Despo Hotel

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Short walk to beach
  • Sun terrace
  • Children's pool
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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Situated just outside the charming town of Gouves, the Despo Hotel is perfectly located for those seeking peace and quiet. With 73 rooms, the small hotel offers a traditional and ... Continue reading

Situated just outside the charming town of Gouves, the Despo Hotel is perfectly located for those seeking peace and quiet. With 73 rooms, the small hotel offers a traditional and laid-back setting for your holiday, with the nearest sandy beach just 1km from the hotel. The interesting cities of Hersonissos and Heraklion are just a short jaunt away, making it well served for day trips.

The hotel has a lobby and reception area, along with plenty of family-friendly amenities. There is a children’s playground as well as a separate children’s pool. Activities such as billiards and table tennis are also available. If you’d rather kick back and relax, you can linger at the poolside bar with a drink or enjoy the sunbeds and sun loungers located around the pool. The hotel is within easy reach of bus stops, so you’ll never be too far away from a wealth of bars and restaurants as well as shops, supermarkets and the vibrant city centre.

Despo Hotel’s rooms are comfortable and well-equipped with everything needed for your stay. 24 hour reception provides additional support, as well as dry cleaning and luggage storage. Wi-Fi is available to use at a cost.

Rooms have twin beds with air conditioning, fridge, safety deposit box, private bathroom and balcony or terrace with garden or pool view. Superior rooms with garden view and single rooms with garden view are also available at a supplement.

Food and drink aims to cater to all tastes, with a continental breakfast provided from 8-10am. The hotel has two restaurants and benefits from an all-inclusive option. This includes hot and cold soft drinks, beer, snacks and even excellent local spirits.

Activities

  • Billiards Children's playground Table tennis

Other facilities

  • 24hr Reception Car hire Currency exchange Dry cleaning Fax/photocopying Garden Luggage storage Outdoor pool (seasonal) Sun terrace

Facilities

  • Air conditioning Paid WiFi Safety deposit box* WiFi at a cost of €2 per hour

Food and Drink

The breakfast type is Continental and it is provided from 08:00 - 10:00. The hotel has 2 restaurants. All-Inclusive: All-Inclusive includes softdrinks (Service Hours: 11:00 - 22:30), beer (Service Hours: 11:00 - 22:30), snacks (Service Hours: 15:00 - 18:00), local spirits (Service Hours: 11:00 - 22:30), cake and pastries (Service Hours: 15:00 - 17:00), coffee and tea (Service Hours: 11:00 - 22:30) and wine (Service Hours: 11:00 - 22:30).

Other Information

The following payments are accepted: Visa Card, American Express and Euro/Master Card. Additional fees may apply for certain facilities, amenities or activities.

Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Despo Hotel in Gouves easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Despo Hotel with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Greek,
Currency: Euro (€)
€1 = £0.90

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Hotel address : Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete, Greek Islands, 70014

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A selection of available rooms is shown below. More options may be available.
  • Double Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Additional Beds: 1 Sofa Bed
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual w. Extra fee)
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Balcony
    • Balcony or Terrace
    • Bathroom
    • Double Bed
    • Twin Bed
    • Tiled
    • Mini Fridge
    • Phone
    • Safe (extra fee)
    • Shower
    • Terrace
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Shower
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Radio
    • Fridge
    • Extra beds on demand (fees may apply)
    • Bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • TV
    • Mini fridge
    • Safe (fees may apply), 2.0 EUR
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Land View
    • Air conditioning
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Hair Dryer
    • Safe
    • Bathtub or Shower
    • Telephone
    • WC
    • Fridge
  • Economy Double Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Additional Beds: 1 Sofa Bed
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual w. Extra fee)
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Balcony
    • Balcony or Terrace
    • Bathroom
    • Double Bed
    • Twin Bed
    • Mini Fridge
    • Phone
    • Safe (extra fee)
    • Shower
    • Terrace
  • Economy Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Land View
    • Air conditioning
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Hair Dryer
    • Safe
    • Bathtub or Shower
    • Telephone
    • WC
    • Fridge
  • Economy Twin Room
    • Telephone
    • Bathroom with Shower
    • Sat TV
  • Economy Twin Room Ground Floor Ground Floor
    • Telephone
    • Bathroom with Shower
    • Sat TV
  • Single Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Fridge
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Shower
    • Bathroom
    • Radio
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • TV
    • Mini fridge
    • Safe (fees may apply), 2.0 EUR
  • Single Room with Balcony/Terrace and Garden View
    • Fridge
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Shower
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • TV
    • Mini fridge
    • Safe (fees may apply), 2.0 EUR
  • Superior Double Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Additional Beds: 1 Sofa Bed
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual w. Extra fee)
    • Baby Cot (free of charge)
    • Balcony
    • Balcony or Terrace
    • Bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • Double Bed
    • Twin Bed
    • Tiled
    • Hairdryer
    • Mini Fridge
    • Phone
    • Radio
    • Safe (extra fee)
    • Terrace
    • TV
  • Superior Double or Twin Room
    • Extra beds on demand (fees may apply)
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • TV
    • Mini fridge
    • Safe (fees may apply), 2.0 EUR
  • Superior Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Fridge
    • Shower
    • Bathroom
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Radio
    • Extra beds on demand (fees may apply)
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • TV
    • Mini fridge
    • Safe (fees may apply), 2.0 EUR
  • Superior Family Room
    • Extra beds on demand (fees may apply)
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • TV
    • Mini fridge
    • Safe (fees may apply), 2.0 EUR
  • Superior Family Room with Balcony/Terrace
    • Air conditioning
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Safe
    • Shower
    • Telephone
    • TV
    • Fridge
  • Superior Triple Room
    • Telephone
    • Bathroom with Shower
    • Sat TV
  • Superior Twin Room
    • Telephone
    • Bathroom with Shower
    • Sat TV
  • Triple Room
    • Telephone
    • Bathroom with Shower
    • Sat TV
  • Twin Room
    • Telephone
    • Bathroom with Shower
    • Sat TV
  • Twin Room with Balcony
    • Telephone
    • Bathroom with Shower
    • Sat TV

Questions and Answers about Despo Hotel

If you can’t find what you’re looking for or if you have a question about this specific hotel, please get in touch via the Add a Question button below. Our knowledgeable team will aim to respond to your question within 72 hours. In the meantime, previously asked questions can be found below and answers to some of the most commonly asked questions can be found on our FAQs page.

4 Questions | 11 Answers

Hi
Yes the hotel offers day and evening entertainment
Regards

Added 1 year, 3 months ago.

By Sally.Dademo, loveholidays.com team member

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Hello, Entertainment will be offered in June. Regards

Added 1 year, 3 months ago.

By Leanne, loveholidays.com team member

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At the time of booking we can contact/request this with the accommodation
Regards

Added 1 year, 6 months ago.

By Karen.Blackburn, loveholidays.com team member

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The hotel have provided gluten free meals in the past but they do need to made aware in advance we advise you to book via our call centre so we can check this will be guaranteed before you book

Added 1 year, 6 months ago.

By Zara.Drant, loveholidays.com team member

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Hello, Unfortunately we do not have the information to be able to answer your question. If you contact the hotel directly (+30 2897 041242) and advise them of your dietary needs they will be able to provide a correct answer for you, Regards

Added 1 year, 6 months ago.

By Leanne, loveholidays.com team member

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Hello bex
The greeks do still advise it but in many large hotel complexes this is unnecessary now as they are capable of dealing with it

Added 1 year, 8 months ago.

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By Zara.Drant, loveholidays.com team member

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Hi Bex, must hotels in Greece provide a bin for paper to help with their drainage issues.

Added 1 year, 8 months ago.

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By Lisa.Weldon, loveholidays.com team member

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Hi there, Unfortunately in the vast majority of hotels, restaurants and Bars the sewage systems aren’t able to cope with paper waste so you must use the bins provided. Newer establishments are built using modern systems and pipework so bins aren’t necessary. Kind Regards

Added 1 year, 8 months ago.

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By Gemma.Larder, loveholidays.com team member

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Hello, Yes this is still the case in Greece. Regards

Added 1 year, 8 months ago.

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By Leanne, loveholidays.com team member

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Rooms have safes, thanks Esther

Added 2 years, 2 months ago.

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By Esther, loveholidays.com team member

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Hello, Rooms at this property feature safes. Thanks

Added 2 years, 2 months ago.

By Leanne, loveholidays.com team member

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