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Hotels in Crete Island

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Intra Muros Boutique Hostel
Heraklion,Crete Island - View on map
  1. Bicycle rental
  2. Car park
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Check-in/out [express]
  5. BBQ facilities
  6. Luggage storage
  7. Game room
  8. Bar
"This hostel is so well designed as they planned every detail to make the place clean, safe, confortable, friendly... plus it is well located (just use Google Maps, the whole Heraklion is a bit of a labyrinth). As a woman traveling by myself, definately recommend it!"
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8.6

Excellent

55 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 31
Royal Sun
Chania,Crete Island - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Car park
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Hot tub
  6. Fitness center
  7. Front desk [24-hour]
  8. Check-in/out [express]
"Pool and breakfast were great and staff were very friendly."
8.7

Excellent

161 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 111
Pasiphae Hotel
Heraklion,Crete Island - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Car park
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Check-in/out [express]
  6. Luggage storage
  7. Swimming pool [outdoor]
  8. Coffee shop
"I was for vacation in Heraklion and a friend of mine recommended Pasiphae Hotel.the room was very clean,the staff (George, Elen Dimitris) was the best, very generous people and they always try to make you feel comfortable. The hotel is very close to the airport and the bus station (city bus as well as the station for ChaniA)... Thank you guys , it was an excellent experience.. I totally recommend this hotel. Hope to come back again. "
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6.5

Very good

55 reviews

Castello City Hotel
Heraklion,Crete Island - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Car park
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Front desk [24-hour]
  6. Check-in/out [express]
  7. Luggage storage
  8. Cash withdrawal
"Friendly staff, good breakfast and free parking included."
8.3

Excellent

76 reviews

Aquila Atlantis Hotel
Heraklion,Crete Island - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Bicycle rental
  3. Car park
  4. Shuttle service
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Fitness center
  7. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  8. Front desk [24-hour]
"Our family of four really enjoyed our visit to Crete and stay at the Aquila Atlantis Hotel. As four adults, we appreciated being close to the main square and restaurants. We were able to walk everywhere. The showers at this hotel were the best! The big breakfast was included and omelets were made to order. We wound definitely stay here again. "
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8.9

Excellent

328 reviews

Kastro Hotel
Heraklion,Crete Island - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Pets allowed
  3. Car park
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Spa
  6. Front desk [24-hour]
  7. Check-in/out [express]
  8. Luggage storage
"Spotless clean, great breakfast and amazing staff 🤩"
9.1

Exceptional

82 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 88
Iraklion Hotel
Heraklion,Crete Island - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Check-in/out [express]
  5. Luggage storage
  6. Breakfast [free]
  7. Coffee shop
  8. Bar
"Therefore the staff is super friendly and helpful"
8.3

Excellent

27 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 84
Sofia Hotel Heraklion
Nea Alikarnassos,Crete Island - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Check-in/out [express]
  5. Luggage storage
  6. Swimming pool [indoor]
  7. Coffee shop
  8. Bar
"We knew we would arrive late. And were delayed by 2 hours in uk.. The hotel is only 2km from the airport.. Tavernas nearby open at midnight.. Staff friendly.. Breakfast rubbish but coffee and cake is okay for your first breakfast especially the price of the hotel. "
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8

Excellent

35 reviews

Mitsis Rinela Beach Resort & Spa
Gouves,Crete Island - View on map
  1. Bicycle rental
  2. Valet parking
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Kids club
  7. Front desk [24-hour]
  8. Check-in/out [express]
"Beautifully designed & a Great Stay"
8.7

Excellent

79 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 442
Nautilux Rethymno by Mage Hotels
Rethymno,Crete Island - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Car park
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Fitness center
  7. Front desk [24-hour]
  8. Luggage storage
"Staff was very nice"
9.6

Exceptional

29 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 466

Fast facts about Crete Island, Greece

Accommodations16,527 properties
Popular hotelEl Greco Hotel.
Popular areaChania
Nightly rates from$11
AirportHeraklion International Airport

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Frequently asked questions

What's the average price of a property in Crete Island this Friday and Saturday?

The typical price for a 3-star resort in Crete Island this Friday and Saturday is USD 98. The typical price for a 4-star hotel in Crete Island this Friday and Saturday is USD 156. The typical price for a 5-star resort in Crete Island this Friday and Saturday is USD 250.

What are the best accommodations found in Crete Island for solo vacationers?

Properties around Crete Island which are exceptionally rated by single travelers are Aquila Atlantis Hotel, Atrion Hotel and Marin Hotel.

What are the top properties around Crete Island for business travelers?

Properties around Crete Island that are exceptionally rated by business tourists are Aquila Atlantis Hotel, Atrion Hotel and Marin Hotel.

What accommodations found in Crete Island are highly rated regarding facilities?

Hotelsfound in Crete Island which is exceptionally rated with regards to facilities include Kedrissos Hotel, Hotel Ideon and Vranas Ambiance Hotel.

What accommodations around Crete Island are well rated with respect to service?

Propertiesin Crete Island which is very highly rated with regards to service include Aphrodite Beach, Menta City Boutique Hotel and Kedrissos Hotel.

What are the very best hotels around Crete Island that includes free parking?

Accommodations offering free parking around Crete Island that are exceptionally rated include Hello Village Chania and PANORMUS Luxury House.

