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GDM Megaron
GDM Megaron

9, D. Beaufort Street, Heraklion 71202

5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (251 reviews)

Located in the heart of Heraklion, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Museum of the Battle for Crete and Nationa …

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Galaxy Hotel Iraklio
Galaxy Hotel Iraklio

75 Dimokratias Ave, Heraklion 71306

5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (656 reviews)

This family-friendly Heraklion hotel is located near the airport, within a 15-minute walk of Manos Hatzidakis Theatre and …

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Lato Boutique Hotel
Lato Boutique Hotel

15 Epimenidou Street, Heraklion 71202

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (563 reviews)

Situated by the ocean, this boutique hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Museum of the Battle for Crete and National …

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Aquila Atlantis Hotel
Aquila Atlantis Hotel

2 Ygias Street, Heraklion 71202

5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (197 reviews)

This family-friendly Heraklion hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Museum of the Battle for Crete …

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Kastro Hotel
Kastro Hotel

Theotokopoulou 22, Heraklion 71202

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (179 reviews)

Situated in Heraklion, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Monastery of St. Peter and St. Paul and Natural History Museu …

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Olive Green Hotel
Olive Green Hotel

Meramvellou & Idomeneos 22, Heraklion 71202

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (34 reviews)

Located in the heart of Heraklion, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of St. Titus Church and Heraklion Archaeological …

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Marin Dream
Marin Dream

46, Epimenidou str, Heraklion 71202

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (363 reviews)

Located in the heart of Heraklion, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Museum of the Battle for Crete and National …

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Sofia Hotel
Sofia Hotel

57 Stadiou Str., Heraklion 71601

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (191 reviews)

Located in Nea Alikarnassos, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis and within 3 mi …

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Capsis Astoria Heraklion Hotel
Capsis Astoria Heraklion Hotel

11 Eleftherias square, Heraklion 71201

4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (223 reviews)

Located in the heart of Heraklion, this hotel is steps from Eleftherias Square and Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Natural …

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Okirroi Villas
Okirroi Villas
11.2 mi from Heraklion
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Stalida, this apartment is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lychnostatis and Star Beach Water Park. Stalis Beach and Aquaworl …

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Pocket Guide: Heraklion

Visiting Heraklion

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Heraklion, though all visitors are sure to appreciate the restaurants, shopping, and monuments. This welcoming, seaside city also attracts visitors with its museums, beaches, and cafés. Top attractions include Palace of Knossos and Heraklion Archaeological Museum.
  • There are 36 Heraklion hotels
  • August is the most expensive month to travel here, while February tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Heraklion

  • Top activities include exploring the waterfront and sightseeing, while Heraklion Port and Sarandaris Beach are sights to visit
  • Well-known for its museums and attractions such as Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Natural History Museum of Crete, and Heraklion Museum of Religious Art
  • Notable for its monuments and landmarks to visit including Palace of Knossos, Hania Gate, and Bembo Fountain
  • Places like Geoponikos Kipos and Public Gardens of Iraklion exemplify the area's natural beauty
  • Everyone—not just sports fans—will find lots of reasons to cheer at a game or event at Freedom National Stadium, Pankritio Stadium, or Theodoros Vardinogiannis Stadium

Getting around Heraklion

There are plenty of options for getting around Heraklion. You can cross the water in a ferry from the local port.

Staying in Heraklion

With 36 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, Heraklion offers holiday retreats at affordable prices:
  • 28 hotels, ranging from GBP 33/night to GBP 155/night
  • 5 aparthotels, ranging from GBP 27/night to GBP 44/night
For family trips or any other travel plans, you might consider these top-rated, larger hotels:
  • Galaxy Hotel Iraklio, averaging GBP 105.43/night
  • Aquila Atlantis Hotel, averaging GBP 115.67/night
Looking for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay? You might like these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties:
  • Vergis Epavlis, averaging GBP 194.23/night
  • GDM Megaron, averaging GBP 141.87/night
A 5-star favourite with Expedia travellers is Vergis Epavlis with a 5 out of 5 user rating while GDM Megaron and Galaxy Hotel Iraklio are also highly rated by guests.
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