Despo Hotel
Gouves, Crete

Rating 3

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Based on 682 reviews


The Despo Hotel has a remote location though still within easy reach of both the beach and resort centre.


The hotel is situated on the outskirts of the resort, around 700m from the nearest beach and about 1.5km from the centre of Gouves, where a selection of shops, bars and tavernas can be found.

Heraklion Airport is 18km away and Chania International Airport is 162km away.


Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a children's pool and sun-terrace furnished with loungers, umbrellas and a pool snack bar. Further leisure facilities include a children's playground, games room, table tennis and pool table.

There is also a 24-hour reception service, main buffet restaurant, an a la carte restaurant, lounge bar and a TV corner.


All of the guest rooms have private bathroom with shower, mini fridge and a balcony or terrace. The superior rooms also have a TV and hairdryer.

Air conditioning and safety deposit boxes are available to hire locally.

All Inclusive

The All Inclusive package includes all meals; breakfast, lunch and dinner, served in the main restaurant. Ice-cream and snack of the day are offered between 3pm and 6pm.

A selection of locally produced alcoholic and soft drinks are served from 11am until 10.30pm.

  • Laundry
  • Safety Deposit Box Rental
  • Bar
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 682 reviews

Great staff

19 Aug 2021
It was very nice experience. Very cheap hotel with delicious food. Receptionist Dimitris he was very helpful and i am so glad to meet him. George is very polite and John is excellent also. Would...

Great place

30 May 2020
This is a super little hotel! Kept very clean and tidy with immaculate gardens around the pool area. It's a throwback to a more traditional Greek holiday before all the giant hotel companies came in...

Great hotel, lovely people and a real warm welcome.

11 Oct 2019
Just returned from a 2 week stay at the Despo Hotel. Myself, my partner and our 10 year old daughter thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff were fantastic and couldn’t do enough for you. The room was basic...

Special Information

Please note: A new Accommodation Tax has recently been approved in Greece (mainland and Islands). This tax will be effective from 01/01/2018 and is for any stays booked before and after, and for stays that include this date. The taxation will be per room, per day and is payable directly to the accommodation at check in. This taxation is not included in any prices shown. Cost in Euros is as follows (subject to changes): Properties registered and licensed as Hotels: 1-2 Stars 0,50€. 3 Stars 1,50€, 4 Stars 3,00€, 5 Stars 4,00€. In registered Apartments, furnished rooms etc. The daily taxation will be per room (and not per person) on a daily basis as follows: 1-2 Keys 0,25€. 3 Keys 0,50€. 4 Keys 1,00€.

Address: Gouves, Crete, 70014, Crete Telephone: 0030 28970 41242

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