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Sonio Beach Apartments

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#1 of 70 Specialty lodging in Crete
Certificate of Excellence
SONIO Beach Apartments, a Greek-Swedish Family Hotel, is situated in Platanias, the most popular tourist destination in Crete, 10 km west of the city of Chania and 20 km away from the airport. It's marvelous location, nearby the sea, with a beautiful garden and relaxing atmosphere makes your stay an unforgettable experience.Sonio Beach consists of 38 apartments located in three buildings surrounded by a peaceful garden, two swimming pools , a Pool Bar Restaurant in in front of the sandy beach & sea.All apartments are decorated in a bright, tasteful and fresh country style. They are equipped with air-condition, shower or bathtub, heating, fridge, kitchenette and safety deposit box.SONIO Beach Apartments is open from April till November. The Reception is open daily 12 hours. There is Wireless Internet in the Reception area and the apartments , a free Scandinavian library as well as the possibility of renting a car/ bicycle, information and excursions in the area.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Kids pool
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 78 out of 100
87Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
8Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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It was so nice to live in Sonio Beach Apartments for 10 days. We were traveling by car and every evening we were glad to come back at Sonio and it felt like home. Food in the restorant was delicious (actually, the best what we've tried on Crete) and size of portions was huge :)
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We (family with two boys aged 12 and 14) spent 4 days here and wished we had had more time! Nice clean apartments, well equipped kitchenette, great air con, and the beach couldn't be any nearer. Despite the proximity to the centre of Platanias the hotel is quiet. Nice outdoor
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Thanks once again for a great holiday Sofia and staff. Food was excellent as always and everything went Well! You always take good care of customer, thanks for that. I ll definately Come back, so see you soon then!
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We have just returned from Sonio beach and were impressed by the apartments. Very clean, great location, good WiFi and great staff. The only downside was the fact that they wanted to charge you 6 Euro a day to use the sun beds on the beach even if you were using the bar ( which
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Good things first: Room is clean. Kitchenette was very well equipped. AC is free. Beach is right next to the hotel and it's clean and nice. The garden is beautiful. And there are lots of nice little things like candle at the balcony. Wifi is good. Weird things second: Beds are
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Response from Sofia S, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Sonio Beach Apartments
Responded Sep 12, 2017
Thank you for your review! I do appreciate all comments and do take them with big importance. About the post it note. If I remember correct, you arrived early and check in is after two clock. I tried to get ready your room as soon as possible which I manage so I left you a note at your luggage so you could get your room before two o'clock. I believe that is called good service, don't you? In very rare cases I left guests to find their room them selves, in your case, I'm sorry I was not around to help you with that, sometimes I leave to pick up my children. In high season pool areas, beaches and attractions are very crowded an so is our pool area some days. As I have mention in earlier comments, usually this is when we have big waves and guests prefer the pool. We do have rules, 1,20 X1.20 meter in size at our toilet wall. I understand if you experience was not your cup of tea, but I would love to invite you for a "Cup of Coffee" here at Sonio Beach Hotel, and hopefully you will have a better taste;) Thank you, Sofia Hogman Smirlakis Hotel Manager
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$61 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
GreeceCreteChania PrefecturePlatanias
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