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Youth Hostel Plakias

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  • Value For Money 10.0
  • Security 9.8
  • Location 10.0
  • Staff 10.0
  • Atmosphere 9.9
  • Cleanliness 9.9
  • Facilities 9.8

Property Description

Youth Hostel Plakias - probably the most chilled out hostel in the world and winner of the Hoscar 2015 as 'Best Hostel in Greece'.

On the south coast of Crete, Plakias is a world away from the hectic north coast resort towns. Made of up bars and tavernas, surrounded by rivers, gorges and stunning beaches, Plakias is the easiest place to get stuck in; want a beach just for you and your friends? A waterfall you can shower under? Or regular big nights out with your fellow travellers? Then Plakias is for you.

The hostel has six 8-bed dorms set in an olive grove with a large patio for socialising with your new found friends. We have free wi-fi, cheap beer and wine, cheap breakfasts (ideal for hangovers), free use of guitars, snorkels, flippers, river shoes and beach mats. We also have loads of information about the local hikes, beaches and other activities that can be found in and around the area.

So come and take a break from your travels and make some friends in probably the most chilled out place on earth. There's a reason people keep coming back here.

We'll see you soon!

Please note: Reception is open 8.30-12.00 and 18.00-20.00. The hostel itself is open 2 weeks before Easter until the end of October. A late check-in after 8pm is possible.

'Set in an olive grove, this happening hostel goes all-out with hot showers, good music and cheap alcohol, making it a raved-about backpacker oasis. After one day's stay you may hear the sirens singing and never want to leave.'- Let's Go
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  • Value For Money 10.0
  • Security 9.8
  • Location 10.0
  • Staff 10.0
  • Atmosphere 9.9
  • Cleanliness 9.9
  • Facilities 9.8
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Youth Hostel Plakias Located at Plakias, Rethymno, Crete.
Youth Hostel Plakias
Greece
Crete 74060 Plakias, Rethymno
99% 361
35.1933925 24.3951402
Youth Hostel Plakias
    Rooms available 8 Bed Mixed Dorm 8 Bed Female Dorm

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Sat 2 Jul 2016 - Tue 5 Jul 2016 Change

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Latest Review

" Uli the manager is so welcoming and even takes guests on trips around the island to sites you might not have otherwise known about and to some of the best tavernas in crete, which was awesome. Brilliant location and there are loads of lovely things to explore in the island, so make sure you check out the hikes and beaches as suggested by uli. "

- Anonymous
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Facilities

  • Free

    Free Parking Free WiFi Free Internet Access

  • General

    Common Room Bicycle Parking BBQ Breakfast Not Included Adaptors Book Exchange Hot Showers Linen Not Included Self-Catering Facilities Outdoor Terrace Reading Light Hair Dryers For Hire Parking Hair Dryers Ceiling Fan Safe Deposit Box Washing Machine

  • Services

    Internet Access Luggage Storage Tours/Travel Desk

  • Food & Drink

    Bar Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

  • Entertainment

    Board Games

Policies

Policies

Credit Cards Not Accepted No Curfew Taxes Included

Things to Note

PLEASE NOTE:
Plakias is about 100 km far away from Iraklio and Chania at the beautiful south coast of Crete. From Iraklio or Chania you will need two busses: One to Rethymno and another one to Plakias. While the busses
to Rethymno run until midnight the last bus from Rethymno to Plakias is leaving at 6pm in summer and at 2:30pm in March/April.

If you arrive at Iraklio or Chania after 4pm in summer or 12pm in spring you won't be able to catch the last bus to Plakias. In this case we recommend to stay either for one night at the north coast, rent a car or
take a taxi from Rethymno (we can send our local taxi driver - price is 35 EUR).

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Awards

  • 2016 1st, Country Winners Greece
  • 2015 1st, Country Winners Greece
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