so unhappy, we checked out several days early on 4 June. Having recently married in April, we chose a 4 star resort because this was to be our honeymoon and we expected comfort and luxury. We selected a maisonette with balcony when booking. Our maisonette was dark and cramped, with no privacy, on a busy street. The bedroom was upstairs, with bathroom downstairs – so annoying when you need the bathroom in the night. The balcony was tiny, without a proper door. It had no privacy, as it overlooked the other maisonettes. Only a small ledge for drinks and no room for a table. The only other outdoor seating area was a narrow terrace at the front door, unpleasant to use, next to the road with passers-by constantly looking in on us and a heavy volume of noisy traffic and petrol fumes. The pool area lacked privacy as staff continually used it as a shortcut! We were informed that an ‘upgrade’ would cost an additional 20 Euros per night but felt we had already paid over the odds. We were next door to a sports bar, with loud music continuing into the early hours, preventing sleep. We had an upsetting incident with an extremely rude waiter for which the manager apologised and sent wine and fruit to us, but then effectively undid the apology by allowing the same waiter to walk past our door using the ‘shortcut’ to the restaurant. Because of all this, we do not believe this accommodation merits 4 stars or the £800 we spent on it.

Posted by on 22 Jun 2019

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5 out of 5
super hotel

Posted by on 9 Jul 2021

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About the Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience

Location Costa Varnali street, Hersonissos, Crete Island 70014

Property Features

Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience offers its guests a seasonal outdoor pool, a kids' pool, a spa tub, and a fitness centre. There are 3 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafΘ and a nearby snack bar/deli. For a drink, you can stop by one of the onsite bars, including 2 poolside bars and 3 bars/lounges. Free breakfast is available daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Spa services, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the family-friendly Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. A complete renovation of Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience was completed in January 2019. This 4-star Hersonissos hotel is smoke free.

  • 96 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 15 buildings
  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 bars by the pool
  • 3 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1990
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Swim-up bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Beauty salon
  • Computer for guest use
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site
  • Locker space

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Free beach shuttle; airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience offers 96 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels and Netflix. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and an iron/ironing board. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Netflix
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout curtains
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or cupboard

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

MAIN RESTAURANT 'NATURA' – Overlooking the ocean and pool, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Luna Rossa – Overlooking the ocean and pool, this theme restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and only serves dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

MONASTERY GREEK EATERY – Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specialises in local cuisine and only serves dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open selected days.

Asian a la carte – Overlooking the ocean, this theme restaurant specialises in Asian cuisine and only serves dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

'NEPTUNE' POOL BAR – This bar overlooks the ocean and pool. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

A children's pool, a seasonal outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

  • Number of treatment rooms 4
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 48 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts major credit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Eurocard, debit cards and cash

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. This property accepts major credit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Eurocard, debit cards and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-in and contactless checkout are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Health First (Greece) guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows regional sanitisation guidelines Health First (Greece)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property Registry Number – 1039K033A0034000
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4 per accommodation, per night
  • Airport shuttle transfer per adult: EUR 40 (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle transfer per child: EUR 0 (one-way), (up to 12 years old)

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 40 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Esperides Villas Apartment Chersonissos
  • Esperides Villas Chersonissos
  • Esperides Villas Apartment Hersonissos
  • Esperides Villas Apartment
  • Esperides Villas Hersonissos
  • Esperides Villas
  • Esperides Villas Hotel Chersonisos
  • Esperides Hotel Hersonissos
  • Esperides Villas Koutouloufari, Crete
  • Esperides Villas Hotel Hersonissos
  • Esperides Villas Hotel
  • Esperides Resort Hersonissos
  • Esperides Resort
  • Esperides Hersonissos
  • Esperides Resort Spa
  • Esperides Crete Resort The Authentic Experience
  • Esperides Resort Crete The Authentic Experience
  • Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience Hotel
  • Esperides Crete Boutique Resort The Authentic Experience
  • Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience Hersonissos

You should know

  • Onsite cash transactions can't exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations. For more details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 72 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • The seasonal pool will open in April and close in November.
  • Pool access available from 9 AM to 7 PM
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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