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King Minos Palace Hotel

King Minos Palace Hotel and Bungalows Hersonissos, Crete

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A classically styled half-board hotel in a peaceful uphill location with coastal views from many balconies. Comprises a main building and bungalows leading down to the sea, in colourful gardens.
Evening entertainment is provided and a range of sports facilities are available, with a mini-club for children, although there is no gym or spa.

Popular with

Mostly British guests. Appeals to older couples looking for a peaceful escape and families.

King Minos Palace Hotel Hersonissos

King Minos Palace Hotel and Bungalows Hersonissos


Built into the mountainside along a quiet country lane 150m from the main Hersonissos road. Supermarket and a few tavernas are 400m away and Hersonissos is 1.2km.


Small sandy cove is 150m from the main building and 70m from the bungalows, across a main road. Livelier Star beach is 400m away with sandy bays and rocky outcrops, water sports and a nearby water park and eateries.


Freshwater pool has metal ladder entry. Separate children’s pool is adjacent. Neatly tiled surround and grass terraces have ample sunbeds and a sizeable pool bar and restaurant.

Leisure & Entertainment

Light animation programme features sports and watersports and there is a mini-club for children, tennis courts, a five-aside football pitch and mini-golf. Evening entertainment includes shows and live music.

King Minos Palace Hotel and Bungalows Hersonissos

View from hotel restaurant

Access & Mobility*

King Minos Palace Hotel is not suitable for travellers with mobility problems due to the steps throughout and its uphill location.



Key Points

  • Traditional half-board hotel
  • Renovated in 2006
  • Intimate and relaxed atmosphere
  • Sports facilities
  • Children’s club and pool
  • Evening entertainment



Public Facilities

  • Bar
  • Food Outlet
  • Sport Leisure Facilities
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Internet Terminal
  • Wifi Chargeable
  • Parking
  • Child Friendly

In-room Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar Fridge
  • TV
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer