This hotel is located a short drive out of Malia, so a car is recommended to visit neighbouring villages and the beach.
The room was spacious, with a nice view and a balcony. The breakfast was decent, although not spectacular (compared to other 5-star hotels in the area). The hotel has a fantastic gym facility, but the indoor pool/jacuzzi was freezing, with broken down heating and seemingly no intention to repair it. The latter was disappointing, as we chose this hotel especially because it offered an indoor pool that was meant to keep the children busy on the rainy days.
Traveller from London
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I went with my daughter nearly 10 years old, we had a wonderful time. we enjoyed the room which was really clean and nice touch everyday from the housekeeper. The buffet at breakfast was amazing as the situation of the dining room overlooking the swimming pool and the sea.
The staff was always helpful and welcoming.
The Notos Heights was not yet open so we were put up in a suite in the Socrates, near the beach. However, we really felt the need to make a high recommendation to the Staff who are owners of both sites. They did everything possible to satisfy us, including tracking us down when we were lost in town. Breakfast was made-to-order by Stella, and eaten poolside. The room was very tastefully decorated and the kitchen was fully outfitted, plus the views from the 2 patios were beautiful. But mostly, it was the kindness and friendliness of the staff/owners that will make us smile when we think of our days in this amazing little town.
Traveller from Richmond, VA
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We enjoyed our stay, but were unhappy when our 'sea view' room for which we had paid extra, had a view of the beach restaurant. The inside of the room was clearly visible from the bar balcony, so we had to exist behind closed curtains, which was very disappointing. We expected better wi-fi from a 'five star' hotel, especially as 'free wi-fi' was one of their advertised benefits. The food was good at both breakfast and supper. Tea and coffee making facilities in the room would have been good.
A lovely hotel, in a scenic location with a view of the mountains. The rooms were clean and the beds were comfortable. The hotel staff were very friendly and approachable, very nice people who know their guests on first name basis. It is a nice retreat and is within 10 minute walking distance to the nice beach. This hotel is away from the toy town of Malia, which is full 16-19 year old party goers on quad bikes. The one thing that let this hotel down was again these exceptionally loud young ones, who were resident and took to shouting every night between 3am-5am.
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Crete’s top party resort, Malia lies 37 kilometres from Heraklion. Developed in the 1980s, it is popular with a young British crowd, its main draw the neon-lit strip of late-night discos, English-style pubs, and fast food kiosks. Hotels and apartments overlook the two-kilometre-long sand beach, offering water sports and bungee jumping. The Star Beach water park in Chersonissos is also nearby. Daily excursion boats run to Ayios Nikolaos.
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