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Sofia Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   57 Stadiou Str, Heraklion, Crete 71601, Greece
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Ranked #12 of 60 hotels in Heraklion
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had to leave our villa in Rethymnon at 10 in the morning with a 1030 flight in the evening. Hotel Sofia allowed the six of us to book one room for the day to give us a base. This allowed us to make use of their very sheltered swimming pool and then all have showers and get changed before... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Landing at Heraklion Airport to pick up a hire car and launch myself straight into the exciting world of Cretan drivers ..... in the dark.... on the wrong side of the road..... for a hundred and fifty kilometres? Not my idea of fun. The answer! A night at the hotel Sofia. A 10 minute taxi trip with the luggage and... More

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New York
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74 reviews 74 reviews
28 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I wish I could give this hotel a better review. The hotel in my opinion is just average. We chose this hotel for one night when we arrived in Crete. Honestly, it was just OK. The staff was absolutely wonderful and if I could give a 5-star rating for service I would, but unfortunately for the price this hotel charges,... More

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Athens, Greece
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I visit Crete almost every year on bussiness and this year i decided to change the hotel i usually stay in for this one, because it had good reviews and i liked its pictures. First of all it's not so spacious as it seemed. I got dissapointed when i got in. I wouldn't mind it if i was there for... More

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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

We needed a place to stay the night before flying to Rhodes. This was close to the airport - like 5 minutes by car, had a nice room, was very reasonable in price. They prepared an early breakfast for us which was very nice. They have a nice outside bar and what looks like a nice outdoor pool. The Wi-Fi... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I'd like to note before the rest of my review that I only stayed here with my family for one night as we were actually staying at a villa near Chania for the rest of our holiday but we could only get a late flight so had to stop-over in Heraklion for an evening. The first thing that surprised me... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

The Sofia Hotel, Heraklion is an oasis of calm in the busy, bustling city of Heraklion. Family run and staffed by the most pleasant and courteous people the hotel is a short taxi ride from the airport and the city centre. Beautifully modern and clean the hotel has twenty four hour reception, well maintained pool, poolside bar, reception lounge and... More

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Calgary AB
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

When we landed and picked up our car from Cretarent, we just wanted something close for the night as it was about 21:00. They recommended this hotel for the night, but we were headed in the other direction so skipped it for now. When back in Heraklion at the end of our vacation we went to the Alikarnassos area and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

If you are arriving late at Heraklion Airport this hotel is a great place to stay. We picked up our hire car at the airport and the hotel is about a mile down the road, very easy to find and with parking. The room (standard double) was comfortable enough and clean. With the air con on and window closed we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

Because this hotel was very reasonably priced and was a 3 star establishment I wasn't expecting a great deal of amenities. However, I very pleasantly surprised to discover that it had facilities such as wi-Fi internet, a safe for valuables, satellite tv, air conditioning, electronic door locking, a good bathroom with soap dispensers in the shower and over the wash... More

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Also Known As:
Sofia Hotel Heraklion
Sofia Hotel Crete/Heraklion
Address: 57 Stadiou Str, Heraklion, Crete 71601, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Heraklion
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Restaurant Swimming Pool
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#11 Family Hotel in Heraklion
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sofia Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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#11 Family Hotel in 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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