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Youth Hostel Plakias

Plakias, Plakias, Crete 74060, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013
john k London, United Kingdom
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Rating summary
  • 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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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

A well designed hostel, catering to all ages, with a nice community spirit. The village of Plakias isn't much but it's a good base to explore surrounding beaches and gorges etc. With one exception (see below) the manager in 2013 did a good job, balancing organization and a relaxed atmosphere. A word of warning to solo female travelers: a lot... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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
2 helpful votes 2 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
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

I stayed at Plakias Youth Hostel in July and I absolutely loved it! 10 euros a night with breakfast, you cant beat that...the dorm rooms are great and very clean....I had so much fun and I didnt want to leave...beautiful setting in the trees with lots of hammocks to relax in....5 minutes walk to the beach. Uli, the German manager... More

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Horsens, Danmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Truly one of the best hostels I have ever stayed in (and I have traveled all over the world). It feels like home but in the most cool surroundings ;-) I visited with my children - and I would recommend the hostel to anyone regardless of age! I hope to be back! ;-)

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

This place was amazing but it would be more amazing if you rented a car and could drive around the island. The activities you can do around this area are AMAZING. The staff are friendly and the beds are comfortable. They offer a very cheap breakfast and its very nice. We would like to come back here one day.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Been here for 9 nights and it was sure worth the while. The atmosphere is amazing, you can just go here on your own and you will most certainly immediately catch up with some very pleasant people. I went here with a friend of mine and we met a lot of young people from a whole range of different countries,... More

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Also Known As:
Youth Hostel Plakias Crete, Greece
Address: Plakias, Plakias, Crete 74060, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Plakias
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 35 Specialty lodging in Plakias
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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