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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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Jerusalem, Israel
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

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
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Overall, comfortable and convenient for quick access to the airport. Appreciated the free parking but I imagine the number of available parkins spots would run out quickly in the busy season. Wi-Fi was good. Included breakfast was pretty good, while the coffee choices were very good. A bit of jetliner noise but windows were well-insulated. Nice hot water for shower.

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Paris, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Just stayed at the Sofia hotel for one night after arriving on a late flight. The hotel is close to the aiport (approx. 1 mi), clean and relativemy cheap. We hate at the restaurant: the food was very good and very cheap. Over all, I will stay there again if the occasion occurs

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Prague, CZ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We had booked this hotel for our last night in Crete because we had a very early flight the next morning, and the Sofia is just a couple of minutes away from the airport. We expected to hear noise from the airplanes but I only recall hearing one - and it certainly wasn't disturbing. We did not use the pool.... More

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Wauconda, Illinois
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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

This is a family run business. I would stay here again if I return. They helped me with tours and the local bus service. I saved considerable money using Crete's buses. Location is close to the city and the airport on a quiet street.

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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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