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Fortezza Hotel

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Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Property entrance
Desk, blackout drapes, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Fortezza Hotel

Fortezza Hotel

3.0 star property

8.6/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking available
16 Melisinou Street, Rethymno, Crete Island, 74100

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRimondi Fountain2 min walk
  • Popular LocationRethymnon Venetian Port4 min walk
  • Popular LocationRethymnon Cathedral8 min walk
  • AirportChania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis)64 min drive

Room options

About this area


Fortezza Hotel is located in Rethymno. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Rethymnon Municipal Garden and Municipal Garden, while Museum of Contemporary Art and Erofili Theatre are cultural highlights. Paleontological Museum and Rethimno Kart are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping.

What's nearby

  • Municipal Gallery of Lefteris Kanakakis - 2 min walk
  • Venetian Loggia - 2 min walk
  • Rimondi Fountain - 2 min walk
  • Rethymnon Venetian Port - 4 min walk
  • Rethymnon Cathedral - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) - 73 min drive


  • Ναυπηγείο - 2 min walk
  • Pasta Bar by Picasso - 2 min walk
  • La Casa Di Haris - Ρεθυμνο - 1 min walk
  • Home Seaside - 2 min walk
  • Εν Πλω - 2 min walk

About this property

Fortezza Hotel

3-star hotel
You can look forward to a roundtrip airport shuttle, a rooftop terrace, and a garden at Fortezza Hotel. Treat yourself to a massage at the onsite spa. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with an arcade/game room and a library.
You'll also find perks like:
  • An outdoor pool with sun loungers
  • Self parking (surcharge), tour/ticket assistance, and smoke-free premises
  • Massage treatment rooms, ATM/banking services, and a front-desk safe
  • Luggage storage, an elevator, and a 24-hour front desk
  • Guest reviews say good things about the helpful staff and location
Room features
All 54 rooms boast comforts such as air conditioning, as well as amenities like free WiFi. Guests reviews give good marks for the spacious rooms at the property.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with tubs or showers and hair dryers
  • 26-inch TVs with cable channels
  • Refrigerators, daily housekeeping, and desks


English, French, German, Greek

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

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

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

Property amenities


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

Parking and transportation

  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle on request for a surcharge
  • Self parking on site (EUR 10 per day)

Food and drink

  • A bar/lounge
  • A restaurant
  • Snack bar/deli

Things to do

  • Arcade/game room
  • Full-service spa
  • Library
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room
  • In-room refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli


  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Tour and ticket assistance


  • Garden
  • Pool loungers
  • Rooftop terrace

Full-service spa

  • In-room massages
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa treatment rooms


  • Elevator


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided
  • Blackout drapes


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom


  • 26-inch TV with cable/satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Air conditioning
  • Desk
  • Phone



Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before noon

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.50 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 90 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 10 per day

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
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Property Registration Number 1041K013A0106700

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

Property is also known as

Fortezza Hotel Rethimnon
Fortezza Rethimnon
Fortezza Hotel Rethymnon
Fortezza Hotel
Fortezza Rethymnon
Fortezza Hotel Rethymnon, Crete
Fortezza Hotel Hotel
Fortezza Hotel Rethymno
Fortezza Hotel Hotel Rethymno

Frequently asked questions

Does Fortezza Hotel have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.

Is Fortezza Hotel pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Fortezza Hotel?

Self parking is available for EUR 10 per day.

What time is check-in at Fortezza Hotel?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at Fortezza Hotel?

Check-out is at noon.

Does Fortezza Hotel provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of EUR 90 per vehicle applies.

Where is Fortezza Hotel located?

Situated in Rethymno, this spa hotel is steps from Museum of Contemporary Art, Municipal Gallery of Lefteris Kanakakis, and Venetian Loggia. Rimondi Fountain and Neratze Mosque and Minaret are also within 5 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Fortezza Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, Fortezza Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Fortezza Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.




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10/10 Excellent

Juan Antonio

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

8/10 Good

Verified traveler

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Location and staff
Stayed 5 nights in Jul 2021

8/10 Good


Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Centrally located
Centrally located and walking distance to everything. Super markets across the street. Long walk to unpaid parking. Breakfast average.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveler

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Perfect location. In the heart of the historic town but quiet. Very friendly, helpful staff. Nice balconies overlooking the pool.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

8/10 Good

Verified traveler

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very friendly staff
Great location, fantastic staff but rooms some what small
Stayed 6 nights in Sep 2019

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great location, good pool, breakfast good
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2019

10/10 Excellent

Jenn, Vancouver, Canada

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Location is amazing! Our room was clean and spacious. The pool and breakfast were also great. Wifi in our room was slow, but it seemed better in others parts of the hotel.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2019

8/10 Good

Verified traveler

Stayed 7 nights in May 2019

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in May 2019