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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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0.13 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (216 reviews)
Brilliant

"Clean and stylish in a good location. Great room service, fantastic breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 23 Dec 2019

Ibis Styles Heraklion Central
Capsis Astoria Heraklion Hotel
4 out of 5
11 Eleftherias square, Heraklion, Crete Island
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0.19 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (701 reviews)

"The room is spacious, clean and has plenty of amenities. The breakfast is excellent and can satisfy everyone with its wide variety. Staff is really kind and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec 2019

Capsis Astoria Heraklion Hotel
Dom Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
Almirou 14, Heraklion
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0.09 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (55 reviews)

"Staff were excellent friendly and helpful.Room was exceedingly clean and very comfortable bed. Location excellent to explore on foot!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Dom Boutique Hotel
Galaxy Hotel Iraklio
5 out of 5
75 Dimokratias Ave, Heraklion, Crete Island
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0.69 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,138 reviews)
Excellent, Thoughtful 5-star Hotel

"It is truly a 5-star hotel. Customer service is spot on, excellent. Thank you for a well done job."…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2019

Galaxy Hotel Iraklio
Atrion Hotel
3 out of 5
9 Chronaki Street, Heraklion, Crete Island
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0.16 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (468 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2019

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Infinity City Boutique Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Ariadnis 9, Heraklion
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0.19 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (189 reviews)

"So friendly and attentive, the rooms were serviced every day. The breakfast was a great choice each morning,the only slight criticism would be the not so easy to work out coffee system !!!"…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2020

Infinity City Boutique Hotel
Sofia Hotel
3 out of 5
57 Stadiou Str., Heraklion, Crete Island
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1.54 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (472 reviews)
Wonderful Staff

"Great hotel! Close to the airport and close to city center. A perfect hotel if you have an early flight."…"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2019

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Lato Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
15 Epimenidou Street, Heraklion, Crete Island
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£44
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31 Mar-1 Apr
0.21 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (989 reviews)

"Excellent staff with great recommendations for restaurants and places to visit. Good breakfast, great views, good location next to port and central business district."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2020

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GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel
5 out of 5
9, D. Beaufort Street, Heraklion, Crete Island
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0.27 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (959 reviews)

"Because we were with Expedia on our four day stay at the start of our trip we had a sea view room, on our second stay we were upgraded to a Junior Suite. Breakfast at the hotel is incredible. To quote my husband: any hotel that has an 8 foot diameter table with incredible Cretan sweets is at the ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel
Marin Dream
3 out of 5
46, Epimenidou str, Heraklion, Crete Island
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0.23 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (654 reviews)

"Near the port,walking distance to the city center.Excellent location."…"

Reviewed on 5 Nov 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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