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GDM Megaron Hotel

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needtotravel12345
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26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the first night of our Greece trip, so we had just traveled from NYC - ATH - Crete. It was a long trip and we were so glad the Megaron (and downtown Heraklion in general) is close to the airport. We took a cab, which probably was not necessary as their is a public bus that runs really... More 

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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Me and my wife love this hotel. It is located with an easy walking distance of the city center, shopping, and restaurants. The service in this hotel was amazing. The staff went above and beyond the call of duty

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megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear srikant r, Thank you very much for your fantastic words! We are always at clients disposal for anything they might need, what makes the difference in the end of the day is the people. With cordial greetings The GDM Megaron team More 

Kuwait
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros - right down on the waterfront, close to bus stops, great breakfast especially if you like sweets, super friendly staff, large rooms (at least mine); nice patio on roof for drinks in the afternoon/evening Cons - a bit older rooms, bit noisy on the street side, pool is NOT heated, pool is tiny and would be okay for a... More 

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megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tam A, Greetings from sunny Crete and thank you for your review! We are after all a city hotel, chosen for certain reasons by travellers especially for its ideal location, just 500m from the port, 550m from the commercial district of the city, 5km from Heraklion airport and 6km from Knossos archaeological site is ideally for business as well... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are here now. Service is great and helpful. Super comfy king bed, Korres products, beautiful room and bathroom, relaxing shower. Great breakfast... Decor is well appointed and modern too. Close to Archeological Museum and the port, so great location!

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megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maria G, Greetings from Crete! Thank you very much for your amazing review, we have carefully selected our amenities in room to be of top quality and Korres is a worldwide known brand of natural cosmetics. Same for everything else, from beds to breakfast all very carefully selected in order to provide best possible experience to our guests. And... More 

Luxembourg
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46 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this based on trip advisor reviews and wasn't disappointed. The hotel has been finished with a great deal of attention and style. Staff were very welcoming, professional and responsive (had an initial issue with wifi connection but when i raised it they fixed it immediately) Would definitely stay again. Only thing to note ... if you are a light... More 

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megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gmanlux, Thank you so much for your amazing review ! We are definitely wait the moment to welcome you back on our premises. Enjoy your day! Kind regards The GDM Megaron team More 

Melbourne
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros...Lovely Staff throughout,super comfortable beds,central location, minutes walk to ferries, great views esp from rooftop,sensational breakfast with delicious Cretan food. Cons...no porter or welcome person on arrival, poor signage in hotel and none in lift, luxury room was nothing special - thought we'd have a spa but apparently some have a spa and some (ours)have a special shower head (think... More 

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megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear WineFoodTravel500, Thank you very much for your review. We are always open to hear all of our clients opinion from their side of view, in this way we improve when ofcourse receiving a constructive review. Just if we may say nowadays the emphasis in a luxury hotel is to ensure that the guest gets a real good and memorable... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent our last of 7 days in Crete here as it is convenient to the airport. We had been spending most of our time at beach hotels, which we thought were perfect although all the beds were hard as rock. Our stay at the Megaron was a wonderful was to top off our trip. We were upgraded to a... More 

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megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jsuder, Thank you very much for your fantastic review! it is indeed so important having a good night sleep, it certainly makes our day! That is the reason we have mattresses of a very well known Greek brand same as for our pillows. Thank you once more for considering our hotel top off your trip. Always at your disposal... More 

Dursley, United Kingdom
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49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit and we were spoiled with room 407 which has a corner balcony. It is such a pleasure to walk into your room and feel some effective air con! Every member of staff is excellent and the whole place is classy. There is a small pool upstairs and a bar and restaurant with fascinating views over the port.... More 

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megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andy M, Greetings from the hot Crete!!! Thank you very much for your wonderful words, we really consider one of our achievements having continuously clients who are repeaters. We certainly be delighted to have the pleasure having you soon here! Kind regards The GDM Megaron team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed three days on our honeymoon and had a great experience. Beautiful rooms with great views! The staff kept it perfectly clean. There was even a tv in the bathroom! The hotel helped us find restaurants and helped us rent a car one of the days. Very close to the Heraklion archeological museum, port, airport, and the central square!... More 

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megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jessica R, Thank you very much for your amazing review and once more Congratulations! We are always at clients disposal for any info they might need, taylor made according to our guests wishes. Hope to see you soon again! Kind regards The GDM Megaron team More 

Colorado
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41 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed two nights at this hotel. The pros: if you are leaving Crete per ferry this hotel is right across the street from the port; the rooms are good and they serve a wonderful breakfast. The staff is very helpful. Also, it is within easy walking distance to the museum and shopping areas. The cons: not... More 

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megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear travellingman2u, Thank you very much for your fantastic review, it is true that we like spoiling our guests starting the day with a breakfast consisting of very carefully selected products delicacies, fresh fruits , juices and vegetables from Cretan farms. Generally speaking Crete is very safe for one to walk around also after midnight but we are closing our... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. Accommodation The 58 tastefully decorated rooms feature the latest facilities such as ISDN private telephone line with voice mail, extra private telephone line for facsimile use, Satellite TV ADSL internet access ,Wi fi free , safe, mini bar , tea & coffee facilities, soundproof windows, air conditioning all around the clock, sprinklers and smoke detectors. The bathrooms are equipped with telephone, hairdryer, slippers, bathrobes and luxury toiletries. Additional amenities, such as TV in bathroom and Jacuzzi, are provided in the V.I.P. Rooms, as well as the Presidential Suites which are designed specifically with your needs in mind. Dining The "Plaza Café" a casual all day, all purpose indoor café ideal for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a coffee overlooking the old harbour. "The Living Room" lounge and bar is the ideal setting for a quiet aperitif in between the hotel's two atriums providing also a TV corner and a library. "The Megaron 5th" Bar Restaurant is located on the top floor with the city's most stunning views of the old harbour. It provides a unique combination of an excellent location, lounge music and superb Cretan Mediterranean cuisine with dishes and specialities prepared by the hotel's Chef. Outdoor dining is available during the summer on the roof top. Recreational Facilities The Health Club on the 4th floor, exclusively for hotel guests is equipped with a variety of fitness equipment as well as a steam bath, a Jacuzzi, a massage table and a sauna with colour and music therapy. The sun beds and umbrellas by the swimming pool area on the roof are perfect for relaxing after a busy day. Hospitality Services The GDM Megaron staff is at our guests' service around the clock, providing twice-daily maid service, room service and courteous concierge assistance. Well equipped meeting rooms are the ideal venue for meetings whether it is a seminar, a cocktail reception, a gala dinner or even an exhibition. Also at our guests' disposal, there are tennis and golf arrangements, non smoking rooms, handicap rooms, medical service, secretarial services, limousine service, car rental and baby sitting, available upon request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about GDM Megaron Hotel

Address: 9, D. Beaufort, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Heraklion
Price Range: $117 - $437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — GDM Megaron Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
Hotel Gdm Megaron
Gdm Megaron Heraklion
GDM Megaron Hotel Crete/Heraklion
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Heraklion
#1 Romantic Hotel in Heraklion
#1 Family Hotel in Heraklion
#1 Spa Hotel in Heraklion
#2 Business Hotel in Heraklion
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