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Gouves, Crete, Greece
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    • 600 Metres from Gouves Beach
    • Children's Pool & Playground

AVAILABLE MAY TO OCTOBER - The Despo Hotel is 600 metres from Gouves sandy beach and approximately two miles from the centre of Gouves village. Gouves is a small, quiet resort and a popular choice for holidays in Crete, with a pretty old town and a sandy beach. The seafront area has a selection of cafes, bars and restaurants and the town, small boutiques and souvenir shops. There is a hotel-run shuttle bus to the beach daily and it is there you will find a water sport centre with all the usual activities. Built in a traditional rustic style, the Hotel Despo is surrounded by mature, well kept gardens and has a beautiful backdrop of the Dikti Mountains. The 73 guestrooms have a balcony or terrace and optional air conditioning facilities (with extra charge) and there is a swimming pool and a children,s pool onsite. All of your wining and dining requirements are covered by the hotels all inclusive programme served from the restaurant and bars.

There is a large outdoor swimming pool with sun beds and umbrellas, main bar, snack bar, large main restaurant and taverna, children's pool and playground and guest parking, 24hr reception, lobby area,TV in reception area, table tennis, pool table, reception, sunbeds and umbrellas at the pool.

Additional charges for: Telephone calls and faxes, safe deposit boxes, billiards, late checkout rooms(departure after 12.00pm), babysitting, drinks in bar after 23.00pm, brand name and premium drinks, expresso, cappuccino, bottled wine, canned drinks, champagne, special evenings, air conditioning, fridge,TV.

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Breakfast, Continental, Restaurant, Daily: 08:00 - 10:00.
Lunch, Restaurant, Daily: 13:00 - 14:30.
Dinner, Restaurant, Daily.
Ice Cream; Snacks, Daily: 15:00 - 18:00.

The guest rooms offer a private bathroom , radio, maid service and balcony or terrace, TV, fridge. Safe deposit boxes at extra charge payable locally. A/C is available on request and works just with remote control which guest receive at the reception (payable locally). Bathtub and hairdryer in Superior rooms only. Mini Fridge not mini bar.

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