The Best Hotels in Heraklion

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Heraklion. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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DOM Boutique Hotel

Rated 8.9 in 2218 reviews

DOM Boutique Hotel features a fitness centre, shared lounge, a terrace and bar in Heraklio Town. This 4-star hotel… See more

DOM Boutique Hotel features a fitness centre, shared lounge, a terrace and bar in Heraklio Town. This 4-star hotel offers luggage storage space. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, a tour desk and free WiFi.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a wardrobe, a coffee machine, a fridge, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a balcony and a private bathroom with a shower. DOM Boutique Hotel features certain units with city views, and rooms include a kettle. At the accommodation every room includes bed linen and towels.

Guests at DOM Boutique Hotel can enjoy a buffet or an American breakfast.

Popular points of interest near the hotel include Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Venetian Walls and Municipal Art Gallery. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 3 km from DOM Boutique Hotel.

Rooms from $101

GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel

Rated 9.4 in 3042 reviews

Built in 1925 and classified as a monument, the GDM Megaron is located in the heart of Heraklion, overlooking the old… See more

Built in 1925 and classified as a monument, the GDM Megaron is located in the heart of Heraklion, overlooking the old Venetian port and within walking distance of all the major sights of the city. This prestigious hotel offers fine dining, a health club and a rooftop plunge pool. Guests also benefit from free parking.

The 58 elegantly decorated rooms and suites feature the latest facilities such as private telephone line with voice mail, satellite TV, complimentary WiFi, safe, mini fridge, soundproof windows, sprinklers and smoke detectors. The bathrooms are equipped with a TV, a telephone, a hairdryer, slippers, bathrobes and luxury toiletries. Additional amenities, such as spa bath, are provided in some rooms and suites.

The “Plaza Café” is a casual, all day, all-purpose indoor café ideal for enjoying your breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a cup of coffee overlooking the old port. “The Living Room” lounge is the ideal sitting area located between the two atriums of the hotel, providing a TV corner and a library. “The Megaron 5th” Bar Restaurant is located on the top floor, offering the city’s most stunning views of the old Venetian port and the Aegean Sea. It provides a unique combination of an excellent location, lounge music and contemporary Cretan cuisine with carefully selected dishes prepared by the hotel’s artisan Chef. “The Megaron 5th” is open only during the summer season.

The Health Club on the 4th floor, exclusively reserved for hotel guests, is equipped with a variety of fitness equipment as well as a steam bath, a hot tub, a massage table and a sauna with colour and music therapy. The sun beds and umbrellas by the pool area on the roof are perfect for relaxing after a busy day.

The GDM Megaron staff is at guests’ disposal 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.

GDM Megaron is located in the heart of Heraklion's business and shopping district, within walking distance of the Archaeological and the Historical Museum. Heraklion Port is 2 km away, while Heraklion International Airport is within 5 km of the hotel.

Rooms from $156

Aquila Atlantis Hotel

Rated 8.4 in 1671 reviews

Within 200 metres from the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, the 5-star Aquila Atlantis Hotel features an outdoor pool… See more

Within 200 metres from the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, the 5-star Aquila Atlantis Hotel features an outdoor pool with unobstructed views over the harbour, a semi-covered pool and an elegantly decorated restaurant. Facilities also include 6 multipurpose spaces accommodating up to 850 guests.

Fitted with parquet floors and earthy colours, all rooms and suites of Atlantis Hotel enjoy views over the city of Heraklion, the harbour or the hotel's atrium. Each unit includes a desk and comes equipped with air conditioning, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, coffee machine and minibar. The modern bathrooms are stocked with free toiletries, bathrobes and slippers.

Guests can relax at the sun loungers by the pool and enjoy a refreshing drink from the on-site bar. Breakfast is served daily at the modern setting of the lounge bar, where drinks and cocktails can also be enjoyed. Mediterranean flavours accompanied by fine wine are available daily at the hotel's main restaurant.

Extra hotel services include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage and free WiFi access throughout. Laundry, dry cleaning and ironing can be provided on request and upon charge.

Heraklion Port, connecting to Piraeus, is located 2 km from Aquila Atlantis Hotel, while Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport is at a distance of 4 km. The archaeological site of Knossos lies within 6 km away.

