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Youth Hostel Rethymno

Tobazi 41, Rethymnon, Crete 74100 , Greece
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable beds, a nice common area, a central location, and working wifi. You can't ask for much more at a youth hostel, but in Rethymno you'll also get a sense that you are cared for by the amazing staff. I only stayed one night, but at the amazing rates, I dream of going back...

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Heraklion Prefecture, Greece
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Very low budget dormitory. Perfect for young and not demanding people. With a good company it is ok. The room and the beds were clean. The common showers clean as well. There was even hot water :) In Crete, unfortunately very often, in apartments and in 2 or even 3 stars hotels the rule is: "No sun, no hot water".... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Alex and Stefan are wonderful hosts. Plenty of local knowledge to impart. I never had a dull day in Crete because of it. Great balcony (with cheap alcohol to purchase from the hostel) on which to meet people. Just a fantastic atmosphere, and a great hostel to use as a base to visit a lot of Crete. Decent rooms, hot... More 

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Quebec, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had a great time here at the hostel. From the communal kitchen to the clean showers, the great location or the atmosphere, you got it all there. Alex and George are what make this hostel special though. These two guys are great company and fun. Alex knows all about Rethymno and the surroundings, is a great cook and will... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

if you don't mind sleeping OUTSIDE!! yes some of the room had no roof!!! and the rooms being crammed where i had to put my bad on my bed to open it! well then this is the hostel for you!! it was in a great location! but you can tell they have just crammed in as many beds as they... More 

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Manolis K, Owner at Youth Hostel Rethymno, responded to this review

We are sorry the quest was not satisfied however we wish to explain what happened . All rooms are cleaned daily at 11.00 h so the beds were ready for them when the quests arrived . The problem was that we were very full ( for many days in August ) and we had not to much space left for... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Great location just steps from the beach and the narrow cobbled streets of Rethymno. Amazing warm hospitality offered by the innkeepers - they are happy to talk you through any one of a dozen amazing Crete daytrips easily accessible from this central western location on the island. Easy bussing from the ports in Heraklio, and also from the Samarian George... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
11 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

We only stayed for one night but there was always a very friendly and almost party-like kind of atmosphere. All the services are available and generally in decent conditions. They have outdoor accommodation as well if you're up for something out of the ordinary. There is breakfast, snacks, drinks, books, infos, etc. the location is awesome, right in the old... More 

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Rethymnon, Greece
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is the real hostel and one of the best. Place where you interrupt with people from all around the world. You have a unique chance to make friends, good sleep and in the morning very good and cheap breakfast. Want to stay forever...

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Rethymnon, Greece
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I only planned on staying a night or two, but ended up getting sucked into & addicted to the amazing atmosphere and staying 2 weeks! It's so easy to make fast friends here and we ended up renting a car together and exploring some of the special places Crete has to offer. It truly was a time to remember :).... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Stayed in Rethymno in this hostel for two nights, and would've stayed longer if I had the time! For only €10/night I had a simple bunk bed in a female dorm, but it was the friendly people staying and most amazing hospitable staff that makes your stay that extra bit special! I've stayed in plenty of hostels but this one... More 

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