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Top 10 Hotels in Heraklion

Ibis Styles Heraklion Central
4 out of 5
26 Koroneou Street and Agiou Titou, Crete Island, Heraklion
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£64
per night
20 Nov-21 Nov
4.7/5Exceptional! (171 reviews)

"I like the look of the room and the small view of the city"…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2019

Ibis Styles Heraklion Central
Capsis Astoria Heraklion Hotel
4 out of 5
11 Eleftherias square, Heraklion, Crete Island
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£50
per night
21 Oct-22 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (617 reviews)

"The age of the property shows. Bathroom was not in a great state, fixtures falling apart and awkward set up."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2019

Capsis Astoria Heraklion Hotel
LAVRIS City Suites
3 out of 5
38 IKAROU AV & T. GEORGIADI, Heraklion, CRETE
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£59
per night
1 Nov-2 Nov
4.8/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)

"Outstanding communication, location and value.. walking distanve to ferry terminal and museums. Clean, modern and just perfect. Very secure and quiet!"…"

Reviewed on 26 Sep 2019

LAVRIS City Suites
Life Hotel
3 out of 5
L. Ikarou 50, Heraklion, Crete Island
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£62
per night
21 Oct-22 Oct
3.6/5Good! (97 reviews)

"Close to the ferry port which was my only requirement for my one night stay before an early ferry. Single twin bed room was very small but worked fine. One issue was the door bell kept ringing after midnight all night long and even on the 3rd floor it was quite loud. Otherwise, the woman at the front ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Nov 2018

Life Hotel

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Atrion Hotel
3 out of 5
9 Chronaki Street, Heraklion, Crete Island
£66
per night
22 Oct-23 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (440 reviews)

"Great hotel and location; walkable to waterfront, shopping, dining, and ruins. Would recommend it."…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2019

Atrion Hotel
Galaxy Hotel Iraklio
5 out of 5
75 Dimokratias Ave, Heraklion, Crete Island
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£74
per night
27 Oct-28 Oct
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,067 reviews)

"This hotel has wonderful staff and great service- friendly and professional, with lots of Cretan hospitality. Excellent location, great facilities and a super breakfast. Highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2019

Galaxy Hotel Iraklio
Olive Green Hotel
4 out of 5
Meramvellou & Idomeneos 22, Heraklion, Crete
£49
per night
13 Nov-14 Nov
4.8/5Exceptional! (257 reviews)

"Great location to. Museum and buses Wonderful buffet breakfast Appetizer in room upon arrival was a nice touch Cookies ,apples and water in lobby were wonderful"…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2019

Olive Green Hotel
Lato Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
15 Epimenidou Street, Heraklion, Crete Island
£53
per night
27 Oct-28 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (939 reviews)

"Great location for visiting and exploring Heraklion. Great breakfast!"…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2019

Lato Boutique Hotel
Sofia Hotel
3 out of 5
57 Stadiou Str., Heraklion, Crete Island
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£42
per night
1 Nov-2 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (445 reviews)

"Stayed here for 1 night, no complaints. Convenient location by the airport, but taxi cost is the same, 10 euros."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2019

Sofia Hotel
El Greco Hotel
2 out of 5
4, Street 1821, Heraklion, Crete Island
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£27
per night
2 Nov-3 Nov
3.4/5 (479 reviews)

"The location was excellent.Everything within your grasp"…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep 2019

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Visiting Heraklion

History buffs will enjoy exploring Heraklion, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, bustling port and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its cafes, restaurants and local tours. Top sights in the city include Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Natural History Museum of Crete and Heraklion Port.

  • There are 178 hotels and other accommodation options in Heraklion
  • The closest major airport is in Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Heraklion

Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Natural History Museum of Crete and Historical Museum of Crete. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Palace of Knossos, Morosini Fountain, and Koules Fortress. Top activities include exploring the port and taking a tour, while Heraklion Port is one place to visit.

In Malevizi, there are 178 hotels and other accommodation choices so you can easily plan your holiday retreat at an affordable rate. These are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Villa Kerasia - This 3.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool and free parking. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • Ibis Styles Heraklion Central - Our customers like the helpful staff and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 4-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant and free WiFi.
  • Aquila Atlantis Hotel - This 5-star hotel features 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant and a 24-hour fitness centre. Expedia customers like its breakfast and overall value.

Outside the city, top places to visit include Star Beach Water Park, 15.3 mi/24.7 km from the city centre, and Crete Golf Club, which is 13.2 mi/21.3 km away.

Dressing for Heraklion

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 18°C and the night-time average to be 9°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 28°C during the day and 11°C at night
  • July to September averages 29°C during the day and 19°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 25°C during the day and 10°C at night
  • Heraklion gets about 21 millimetres of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 28°C, while the coldest months are February and March with an average of 9°C

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