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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 weeks ago
VtorA Worthing, England, United Kingdom
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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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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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25 hotel reviews
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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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Malia, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I stayed there for two night last week and it was amazing. I have already booked up for 2 weeks from the 20th June The facilities are exceptional and the Staff are great. George the owner is brilliant and so is his sister Eva (And beautiful too!). They have without doubt he best sunbeds in Crete and you will not... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We were lucky with the weather and the hotel. Great and friendly staff, always ready to help you if something goes wrong. At the bar and the kitchen works Agapi, she speaks Russian. She is very kind, funny and friendly woman, and prepares delicious food. We loved this hotel. Spacious and bright room, kitchen, bathroom with wc, and Large wardrobe,... More

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Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We booked through socrates web www.socrateshotel.gr very satisfied.dont need bother for transfer as its included.very vood location as its peaceful,2' from the beach and 5' walk to down town.very friendly staff.giorgos and eva always willing to help :) :)

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Great family hotel... i book from their web site.. everything was ok.. nice location.. 2 minutes from center beach.. nice bar and restaurant.. and the pool is very big.. and playground for the kids.. George and Eva is very friendly and they can help you with everything you need...

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Kiev, Ukraine
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Advantages: + Transfer from and to airport + Room had good decoration and everything required + Every day cleaning and towels change + Good location: not far from beach ~10 minutes walk, not far from center and old town ~ 15 minutes walk. + Quite place + All personal was very friendly and helpful Disadvantages - Could not find any

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Ra'anana, HaMerkaz, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We booked the hotel and later on seen some negative reviews here on trip advisor regarding the room booking. We emailed the hotel got very quick response from Eva & George, and decided to go for it. We were very happy with our decision! Eva arranged airport transportation free of charge for all 4 of us, and for BOTH ways!... 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 Crete

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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Malia
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