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Horizon Beach Hotel Hotel is set right above the sand and shingle beach of Plakias, on the southern coast of Rethymno prefecture, enjoying splendid views across the bay. It offers free on-site parking and free Wi-Fi. Accommodation at the Horizon consists of airy and comfortable rooms and studios. Each offers balcony with views to the sea. In-room facilities include a satellite TV and en suite bathroom with hairdryer and magnifying mirror. Breakfast is served buffet style at the pleasant patio. Drinks are served at the bar. Also available is a comfortable lounge area with TV. Horizon Beach Hotel Hotel is only 400 metres from Plakias’ centre, offering taverns and shops. The main sandy beach of Plakias is a 5-minute walk away. The area offers walking and cycling pathways and beautiful gorges. It is also ideal for any kind of water activity such as surfing or scuba diving.

This is our guests' favourite part of Plakias, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Horizon Beach Hotel has been welcoming guests since 26 Jan 2006.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Plakias, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Free private parking available at the hotel

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Room type
Bedroom :
2 single beds
Living room:
2 sofa beds
2 single beds
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Guest reviews


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Free WiFi
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  • Giuseppe
    Quiet hotel, ideal location, balcony with nice view from the top floor
  • Theano
    Location, cleanliness, friendly staff and very hospitable. The fact that we had sea view and at night we could star gaze was really nice
  • Γιώργος
    Its a very convenient hotel for families. The facilities are safe for children. There is a big balcony (on ground floor rooms) that has privacy. We were very happy selecting this property for our summer vacations!
  • Stefania
    Beautiful hotel facing the well equpped with a nice balcony. We wake up listening the sea. Kind and helpfull staff. Useful parking, near Plakias but quite and relaxing position.
  • Roland
    Very nice view on the sea. You wake up in the morning with the sound of the waves, this is priceless! Breakfast is very good and the staff very helpful. 5 minutes walk from Plakias' main beach, there is also a small, less crowded, beach just in...
  • Andrea
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    We like the quiet location on the beach front, short walk to restaurants and shops.
  • Azad
    The lication was perfect. Direct see view, direct beach access, many redturants and supermarkets around.
  • Yair
    location - little bit out of the center, but not too far. clean, nice staff, nice view
  • Caroline
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Amazing view, delicious breakfast. The staff was friendly, they organized our late checkin and it was great they had showers in the common area of the hotel, so even after you checkout you can enjoy the day out and come back for a shower.
  • Elizabeth
    The location and view are amazing. The beds and pillows exceptionally comfortable. The staff extremely helpful. Highly recommended

Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, are dogs allowed in your hotel? I would like to bring a dog with me. Best Regards Odilo Esser

    Dogs are allowed as long as they are clean, quiet and obidient! There is no extra charge and there is no service/supply for pets but guests should not..
    Answered on 10 August 2023
  • Is this the total cost for the room or per person. Thanks Bryan

    The prices indicated are for the room per night, not per person.
    Answered on 7 November 2022
  • Hi Team. Do the rooms each have a TV ?

    Hello, thank you for reaching out! Yes, each room has a TV.
    Answered on 10 August 2023
  • Is there any public transport to the hotel from the airport? how much would a taxi from Chania airport to the hotel cost approx?

    Bus change in Rethymno (check timetable for waiting time), ~10 minutes walk to the hotel. Price for taxi from Chania airport approx. 100Euro one way.
    Answered on 28 May 2020
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    Approximately mid May until Mid October.
    Answered on 20 October 2019
  • Do you have wheelchair accessible accommodation please?

    Ramp at entrance for luggage, wheelchair or strollers but a few steps inside the building. A lift for 1st and 2nd floor. We have hosted guests with wh..
    Answered on 25 April 2022
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Hotel surroundings *

Facilities of Horizon Beach Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Landmark view
  • Garden view
  • Sea view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Beach
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Lockers
    • Luggage storage
    • Fax/photocopying
    • Car hire
    • Room service
    Safety & security
    • Key access
    • Safety deposit box
      Additional charge
    • Air conditioning
    • Tile/marble floor
    • Soundproofing
    • Private entrance
    • Lift
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Massage
    Languages spoken
    • German
    • Greek
    • English
    • Polish

    House rules

    Horizon Beach Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 15:00 to 22:00


    From 08:00 to 11:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children aged 3 years and above are considered adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Extra bed upon request
    € 10 per child, per night
    Cot upon request
    3 - 11 years
    Extra bed upon request
    € 10 per child, per night
    12+ years
    Extra bed upon request
    € 15 per person, per night

    Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in


    Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash Horizon Beach Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

    In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

    Please inform Horizon Beach Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    License number: 1041K013A3278500

    FAQs about Horizon Beach Hotel

    • Horizon Beach Hotel is 750 yards from the centre of Plakias. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Horizon Beach Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Massage
      • Hiking
      • Diving
      • Fishing
      • Beachfront
      • Horse riding
      • Beach

    • Room options at Horizon Beach Hotel include:

      • Double
      • Triple
      • Suite
      • Studio

    • Check-in at Horizon Beach Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • The prices at Horizon Beach Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • The nearest beach is just 550 yards from Horizon Beach Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.