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1 room, 2 adults

El Greco Hotel

2-star2 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free WiFi
  • Elevator
  • Smoke-free property
4, Street 1821, Heraklion, Crete Island, 71201, Greece

Hotel with bar/lounge, near Heraklion Archaeological Museum
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Free WiFi
    • Elevator
    • Smoke-free property
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  • This hotel is centrally located in the very heart of the main tourist area of Heraklion.…Aug 21, 2020
  • It’s January in Crete this hotel has confortable bedding heating and it’s very well…Jan 22, 2020

El Greco Hotel

from NZ$53
  • Standard Room
  • Basic Single Room
  • Triple Room
  • Basic Double Room
  • Standard Single Room

What’s around El Greco Hotel


  • Heart of Heraklion
  • Heraklion Port - 16 min walk
  • Heraklion Archaeological Museum - 5 min walk
  • St. Mark's Basilica - 1 min walk
  • Heraklion Municipal Art Gallery - 1 min walk
  • Morosini Fountain - 1 min walk
  • Lions Square - 1 min walk
  • Vikelaia Municipal Library - 1 min walk

Getting around

  • Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) - 20 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 90 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 1 PM-3 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
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 pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking * on site

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1968
  • Elevator
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • German
  • Greek

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Soundproofed rooms
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

El Greco Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • El Greco Heraklion
  • El Greco Hotel Heraklion
  • El Greco Hotel Hotel
  • El Greco Hotel Heraklion
  • El Greco 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.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit on site.

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.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property is licensed under an applicable law.Property Registration Number 1039K012A0003100

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 0.50 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

Self parking costs EUR 8 per day

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 3 for adults and EUR 3 for children (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 El Greco Hotel

  • Does El Greco Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, El Greco 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 El Greco 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 El Greco Hotel?
    Yes. Self parking costs EUR 8 per day.
  • Are pets allowed at El Greco Hotel?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at El Greco Hotel?
    You can check in from 1 PM to 3 AM. Check-out time is noon. Express check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near El Greco Hotel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Amelia's Kitchen (3-min walk), Hovoli (3-min walk), and Route 66 (3-min walk).

Recent reviews

Good 7.2 From 158 reviews

Very good 8.0
Good stay but better wifi &service can be rendered
We stepped into the hotel with a rather unwelcoming receptionist. However, room was clean and spacious, location was safe and perfectly at city centre. Wifi needs to be improved though as it was lagging throughout the night we were staying.
Jie Min, sg1 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
In the center without the noise.
You are at the center of town but it is really quite. We can only recommend for the price.
Roberto, ie2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
OK hotel, but worth it for the location
The breakfast at the hotel was nice. The internet connection was really poor for us on the 4th floor, but was great in the lobby. The room was relatively quiet. The room was tiny with barely enough room to open our luggage up. Also, the shower is small and only had 3 sides on it (it was open on the side near the toilet, so we ended up getting the toilet soaked on a number of occasions. There is a place to store luggage after check out which was convenient. The front desk staff didn't seem interested in helping us much, but we figured things out on our own. The best thing about this hotel is that is is in a great location, right near to all the action. There is a nice main square nearby with tons of restaurants and shops.Its only a 10-15 minute walk to the bus station that is the bus to the Palace of Knossos. Its a 5 minute walk to the harbor and the city wall.
Sam, ca3 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
Basic hotel at the right price.
Marcus, au1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Very Nice hotel that's centrally located to everything. It's clean & service is good. Good value for the money.
Maria Teresa, ca2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Noisy, with road works outside
Michael, ca2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Centre of the city
Very nice hotel in the centre of town But the local council doing roadworks out But they are moving fast
John, gb3 night trip
Fair 4.0
Don’t bother
Oriana, au1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect budget hotel for solo travels
It was great for a solo traveler on a budget!! The location was EXCELLENT which makes up for anything is lacked. The staff was friendly, the breakfast was basic but perfect for 3 €. They were super helpful with any questions or recommendations. Any issues I had they were quick to fix. Hot water was great and the place was clean. They had a refrigerator which is helpful for storing food for budget purposes. I totally recommend this hotel for budget and convenience purposes.
Zann, us2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Great location and good value for money.
El Greco location is unbeatable, easy to get by bus, walking or car. It is right in front of restaurants and nice souvenir shops. Breakfast buffet is good. The building is quite old, and the rooms, especially the bathrooms need some work, even though everything works. Also if you’re a non-smoker be aware that rooms may have that smell on them as smoking is permitted in Indoor areas in Greece. I have to say that it’s good for what you’re paying for.
Juan Camilo, au1 night romance trip

El Greco Hotel

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