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Youth Hostel Plakias

Plakias, Plakias, Crete 74060, Greece
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to properly unwind and forget all your stresses. Uli, the supper chilled (German) Hollywood cameraman by winter and hostel manager by summer, will make you feel instantly welcomed and relaxed. There are regular hostel BBQ dinners, free snorkel use and advice on the best beaches and gorge walks. I came for day, stayed two and could... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Uli has created the quintessential hostel atmosphere. So chilled out, and everyone trusts each other. Picturesque hostel and location. Two minutes walk from Plakias. Uli has plenty of local knowledge and tips to impart. Many great conversations were had with other backpackers over his delicious and affordable breakfast menu and late night drinks. There was communal cooking which really brought... More

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Graz, Austria
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I really in enjoyed the stay at the Youth Hostel Plakias. I felt very comfortable and I met many friendly and interesting people. The team of the hostel is veryvery kind. The manager gave us good tips where to go away from the tourisits. We will never forget the hiking we did there! The village around the hostel is also... More

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Quebec, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It's like an exotic resort for the price of an ordinary youth hostel. The location and dorms are great, there are a huge amount of hiking trails, expeditions, and secret beaches to find, everything within walking distance of the hostel. Uli the manager is really helpful and if he wants to go somewhere the day, go with him if you... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Booked two days and stayed a week found it super hard to leave. Great hostel with a awesome community vibe, trust, atmosphere and kindness. The hostel manager Uli is awesome very welcoming and shares the best places to hike, beaches to swim, I wouldn't have ever found on my own. It's affordable and the place to stay in Crete. "Get... More

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Ulm, Germany
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Amazing hostel. The location is great and it has a very warm and closeness feel among the guests. There's lots to do and the owner is very helpful with offering advice on local attractions such as the waterfall walk and cliff jumping (both highly recommended!). If I'm ever back in Greece I would make a trip especially to plakias for... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Great hostel with community, trust, atmosphere and kindness. The hostel manager, Uli, is uber welcoming and shares the best places to hike, beach, swim, rug that I would never have found on my own. It's affordable and way more than worth it.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

All the good things that were written before are true. Came for 1 night ended up staying for 4 (and would have stayed more if I could). The rooms are spacious the beds are comfortable and it is clear there was some thought into the little things that can make a hostel room excellent (like a personal light for each... More

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Lahaina, Hawaii
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Great place , would highly recommend this place to all my friends. Nice atmosphere , clean well managed , booked for a couple days ended up staying a month. It has to be a great place for me to do that. I do not need 200 characters to tell you this place is nice. Why do they insist you have... More

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I've been staying at this this hostel since it opened in 1996 so I thought it was about time I wrote a review. This hostel has good clean rooms with good clean showers and toilets. It's still a very relaxed and friendly place. A previous reviewer mentioned that there was a problem with the water pressure in the showers but... More

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Address: Plakias, Plakias, Crete 74060, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Plakias
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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