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Cosmi Apartments
Ranked #23 of 35 Hotels in Kato Gouves
Reviewed 21 April 2016

These apartments are fantastic and spotlessly clean,everything about Cosmi appts is spotless, I made good friends with Nikos and his son Costas, fantastic people ,but its self service at the bar when nikos is having his afternoon siesta,
I can highly recommend Cosmi for anyone ,I have been 2 times and im ready for going again, Well done Nikos and Costas

Room Tip: if you get a room over looking the pool you would be wise to have the aircon switched on as the sun...
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  • Stayed: June 2015, travelled solo
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Dear guest,
thank you so much for your lovely comments and for choosing us for your holidays. We are so glad you have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed 4 October 2015

23rd September 2015

Just spent a lovely stay at the Cosmi Apts in Gouves. Apartment 23 spotlessly clean and ideal for a chilled week in the sun. Our room was cleaned nearly every day and bed and towels changed mid stay. Nikos ( Owner ) and Son Costas are two very special people who will help you have a perfect holiday. ( so please dont listen to any negitive reviews ). He let me extend the room on day of departure as we had a late flight at a small cost and sorted our pick up.These are self catering apts and it isnt a hotel. Air con is only in the bedroom and we paid 50 Euro for the week The pool area is amazing and yes it does go deep its all about common sense, however half the pool is a good depth to stand and there is a section for babies. The beach is 200m down the road past Phillpos Taverna DONT PASS this small Taverna you will so regret it he's a wonderful man so kind and gentle and the food is amazing. I thank you for the great service and kindness you showed Philip, a great mini Store at the end run by a very kind and helpful family(Manos you made us smile and so welcomed thank you and to you're lovely wife Eva.( I bought all the butterfly's lol) Also the tourist information all the pick ups are by the church no need to walk miles brilliant location . Anfield bar next to that. All the tavernas we ate in were amsing, Medusa ,Phillipos,Sweet Memory's wonderful breakfasts .We visited the aquarium worth taking the children too. Also from the Cosmi up to the main road 300m is the bus stop. Hersonissis for the afternoon as more shops to look round.The Cosmi and Gouves were perfect and only about 15mins from the Airport.Brilliant Holiday.

Room Tip: room 23 was lovely
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  • Stayed: September 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

The location is good, very close to sea front and restaurants. Room was a good size with kitchen however the ceiling fans had been turned off. Air con aviable at a cost. Swimming pool was nice and deep, spoke to plenty of guests that were staying there for there 2nd time. Nice friendly staff, cleaner does a great job of cleaning the rooms on daily basis.

Worth a visit, cheap and you won't be disappointed.

Stayed: June 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

stayed a week at the cosmi apartments, had a good holiday. the apartments are basic hence the price. We found them to be very clean and spacious, we had a 1 bedroom apartment, the shower was a let down, kitchen also basic, we did not cook anything so did not affect us. The pool area is immaculate and plenty of sun beds no rush to get up early very relaxed area we even heard people walking past saying how nice the pool are looked. There were a lot of repeat bookings staying while we were there all English and we were welcomed by all as soon as we arrived all very sociable people. They had a good rapport with Nikos the owner which was entertaining around the pool. We found Nikos to be quite amusing and helpful not like other comments. also his son Costas very pleasant. The apartments are in a good location for restaurants and bus stations. we went into herronissos on the bus only 10 mins away and 1.60 euros each, gouves bus stop is No 13 and the stop for heronissos centre is No 20, plenty of shops, bars and restaurants if you want a change. Gouves is a nice quiet village so don't expect a lot going on, but there are plenty of shops, bars and restaurants which I will review separately and beaches. No one restaurant was Mylos and the No one bar was the Anfield bar.The apartments are approx. 200metres from the sea front where you will also find on the right hand side the local supermarket run by eva and manos two of the nicest people you could meet, what ever you want or need to know you can ask them, they both speak several languages lovely family, next to the shop is the Anfield bar. All in all a very pleasant and relaxed weeks holiday will go back.

Stayed: September 2015
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our week in Gouves, and were very happy with Cosmi Apartments. It was very clean, as was the whole place, and our bins were emptied every day. I did ask for clean sheets and towels half way through the week as I had seen previous comments, but these may have been changed anyway.
The location was excellent, nothing was too far away. We walked a little further along the coves to the right for a great sandy beach with no shingle.and plenty of space to lay your towels.
A couple of times we caught the local bus as a change from the beach, going to Irakleio and Hersonisos. This was very cheap and easy, the bus stop is just on the main top road a short walk away.
Our favourite restaurant was Spyros, Nikos phoned the owner who came and picked us up and dropped us off for a nominal charge.
We are not gregarious types, nor sat at the bar all evening, but talked to Nikos while having the occasional coffee or beer and found him to be very friendly and funny. The other guests were very friendly and would chat too, which made the atmosphere very comfortable.
Much as we loved Gouves, we probably won't be back as there are too many other places to visit in this world but we would have no hesitation in staying at Cosmi Apartments if we do.

  • Stayed: September 2015, travelled as a couple
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Address: Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Gouves > Kato Gouves
Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 35 Hotels in Kato Gouves
Price Range: €17 - €58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cosmi Apartments 2.5*
Number of rooms: 119
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cosmi may be small, but we are a family run organisation dedicated to making your stay memorable. If your idea of a holiday is simply to chill out by the pool, or you want to explore parts of out historical heritage - Cosmi is for you. We cater for families, and couples and realise the importance of setting the right tone. The beach is just 300 yards away from our well placed accommodation. It really is only a short walk to the National Highway for Crete famously comfortable buses. If you want local shopping, then again it's a very short walk away. Nightlife here is not about "lager louts" and "pub jaunts", Gouves is civilised and has many fine tavernas and cafes around the beach area in which to enjoy some famous Cretan Cuisine, and we would be delighted to point you in the right direct. ... more   less 
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