Aquila Porto Rethymno

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Beach nearby, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Beach nearby, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, sun loungers
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, sun loungers

Overview of Aquila Porto Rethymno

Aquila Porto Rethymno

5.0 star property
Rethymno beach hotel with 2 restaurants and outdoor pool

8.6/10 Fabulous

75 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
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Sikelianou & Venizelou 52A, Rethymno, Crete Island, 74100
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Indoor pool and outdoor pool
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
For families
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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About this area

Getting around

  • Ioannis Daskalogiannis Airport (CHQ) - 64 min drive
  • Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) - 71 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Aquila Porto Rethymno

At Aquila Porto Rethymno, you can spend time at the beach enjoying beach umbrellas, yoga, and sun loungers, plus windsurfing is nearby. The outdoor pool and indoor pool provide fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can indulge in massages. Main, one of 2 restaurants, serves breakfast and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include a bar/lounge, a health club, and a sauna. The helpful staff and restaurant get good marks from fellow travelers.

All-inclusive

All-inclusive room rates at Aquila Porto Rethymno are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Languages

English, German, Greek

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
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At a glance

Hotel size

  • 200 rooms
  • Arranged over 6 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification.
  • Customers may be requested by the property to provide documentation of recent travel history (such as showing passport immigration stamps) and/or complete a health declaration.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Children

  • Babysitting*
  • Supervised childcare*

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 7:30 AM–10 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

What to do

  • Beach yoga
  • Scooter/moped rentals
  • Personal watercraft (motorized)
  • Shopping
  • Beach access
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • On-site car rental
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers

Facilities

  • Built in 1990
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Health club
  • An outdoor pool
  • An indoor pool
  • Spa services
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • Elevator

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Greek

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • LCD television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes and slippers

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

All-inclusive

All-inclusive room rates at Aquila Porto Rethymno are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms available. Services include massages.

Dining

Main - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.
Piazza di Porto - This restaurant serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.00 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 100 per vehicle (one-way)

Children & extra beds

  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

The children's club is available June-September from 10 AM to noon and 4-6 PM.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

8.6

Fabulous

8.9/10

Cleanliness

8.8/10

Staff & service

8.6/10

Amenities

8.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.5/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Very good overall
benjamin, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Service not 5-star level but friendly staff.
Parking: For those of you with rental cars, there is no parking at the hotel and no parking space available in close vicinity either. Closest paid parking is 20 minutes away. Service: Its a mixed bag. Very friendly staff, however we wanted to extend our stay with one night and unfortunately there was a mix up. We eventually solved it, but the inconveniece of discussing the issue with the staff took several hours (and made us uncomfortable). Otherwise very attentive and friendly staff overall.
4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

Hotel is a bit outdated and unfortunately a bit noisy. Staff is friendly. Breakfast buffet is big and fresh.
Aline, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Great location and staff.
3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The breakfast is incredible. There are so many options and great quality!! The view is second to none. The area is perfect for beach, walking to the Port etc. There are great places to eat in the hotel and very close . It was a wonderful vacation!
4-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very nice spot, and great stuff specially Eva and the young guy I think his name is Tomas ! Very helpful
5-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great place for great holidays
It's a great location, highly recommend, quite and in the middle of live of this beautiful city Retimno. Great shopping, beautiful long beach with sand and warm water. Beach is just 1 min walk and it's really close, we went swimming in the early morning and late everything for sunset. Beds are good. Room is quite big and you find there everything to dry your swimwear. Only teakettle in the room was missing. Food in the hotel is ok, we had only breakfast, but around there are plenty of taverns, bars, coffeeshops, and supermarkets with fresh fruits and good prices. Next i stayed in Agia Pelagia, it's terrible. Rethymno is really great place for great holidays
Ekaterina, 8-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

1st week
The Reception team were polite and helpful with the new electronic check-in and contactless check out. The service staff in the restaurants were not helpful and didn’t know when the App worked for service. The first day we had to wait for cutlery. The second day the tables has been properly ser-up. The water for the bath was yellow and slow to drain away. The shower and sink water were fine. Whilst there was disinfectant stations throughout there were regularly small bags of rubbish near the elevator.
2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

Property had a great view and staff very friendly. In a great location to walk to restaurants. I recommend eating at a restaurant off the ocean front for lunch and dinner as it gives you a better flavor of Greek Cuisine. Breakfast was very good with a lot of options. It is dated and the walls were not sound proof so we could hear the people in the next room. Thankfully, folks around us were not loud and went to bed early.
Danette, 3-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Great location and amenities. Regrettably they have no parking lot so if you drive a car there, expect logistic challenges in finding a place to park overnight. The service is quite good - not 5 star, but friendly overall.
2-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review