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Just steps away from the seafront, in the centre of Rethymnon, this modern hotel offers easy access to the entrance of the old town with its narrow streets, medieval castle and picturesque Venetian port.

The well-appointed rooms are all air conditioned , featuring views of the city or the private garden of the hotel.

Offering authentic Cretan hospitality combined with 4-star comforts, the hotel features 72 spacious rooms with balconies overlooking the sea or the lush interior garden.

Achillion Palace also has a small courtyard garden with a fountain where guests can enjoy light refreshments throughout the day, as well as a breakfast room, cafe bar and lounge.

The hotel also benefits from a rooftop freshwater swimming pool and sun deck, which is open during daylight hours.

The long sandy beach is within easy walking distance (350 feet), as are the numerous restaurants, shops and bars, for which the town is known.

This is our guests' favorite part of Rethymno, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Achillion Palace has been welcoming guests since Dec 7, 2009

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Rethymno, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.0

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, American


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Room Type
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
3 twin beds
1 twin bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
  • Can I park car somewhere close
    YES please at the Marina P area at the beginning of the city beach, with kind regards,
    Answered on 7 August 2022
  • Hi, Do all rooms at your hotel have a balcony? Best wishes, Diana
    YES they do, with lind regards, Thanassis mgr
    Answered on 10 June 2022
  • Is it possible to check in at around 3am on Monday if we paid for the room from Sunday? Is there a bus stop close by?
    Hello dear guest, YES as our reception operates on a 24hrs basis, a bus stop around 150 m away from us by the name "Astali" hotel, regards, Thanassis Frangidis, mgr
    Answered on 27 May 2022
  • Coming from chania on the bus how near are you to bus station ?
    15-20 walking minutes, or 5 min with the taxi
    Answered on 17 July 2022
  • size of fridge
    H 51 cm W 43 cm D 48 cm
    Answered on 19 April 2022
Hotel area info *
Amenities of Achillion Palace
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • City view
  • View
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • ATM on site
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
    Additional charge
  • Air conditioning
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Elevator
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Seasonal
  • Adults only
  • Pool is on rooftop
  • Pool with view
  • Pool bar
  • Beach umbrellas
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • Greek
  • English

House rules

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2:00 PM - 12:00 AM


7:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note that the swimming pool operates from the middle of April until the middle of October.

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Sat, Feb 04, 2023 until Sun, Apr 30, 2023

License number: 1013362018

FAQs about Achillion Palace

  • The nearest beach is 800 feet from Achillion Palace.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Achillion Palace offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Swimming pool

  • Guests staying at Achillion Palace can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • American

  • Achillion Palace is 2,300 feet from the center of Rethymno.

  • The prices at Achillion Palace may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Achillion Palace is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Room options at Achillion Palace include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Family
    • Single
    • Twin
    • Suite