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Argyll, Scotland
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The Dora Studios are in the perfect position of being in a quiet side street but a three minute walk to the sea front. Simple but spotlessly clean. The kitchen area in the bedroom consists of a sink, two ring cooker and a cupboard of basic crockery and cutlery; everything necessary for a breakfast or snack (rather than a banquet)....

Thank Tillymintball
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Plakias is a lovely place which we will definitely visit again but will stay elsewhere as the Dora studios are very basic and dated. Having said that, if you are eating out all the time and just need a place to sleep then these studios will do as the location is quiet. We were in room 6 which has a...

1Thank SUZANNE021
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I loved Plakias and would not hesitate to go again, but not to Dora Studios. We had apartment 6 and I have been to Greece before so expected a basic studio but there were elements that fell below that. There was no privacy in this room as people are passing all the time for other apartments, and we could hear...

Thank Carole T
Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Sorry Dora, but although we enjoyed our holiday and have stayed with you several times before, this is the last time we will be staying with you. We booked through Olympic, as the package deal was cheaper than we could get a flight only. They get you there eventually [it took 3 hours for the transfer] – but the cost...

1Thank PaulineW999
Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We stayed at Doras Studios in August and absolutely loved it there. The rooms are a great size, the kitchen and bathroom have everything you need for a comfortable stay and the Balcony has the most amazing view of Plakias. We spent hours out there just watching the sky change colour in the evening and watching the moon come up...

1Thank creativeate
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2015

The rooms are quite basic, but a decent size and kept very clean. The location is ideal as you are only a couple of minutes walk from the beach, shops and restaurants. Some people complain about the view from the lower floor of the unfinished building, but if you have the ability to turn your head to the left you...

Thank George M
Redhill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We had a room on the top floor, which was well proportioned, clean, comfortable and had a great little balcony - the parrot next door seemed to be especially chatty when we were out there, had us in fits of laughter! The rooms were cleaned daily (except Sunday) - they even folded your bedclothes - which was a lovely touch....

Thank Lizi7696
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2015

I was glad to have the downstairs room on the south side of the apartment block as it is quieter and more private than the room near the main steps which I stayed in previously. It is near to the shops and the Ostraco bar where you can send emails and access the Internet and the rooms are cleaned regularly.

Review collected in partnership with Olympic Holidays – OlympicHolidays.com
Thank mplatham
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2015

being on the pension side of life we found the studios a bit of a walk from drop off point plus the steps up to the rooms a bit of a bind......the room it self was fine could have been cleaned a little better quite a lot of dust and fluff on bed headboards and cupboards ...balcony small but big...

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Reviewed 28 October 2014

Apartment was adequate, clean and conveniently located. Let down by the poor view from the balcony of the adjacent incomplete property. However for the money we can't complain.The package deal was cheaper than we could get a flight.

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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning

Additional Information about Dora Studios

Address: Plakias, Crete, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Rethymnon Prefecture > Plakias
Hotel Class:2 star — Dora Studios 2*
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Dora Studios Hotel Plakias
Dora Studios Plakias, Crete
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“Try to get the top floor for more privacy!”
 of 5 bubbles 856carolet, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top floor views are best - but be prepared for a lot of steps”
 of 5 bubbles PaulineW999, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The top floors have the most amazing view!”
 of 5 bubbles creativeate, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Go for a room on the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles Lizi7696, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms 1 & 2 are the best for the view.”
 of 5 bubbles TonyH45, 25 Jun 2014 | Read review
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