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The Island Hotel

GIATA-ID: 895

Gouves, Greece

Address

Vlihadas 70014 Kato Gouves Heraklion Crete Island

Phone

+30 28970 42 025Fax: +30 28970 42 031

URL

http://www.theislandhotel.gr/
Property info
Characteristics

Design hotel

Building information

Built in the year

Year: 1990

Year of last renovation

Year: 2009
Number of rooms & other

Auxiliary building

Number: 2

Storeys - adjacent building

Number: 2

Storeys - main building

Number of rooms (total)

Number: 298
Location
Beach

Beach

Sandy

Sun loungers on the beach

Parasols on the beach

General location

Central location

Quiet location

Distances: transport & city

Bus station

Distance: 800 m
Distances: nature

Sea

Distance: 10 m
Facilities
General facilities

Air conditioning

Baggage storage service

Car park

Check-in/out service

Opening hours: 24 h

Lift

Currency exchange desk

Internet access

Laundry service

For a fee

Medical assistance

For a fee

Reception

Opening hours: 24 h

Lobby

WiFi

Foyer

Food & drinks

Bar/pub

Restaurant

Dining area

Room service

For a fee
Entertainment & lifestyle

Theatre hall

Library

Playroom

Shops

Souvenir shop

Supermarket

TV room

Conferences & events

Conference room

Outdoor facilities & pools

Sun loungers

Garden

Indoor pool

Outdoor pool

Parasols

Pool

Freshwater

Poolside bar

Sun terrace

Terrace

Bath towels

Rooms
Room types & layout

Balcony

Bathroom

Living room

Non-smoking room

Terrace

Facilities

Air conditioning

CD player

Ironing set

Heating

Internet access

Mini fridge

Minibar

Telephone

Direct-dial

Safe

Slippers

Tiled floor

TV

Satellite/cable

Desk

WiFi

Free of charge
Beds

Extra bed

Separate bedrooms

Separate

Cot

Double bed

King-size bed

Sofa-bed

Bathroom

Bathrobe

Bathtub

Hairdryer

Magnifying mirror

Shower

Kitchen/Kitchenette

Fridge

Kitchen

Microwave

Tea and coffee making equipment

Location/View

Sea view

Side
Sports
Sports: general

Aerobics

Basketball

Pool/billiards

Darts

Fishing

Gym

Golf

Gymnastics

Table tennis

Tennis

Volleyball

Yoga

Beach and watersports

Beach volleyball

Diving

For a fee

Sailing

Snorkelling

Third-party operator

Surfing

Other watersports

Wellness

Solarium

Anti-ageing treatments

Hammam

Beauty salon

Massage treatments

For a fee

Sauna

For a fee

Steam bath

For a fee

Spa

Hot tub

For a fee
Entertainment

Live music

Board
Catering services

B & B

Breakfast

Buffet

Dinner

Half board

Lunch

À la carte
Additional offers

Live cooking

Vegetarian meals

Miscellaneous

Minimum age

Age: 17
Payment options

Payment options

American ExpressVisaMasterCard

Location

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.

Facilities

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

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.

Sports/Entertainment

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.

Meals

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.

Payment

The hotel accepts the following credit cards: American Express, VISA and MasterCard.