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Archipelagos Hotel

3-star beachfront hotel with restaurant, near Agios Frangiskos Church

  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking

Property renovations and closures

  • The property is closed during November, December, January, February, and March.

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68, Stamathioudaki Street & Od. Eliti 2, Rethymno, 74100, Crete Island, Greece
8,4.Very good.
  • Amazing staff. Great hotel. Will be back.

    Oct 5, 2021

  • This hotel is in a great position, overlooking the sea and within a walkable distance to…

    Sep 30, 2019

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Health First (Greece), COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC), and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 74 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Airport shuttle

For families

  • Playground on site
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels

What’s around

  • On the beach
  • Rimondi Fountain - 18 min walk
  • Rethymnon Venetian Port - 20 min walk
  • Fortezza Castle - 21 min walk
  • Agios Frangiskos Church - 13 min walk
  • Rethymnon Town Hall - 19 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Superior Studio, Sea View
  • Superior Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Sea View
  • Economy Studio, Garden View
  • Economy Apartment

What’s around


  • On the beach
  • Rimondi Fountain - 18 min walk
  • Rethymnon Venetian Port - 20 min walk
  • Fortezza Castle - 21 min walk
  • Agios Frangiskos Church - 13 min walk
  • Rethymnon Town Hall - 19 min walk
  • Rethymnon Lighthouse - 21 min walk
  • Town Beach - 30 min walk
  • University of Crete - 38 min walk
  • Georgioupolis Beach - 9.7 mi / 15.5 km

Getting around

  • Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) - 73 min drive
  • Ioannis Daskalogiannis Airport (CHQ) - 62 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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68, Stamathioudaki Street & Od. Eliti 2, Rethymno, 74100, Crete Island, Greece

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 74 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 9 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-4:30 AM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Express check-in/out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms (speed: 50+ Mbps)


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?

  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Poolside bar

Things to do

  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Playground on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Pool umbrellas

Working away

  • Number of meeting rooms - 1


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff


  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built - 1989
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas


  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms

Things to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 42-inch Smart TV
  • Premium TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Mandatory feesPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.5 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 80 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Children & extra bedsPay at property

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for EUR 20 per night

Pool, spa & gym (if applicable)Pay at property

  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • The seasonal pool is open from April to November

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Free PCR COVID-19 testing is available on site (reservations required for on-site testing).

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Health First (Greece).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, debit cards and cash.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

Also known as

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  • Archipelagos Resince Rethymno

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges


  • Yes, Archipelagos Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • The property is closed during November, December, January, February, and March.
  • This property confirms that free onsite COVID-19 testing (PCR screening) is available. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 3:00 PM - 4:30 AM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include 7 Thalasses (7-min walk), Prima Plora (10-min walk), and Nyn & Aei (15-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 80 per vehicle one-way.
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as cycling. Enjoy amenities like a seasonal outdoor pool, a garden, and access to a nearby health club.
8,4.Very good.
  • 10,0.Exceptional


    From start to finish the hotel staff were amazing very friendly and extremely helpful from car hire to bus trips or anything we needed to know about the area. It is quite a large hotel but has the atmosphere of a family friendly one. Our studio was perfect for the two of us with a modern feel and was cleaned every day at our convenience. The location is perfect overlooking the sea with a small quiet beach and and within walking distance of the beautiful old town with its narrow streets restaurants and shops. The atmosphere has a great vibe day or night. Getting there from the airport of Chania was 80 Euro by taxi but don’t be afraid to use the buses. We returned to the airport on the local air conditioned bus booked at the nearby bus station for 8 Euros each and it was quicker than the taxi. Great hotel lovely area and lovely people. Would defiantly recommend the hotel and location.

    Jaqueline, 14 night trip, Sep 21, 2019

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Lovely stay...

    A very convenient position for the Old Town. Recently updated to a high standard, the owner Stelios and staff could not be more accommodating. Friendly, informative, always helpful. Lovely views from the balcony. Lovely clean safe pool,a nice bar offering nice simple lunches and snacks as well as a good range of refreshments. Many people only use it as a stopover, we were pleased to stay for two weeks and wouldn't hesitate to do so again. I would add one or two observations, not as a criticism, but information for travellers. There are no cooking facilities in the room, tea and coffee making facilities only, and a toaster if you ask for it. Our room had no safety box. There was no drawer space for clothes and limited shelving. The only table is on the balcony. This may be a problem for some people. It wasn't for us. All in all we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and were sorry to leave.

