Advantages: Hot weather, nice food, everythings cheaper than in England Disadvantages: Dangerous roads
...on the North of the island and all of the main towns are on the coast and most hotels are in the towns or a few miles outside of them. I stayed very near Rethymno in the Rithyma Beach hotel which was part of the Grecotel chain. Though I won't go into detail about the hotel I'll stick to category - Crete in general! Places to stay in Crete vary quite widely and there are hotels to suit every budget. Though...
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Review of Crete (Greece)
Advantages: Bar staff are mainly friendly, Corralejo resort is beautiful, Variety of food, Variety of pools. Disadvantages: Rooms are of a poor standard, Food isn't great, Night-time entertainment is non-existant.
...-time and without delay, we were greeted by the front-end staff who gave us a quick 5 minute talk about the hotel. Where to find things, what time breakfast and dinner was - the usual 'need-to-knows' when arriving at your hotel. We were also given a map of the resort, although it is not a large resort, it is somewhat spacious and the map does help in finding your way around. The lady marked on the map where our room...
Advantages: Character, comfort, location Disadvantages: Minor service niggles, facilites in the bedrooms (lighting etc)
A really pleasant hotel on the banks of the Kennebunk river which is a beautiful place to be. It's a few minutes drive or about 10 minutes walk to the very pretty village of Kennebunkport on the coast of Maine. We were on a touring holiday starting in Boston, driving through New England and ending in New York.
The reception area is welcoming and the staff extremely...