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Xenia Hotel

Sfakia, Crete 73011, Greece
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Xenia Hotel
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Sfakia
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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
    5 of 5 stars
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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
23 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Lexington, Kentucky
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We were lucky enough to find this hotel without a reservation. Based on the TripAdvisor ratings I thought it would be OK but in truth I LOVED IT! Chora Sfakia is just so charming and the location of this hotel was so wonderful. The view from our room was breathtaking and the areas down by the rocks where you could... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Xenia hotel is the perfect place to spend a week in September/October - you feel welcome from the moment you arrive and George and his staff gives you a warm greeting. The rooms are clean and have great views to the sea or the village. In the evening George make the most fantastic Soulaki on the barbecue in front of... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

I was a bit concerned about our booking here as I hadn't had a reply to email for a week or so, and then wasn't asked for a credit card, but when we arrived and saw how very casual the style is we understood! The approaches to the hotel are a little daunting - first you must drive your car... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We stay here for 3 nights in August 2013 booking by email in advance. The room was huge overlooking Vrisses beach. It was spotlessly clean. Breakfast was basic (orange juice, coffee, bread and cake). In the evening meat cooked on the spit was excellent. As mentioned in other reviews the road to the car park is challenging with a steep... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I loved this place! After a rough night in another hotel I was delighted to come here. Nice and spacious rooms with large balconys and spectacular sea views. The hotel also has a private access to the beach with a few sunbeds and a bathing ladder. Quiet and simply lovely! I highly recommend this place.

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New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Loved our stay at this lovely hotel beside the sea. Wonderful hosts made you feel welcome. Great parking behind hotel. Gorgeous views. Delicious food. Across the harbour we could see the New Zealand flag flying reminding us of our effort to fight for the Cretan people during the war.

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Kissamos, Greece
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 hotel reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We stayed just one night here on our way around Crete but could happily have stayed longer. The rooms were large with a small kitchen and most seemed to have a large terrace too looking out over the sea or the town and harbour. Friendly staff/owners but they left you to it. The car park is very useful, around a... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

We intended to stay for 2 days - but stayed for 5. High standard for small town in Crete. Staff very helpful. Lots of rooms with sea views. Quiet. Car park useful. Good base for walking. We would like to return.

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Address: Sfakia, Crete 73011, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Sfakia
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Sfakia
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