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Sofia Hotel

57 Stadiou Str, Heraklion, Crete 71601, Greece
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Ranked #14 of 61 Hotels in Heraklion
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  • Cleanliness
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Antwerp
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37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I chose this hotel because of its proximity to Heraklion airport , less than five minutes drive away as I had an early flight, would probably not be suitable for more than one night. Basic but clean hotel, quiet in spite of proximity to the airport , friendly staff.

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Easyjet placed us on standby and gave us an overnight stay in this hotel which is possibly the worst hotel I have ever stayed in!! The bedroom smelt of urine with stains on the bed and unfortunately it just got worse from here. My partner and I had left a 5* hotel and this was the biggest anti-climax since time... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice, clean, friendly hotel. Large room with a balcony overlooking the pool. Large bathroom, lift, pool, in house good restaurant, good breakfast, strong wifi signal, English speaking channels on flat TV, fridge... . Perfect location for a stop by. 1.5km from the airport and only 5 minutes drive to the city center. Tip: We parked at the city council central... More 

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Carlsabd, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Hotel Sofia last month for 4 days. Room was very clean and had a small balcony. Staff especially Sofia, (the hotel is named for her grandmother) was very helpful and enthusiastic about the service. Had 2 meals in the evening at the hotel. Chicken soflakia was great! Hotel is a short cab/bus ride from the city center... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The concierge Mark made our only night hear memorable;) They finished serving food and he kindly ordered us some in! Nice clean rooms and spot on for the price. Thanks or making our first night in Crete!

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Chania Town, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very clean mid range hotel with very friendly, helpful and accommodating staff. We arrived early from the ferry and they allowed us early check in, which was much appreciated. I would certainly recommend this hotel. It's also very easy to navigate out of the city if you are hiring a car.

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Ottawa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We chose this hotel (based on price, free breakfast and parking) for a two night stay. We were pleasantly surprised by the hospitality and the room quality. Yes, it is basic - but clean and comfortable. The breakfast is simple - but filling. All the staff was friendly and helpful. The wifi was a little iffy, but we could live... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Sofia Hotel is our (now) regular stop off when starting and finishing our twice yearly break. It is a short taxi ride from both the airport and the buzzy town centre in Heraklion. It is within walking distance of at least one very good restaurant and several excellent local caffeniums. Management and staff in the Sofia Hotel are warm, pleasant,... More 

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Tajique, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

The hotel was fine, a little frayed around the edges perhaps, but the staff was good about about changing our room when we asked. The real reason I'm writing is that at least a few other reviewers mention how close it is to the airport, which is true,(and which is why I picked it) but as I've learned downtown Heraklio... More 

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Stockport
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This is the second time we have stayed at the Sofia after arriving late at Heraklion airport. A taxi from the airport to the hotel is ten euros. We paid 83 euros for a triple room and found this very good value. The reception staff are friendly and efficient and the breakfast was excellent. The furnishings are a little tired... More 

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