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Holbaek, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed one night in this family-run hotel before leaving Crete. The airport is walking distance (families should probably take a taxi). The staff is friendly, the hotel is clean, and our room was modern. The hotel even has a swimming pool which we didn't use. We spent 80 euro for four people staying one night, which we found a... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is only about 1.5 kilometres from the busy Heraklion airport. We were leaving real early in the morning so this was a convenient location. We were a bit afraid of the noise due to the proximity of the airport, but I guess the soundproofing was adequate, as there was no problem. The room was very modern, with great... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel had what we needed for an overnight before an early flight out of Heraklion -- clean, hot shower, Internet access. Very Spartan accommodations, no desk and very firm bed. Front desk friendly and helpful calling taxi. No airport shuttle (anywhere in Heraklion).

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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know if I've ever been a guest at a more accommodating hotel. We arrived late after flying into Heraklion. The hotel is easily accessed, has clean rooms and a huge complementary breakfast. The staff went out of their way to accommodate my need to visit a pharmacy, including offering to drive me. I highly recommend this location.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in the early hours of the morning on a flight from Gatwick just for one night en route to Rethymno hoping that there would be no checking in complications at that time. The staff were efficient and welcoming and the hotel was well kept and clean. We didn't wake until well past breakfast and thought we could buy... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's always good to revisit and update so here's the latest on my favourite hotel in Heraklion. We stayed there recently while travelling across the island and I'm delighted to tell you that it's as good as ever and better in some respects! There are four members of the same family owner/managing the business with the beautiful, charming and ever... More 

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this lovely family run hotel for a week while on holiday in Crete, it was very well situated for visiting attractions and for the airport, although the planes didn't disturb us at all! The staff were all very polite and helpful and the reception staff were very knowledgable. The hotel was very clean and the room was... More 

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Thank LTS503
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We are so grateful to Sofia Hotel as we missed our flight home due to a medical issue and arrived at 4am without a reservation. The guy in reception was so helpful and we were given a room and although the hotel was full the following night, we were able to stay for as long as we needed which turned... More 

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Indialantic, Florida
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We stayed at the Sofia because our flight got in late, and we did not want to make the long drive to Chania that night. The room was very average, but clean. The bed was not the most comfortable, but again it was OK for the price. The good surprises came in the morning. The breakfast buffet was great, and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

If you want to be near the airport it would be hard to beat Sofia Hotel as a convenient, pleasant place to stay. It's so close to the airport that departing planes can be obtrusive when you are outside at the pool or bar but it's not too bad inside the building.It is a family-run, friendly hotel with staff who... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In 2009 we renovated our rooms, in order to offer you a really pleasant and comfortable accommodation. Our purpose is to please every visitor, whether he is on a business trip or on vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sofia Hotel

Address: 57 Stadiou Str, Heraklion, Crete 71601, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Heraklion
Price Range: $58 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sofia Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 69
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Also Known As:
Sofia Hotel Heraklion
Sofia Hotel Crete/Heraklion
Hotel Style:
#14 Family Hotel in Heraklion
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