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Built in 1925 and classified as a monument, the GDM Megaron is located in the heart of Heraklion, overlooking the old Venetian port and within walking distance of all the major sights of the city. This prestigious hotel offers fine dining, a health club and a rooftop plunge pool. Guests also benefit from free parking.

The 58 elegantly decorated rooms and suites feature the latest facilities such as private telephone line with voice mail, satellite TV, complimentary WiFi, safe, mini fridge, soundproof windows, sprinklers and smoke detectors. The bathrooms are equipped with a TV, a telephone, a hairdryer, slippers, bathrobes and luxury toiletries. Additional amenities, such as spa bath, are provided in some rooms and suites.

The “Plaza Café” is a casual, all day, all-purpose indoor café ideal for enjoying your breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a cup of coffee overlooking the old port. “The Living Room” lounge is the ideal sitting area located between the two atriums of the hotel, providing a TV corner and a library. “The Megaron 5th” Bar Restaurant is located on the top floor, offering the city’s most stunning views of the old Venetian port and the Aegean Sea. It provides a unique combination of an excellent location, lounge music and contemporary Cretan cuisine with carefully selected dishes prepared by the hotel’s artisan Chef. “The Megaron 5th” is open only during the summer season.

The Health Club on the 4th floor, exclusively reserved for hotel guests, is equipped with a variety of fitness equipment as well as a steam bath, a hot tub, a massage table and a sauna with colour and music therapy. The sun beds and umbrellas by the pool area on the roof are perfect for relaxing after a busy day.

The GDM Megaron staff is at guests’ disposal around the clock, providing twice daily maid service, room service and courteous concierge assistance. Well-equipped meeting rooms are the ideal venue for meetings whether it is a seminar, a cocktail reception, a gala dinner or even an exhibition.

GDM Megaron is located in the heart of Heraklion's business and shopping district, within walking distance of the Archaeological and the Historical Museum. Heraklion Port is 1.2 miles away, while Heraklion International Airport is within 3.1 miles of the hotel.

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

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 3 Dec 2009.

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Heraklio Town, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Executive Double Room with Urban View
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Executive Single Room with Sea View
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Executive Double Room with Sea View
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Junior Suite Double Urban View
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Junior Double Suite with Sea View
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Closest beach
  • Amoudara Beach

    Amoudara Beach

    7.8 Good beach
    1.5 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Koules
    0.1 miles
  • Heraklion Archaeological Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Heraklion Venetian Harbour
    0.2 miles
  • Loggia
    0.2 miles
  • Municipal Art Gallery
    0.3 miles
  • Morosini Fountain
    0.3 miles
  • Historical Μuseum of Crete
    0.4 miles
  • Venetian Walls
    0.5 miles
  • Nikos Kazantzakis Garden Theatre
    0.6 miles
  • Natural History Museum of Crete
    0.6 miles
Top attractions
  • Stadium Theodoros Vardinogiannis
    0.8 miles
  • Pankritio Stadium
    1.8 miles
  • The Palace of Knossos
    3.3 miles
  • Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos
    8.2 miles
  • Nikos Kazantzakis Museum
    8.4 miles
  • Labyrinth -Musical Workshop
    10.5 miles
  • El Greco Museum
    10.5 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Amoudara Beach
    1.5 miles
  • Karteros Beach
    3.1 miles
  • Amnissos Beach
    3.9 miles
  • Pantanassa Beach
    6 miles
  • Tobrouk Beach
    6 miles
Closest airports
  • Heraklion International Airport
    2.1 miles
  • Sitia Public Airport
    54.9 miles
  • Chania International Airport
    57.8 miles
How to get to GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel from Heraklion International Airport
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    Free parking is available.
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2 restaurants on site

    Plaza restaurant

    Cuisine: Greek

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

    5th

    Cuisine: Greek

Facilities of GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secured parking
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Business centre Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Wellness facilities
  • Fitness
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Hammam Additional charge
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • Greek
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
€ 40 per child, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

The maximum number of cots allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The Plaza cafe-bar-restaurant operates from October to April as an all-day dining venue.

Please note that the 5th Bar Restaurant and the pool are only available during summer months.

Please note that a baby cot is provided at an extra charge of EUR 40 per day.

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

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

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

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

Please inform GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.

Hot tub/jacuzzi is closed from Thu 27 Jan 2022 until Sat 31 Dec 2022

License number: ΜΗΤΕ1039Κ01ΑΑ0032901ΑΡΙΘΜΟΣΠΙΣΤΟΠΟΙΗΤΙΚΟΥ1012402018

FAQs about GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel

  • Room options at GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Suite
    • Triple

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Free parking

  • GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel has 2 restaurants:

    • 5th
    • Plaza restaurant

  • GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Hammam
    • Fitness

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel by:

    • Taxi 10min
    • Car 20min

  • Guests staying at GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free

  • The prices at GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel is 400 yards from the centre of Heraklio Town.

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel on this page.

  • Check-in at GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.