We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 19 Platanias hotels

Venus Apartments

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Fourlanou 31 Street, Platanias, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Venus Apartments to your Saves list
Venus Apartments
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
83%
Ranked #13 of 19 hotels in Platanias
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
JoJopo69 Hampshire, United Kingdom
  • Overview
  • Reviews (19)
  • Photos (4)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (1)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

19 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    11
    4
    1
    1
    2
See reviews for
4
7
Solo
0
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room Tips
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Another fantastic holiday at the Venus apartments with the Perakis family, can not fault anything. Rooms clean, tidy & well maintained. The most amazing pool & very well looked after. Breakfast was a great way to start the day & kept Daisy & I going most of the day. The Perakis family make you feel so welcome & nothing seems... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My first stay at the Venus Apartments with the Perakis family. I couldn't fault it, the family made me feel very welcome, the rooms were spotless, lovely breakfasts and the pool area was second to none, very clean and very relaxing. I was a bit wary as the apartments are not actually in the town, they are a good ten... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
KENLEY SURREY UK
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

Just returned from another excellent holiday with the perakis family at the Venus Apartments, the rooms are being redecorated with fresh new colours new curtains and are as always spotless, the family take great delight in assisting you to make your holiday memorable , and of course the bonus ... The amazing pool huge, spotless and quiet what more can... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
W Yorkshire
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

Just returned from yet another stay at the Venus. The apartments may not be a modern as others, they are clean and comfortable. The swimming pool remains well maintained with plenty of sun loungers and chairs. Overall,once again, I must highly recommend these apartments for independent travellers who enjoy being welcomed into the Cretan way of life.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2011

we have been going to venus apts for over 15 yrs and we have seen many changes over the years. All the family have and still friendly and helpfull at all times. If you want a nice relaxing hol with a nice pool there is no better place. And be prepared to do some greek dancing on barbecue night also... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2010

A spotlessly clean pool awaits you at the Venus Apartments in Platanias. Most days we had the pool to ourselves, but even when others were there it was still a picture of tranquility. The owners were extremely hospitable and gave great advice about where to go and eat and where not to. There were lots of greek families and couples... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Leeds
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2010

These family-run apartments are spotlessly clean and neat. I've marked down the sleep quality because the beds are rather hard - that won't be unexpected if you've self-catered in Greece before. The swimming pool is a huge bonus - very clean and, more to the point, quiet! We quite often had the pool to ourselves but even if all guests... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Aylesbury
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2010

Great Holiday (again) Last two reviews is a different Place You cannot find fault with the Venus this is our 24th time there since they opened in 93 we have been twice a year many times Great place for all you will not be disapointed

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Hampshire
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2009

We booked these apartments following the earlier good reviews on trip advisor. The last two bad reviews do relate to somewhere else that has somehow got mixed up on here. The apartments are set back off the main road with not a lot surrounding it so there is no view of any description. My husband and I travelled with my... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Essex England
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2009

I knew this place would be basic l but I would not recommend it. The photos of the pool are not true as it is currently overgrown and the pool is full of bags of rubble and the shower is overgrown and has a distinct smell of sewage about it. The room was small and basic and although we asked... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Venus Apartments, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Venus Apartments? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Venus Apartments

Address: Fourlanou 31 Street, Platanias, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Rethymnon > Platanias
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Venus Apartments 2*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, HostelBookers, Priceline and BookingOdigeoWL so you can book your Venus Apartments reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Venus Apartments Platanias
Venus Apartments Hotel Platanias
Venus Apartments Crete, Greece

4 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (5)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (4)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Platanias with
any amenities

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Class
Number of rooms
56

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Venus Apartments staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer