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Hotel Zafiria

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Matala, Crete 70200, Greece
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Ranked #7 of 18 hotels in Matala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013
Robert G Bolton, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bolton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Had a lovely week here in July, the Hotel was basic but clean and air conditioned.We were on the 3rd floor with a veiw of the beach and town it was great to sit out and watch the world go by with a cool drink. Nice pool when you get fed up with the beaches .Go to Komos and red... More

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Moscow, Russia
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Didn't expect that kind level in 2* hotel :) Clean rooms. Nice view from the balcony! Helpful guys on reception. I would say that there was only one minus in Zafiria - rather weak coffe on breakfast. The location is GREAT! Supermarket, souvenirs, restourant - near!

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We stayed there during our one week vacation. Staff there is very helpful, our room in 1st floor with balcony (unfortunately no view to the beach) was quite small but the size is enough for a short stay in couple. Rooms were clean and if necessary it was possible to have it cleaned. A/C included and working :) For me... More

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Eugene, Oregon
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

This hotel is known for it's fantastic, helpful staff. The location is great, as it's centrally located and close to the beach. Many rooms have a view of Matala beach and the caves. A full size balcony is great to complement the simple rooms. The rooms come with internal radio. Don't forget to check out the pool in the back!... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

We changed to this hotel after viewing the one we had booked.(which was not very private, and was very closed in ,with no sea view).When you go to Matala, you want to see the sea and the fabulous cliffs.We had stayed in the Zafiria before. The hotel is on the main street.Although it could do with a bit of a... More

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Heiloo, Netherlands
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

I stayed at this hotel in September 2010. I loved it: it's basic but that's something I like. The beds were good, a huge balcony, great to see the sunset, which I did every day. Breakfast is good, especially the Greek yoghurt with honey: the best. Cheese, ham, boiled eggs, it's all there. The pool was great too although a... More

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

We stayed at the Hotel Zafiria for one night with our kids age 12 and 15. They have no connecting rooms but we were able to get two rooms side-by-side. We were on the floor that had the very large balconies that looked at the beach and you could climb over to get from our room to our kids. That... More

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Chittenden, Vermont
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2011

We had a great stay at the Zafiria in May. The hotel is right across the street from the beach, and very close to several great restaurants. Our room was basic, but perfectly adequate (and clean). The pool is nice, and we enjoyed stopping there after a day on the beach. Free wi-fi is available in the lobby. The continental... More

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Toronto, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2010

A basic hotel, but very clean with comfortable beds and spectacular views and lovely pool, which is a rarity in Matala. We had a corner room facing the back with a wraparound balcony that was huge. Sat out till the wee hours drinking in the views of the mountain, beach, caves and stars. Matala is a laid back place at... More

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Maynooth, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2009

We stayed in zafiria for two weeks and loved it. We have stayed there in the past. It's very clean and well located. The pool is good and safe for all ages. Nice garden area onto street, relaxing is the key in matala. Hotel will organize taxi for you at airport €50 approx. good value. Staff are lovely and helpful.... More

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Also Known As:
Zafiria Hotel Crete
Hotel Zafiria Matala, Crete
Address: Matala, Crete 70200, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Matala
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Ranked #7 of 18 hotels in Matala
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Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Zafiria 2*
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