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Strasbourg, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent place! The room was clean and pleasant, and the host Panos very nice! The location is perfect, close to the center and many good restaurant, not far from the port and the beach. I'll come back!

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect location in the heart of Old Town of Rethymnon..... Very spacious room, completly new, comforable and cozy The staff was always extremly kind. We enjoyed very much our staying Thank you ! Reny & Taxis

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This place is amazing! Great location, extra comfortable beds and the most wonderful hosts I encountered during my five weeks in Crete. Would absolutely return and highly recommend! They made me feel so welcome, safe and comfortable. The complimentary raki is amazing too! Clean and quiet this place is something really special.

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England north east
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Panos & Iro made us feel so welcome, Ito even stayed up late to greet us and brought us some cake, she gave us home made cake everyday! Along with fresh orange juice and a small bottle of Raki. Our apartment was lovely, with a small balcony. You are in the centre for everything you need! Thank you both once...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This place was one of a kind. The hosts are friendly, respectful and knowledgeable. Each floor has inherited the archetecture of a different era from the area (Venetian, Ottoman, Greek). Our room had authentic stone walls and a beautiful unique Ottoman bathroom. We stayed in 5 different places in Crete, and this was easily the best. Highly recommended.

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is one of those places that helps solidify my opinion that boutique, family-run hotels and studios are the way to go, to be able to travel abroad, in comfort, as a couple on a budget. Panos and Iro were infinitely helpful, so kind, and the raki and treats in the room were a nice touch. The hand-drawn map in...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Everything about this place was superb. We were greeted by the most friendly, energetic hostess who checked us in earlier and showed us a map of Rethymnon with her highlights and recommendations. The room was spacious, clean, and nicely designed. You can tell that the management places a lot of care into every little detail. The room was VERY well...

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Hannover, Germany
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We enjoyed our time at barbara studios. good price, clean room, great bed, nice persons. We stayed there for two nights and we would come back. You need to book a long time in advance, else it could be troblesome to get a room.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a little gem; perfect position right behind the Venetian harbour, beautifully restored rooms, pretty garden to sit in and roof terrace, very helpful owners who are on site every day, excellent price - just can't be faulted. After a few nights here we moved to another part of the island and stayed in a 5* hotel - we...

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Neufahrn bei Freising, Germany
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We spent our last night in Barbara Studios and enjoyed our short stay very much. The room was newly renovated and had a very pleasant atmosphere. Barbara Studios is next to all Major attractions in Rethymnon, surrounded by nice tavernas and Restaurants. Host Panos was very friendly and helpful. We highly recommend a stay there!!!

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We are a family house welcoming travelers from all over the world, respecting the meaning of the Greek word philoxenia.Guests can relax in our studios, in some of them, make their own meal, accompanied with raki, orange juice, bearing in mind that everything that they need to visit is less than 5 minutes away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barbara Studios

Address: 14 Dambergi Str, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Rethymnon
Price Range: £32 - £55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Barbara Studios 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Room with beautiful ottoman bathroom recommended”
 of 5 bubbles FormigaPetita, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Comfortable studio, perfect for 2-3 friends or a couple. Solo travelers would feel welcome here, too! Clean rooms, very friendly staff! ”
 of 5 bubbles maggiefaye1, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Just inform them of your needs before you go. They will do their best to help. ”
 of 5 bubbles paulandisobel, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just speak to Panos and Iro before you head out to explore the places to eat and roam..!!!”
 of 5 bubbles ApurvDoshi, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Top floor has nice, yet small balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles Svart1, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
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