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Galaxy Hotel Iraklio

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
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Ranked #1 of 60 hotels in Heraklion
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This hotel was a bit like an airport hotel. Small room, Greek TV, over expensive bar. Noisy during the night, needed big air con as the room was over warm. But the staff were friendly and the breakfast good.

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Shoreline
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11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My review of this hotel is based on unusual circumstances. While in Crete, my wife suffered a heart attack and was admitted to the University of Crete Medical Center, where she got a pacemaker. For the week she was in hospital, I stayed at the Galaxy. The staff, from the front desk to the bellman, were kind, considerate, and looked... More

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Northern England
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119 reviews 119 reviews
35 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a quiet executive room and found ourselves overlooking the pool on the top floor in a spacious room with a small balcony. Everything was comfortable; a kettle was provided on request, as was an electric adaptor. Service was always very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was highly varied, including Cretan specialities that changed every morning. My favourite custard pies... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked here because we needed a room for one night prior to our vacation rental. The staff was outstanding; from front desk to the restaurant to the bellman, everyone was helpful and welcoming. The room was clean and comfortable. We were pleasantly surprised by the delicious dinner we had in the restaurant. There was live music, jazz piano and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 3 days in this excellent hotel as part of our holiday in Crete. This is by far one of the finest hotels with a great service from all the staff. It is well located to explore Iraklio and it prides on serving their customers. The food in the restaurant is very good, don't miss it! Would definitely visit... More

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74 reviews 74 reviews
28 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

LOVED this hotel. After more than a week of road tripping, we needed to find a hotel to stay the night in Heraklion to catch an early flight to Athens. So glad we found this place because it was a great find! If you need a place close to the airport and close to the center, do not hesitate one... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

Arrived on my birthday and was greeted with a lovely birthday cake at check in. Hotel was nice, modern, clean and staff was super helpful. Luke others said great location. Took us 15 mins to get to center. Bus to and from airport super close maybe 2 blocks from hotel. Bus to Knossos also close. Maybe 5-6 blocks away. Very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We stayed here for a wonderful weekend getaway. Orfeas and the reception team ensured that we had a really relaxing time, arranging a massage and assisting with directions for outings. This gem is located a delightful 10 minute walk from the centre Heraklion, taking you past the old city walls. It is also a 5 minute walk from the bus... More

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7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We had just a week in Crete and the Galaxy Hotel was the best choice - close to the centre of Heraklion but also convenient to catch busses to other parts of Crete (Knossos only 6 miles away). Perfect location (just 10 mins walk to main square) for all Heraklion day and night activities. Excellent, friendly service, wide range for... More

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Baden, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We stayed at the Galaxy for one night before going to Chania. The hotel was great, although the room was somewhat smallish and the pool area was closed for the evening due to a private party. Breakfast was good, check in fast and efficient. Staff very helpful with suggestions on what to see in the city center. Free parking in... More

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Additional Information about Galaxy Hotel Iraklio

Also Known As:
Galaxy Hotel Heraklion
Galaxy Hotel Iraklio Crete/Heraklion
Address: 75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Heraklion
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Heraklion
#1 Business Hotel in Heraklion
#1 Luxury Hotel in Heraklion
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Galaxy Hotel Iraklio 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The award-winning, 5-star Deluxe Galaxy Hotel Iraklio is Heraklion’s premier hotel for business and leisure and the top choice for discerning travelers. Modern facilities fully renovated in 2008, and warm, professional service highlight the hotel’s steadfast dedication to the magical combination of aesthetics and functionality. Centrally located in downtown Heraklion, the Galaxy is an oasis of contemporary luxury whose services and amenities are second to none.The Galaxy Hotel Iraklio’s 127 rooms and suites exude an air of contemporary elegance within a unique city-resort atmosphere, while the hotel’s extensive, upgraded amenities include, among others:• fully independent air conditioning• complimentary WiFi• fine bed and bath linens• premium Simmons mattresses and choice of pillows• Pure allergy friendly rooms for optimal air quality and the best sleep you’ve ever had• fully equipped complimentary business center• large fresh-water pool• complimentary parking facilities• concierge services• complimentary state-of-the-art gym with wellness center and hammam• superb dining at the all-day Per Se Lounge or poolside Vetri Restaurant• top conference and event facilities No matter what the reason for your stay, the Galaxy Hotel Iraklio will ensure that it is nothing short of spectacular. ... more   less 
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