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he traditional accommodation of Petronikolis hostel, is located in the heart of the village, and have four comfortable apartments decorated with original Cretan aesthetics.

Beautiful, cozy apartments created with love and respect to tradition, with all comforts, are awaiting to welcome you in a dreamlike stay. Each apartment has its own traditional name and has a history behind it.



Wood, stone and a lot of love created the minimal spaces of the accommodation. The traditional hostel Petronikolis, is a wonderful choice to explore the mountainous tourism and to enjoy the authentic Cretan hospitality in a family atmosphere. Finally, it is the ideal motive to escape from the daily routine, and a small vacation to the beautiful nature and the peaceful life of the village.



If you are ready to get out.. of the reality, you are in the ideal place to escape to the nature in a unique mountainous environment. The traditional hostel is a friendly energetic and relaxing place.

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In a distance of 20 km south from the airport and the port of Heraklion Crete and at altitude of 450 meters, you will find the village of Houdetsi which has up to 1100 inhabitants. It is a traditional village of continuous growth, unique natural beauty and buildings of traditional architecture. The name of...




In the traditional hostel Petronikolis, you can:

  • experience carefree and peaceful moments under the sounds of nature.
  • play the board games we offer.
  • listen to music.
  • watch TV.
  • take a walk with the mountain bikes we offer.
  • take a walk in the picturesque paths of the village.
  • participate in the local festivals and the cultural events.
  • Meet the traditional lifestyle of the inhabitants of the village, and meet the authentic Cretan cuisine.
  • Walk in the natural trekking paths with rich fauna and flora, smelling the wide variety of aromatic herbs that grow in the mountains of Erontas and Diktamos from ancients times.
  • Follow the excursions to the historical monasteries and churches that amaze even the most discerning visitor.


You will also have the possibility, depending on the season, to watch and participate in agriculture activities with the help of the owners: harvesting olives and oil production, harvesting and production of wine, while you visit the industrial units of maturation and wine bottling.


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