Rooms from $121

The Blossom Collection in Heraklion City Center

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Rated 9.6 in 225 reviews

Located within 600 metres of Heraklion Archaeological Museum and 1.1 km of Venetian Walls, The Blossom Collection in… See more

Located within 600 metres of Heraklion Archaeological Museum and 1.1 km of Venetian Walls, The Blossom Collection in Heraklion City Center provides rooms with air conditioning and a private bathroom in Heraklio Town. The property features city views and is 6.8 km from The Palace of Knossos and 17 km from Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos. The property is 2.5 km from Amoudara Beach, and within 200 metres of the city centre.

The apartment provides guests with a balcony, sea views, a seating area, satellite flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave and a toaster, and a private bathroom with walk-in shower and bathrobes. Every unit includes a safety deposit box and free WiFi, while selected rooms come with a terrace. The units will provide guests with a wardrobe and a coffee machine.

Guests can keep up their exercise routines during yoga and fitness classes.

Popular points of interest near the apartment include Koules, Municipal Art Gallery and Historical Μuseum of Crete. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 3 km from The Blossom Collection in Heraklion City Center.

Rooms from $150

Galaxy Iraklio Hotel

Rated 9.0 in 2342 reviews

Located in Heraklion's elegant district, this 5-star hotel offers 2 gourmet restaurants, a free wellness centre and a… See more

Located in Heraklion's elegant district, this 5-star hotel offers 2 gourmet restaurants, a free wellness centre and a large freshwater pool. Luxurious rooms feature balconies with pool and city views.

Air-conditioned rooms are equipped with pure Egyptian cotton linen and pure wellness or hypoallergenic rooms are available. Some units feature whirlpools.

Vetri Restaurant serves an American buffet breakfast prepared with fresh, local ingredients and Cretan cuisine. Per Se Lounge offers casual meals, wines and cocktails. The Pool Deck serves light meals and drinks. Every Friday between May and October, a live music event is hosted at Galaxy Iraklio Hotel.

Room service is available with additional in-room dishes. Galaxy also includes a state-of-the-art conference centre, with 9 fully equipped halls and a total capacity of 1000 persons.

Galaxy Hotel’s Wellness Club is open 24 hours a day and its use is free to all guests. It includes a state-of-the-art gym and an all-marble steam room.

Guests of Galaxy Iraklio Hotel are within a 10-minute walk from the city centre and shopping and historic attractions. Knossos archaeological site is a 10-minute drive. Heraklion International Airport is at 5 km. Staff at the 24-hour reception can arrange tickets and car rentals. Free public parking is possible on site.

Rooms from $135

Dimargio Luxury Hotel & Spa

Rated 9.2 in 254 reviews

Dimargio Luxury Hotel & Spa features a fitness centre, shared lounge, a terrace and restaurant in Heraklio Town. This… See more

Dimargio Luxury Hotel & Spa features a fitness centre, shared lounge, a terrace and restaurant in Heraklio Town. This 5-star hotel offers room service, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. The property is 2.4 km from Amoudara Beach, and within 400 metres of the city centre.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a coffee machine, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. Dimargio Luxury Hotel & Spa provides certain rooms that include a balcony, and the rooms come with a kettle. At the accommodation every room is equipped with bed linen and towels.

There is an on-site bar and guests can also make use of the business area.

Popular points of interest near Dimargio Luxury Hotel & Spa include Venetian Walls, Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Cultural Conference Centre of Heraklion. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 4 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $95

Ethereal White Resort Hotel & Spa

Rated 9.4 in 240 reviews

Ideally situated in Heraklio Town, Ethereal White Resort Hotel & Spa features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, free… See more

Ideally situated in Heraklio Town, Ethereal White Resort Hotel & Spa features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, free private parking and room service. Well set in the Heralkio City Centre district, this hotel offers a bar, as well as a hot tub. The property has a seasonal outdoor pool, indoor pool, fitness centre and terrace.

At the hotel, the rooms have a desk, a balcony with a city view, a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV, bed linen and towels. Every room is equipped with a safety deposit box and selected rooms also boast pool views. All rooms in Ethereal White Resort Hotel & Spa are fitted with a coffee machine and an iPad.

A buffet, à la carte or continental breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. At the accommodation you will find a restaurant serving American, Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and gluten-free options can also be requested.

Speaking German, Greek, English and French, staff are willing to help at any time of the day at the reception.

