We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sofia Hotel

449 reviews
Save
Traveler (58)
Room & Suite (98)
Dining (25)
Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good59%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3.0 Star Hotel
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
Mar 12Mar 13
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 6 partner sites to see rooms from $45.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Heraklion hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "9c23bef8d3ca44beb84cb503ce529133", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1058969,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[53950750],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":12,"month":3,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":13,"month":3,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":45,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"9c23bef8d3ca44beb84cb503ce529133","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":47,"lowestMetaPrice":45,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":47,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":47,"lowestMetaPrice":45,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":47,"hotelName":"Sofia Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjljMjNiZWY4ZDNjYTQ0YmViODRjYjUwM2NlNTI5MTMzIiwiQUlLIjoiOTI5MDBiMGQ5MWM5NGVjY2IzYjE3YjJmOWE4YTEwY2EifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "03/12/2018", "checkOut": "03/13/2018", "lowestPrice": "$45", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"53950750":"TravelocityEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (449)Write a Review
Filter reviews
189 results
Traveler rating
65
93
26
2
3
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
65
93
26
2
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsclose to the airportheraklion airportlate flightswimming poolone nightwalk takesbefore midnightpaid eurosthis family run hotelshort taxi ridehour receptioncar hire companyair connext morningbreakfast was buffet stylesized roomnice pool
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 189 reviews
Reviewed November 30, 2017

The only practical hotel for early morning flight out of Heraklion. Nothing flash but simple and adequate. No real options for meals outside of the hotel, so the prices were more than you would expect for this category of hotel. Nevertheless I would stay there...More

1  Thank Nick T
Reviewed October 17, 2017

I was only there for a single night after picking up my car from the airport after a late afternoon arrival and leaving first thing in the morning for eastern Crete. There's plenty of parking, the room was simple but very clean; the staff was...More

2  Thank Leo E
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Two Sofias (it is a family business) greeted us warmly upon arrival, coming to curb to assist with luggage. They were extremely helpful with directions, maps, walking & bus, and restaurants . Breakfast was bountiful and delicious! Rooms are spacious. Pool area and lobby lovely.

Thank bonjoyhal
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

The staff is friendly and you feel welcome. The hotel is clean, the rooms have air conditioners. Breakfast is ok. Juices have room for improvement. Short distance from the airport. 5 minutes by taxi. You can also use the bus. 2€ for each person. Bus...More

Thank Helmut D
Reviewed October 10, 2017

The hotel was beautifully decorated, spotlessly clean and the staff were very attentive. Stayed at this hotel as part of a large university group. Was given a three person room, was slightly small for three people with large suitcases but not a great issue for...More

Thank Jessica G
View more reviews
PreviousNext
12345638
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$47 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Best Value Hotel in Heraklion
#13 Family Hotel in Heraklion
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$47 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Best Value Hotel in Heraklion
#13 Family Hotel in Heraklion
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveler (58)
Room & Suite (98)
Dining (25)
Pool & Beach (22)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Claire S
February 11, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Claire S |
Great thanks .
0
Votes
sabah s
September 16, 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from MichaelJC747 | Reviewed this property |
The ancient site of Knossos is well worth a visit and can be accessed from the main bus station by local bus, there are also museums, galleries and old churches that are worth a visit. The town centre of Heraklion is packed... More
2
Votes
jessicaanne123
July 12, 2016|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from cas j | Reviewed this property |
You can get a taxi,cost ten euros.we did consider walking,but with a heavy case,decided against it.
0
Votes
PreviousNext
12
Room Tips
"rooms facing away from the airport"
Read review
"Room 220 is large has a balcony (good for drying clothes) and faces in the opposite direction to the airport."
Read review
"All rooms are pretty well sound-proofed, despite what some here may say, unless of course they have a..."
Read review
"Rooms to the South, as the airplanes pass North"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing