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Private beach, scuba diving, snorkeling, water skiing
Private beach, scuba diving, snorkeling, water skiing
Private beach, scuba diving, snorkeling, water skiing
Indoor pool, 3 outdoor pools, open 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, pool umbrellas

Guest reviews

4.7/5 Exceptional
217 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa

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Explore the area

Popular LocationPlaka Beach11 min walk
Popular LocationSpinalonga20 min walk
Popular LocationHiona Beach10 min drive
AirportSitia (JSH)78 min drive

Choose dates to view prices

  • Superior Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSuperior Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Sea View
  • Superior Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSuperior Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking, Mountain View (Bi-Level)

    Room amenities

    • 850 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking, Mountain View (Bi-Level)
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Private Pool (Heated Pool)

    Room amenities

    • 581 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Private Pool (Heated Pool)
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking (Mediterranean Maisonette)

    Room amenities

    • 753 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking (Mediterranean Maisonette)
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 731 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Island, Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 775 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsIsland, Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Sea View (Heated Pool)

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Sea View (Heated Pool)
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony

    Room amenities

    • 624 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony
  • Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 1184 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Bed
    More detailsVilla, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Grand Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 2368 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsGrand Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Royal Blue Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 3122 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 King Beds and 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsRoyal Blue Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Classic Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsClassic Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Sea View
  • Superior Bungalow, 2 Twin Beds, Balcony, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSuperior Bungalow, 2 Twin Beds, Balcony, Sea View
  • Superior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Superior Bungalow, 2 Twin Beds, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSuperior Bungalow, 2 Twin Beds, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Bi-Level Deluxe Room, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Mountain View

    Room amenities

    • 850 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsBi-Level Deluxe Room, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Mountain View
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool (Heated Pool)

    Room amenities

    • 581 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool (Heated Pool)
  • Mediterranean Maisonette Suite, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 753 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsMediterranean Maisonette Suite, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 731 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Island, Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 775 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsIsland, Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Superior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Sea View
  • Superior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View (Heated Pool)

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View (Heated Pool)
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 624 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Sea View
  • Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 1184 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Bed
    More detailsVilla, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Grand Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 2368 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsGrand Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Royal Blue Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 3122 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 King Beds and 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsRoyal Blue Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Classic Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsClassic Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Sea View

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Agios Nikolaos

Located in Agios Nikolaos, Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete is in the historical district and on a private beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Plaka Beach and Istro Beach.

Visit our Agios Nikolaos travel guide
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Plaka Beach - 11 min walk
  • Spinalonga - 20 min walk
  • Hiona Beach - 10 min drive
  • Elounda Windmills - 11 min drive
  • Christian Basilica Poros Elounda - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) - 55 min drive

Restaurants

  • Blue Door — 1 min walk
  • Brand -new dining concept — 1 min walk

About this property

Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete

5-star hotel with pools, private beach, full-service spa
Catch some rays on Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete's private beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants. All 251 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Minibars and separate bathtubs and showers are standard, as are TVs with satellite channels.
Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete offers 251 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.

This Agios Nikolaos hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an indoor pool. In addition to a children's pool, other recreational amenities include a private beach, outdoor tennis courts, and a 24-hour fitness center.

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

The Elounda Spa has 24 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy and thalassotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 8 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Follows industry sanitization guidelines of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
Follows standard sanitization guidelines of Global Cleanliness Council (Marriott)
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Contactless check-in

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
Masks and gloves available
Temperature checks available for guests
Temperature checks given to staff
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–11:00 AM
  • 5 restaurants
  • 2 poolside bars and 2 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Aerobics classes
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Canoeing
  • Children's pool
  • Designer stores
  • Full-service spa
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Indoor pool
  • Motor boating
  • Motorized watercraft
  • Mountain biking
  • Pilates classes
  • Playground
  • Private picnics
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/moped rentals
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Tennis
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free supervised childcare/activities
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Russian

Business services

  • 6 meeting rooms
  • Business center

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location
  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • 24 treatment rooms
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Thalassotherapy
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Romance packages available

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Linens
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Desk
  • In-room massage
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests who book a half board inclusive rate plan receive breakfast and dinner at the property's buffet restaurant.
Please note: Guestroom photos are representative of rooms offered and may differ from the actual room received.
A credit card deposit is only valid when card and cardholder are present at check-in along with matching photo identification.

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 19 March 2020 to 14 July 2020 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 70.0 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

American ExpressDiners ClubMastercardVisa

Important information

Fees

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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

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

  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 70.0 per night

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.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit.
  • 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.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • 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; temperature checks are available to guests.
  • Contactless check-in is available.
  • The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Global Cleanliness Council (Marriott) guidelines.
  • The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines and the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Property Registration Number 1040K015A0000201

We should mention

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
Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 8 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Blue Palace
Blue Palace Agios Nikolaos
Blue Palace Resort
Blue Palace Resort Agios Nikolaos
Palace Blue
Blue Palace Luxury Collection Resort Agios Nikolaos
Blue Palace Luxury Collection Elounda
Blue Palace Luxury Collection Agios Nikolaos
Blue Palace Luxury Collection Resort Crete Agios Nikolaos
Blue Palace Luxury Collection Crete Agios Nikolaos
Blue Palace a Luxury Collection Resort Spa
Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete Hotel

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete and receive a full refund?
Yes, Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete?
As of Jul 8, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete on Jul 22, 2020 start from $381, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool, 3 outdoor pools, and a children's pool. Pool access is from 10:00 AM–6:00 PM.
Is Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–anytime. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability).
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Does this property provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete located?
Nestled on the beach, this Agios Nikolaos hotel is in the historical district, 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Plaka Beach, and 17 mi (27.4 km) from Istro Beach.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete

4.7
Exceptional
5 - Excellent
172
4 - Good
32
3 - Okay
6
2 - Mediocre
5
1 - Poor
2
4.8
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
5.0
Amenities
4.7
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
eccelent

eccelent

Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Superb

Wonderful hotel- impeccable service, beautiful view, facility and beach. Highly recommended!

Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Blue palace

We were greeted at reception by Panos!!! He is great and very friendly and efficient. The beach is the best! If you stay here ...be sure to get a room aeay from the busy street.

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 6 nights in Oct 2019