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Despo Hotel

Despo Hotel Gouves, Crete

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Two accommodation blocks, one hosting the standard rooms the other, superior rooms. Painted white and lemon with terracotta roofs, wooden shutters and doors, balconies are reasonably sized with coordinated wooden frontages. Some rooms have terraces that are below ground level, but these are more spacious than the balconies.

Property type: Hotel
Balcony/Terrace: All rooms
Storeys: 3


The reception has some leather sofas that surround a TV, leading to an unused bar with dated furniture and extending to a terrace overlooking the pool.
Restaurant is traditionally styled with terracotta tiled canopies and attractive stone archways and leads to a shaded terrace.

Rooms: 73


Grounds are landscaped with a variety of colourful flowers and manicured trees. Some traffic noise in the pool area at the front, but this is drowned out at times by the loud music.
Pool has metal steps entry only with a separate sizeable children’s pool and tiled surround which may become crowded at full capacity. Stone built pool bar has an adjacent shaded terrace with plastic furnishings. To the rear of the restaurant is a further unused bar and entertainment area covered in vines.


Area Type: Despo Hotel Gouves is located 50 metres back from the busy main highway, with a few other apartments and small hotels in the vicinity, the property sits adjacent to a large car park with rural countryside to the rear. Taverna is 150 metres away with a wider choice in the resort centre, a 10 minute walk away. A bus stop for Hersonissos is on the main road.
Nearest beach: 600 metres (Gouves)


  • All Inclusive
    • All inclusive available
  • Bars
    • Poolside bar
  • Eating
    • A la carte restaurant
  • Pools
    • Angular
    • Children’s pool/section
  • Public facilities
    • Children’s playground
    • Indoor games
    • Internet terminal(s)
  • In-room facilities
    • Air conditioning
    • Hairdryer
    • Minibar/fridge
    • Safes