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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Family-.run hotel ,plus a beach bar & restaurent. Excellent hosts , and I personally enjoy the settings , and the warm and including environment created by the Smirlakis family. I been there before, and will recommend this establishment to all people who like to be closer to a warm , service-minded friendly family - instead of a five-star fenced-in unpersonal...

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Sofia S, Manager at Sonio Beach Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you Jan Ove! We are pleased to have you here over and over again. Me and the family are every year striving for you to have the best holidays ever!!! Take care and give the best greeting to your family! Kindly regards, Sofia

Soini, Finland
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Perfectly situated between Platanias main street and beach. Appartment wasnt luxorious but it has everything we needed for a vacation in the sun. The reastaurant is also very good. Easily the best of the ones we visited. All the food was of really good quality and the Mousakka was the best I ever tasted. The beach was perfect! All services...

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Sofia S, Hotelldirektör at Sonio Beach Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your warm recommendation and review of Sonio Beach. I was a pleasure having you among us and you are absolutely right about our Moussaka in the restaurant. Its just the best! I wish you a cozy winter with a lot of joy and happiness. Kindest regards, Sofia Hogman Smirlakis Hotel Manager

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little place, the rooms are simple but you have everything that you need for a vacation in the sun. It is just a few meters to the beach, the pool and the restaurant. The location is perfect, away from the busy street, a perfect little pearl on Crete

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Sofia S, Hotelldirektör at Sonio Beach Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Louise, I have always believed that Sonio Beach is a little pearl and its just so wonderful that you had the same impression. Thank you for you warm review and I'm looking forward having you here soon again! Warmest greetings, Sofia Hotel manager

Rungsted, Denmark
Reviewed 15 August 2016

My children and I stayed at the Sonio Beach Hotel for the first time this summer and it was a very good experience. The hotel is small and charming. The room was nice and clean - comfortable beds and free wi-fi/aircondition. The balcony facing the small alley (with a view to the sea looking to our left), was also nice...

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Sofia S, Hotelldirektör at Sonio Beach Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I read with big importance all comments and I'm happy you are satisfied with your stay at Sonio Beach. I wish you a nice autumn! Sofia

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This is our third stay at this little Apartment Hotel and it was as welcoming as ever. We were there for 10 days from 13 May 2016 and had 8 out of 10 evening meals at the restaurant which is right on the beach --it is hard to beat the quality of the owner's cooking. We also had several light...

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Sofia S, Manager at Sonio Beach Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Robert, Thank you Robert very much for these wonderful comments. We always strive to offer our guests the absolute best holidays and I'm happy you and your wife like it here this year as well. After three times visiting us, I believe you are now one of our new VIP repeater!!! Have a lovely summer, Sofia

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Meet Statis in 2003 ....have seen him and his wife every years since that ....Fantastic food ...service... beach... everything ...etc etc......Some of the seat are to hard to sitt on nead a cuddle....Love the place and ...Statis. Andrea. Sofie.and all the people at Sonio.Thanks god for this amazing place

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Sofia S, Manager at Sonio Beach Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you so very much for these wonderful words and comments about us. We are every year trying to offer the absolute bests service to our guests and of course the best reward are your nice words and when you visit us again and again. Thank you and I wish you a nice summer! Sofia

Copenhagen Region, Denmark
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We were at Sonio Beach for the second time and hope to be back again. Situated on the beach Sonio gave us the possibility of a having 1 hour morning swim and to return to our apartment for breakfast with coffee from the restaurant. Probably the best food in Platanias and a welcoming staff. Relaxation at its best at the...

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Sofia S, Manager at Sonio Beach Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Mette, Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate and reading with big importance at all kinds of comments. You are the one who makes us better! I'm so happy you liked the location, food and got all the best of Sonio Beach. We hope to have you back with us soon again. Best Regards, Sofia with family...

Reviewed 26 October 2015

Everybody was very nice, facilities were ok. Internet was there, but quite flaky and slow, so don't expect to be able to stream from Netflix :-) Only really bad thing was the beach. It was only possible to go in the water 2-3 days during the week we were there - waves were simply to massive. Only one of the...

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Sofia S, Manager at Sonio Beach Apartments, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your reviews. We appreciate and reading with big importance at all kinds of comments. You are the one who makes us better! You are right about the internet. We have now upgrade it with totally new system, so it shall be working in the whole hotel area and even down at the beach....

Horsens, Denmark
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Very Nice little hotel in the center of Platanias and right on the beatyfull beach . Wonderfull restaurant with very frienly staff who gives you a lovely holiday while overlooking the sunset over the sea 😀highly recomended 👍👍👍

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Sofia S, Manager at Sonio Beach Apartments, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you very much for your reviews. We appreciate and reading with big importance all kinds of comments. You are the one who makes us better! We hope to have you back with us soon again. Best Regards, Sofia with family Sonio Beach

Reviewed 21 October 2015

Nice, clean hotel with nice beds. Its located very sentral og its 1 min to walk down to the nice beach with a very nice restaurang with super nice food and staff. Miss the staff and iI will certanly come back as soon as possible.

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Sofia S, Manager at Sonio Beach Apartments, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you very much for your reviews. We appreciate and reading with big importance all kinds of comments. You are the one who makes us better! We hope to have you back with us soon again. Best Regards, Sofia with family Sonio Beach

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SONIO Beach Apartments, a Greek-Swedish Family Hotel, is situated in Platanias, the most popular tourist destination in Crete, 10 km west of the city of Chania and 20 km away from the airport. It's marvelous location, nearby the sea, with a beautiful garden and relaxing atmosphere makes your stay an unforgettable experience.Sonio Beach consists of 38 apartments located in three buildings surrounded by a peaceful garden, two swimming pools , a Pool Bar Restaurant in in front of the sandy beach & sea.All apartments are decorated in a bright, tasteful and fresh country style. They are equipped with air-condition, shower or bathtub, heating, fridge, kitchenette and safety deposit box.SONIO Beach Apartments is open from April till November. The Reception is open daily 12 hours. There is Wireless Internet in the Reception area and the apartments , a free Scandinavian library as well as the possibility of renting a car/ bicycle, information and excursions in the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sonio Beach Apartments

Address: Platanias, Crete 73014, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Platanias
Price Range: $56 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sonio Beach Apartments 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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“I'll recommend interested parties to take direct contact with the hotel via the net. Google-search : sonio beach hotel platanias”
 of 5 bubbles JanOveAugustusW, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If needed the largest appartment has 2 bedrooms. Simply write to the hotel and ask if your travel agency wont offer it.”
 of 5 bubbles spt63, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“East side for morning sun on balcony and west side rooms for afternoon”
 of 5 bubbles robertd60, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“call Sofia at sonio”
 of 5 bubbles vigdisk2016, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“If possible, book the room at the second floor and renovated one.”
 of 5 bubbles Katja75Finland, 5 Jan 2015 | Read review
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