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Beautiful restored hamlet in the hills close to Arkadi monastery
We spent a week at Kapsaliana. The staff was polite, helpful and attentive. The food was so good that we never had dinner anywhere else. Our room (Aquarius suite) was extremely comfortable and this... more
Reviewed 8 October 2017
Peaceful smart resort set in olive groves
We were a group of 5 adults staying for two nights. Kapsaliana is an abandoned town now turned into around 15 high end rooms and suites. Each room is unique - one of ours had a little garden, another... more
This lovely hotel is ideally situated off the busy main road close to ammoudara beach, however hire car is essential to get the best out of the surrounding area. There are many steps leading up to... more
Reviewed 14 September 2007
Lovely Greek Family Hotel
The Alkyon Hotel was clean and the staff very friendly. The older couple in the hotel didn't speak much English but that didn't stop them making us feel very welcome. The rooms had everything we... more
We booked this place as a last minute deal and got an amazing price for all inclusive.
The location was stunning, what a beautiful part of the world! The beach was just over the road and the sea was... more
Reviewed 24 September 2016
Good deal for the price
Group of 3 couples spent 2weeks at the Stella katrin. It is as the more positive reports say "a good deal for the price". The staff are amazing (thanks Crista and tina). We thought that the drinks... more
Family run hotel with typical cretan charm. If you want a 5 star hotel then this is probably not for you. However situated right on the beach, the hotel is split into 3, 2 storey blocks, so not too... more
We booked a week at Carme Villas through lastminute.com, somewhat on a whim and we were delighted by the apartments.
Our flight was delayed and then we had problems collecting our rental car so we... more
Reviewed 5 October 2017
A Perfect Family Villa
This was a first holiday in August since I was a child and now that my eldest is in full time school we took the plunge in peek season, something I have avoided for various reasons. Having left it... more
Worst hotel ever I asked for my family to be moved after the 1st night - meal times were a joke, very poor quality food and not enough to go round, final straw was whilst queueing for the buffet... more
Reviewed 13 March 2017
Very bad hotel
Very old hotel. Very simple, I recommend only when you are really on very low budget. Insects in rooms, Russians at pool, too little meal. It is located quite a long walk from the beach and it is... more
Again a review to the best hotel in Platanes Rethymno, stayed for a weekend for relaxation after a hard touristic season.
Great Staff and great professionalism! My compliments to every one!! I will... more
Reviewed 13 October 2017
Excellent in all aspects, especially the friendly and helpful crew !
Caramel Boutique was a top holiday destination.
The hotel managed to score in all possible aspects a five star hotel can offer.
Top location, quietness, rooms with a view and above all : client... more
The fact that almost a year later I'm still talking and thinking about the food says a lot especially considering that I visited other places before and after, and has by far been the best meal I've... more
Reviewed 1 February 2018
We visited this place when it first opened for the year in March 2017, and I cannot fault the place... incredible, absolutely incredible, the drinks and cocktails were delicious. The food deserved a... more
Nice hotel in very good price. Clean rooms in a medium standard. Hotel is located close to the sea.
Perfect food and nice personel.
Best regards for Eva from cold Poland sending Piotr and Anita... more
Reviewed 17 October 2017
As a starter I booked this for its On The Beach 4* rating. I’ll be honest, despite some reviews you may see, as far as the hotel decor, cleanliness and facilities go, it is a 4* and nobody can deny... more
Relaxation place but not really a 4* hotel from services point of view
Room: if you want a single bad for 2 persons and not 2 separate one, make sure you specify this in your booking request. Otherwise you will get a twin.. and some "rolled eyes" from the girls on... more
Reviewed 6 October 2017
All inclusive week long stay
My wife and I had spent ages finding a good package deal for a relaxing holiday, we found Rethymno Residence through first choice. I would agree with other reviews and say that I don't think this... more
We went in october 2017
After booking I read many of the reviews, some had negative things to say. Here is my response to them.
1. lack of variety in salads, choice
ive been to a number of places... more
Reviewed 25 October 2017
Lovely food, clean hotel and staff very friendly. Noisy roads.
Hotel is sandwiched between a busy national road at the back and a tourist resort route road at the front so not quiet at all when sat by the pool or on sunbeds. The hotel was cheap and cheerful and... more
My partner and I stayed at the Rethymnon Palace hotel in September.
It did not get off to the best of starts as we were given one of the older and more uncomfortable rooms on the 4th floor.
When I... more
Reviewed 15 September 2017
Sejour 3 - 10 September - relaxing vacation
Really nice hotel and staff, it was a relaxing vacation. This hotel is a great choice if you are looking for a place to relax or to be well located to visit the island. I traveled there with my... more
location lovely but very very disappointed with the food and the hospitality of the staff. the food was awful, the room was awful. the pillows were badly stained, i peeped under the sheets and there... more
Reviewed 6 May 2017
Classy hospitality of Crete.
We are staying here now and having a great time. The beautifully situated hotel exceeded our expectations. Of course, there is usual Kreta hospitality and personal attention to every guest. But... more
We spent here amazing week. The food was delicious, staff pleasant, they solved every our problem without hesistation. Room was big enough including balcony where you can store stuff from beach. We... more
Reviewed 3 October 2017
Good place for traveling as well as staying on the beach, with risk of waves
Clean, nice, big enough rooms. Friendly staff, speaking English at least at basic level.
Choice of food (halfboard) is ok for 3 stars hotel, also for vegetarians, wide offer of vegetables
This hotel is really good. It is clean and comfortable; our room was equipped with private bathroom and kitchenette. The hotel is very close to the Beach. The Breakfast was included. It was... more
Reviewed 1 August 2017
GOOD HOTEL GREAT VALUE
Good sized rooms nice big balcolny very good wi fi reception,if you have a car plenty of room to park on the road at the back .plenty of restaurants very close though they all seem to have the same... more
We booked this hotel through Expedia as a last minute holiday booking. The positives. Our ground floor front facing room was verity tastefully decorated and simply furnished. Positives: A very... more
Reviewed 30 September 2017
We stayed for 1 week (22nd - 29th Sept), booked with Expedia and flights with EasyJet and had booked a hire car at Heraklion airport (Greenways) and easily found the hotel within 1 hour 10 mins. The... more
Excellent hotel. Very kind personnel. Delicious food, Unfortunately the sea was very wavy so difficult to approach, that's why we had to use the pool, which was really pleasant. The beach bar is also... more
Reviewed 26 October 2017
Horrible food!! and 3 Euros a day for sunbed
Thankfully we only stayed for a week, could not of tolerated another week of their food.!! The Hotel was well located on the beach, good swimming pool, but it was very difficult to get in and out of... more
Friendly , tasty but a bit pricey compared to all else
Excellent secluded and clean beach at the furthermost spot of the Panormo bay .Away from all and not easy to get to it if yon dont know about it ..The taverna is very friendly and tasty but compared... more
Reviewed 26 August 2017
Beds are pretty hard
Only one public toilet in whole hotel area
Hotel is NOT suited for people who have trouble going up/down the stairs. Many main routes in the hotel i.e. going to restaurant... more
2nd visit to this hotel so we knew what to expect.We were b&b but the breakfast
had not altered since our 1st visit in 2015,not great for the British guest of which there were very few.Having said... more
Reviewed 17 October 2017
we had asked for high floor pool view and were very disappointed to be on the ground floor with virtually no view of anything however when we went and spoke to Costas on reception the following... more
We stayed here 2 years on the trot. On arrival we were offered sweet treats and a drink which was a nice touch and the staff kindly brought our luggage to the room for us. We loved the clean cut look... more
Reviewed 24 January 2018
nice holiday - june 2017
very nice place, nice staff and great food and wine...
