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Hotel Palazzo Arhontiko Apartments
Ranked #16 of 95 Hotels in Agios Nikolaos
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We booked at short notice (we were very lucky) on the recommendation of tripadvisor, and found ourselves in this astonishing boutique hotel, 10 seconds from the sea. The apartment was beautiful and spacious and exceptionally clean; the attention the staff paid to detail made it clear that this hotel is run as a labour of love. They simply could not have been more helpful. The hotel is surprisingly quiet at night, given its city / beach location. The beach is a small and very lovely sandy beach, surrounded by interesting restaurants and sea edge walks. We cannot wait to return to Crete and we cannot wait to return to this hotel.

Room Tip: All rooms are gorgeous, but some have a sea view
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  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This small hotel is even better than it looks. I was really surprised to find spacious airy rooms, well decorated with attention to detail. It is located on a busy area of Agios Nikolaos, thus the double-glazed windows. Ask for the sea view rooms and be rewarded with the beach on Kitroplateia. Honestly, I know hat I sound like actual advertising for this hotel, but I was enthused. Breakfast is offered at 9 euros per person, I thought it was a steal when I had it. Fresh fruit, yogurt were also included, all with discreet and efficient service. I would definitely revisit Palazzo.

Stayed: August 2017
Thank Margarita K
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous holiday (2 weeks) based at the Palazzo Hotel, which suited my family perfectly. Our room overlooked the local municipal beach opposite the hotel (2 minute walk from hotel room to the beach itself!). The hotel was spotless, rooms cleaned daily and breakfast which was provided by the hard working ever attentive Joanna was excellent (traditionally Greek) which set us up for the day. Nothing was too much for Joanna who is a font of a local knowledge and information on the resort. The situation of the hotel was such that you are only five minutes walk from the town centre, at the same the cafes and tavernas in front of the hotel were all excellent. A fab holiday we had by all.

Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
1  Thank simonjameshowarth
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

If you wanna visit the town of Agios Nikolaos on Crete, and wanna stay close to the beach, and some fantastic restaurants nearby, don't look any further.
The hotel is very cozy and the rooms are lovely decorated.
The rooms have some really nice authentic details, the tiles in the room... Amazing.

When you book a sea view room, you will have the most wonderful views over the Mirabello bay.

I'm traveling a lot, seen many places in Crete and Agios Nikolaos as well, but this is one of my favorites.

Waking up in the morning, walking out of the hotel, straight to the beach, voted as best in the area in 2016... and go for a swim... priceless.

One of the best kept secrets in east Crete.

Room Tip: sea view rooms!!
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  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled solo
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1  Thank Erik B
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Gracious apartment with seaview balcony , a well stocked kitchen and a sofa area. If you have the car, you can park nearby, easily during low season (but we think would be more complicated on summer).
Plenty of choice in the neighborhood with restaurants and cafes.

  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank lemurinviaggio
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Additional Information about Hotel Palazzo Arhontiko Apartments

Address: 18 Akti Pagalou | Kitroplateia, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 721 00, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Agios Nikolaos
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Agios Nikolaos
#9 Family Hotel in Agios Nikolaos
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Agios Nikolaos
Price Range: €131 - €140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Palazzo Arhontiko Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Taste the Cretan hospitality enjoying the breathless view of sparkling blue water of Cretan See in Palazzo Arhontiko Apartments. Located at the municipal beach of Kitroplateia two minutes walk from town centre of Agios Nikolaos, our accommodation offers guests the advantages of a beach resort and the comforts of a town hotel. Do not miss the traditional cuisine in hotel's restaurant Barko and enjoy a coffee or a drink at the lounge Palazzo Cafe. ... more   less 
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