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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Graz, Austria
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Stavanger, Norge
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Good hostel at a good location in Plakias. Good bunk beds, spacious rooms and excellent toilet facilities, good common "room" (it is outside) where it is pretty easy to meet other guests. They serve a nice breakfast, and as the only hostel I have visited they have a serve yourself option on beer, soda and water. Write up what you... More

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Austin,TX
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Nothing stands out here typical squeaky low wood bunks, no a/c so hot in high season although the wind I. Plakias is INSANE June-August but still hot, weak water pressure and coldest showers i had on the island but nice spacious showers no less, nice manager I saw a couple times, no kitchen but a packed fridge. the communal space... More

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Address: Plakias, Plakias, Crete 74060, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Plakias
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