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israel
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We spent only one night, at this lovely, family owned hotel, on our eay to Paleochora. Very pleasant - basic, clean, had anything you might wish. Evan a swimming pool. We were welcomed by the owners, who were very helpful and just wished to know our needs so as to fulfill them. Our "contact" there was Stavros. When we "got...

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

My partner and I stayed here earlier in the year and had such a good time we went back again in September with a group of friends. The accommodation is basic but immaculately clean; three sets of bedding and towels in one week. The staff make you feel very welcome and on arrival at gone 1am they were happy to...

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Thank Brian R
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Second time here and will come again! Very basic accomodation but clean and has everything needed for a relaxing holiday. Close to all amenities; restaurants, bars, supermarkets etc. Staff are very helpful and friendly. Didnt encounter any cockroaches and only 2 cats. If you want five star luxury then you need to book five star!!

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Spent a very relaxing week at the Cretan Sun. Very close to all amenities. Short taxi ride to Rethymnon. Rooms basic but clean. Note other reviews that rooms need updating which is true but they have everything you need and this did not affect our holiday in any way. Breakfast very good for 5 euros. All snacks at bar very...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This nice small place would give you a fair and relaxing accommodation solution.the breakfast roght next to the swimming pool was good enough and the background greek music got us into the mood of morning relaxation. There is parking outside and it was only 5-10 minutes drive from rithmino's center on a straight road. We arrived after midnight but they...

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Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived for a week on 27th August, our flight had been delayed so we didn't arrive till 2hrs later than planned, we were met by Stavros who kindly showed us to our room & carried a few suitcases along the way, he also made us cheeseburgers & chips which was amazing & his mojito cocktails are great!! Our room...

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place and also very clean, friendly staff, good service! We had a nice holiday thanks to the people from Cretan Sun, thanks to the guy from Eden beach, Stelios, and i realy recomend this hotel because is a family business and everyone is very nice, they care about you snd your needs... In the evening is a romantic atmosphere...

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I spent one week with my family at cretan sun.Very nice location nice big pool only 300 metres from the beach.At the pool bar u can have tasty snacks at very good price and service.Thank s cretan sun for the hospitality.We ll be back!!!!!

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Kettering, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The Cretan Sun is basic but great value. The staff go the extra mile to ensure your stay is the best it can be. The studio room we stayed in was bright, clean, spacious will a pool veiw. Rooms are cleaned and towels are changed every 2 to 3 days. Facilities include 2 hob cooker, fridge/freezer, tv (for anti social...

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Had fab holiday here in august. Rooms are basic but very clean and ours was good size. My daughter made loads friends from norway and belgium. Lunchtime food fab, drinks very reason price wise and staff very helpful. Big shout out to Manos, Marilyna, Stavros and Demetrios 😎

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Cretan Sun

Address: 20 Imvrou, Platanias, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Rethymnon > Platanias
Price Range: $32 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cretan Sun 2*
Number of rooms: 35
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Cretan Sun Crete, Greece
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Platanias
#3 Family Hotel in Platanias
#3 Romantic Hotel in Platanias
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“Higher floors are less noisy if people are partying.”
 of 5 bubbles 178qasima, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“best ones are 2-3 floor”
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“get a room faceing the pool for best wiev”
 of 5 bubbles perericd, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Room with swimming pool view.”
 of 5 bubbles Lalina_Norway, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We think you should ask for a room with balcony facing the pool because the view otherwise can be poor. And maybe it is best not to have a room with the balcony towards south as the sun can be too much of a good thing!”
 of 5 bubbles StigA793, 30 Sep 2014 | Read review
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