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1 room, 2 adults

Sofia Hotel

3-star3 stars
57 Stadiou Str., Heraklion, Crete Island, 71601, Greece

3-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Heraklion Port
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • A perfect location to enjoy this area of Rhodes or to use as a base for travelling the…Sep 19, 2020
  • Very close to the airport and we took a taxi to see the port, museum and palace. Not so…Jul 22, 2020

Sofia Hotel

from NZ$65
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What’s around Sofia Hotel


  • Heraklion Port - 28 min walk
  • Heraklion Archaeological Museum - 33 min walk
  • Eleftherias Square - 34 min walk
  • Museum of the Battle for Crete and National Resistance - 35 min walk
  • 18 Anglon Square - 36 min walk
  • St. Mark's Basilica - 37 min walk
  • Heraklion Municipal Art Gallery - 37 min walk
  • Vikelaia Municipal Library - 37 min walk

Getting around

  • Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) - 5 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 69 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Greece may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free extended parking on site

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
Sleep well
  • Soundproofed rooms
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant serves breakfast only.

Sofia Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Sofia Heraklion
  • Sofia Hotel Heraklion
  • Sofia Hotel Crete/Heraklion
  • Sofia Hotel Hotel
  • Sofia Hotel Heraklion
  • Sofia Hotel Hotel Heraklion


Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

This property is licensed under an applicable law.Property Registration Number MHTE1039K013A0185100

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.50 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 7 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Sofia Hotel

  • Does Sofia Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Sofia Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Sofia Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Sofia Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self and extended parking.
  • Is there a pool at Sofia Hotel?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Sofia Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Sofia Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Sofia Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Krasas (5-min walk), Merastri (2.1 mi), and Κήπος των Γεύσεων (2.1 mi).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.2 From 224 reviews

Very good 8.0
Good location for flying out
Good stay..overnight..short ride to airport..good restaurant close by
Murray, ca1 night trip
Good 6.0
This hotel is comfortable and very close to the airport. It is a good place to stay if you have an early morning flight.
us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wonderful Staff
Great hotel! Close to the airport and close to city center. A perfect hotel if you have an early flight.
Cynthia, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Stayed here for 1 night, no complaints. Convenient location by the airport, but taxi cost is the same, 10 euros.
ca1 night romance trip
Good 6.0
The really strong aroma at the room wasn’t good at all.
Veronika, us1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
The location being close to the airport was great, and the breakfast was delicious. The outdoor patio was great!
ca1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect place to stay close to airport! Within walking distance. Great pool, nice breakfast, friendly helpful staff.
melanie, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
A family home from home
A lovely family run hotel with very welcoming staff and a tasty dinner. The room was great, car parking available & the bonus is the proximity to Heraklion airport for a convenient & comfortable night’s stay. Would recommend and stay again.
David, gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Our flight was delayed and we arrived at midnight. After checking in we were told that the bar was open to 2 am, so we were pleased to be able to buy some beers and coffee. We were also given some free snacks which were most welcome. Hotel very convenient for the airport.
gb1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Great for 1st night stopover, friendly helpful staff. Easy access from airport
gb1 night trip with friends

Sofia Hotel