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Athinaikon Hotel

89 Ethnikis Antistassis Street, Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
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Athinaikon Hotel
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Ranked #33 of 62 Hotels in Heraklion
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Crans-Montana, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is old and the rooms need an urgent rénovation.the beds are not confortable at all, we both woke up with back pain and the noise on the floor is terrible! I actually asked for a quiet room so we had a room on the quiet side but you here the lift even if the room is far from... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We stayed here two different nights during the same week, once to visit Knossos and Heraklion and another time coming back from Vai. Both times we found free parking right in front of the hotel. The rooms have all the basic amenities, are quiet (even if they give on the street) and inexpensive. But the great asset of this family... More 

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Athens, Greece
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The room and the bathroom need renovation: There weren't enough lights so the room was too dark, there were many cables of electricity on the walls, the bathroom was very small and the shower was tiny with a annoying curtain both of them improperly located and when we were having a shower the water was splitting all around the bathroom.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Stayed here on two separate nights at the end of September. Met three different staff members and they were all as helpful and friendly as they were three years ago when I last stayed. The hotel is very much the same also. We stayed in rooms 310 and 308. It is worth noting that 308 has a hand held shower... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We arrived late into Heraklion so wanted a cheap hotel for one night close to the airport. We had a bad experience arriving late into Heraklion off a ferry years ago so were a bit nervous about where to stay. The taxi ride to the hotel cost us 10 euros and we were very pleasantly surprised by the hotel and... More 

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aude
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Staff were knowledgeable, very friendly and helpful. We asked for a coffee and the young lady on reception took a lot of trouble to make it nice for us, she told us of a good place to eat and was very professional whilst friendly too.

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bergamo
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The hotel is nice also if our room was not very new but with the essentials. It's good just to spend one/two nights in order to visit Heraklion and the surroundings The center of the city can be reached by foot in 15/20 min.: very convenient! Staff is very friendly and helpful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We chose this as it said it was 500m from the port. It was more like 700m away from the port and you went past a McDonald's on route. We had asked for a double room but like most places here we got two singles beds but they weren't even pushed together. The bathroom smelt like urine and the shower... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

THE HOTEL IS A LITTLE BIT OLD BUT IT IS FINE. Tha staff is very nice and friendly and they attend what you need. Before getting there , they sent us an email with information. 10 minutes walk from centre town. In summer very hot but good air conditionning. Do not take de breakfast, it's 5 euros and horrible

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Torino
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

we spent 3 nights in this hotel. conveniently located close to the main bus station, the port, the bus stop to the airport and the city center, all can be reached in 10 minutes walk. the road in front of the hotel is very busy and together with the airport traffic create some noise in the room. our room was... More 

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