    Robert, 14 night romance trip, Jun 5, 2019

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  • 2,0.Poor

    Fuyez cet hôtel

    Quel horrible souvenir. La chambre ne correspondait pas à la réservation. Il a fallu parlementer longtemps pour obtenir une nouvelle chambre. Il faut 4 ascenseurs pour accéder aux différents étages car l’hôtel est construit en espaliers. Agréable quand on est chargé ! la vue mer de certaines chambres est une petite vue mer derrière la cage d’ascenseur ! Les photos sont trompeuses. Les piscines vues sont privées. La piscine hôtel est sur une terrasse devant les chambres d’autres personnes ! Bonjour l’intimité ! Quand au buffet du petit déjeuner apportez vos sachets de thé et n’ayez pas trop faim ! Et je ne parle pas du non respect des gestes barrières autour du buffet, enfin de la table… Pas de gant ni de masque comme dans les autres hôtels. Et si vous faites la remarque on vous répond « on n’est pas là pour faire la police ! ». Alors qu’il s’agit de leur responsabilité. Pas de parking et vraiment très peu de places disponibles à proximité. Les prix sont totalement disparates d’une chambre à l’autre et sans raison ! A éviter ! Il y a bien mieux ailleurs !

    Brigitte, 1 night family trip, Oct 5, 2021

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Un sejour très agreable

    Notre séjour s'est très bien passé. L'hôtel est bien situé bien qu'à proximité d'une route passante. Le parking n'est pas évident mais il y a quelques places disponibles dans la rue. L'accueil est souriant et le personnel disponible. La chambre avec vue était très propre et dotée d'un joli balcon. La piscine est agréable, peut être un peu petite en comparaison de la capacité de l'hôtel (cependant elle n'était pas très fréquentée et nous avons toujours pu en profiter Sans problème). En résumé, le séjour était très agréable.

    Aude, 2 night family trip, Aug 18, 2021

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  • 6,0.Good

    Pro: Cocktails, Terrance view Contro: The old status apartment. Hotel ancora da ristrutturare al piano strada con 2nd room senza finestra nè condizionatore. Very small pool.

    1 night family trip, Aug 13, 2021

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  • 4,0.Fair

    Ein Zimmerwechsel wurde mit Verweis auf ein angeblich voll belegtes Hotel erst nach langer lautstarker Diskussion ermöglicht.

    5 night romance trip, Aug 11, 2021

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  • 2,0.Poor


    Notre appartement était au rez de chaussée, au bord de la route tres passante toute la nuit et pas du tout insonorisé. Des appareils ne marchaient pas, la propreté était douteuse. Le rez de chaussée n'a pas été refait contrairement au reste de l'hôtel.

    gwenaelle, 2 night family trip, Jul 21, 2021

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    L'hôtel est très bien situé. A 15 minutes à pieds de la vieille ville et à 10 minutes en bus on trouve de superbes plages. Le personnel de l hôtel est très accueillant et veille constamment à notre bien-être. Je recommande vivement cet hôtel.

    Joelle, 13 night trip, Jul 15, 2021

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Une adresse à conseiller

    Une très bonne surprise ! Il ne s'agissait que d'une halte sur la route du nord-ouest, un lieu pour dormir une nuit. L'accueil a été très chaleureux, nous avons été surclassés dans une très jolie chambre au bord de la piscine. L'hôtel est seulement à 10 minutes à pied de la vieille ville de Rethymnon. Une très bonne adresse !

    Christine, 1 night trip, Jun 13, 2021

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  • 8,0.Very good

    Tolles hotel aber keine Fahrräder

    Ein super tolles Hotel leider an einer Durchgangsstraße. Ministrand direkt gegenüber. Der pool ist sauber die bar macht schon früh zu. Leider waren die Fahrräder die wir reserviert haben nicht verfügbar. Auf einmal wollte niemand was von der radl Reservierung wissen.

    Andreas, 1 night trip, Aug 27, 2020

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