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Galaxy Hotel Iraklio

5.0 of 5 75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Leipzig, Germany
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68 reviews 68 reviews
56 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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.

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Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Stockholm, Sweden
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82 reviews 82 reviews
24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We came back at the beginning of December for business reasons and also a seminar for the local businessmen and we had the occasion to see this place also in winter. Always top in quality and most of all excellent in the quality of people. Even if it was fully active, the hotel offewred great service without any delays. Very... More 

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91 reviews 91 reviews
25 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I always return to Galaxy to enjoy their 5 star luxury. There is easy access from the National road and 1 km walk from the popular shopping centre. I enjoyed the quiet, the spaciousness, the cleaness and the luxury of the room (425). Reception and porter very polite and helpful. Nice surprise their Cretan oriented breakfast. Last but least the... More 

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

No Stat Nav in the hire car so had some fun finding this hotel, but it was well worth it. We were travelling out of season so were upgraded to a beautiful balconied room on the 6th. floor overlooking the pool. The Galaxy is a good sized hotel, even has a ballroom, it is modern and well appointed. Valet parking... More 

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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
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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

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