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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 color 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 mi away, while Heraklion International Airport is within 3.1 mi of the hotel.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Located in the heart of Heraklio, 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.

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Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free private parking available at the hotel

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

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  • Does this hotel have any rooms that have showers only and not in a bathtub?

    Good Morning from GDM Megaron Hotel, Further to your message, we would like to inform you that our hotel either shower either bathtub. We remain always at your disposal. Best regards, Ioanna Giorgoulaki


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    Asked about: Junior Double Suite with Sea View • Answered on October 27, 2019
  • Dear Team, we are planning on staying for 2 nights from 01. Nov to 03. November 2020. Are any of your facilities (like pool and rooftop bar /restaurant) closed at that time or is everything open? Is free parking available? Thank you very much!

    Good evening!Our restaurant on the roof will close 02/11, our restaurant Plaza will remain open 07.00 to 23.00 on daily basis.Our pool will remain open if weather permits it.Open air parking area free of charge exists in front of the hotel.


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    Answered on October 28, 2020
  • Is you 5 th rooftop bar/restaurant open in September

    Our restaurant on the 5th is open at least till the end of October. Have a nice day The GDM Megaron team


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    Answered on September 27, 2020
  • is may considered a summer moth? will pool be open for may 16 to 20?

    Greetings from GDM Megaron and Happy New Year! Yes of course our pool is open during May. Have a nice day Kind regards The GDM Megaron team


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    Answered on December 31, 2019
  • Good afternoon, is your pool open in September? Thanks!

    Good morning from Crete Yes our pool is open in September Have a nice day The GDM Megaron team


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    Answered on August 19, 2020
  • Do you offer covert testing

    Good evening from GDM Megaron hotel, we would like to inform you that our personnel can assist you to make an appointment at the nearest medical center. For more information kindly send us an email. Best regards, The GDM Megaron team


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    Answered on October 24, 2021
  • Is it possible to check out later? If yes how late? Thank you so much!

    Greetings from GDM Megaron Hotel. Late check out is subject to availability. Day use is till 18.00 and the cost is 50% of the room rate. Remain always at your disposal. Best regards, Katerina Fovaki


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    Answered on May 8, 2021
  • Do you have a spa for beauty and massage?

    Good morning from GDM Megaron! We have a Health Club with Sauna and Hammam (booked on private basis only, with charge).We provide also massage with charge , with appointment only. We remain at your disposal. The GDM Megaron team


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    Answered on October 19, 2020
  • Could you kindly share the WiFi speed at your hotel? Thank you in advance

    Greetings from GDM Megaron! We would like to inform you that our Wi-Fi speed in public areas as well as at the rooms is 10 Μbps Download / 1 Mbps upload per device. We remain at your disposal. Kind regards, The GDM megaron team


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    Answered on October 30, 2020
  • Hello, what is your best price for one double room( double occupancy) and one double room (single occupancy) for 7 nights? Thank you.

    Greetings from GDM Megaron Hotel. Further to your request, we would like to inform you that it depends on the period, availability and room types. We remain at your disposal. Best regards GDM Megaron Hotel


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    Answered on May 16, 2021
  • Is there an elevator service to all floors? One of our group has difficult walking too far / difficulty with stairs. Thank you

    Good morning, Yes we do have an elevator service to all floors, please use our entrance facing the port where our parking area is which has an elevator service to reception. For any further enquiries we remain at your disposal. The GDM Megaron team


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    Answered on March 9, 2021
  • Goodmorning Is there a jacuzzi in your hotel? And does your pool warm up ?

    Our Health Club has a jacuzzi which does not operate at the present moment due to COVID-19 restrictions and our pool does not warm up. Have a nice day The GDM Megaron team


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    Answered on September 27, 2020
  • Hello, Is your bar and pool open on the rooftop? And do you have a king size bed? Thank you in advance

    Good evening from GDM Megaron hotel, we would like to inform you that our restaurant 5th and the pool are open. The pool could be used only from the guests of the hotel. Our rooms have king size beds, upon request/upon availability.


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    Answered on August 4, 2021
  • How far are you from the port. And what is the approximate cost of a taxi?

    Good evening from GDM Megaron hotel, we would like to inform you that the port is a walking distance from our hotel 5-10 minutes. If you wish to take a taxi, the cost is approximately 6,00 euro. Best regards, The GDM Megaron team


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    Answered on October 24, 2021
  • We want to book the junior triple suite for a two night stay. it states for 3 people. We have 2 five year olds. Can we book this room for our family?

    Good evening from sunny Crete, The room can accommodate up to 3 person, the occupancy is the maximum as stated. Have a nice day The GDM Megaron team


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    Asked about: Junior Suite Triple Urban View • Answered on June 9, 2021
  • Hi, till what hours in the evening is the pool open in summer? Tnx

    Good evening from GDM Megaron hotel, further to your message, we would like to inform you that our swimming pool is open 8.00-19.00. We remain alwasy at your disposal.


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    Answered on May 14, 2021
  • Can one smoke on one's balcony?

    Good morning from GDM Megaron Hotel. Our hotel is a non smoking hotel. Guests can smoke only outside or in balcony. We remain at your disposal. Best regards Kokaraki Effie


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    Answered on October 16, 2019
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
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 Minoan 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 Neighborhood
  • 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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Amenities of GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel Great facilities! Review score, 9.4
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Library
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate/Cookies Additional charge
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bottle of water 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 available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Turkish/Steam Bath Additional charge
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • Greek
  • English