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Indoor pool, outdoor pool, free cabanas, pool umbrellas
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, free cabanas, pool umbrellas
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, free cabanas, pool umbrellas
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, free cabanas, pool umbrellas
Junior Suite | Terrace/patio

Overview of Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa

Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa

5.0 star property
Rethymno beach resort with spa and free beach shuttle

7,6/10 Good

30 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
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Nea Magnisia, Rethymno, Crete Island, 74052

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About this area

Getting around

  • Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) - 63 min drive
  • Ioannis Daskalogiannis Airport (CHQ) - 73 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free beach shuttle

Restaurants

  • Romeo & Juliet - 18 min walk
  • Pasithea - 3 min drive
  • Poliou House / Το σπίτι του Πολιού - 4 min drive
  • Cafe Greco - 7 min drive
  • Beach Bar Roulis - 7 min drive

About this property

Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa

A great choice for a stay in Rethymno, Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa features a free kids' club and offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for EUR 85 per vehicle. You can visit the spa to indulge in massages, facials, or aromatherapy, and Mediterranean cuisine is served at Rimondi Restaurant, which is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious resort include an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a poolside bar. The bar and breakfast get good marks from fellow travelers.

All-inclusive

All-inclusive room rates at Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 121 units
  • Arranged over 1 level

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

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

Children

  • Children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Free babysitting
  • Free supervised childcare
  • Free children's club

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

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

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*
  • Ferry terminal shuttle*

Offsite

  • Free beach shuttle

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Free children's club
  • Children's pool
  • Free supervised childcare/activities
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Free beach shuttle
  • Scooter/moped rentals
  • Private beach nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Free beach shuttle
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2012
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool
  • An indoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Fan
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Memory foam mattress
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features

All-inclusive

All-inclusive room rates at Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, RG SPA. Services include facials, body scrubs, and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna and Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and thalassotherapy. Children under 15 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 10 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Rimondi Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

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 4.00 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 85 per vehicle (one way)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision
  • Guests under 10 years old are not allowed in the spa, and guests under 15 years old are only allowed with adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

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.

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

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.

Also known as

Rimondi Grand
Rimondi Grand Resort
Rimondi Grand Resort Rethimnon
Rimondi Grand Rethimnon
Rimondi Grand Resort Rethymnon
Rimondi Grand Rethymnon
Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa Rethymnon, Crete
Rimondi Grand Resort Spa
Rimondi Grand Resort Spa
Rimondi Grand & Spa Rethymno
Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa Resort
Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa Rethymno
Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa Resort Rethymno

Frequently asked questions

Does Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa 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 Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa?
Yes, there's an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 85 per vehicle one way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa?
You can check in starting at 2 PM. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like kayaking, parasailing, and rafting. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and soothe your senses in the spa tub. Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa also has an outdoor pool and a sauna, as well as a steam room and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa?
Yes, Rimondi Restaurant offers Mediterranean cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Poliou House / Το σπίτι του Πολιού (2.2 mi), Cafe Greco (4.1 mi), and Beach Bar Roulis (4.2 mi).
Does Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.

Overall score and ratings

7,6

Good

8,8/10

Cleanliness

8,4/10

Staff & service

2,0/10

Amenities

8,1/10

Property conditions & facilities

4,0/10

Eco-friendliness

6/10 Good

Great hotel, but bad food
Lovely hotel. Comfortable good size rooms. They whole place is very attractive and the pool area is a real treat. You need a car to experience this area properly. Neither of us drive, so we used the hotel shuttle service to the bus stop and then used public transport to get to Rethymno. Further out then we thought but gorgeous scenery. Two big down sides for us was the quality and variation of food and the price of drinks. The bar was extortionate. A half draft pint cost almost €5 and the cheapest wine was around €8 for a pretty poor quality wine. The food was very similar for each meal and over salted. The hotel says they use local farm produce, but if this is the case there is no need. They cover up any flavours with salt. The dining room is also FULL of flys, dead and alive, and we found them buried in the food at the buffet. After that we stopped eating in the hotel, despite paying for half board. If you can pay for just a room, or even bed and breakfast I'd recommend this hotel. Go to a local supermarket for drinks and snarks, then rent a car and explore the beauty of Crete.
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful Crete
at short notice they found us a room and were very helpful and kind. Beautiful hotel with excellent staff and owner.
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8/10 Very good

Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa, Crete - October 2013
Prior to our stay at the Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa I read the trip advisor reviews and as suggested we hired a car for the whole of our stay. We were able to travel around the island with ease as nearly all areas could be reached by one road that spanned most of the island. The hotel was set on a hillside and the top of the hotel could be seen from the road & it then cascaded downwards into olive groves. The scenery was stunning & there were fantastic sea views. The whole of the hotel was clean & contemporary & the location was very peaceful. Staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them. We took full advantage of the Spa facilities & treatments on offer which were great value for money. This was a fantastic experience & the spa manager Agira was such a great hostess. The infinity pool looked inviting but was unheated and was extremely cold and as a result was not well used by guests & this is an area that could be improved. We often travelled into the city of Rethimnon of an evening which was only 20 minutes from the hotel & had the usual gift shops & restaurants you expect on holiday but then merged into a trendy set of bar, restaurants and shopping lanes near to the Fort. We also discovered the delightful fishing village of Panormo which had a couple of great beaches and a number of restaurants & other gorgeous nearby beaches well worth a visit to were Bali, Fodele Bay & Agia Pelagia.
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Wonderful Resort......but
Rimondio Grand is a top quality resort with all of the holiday essentials (and non-essentials) you would want. The accomodation is everything you would hope for - clean, modern, stylish. Maid servce is provided every day and you have the ability to change bedding and towels every day as required. Free beach towels are provided courtesy of the Rimondi Grand Spa. The staff are truly exceptional - everyone from reception, the bars, restaurant and maintenance will always go that little bit further for you. so why 'but'? Well, it;s obvious the resort hasn't been completely finished (presumably as a result of the global recession) and this has had the unfortunate knock-on of meaning the surrounding area has suffered also. Beyond the hotel bar/restaurant there is only one local alternative - a friendly taverna around the corner - which is highly recommended. for those who like to get out and about. The alternatives are the shuttle service the resort runs to it's (presumably) sister hotel on the beach a couple of kilometers away meaning you are tied to their schedule for getting there/back (it is a long 2 kilometers back up to the resort as it on a hill, by foot). the onkly other option is to go into Rethymno town (bus 1.6 euro one way) or taxi (18 euro one way). so all in all, the resort itself is of top quality but it suffers from lack of alternatives if you like to explore.
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8/10 Very good

