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El Greco Hotel is located in the very center of Irakleion, offering easy access to all points of interest, as well as public transportation, banks and tourist shops.

The hotel has 170 beds in 90 elegantly furnished rooms, most of them with private balconies and air conditioning. All sound-proofed rooms have wireless internet access and television.

The snack bar, cafeteria, large lounge for breakfast and TV and the internet corner are always at the guests’ disposal.

Guests of the hotel El Greco enjoy special rates at the nearby private parking.

This is our guests' favorite part of Heraklio, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

El Greco Hotel has been welcoming guests since Oct 2, 2010

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Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Heraklio, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Private parking available

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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  • The staff speaks English

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About El Greco Hotel

Welcoming guests since Oct 2, 2010

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  • Hello, I arrive in Heraklion at 10:30am. Is it possible to leave my suitcase at reception until it is time to check-in? thank you!

    There is a special place in the lobby where you can leave your luggage, until the time to check-in.

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    Answered on September 4, 2021
  • I arrive. 18.05 in Herakilon Airport. is it possible to arrive late . like in the evening please. best wishes Sunny Luchia Gammelby

    The reception desk is operating 24 hours a day, so there will be no problem, concerning the time of your arrival here.

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    Asked about: Basic Single Room • Answered on May 20, 2021
  • are you located within walking distance to the port?

    The distance from the port to the hotel is 2 kms, approximately.

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    Answered on September 8, 2021
  • Can taxis go directly to the door of the hotel? Last year when we stayed at your hotel there were roadworks and the taxi could not get close to the entrance. We are slightly disabled so that was a problem for us

    Taxis can reach the door of the hotel . There are no roadworks by now.

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    Answered on August 17, 2020
  • Hello, would it be possible to arrive at midnight ?

    the reception desk is operating 24 hours a day, so there will be no problem, concerning the time of your arrival here.

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    Answered on July 11, 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Morosini Fountain
    0 miles
  • Municipal Art Gallery
    0.1 miles
  • Loggia
    0.1 miles
  • Heraklion Archaeological Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Historical Μuseum of Crete
    0.3 miles
  • Heraklion Venetian Harbour
    0.3 miles
  • Venetian Walls
    0.3 miles
  • Koules
    0.3 miles
  • Natural History Museum of Crete
    0.4 miles
  • Nikos Kazantzakis Garden Theatre
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Stadium Theodoros Vardinogiannis
    0.5 miles
  • Pankritio Stadium
    1.5 miles
  • The Minoan Palace of Knossos
    3.3 miles
  • Nikos Kazantzakis Museum
    8.4 miles
  • Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos
    8.4 miles
  • El Greco Museum
    10.3 miles
  • Labyrinth -Musical Workshop
    10.4 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Amoudara Beach
    1.2 miles
  • Karteros Beach
    3.4 miles
  • Amnissos Beach
    4.1 miles
  • Pantanassa Beach
    5 miles
  • Palaiokastro Beach
    6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Heraklion International Airport
    2.3 miles
  • Sitia Public Airport
    55.2 miles
  • Chania International Airport
    57.6 miles
How to get to El Greco Hotel from Heraklion International Airport
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Amenities of El Greco Hotel
  • Terrace
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Tour desk
  • Car rental
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • Greek
  • English
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House rules
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2:00 PM - 12:00 AM


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 7 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express El Greco Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that check-in is possible from 2 pm to 3 am.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform El Greco Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

License number: 1039K012A0003100

FAQs about El Greco Hotel

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to El Greco Hotel by:

    • Taxi 15min
    • Bus 20min

  • Guests staying at El Greco Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • El Greco Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The following parking options are available to guests staying at El Greco Hotel (subject to availability):

      • Private Parking
      • Parking

    • El Greco Hotel is 1,300 feet from the center of Heraklio.

    • Room options at El Greco Hotel include:

      • Single
      • Twin
      • Triple

    • The prices at El Greco Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Check-in at El Greco Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.