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El Greco Hotel

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4, Str. 1821, Heraklion, Crete 71 201 Greece
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#43 of 57 hotels in Heraklion
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Welcome to El Greco Hotel, your Heraklion “home away from home.” El Greco Hotel aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

While staying at El Greco Hotel, visitors can check out Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain) (0.0 mi) and Vasiliki Agios Markos Municipal Art Gallery (0.1 mi), some of Heraklion's top attractions.

Rooms at El Greco Hotel offer air conditioning providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

A 24 hour front desk, baggage storage, and express check-in and check-out are some of the conveniences offered at this hotel. A lounge will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to El Greco Hotel, parking is available.

Heraklion has plenty of Italian restaurants. So when you’re here, be sure to check out popular spots like Pecora Nera, Via Pastarella, and Pizzeria Pesto da Claudio e Alessandro, which are serving up some great dishes.

Plus, during your trip, don’t forget to check out some of the popular history museums, such as Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Historical Museum of Crete, and Museum of Local Art and Agricultural History.

El Greco Hotel puts the best of Heraklion at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Car hire
Baggage storage
Shared lounge / TV area
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
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Non-smoking rooms
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English, German, Greek
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Shelleyash wrote a review Oct 2019
San Diego, California1832 contributions387 helpful votes
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Location is great! It's right in the pedestrian zone so easy to walk around to shops, restaurants, and the Heraklion Archaeology Museum. Unfortunately the closest parking was not free and it was a few blocks away. The pedestrian area is super busy so was dropped off to check in and then driver could not get back to drop off luggage, had to park and cart it several blocks to hotel. People out at the cafe across the street till 12:30 am, had to use A/C to drown out the noisy street below. Hotel is very old, could use a good cleaning in the room. The bathroom and shower were super small and smelled badly. Good wifi, A/C, shampoo and soap provided, beds were hard, sheets were scratchy. The breakfast included stale cookies and bread, a cheese, a meat, a hardboiled egg, coffee, apple, canned peaches, yogurt, cereal, juice, tomato, cheese, and cucumber. There was one available plug a USA adapter could fit into. We unplugged the tv and fridge to charge our phones. Was told parking was 8 Euros a day but could not find it, so parked at a closer place with an hourly rate. Cost 75 euros for 3 people.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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hiking_reads wrote a review Sep 2019
Cambridge, Canada89 contributions64 helpful votes
Basically. it's a 2star hotel, so don't expect the Ritz. But it's location was 5star - right at the top of the pedestrian area. Countless restaurants and bars just steps away. We arrived by ferry and walked to the hotel...15 minutes: walk along the road beside the ocean and then straight up the pedestrian street. Breakfast was OK - not great. Coffee machine in the restaurant didn't work the first day. Room had a small balcony so you can sit and watch the goings-on.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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enygmatys wrote a review Aug 2019
Stuttgart, Germany84 contributions122 helpful votes
Best place in town if you are on a budget. Really central without the rubble. What else does one want for the money they pay for this hotel? The free parking is a bit far away but so what. Great place for the buck.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Marty5471 wrote a review Jul 2019
Montreal, Canada10 contributions10 helpful votes
Once you understand that you haven’t paid for a five star hotel ( 60$ CAD )things aren’t actually that bad. I picked this place as an emergency as we needed an hotel pronto for an overnighter. The staff were helpful and polite but if you expect to make them your friends, buy a dog instead. The room was clean and fictional
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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yiannistavridis wrote a review Jun 2019
Oslo, Norway49 contributions80 helpful votes
El Greco is located right at the heart of Heraklion old city, which is practical (but not so easily accessible if you have your own car- parking options are extremely limited). We were offered a small room for a last minute booking, with a tiny bathroom. It was clean and not noisy but that was all! Beds were old and not comfy, personnel was polite but not attentive.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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$35 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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GreeceCreteHeraklion PrefectureHeraklion
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Greco Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to El Greco Hotel?
Nearby attractions include EscapeRooms.gr (0.08 miles), Kotsanas Museum (0.3 miles), and The MindTrap Escape Rooms Heraklion (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at El Greco Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at El Greco Hotel?
Guests can enjoy a lounge and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at El Greco Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to El Greco Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Avli, ML Espresso Bar, and Amalias Kitchen.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at El Greco Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Greek.
Are there any historical sites close to El Greco Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The Palace of Knossos (3.1 miles), Castello del Molo (Koules) (0.5 miles), and Loggia (0.3 miles).