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Galaxy Hotel Iraklio

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
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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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Houston
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I enjoyed 3 nights over the Easter holiday at Galaxy Hotel Iraklio. Our corner executive room was spacious and comfortable with a small balcony overlooking the pool. The breakfast buffets offered an abundance of pastries, charcuterie, cheeses, olives, breads, cereals, as well as hot items like fried eggs, bacon, different sausages, pancakes, and French toast. But the... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed a 3 night stay with a wonderful and accommodating staff that went out of their way to help us book activities and understand the area. The management, concierge, and restaurant staff seemed to work hard and really care about our stay with them. I would recommend anyone to stay here, great rooms, pool, food and staff. About a 8... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our time at the Galaxy. Room was clean and the location was fine (although sometimes after going into old town, it was a hike back). That's not a big issue, it was close, I was just tired sometimes. We had a lovely view of the pool. The staff was fantastic - very friendly and helpful. The breakfasts were amazing.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was fortunate enough to have stayed at the Galaxy Hotel over Easter weekend; in fact, the priest who brought the holy lights from Athens to Heraklion was on my Aegean Airlines flight! Greeting me in my room was a lovely plate of cookies, bread, and hard-boiled eggs and a white liquor that fulfilled every expectation I had for what... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago 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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Yiannis E, Owner at Galaxy Hotel Iraklio, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Margaret M, Our warmest wishes for Happy Easter! Thank you for choosing our hotel for your recent stay in Heraklion and for your insightful and kind review. Sincerely, Yiannis G. Economou Owner-Galaxy Hotel Iraklio More

Shoreline
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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 2 weeks 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 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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New York
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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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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 Business Hotel in Heraklion
#1 Romantic Hotel in Heraklion
#1 Luxury Hotel in Heraklion
#1 Family 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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