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Youth Hostel Rethymno

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Tobazi 41, Rethymnon, Crete 74100 , Greece
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Crete, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The facilities are really basic - bunk beds, with a sheet and a wool blanket (bring your own summer blanket) [some guests even get a pillow =) ], showers and toilets are outside of the main building, some toilets have boards, and some hours you get hot water in the shower. Aside from that it has a small kitchen, loby,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only stayed one night, but here are my impressions. Pros: Good atmosphere! Lots of interesting people. Good facilities, many showers and toilets so I never had to wait for either. Good location and friendly staff. Cons: No air conditioning (not so nice for me, I'm from the north and used to colder temperatures). You can sleep on the roof... More 

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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night and although the location is ideal we were a bit disappointed with our stay. We were not given any towels or pillows and when we requested, we were told that there were none left as "tourists often take these from the hostel." Rooms were crowded and extremely hot with 24 beds leaving little privacy.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel i my most favorite in Europe. I come here every year since 8 years !!! Vibe here is incredible, makes you feel at home away from your home. Staff is amasing, knows everything for the area and day trips.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

In all fairness I am sure that this is a great hostel, however the way we started our time here was not very pleasant and really set the tone for the rest of our time. We had planned to stay 4 nights but ended up leaving after 2 as we were not very impressed. The facilities are clean and nice,... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Clean, pleasant, very central to the nice old old town in Rethymno. Very helpful staff. 10 Euros a night for a perfectly comfy dorm bed, wifi included, bathroom & toilet block in the garden. Basic but a bargain. Would stay there again.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I had slightly unfortunate timing in my trip to Crete in that the weather was actually very cold, windy, and raining. Because of this, it became clear that the insulation in the rooms was not necessarily ideal, as we were pretty cold the first few nights. That being said, if you're there during warmer weather this wouldn't be an issue.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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
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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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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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