The La Stella Apartments & Suites is a small boutique hotel, located 400m from the sandy beach in the picturesque and serene village of Platanes. The hotel has a friendly atmosphere and is a terrific haven for couples and families with 27 comfortable studios, apartments and family suites, a sparkling swimming pool, tranquil garden and a friendly staff offering excellent service and warm hospitality. Guests to the La Stella Apartments & Suites can discover marvellous beaches and sleepy villages along with a wide array of shops, restaurants, traditional tavernas and ouzerias and attractions in Rethymnon, just 4 km away.


Getting to the hotel: Heraklion Airport is 80 km from the La Stella Apartments & Suites.


Local tips: Famous attractions include the archaeological sites at Knossos, Phaistos, Gortys as well as the Venetian castle in Rethymnon, the Samaria Gorge and many other minor gorges (Agia Irini, Aradena, etc).


Due to the location of this property and its layout it is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or those with walking difficulties.

Official rating 3*


Food, drink and entertainment: Breakfast area serving a rich buffet. A pool snack bar is open from the early hours serving drinks and meals and the night bar plays selected music into the late hours.


Sports, games and activities: Two swimming pools (one for children), chill-out lounges scattered all over the property, cool down areas to watch TV, read, or check mail, massage service on request, diving excursions. Outdoor playground for children (unsupervised) and basement play room (unsupervised) with table tennis. There is also a pool table (extra charge).


Additional: Reception with travel services, airport/port transfer,  free Wi-Fi Internet access, ethernet plugs, laptops available for rent, fax services, Satellite TV corner, car and bike rental, parking.

Accommodation details


Nikomidias 7 Platanes

Check-in Details:

Normal Check-in: 16:00
Normal Check-out: 10:00


2.8 mi / 4.6 km from city centre

General facilities

  • Massage services
  • Live entertainment
  • Drugstore/pharmacy
  • Front desk
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Game room
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee shop
  • Elevators
  • Non-smoking rooms (generic)
  • Outdoor parking
  • Internet services
  • Hair dryer
  • On-Site parking
  • Playground
  • Ice machine
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Children's play area
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Concierge desk
  • Nightclub
  • Ironing board
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Room service
  • Lounges/bars
  • Doctor on call
  • Restaurant
  • Driving range

Other facilities

The La Stella Apartments & Suites offers 27 exclusive studios, apartments & family suites. All units have a fully equipped kitchen with fridge, coffee machine, water-heater, private balcony with view, bathroom with shower, Satellite TV, hairdryer, air conditioning (charged locally), safe box (charged locally), telephone and Wi-Fi access.


One room studios are around 35 m2.

Apartments have a private bedroom and a living room, total size around 45 square meters, and accommodates from two to four persons.

Three room suites have two private bedrooms and a cosy living room with elegant furniture with the total size around 90 square meters.

The new Promo Studios, refurbished in 2014, are 25 m2 for maximum 2 persons (queen bed or twin beds). Please note this room type does not have kitchenette facilities or balcony.

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