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An 18-accommodation property in Rethymno on the island of Crete (Greece), just a 30-metre walk from the beach and right in the old quarter of the town, close to all the action and ... Continue reading

An 18-accommodation property in Rethymno on the island of Crete (Greece), just a 30-metre walk from the beach and right in the old quarter of the town, close to all the action and the bustling nightlife. The historic Venetian-style port and old buildings are also in that zone. Souda Airport is 37 kilometres from the establishment, and other points of interest include several nearby restaurants serving local and international cuisine. The hotel offers its visitors suites and studios, all of which are tastefully decorated, smartly furnished and equipped with their own private balconies. These spacious accommodations are also provided with flat-screen televisions, en-suite bathrooms (with shower and toiletries) and other modern conveniences. Guests can start the day with a healthy breakfast in the comfortable breakfast room before visiting the local sights or lazing on the beach.


  • Table tennis

Other facilities

  • Terrace


  • Free WiFi

Price Overview

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We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Cosmos in Rethymnon easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Cosmos with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Anyone could be forgiven for mistaking the hugely popular package tour holiday resort town of Rethymnon for a sort of Cretan-inspired theme resort, but the best thing about the town is that its picturesque historic heart is actually genuine. The old town is just that: old, its winding alleys overhung with pretty wooden flower-bedecked balconies flaunt historic Venetian and Turkish architectural influences. Fortunately a recent mad spate of tourist development has left the old town untouched, so it can now delight the many photo-happy visitors and serve as a bustling venue for tavernas, restaurants and souvenir shops. To the east is one of Crete's longest sandy beaches, which has become the target of developers and is lined with apartment blocks and hotels. Excursions are easily made to Heraklion, Chania or the monastery of Arkadhi.

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Daily boat excursions are the latest activity in Rethymnon, taking holidaymakers to the beautiful beaches at Bali or Marathi, and include lunch at a local taverna with unlimited wine. Evening cruises are also a popular activity, and there are opportunities for hiking and horseback riding. Sights within the city include the mosque of Sultan Ibrahim Han and the Venetian fortress as well as an archeaological museum.


The inner harbour of Rethymnon sports an array of restaurants perfect for holidaymakers and fish tavernas, many of which are expensive for what they are; the Samaria taverna is more reasonably priced and among the best here, while Famagusta offers a range of food from Greek cuisine to western and Chinese. Better value can be found in the streets around the Rimóndi fountain where there are some old-fashioned cafes serving local fare including delicious helpings of traditional yoghurt and honey. These include Kyria Maria, Agrimia and Othonos, all overlooking the fountain.


Nightlife in Rethymnon ranges from noisy pubs and bars around the inner harbour or inside the old town, to more relaxed bars on the beach where holidaymakers can enjoy the sounds of the sea while sipping on the favourite drink. Fortezza Disco is the flashiest in town, along with other dance clubs like the Metropolis, New York Club and the Opera Club. A new younger bar scene has appeared above the inner harbour around the Platía Plastira, with music bars sporting outdoor terraces.


There is an overwhelming amount of gift shops geared towards holidaymakers offering tourist souvenirs, as well as a variety of handicrafts such as pottery, baskets, woodcarving and woven goods. Cretan embroidery can be found at Haroula Spridaki, while various items carved from olive wood are at Olive Tree Wood. Palaiopoleiou offers genuine antiques and old textiles and those interested in modern ceramics and Greek pottery should stop at Omodamos. Self-caterers will find numerous general stores and mini supermarkets scattered about, and there is a daily market below the Porta Guora, as well as a bakery just behind the Rimóndi fountain.


Rethymnon doesn't have the ruins and archaeological sites that many Greek holidaymakers expect for such an old city.

Essential Information

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Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Greek,
Currency: Euro (€)

This week's weather forecast

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Today: Sun 23 Oct
25°C Low 17°C
Mon 24 Oct
23°C Low 15°C
Tue 25 Oct
23°C Low 14°C
Wed 26 Oct
27°C Low 15°C
Thu 27 Oct

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Hotel address : A.Schweitzer, 2, Réthymno Town, Rethymnon, Crete, Greek Islands, 74100

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