We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Kato Zakros Palace Apartments

Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Professional photos
Kato Zakros Palace Apartments
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 32: English reviews
Start your review of Kato Zakros Palace Apartments
 Click to rate
Reviewed 21 September 2016

booked the last room available and wouldn't have wanted to stay anywhere else. George and staff were so friendly and accommodating. Rooms where spacious and clean. Loved the quirky little signs around the gardens :) wouldn't change a thing. Definitely worth a visit

Thank Jessiehunter
Reviewed 5 September 2016

First we have been at Karo Zakros 2 years ago and always wanted to come back to that amazing/ wild place. I was looking for a place to stay and usually very skeptical to the apartments. In general: great location of the apartment, great view at the bay, parking, balcony. George is friendly and helpful, always ready to support with...

Thank Ekaterina M
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

The owners George and his wife left no stone unturned to make this a wonderful place to stay. They are perfectionists. The rooms are spotlessly clean, crisp new sheets every day, and delicious home made cake being left in the fridge. Stunning views of the sea from our balcony as well as the gorgeous vineyard and garden at the front...

Thank Janet5195
Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We liked everything! We arrived quite late (after 9 P.M.) but the host was waiting for us. He showed our appartments, explained everything very particularly. We had a tea making facilities in the room - it was really nice (kettle, cups, even tea/coffee and the sugar!). We liked the shower - perfect shower comparing it with other places in Crete....

Thank Rūta A
Los Angeles
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

I wanted to come to Kato Zakros to hike the Gorge of the Dead and found this place to stay after not being thrilled with Airbnb choices in the area. What a fortunate find. I originally booked for two nights. By the time I drove up the driveway I decided to book for four nights. By the next morning I...

Thank whiskyguyrob
Preveza, Greece
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Was so delightfully surprised that George provided a washing machine and iron with ironing board, and at no charge, so very kind of him. The location was very close to the Palace and Gorge of the Dead, the taverna Akrogiali was quite close with excellent food.

1Thank Maria_Preveza
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Modern, bright, very clean apartments with helpful and friendly owners. Large, private balconies with wonderful views of the bay and the mountains. Stayed for 14 days at the start of September. Will stay there again next year.

Thank ralWales
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Stayed at KZP Apartments in May/June 2014. Close to the Minoan Palace ruins, and the bay. A luxurious double bed 'open plan' apartment all to myself! The view from the large, very private balcony was beautiful.....the bay slightly to the right, and a view of the stunning Kato Zakros Gorge to the left - the best of everything. Just a...

1Thank Susan R
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 13 August 2014

From the moment you begin your descent down to Kato Zakros Bay you will be struck by its awesome natural beauty. Mountains jutting into the clearest blue water, a perfect view of the ancient Minoan Palace ruins, and a warm welcome from owners Giorgos and Haroula Platanakis as you begin a perfect "get away" holiday at their wonderful hotel. The...

Thank Barbara-Dikaios
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 16 June 2014

This hotel has a good view and good facilities. Probably the best in town. I arrived late, which I told the owner in advance, but I was even later than expected. The owner did accommodate my arrival time, which I appreciated. Had a bit of explaining to do in the morning when I checked out though. He said I was...

2Thank Alex S

76 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (76)
Room/Suite (7)
Pool/Beach Area (4)
Hotel & Grounds (8)
View from Room (21)
Bathroom (1)
Dining (1)
Other (34)
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Kato Zakros
3.1 km away
Alkyon Resort Hotel & Spa
12.1 km away
Club Hotel Loutraki
Club Hotel Loutraki
#1 of 31 in Loutraki
340 reviews
17.5 km away
Lido Hotel
Lido Hotel
#1 of 2 in Melissi
138 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
11.6 km away
Hotel Pappas
Hotel Pappas
#3 of 31 in Loutraki
149 reviews
12.7 km away
Hotel Petit Palais
Hotel Petit Palais
#2 of 31 in Loutraki
98 reviews
442.0 km away
Terra Minoika Villas
Terra Minoika Villas
#1 of 6 in Kato Zakros
49 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The owners George and Haroula Platanakis take great pleasure in informing you that they have built a small family tourist complex in Kato Zakros. The complex is located at the top of a hill offering a panoramic view onto the plain, the Minoan Palace, the village and the beautiful beach of Kato Zakros. Our hillside location means that there is always a cooling breeze ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kato Zakros Palace Apartments

Address: Kato Zakros, Crete 72 300, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Kato Zakros
Price Range: RM180 - RM282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Kato Zakros Palace Apartments reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Kato Zakros Palace Apartments staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Kato Zakros Palace Apartments staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Definitely would recommend this hotel.”
Maria_Preveza, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
“I had Apartment 5, which I loved. Apartments 1 and 7 also looked as big as mine. The rest looked smaller from the outside (with fewer windows). All apartments are sea-facing. Very quiet when I was there.”
  • Kato Zakros Bay from the balcony
  • Private balcony overlooking Kato Zakros
  • Entrance to Apartment 5
  • Comfortable double bed
967SusanR, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms are perfect!”
Barbara-Dikaios, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
“If possible take the rooms 7 or 8. Try Taverna Nostos!”
DZurheide, 11 Aug 2013 | Read review
“All the rooms have stunning sea views.”
  • The view
TrevorL374, 9 Mar 2012 | Read review
5 of 5
No availability for your dates from these sites
* /night
View Deal
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates