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Balos Beach Hotel

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas
On the beach, beach towels
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas

Overview of Balos Beach Hotel

Balos Beach Hotel

3.0 star property
Beachfront hotel in Kissamos with outdoor pool and restaurant

8.8/10 Fabulous

292 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchenette
  • Air conditioning
Main Street Kaliviani, Chania, Kissamos, Crete Island, 734 00
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Beach towels
  • Children's pool
  • Spa tub
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Babysitting
For families
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Kitchenette
  • Private bathroom
  • Television

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach
  • Balos Lagoon - 21 min drive
  • Balos Beach - 23 min drive
  • Falassarna Beach - 16 min drive
  • Platanias Beach - 35 min drive
  • Agia Marina Beach - 36 min drive
  • Kalamaki Beach - 40 min drive
  • Nea Chora Beach - 44 min drive
  • Chania Central Market - 52 min drive
  • Old Venetian Harbor - 46 min drive
  • Elafonissi Beach - 74 min drive

Getting around

  • Ioannis Daskalogiannis Airport (CHQ) - 67 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Gramboussa Restaurant - 12 min walk
  • Liokàlyvo - 15 min drive
  • Playa Paraiso - 16 min drive
  • Paraiso falasarna - 16 min drive
  • Pikantiko - 11 min drive

About this property

Balos Beach Hotel

Balos Beach Hotel is a great choice for your beach stay in Kissamos. The outdoor pool provides a splash of fun, and guests can also take advantage of a spa tub. Main Restaurant serves Greek cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. A poolside bar and a children's pool are offered, and in-room conveniences include sofa beds and refrigerators. Fellow travelers say great things about the helpful staff and location.


English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Health First (Greece)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 53 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Babysitting*


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children's pool
  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • On the beach


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Beach towels
  • Pool umbrellas


  • 5 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2007
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa tub


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Polish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 30-inch LED TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sofa bed
  • Premium bedding
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Cleaning supplies

Special features


Main Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in Greek cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key, 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 1.50 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately EUR 9 for adults and EUR 5 for children
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 90 per vehicle (one way)

Renovations and closures

The property is closed during the winter season.

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for EUR 15 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; 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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Health First (Greece).


<p>This property does not have elevators. </p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p><p>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. </p>
Property Registration Number 1042K033A0162600

Also known as

Balos Beach Hotel
Balos Beach Hotel Kissamos
Balos Beach Kissamos
Balos Beach
Balos Beach Hotel Hotel
Balos Beach Hotel Kissamos
Balos Beach Hotel Hotel Kissamos

Frequently asked questions

Is Balos Beach Hotel currently open?
The property is closed during the winter season.
Does Balos Beach Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Balos Beach Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Balos Beach Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Balos Beach Hotel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Is parking offered on site at Balos Beach Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Balos Beach Hotel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 90 per vehicle one way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Balos Beach Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at Balos Beach Hotel and nearby?
Balos Beach Hotel has an outdoor pool and a spa tub, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Balos Beach Hotel?
Yes, Main Restaurant offers Greek cuisine.
Does Balos Beach Hotel have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchenette is available in every room, and also includes a refrigerator.
Does Balos Beach Hotel have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Very Good

Leelane, 3-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

6/10 Good

The property is located in a convenient area if visiting balos beach. The staff was super friendly and outgoing. The food options at hotel are terrible, however, it is located about 800 meters from Grambousa (best meal in crete). I would highly recommend going there for a dinner (might have to wait but have a beautiful outside garden bar). The air conditioner in our room was broken. For the price per night, think it is overrated and should be less.
Richard, 2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very Good

Good overall hotel with some amazing views! Slight issue was bathroom drain smelt a bit. Fantastic breakfast!! Overlooking the sea. Gramboussa restaurant nearby is a must place to have food!
Kieran, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very Good

Very convenient location if visiting Balos Lagoon. The restaurants near by the hotel are really good. The hotel facilities are very nice, but the service wasn’t great. It can be better and so is the food served for breakfast. Other than that great location.
Liliana, 1-night romance trip
Verified Travelocity guest review

8/10 Very Good

Buffet style breakfast and evening meal nice plenty of selection. Some items could have been warmer.
4-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great place to enjoy Balos lagoon
Very warm welcome ! The staff is very nice and helpful. Spacy rooms. Perfect location to go Balos lagoon (30 minutes by car and then 30 minutes’ walking)
SCHILDKNECHT, 2-night family trip
Verified guest review

4/10 Fair

not worth the price, everything inside the room is cheap and old (kitchen), far away from everything, the „private“ beach is a disaster... Stay downtown in Kissamos!
2-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

6-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

It could be better
We arrived to this hotel around 5pm after a long drive. The young lady in the reception either has little experience or little willingness to unable to answer some questions regarding dinner menu ....lift her finger to help with our carry-on... Upon check-in our room, the room filled with urine smell, the bathroom area was wet, smelly and had some strand of ugly hairs... The hotel offered to move us to another room next day, not that night. We declined .. too trouble to move since we wanted to enjoy the Balos beach. Do not recommend.
Jennifer, 2-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excellent stay
Excellent stay. Very pleased with everything. The place exceeded our expectations. The staff was amazing. Very good massage master. Outstanding restaurants just 3 minutes away from the hotel.
Diana, 4-night trip
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