Popular points of interest near Ethereal White Resort Hotel & Spa include Venetian Walls, Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Historical Μuseum of Crete. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 3 km from the hotel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $205

Pagopoieion - Adults Only Suites

Rated 9.1 in 785 reviews

Featuring a terrace, a restaurant as well as a bar, Pagopoieion - Adults Only Suites is located in the centre of… See more

Featuring a terrace, a restaurant as well as a bar, Pagopoieion - Adults Only Suites is located in the centre of Heraklio Town, 2.5 km from Amoudara Beach. This 4-star hotel offers room service, luggage storage space and free WiFi. The property is non-smoking and is situated 300 metres from Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

Guest rooms at the hotel come with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. At Pagopoieion - Adults Only Suites each room is equipped with bed linen and towels.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Venetian Walls, Municipal Art Gallery and Morosini Fountain. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 3 km from Pagopoieion - Adults Only Suites.

Rooms from $100

Ibis Styles Heraklion Central

Rated 9.0 in 2709 reviews

Enjoying a privileged location in the heart of Heraklion Town, Ibis Styles Heraklion Central by Accor is just a short… See more

Enjoying a privileged location in the heart of Heraklion Town, Ibis Styles Heraklion Central by Accor is just a short stroll from major touristic sights and lively areas of the town. Free WiFi is provided throughout.

Boasting magnificent sea or city views from their balcony or window, all rooms at Ibis Styles Heraklion Central are spacious, distinctly designed and equipped with a 43" flat-screen TV, electronic safe and mini bar. Free pillow menu and tea/coffee making facilities are provided. The modern bathroom in each room is stocked with a rain shower cabin and hairdryer. Air conditioning comes standard.

Throughout the day, the restaurant offers a great selection of a la carte options for lunch and dinner in a spacious area flooded by daylight. In the unique ambiance of the onsite bar, guests can de-stress and linger with hot or cold beverages, fine selected wines, long drinks, rare whiskies and spirits as well as signature cocktails.

Ibis Styles Heraklion Central is located within walking distance of the wonders of Heraklion. The world-renowned Archeological and Historical Museums, the Venetian Walls, the Fortress, Morosini Fountain and the port are nearby. Knossos Palace is 5 km away. Heraklion Airport is just 4 km away. Secure indoor parking is provided upon charge.

Rooms from $94

Legacy Gastro Suites

Rated 8.9 in 306 reviews

Located in the heart of Heraklio Town, Legacy Gastro Suites is a 5-star hotel with a design inspired by the urban decor… See more

Located in the heart of Heraklio Town, Legacy Gastro Suites is a 5-star hotel with a design inspired by the urban decor of the 50s. The hotel has an all-day restaurant serving a selection of original Greek recipes based on local ingredients, and offers suites with a balcony overlooking the sea.

Drawing inspiration from the artistic heritage of Nikos Kazantzakis, Vincezos Kornaros and Domenikos Theotokopoulos, the suites combine classical decor with modern amenities. Each includes a seating area, a desk and a flat-screen TV. A food station supplied with traditional Greek products and a selection of Greek wine and spirits can be found inside the suites.

Guests can start their day with a la carte breakfast served daily in the dining area, while they can also enjoy breakfast in the privacy of their suites at extra charge.

Legacy Gastro Suites also offers a bicycle rental service and a business centre. Speaking German, Greek and English at the 24-hour front desk, staff are always at hand to help.

Municipal Museum of the Battle of Crete and the National Resistance is a 4-minute walk from the hotel, while Venetian Walls are 400 metres away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 4 km from the property.

Rooms from $110

Metropole Urban Hotel

Rated 8.9 in 1953 reviews

Featuring a shared lounge, Metropole Urban Hotel in Heraklio Town is located 1.6 km from Venetian Walls. Boasting a bar… See more

Featuring a shared lounge, Metropole Urban Hotel in Heraklio Town is located 1.6 km from Venetian Walls. Boasting a bar, the hotel is close to several noted attractions, around 600 metres from Cultural Conference Centre of Heraklion, 1.7 km from Stadium Theodoros Vardinogiannis and 550 m from Historical museum of Crete. The property is 400 m from Heraklion Archaeological Museum and 2.9 km from Municipal Museum of the Battle of Crete and the National Resistance.

