• Apartments
  • Kitchen
  • City view
  • Garden
  • Free WiFi
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Free parking
  • Air conditioning
  • Private Bathroom

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The family-run John Apartments is located in Platanias of Chania, within 98 feet from the long, sandy beach and a short walk from restaurants and mini markets. It offers self-catering accommodations with free WiFi and balcony or patio. The studios and apartments of John enjoy views over the garden, the mountain or the Cretan Sea. Each air-conditioned unit features a kitchenette with dining table, fridge and cooking hobs, and a bathroom with shower. A flat-screen TV and a hairdryer are available. Chania Town and its scenic Venetian Port are located 7.5 mi from the property, while the seaside Agia Marina is 1.6 mi away. Souda Port is 14 mi away and Chania International Airport is at a distance of 21 mi. Free public parking can be found nearby.

This is our guests' favorite part of Platanias, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

John Apartments has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 7, 2014

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Platanias, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

FREE parking!

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Accommodation Type
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 full bed
2 twin beds
Bedroom :
1 full bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Platanias
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  • Algirdas
    John was very polite and helpful. The apartment location is very good, 1 minute walk from sea. Also it is very clean, cleaned every day.
  • Roshan
    Great location, very friendly family host, super clean apartment. Apartment was cleaned everyday which is incredible. Big balcony with lovely side view of Platanias Beach. Free parking in front of the house. Plenty of supermarkets and places to...
  • Andreea
    This location is very close to the beach, 1 min walk. Room was clean.
  • Ania
    The property is perfectly located on a quiet street, less than 1 minute to the beach and less than 5 minutes to the busy city center with shops, restaurants and bars. The rooms are big and comfortable, extremely clean, the wifi is very good and...
  • Anastasia
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I love that the property was clean and the hosts were exceptional friendly and hospitable. It was awesome that other apartments were so close to the beach. I will definitely come back here to stay when I come back to Crete.
  • Ninkovic
    My sister and I were in room 9, John and his family were really pleasent, it was always clean and the place is really close to the sea. I would recommend it to everyone! 😊
  • Marco
    Highly recommended, neat and clean apartment 2 steps from the sea and many shops and restaurants. The owner John was very kind and helpful I have to thank him very much. Our vacation was truly relaxing. Thanks for all
  • Tesss
    Very close to the beach and restaurants. You have everything you could need in a room, in small details. Very clean. Super hospitable.
  • Maria
    I really enjoyed my stay at John Apartments! The location of this apartment is excellent, the room was comfortable and the staff was very friendly. I highly recommend this place and would come here again! :)
  • Giovanni
    Very nice, cozy and clean apartment, equipped with everything (balcony, kitchen, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, etc.) in the center of Platanias, a few steps from the beach and the square where the main bus stop is. Very nice and helpful owner. Shopping...

Property questions and answers
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  • is late check out available as I would like to keep the room until 1900 hrs

    Please let me know which reservation is?
    Answered on 5 July 2023

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Amenities of John Apartments
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Outdoor & View
  • View
Building Characteristics
  • Private apartment in building
  • Detached
Front Desk Services
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Safe
Languages Spoken
  • Greek
  • English

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

John Apartments takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


From 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to apartment type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash John Apartments accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 12:00 AM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

License number: 1042K121K2656301, 1042K121K2656301

FAQs about John Apartments

  • Yes, John Apartments is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at John Apartments is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at John Apartments (subject to availability) that can accommodate:

    • 3 guests
    • 5 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • John Apartments offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • John Apartments is 1,500 feet from the center of Platanias. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at John Apartments may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at John Apartments on this page.

    • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at John Apartments on this page.

    • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at John Apartments (subject to availability) that have:

      • 1 bedroom
      • 2 bedrooms

      For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.