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Givat Ada, Israel
Reviewed 11 July 2015

As everywhere else in Greece, it's the people that made the difference. Even before we arrived, the friendly, helpful staff assisted me with car rentals and relieved my doubts about coming to Crete in a time of acute financial crisis. The rooms are comfortable and unsophisticated, breakfast (included) is the same, good to get you going but nothing special. The...

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Antwerp
Reviewed 5 July 2015

I chose this hotel because of its proximity to Heraklion airport , less than five minutes drive away as I had an early flight, would probably not be suitable for more than one night. Basic but clean hotel, quiet in spite of proximity to the airport , friendly staff.

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Easyjet placed us on standby and gave us an overnight stay in this hotel which is possibly the worst hotel I have ever stayed in!! The bedroom smelt of urine with stains on the bed and unfortunately it just got worse from here. My partner and I had left a 5* hotel and this was the biggest anti-climax since time...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Nice, clean, friendly hotel. Large room with a balcony overlooking the pool. Large bathroom, lift, pool, in house good restaurant, good breakfast, strong wifi signal, English speaking channels on flat TV, fridge... . Perfect location for a stop by. 1.5km from the airport and only 5 minutes drive to the city center. Tip: We parked at the city council central...

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Carlsabd, California
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Stayed at the Hotel Sofia last month for 4 days. Room was very clean and had a small balcony. Staff especially Sofia, (the hotel is named for her grandmother) was very helpful and enthusiastic about the service. Had 2 meals in the evening at the hotel. Chicken soflakia was great! Hotel is a short cab/bus ride from the city center...

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2015

The concierge Mark made our only night hear memorable;) They finished serving food and he kindly ordered us some in! Nice clean rooms and spot on for the price. Thanks or making our first night in Crete!

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New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 8 June 2015

This is a very clean mid range hotel with very friendly, helpful and accommodating staff. We arrived early from the ferry and they allowed us early check in, which was much appreciated. I would certainly recommend this hotel. It's also very easy to navigate out of the city if you are hiring a car.

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Ottawa
Reviewed 28 May 2015

We chose this hotel (based on price, free breakfast and parking) for a two night stay. We were pleasantly surprised by the hospitality and the room quality. Yes, it is basic - but clean and comfortable. The breakfast is simple - but filling. All the staff was friendly and helpful. The wifi was a little iffy, but we could live...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Sofia Hotel is our (now) regular stop off when starting and finishing our twice yearly break. It is a short taxi ride from both the airport and the buzzy town centre in Heraklion. It is within walking distance of at least one very good restaurant and several excellent local caffeniums. Management and staff in the Sofia Hotel are warm, pleasant,...

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Tajique, New Mexico
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

The hotel was fine, a little frayed around the edges perhaps, but the staff was good about about changing our room when we asked. The real reason I'm writing is that at least a few other reviewers mention how close it is to the airport, which is true,(and which is why I picked it) but as I've learned downtown Heraklio...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In 2009 we renovated our rooms, in order to offer you a really pleasant and comfortable accommodation. Our purpose is to please every visitor, whether he is on a business trip or on vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sofia Hotel

Address: 57 Stadiou Str, Heraklion, Crete 71601, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Heraklion
Price Range: ₹ 3,384 - ₹ 4,467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sofia Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 69
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Sofia Hotel Heraklion, Crete
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Heraklion
#14 Family Hotel in Heraklion
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 220 is large has a balcony (good for drying clothes) and faces in the opposite direction to the airport.”
  • Looking north to Leoforos Ikarou
  • Heraklion sprawls
  • View from Room 220
  • Great bakery opposite for fresh baked tyropitta
  • Looking west to Heraklion's centre
 of 5 bubbles V581ZSdonb, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are pretty well sound-proofed, despite what some here may say, unless of course they have a propensity to sleep on the balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles Chrisme62, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to the South, as the airplanes pass North”
 of 5 bubbles Clarencephil, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Lift access to all floors”
 of 5 bubbles martstone, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one without thrumming...may be inpossibe!”
 of 5 bubbles suebabsthenoo, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
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