This hotel is located on the beach, just 30 m from the bus stop, 100 m from the nearest bars, shops and restaurants and 7 km from the centre of Rethymnon, the third largest town on Crete, an intriguing mixture of old-world charm and lively Cretan life. The vivacious atmosphere of the Old Town is just the place for a stroll on long summer evenings. The different eras and influences on the town can be seen in the unusual architecture and buildings. Around the picturesque harbour, tourists can see the Venetian influence that later gave way to the Turkish regime. The multitude of bars, cafes, tavernas, kafenions and clubs are guaranteed to provide entertainment to suit everyone's taste.Renovated in 2008, this family-friendly beach hotel comprises a total of 519 rooms and is well-known for its classic aristocratic buildings and for offering its guests friendly and personal service of the highest quality. One of the most beautifully planned hotels in Greece, the hotel is everyone's ideal choice of holiday resort hotel. The Cretan village-style bungalows and traditional main building are set in 80,000 m² of gardens interspersed with colourful plants and shade-giving, ancient trees. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility and lift access. It also offers a hairdressing salon, a TV lounge, a children's playground and a kids' club. Furthermore, guests can relax in the cafe, bar or restaurant and conference facilities and WLAN Internet access are also at their disposal. Guests can take advantage of the room and laundry services (the latter for an additional fee) and there is parking available for those arriving by car. They will also find a bicycle hire station on the premises.