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This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments is located amid lush greenery, within 800 feet from the beach, and has a swimming pool, restaurant and snack bar. It features air-conditioned accommodations with furnished balcony.

Rooms at the Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments have a refrigerator and TV. Featuring a shower, the private bathroom comes with a hairdryer.

At the restaurant, the chef prepares dishes using genuine Cretan produce. During the evening, guests can relax at the bar while enjoying the view of the lightened pool.

A games room is available while free Wi-Fi is offered in communal areas. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including horse riding, diving and darts. Younger guests can enjoy the playground.

Staff at the 24-hour front desk can offer information on Heraklion City 43 mi away. Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport is 47 mi away. The village of Tympaki is at 9.3 mi. Free private parking is possible on site.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 2, 2009

ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Sleeps Room Type Price
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Standard Double Room
  • 2 twin beds
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  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin beds
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Max adults: 1
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 2
Deluxe Triple Room
High floor
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 queen bed
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  • 3 twin beds
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Economy Double Room
  • 1 queen bed
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  • 2 twin beds
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
Deluxe Quadruple Room (Family-Open Plan)
High floor
  • 1 queen bed
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  • 1 bunk bed and
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Superior Double Room
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4 reasons to choose Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Matala beach

    Matala beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1,200 feet from property
  • Red Sand Beach

    Red Sand Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    3,450 feet from property
  • Kommos Beach

    Kommos Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    4,550 feet from property

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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Agiofarago Gorge
    3.6 miles
  • Phaistos
    4.6 miles
  • Museum of Cretan Ethnology
    6 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Matala beach
    1,200 feet
  • Red Sand Beach
    3,450 feet
  • Kommos Beach
    4,550 feet
  • Kalamaki Beach
    1.9 miles
  • Afratia Beach
    2.8 miles
Closest Airports
  • Heraklion International Airport
    33.5 miles
  • Chania International Airport
    51.2 miles
How to get to Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments from Heraklion International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Taxi
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Matala Bay Restaurant

    Food: Greek, Mediterranean, Pizza, Seafood, Steakhouse, Local, International, European, Grill/BBQ

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls
  • Evening entertainment
  • Snorkeling Off-site
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Ping-pong
  • Playground
  • Fishing Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • 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).
  • Street parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Seasonal
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Spa
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • Greek
  • English
  • French
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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Check-in

3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Check-out

12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 6 years
Crib by request
Free

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.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note that breakfast is served from 08:00 am until 10:00 am, while dinner is served from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

Matala Bay Restaurant: Closed from Thu, Nov 03, 2022 until Mon, May 01, 2023

Bar is closed from Thu, Nov 03, 2022 until Mon, May 01, 2023

Matala Bay Swimming Pool: Closed from Thu, Nov 03, 2022 until Mon, May 01, 2023

License number: 1009302018

FAQs about Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments

  • Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Snorkeling
    • Ping-pong
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Evening entertainment
    • Horseback riding
    • Happy hour
    • Full-body massage
    • Bike tours
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Bar crawls
    • Live music/Performance
    • Themed dinners
    • Walking tours

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

  • Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments is 1,800 feet from the center of Matala.

  • Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments has 1 restaurant:

    • Matala Bay Restaurant

  • Guests staying at Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet

  • The nearest beach is 800 feet from Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments.

  • Check-in at Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Yes, Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments by:

    • Car 1h
    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h
    • Taxi 1h

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

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking

  • Room options at Matala Bay Hotel & Apartments include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Single
    • Triple
    • Twin
    • Quad
    • Apartment