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4.9 / 5Exceptional
62 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning


Explore the area

Popular LocationHania Old Town20 min drive
AirportHeraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis)23 min drive
Popular LocationShrine at Anemospilia39 min drive
Popular LocationCretaquarium41 min drive

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  • Presidential Suite, Balcony (Rafkos)

    Room amenities

    • 1249 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Honeymoon House (Eros)

    Room amenities

    • 840 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • House (Angels)

    Room amenities

    • 775 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • House (Flowers)

    Room amenities

    • 689 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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About this area


Located in Heraklion, Vergis Epavlis is connected to a shopping centre. Palace of Knossos and Tylissos are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Ammoudara Beach and Pantanassa. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Pankritio Stadium or Theodoros Vardinogiannis Stadium. Scuba diving and snorkelling offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking nearby. Our guests love the hotel's quiet location.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Ammoudara Beach - 20 min drive
  • Hania Old Town - 20 min drive
  • Palace of Knossos - 24 min drive
  • Shrine at Anemospilia - 39 min drive
  • Cretaquarium - 41 min drive

Getting around

  • Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis) - 23 min drive

About this property

Vergis Epavlis

Boutique hotel connected to the convention centre in Heraklion with free parking
An outdoor pool, a health club and a bar/lounge are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a poolside bar, a steam room and a rooftop terrace are on-site. All 4 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and minibars. Guests can appreciate conveniences such as living rooms and full-sized fridge/freezers, and other amenities include furnished balconies or patios and flat-screen TVs.
Vergis Epavlis offers 4 forms of accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. This individually decorated accommodation has separate living rooms. Beds feature premium bedding. Full-sized fridge/freezers and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, designer toiletries and hairdryers.
This Heraklion hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested.
An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a steam room.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

Breakfast available for a fee: EUR 10 for adults and EUR 10 for children
1 poolside bar and 1 bar
Room service available

Things to do

Children's pool
Health club
Motorised watercraft
Outdoor pool
Scooter/moped hire
Steam room
Yoga classes

Family friendly

Children's pool
Dry-cleaning service
Full-sized fridge
In-room childcare (surcharge)
Outdoor pool
Separate living room


Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Dry-cleaning service
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken



Rooftop terrace


Massage/treatment rooms

Room amenities


Climate control (air conditioning)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Double sofa bed
Hypo-allergenic bedding
Premium bedding


Designer toiletries


TV/satellite channels
Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker

Outdoor space



In-room massage
Individually decorated
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Laptop-compatible safe
Separate living room
Separate sitting area



Express check-in


Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements
Guests must contact the property in advance in case of late arrival.


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property


Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.00 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 10 for adults and EUR 10 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Property registration number 1039K91002883901

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using the information in the booking confirmation
This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Vergis Epavlis Hotel Heraklion
Vergis Epavlis Hotel
Vergis Epavlis Heraklion
Vergis Epavlis
Vergis Epavlis Crete/Heraklion
Vergis Epavlis Hotel
Vergis Epavlis Heraklion
Vergis Epavlis Hotel Heraklion

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Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

10 out of 10!

Really enjoyed our week at Vergis Epavlis. Stella and Stelios were fantastic the breakfast was amazing - traditional Greek food all home made with local produce with something different each day. The room (angles) was great - very clean, quiet, good WiFi and comfy bed. Accommodation was around 30min from airport in a nice quiet traditional village which had a few shops and excellent kebab takeout! Thanks again for great stay.

Stayed 7 nights in Oct 2018

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Private villa in part of a bigger property

The property has 4 villas and is run by Stella who is a fantastically friendly , welcoming and generous host . Our villa , Flowers , was generously sized with a large terrace . Although comfortable it was not as luxurious as the reviews lead us to believe . The toiletries were sparse and very ordinary and the bottom sheet of the bed was too small to fit the bed .A car is essential as the location is very remote The nearest taverna is a good 15 minute walk away uphill and if you want a nice beach you’ll need to get on the main coast road which is a 20 min drive away .Stella and her helpers will cook you a lovely breakfast each day and offer you more cakes and desserts than you can probably manage to eat !

Stayed 7 nights in Sep 2018

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Vergis Epavlis Heaven

If you visit Crete, you must stay at Vergis Epavlis. Away from the busy city, this piece of heaven is set in the gorgeous village of Agios Myronas. Mr Stelious and his wonderful wife Stella own and operate this boutique gem. Nothing was too much trouble, they anticipated and exceeded all levels of generosity, hospitality and kindness. We were treated like family and brought into their beautiful world. Stella is a wonderful cook and made new dishes each day for her guests, showcasing the best of local, organic, delicious Cretan dishes. Recommendations on what to see and do, were made freely as well as history lessons of this beautiful island and country. Restaurant reservations were made for us and we were driven to and from said Tavernas. We stayed in the Rafkos, Presidential room. Stunning. All the amenities you need and more, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom. Great pool. Mr Stellious connected the TV to additional channels so we could watch the World Cup live. Very kind. A bottle of wine on arrival, daily edible treats, pool that overlooks an incredible vista. Amazing. Staff were lovely and professional. Vergis Epavlis cannot be spoken of highly enough. Stunning in every way. Stelios, Stella are to be congratulated for what they have created and maintained. A place you will never forget and will revisit often. Thank you for a wonderful stay it was the highlight of our holiday in Greece. Stunning.

Stayed 5 nights in Jul 2018

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

A very civilised stay in the centre of Crete

A wonderful, small "hotel" with just 4 very comfortable and immaculately clean suites, which are a (separate) part of the owner's house - they all have their own front door. Stelios and Stella are incredibly helpful owners - spending time advising on where to go in Crete; guiding you to the local taverna (excellent, and amazing value for money) on your first evening - nothing is too much trouble. The views are amazing - from all the rooms and from the dining room where you have breakfast every morning - which is great and freshly prepared. And you're also encouraged to take any extra that hasn't been eaten with you to have for lunch later that day. In terms of location, it's very central in Crete and it's very quiet. So - if you want to be in the middle of the action, don't stay here. But if you want a beautifully kept, quiet and very civilised place to stay, it's fantastic!

Stayed 5 nights in May 2018

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Can’t Wait To Return to this Slice of Heaven!

If I could give this beautiful, family-run hotel a 10-star rating I would! My family and I were warmly and enthusiastically welcomed by our hosts, Mr. and Mrs Vergis, even though we arrived quite late into the evening. We were treated like family throughout our stay, beginning with a delicious, home-cooked breakfast the following morning. After breakfast, Mrs. Vergis gathered us around and gave us an overview of the island, along with her personal recommendations on what to see and where to dine. We took a short drive to the lively town of Knossos and visited the Minoan ruins. Our perfect day ended with a perfect meal at our local village’s taverna. Our spacious room was immaculate, modern and very well appointed, with many extras like thick bath towels, robes and a large jacuzzi tub. We enjoyed the privacy of our beautiful patio as well as the stunning surrounding gardens and large, well-maintained pool. We felt safe at all times and were very well cared for by our hosts. Needless to say, we can’t wait to return to this “slice of heaven!” Thank you, Mr. and Mrs. Vergis for a most memorable and heartwarming stay.

Stayed 2 nights in May 2018