We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Galaxy Hotel Iraklio

5.0 of 5 75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 10 more sites!
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Galaxy Hotel Iraklio
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Galaxy Hotel Iraklio
Write a Review

1,005 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (136)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW via mobile

Placed near the center of Heraklion ( 10' on foot, 1' by car) Galaxy Hotel is well known as the perfect place to meet, discuss and close a business deal. In a zen atmosphere, with everything simplified and among the tones of beige and sand, and with the couches and tables placed in large distances that ensure privacy, one may... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Karpathos, Greece
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice hotel with very friendly reception very spacious rooms ,wonderful anatomic mattress. ..big variety for breakfast. .and a nicely equipped gym room ....the best stay in Iraklio I highly recommend it.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a night with work, very comfortable and helpful staff. Food good, beds good. Didn't have much of a chance to check out the facilities but all looked good. I would recommend this hotel and its the best in the area.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Leipzig, Germany
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
58 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was positively surprised about the Galaxy hotel. I liked the room interior as much as the very friendly service and mostly the breakfast room and service. The pool is located in the courtyard and the reception offered me a 24 hour usw of the hamam. The only thing I had to do was to inform the reception 15min before... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Auckland NZ
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Clean, nice service and modern amenities. Enjoyed time here, had breakfast in hotel, walking distance to town (20 mins) but not close to beaches. No views but pleasant enough outlook. Comfortable and good price.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Can't say enough positive things about this hotel. It is only a short ( fifteen minute) and safe (we were two women, travelling alone) walk, to the many restaurants, and museums and stores, in the Heraklion. Our room was comfortably spacious, by European standards. We enjoyed the freshwater pool, and it was never crowded. Staff were pleasant, and we had... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glossop, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This hotel is a bit out of the way, but with 30 minutes, is within walking distance of everything in Heraklion. Because Knossos, the main tourist draw, is further away, a taxi or bus should be taken. But this is the best location to see Knossos from. The hotel was good overall including the pool. The breakfast was outstanding and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Excellent location, excellent hotel, Rooms are excellent and well appointed. Service form all staff was excellent. the hotel is walking distance to main areas in Heraklion. Clean rooms, and top pool and breakfast facilities

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stockholm, Sweden
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

We had a very nice stay in this hotel. The breakfast buffet is very good and the option to sit outdoors by the pool makes it even better. The gym is small but modern, and accessable 24/7, the staff is one of the friendliest and most helpful I have met. We also sprnd some time working from the hotel and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Hotel is well located about 1 km from town centre. The staff were fantastic and very helpful. We had trouble with wifi and immediately a modem was connected in our room. Breakfast was fantastic, the staff were very polite, attentive and hospitable Highly recommended

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Galaxy Hotel Iraklio? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Galaxy Hotel Iraklio

Address: 75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Heraklion
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Galaxy Hotel Iraklio 5*
Number of rooms: 127
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Cheap Tickets, Hotels.com, Priceline, HotelTravel.com, getaroom.com, Despegar.com, Odigeo, Tingo and Jetsetter so you can book your Galaxy Hotel Iraklio reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Galaxy Hotel Heraklion
Galaxy Hotel Iraklio Crete/Heraklion
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Heraklion
#1 Romantic Hotel in Heraklion
#1 Spa Hotel in Heraklion
#1 Business Hotel in Heraklion
#3 Family Hotel in Heraklion

681 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (314)
Pool/beach area (61)
Room/suite (73)
View from room (13)
Hotel & grounds (55)
Bathroom (21)
Dining (29)
Business center/function rooms (2)
Videos (1)
Other (59)

Expert photos: Taken by TripAdvisor travel experts

All expert photos (321)
Amenities (31)
Double Room (53)
Executive Room (48)
Pool (31)
Restaurants and Bars (53)
Suite (65)
The Hotel (40)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (46)
Dining (17)
Pool/beach area (3)
Business center/function rooms (1)
Hotel & grounds (4)
Room/suite (1)
Other (20)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay