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Hotel Axos

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Maxis kritis 167, Platanias, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Ranked #2 of 19 hotels in Platanias
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We are 2 Tour guides, working at Santorini. We took 3 days out of our schedule, and we spend all nights there. It IS such a great place, the reception service is phenomenal and there recommendations for restaurants is indescribable, perfect service for ordering taxi and they always smile :-). So from 2, experienced tour guides 5 stars from here.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived at Axos at 10pm to be told they had no record of our booking but not to worry as we could stay in the hotel next door and it would all be sorted by the next morning. As you can imagine, we didn't get much sleep and the hotel we were put in was very basic and not what... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are gorgeous - after staying in 6 properties around Crete this year alone, trust me! - and super affordable. Perfect location if you like a great party at their bar -- which is almost the only place you can get a cocktail made WELL! -- and near Rethymno city and its beaches. BUT THE PEOPLE ARE THE BEST... More

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a 2week young couple vacation in July 14. Usually wouldn't go 3*, but took a chance based on the reviews and very glad that we did!! On arrival we were given a warm welcome by the friendly staff, our room was very clean and the free air con is one of the best we've experienced. Bed was... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely room, hotel, cocktails and pool! They gave us a friendly welcome even when we arrived at midnight with tired and crying children! All four of us had a fantastic time at a friend's wedding whilst staying at the Axos Hotel.

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Choppington, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in July 2014. The hotel is located in a good place with plenty of bars/restaurants nearby and about 15 minute bus ride from Rethymnon. The hotel is quite small, the rooms are big enough but ours had a tiny bathroom, you could hardly swing a cat but it did us for the 2 days... More

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Helsinki, Finland
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We were a group of four adults and one 2,5 years old child and we stayed in Axos hotel for two weeks in July 2014. Reservation & Rooms We made our reservation in January for two studio rooms and we had a special request to have the rooms by the pool side and next to each others. When we arrived... More

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Sometimes reviews are misleading and the hotel you stay in can be disappointing Not so with Hotel Axos. This hotel has wonderful accolades and they are all well deserved. Guests who have returned there for 25 years in succession can't be wrong! This is a hotel run by a warm and loving family who made us feel so very welcome.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Loved our stay at the family run Axos, basic but clean, everything you need in the rooms and a lovely pool outside. Not the biggest but more than adequate and such a pretty setting, very relaxing to lounge around with the bar only feet away where as well as a cool drink you could order hot or cold food or... More

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Address: Maxis kritis 167, Platanias, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Rethymnon > Platanias
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Axos 3*
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Axos Hotel Rethymnon
Hotel Axos Crete, Greece

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Axos is a cozy and pleasant apartment hotel, in a beautiful location and with a great variety of services. Highly recommended as an alternative for those who want to explore majestic Rethymno and its surroundings but don't want to be confined within the city. Its name comes from the village ‘AXOS’ where the family that runs the hotel comes from, works since 1989 and been fully renovated in 2009. It is built in an L shape that encloses the pool and garden. There is also a gift/gold shop near the entrance where guests can benefit from an exclusive discount on every purchase. Axos is located in Platanias which is the most well known seaside village for the holidaymakers with restaurants, supermarkets, bars, stores with clothes or souvenirs and with a very good bus and taxi transport. To its guests it offers free Internet WI-FI at the public areas (lobby, pool, bar) (Wi-Fi) or they can use the PC provided in the lobby are and its target is the friendly atmosphere since it is a Family Run hotel. Last but not least, Axos is very pleased and proud to announce that the National Jury of programs ''GREEN KEY'' decided to reward ''Axos'' hotel, after having evaluated their application for participating in this ecological label for tourist units. So now Axos is officially a ''GREEN KEY'' hotel.''Axos hotel offers 44 Studios and Apartments that recently have been renovated (2009). Modern furnishing, spacious rooms and big balconies suitable decorated in a pleasant atmosphere. All rooms are equipped with central heating, self controlled air-condition, balcony, satellite Flat Screen TV, direct telephone line, radio, cooker with 2 rings, microwave, kitchen kettle, coffee & tea making facilities, refrigerator, toaster, coffee maker, wake up service, hair dryer, bath tabs and very relaxing bed mattresses with ISO certifications for you to enjoy. ... more   less 
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