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GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel

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9 D. Beaufort, Heraklion, Crete 71202 Greece
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 08/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 08/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 58 hotels in Heraklion
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2020 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
Built in 1925 and classified as a historical building the GDM Megaron luxury hotel is located in the heart of Heraklion overlooking the harbor within walking distance of all the major sights of the city. The great architectural design and interior decoration together with the warm - welcoming atmosphere and the high standard of services provided will satisfy even the most demanding guest.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Paid private parking nearby
Secured parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Rooftop pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Rooftop bar
Car hire
Taxi service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Full body massage
Hammam
Massage
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Safe
Refrigerator
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Marina View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Greek
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Mark C wrote a review Nov 2020
New York City, New York39 contributions28 helpful votes
I'm writing this review very late. We spent two nights here back in the Summer of 2018. Pre-Covid memories. This is a wonderful wonderful Hotel. First the usual gracious, helpful Greek service in this Hotel. People in Greece seem to really love the place they are in. When they make a recommendation it is because they have gone there and enjoyed it themselves. Just my impression. I had found this true everywhere else in Greece but hey...it was great here too. The two restaurants they pointed out to us and booked for us were well worth the trip. Second the spectacular breakfast, maybe the best of my life. Greek Food is wonderful all round (OK I'm a fan of Greece you can see at least what I experienced as a privileged tourist but hey it's a review for other tourists...) but this was a high point...a buffet from Olympus, every kind of honey, berry, nut, grain, bread, yoghurt piled up like Louis XIV's table...honestly it's two years ago and I can't remember it all and I'm a veggie so I didn't eat some of what was on offer...but it was worth staying here just for that. Third a huge room rectangular and spacious with two desks with a wonderful view of the bay, a big wrap around balcony and a TV in the toilet, lovely spacious shower Fourth very well located next to the main thoroughfare but a little set back.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Responded Dec 12, 2020
Dear Mark C, It makes us very happy to know that you had a great stay with us and that you liked our luxurious rooms, the unique sea view from our hotel, the convenient location, the breakfast and of course our hard-working staff. But the most important for us is that during these very difficult period, we are all in, after 2 years you have remembered GDM Megaron which means that we have achieved our goal absolutely and we are grateful that you have shared this memory with us. We do hope that you will choose our hotel again on your next Cretan adventure and please let us know when you are coming to thank you for this review in person! Merry Xmas ! Best Regards, the GDM Megaron team
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HansieDub wrote a review Nov 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands69 contributions42 helpful votes
In my experience the very best hotel on Crete. Location: overlooking the harbour of Heraklion, and the ancient Venetian shipyards, yet only a short walk to the city centre, and an eight minute cab ride to the airport, with the bus station across the road... The hotel: friendly and efficient reception, parking and valet service, very well laid-out rooms that contained everything they should, and nothing they shouldn't. Service: excellent and very welcoming, form the breakfast room (brilliant breakfast, even in Corona time) downstairs to the poolside terrace on the roof. Like Arnie said: "I'll be back!"
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Responded Nov 9, 2020
Dear HansieDub! Thank you for choosing our hotel, and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay, we make every effort to maintain both high standards in our product and service and we are delighted to see that our efforts have satisfied you. We are so looking forward to seeing you again. Until then, stay safe and positive! We are always at your disposal! Best regards, The GDM Megaron Team
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DrDimSwitzerland wrote a review Oct 2020
Zurich, Switzerland100 contributions48 helpful votes
From the first second to the check-out everything was perfect. The hotel is well located to explore the old town or take the speed ferry to Santorini (day trip). What is extraordinary is the professionalism and cordiality of the staff. We would like to thank the entire staff.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Nov 3, 2020
Dear DrDimSwitzerland! First of all, thank you so much for your beautiful words and for choosing our hotel for your stay in Heraklion city. Our team is always there for our guests and our purpose is to make them feel like home and enjoy their holidays. We are looking forward to see you again. We are always at your disposal, The GDM Megaron Team.
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victoria S wrote a review Oct 2020
London, United Kingdom13 contributions28 helpful votes
This is a comfortable hotel with good service. The thing that really stands out about this place is that ALL the staff are particularly nice, friendly and helpful. This makes a big difference. Thanks to all the staff.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Responded Nov 3, 2020
Dear Victoria0459! Thank you so much for your kind words. We consider the most valuable asset of the hotel is our team. We have tried our best especially during this very challenging time and we are so happy to hear that we have met your expectations and made a difference. It will be a great pleasure to welcome you soon again at our premises. Always at your disposal. The GDM Megaron Team.
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Zoko wrote a review Oct 2020
Thessaloniki, Greece49 contributions114 helpful votes
Five days were enough to secure the fact that courtesy is a Greek characteristic and when it combines with smile from a hotel employee then you are sure to have a great time. And believe me, people of GDM Megaron Hotel, know the that!! Ladies at the reception along with girls in breakfast room give you a nice start of your day!!! Great breakfast by the way in the days of Corona virus! And Eirini we have missed your laugh our last morning!! The room was excellent, big, spacious with great bed!! And the view was breathtaking!!Thank you all for our nice stay , we will be back!!
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Nov 1, 2020
Dear zoko03! We can’t thank enough for your beautiful words about our team. We try our best to make you feel like home and we consider our staff our biggest asset. We definitely look forward seeing you again. Eirini and rest of our team send you their cordial greetings. Have a nice day! The GDM Megaron Team
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PRICE RANGE
$93 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hotel gdm megaron, gdm megaron heraklion
LOCATION
GreeceCreteHeraklion PrefectureHeraklion
NUMBER OF ROOMS
58
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Frequently Asked Questions about GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel?
Nearby attractions include EscapeRooms.gr (0.3 miles), Kotsanas Museum (0.2 miles), and Irida Family Workshop (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel?
Yes, free parking, paid private parking nearby, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include ML Espresso Bar, Ntoré Gastronomy & Symposia, and Mc Delly’s Casual Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Greek.