Room facilities:24-Hour Front Desk, Air Conditioned A/C, In-room Safe, Internet ( WiFi ), Kitchen Facilities, Refrigerator - Mini bar, Room Service, Shower, WC / Bath
Housed in a historic building formerly used by the French Embassy, Afroditi Hotel stands among the well-known historic centre of the Old Town of Rethymno and the long stretch of sandy beach. Free WiFi is available throughout and free laptops can be provided.
Guest rooms at Hotel Afroditi are traditionally decorated and feature handmade local furnishings. They include free internet, air conditioning and TV. All rooms include a large, fully equipped kitchen.
From their private balconies or verandas guests can enjoy views of the picturesque Rethymno Town, while some also offer sea views.
Afroditi Hotel is situated next to the Venetian Harbour and is within walking distance from the Folklore Museum and the Centre of Byzantine Art.
24-Hour Front Desk
Bar / Lounge
Internet ( WiFi )
Refrigerator - Mini bar
Room TV Set
WC / Bath
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The prefecture of Rethymno is located on the western side of Crete, between the prefectures of Chania and Heraklion. It is full of magnificent beaches, interesting archaeological sites, Byzantine churches, lovely villages and lively resorts. Rethymnon Town is the capital, a town with intense Medieval architecture and a lovely Venetian port. Bali, Agia Galini, Plakias
Sports & nature
Chances for activities in Rethymno vary. In the beach places on the northern side of Rethymno, there are some diving centres that offer courses, rent equipment and organize diving trips to interesting spots, like old wrecks and reefs. Another popular activity in Rethymno is hiking, especially in autumn and spring when the weather is not very hot. The inland of Rethymnon provides nice places for hiking and trails pass through impressive gorges, ancient sites and authentic villages.
The nightlife in Rethymnon is particularly vivid in Rethymnon Town and the few tourist places around the town, on the northern side of the prefecture. A great variety of cafe-bars are found in the harbor front of the Town. They usually stay open until after midnight. The summer clubs of Rethymno are also plenty with different music styles for all tastes like pop, house, Latin and others. For a more peaceful night out, enjoy a long dinner in the many taverns around the prefecture, accompanied with local wine or raki.
Culture and history info
The long history of Rethymno is traced back to the Neolithic years where a plethora of archaeological findings including coins, signs and writings of ancient historians witness the inhabitance of fishermen in Gerani Cave. During the Minoan period, Rethymno and the rest of Cretan cities flourished greatly on an economical and cultural level. From the 12th to the 11th century BC, the Minoan civilization developed rapidly in trade and culture.