Get an overview of this hotel3-star romantic aparthotel, walk to Fortezza Castle


Situated by the sea, this romantic aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Erofili Theatre and Fortezza Castle. Old Turkish Bath and Marine Life Museum are also within 5 minutes.

Property Features

A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge are available at this aparthotel. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a poolside bar, a coffee shop/café, and a rooftop terrace are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 23 soundproofed apartments feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. In addition to kitchenettes with refrigerators, guests will find LCD TVs with satellite channels and premium bedding.

Property Amenities

Property Amenities

Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence features an outdoor pool and a children's pool. The aparthotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the aparthotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This romantic aparthotel also offers a rooftop terrace, a library, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in December 2012.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 23 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Garden 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free self parking 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Phone 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Free toiletries 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe (surcharge) 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • In-room climate control (heating) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM.

Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence has a restaurant on site.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Property Policies


Special check-in instructions:


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Hotel Registry Number - 1041K070B0104300

24-hour check-in

No rollaway/extra beds available

No pets or service animals allowed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 100 per vehicle (one way)
  • In-room safe fee: EUR 1.60 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Property Name

  • Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence Aparthotel
  • Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence Aparthotel Rethimnon
  • Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence Rethimnon
  • Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence Aparthotel Rethymnon
  • Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence Rethymnon
  • Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence
  • Palazzo Vecchio Rethymnon
  • Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence Rethymnon, Crete

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. 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. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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4.6 out of 5
98% of guests recommend
4.8 Room cleanliness
4.8 Service & staff
4.5 Room comfort
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Very enjoyable 2 week stay.

5 out of 5
by from U.K.
Posted Oct 20, 2016
Pros: Excellent hotel with very pleasant staff in a lovely city. The Palazzo is in an excellent location beside the Fortezza and a short walk to both the harbour/centre of old town and the bus station. Could not have been in a better location for our requirements. We had a very pleasant room with a balcony looking up to the Fortezza. We have been coming to Greece for over 30 years and this is one of the best places we have stayed in a town location.
Cons: Nothing negative to say about our stay in this hotel.
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Very nice hotel in the old town

4 out of 5
by from Winchester, UK
Posted Oct 2, 2016
Pros: The location and the staff
Cons: The pool. Do not be fooled by the photos: this is really just a big plunge bath, overlooked by all rooms and bar terrace. Go to the sea instead.
Location: Old town Rethymno is really charming: great base for exploring the town and further afield: you can park for free right opposite.
This is a good hotel: very friendly staff, comfortable rooms with good beds, very clean and well maintained. Good wifi. The location is superb: right in the old town, just below the fortress. It is very quiet at night but close to lots of excellent restaurants and shops.
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Friendly hotel once found

4 out of 5
by from Perth, Australia
Posted Sep 15, 2016
Pros: Quietness and relaxing atmosphere
Cons: Nothing really
Location: Old town, beaches and fort in very walkable distance.
Lovely stay nice and quiet. A little bit difficult to find initially especially by car but once found it all fell into place. The owner was fantastic and went out of her way to make you welcome. Nothing was too much trouble. Lovely little courtyard to have breakfast or just sit quietly and relax. We only had one night so didnt get to explore a lot of the town but certainly gave it our best shot.
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Fabulous character hotel with great location

5 out of 5
by from Scotland
Posted Aug 27, 2016
Only stayed 1 night but wished we had longer. Hotel is in the old part or the town. Restoration of the house is tastefully don't and our room had a kitchen and a private terrace which we didn't expect. Spotlessly clean and comfortable. Check in was efficient and we were given a welcome drink and Cretan delight. The reception staff are very helpful and go out of their way to make your stay in the town enjoyable. Private secure car park too.Will definitely return next year for longer
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Nice hotel conveniently located

4 out of 5
by from Melbourne, Aus
Posted Jun 21, 2016
The hotel offers a pleasant and relaxed environment. The hotel is conveniently located to the old town, major sites and the bus depot. The checkin was off putting because the hotel manager had an abrupt manner. This did not over ride the ambiance of the hotel.
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5 out of 5
Posted Jun 8, 2016
Great location, nice staff, suite was clean, breakfast buffet delicious, quiet.
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Very comfortable hotel in a great location

5 out of 5
by from San Francisco
Posted Jun 7, 2016
Pros: We liked the location, the condition of the facility and the rooms and the super friendly and helpful staff. The breakfasts were wonderful as well.
Cons: Can't think of anything
Location: The hotel is ideally located. It's on the periphery of old town the water, the bus station and the old harbor are minutes away by walk.
The hotel is housed in an older attractive building and it's been renovated very well. The location is fantastic; right in the old town but even closer to the water and below the Venetian Fortezza. The staff and facilities were outstanding.
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Charming and convenient

5 out of 5
by from Toronto
Posted May 27, 2016
Our "room" was really a small apartment, with separate lounge and bedroom. The lounge included a kitchenette sufficient to support an extended stay. The hotel is well situated between coast, ancient fort and old-town. We definitely recommend it.
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Nice hotel with parking inside old city

5 out of 5
by from Brazil
Posted Apr 24, 2016
Pros: Nice staff, welcome drink, breakfast, parking inside the old city.
Cons: It is nice when a hotel provide a bottle of mineral water per guest. I had to drink tap water in the room.
We liked very much the staff and the breakfast. They have fresh fruit and juice, delicious bread, and much more (all we needed). The hotel is in a quite area but close to the main attractions. The room is big, but the bed not very comfortable.
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Nice, good location

4 out of 5
by from Australia
Posted Sep 18, 2015
Only negative was noise as our room was next to terrace breakfast area. A short walk to the centre of town.
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