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Located 2,650 feet from the beach, this peaceful and traditional hotel comes with its own outdoor swimming pool - ideal for enjoying the warm sunshine on the island of Crete.

The Hotel Erato is set in Gournes Pediados, just 9.3 mi to the east of Heraklion. Here you can enjoy the golden sands and clear waters of the Eastern Mediterranean.

Each evening, dine in the Erato's charming, wood-and-stone restaurant. There is also an informal bar where you can relax with a refreshing drink.

Local attractions include the island's international exhibition center and one of Greece's biggest aquariums. A range of cafes, bars, restaurants and shops are found in the nearby resort center. You can also dance the night away in Chersonissos, a 10-minute drive away.

Erato Hotel has been welcoming guests since Jan 9, 2006

Property Highlights

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

FREE parking!


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Room Type
3 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 full bed
Bedroom :
4 twin beds
Living room:
2 sofa beds
Bedroom :
1 full bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Closest beaches
  • American Base Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    3,200 feet from property
  • Gournes Beach

    7.7 Good beach
    3,250 feet from property
  • Kokkini Chani Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    3,500 feet from property
  • Gournon Beach

    7.5 Good beach
    3,850 feet from property
  • Themis Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    4,200 feet from property
  • Kokkini Hani Beach

    7.7 Good beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Thalassa Konaki Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.5 miles from property
  • Marina Beach

    7.6 Good beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Vathianos Kampos Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Tobrouk Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is the property suitable for 30days for a male to recover and exercise after knee surgery. Regards Alan
    You can contact us on 6936561838 in order to provide you with further information about our properties. Kind regards, Erato front office department
    Answered on 17 July 2021
  • how far away is the erato hotel from bars and restaurants ?
    800 meters the restaurant's. Basically next villages kokkini or gGouves. About 2 and 1/2 kilometers
    Answered on 12 February 2020
  • Θα ήθελα να ρωτήσω εάν έχετε δωματιο με ένα διπλό κρεβάτι και δυο μονά Ευχαριστώ
    Υπάρχει ο τύπος δωματίου Junior Suite που έχει αυτά τα κρεβάτια. Μπορείτε να μας καλέσετε στο τηλ. 6936561838 για να σας δώσουμε πληροφορίες σχετικά με τα δωμάτια. Με εκτίμηση, Erato front office department
    Answered on 17 July 2021
  • is there space to add a sofa bed for my 5 yr old and a crib for my 1 yr old all inside the bedroom? we want all of us to sleep inside the bedroom
    Max 3 pax . Baby cot or extra bed... if you choose the room type junior Suite is bigger and also with living room.
    Answered on 12 February 2020
Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant #1

    No additional info available

Amenities of Erato Hotel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • View
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Live music/Performance
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Darts
  • Ping-pong
  • Playground
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Baggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • Currency exchange
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Ironing service
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key access
    • Safe
      Additional charge
    • Air conditioning
    • Tile/Marble floor
    • Heating
    • Car rental
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Seasonal
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    Languages Spoken
    • German
    • Greek
    • English
    • French

    House rules

    Erato Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


    3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


    8:00 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.

    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

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Erato Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Kindly note that for halfboard prices breakfast is served from 07:45 until 09:30 and dinner from 18:45 till 21:00.

    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.

    As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

    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.

    Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

    Please inform Erato 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.

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    License number: 1018940

    FAQs about Erato Hotel

    • Room options at Erato Hotel include:

      • Single
      • Double
      • Triple
      • Suite

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Erato Hotel is 1.4 miles from the center of Kokkini Khanion.

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

      • Playground
      • Ping-pong
      • Darts
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)
      • Swimming pool
      • Live music/Performance
      • Beach
      • Happy hour

    • Check-in at Erato Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from Erato Hotel.

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

    • Guests staying at Erato Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Buffet

    • Erato Hotel has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant #1