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Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a little gem; perfect position right behind the Venetian harbour, beautifully restored rooms, pretty garden to sit in and roof terrace, very helpful owners who are on site every day, excellent price - just can't be faulted. After a few nights here we moved to another part of the island and stayed in a 5* hotel - we...

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Neufahrn bei Freising, Germany
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We spent our last night in Barbara Studios and enjoyed our short stay very much. The room was newly renovated and had a very pleasant atmosphere. Barbara Studios is next to all Major attractions in Rethymnon, surrounded by nice tavernas and Restaurants. Host Panos was very friendly and helpful. We highly recommend a stay there!!!

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wales
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

These apartments were in a great location set within the old town and metres from bars and restaurants but also set in a quiet street away from the road. On arrival Iro and Panos were very helpful and gave us a map highlighting all recommended restaurants, meze bars, ATMs etc. which on recommendation took us to some lovely restaurants where...

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Panos K, Manager at Barbara Studios, responded to this review

Hi Jesse, Thank you very much for your wonderful review and your kind words about our hospitality. Kettles are provided in all our rooms and we are very sorry that you did not find it. It is true that we don't change the towels every day, because we try to be as "Green" as possible, however we are glad to...

Reviewed 6 September 2016

I booked a delux room at the Barbara Studio - and it was amazing - room was located in the area of hamam from 14th century - stone walls...just amazing. Owners of the place are the couple, they were wery friendly and helpfull - helped to carry all our luggage to the room and back.

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Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Get a bottle of wine and enjoy the view from the roof top: The castle, harbour and the old town. The owner is amazing. He spent 30 minutes to give us advice. The bed is very comfortable and the bathroom is actually clean (unlike many other hotels on Crete).

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We spent only three nights at Barbara Studios but our stay was the most memorable hotel/inn experience that we've had in a long time. We were upgraded to the deluxe room and the owners, Panos and Iro, were so hospitable and friendly. We arrived late at night and Panos walked to our taxi, which stopped a street away, and greeted...

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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Rethymno is a very sweet little town blessed with good weather and warm welcoming people. Love the Cretans, always pleasant and helpful - and with a good sense of humour. We were lucky to stay in Barbara studios. Panos and his wife are a lovely couple that know how to make guests feel like they are home. Everyday you can...

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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Don't hecitate about this place because it as good as perfect can be. The host Panos and his wife are very kind and take very good care to all of there guests. The rooms are cleaned every day and you will get freshly homemade cakes, juice, raki and other useful food basics. They tought a lot about saving energy with...

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Bristol
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We've just got back from a week's stay at Barbara Studios. This was a really convenient location to stay while we explored Rethymno and the surrounding area, and provided good value for money. As many other reviews have stated, however, our stay was made really special by how friendly and hospitable our hosts Panos and Iro were. They were always...

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Carbondale, Colorado
Reviewed 14 July 2016

My friend and I stayed here for two nights and we were so impressed with the personal service Iro showed us! We were truly welcomed like family and had a lovely stay. We were shown a map of town, marked with places to see and to eat. The value was great, too! I would HIGHLY recommend Barabra Studios as your...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family house welcoming travelers from all over the world, respecting the meaning of the Greek word philoxenia.Guests can relax in our studios, in some of them, make their own meal, accompanied with raki, orange juice, bearing in mind that everything that they need to visit is less than 5 minutes away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barbara Studios

Address: 14 Dambergi Str, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Rethymnon
Price Range: $55 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Barbara Studios 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Room with beautiful ottoman bathroom recommended”
FormigaPetita, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Comfortable studio, perfect for 2-3 friends or a couple. Solo travelers would feel welcome here, too! Clean rooms, very friendly staff! ”
maggiefaye1, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Just inform them of your needs before you go. They will do their best to help. ”
paulandisobel, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just speak to Panos and Iro before you head out to explore the places to eat and roam..!!!”
ApurvDoshi, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Top floor has nice, yet small balconies.”
Svart1, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
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