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Hotel Nikos

Messara, Matala, Crete 70200, Greece
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Ranked #3 of 17 hotels in Matala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014
tobyis Geneva, Switzerland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Geneva, Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We stayed one day/night as part of our trip around Crete. A small-ish hotel, we received a friendly welcome. The room was clean and comfortable, with an old-ish bathroom and a very small terrace that's right on the pathway to other rooms (so not at all private). The hotel is very well located 100 metres from the beach (but no... More

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Genova, Liguria, Italy
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Beautiful position in the center of the village, only two minutes walk to the beach of Matala and the famous caves. Our room was provided of a very useful terrace. Friendly staff. Easy free parking 50 meters from the hotel.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We only stayed one night here while driving around Crete and were very impressed by the atmosphere of this small family owned hotel. The rooms are basic but spotless, they are air conditioned (necessary for a good sleep on hot nights) and have a little terrace each. Then there is the lovely shaded central area filled with trees where you... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We have been travelling through Europe by car for three months and although we only stayed one night this was certainly one of our best experiences The welcome and hospitality was superb and the room spotlessly clean and comfortable Everybody went the extra mile to make the evening special including several rakis with Nikos Best breakfast of the trip and... More

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206 reviews 206 reviews
42 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Our hotelier in Sissi searched the web and found the Hotel Nikos for us for an overnight stay whilst we were touring southern Crete. It turned out to be a very good choice - spacious room, well air coditioned and very clean. The staff were very friendly and helpful. It is situated close to the main shops and restaurants and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Nikos is a lovely hotel owned by friendly people in a superb location only a few minutes from the tavernas and beach. We had a great stay and recommend. Bed was a little hard for our liking. Ask for level 3!

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We stayed 3 nights here. This is a good hotel from which to visit the Matala area, close to the shopping and beach areas, and the Red Beach trail. We got the "room with sea view", which is actually a penthouse room (the only one), Very nice studio, with a view of the bay and the cliff with the famous... More

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11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

We stayed in this hotel in October 2008 for b/b. Nice hotel, small pool, nice view from balcony, nice beach.

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Montreal, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2011

Hotel Nikos is a nice hotel. The hotel is very clean, in a nice location and has parking. But, Nikos had told us that our rooms would be 40 euros each and when we checked out, his wife insisted that the cost per room was 45 euros. There could have been no misunderstanding as I was with 3 Greek speaking... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2010

I have just returned from spending a fortnight at this hotel. The staff were mostly friendly - some because of the language 'gunted'. The cleanliness was oustanding. The rooms are basic but clean, afterall just how much time does one spend in their room? The hotel is situated a 15/20minute walk away from the main hubbub which suited me not... More

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Address: Messara, Matala, Crete 70200, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Matala
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