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Sofia Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   57 Stadiou Str, Heraklion, Crete 71601, Greece
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Ranked #14 of 63 hotels in Heraklion
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fleet, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We used this as a stopover hotel from the airport. We found it a bit hard to find and were a bit worried it may not be what we used to. However when we got inside we were pleasantly surprised. The rooms were clean and the restaurant was lovely for an evening meal. The breakfast was very well presented. For... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sofia is close the airport (1km) and a very easy drive from there. The room was basic but okay. The staff were very friendly, breakfast was not great as there was not a great selection but we did get there towards the end of the breakfast time.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night at the Sophia Hotel at the end of our two week holiday before departing Heraklion for the trip home. We were assigned a room at check-in, but upon entry we discovered it was not yet cleaned from the previous guests. The front desk apologized and assigned us another room. Upon entry to that room, there were... More

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Paris
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92 reviews 92 reviews
45 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So nice to be welcomed like this When one arrives at 10 pm, it is nice to find a hotel so near to the airport...and to be able to have a nice dinner by the pool. Extremely nice wellcome. The rooms are simple, comfortable, have free WIFI and all the international channels. To go to the hotel: -there is a... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived with 5 people for 8 nights on the 13th of July and found out, that our booking company made a mistake and we didn't have any reservations for the three rooms. In this situation we met the owner "The angel Sofia". She was so empathic, warm, helpful and spend at least 3 hours to help us: To feel... More

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose the Sofia hotel because of previous reviews and we were certainly not disappointed! You could not do better when landing at Heraklion airport at night: it was so easy to find, it has its own car park but also plenty of on-street parking right in front, the rooms are spacious and have very good bathrooms, and the air-conditioning... More

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The Sofia is only 4 kilometres from Heraklion airport, and only a few hundred metres from the car hire drop offs, so it's perfect if you are flying in late or have an early flight. The standard is very good...like a top class Premier Inn but with basic taverna style meals. Food and drinks are served either in the hotel... More

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Flensburg, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We go to Crete once a year. As we fly to Heraklion, we stay the first and the last night of our holidays at the Sofia hotel.They are so kind - serviceminded - it is clean - it is a pleasure to stay there.We always enjoy being there. Kirsten and Jørgen Hansen Denmark

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New Milford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My husband and I recently stayed at the Hotel Sofia We were very impressed in the cleanliness and customer service. We were unsure where to stay and decided to take a chance here. Boy were we delighted that we did. It was everything we wanted and more. The people that worked there were more than competent and especially pleasant. We... More

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Manzanita, Oregon
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Our friends had stayed at the Sofia a few years back & suggested it. We are SO glad we made a reservation. It is family run & it shows, in a good way with friendly service. The buffet breakfast around the pool was wonderful, the swimming pool inviting and it is so close to the airport. The manager's grandparents had... More

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Address: 57 Stadiou Str, Heraklion, Crete 71601, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Heraklion
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sofia Hotel 3*
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Sofia Hotel Heraklion
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In 2009 we renovated our rooms, in order to offer you a really pleasant and comfortable accommodation. Our purpose is to please every visitor, whether he is on a business trip or on vacation. ... more   less 
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