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Barbara Studios

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14 Dambergi Str, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Our stay with Panos and Iro was a highlight of our trip to Crete. The room was beautiful. Every morning there were fresh pastries and orange juice left in the fridge and always a bottle of raki on the table.We arrived at 4 a.m. after a much delayed flight from Gatwick...Panos was there waiting to set us up in our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

My opinion is very short: the best studios of Rethymno. And the best expression of the Cretan kindness. So I would like to thank Iro&Panos, and Lili, once more for their hospitality during the days we stayed at Barbara. It is our third time there, and I hope not the last, cause we love it. For example, I have never... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

My wife and I stayed in Barbara Studios Rethymno, without having booked ahead, ie phoning when we arrived in Rethymno. Although not on the premises at the time (It was Cretan Siesta Time), Iro left a family function to greet us, and in fact came out to guide us for the last few hundred metres of our journey. The room... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Only stayed the 2 nights and wish we had stayed longer we enjoyed Rethymnon so much. We had just booked one studio for the 2 nights, but were advised by Panos to take another room , which he gave us at a great price. He was right the 2 rooms worked out well. Panos came out with us to where... More 

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Thank MarinersTours
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We stayed at Barbara Studios from 26-28 September 2015. First of all, the owners Panos and Iro guided us to the place and were very friendly and warm. The place is very well located in the heart of old town of Rethymnon with all food joints, pubs and clubs in walking distance...Please take tips from them before you head out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

This was a gem to us. Panos gave us such a friendly and personal welcome. The studios are basic, but had everything we needed (loads of power outlets!). The owners has put a personal touch on many things and that we really appreciated. Every day there was a new treat for us in the fridge and fresh lemonade. Panos also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

The couple were very friendly and helpful, providing a hand drawn map of the town with colour coded points of information eg ATM, supermarket, etc. The room was large and clean and furnished with attention to detail: the room had complimentary coffee, tea, juice, cake and raki). Really nice location in old town near a supermarket, the harbour, and lots... More 

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

Dear Friend, Thank you very much for your kind review and for mentioning all the little details that we try to provide so that you have a great time in our wonderful old town. We also thank you for mentioning our strategic location between the "Fortezza" and "Porto Veneziano", and the cleanliness of the room. We wash the towels ourselves... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Just arrived home from a 2 week stay at Barbara studios. Panos and Iro were the best hosts we have ever stayed with.They made us feel so welcome and nothing was too much trouble. We were left treats and very welcome bottles of juice everyday. The house is beautiful and the sights from the rooftops are amazing surrounded by the... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at Barbara Studios,the room was superb and I wouldn't hesitate to stay again in the future. The bathroom was particularly stunning as it was an old Turkish bath. The bed was really comfy and the communal areas were great, particularly the roof terrace, which was brilliant to up to at night. Panos and Iro were... More 

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

Hi Tom, We greatly appreciate your excellent feedback about the deluxe room, that you stayed in. Thank you very much for your notes on our help to enjoy all the beauties of the old town. We would love to welcome you back! Love & Best Wishes, Panos and Iro More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We have stay there several times,and we enjoy every time we go there the Cretan Hospritality,Panos and Iro are Always there for what ever are your needs,On the evening you should try the cretan raki and the Cretan dishes which they ofefr by heart by the lovely couple which runs the hotel

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

Dear George, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this wonderful review about us on TripAdvisor. We are very glad that you always enjoy our hospitality, and your room. Thank you a million times for your love and big help with your excellent mark on TripAdvisor! Love and Best Wishes, Panos & Iro More 

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