All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kettle, a shower, free toiletries and a desk. Rooms are complete with a private bathroom equipped with a hair dryer, while most rooms also feature a balcony. The units include a wardrobe.

A la carte breakfast is is available every morning at the property. Guests enjoy discounted rates at a nearby cafe.

With staff speaking Greek, English, German, French, Italian and Spanish, around the clock guidance is available at the Reception.

The Minoan Palace of Knossos is 7 km from the hotel, while Koules is 1.5 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 4.5 km from Metropole Urban Hotel.

Rooms from $123

Olive Green Hotel

Rated 8.7 in 1350 reviews

Olive Green Hotel is centrally located in Heralkion, right in the lively shopping area of the town. Authentic Cretan… See more

Olive Green Hotel is centrally located in Heralkion, right in the lively shopping area of the town. Authentic Cretan recipes blended with modern gastronomic touches can be tasted at the 24 / 7 restaurant. Free WiFi is available throughout.
Every room at this hotel combines contemporary living and sophisticated design with modern facilities such as individually controlled air conditioning, a flat-screen smart TV with satellite channels, led lighting, multi and USB plugs, a 15'' laptop size safe and a separate glass walk-in XL rain shower. Most rooms have balconies and some have a terrace with elegant outdoor furniture where you can relax. For your comfort, you will also find premium toiletries, in house pillow choice, bathrobes and slippers. A complimentary tablet, serving you as a guest directory and digital concierge, is available in every room.
A fine selection of wines and other spirits is served at the bar. The on-site restaurant offers an abundance of options, ranging from breakfast and brunch to local gastronomy. . Hotel's 24-hour front desk offers various services including car and bike rental, as well as tour and excursion options.
Everything Heraklion has to offer lies within a short distance of Olive Green Hotel. Venetian Walls are 700 meters from Olive Green Hotel, while The Minoan Palace of Knossos is 5 km away. Heraklion Archaeological Museum is just 100 metres away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 3 km from Olive Green Hotel.

Rooms from $97

Kipos Boutique Suites

Rated 9.3 in 1719 reviews

Situated in Heraklio Town, 2.5 km from Amoudara Beach, Kipos Boutique Suites features accommodation with free WiFi and… See more

Situated in Heraklio Town, 2.5 km from Amoudara Beach, Kipos Boutique Suites features accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. The property is close to several well-known attractions, 500 metres from Morosini Fountain, 600 metres from Municipal Art Gallery and 600 metres from Loggia. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, a concierge service and organising tours for guests.

At the hotel, the rooms are fitted with a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. At Kipos Boutique Suites rooms are equipped with air conditioning and a safety deposit box.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Venetian Walls, Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Cultural Conference Centre of Heraklion. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 4 km from Kipos Boutique Suites.

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Artree Suites

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Rated 9.4 in 838 reviews

Located within less than 1 km of Heraklion Archaeological Museum and a 13-minute walk of Venetian Walls in Heraklio… See more

Located within less than 1 km of Heraklion Archaeological Museum and a 13-minute walk of Venetian Walls in Heraklio Town, Artree Suites offers accommodation with seating area. This apartment provides free private parking, a lift and free WiFi. The apartment features family rooms.

The apartment complex will provide guests with air-conditioned units with a wardrobe, a coffee machine, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a balcony and a private bathroom with a shower. All units come with a kettle, while selected rooms are fitted with a fully equipped kitchenette with a stovetop. At the apartment complex, the units have bed linen and towels.

There is a coffee shop and lounge.

Sightseeing tours are available in the vicinity.

Popular points of interest near the apartment include Koules, Municipal Art Gallery and Morosini Fountain. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 2 km from Artree Suites, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $90

Infinity City Boutique Hotel

Rated 8.6 in 3784 reviews

Located in Heraklio Town, 200 metres from Heraklion Archaeological Museum, the family-run Infinity City Boutique Hotel… See more

Located in Heraklio Town, 200 metres from Heraklion Archaeological Museum, the family-run Infinity City Boutique Hotel features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi throughout the property.

Rooms have modern, minimalist-style decor and include a flat-screen TV with cable channels. You can enjoy a cup of coffee or tea from your balcony or patio.

Continental breakfast can be enjoyed daily.

Heraklion International Airport is 3 km from the property. Heraklion Port is 550 metres away.

Rooms from $65