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Sfakia, Crete 73011, Greece
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Xenia Hotel
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Sfakia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Athens Greece
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78 reviews 78 reviews
17 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our room had a magnificent sea view as do most rooms) A comfortable bed, spotless linen, very efficient air conditioning, and a roomy bathroom with plenty of hot water, worked well. Breakfast was basic and a lack of a menu meant we did not know we could order omelettes and fruit. The sun areas near the sea are not child... More

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Helsingoer, Denmark
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Xenia in Chora Sfakion has the best location in town. Right at the end of the old harbour, with a private stairway access to the Libyan Sea behind the hotel (nice for a quick dip and great for snorkling), and 100 meters further on you will find a small beach. We had a Family room with 2 bedrooms, and... More

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Helsinki, Finland
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best location in Hora Sfakion, on a small peninsula. From the hotel you can see the South Cretan (former Libyan) Sea, and to the town, just a few steps away. We had this view even from our balcony, as it was on the 3rd floor corner (room 303, I think). It was said to be the best room, and... More

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Datchet, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We go to Loutro via Sfakia each year and everytime we get on the ferry and start the short trip to Loutro we see the Xenia hotel nestling in the far corner of the Sfakia bay... Well this time we did not go to Loutro but decided to stay in the Xenia Hotel for a three day break and boy... More

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
35 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We got booked into this hotel by our tour operator on a walking holiday on the coast. We only stayed two nights there, but wished it could have been more. The rooms have recently been renovated and were simply furnished but spotlessly clean. We all balconies or terraces and air conditioning. The manager, Iorgos, and his wife, are funny, very... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We had two connected rooms in the new part of the hotel, a huge corner balcony with a breathtaking view over the bay and the village. The rooms were very spacious and had free air conditioning, cable YV, hairdryer and fridge. I would say every room here has a great view from the balcony as the hotel is surrounded by... More

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

had a fantastic stay here, the hotel is perfectly situated with great views across the harbour; staff are great, friendly and welcoming. Had a lovely meal there on our first night, pork from the spit and plenty of other tasty options in the kitchen. Superb fresh fruit juice for breakfast. Room was large and comfortable with good view of hi... More

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Crete, Greece
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Good : best position, sea- all yours, huge parking, spectacular view, superb rooms, general width and comfort, homemade cuisine, internet and best of all - the people of Xenia. Georgos and Vana are the soul of Xenia and they'll never let you down. Bad: packing stuff and leaving this place :) Just go with maximal confidence and enjoy life.

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
24 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We stayed here because we were tracing the evacuation route of a portion of the British, Australian, and NZ forces during the Battle of Crete. Hard to believe they pulled 16,000 people off that tiny shingle beach - while German mountain troops were battling on the cliffs above. Nice memorial commemorating it. Considered the favorite hotel of Lonely Planet in... More

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Farnham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We spent a fantastic few days here, in a top-floor room with great views, air conditioning and friendly, relaxed staff. The little town is delightful... visit the very moving war memorial at the harbour, enjoy the fine restaurants of which Xenia's own taverna is one of the best. Suffice to say we shall be back next year, and will stay... More

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Address: Sfakia, Crete 73011, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Sfakia
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