Despo Hotel

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Gouves, Crete, Greek Islands
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Guests love...
  • GreatFamily Hotel
What guests say...
  • Service4.3/572 reviews

    Fantastic service

  • Amenities4.2/537 reviews

    Great amenities

  • Location4/543 reviews

    Great location

Good to know...
  • Clean hotel facilities
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
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Most popular facilities

  • 1Km to beach
  • 1500m to town centre
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Car Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Playground
  • Pool
  • Terrace
  • Wifi

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.

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

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 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Heraklion Airport 55 minutes
To make booking a cheap 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 or to check if you can grab a last minute holiday deal, please see our latest prices and availability.
A selection of available rooms is shown below. There may be more options available, shown after you've made your flight selection.
Single Room with Balcony/Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathtub or Shower
  • Telephone
  • WC
  • Fridge
Superior Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathtub or Shower
  • Telephone
  • WC
  • Fridge
Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace
  • Shower
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Individually adjustable air conditioning
  • Fridge
  • Room size (sqm): 16
  • Extra beds on demand (fees may apply)
  • Bathroom
  • Radio
  • Living Room
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • TV
  • Mini fridge
  • Safe (fees may apply), 2.0 EUR
Guests love...
  • GreatFamily Hotel
What guests say...
  • Service4.3/572 reviews

    Fantastic service

  • Amenities4.2/537 reviews

    Great amenities

  • Location4/543 reviews

    Great location

Good to know...
  • Clean hotel facilities
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
When to go...
t_0300436
Why book with us?
  • Low Deposits from per person
    It’s super easy to secure your holiday right now without paying in full. Just pay a Low Deposit from only per person and pay for the rest later!
  • Price Match Guarantee
    If you book with us & within 24 hours find your holiday on sale at a lower price on a UK based travel website, you can benefit from our Lowest Price Promise, and we’ll refund you the difference! Subject to T&Cs.
  • Secure Booking
    You can rest assured your booking is in good hands as we take over 2 million people on holiday each year. Plus, we are fully ATOL protected.
  • Monthly Payments available
    For a stress-free booking, simply make an initial deposit today & then follow up with recurring monthly payments!

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