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Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stayed for 2 weeks at this lovely hotel,the room was comfortable and spotlessly clean (a lovely touch was how the maid arranged the bedding in a different pattern every day) Breakfast was very good and the staff were all friendly and most helpful. great value for money too.

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Thank Barry M
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We have just got back home from 2 weeks at the Sofia Hotel. It was very good. All of the staff were friendly,the rooms were clean and well looked after and the breakfasts were fantastic.We are booking again for next year.

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Thank alanbaileypipes
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed for 14 nights from 9/9/16. We were warmly received by Vangelli late at night. Our room was lovely with excellent bathroom and lovely mountain views. Breakfast was more than adequate and always fresh and nicely presented. Jeannie the receptionist was a mine of information and very warm in her approach to guests. All the team were excellent and... More 

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1 Thank stuartrosser
Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

We stayed for 2 weeks in September and whilst there wasnt anything wrong with the accommodation, it just didnt encourage us to go back there. We love Plakias but would nt really want to go back to this hotel again. Our room was adequate but very little space for your clothes. The TVonly has 3 news channels that are in... More 

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vagelis p, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Sofia Hotel, responded to this review

First, we would like to thank you for your comments, as good or bad reviews always help us to try and improve our 2 star accommodation so that all guests are satisfied. If you had booked directly with the hotel and not through one of the bigger tour operators, then the airconditioning would have been free of charge. Unfortunately, the... More 

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Good hote, in the cener of Plakiasl. Clean even if the rooms are not so big. The breakfast was good but not various in a good location. Good prices. good staff, very helpful. They lend us the sunny umbrella. The Cons are: there is no sea view: PLEASE REMOVE THE PICTURE YOU POST WITH THE SEA VIEW!!! The Swimming pool... More 

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vagelis p, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Sofia Hotel, responded to this review

First of all, thank you for staying with us at Hotel Sofia. It is always nice to have comments posted even negative ones, as this helps us to improve our services etc. I would just like to make a small comment about the cons: The hotel room that you stayed in was a standard room and did not have sea... More 

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights in this hotel and we both thought it was good value for money. Jeanie behind the reception was very helpful. Breakfast was wonderful considering the size of the hotel. So much to choose from. The hotel was very close to the tavernas and bars so we didn't have to walk far. The owners have got it... More 

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Thank oi y
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Very lovely receptionist. And nice staff but room could have been better and lack of hot water and lack of breakfast considering i was on a half board basis. I ate breakfast out as not good. But apart from that is a nice hotel just be ready to eat out.

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Thank Alice W
Prague, Czech Republic
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

A most friendly hotel. And the first one in my long travelling experience where what you see on internet is what you get. The rooms are cleaned every day with care as if they were cleaning your home. In addition with passion as the lady is very creative and arranges your bed linen and towels in a different way every... More 

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3 Thank Jana C
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with my brother for 10 nights in early to mid May and had a great time. The hotel is relaxed and comfortable, spotlessly clean with a lovely breakfast. The people on reception are friendly and able to provide lots of local information. It's close to the restaurants and bars. We would highly recommend the hotel and hope to... More 

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Thank Colin P
Guildford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

Excellent hotel, friendly helpful staff, good breakfast. Good clean accommodation, well located just off the sea front and close to a variety of places to eat. Good free internet reception. Planning to return.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just a few steps from the long sandy beach of Plakias, Hotel Sofia offers bright rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Taverns and stores can be found within a few feet of the hotel.All rooms at Hotel Sofia are air conditioned and offer private bathroom with hairdryer and private balcony. Some enjoy views of the Libyan Sea.Sofia Hotel has a terrace where guests can have their breakfast, as well as a lounge area. Free parking is available nearby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sofia Hotel

Address: Plakias, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Plakias
Price Range: RM180 - RM290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sofia Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“If you want good views ask for upper floor garden view”
 of 5 bubbles stuartrosser, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Not good for views.”
 of 5 bubbles StephenJ98, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The sea view rooms are lovely, but there are only two (not full-on sea views though), but all the rooms are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles sadieworldlady, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for one that faces out front - not the back.”
 of 5 bubbles davidhP8634PE, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Overlooking the sister hotel makes for a quiet and pleasant stay”
 of 5 bubbles 191philipt, 21 May 2014 | Read review
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