Despo Hotel

Hotel star rating:

  1. Gouves
  2. Crete
  3. Greek Islands

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  • Excellent Family Hotel

What guests say...

Service 4.4/541 reviews
Fantastic service
Location 4.2/521 reviews
Great location
Cleanliness 3.5/524 reviews

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  • Pleasant hotel grounds
Despo Hotel
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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 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 (additional charge), 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.

Top Facilities
  • 1Km to beach
  • 1500m to town centre
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Car Hire
  • Currency exchange
  • Playground
  • Pool
  • Terrace
  • WiFi
    • Facilities

      • Air conditioning (Additional charge)
      • Paid WiFi
      • Safety deposit box
      • WiFi at a cost of €2 per hour
    • Sports

      • Billiards/Snooker
      • Children's Pool
      • Darts
      • Golf
      • Outdoor Pool(s)
      • Parasols
      • Pool bar
      • Sun loungers
      • Sun terrace
      • Table Tennis
    • 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

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 cake and pastries (Service Hours: 15:00 - 17:00), wine (Service Hours: 11:00 - 22:30), coffee and tea (Service Hours: 11:00 - 22:30), local spirits (Service Hours: 11:00 - 22:30), softdrinks (Service Hours: 11:00 - 22:30), beer (Service Hours: 11:00 - 22:30) and snacks (Service Hours: 15:00 - 18:00).

Other Information

Payment facilities include Euro/Master Card, American Express and Visa Card. Additional fees may apply for certain facilities, amenities or activities. City /Tourist tax is payable locally.

Overnight Stay Tax, charged per night, per room. The amounts are detailed below and are to be paid directly to the hotel upon check-in:

Hotel Accommodation:

5 Star: €4.00

4 Star: €3.00

3 Star: €1.50

1-2 Stars: €0.50

Furnished Rooms/Apartments:

4 Keys: €1.00

3 Keys: €0.50

1-2 Keys: €0.25

Points of interest
  • Beach/Sea 600m
  • Chania Airport 2h 30m
  • Heraklion Airport 55m

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