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Barbara Studios

14 Dambergi Str, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00 Greece
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
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Updated 08/04/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Barbara Studios
Updated 08/04/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#3 of 69 B&Bs / Inns in Rethymnon
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Barbara Studios is, and has been, a real Cretan family home, welcoming travelers coming from all over the world since 1969, respecting the meaning of the Greek word "Filoxenia". If you wish to feel like a "Rethymnian", then this will be your real home in Rethymno. :-) In this 1600's Venetian building, the Venetian and Ottoman heritage, the exotic scents and the magnificent architecture, all endowed to us by the lords and merchants who lived here in the ancient times, is still real and is immediately revealed when you step through the front door for the first time. The tradition of hospitality has been alive at Barbara Studios, since 1969. Barbara family's Cretan love, our love, is the same love which was generously passed to us by our ancestors born and raised in Crete, the island and the mother of world's hospitality. Zeus birthplace.
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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Taxi service
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Private bathrooms
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Electric kettle
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Greek
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Charlotte Coltman wrote a review Sep 2021
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What a wonderful place to stay! A gorgeous old building in the heart of the old town (seriously, location could not be better). We had a studio apartment with mezzanine floor and a small kitchenette and it was perfect for us. We didn't use the balcony much as it was very close to other balconies but with a stunning rooftop terrace just above us, who needs a balcony?! Panos and Iro are very, very kind and it is excellent value for money. Thank you for having us!
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Date of stay: September 2021
Demetra M wrote a review Jul 2021
2 contributions
My husband and I stayed at Barbara Studio twice during our trip. Each time we had a lovely experience! The customer service was excellent. The building and the rooms were beautiful and clean. Next time we’re back in Rethymno we will definitely stay there again!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Milja D wrote a review Jun 2021
3 contributions3 helpful votes
Apartment has everything you need for great stay. Pinos (the host) is great and cooperative. Apartment is located in the heart of the old town. You don't need to worry about parking because there is two free and few paid parking places around the accomodation. My big reccomandation for Barbara Studios.
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Date of stay: June 2021
1 Helpful vote
Benzeigler wrote a review Jun 2021
Bremen, Germany1 contribution1 helpful vote
We liked room, host and location so much, we even came back for 2 night at the end of our trip. Panos is very friendly and gave us better advice than we could've wished for on how to spend our time in Rhetymno and also our other stops within Crete.
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Date of stay: May 2021
1 Helpful vote
Shay W wrote a review Oct 2020
Dublin, Ireland5 contributions14 helpful votes
We stay at these lovely studios every time we come to Rethymnon. This is a lovely old building in the heart of the old town close to the harbour and all the restaurants, bars and shops. All the rooms are well maintained and tastefully decorated. Panos and Iro our warm and friendly hosts are more than happy to advise on local attractions and places to eat and drink. We look forward to our return.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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$42 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Barbara Studios
Which popular attractions are close to Barbara Studios?
Nearby attractions include Rethymnon Old Town (0.10 miles), Chaplin's (0.2 miles), and Old Venetian Harbour of Rethymno (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Barbara Studios?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a rooftop terrace, and baggage storage.
Which room amenities are available at Barbara Studios?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
Is parking available at Barbara Studios?
Yes, free public parking nearby and paid private parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Barbara Studios?
Conveniently located restaurants include Othonas taverna, Yog-inn, and Sofra.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Barbara Studios?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Greek.
Are there any historical sites close to Barbara Studios?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The Venetian Fortezza (0.2 miles), Agia Irini Convent (2.3 miles), and Minoiko Nekrotafeio Armenon (3.7 miles).