Nice hotel on beach with large rooms, free wifi, sea view. About 15 minute walk into Malia, but there are shops along the way. Has poolside bar with food and drinks available for purchase, but also small kitchenette in room.
The pictures thankfully lived up to expectations and more. Didn't feel the need to venture out of the hotel for food or entertainment as everything on hand. The food was good and a lot of variety. Staff were very friendly and everything well organised. Lovely gardens, lounging area and pools which were well maintained.
Huge comfy beds and fluffy pillows.
Lots of beach beds available around the pool areas and on the beach. Although sandy beaches, Hadn't realised there would be so many flat rocky patches entering the water - just need to walk along the beach a bit.
I would definitely recommend this hotel to friends and family.
Traveller from England
Award-winning eco-hotel complex set amidst landscaped gardens overlooking the sea, 15 kilometres from Crete golf …More
Our group of 4 'middle aged' ladies enjoyed our short break of 5 nights at the Socrates in early September. Good location, 10 mins walk to beach and restaurants. Although easy walking distance to 'the strip' ( most places were open, but they were pretty empty), the location of Socrates was so quiet. Very friendly and helpful staff on reception and in the bar which also served a lovely buffet breakfast. Our accommodation was a two bed appt with a double and twin beds. It was quite dated and storage was limited but it was very clean and the air con was efficient. This was our 3rd visit to Malia and we were very happy with our stay here. Would recommend for couples, families or groups of friends looking for a happy, relaxing holiday in the sun.
Traveller from Sussex, England
Socrates Hotel Apts is a 3 star hotel in Malia and the perfect holiday accommodations on Crete . The friendly staff at …More
The only thing stopping me from giving the hotel 5 stars is that the beds were uncomfortable! Everything else was great! The owner of the hotel was lovely and welcoming and took us to his restaurant that he owns, Steki, a couple of towns over, which I would also highly recommend. The hotel is in a great location, only a few minutes walk from the strip and the pool at the hotel was clean and lovely.
Traveller from UK
The Danelis Studios and Apartments (also called the Danelis Apartments ) are some of the friendliest accommodations in Malia …More
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
Royal Heights Resort is a five star resort Malia, Greece . It is located on a privately-owned hillside in the area of …More
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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