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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Ruth T Cardiff, United Kingdom
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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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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32 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I have just returned from a 10 day break at Hotel Axos in Platanes. From the moment we arrived, this hotel delivered everything it promised on their website. We arrived quite late and were dropped off by a most unhelpful transfer driver from the airport, unsure of where the entrance of the hotel was as we were... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can imagine that Hotels like the Axos are having a tough time with the All Inclusive Madness going on in Crete , none the less they should aim to deliver what they promise . The Axos is not what the website promises - It is a small crammed Hotel with only partially refurbished rooms ( The Showers are clearly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at axos hotel in June 2014 was really great. Here are our highlights - really nice family, they help you with every request oder question you have immediately (we could even shower in the basement after having checked out and coming home from the beach) - nice rooms with balcony and tv, very quiet, good aircon, nice kitchenette... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The experienced traveller will know that family run or independent hotels in Greece greatly varies in quality, and bad surprises can easily ruin a hard earn holiday. The Axos Hotel in Platanias is as far removed from a dodgy independent hotel as you can imagine! What a gem this is! The hotel is located 7km from the Venitian Harbour in... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have just returned from 10 days at the Hotel Axos. The family manage to mix professionalism along with a very warm welcome. Our first couple of days there the weather wasn't great, however, we were offered some great suggestions of places to see within an hours drive, hired a car and off we went. We weren't disappointed, there is... More

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Manosd, Owner at Hotel Axos, responded to this review

Dear Georgia B, We would like to thank you for your nice words and we are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Normally we do respond on the positive reviews because we will just to go all over the same things like, thank you...., nice to know....., we are happy that we come up to your expectations....,... More

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Address: Maxis kritis 167, Platanias, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Rethymnon > Platanias
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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