The Imperial Belvedere has plenty of things to shout about. We’re talking loads of pools, modern bedrooms that come with patios or balconies, and an entertainment programme that ticks off everything from cabaret to karaoke. Plus, the hotel’s hilltop location gives you fantastic views of Hersonissos and is only a ten-minute stroll from a sandy beach. Food-wise, the Dedalos buffet restaurant serves up everything from mezze to moussaka, and has regular themed evenings including Asian and Italian nights. If you’re heading out, there are a handful of tavernas five minutes’ walk away, and plenty of bars and restaurants on the beach. Lastly, this place shares its grounds with the Royal Belvedere, which means you get full use of the pools there.
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All Inclusive - Here's what you get
Selected local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks - time restrictions apply.
Sports and Activities
All are included except where indicated.
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2 outdoor pools
With sunbeds and parasols.
Early breakfast from 4am to 7.30am available upon request. The restaurant also has themed evenings. Highchairs are available and there's a smart casual dress code.
Treatments on offer include manicures, pedicures and waxing.
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Worst Hotel we have ever stayed at.
We are a family of 5 = 2 adults and 3 children between 1-10 yrs old, photos with first choice look great but well were do I start. First choice 4 star not at all. WORST holiday we have ever had and we travel allot and stay in 4 star 5 star hotels all the time. Before arriving at the hotel the driver dropped our bags off at another hotel and we were the last drop off and he had to go all the way back and get our cases and he swore at my husband in Greek when doing so even though it was his mistake. Then arrival no one was there to great us when the driver left us out side with all the suit cases and pram no staff to help get it all to the reception area. we then managed to get everything in and the reception lady was nice. She said the cot was in the room and if we wanted it to let her know next day. then the guy helped us to the room. Well the room was a 2 star hotels room not a 4 star the fridge wasn't working when we got in the room an old fashion TV and we paid for the upgrade to have a garden facing balcony well we had a generator and a small grass patch, lovely nose and view not. we had bugs in the bathroom and in the bath every day, need 2 room keys cause fridge stops working when key not in. next morning we got up for breakfast what a night mare full of rude Russians and knocked my 8 yr old son flying with his plate of food no apology, the breakfast staff not friendly at all, ok selection for breakfast. then going to reception we said we needed the cot they wanted to charge us 10 euros a day FOR 14 DAYS for the cot which we had booked within the price so out of principle we told them to take it out as that was a rip off. children's pool was really good kids loved it but wasn't cleaned once while we stayed for the 2 weeks, pool bar served ok lunch but same every day and luckily it did because the restaurant lunch was awful but when you go to an all inclusive hotel that you paid £3500 for 2 weeks you don't expect to spend another £1000.00 on top for food out. eat once in the hotel restaurant in the evening awful which myself and husband had sickness and diahorria from , luckily they done a great Greek night by the KIDS pool which the waiters were so friendly and traditional Greek salad and meat. Well hersonisou its self as well we will never return the Cretes were not very nice people which was so disappointing because we go to Corfu a lot and the Greeks there are so good with you and children. we will how ever say if you do go the white and blue tavern on the main strip is the best and the Chinese in the village was amazing and the couple that run it were so lovely. nothing stayed open past midnight though :-(. Beach was tiny cant really call it a beach though. we never saw our rep once through our 14 days we went and waited and she never turned up. will never go back to this place and will never book a holiday with first choice again. So glad to be home and I have never said that when going abroad ever. So so disappointing.More
Jan D, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Great hotel, almost perfect
We went off season, so I can't comment on how good the food etc is at busy times as the hotel was only about 1/4 full. The food was good, sometimes not piping hot but a good variety. My main gripe was with the drinks - everything was served in tiny plastic cups unless you paid for it, then you got a glass!! I was also told by the barman that I was not allowed to take any of these glasses to my room and he actually looked for me about 1/2 hour after getting my cocktail and swiftly removed my glass. The pools are great, very clean but some are too deep for small children. Some of the staff were a little rude but that may have been the language barrier. The room was basic and small but very clean and attended to daily. The evening entertainment let the hotel down too, the staff do their best but it was outside only and at the end of October we were sitting in our coats. I would recommend this hotel as the good points did outweigh the bad.More
