El Greco Hotel - Heraklion (Crete)

4, 1821 Street, Heraklion (Crete), Greece, 71201show map
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GoodBased on  160 reviews
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Overview

The comfortable 2-star El Greco Hotel provides concierge service, ironing service and wake up service to ensure guests a comfortable stay.

The hotel is located in the heart of Heraklion, 250 meters away from Cathedral of St. Minas and 25 km from Star Beach. The venue is set 20 minutes' walk from Heraklion center.

There are shops and a market in the proximity of the hotel.

10 minutes' drive from Nikos Kazantzakis airport and 15 minutes' walk to Municipal Art Galery train station.

Rooms

For the guests' enjoyment El Greco Hotel features non-smoking rooms equipped with pay TV, a laptop safe, multi-channel television, a mini-fridge and coffee/tea makers. The rooms look on to the city. Guests can take advantage of a shower and free toiletries supplied in the bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Every morning a rich continental breakfast is served. The large restaurant offers delicious meals. The fabulous snack bar features free Wi-Fi and a terrace. Flocafe treats guests with Mediterranean meals and lies within 200 meters from the property.

Services

Guests can rent cars to discover the nearby sites.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Private parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   90.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Snack bar

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Spa and relaxation

Spa centre

Laundry

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Sailing
  • Pedal boating
  • Skiing
  • Basketball
  • Golf course
  • Table tennis
  • Archery

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wake up service

Dining

  • Full board
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa centre
  • Sauna

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Good to know
Check-infrom 3 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 2 yearsCotFREEMaximum capacity of cots in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Stadium Theodoros VardinogiannisStadium Theodoros Vardinogiannis2300 ft
Heraklion Archaeological MuseumHeraklion Archaeological Museum1000 ft
Municipal Museum of the Battle of Crete and the National ResistanceMunicipal Museum of the Battle of Crete and the National Resistance1700 ft
Historical museum of CreteHistorical museum of Crete3000 ft
Municipal Art GaleryMunicipal Art Galery2700 ft
Morosini Fountain (Lion\'s Fountain)Morosini Fountain (Lion\'s Fountain)300 ft
LoggiaLoggia500 ft25th Avgoustou
Vasiliki Agios Markos Municipal Art GalleryVasiliki Agios Markos Municipal Art Gallery600 ftPlateia Kallergon 100 Plateia Liontarion
Mayaba StoreMayaba Store600 ftDedalou 20
Cathedral of St. MinasCathedral of St. Minas800 ft
Heraklion Archaeological MuseumHeraklion Archaeological Museum1400 ftXanthoudidou Chatzidaki
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Pasta KabamaruPasta Kabamaru200 ftIdis 20
Izmir KebapIzmir Kebap500 ftAgios Titou 2
Central ParkCentral Park500 ftArkoleontos 19
FlocafeFlocafe500 ftPerdikari Street
Prassein AlogaPrassein Aloga600 ft
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Heraklion Public GardenHeraklion Public Garden1.2 mi
Pankritio StadiumPankritio Stadium1.5 mi
Natural History Museum of CreteNatural History Museum of Crete2.8 mi
Historical Museum of CreteHistorical Museum of Crete1400 ftSofokli Venizelou 27
Museum of Cretan Ethnology Museum of Cretan Ethnology 1700 ftVoroi Pirgiotissis Vori
Moni PalianisMoni Palianis1900 ft
Church and the Museum of St. AikateriniChurch and the Museum of St. Aikaterini2100 ft
Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos KazantzakisVenetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis2300 ft
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Getting around
Airports
Sitia (JSH)55.3 mi
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Reviews
6.6
GoodBased on  160  reviews

Rating by category:

9.0
Location
8.0
Rooms
7.0
Service
0.0
Dining
  • 6.6
    Good

    Enough spacious

    The room was smelling the cigarette smoke.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Not much of anything, our window in the room was boarded up, flies all over the bathroom walls, the bathroom flooded everytime you showered, the breakfast was practucally nothing, it was hot and noisy, and we weren't told till we got there that a fee came with using the air conditioner, and their idea and my idea of a beach being close are two different things. We couldn't sleep for people slamming doors and hearing the lift all night. Didn't find the people at the desk very friendly

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Very near to the shops and restaurants. Also not too far from the bus stops.Breakfast is good, with a lot of variety.

    Hotel staff could have been more helpful in providing travel tips.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The hotel is very central located, just direct to the main street in Iraklio.

    The wireless is too expensive, but there is wireless for free of the Municipality of Iraklio, and I could use it for free at the hotel.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    the most important advantage of this hotel is its location. It is in the city center 10 minutes from the harbor and 20 minutes from the airport.

    very basic services the bathroom could be better, the staff could be more polite

  • 6.6
    Good

    Above all i liked the location-perfect for the city of Heraklion

    reception behaviour felt quite "cold"

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    I booked the holiday from the Booked.net and paid 14 euro above the room to have a double bed and bath. There is no room double bed, told me the main reception and no room has no bathroom, yet I paid, I left very early, and my charge and breakfast, which was not ready at 05.30 I left to catch my flight.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    the staff was helpful and friendly. The location was excellent--convenient to many sites within Heraklion and also to all bus stations, port and airport.

    Bathroom needs updating. Screens on door/window would be helpful. Street noise early in the morning. Door seems to block much of it out but air con is somewhat noisy.

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    only its location...

    the room is supposed to be clean. but i found tail in the toilet basin...and there was an unpleasant smell in the room (even if i had the window open all day)

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Only the location of the hotel is good

    Car parking is a big problem we did not even take our luggages out of the car in front of the hotel and poor breakfast menu and airless saloon

  • 6.6
    Good

    Convenient location for exploring the heart of the city, very close bus statops to the airport (5 min. walk) and Knossos (2 min. walk). Beds didn´t squeak.

    Very small bath room and stupid layout of the bath room (room 116), stuffy and damp smell coming from the bath room. Noise from the street.

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    The location

    The staff was really unpolite, the fornitures old and ugly.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Kindness of the reception, city center location

    Paid Wi-Fi

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    It is located in real city center. It's just a minute away from number of pubs and coffee shops. Service is polite and rooms are clean. They are one the most beautiful I have ever seen, but will do for a couple days trip to Iraklion.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Location was excellent: close to everything and good value. Staff were helpful.

    Paying 3 eur per hour for wi-fi is a rip-off.

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Highlights
7
GoodBased on  160 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Family Hotels in Greece

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Good to know
Check-infrom 3 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 2 yearsCotFREEMaximum capacity of cots in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Airports
Sitia (JSH)55.3 mi
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