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Get an overview of this hotelWaterfront hotel with an outdoor pool


Located in Platanias Town, this beachfront hotel is in the entertainment district and within 1 mi (2 km) of Platanias Square and Platanias Beach. Agia Marina Beach is 3 mi (4.8 km) away.

Hotel Features

When you stay at this beach hotel you can enjoy umbrellas and sun loungers.

Room Amenities

All 36 rooms offer free WiFi, furnished balconies, and kitchenettes with refrigerators. Other amenities available to guests include sofa beds, private yards, and coffee makers.

Renovations & Closures

The property is closed between 1 November and 07 April.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Enjoy the umbrellas and sun loungers for a relaxing day at the beach. After a day at the beach, enjoy amenities at Sonio Beach Hotel like an outdoor pool and a children's pool.

The hotel offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a beach bar and a poolside bar. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This beach hotel also offers a garden and a terrace. Onsite valet parking is complimentary.

Sonio Beach Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 36 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Library 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Beach bar 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1987 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free valet parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Furnished balcony 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Yard 

Where to Eat

English breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8 AM and 11:30 AM.

Sonio Beach Restaurant - This beachfront restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.


Start your morning with a English breakfast, available each day from 8 AM to 11:30 AM for a surcharge.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

Children under 14 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at noon

Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Hotel Registry Number - 1354-12-2584

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators

No pets or service animals allowed


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for English breakfast: EUR 7.50 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 40 per vehicle (one way)
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 40
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Sonio Beach
  • Sonio Beach Hotel
  • Sonio Beach Hotel Platanias
  • Sonio Beach Platanias
  • Sonio Beach Apartments Platanias, Crete - Chania

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

National Rating

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4.5 Room cleanliness
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posto dell hotel vicino al mare

3 out of 5
Posted Oct 10, 2015
Pros: ristorante dell'hotel eccellente, personale adorabile
Cons: camere un po vecchie, prezzo delle camere troppo caro
Personale adorabile, situazione sulla spiaggia Camere troppo care perche un po vecchie
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Hyggelig restaurant med havudsigt. Super oplevelse

5 out of 5
by from Danmark
Posted Jun 6, 2015
Pros: Deres restaurant er simpelthen i top. Små hyggelige lejligheder, med altan. Dejligt med supermarked lige i nærheden. Der er kræset om detaljerne.
Location: Perfekt beliggenhed. I starten af Platanias. God strand. Gå afstand til centrum. Mange butikker. Mange restauranter. Nemt at komme til Chania.
Vi havde en fantastisk uge på Sonio beach. Deres restaurant er helt klart i top 10. Fantastisk autentisk græsk mad. Vi har spist os gennem menu kortet. Intet har skuffet. Fantastisk betjening. Meget personligt... Vi har allerede anbefalet stedet, til flere af vores venner og familie der skal til Kreta. Du bor midt i byen, trukket tilbage fra vejen. Stille og roligt sted. Små hyggelige lejligheder, der bliver gjort rent hver dag på værelserne. Tæt på stranden, hvor man kan leje sol stole. Eget supermarked. Her er mange stam gæster, for her bliver du IKKE skuffet. Ejerne af dette hotel forstår kunsten at hygge om gæsterne "på den gode måde"
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Strandnära hotell med supertrevlig personal!

4 out of 5
by from Stockholm
Posted May 17, 2014
Familjeägt hotell med supertrevlig personal. Läget är perfekt precis vid stranden och du har även nära till Platanias shopping, nattliv och alla restauranger - även om du nog inte vill äta någon annanstans när du har provat Sonio Beach egen restaurang!
Comment from Hotel Management
Nov 16, 2014 by Sofia Smirlakis
Tusen tack för trevlig och värdefull respons. Det värmer våra hjärtan att höra så mycket fint om oss. Vi önskar er en riktigt fin vinter och ser fram emot att träffas snart igen. Vänliga hälsningar, Sofia Smirlakis Hotel manager Sonio Beach
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Meget for pengene

5 out of 5
by from 3460 Birkerød, Danmark
Posted Jun 5, 2013
Pros: Alle de søde mennesker.
Cons: Dagene gik for hurtigt
Location: Fin handels gade langs vandet. strand til hotellet. Egen købmand
Dejligt hotel/lejlighed god beliggenhed. Søde betjening der altid var glade og imødekommende ;-)
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