Better than the reviews
We stayed here for 10 nights in September, myself, my wife and our 2 and a half year old and we really enjoyed it. Absolutely loads for our little boy to enjoy with the pools and mini disco - What more could you want at 2 year old? The food could get a bit repetitive but there are some lovely restaurants at the back of the hotel and a short walk - A beautiful little hillside village called Koutoulafari (I wouldn't bother walking any further than that as the next village is just a small street) There are plenty of places to eat in Koutou which should break up your hotel holiday, and if you pick one on the right hand side of the street, you'll have the option of sitting on one of the many terraces - All overlooking the harbour down at the bottom of the hill. Back in the hotel there 3 places to eat during the day 1 providing the main meals and the other 2 serving snacks such as pizza, toasties and fries. The middle one by the Olympic pool doubles up as the Italian restaurant but don't be fooled when booking as it's just a few tables by the side of the pool providing a few Italian dishes. The only difference is you get a drink each served to your table. Down outside of the front of the hotel and left takes you to Hersonnisos which is very nice with numerous cafes, restaurants and bars to choose from which again offers a welcome break from the hotel. Star Beach is worth a visit and is free to enter for Imperial guests. Not much at the marina but still worth a visit with several cafes down the sea front. The bars serve drinks in little plastic cups so don't expect to do anything more than wet your lips with each serving, cocktails are also charged for, which for us is an absolute first - Thomson need to get this sorted as some families had them included where as others didn't. Neither could you have other selected drinks such as Irish cream, even their own local brewed version - Again, this was the first time we had ever experienced this and we felt quite disgusted by this having paid what we had for the holiday. The rooms were fine although we did have to ask to be moved due to them putting us in a room with only a shower which was not suitable for our little boy (Only used to having baths at home) this wasn't a problem for the reception staff though who, when we asked, where quite surprised we had been put in the room in the first place. The staff where very accommodating from the front desk to the cleaners who made a fuss of our boy every time they saw him. The entertainment - Not the best and was annoying having to listen to everything repeated several times in different languages. I started going on holiday when travellers from different countries rarely, if ever, shared the same hotels. The standard wasn't the best I've seen but the team did work well together and some of the shows were very entertaining. The airport on the way back home was nothing short of terrible and tainted the rest of the hotel, my wife and I both agreed we wouldn't be visiting Greece again because of how disorganised it all was. Queuing from one end of the airport to the other in 29 degree heat, and then an absolute bottleneck inside with a 200f x 200f holding area for near on 1000 people in that heat with very limited announcements in English - Really put the rest of the holiday to the back of our mind which is not what should happen. Overall, the hotel was a very welcomed break and was thoroughly enjoyed by our little family - Everyone has different views and this is oursMore
Really nice hotel would use again
Me and my husband and 15 year old stayed here last august for 12 nights. We found it a very nice hotel, every where was clean and welcoming , the staff were very nice and always willing to help. The rooms were nice and clean, nothing over the top but cleaned everyday day with beds made and clean towels etc. the only thing which was a little bit of a let down was the size of the bathroom it was a bit small for us. The hotel is a 15 minute walk to the town which was buzzing at night and very pleasant. If you don't like it to crowded at the back of the hotel is a gate which leads to a path Nd that take you to the most lovely little cobbled village with little gift shops , bars and restaurants, a very calm and lovely place to go out at night Nd have a stroll and a few drinks. The entertainment at night was fantastic for the kids and teenagers but if you want a bit of peace the top pool bar is great for that. Food was good and plenty to choose from. Really nice hotel and we will definitely be going back :) More
Nice, comfortable Hotel woth pleasant staff, good meals. Ideal for an early beak in Spring or for that matter in Autumn. Could be very noisy in the heart of Summer. I would go again myself preferably in April. Long way down to the town however there is an electric car / buggy to take you to the main entrance and from there every transport you can think of including a land train.More
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