The Island HotelGIATA-ID: 895
Built in the year
Year of last renovation
Storeys - adjacent building
Storeys - main building
Number of rooms (total)
Sun loungers on the beach
Parasols on the beach
Baggage storage service
Currency exchange desk
Tea and coffee making equipment
B & B
The hotel is located on the beach of the new fashionable district of Gouves. Sightseeing such as the Cretaquarium, Archaeological Museum and the famous Knossos Palace are a short driving distance away. The bus station is roughly 500 m from the hotel and Heraklion International Airport is just 17 km away.
Units include 298 rooms located in a 2-storey main building and 2 auxiliary buildings. At this property, which includes a lift and a 24-hour reception desk in the lobby, a check-in/check-out service is available round the clock. A baggage storage service, a currency exchange service, a TV room, a playroom, a library, a conference room and a theatre hall are available. Wireless internet access allows guests to stay connected while on holiday. A number of shops, including a supermarket and souvenir shop, are great for shopping or just browsing. A garden provides extra space for rest and relaxation in the open air. Guests arriving by car can park their vehicles in the car park.
Rooms feature a living area, a kitchen and a bathroom. Air conditioning and central heating ensure comfortable temperatures. Guests can enjoy the sea view from a balcony or terrace. The rooms have a double bed and a sofa bed. Separate bedrooms can be booked. Children's beds and extra beds can be requested for younger guests. Amenities in some rooms include a safe, a minibar and a desk. A refrigerator, a mini fridge, a microwave and a tea/coffee station are standard features. An ironing set is provided for guests' convenience. A direct dial telephone, a television with satellite/cable channels, a CD player and WiFi (no extra charge) are provided as well. Guests will also find slippers in their rooms. Bathrooms are equipped with a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer, a vanity mirror and bathrobes are available for daily use. The hotel has non-smoking rooms.
The indoor and outdoor pools are ideal for exercise as well as relaxation. Refreshing drinks at the pool bar and a relaxing soak in the hot tub (for a fee) offer the perfect way to unwind. A terrace with sun loungers and parasols is available. The hotel offers an extensive outdoor sports programme, including tennis, beach volleyball, volleyball, basketball, golf and fishing. Alternatively, guests can try out sailing or, for a fee, diving. Sports enthusiasts are also offered a wide range of indoor activities, including a gym, table tennis, billiards, darts, yoga, callisthenics and aerobics. There is a wellness area with a spa, a hammam, a beauty salon, anti-ageing treatments and a solarium and, for an additional fee, a sauna, a steam bath and massage treatments. Evening entertainment includes live music.
Various dining options are available, including a restaurant, a dining room and a bar. Catering options include bed and breakfast and half board. A generous breakfast buffet, a lunch à la carte and dinner offer plenty of delicious variety. Special culinary options, such as vegetarian dishes, are also available. The show cooking is a particularly special attraction.
The hotel accepts the following credit cards: American Express, VISA and MasterCard.