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Socrates Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Beach Road Malia to Stalis, Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
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Ranked #37 of 96 hotels in Malia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel for ten days, ending 26th august and the hotel is excellent. Situated on a beautiful background and quite near to all the bars and restaurants, but not to near where drunks and noise are a problem. Extremely clean with excellent sun loungers. Can't be faulted for a 3 star

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

great place but the fab chef jay low !!!! aka ella what a lovely person she is always friendly and happy even!!!! as she works on her own from 7am to 8pm evey day with no day off and no help if your boss george reads this review please get her some help in the kitchen shorter hours and more... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 10 nights & I couldn't fault anything. Hotel clean & well kept. Maid service daily & all staff very pleasant & helpful. Comfy sunbeds & great pool with diving board 3m deepend & baby pool. Supermarket , beach & many fine restaurants all a five min walk.

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and two friends stayed at the Socrates Hotel for a week after travelling around Europe. It was the perfect place to relax and unwind after a busy 3 weeks of travelling and was within walking distance to fantastic restaurants, shops and the beach. The staff were very helpful and our room was clean and tidy. It was also one... More

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Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a terrible transfer from the airport so we were a bit disgruntled to arrive and be put in a ground floor room then be asked for 60 euros for air conditioning and more for the safe. It was late at night and we just wanted to sleep. In the morning we found the room dated and the bathroom... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is ideally situated a short walk from the old town and the lively streets of malia. There are plenty of restaurants and bars nearby that will suit all tastes and budgets. The beach is about 7-10 mins walk away. The hotel itself is exceptionally clean with rooms being serviced every day. The staff are more then friendly and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon arrival we were greater graciously by Eva and George however we were immediately ushered to an alternative hotel across the street. We inferred from this that there were booking mishaps. We had read through similar such reviews Therefore we were extra diligent on insisting on our booked room. Once we secured our rightful room, we realized quickly we were... More

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Worthing, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed her for a week in June and it was perfect all they way, we had a slight room mix up when we first got there but it was handled so well by George and Eva, we felt so welcome and had a lot of fun with all the friendly staff! Pharos food was yummy, cocktails were delicious, the... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very nice hotel with friendly staff and a great pool area and a lovely pool bar with snacks and drinks. ideal for families with children. located a bit off the center of malia but a short walk to the beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Visited Socrates as part of a group of girls for a hen party. They hotel were very accommodating offering free transfers. The sunbeds are absolutely beautiful, the pool is perfect, ideal for relaxing the whole day away. Pool snacks are good quality and reasonably priced. The rooms are not large but they are comfortable and when you are spending most... More

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Address: Beach Road Malia to Stalis, Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Malia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Socrates Hotel 3*
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Socrates Hotel Malia, Crete
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