- Distance to Heraklion international airport 77Km
- Distance to Platanias beach 0.1Km
- Distance to Rethimno city center 6Km
- Outdoor Pool
- Spa and wellness centre
- Free WiFi in public areas
- Low Deposit Options Available
- Interest FREE Payment Plans
The Axos Hotel is a cosy and pleasant apartment hotel, in a beautiful location just 100 m from a magnificent beach in the heart of Platanias, 6 km from the historic town of ... Continue reading
The Axos Hotel is a cosy and pleasant apartment hotel, in a beautiful location just 100 m from a magnificent beach in the heart of Platanias, 6 km from the historic town of Rethymno on the island paradise of Crete. Along with a warm, friendly atmosphere and excellent service, this 2 storey white and terra cotta coloured building is built in an L shape that encloses the pool and garden and offers 44 well-appointed studios and apartments with modern amenities. This family run hotel was fully renovated in 2009, and is highly recommended as an alternative for those who want to explore majestic Rethymno and its surroundings but don't want to be confined within the city.
- Bicycle rental (surcharge)
- Children's playground
- Evening entertainment
- Horse riding
- Air conditioning
- Car hire
- Family rooms
- Free WiFi in public areas
- Gift shop
- Non smoking rooms
- Safety deposit box
- Shared lounge/TV area
- Shops (on site)
- Shuttle service (surcharge)
- Soundproof rooms
All rooms have balcony,, individual air-conditioning, satellite TV, direct telephone line, radio, cooker with 2 rings, microwave oven, kitchen kettle, refrigerator, toaster, coffee maker, private bathroom with bath tub with shower over, hair dryer, baby cot (on request).
Platanias is a well known seaside village for holidaymakers with restaurants, supermarkets, bars, stores with clothes or souvenirs and with very good bus and taxi transport.
24 hour reception, safe boxes (extra charge), free Internet in public areas (lobby, pool, bar), free Wi-Fi access or guests can use the PC provided, airport transfer (with charge), gift/gold shop with exclusive discount for guests of the hotel, car and motorbike rental, parking (extra charge 2 Eur per day), doctor on call, library. Axos is very pleased and proud to announce that the National Jury of the 'GREEN KEY' program decided to reward Axos Hotel, after having evaluated their application for participating in this ecological label for tourist units. So now Axos is officially a 'GREEN KEY' hotel!
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Anyone could be forgiven for mistaking the hugely popular package tour holiday resort town of Rethymnon for a sort of Cretan-inspired theme resort, but the best thing about the town is that its picturesque historic heart is actually genuine. The old town is just that: old, its winding alleys overhung with pretty wooden flower-bedecked balconies flaunt historic Venetian and Turkish architectural influences. Fortunately a recent mad spate of tourist development has left the old town untouched, so it can now delight the many photo-happy visitors and serve as a bustling venue for tavernas, restaurants and souvenir shops. To the east is one of Crete's longest sandy beaches, which has become the target of developers and is lined with apartment blocks and hotels. Excursions are easily made to Heraklion, Chania or the monastery of Arkadhi.
Daily boat excursions are the latest activity in Rethymnon, taking holidaymakers to the beautiful beaches at Bali or Marathi, and include lunch at a local taverna with unlimited wine. Evening cruises are also a popular activity, and there are opportunities for hiking and horseback riding. Sights within the city include the mosque of Sultan Ibrahim Han and the Venetian fortress as well as an archeaological museum.
The inner harbour of Rethymnon sports an array of restaurants perfect for holidaymakers and fish tavernas, many of which are expensive for what they are; the Samaria taverna is more reasonably priced and among the best here, while Famagusta offers a range of food from Greek cuisine to western and Chinese. Better value can be found in the streets around the Rimóndi fountain where there are some old-fashioned cafes serving local fare including delicious helpings of traditional yoghurt and honey. These include Kyria Maria, Agrimia and Othonos, all overlooking the fountain.
Nightlife in Rethymnon ranges from noisy pubs and bars around the inner harbour or inside the old town, to more relaxed bars on the beach where holidaymakers can enjoy the sounds of the sea while sipping on the favourite drink. Fortezza Disco is the flashiest in town, along with other dance clubs like the Metropolis, New York Club and the Opera Club. A new younger bar scene has appeared above the inner harbour around the Platía Plastira, with music bars sporting outdoor terraces.
There is an overwhelming amount of gift shops geared towards holidaymakers offering tourist souvenirs, as well as a variety of handicrafts such as pottery, baskets, woodcarving and woven goods. Cretan embroidery can be found at Haroula Spridaki, while various items carved from olive wood are at Olive Tree Wood. Palaiopoleiou offers genuine antiques and old textiles and those interested in modern ceramics and Greek pottery should stop at Omodamos. Self-caterers will find numerous general stores and mini supermarkets scattered about, and there is a daily market below the Porta Guora, as well as a bakery just behind the Rimóndi fountain.
Rethymnon doesn't have the ruins and archaeological sites that many Greek holidaymakers expect for such an old city.
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Hotel address : MACHIS KRITIS PLATANES,167, Rethymnon, Crete, Greek Islands, 74100
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Do you have to pay for the air conditioning 1 Answer
Yes air con is payable locally, Im afraid we dont have the charge information though
Added 11 months ago.
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