Where can I book rooms in Crete Island which has free cancellation policy?

Yes, you’ll find the majority of hotel rooms provide free cancellation rates, with which you can expect to receive a full refund if you cancel prior to the deadline. Filter your search by free cancellation to find flexible hotel offers in Crete Island.

What's the best area for sightseeing in Crete Island?

Best destinations with a variety of tourist attractions in Crete Island are Sfakia, Foinikas and Ierapetra.

How long should I plan my stay in Crete Island?

In the past 3 months, tourists remain in Crete Island for 1 nights on average. The optimal length for your trip will depend on what you're looking to see and do while there.

Are international travelers allowed into Crete Island?

Foreign travelers are allowed into Crete Island, based on our most current information. Due to evolving restrictions, we suggest you visit here for additional information.

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More about Crete Island

Discovering the Hidden Gems of Crete Island, Greece

Crete Island, the largest of the Greek islands, is a traveler's paradise with its stunning beaches, rugged mountains, and ancient ruins. But beyond the well-known attractions, there are also hidden gems waiting to be discovered. One of these is the Samaria Gorge, a national park that boasts a 16-kilometer hiking trail that takes you through breathtaking scenery. Another hidden gem is the village of Loutro, accessible only by boat or foot, where you can relax in a peaceful atmosphere and enjoy the crystal-clear waters of the Libyan Sea.

Top Reasons Why Crete Island Should Be Your Next Travel Destination

Crete Island is a must-visit destination for travelers who love history, culture, and natural beauty. The island has a rich history dating back to the Minoan civilization, and visitors can explore ancient palaces and ruins such as the Palace of Knossos. The island is also home to traditional villages where you can immerse yourself in the local culture and enjoy authentic Cretan hospitality. And of course, there are the beaches, with their turquoise waters and golden sand, perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and water sports.

Exploring Crete Island: How to Get There and Where to Stay

Getting to Crete Island is easy, with direct flights from major European cities to Heraklion and Chania airports. Once you arrive, you can choose from a variety of accommodations to suit your budget and preferences. Athinaiko Hotel, located in the heart of Heraklion, is a great choice for budget-conscious travelers who want to be close to the city's attractions. Kronos Hotel, situated in the picturesque village of Malia, is a good option for those who want to explore the island's eastern coast. Danaos Hotel, located in the lively town of Chania, is ideal for travelers who want to experience the island's vibrant nightlife. For those who want to relax in a peaceful environment, Lucia Hotel, nestled in the scenic village of Agia Pelagia, is a perfect choice. And if you want to stay close to the beach, Poseidon Hotel, located in Rethymno, offers comfortable rooms with stunning sea views.

Unforgettable Experiences: Fun Things to Do in Crete Island

There are plenty of fun things to do in Crete Island, from exploring ancient ruins to trying traditional Cretan cuisine. One of the top attractions is the Palace of Knossos, the largest and most important archaeological site on the island. Visitors can marvel at the impressive ruins of the Minoan civilization and learn about the island's rich history. Another must-visit attraction is the Elafonisi beach, famous for its pink sand and crystal-clear waters. Nature lovers will also enjoy the Samaria Gorge, a national park that offers stunning views and a challenging hiking trail. And for foodies, the island's cuisine is a treat for the taste buds, with dishes such as dakos, kalitsounia, and staka.

Booking Your Dream Hotel in Crete Island with Agoda.com

Agoda.com is the perfect platform to book your dream hotel in Crete Island. With a wide range of options to choose from, you can easily find the accommodation that suits your budget and preferences. Whether you're looking for a budget-friendly hotel or a luxurious resort, Agoda.com has got you covered. You can also read reviews from other travelers to help you make an informed decision. And with Agoda's easy booking process, you can secure your hotel room in just a few clicks.

The Best Time to Visit Crete Island: Tips for Travelers

The best time to visit Crete Island depends on your preferences and interests. If you want to avoid the crowds and enjoy mild weather, the best time to visit is from April to June and from September to November. During these months, the island is less crowded, and the weather is pleasant for outdoor activities. However, if you're a beach lover and want to soak up the sun, the best time to visit is from July to August, when the temperatures are high, and the sea is warm. Keep in mind that during peak season, the island can get crowded, and prices can be higher.

Tasting the Flavors of Crete Island: What to Eat and Drink

Cretan cuisine is a highlight of any visit to the island. The island's cuisine is known for its fresh ingredients, simple recipes, and bold flavors. One of the must-try dishes is dakos, a salad made with barley rusk, tomatoes, feta cheese, and olive oil. Another popular dish is kalitsounia, small pies filled with cheese, herbs, or vegetables. And for a hearty meal, try staka, a creamy dish made with sheep's milk butter, flour, and water. To wash down your meal, try raki, a traditional Cretan spirit made from distilled grapes.

Getting Around Crete Island: Transportation Tips for Tourists

Getting around Crete Island is easy, with a variety of transportation options available. If you're staying in a major city, such as Heraklion or Chania, you can use public transportation, such as buses or taxis, to get around. If you're planning to explore the island's more remote areas, renting a car is a good option. Keep in mind that driving in Crete can be challenging, with narrow roads and steep cliffs, so it's important to be cautious. Another option is to join a guided tour, which allows you to explore the island's attractions without worrying about transportation or navigation.