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Overview of Minos Mare Royal

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On the beach, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool loungers

Minos Mare Royal

5 out of 5

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available

Explore the area

    Popular LocationBlue Beach13 min walk
    Popular LocationHorse Park Rethymno18 min walk
    Popular LocationRethimno Kart5 min drive
    AirportChania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis)67 min drive

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Superior Room, Pool View

  • 301 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Junior Suite

  • 323 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Single Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed OR 1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Superior Triple Room, Pool View

  • 301 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Single Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Deluxe Room

  • 301 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Executive Suite

  • 377 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Single Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed OR 1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Superior Single Room, Pool View

  • 301 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

About this area


Located in Rethymno, Minos Mare Royal is on the beach. Centre for Byzantine Art and Erofili Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Venetian Loggia and Rethymnon Lighthouse. Travelling with kids? Consider Rethimno Kart and Sacred Monastery of Arkadi. With scuba diving, snorkelling and boat tours nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Blue Beach - 13 min walk
  • Horse Park Rethymno - 18 min walk
  • Town Beach - 5 min drive
  • Rethimno Kart - 5 min drive
  • Kara Mousha Pasha Mosque - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Chania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis) - 67 min drive


  • The Royal Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Ambrosia — 1 min walk
  • Myli Restaurant Café - 3 min walk
  • Skypark - 3 min walk
  • Kellari - 4 min walk

About this property

Minos Mare Royal

Beachfront hotel with calming spa services
At Minos Mare Royal, relax by an outdoor pool or hit the beach where you can enjoy scuba diving true. All 75 rooms provide free wired Internet, furnished balconies and MP3 docking stations. LCD TVs, room service and phones are among the other amenities available to guests.
Minos Mare Royal offers 75 forms of accommodation with MP3 docking stations and blackout curtains. Rooms open to furnished balconies. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit. This Rethymno hotel provides complimentary wired Internet access.

An outdoor pool, a children's pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include massages and manicures and pedicures.

Awards and affiliations

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

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi, Wired Internet (surcharge)

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (surcharge)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room
  • Beach volleyball
  • Bike rentals
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Spa services
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Free supervised childcare/activities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Greek


  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Terrace


  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds


  • Shower/bathtub combination


  • LCD TV
  • MP3 dock

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony


  • Phone



Check-in time starts at 6 PM


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.00 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • A pet fee will be charged

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards
Property registration number 1041K015A0194001

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using the information in the booking confirmation
This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Minos Mare Royal
Minos Mare Royal Hotel Rethimnon
Minos Mare Royal Rethimnon
Minos Mare Royal Hotel Rethymnon
Minos Mare Royal Rethymnon
Minos Mare Royal Hotel
Hotel Minos Mare Royal
Minos Mare Royal Rethymno
Minos Mare Royal Hotel Rethymno

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Minos Mare Royal and receive a full refund?
Yes, Minos Mare Royal offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Minos Mare Royal cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Minos Mare Royal have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Is Minos Mare Royal pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Minos Mare Royal?
Self-parking is available for a fee.
What time is check-in at Minos Mare Royal?
Check-in begins at 6 PM.
What time is check-out at Minos Mare Royal?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Minos Mare Royal located?
Nestled on the beach, this Rethymno hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Platanes Beach and Blue Beach. Town Beach and Mili Gorge are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 5 out of 11 reviews
5 - Excellent 45%
Rating 4 - Good. 2 out of 11 reviews
4 - Good 18%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 11 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 11 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 11 reviews
1 - Terrible 18%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
This hotel looks like it does on the pictures and exceeded my expectations

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Staff & service
You may not get the room you booked!
This hotel takes over booking at the peak season and you may be relocated to the other hotel when they have no available room. The hotels they relocate people isn't same level of quality and the room is awful. I saw nearly 10 teams have been relocated to the worse residence apartment instead of the 5 starred hotel room, all very upset and disappointed. However the staffs are very kind and supportive and tried to help everyone as much as they can. The rearvation team screwed thing up and ruin their guest's holidays!

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Relaxing time
On arrival my friend and I were told there was a mix up with our rooms and we were put in the Minos Mare Hotel for one night. The next day we were moved in to the Minos Mare Royal and again not given the rooms we had booked. The hotel did say they could check the next day the availability of the pool view rooms. But we were didn't want to keep moving so we stayed were we were. The only thing we were not given a proper explanation as to why we didn't get the rooms we had booked. The staff were great in dealing with our situation. Highly professional! A ladder or two around the pool would be useful as I had to help an elderly couple on a few occasions get in and out via the Jacuzzi end. It was difficult to see the location of the "seat" in the Jacuzzi and the steps in the actual pool. There were a few other small issues, which I've already given feedback on. I would certainly stay at this hotel again. It was lovely and peaceful. I had a relaxing time

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Closer to sea, shopping and restaurants
We 5 people stayed at the hotel. Used two rooms. Hotel was located in ideal place with all the required facilities. People are friendly and the staffs were very helpful

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Pas un 5 étoiles
Chambre propre bien équipée, salle de bains avec baignoire et douche, produits toilette pas renouveler ts les jours, nourriture correcte mais sans grand intérêt, beaucoup de salades pour l'entrée, desserts plutôt industriels, plat principal sans grande saveur, l'hôtel est sans charme même froid dans le hall, sans parler de ce mélange de 4 et 5 étoiles qui est vraiment bizarre, le 4 profitant de la piscine des transats du 5 étoiles sans en payer le prix!!

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