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Sofia Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good59%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsclose to the airportheraklion airportlate flightswimming poolone nightwalk takesbefore midnightpaid eurosthis family run hotelshort taxi ridehour receptioncar hire companyair connext morningbreakfast was buffet stylesized roomnice pool
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

It's always good to revisit and update so here's the latest on my favourite hotel in Heraklion. We stayed there recently while travelling across the island and I'm delighted to tell you that it's as good as ever and better in some respects! There are...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this lovely family run hotel for a week while on holiday in Crete, it was very well situated for visiting attractions and for the airport, although the planes didn't disturb us at all! The staff were all very polite and helpful and...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2016

We are so grateful to Sofia Hotel as we missed our flight home due to a medical issue and arrived at 4am without a reservation. The guy in reception was so helpful and we were given a room and although the hotel was full the...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2016

We stayed at the Sofia because our flight got in late, and we did not want to make the long drive to Chania that night. The room was very average, but clean. The bed was not the most comfortable, but again it was OK for...More

Thank FrenchieFrenchie1
Reviewed 14 June 2016

If you want to be near the airport it would be hard to beat Sofia Hotel as a convenient, pleasant place to stay. It's so close to the airport that departing planes can be obtrusive when you are outside at the pool or bar but...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$47 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Best Value Hotel in Heraklion
#13 Family Hotel in Heraklion
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$47 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Best Value Hotel in Heraklion
#13 Family Hotel in Heraklion
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (98)
Dining (25)
Pool & Beach (22)
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Claire S
11 February 2018|
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sabah s
16 September 2016|
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Response from MichaelJC747 | Reviewed this property |
The ancient site of Knossos is well worth a visit and can be accessed from the main bus station by local bus, there are also museums, galleries and old churches that are worth a visit. The town centre of Heraklion is packed... More
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jessicaanne123
12 July 2016|
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Response from cas j | Reviewed this property |
You can get a taxi,cost ten euros.we did consider walking,but with a heavy case,decided against it.
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"rooms facing away from the airport"
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"Room 220 is large has a balcony (good for drying clothes) and faces in the opposite direction to the airport."
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"All rooms are pretty well sound-proofed, despite what some here may say, unless of course they have a..."
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"Rooms to the South, as the airplanes pass North"
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