Cretan Sun

Platanes , , 20 Imvrou Str (Show on Map)
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Info Just 7 minutes walk to the beach, this modern 3-star hotel is situated in the vivid Platanias village, 4 km east of Rethymnon. It features spacious, self-catering two-bedroom apartments and studios, 300m from Platanias sandy beach.
Summary of reviewsCretan Sun is a great choice for a holiday in Crete. With a strategic location just a 10-minute walk from the beach and numerous restaurants, guests appreciate its convenience. The friendly and accommodating staff are a standout feature, along with the lovely pool and well-maintained rooms/apartments. Breakfast is delicious and highly varied with prices that won't break the bank. Furthermore, the hotel is spotlessly clean with staff that go above and beyond to ensure guests enjoy their stay. The pool is beautiful and offers plenty of privacy, allowing for a relaxing escape. Although the hotel is located near a busy road, it has good connections to larger cities in the area. In summary, Cretan Sun offers comfort, convenience, cleanliness and exceptional staff service making it a top choice for a memorable holiday in Crete.
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Room Types
Double or Twin Studio Spacious studio with fully equipped kitchenette and a seating area with air conditioning .It opens up to a furnished balcony enjoying garden and pool views.

Studio (3 Adults) Spacious studio with fully equipped kitchenette and a seating area with air conditioning .It opens up to a furnished balcony enjoying garden and pool views.

One Bedroom Apartment Spacious apartment with a separate bedroom. It features a dining area and a bathroom with bathtub. It opens up to a furnished balcony enjoying garden and pool views.

Two-Bedroom Apartment (5 Adults) Spacious apartment with 2 bedrooms. It features a dining area and a bathroom with bathtub and opens up to a furnished balcony enjoying garden views.

Guest Reviews
7.8
Good
Location
Cretan Sun is a lovely small hotel located in a quiet area just a 10-minute walk from town. The beach and numerous restaurants are easily accessible, making it a very strategic location. The staff is friendly and accommodating. Guests appreciate the proximity to transport links, supermarkets and cafes. The hotel also has a nice pool with a garden where free-roaming cats are a cute addition. Some rooms have balconies with a view of a small road, olive trees and mountains in the distance. Though it is located by a fast road, it has good connections to larger cities in the area. The location is relatively close to the center of Retimno.

Breakfast
If you're looking for a hotel with a delicious and varied breakfast, you won't be disappointed with the offerings at Cretan Sun. Guests have consistently praised the buffet breakfast with some noting the abundance of fresh fruit and tasty baked goods. The breakfast is also described as clean and well-presented. Plus, if you're on a budget, the prices for breakfast and lunch are said to be very reasonable. Whether you're in the mood for a simple or hearty breakfast, there's plenty to choose from and most reviewers seem very pleased overall with the breakfast at Cretan Sun.

Rooms
If you're looking for a hotel in Crete with clean rooms, Cretan Sun should be on your list. Although some guests note that the rooms are a bit old-fashioned, many rave about the cleanliness and spaciousness. The pool is a definite highlight with plenty of privacy and a lovely view of the sunrise from some rooms. Plus, the reception staff is super friendly and helpful. It's worth noting that the hotel is located near a busy road, so traffic noise could be an issue. Additionally, some guests suggest that the rooms could use a bit of an update, but overall they are comfortable and well-equipped with everything you need. Parking is ample and the beach is just a 10-minute walk away.

Cleanliness
If you're looking for a clean and welcoming hotel, 'Cretan Sun' is definitely a great option. Guests repeatedly praised the friendly and helpful staff, who clean the rooms and provide fresh towels daily. The rooms and apartments are spacious and impeccably clean with many guests highlighting the cleanliness as a standout feature. The pool area is also well-maintained and clean, providing a great spot to relax and unwind. While a few guests suggested that the pool could use a bit more attention in terms of cleanliness, overall the hotel is praised for its high standards of hygiene. Other perks of this hotel include the on-site parking and affordable prices - perfect for a budget weekend away. Overall, guests loved the spotlessly clean rooms and friendly atmosphere of this hotel, making it a great choice for your next holiday.

Staff
If you're looking for a hotel with top-notch staff who are welcoming, friendly and helpful, then you'll love Cretan Sun. Guests have raved about the warm and gracious service they received from the all family run hotel. Whether it's the cleaning staff who tidied their rooms every day or the receptionist who greeted them with a smile even though they arrived late at night, visitors have lauded the personnel for their exceptional hospitality. Many guests noted that the owners were particularly attentive and went above and beyond to ensure their stay was memorable. While some mentioned that the cleaning could be more thorough in the afternoons, the majority of reviewers praised the staff for being extremely nice, kind-hearted and accommodating with some saying it was the best holiday they've ever had. Overall, Cretan Sun boasts a fantastic team who create a warm and welcoming environment that's sure to make your stay truly unforgettable.

Pool
The Cretan Sun hotel boasts a beautiful swimming pool that guests absolutely love. It's big and offers plenty of privacy, setting it apart from other hotels in the area. There's even a bar right next to the pool, making it the perfect spot for some relaxing drinks. The water may not be the cleanest, but guests still enjoy taking a dip in the pool. The location of the hotel is convenient with a supermarket, cafes and the beach all within walking distance. The pool is well-maintained and there are plenty of lounge chairs available. Some guests appreciate the company of the cats wandering freely through the pool area, adding to the relaxed vibe of the hotel. While some guests mention the pool being smaller in person than in pictures, overall it's a beautiful and enjoyable feature of the hotel.


Yes, Cretan Sun has pool(s) that belong to one or more of the following categories: Children's Pool, Outdoor Pool.

No, a spa isn't available at Cretan Sun.

Yes, Cretan Sun welcomes dogs.

No, parking facilities aren't available at Cretan Sun.

No, Cretan Sun doesn't have a gym.

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