Mid 20's Couple - 7 days
27 year old Couple. We visited the Rimondi Grand between 18th and 25th May 2013. We flew to Chania/Xania/Hania Airport and we were quoted a price of 170 euros for transfers...when we got there.. we saw why..it was quite far from both airports...even if we flew to Herkalion/Iraklion. We instead hired a car from an international rental company for 124 GBP for 7 days.. which worked out cheaper. Driving there on the right side of the road was a bit difficult at first, but got used to it after driving at 30/40kmph everywhere..even on the Motorways. Crete has one main highway along the north coast and it has amazing driving views all along. When we got to Rimondi, we were really impressed, ample parking space for our hire car. Nice seren location locate dup in the Mountains.. not too difficult to find with a European Garmin Sat Nav. We checked in and they gave us a nice fresh fruit cocktail on arrival and the porter carried our luggage form our car to the reception area for us. Then he put it onto a golf buggy, yes a golf buggy and drove us around the winding hilly paths through the hotel complex as close as he could to our Room. Our room was the Standard Room and was very very well kept and extremely clean, couldn't spot a spec of dust in there at all! We had a sofa area with a 26'' LCD TV and a balcony with views over the Mountains and 2 chairs and a table on the balcony too. A lovely comfy suede Sofa was there and the bathroom had some nice smelly mango shower gels! :) The bedroom was smaller than expected, but the bed was HUGE and really comfortable. The digital safe was easy to use and the Hotel Room felt secure enough to leave inexpensive belongings out. The Hotel restaurant served some good food for Lunch and I had the Buffet dinner one night which was pretty good. The vege choices weren't all that great, but the staff were accomodating and willing to make alternative vege options for my partner. The Breakfast buffet was pretty good too, Antonios was always there smily, chirpy and happy so early in the morning. There was lots of fresh fruit and different foods to try and the breakfast/lunch/dinner hall also had views over the mountains. The only downside of the hotel is that the beach isn't nearer/more accessible from the hotel. We got a parking ticket on our first day when we parked somewhere we shouldn't have. Rimondi Staff, in particular Vicky, were great and helped translate the ticket and assured us all would be ok, she even came outside of her working hours to help us appeal the ticket on the grounds that we were visitors to Greece. That is definitely Rimondi Staff going THE EXTRA MILE FOR US!!! We got a 40 euro fine as the authority didn't let us off so easily, but it didn't ruin our stay. The hotel is a 15-20 minute dirve from Rethmynon which has a lovely beach (Ikarus) and had many outdoor bars/eateries and shopping! We drove to Heraklion one day and toured the town there too which was very nice. Rimondi is a great hotel to stay at, clean, great staff and the only downside is that the beach isn't more accesible and that the spa facilities aren't included for guests to use included in the price of the Hotel. Otherwise, I'd highly recommend this hotel.
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8/10 Very good

Hillside resort - newly opened.
Lovely to have a sizeable suite at this hotel - Two balconies. one facing the sea and clean, spacious rooms. The location is about 2km away from the coast, not remote, but not many other facilities nearby. Rethymon is about 15 minutes by car. Good points are the beautiful outdoor pool, ample car parking, sense of peace and quiet and mountain views. We didn't feel the restaurant was at its best. Breakfast was of variable quality and didnt seem fresh. The meals we had had some reasonable plates, but also a few disappointments. Overall theres not much to find fault with, and problems were quickly dealt with, but I felt the service could do with a bit more warmth and charm and be more engaged.
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Amazing!
From the moment we arrived at the hotel we knew it would be a special trip. The hotel is beautiful, the staff are incredibly helpful and the setting was superb! My only one slight gripe was the distance from the beach but it spoilt nothing. Planning our next visit.
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Resort to rest
Our stay at the Rimondi Gran Resort @ Spa has been good overall. There are several points to mention, the buffet is good and complete, the staff is very nice at all times. Our room was semi-new and clean. As cons we can say that the shuttle bus to the city is chargeable (8€ each way), a taxi costs 25€. The hotel is literally in a place where there is no access to the city. It would be good if they had directed activities of some kind, yoga, children's activities ..... something, as there is nothing. Thank you very much.
Felipe, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Georgios, 3-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Très bon hôtel
L'accueil est excellent, on peut confier nos clés à la réception quand on sort se promener. La literie est très confortable contrairement au canapé (pas très grave). Les chemins sont fleuris ça sent bon les vacances ! Le buffet n'est pas exceptionnel mais il suffit pour bien manger grâce à son stand crudités à la grecque.
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