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Set in Panormo coastal village, this air-conditioned apartment is 61 km from Heraklio Town. Guests benefit from terrace. There is a seating area and a kitchen. A flat-screen TV is provided. Other facilities at Penelope Home include a barbecue. Bike hire and car hire are available at the property and the area is popular for horse riding. Balíon is 13 km from Penelope Home, while Rethymno Town is 22 km away. You can engage in various activities, such as snorkelling, diving and cycling. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 61 km from the property.

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Accommodation Type
Number of guests
 
Bedroom 1:
2 single beds
Bedroom 2:
1 double bed
Bedroom 3:
2 single beds
Bedroom 4:
1 double bed
Bedroom 5:
2 single beds
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
10
Facilities
8.8
Cleanliness
8.8
Comfort
9.4
Value for money
9.4
Location
10
High score for Panormos Rethymno

Guests who stayed here loved

  • Caroline
    Austria Austria
    Ideal Location in a pretty village. Very close to restaurants, beaches etc. and ideally suited for families with small kids. Wonderful view from the terrace. Very clean and well maintained. The owner was so lovely and brought us gifts. This is the...
  • Christoph
    Austria Austria
    It was a very nice and good organized location. We had some problems with the pillows and they bued straight new ones. that´s a real big deal. Also the filter for the water is a perfect thing. thx
Quality rating
Booking.com rated the quality of this property as 4 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Managed by Kostas Vasilakis

Company review score: 9.8Based on 1,087 reviews from 195 properties
195 managed properties

Property information

Originally built in the early 20th century and refurbished recently, the house does a standout job of joining the old with the new. Although leaving reminders of its former heritage such as the traditional stone walls and vintage objects, it is equipped with all the modern amenities and create a peaceful atmosphere for restful beachside holidays, perfect for families with children. Enjoy tranquillity, comfort and luxuriousness in this exquisite and unique home. Furnished in a combination of vintage and luxurious touches, the two-storey house can accommodate 10 people in beds. Starting January 1, 2024, a new Greek tax was introduced which is called the “Climate Crisis Resilience Charge”, requiring a fee of 10 euros per night from March to October and 4 euros per night from November to February. The amount needs to be paid in cash or by card upon your arrival at the villa.

Neighbourhood information

Penelope Home is located in Panormo village, a beautiful seafront village with a lovely view overlooking the Cretan Sea. It is the most central location of the island of Crete and from here you can visit the whole island. It is only 22 km from Rethymno and 56 km from Heraklion town. Panormo has all kinds of shops such as supermarkets, pharmacies, traditional taverns, cafes, restaurants and some of the best sandy beaches in North coast of Crete and everything can be reached on foot from the house. With its Cretan hospitality and traditional character, Panormo ensures an unforgettable visit that features impressions of Crete that will remain in the minds of all of its visitors.

Languages spoken

Greek,English

Property surroundings

Facilities of Penelope Home
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Parking
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Kitchen
  • Children's high chair
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Game console
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • CD player
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Iron
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
Wellness
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Activities
  • Cooking class
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkelling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
Outdoor & View
  • City view
  • Sea view
  • View
Building characteristics
  • Detached
Transport
  • Car hire
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in/check-out
Entertainment and family services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Baby safety gates
  • Books, DVDs, or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Miscellaneous
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Key access
Languages spoken
  • Greek
  • English

House rules
Penelope Home takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in
From 16:00
You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
Check-out
Until 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Refundable damage deposit
A damage deposit of € 250 is required on arrival. That's about £210. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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
Cot upon request
Free

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

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 21
Cards accepted at this property
VisaMastercardJCBMaestro Cash is not accepted
Smoking
Smoking is not allowed.
Pets
Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Penelope Home 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.

A damage deposit of € 250 is required on arrival. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

License number: 00000399975

FAQs about Penelope Home

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

  • Penelope Home is 150 yards from the centre of Panormos Rethymno. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • The nearest beach is just 50 yards from Penelope Home. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Penelope Home offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Beachfront
    • Horse riding
    • Cooking class
    • Walking tours
    • Beach
    • Bike tours

  • Check-in at Penelope Home is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, Penelope Home is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Penelope Home on this page.

  • Penelope Home can accommodate the following group size:

    • 10 guests

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

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

  • Penelope Home has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 5 bedrooms

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