we had luxury yali with sharing pool, the furniture was a bit older, it could be reconstruct in the near future but room had very nice... more
We arrived to be met by owners who were very welcoming even got free drink as pint of lager was mistaken for pina Calada
, we also had very nice pizza reasonable . Room was in prime place bottom... more
Reviewed 27 August 2017
Basic but clean
We stayed here for a week. We arrived late and the owners made us food at 1 in the morning. Very helpful and friendly owners. The room we had was very big and had its own kitchen. Very clean place... more
The apartments are run by friendly, welcoming and very helpful staff. The facilities are good and breakfast excellent quality and value. We ate breakfast here every day before heading out. Perfect if... more
Reviewed 26 October 2017
Cute hotel with a nice staff and a homey feel, value for money
We were 2 adults and an 8 years old girl and we stayed at Castello Bianco 3 nights in October. Communication with the hotel via email was simple and efficient. Our plans changed quite a lot and they... more
We really enjoyed the stay at Limas hotel;)Delicious dinners, very helpful owners. The hotel is situated in the quiet area, only a few people on the beach nearby, even in high season. The rooms are... more
Reviewed 17 September 2016
a very pleasant stay at Limas Apartments
I booked a 14 nights stay at Limas Apartments with the Greek company Mouzenidis Travel,which included flight with meal on board,a 20 kilograms luggage and an 8 kilograms cabin luggage,transfer from... more
Wonderful place, very friendly staff. Close to the sea (sandy beach). The owners pay attention to guests. And good advisers what and how to visit. We spend there family holiday (2 adults + 3 kids... more
Reviewed 8 October 2017
Extra payments for everything
This is our third night. Probably the baddest hotel ever. I dont recommend it. Rooms are very old, mattresses very hard and bad for back. First we got the ground floor, it was noisy and there was bad... more
Recently returned from a stay at rethymno village hotel on Crete. Room was clean and tidy and cleaned by maid every day except Sundays. Wide selection of good food at all meals but choice of drinks... more
Reviewed 27 July 2017
Great hotel , very clean , food was good if your willing to try . I'm fussy but found something to eat all day . All inclusive drinks was poor but was happy spending money out at eyes live lounge... more
Convenient location, close to beach and restaurants
We just came back from a brilliant holiday to Crete. We had a large studio which was easy big enough for two and we used the long pool which was quiet and relaxing. Very impressed with daily... more
Reviewed 28 July 2017
Very nice location
Hotel is very near to beach which is about 10km long and very beautiful. Sunset there is one "must see" thing. Room in hotel was nice, but there isn't very much closet space and very little dishes... more
Well sited on main routes and next to highway giving easy access to restaurants, shops and beach.....any requests were complied with fairly rapidly. On site shop was useful and not too pricey for... more
Reviewed 1 November 2017
Stayed for a month.
We came to lose the effects of the start of winter. Initially it was fantastic but in the last week or so it was clear that the resort was closing down. However the resort where we were
staying was... more
We stayed here for 11 days st the beginning of sept. The hotel is perfect. The reception and bar area are beautiful and very clean The pool is the cleanest one I've experienced. We had a one... more
Reviewed 31 August 2017
A verry nice & friendy location with friendy personal, a pool with 3 major depths:0,80 m, 1,50m & 2,50m. Verry clean rooms, it îs situated 50 m from the beach. The beach that is in front of the hotel... more
It's difficult to tell you just how good this little place is without sounding like hyperbole - but trust me it really is that good.
We stayed as a couple in one of the garden apartments for two... more
Reviewed 6 September 2017
Made the holiday
Had a 10 day holiday at the La Stella it could not have been better. All the staff were great but Babis who is" more than just a barman" made the holiday even better with his humour, service and... more
Great location, close to the beach...
Staff incredibly friendly...
Very nice bar with many events (live music...)
You should stay here, it's the best place to be in Platanas... more
Reviewed 13 November 2017
Home away from home
Each time we return to AXOS we feel like family returning home. We have been staying at AXOS for the last 4 years and cannot fault the hospitality. Already planning our trip for 2018. Friendly staff... more
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