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CL GOUVES PEDIADOS - GOUVES. 70014. GOUVES. GRECE Crete-Gouves, Greece -
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Amy Adejokun Section editor

The newly-built Lavris hotel blatantly lacks charm, and its unfortunate location, a ten-minute walk from the beach, certainly does it no favours, though despite the rather austere furnishing, the bungalows and rooms here are well maintained and reasonably well equipped. The hotel operates on a bed and breakfast, half-board, full-board or even all-inclusive basis.

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    Location 10.0 /10

    The Lavris is located in the Kato Gouves area, making it the ideal base from which to explore Crete, thanks to its fairly central location on the north coast of the island. Heraklion airport is 11 mi away and the lively town of Hersonissos, popular for its clubs, bars and shops, is also nearby. Kato Gouves is also home to the island's largest golf course and aquarium, as well as a large water park.

    Accommodation 6.45 /10

    The decor in the Lavris Paradise part of the hotel consists of orangey tones and is unlikely to please all tastes, whilst the ridiculously small television screen and the dated surroundings are just as disappointing. The rooms in the bungalows, on the other hand, are spacious and furnished with recycled wooden furniture, which might be an admirable environmental gesture, but certainly does nothing for the aesthetics of the place.The family rooms are larger still, with the bedrooms separated from each other by a door.All rooms have air-conditioning, a flat-screen satellite television, a mini-refrigerator and a hair-dryer, whilst a broadband Internet connection and a safe are available at a supplement. If you like a sea view, though, you will be sorely disappointed, given the distance from the hotel to the beach.

    Overview 5.70 /10

    The Lavris hotel has 117 guest rooms in the two-storey Lavris Bungalows part of the complex, which opened in 1993 and was renovated in 2008, whilst the Lavris Paradise building, which opened in 2003, houses 53 rooms. Both parts of the hotel are 4-star-rated and share communal facilities. The lobby is no exception, though the museum effect created by its traditional Cretan family lounge area, where the surroundings make you feel as though you're intruding in the home of a stranger, mean that few will feel daring enough to sit down here.The hotel does have two large outdoor swimming pools, though, one of which is lively, the other notably quieter, and both of which are surrounded by complimentary deckchairs and parasols, as well as two children's pools. There is also an indoor pool and a sauna (which incurs an additional charge), but the enclosed setting is not very attractive. The mini-club is also a bit stuffy; in fact, the room in which the children play has no direct outside access and the facilities here are also rather limited.

    Food and drink 6.20 /10

    All three meals of the day are served in the main restaurant, which, again, features rather outdated furniture, though the Greek temple-inspired surroundings are on the whole rather pleasant. A Cretan evening and a barbecue are organised every week, whilst the daily buffet consists of two or three meat-based main courses and one fish dish, along with a selection of vegetarian options and children's meals. Those staying here on an all-inclusive basis can enjoy all the local beverages they care for, as well as special snack times when various pastries, pizzas, ice creams, etc. are served in the bar.

    To know

    The Lavris hotel is open from April through to October and attracts holiday-makers from France, England, Germany and Russia. The hotel operates on a bed and breakfast, half-board, full-board or even all-inclusive basis. The nearest beach is 1640 ft away and getting there involves a ten-minute walk down a rough path.

    Equipment

    • Shuttle bus
    • Car park
    • Handicap access
    • Restaurant
    • Internet access
    • Air conditioning
    • Spa

      massage, sauna, stretching, Turkish bath

    • Swimming pool
    • Sports equipment

      tennis, gym, aqua gym, aerobics, horse riding, dance, step, bums and tums, water-polo, fitness

    • Animals allowed
    • Whirlpool bath
    • Safe
    • Non-smoking rooms

    advantage

    • The large family rooms.
    • The location in Kato Gouves.

    disadvantages

    • The beach is 1640 ft away.
    • The less than warm welcome.
    • The austere decor.

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