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Less than 5 minutes' bus ride from Heraklion centre in Crete, Sofia hotel offers a seasonal swimming pool and a seasonal restaurant. It serves breakfast and features rooms with free WiFi and a balcony. The fully refurbished rooms are light, spacious and are soundproofed. Each includes air conditioning, LCD satellite TV and fridge. Guests can relax by the outdoor pool, surrounded with sun loungers and enjoy a refreshing cocktail from the bar. A variety of restaurants can be found within 200 metres from the property. Heraklion is rich in Ottoman, Byzantine and Venetian architecture, as well as in Cretan restaurants and souvenir shops. Staff at the 24-hour front desk can arrange car rental and free private parking is possible on site. Heraklion International Airport is just 1.5 km away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.3 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 single bed
1 double bed
or
2 single beds
1 single bed
and
1 double bed
or
3 single beds
2 single beds
and
1 double bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.8
Facilities
7.9
Cleanliness
8.3
Comfort
8.2
Value for money
8.2
Location
8.4
Free WiFi
8.5
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Bolton
    Greece Greece
    Breakfast was good. Excellent location due to proximity to airport
  • Irene
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    This was our 2nd stay as this hotel is so convenient for an early flight from Heraklion airport. It's clean and comfortable with a good bathroom and the staff are lovely. It's in a quiet location with excellent air con/heating and a lift for...
  • V
    Veiko
    Estonia Estonia
    It is close to the Rental Car points and close to the airport. It is a good place to stay if you have to get to airport in the morning. Recomend for staing with a family-they have family rooms.

Hotel surroundings

Facilities of Sofia Hotel

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Private entrance
  • Car hire
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Seasonal
  • Pool bar
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Wellness
  • Massage chair
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Languages spoken
  • German
  • Greek
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Sofia Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00

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

Check-out

From 11:00 to 11:30

 

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.

Children 3 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Sofia Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Kindly note that baby cots can be provided upon request.

Kindly note that early, light breakfast (coffee, tea, milk, toast bread, butter, jam and cake) can be provided upon request to all guests checking out early.

Kindly note that the restaurant does not operate during the winter season (October to mid April).

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 Sofia 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.

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.

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.

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

License number: 1039Κ013Α0185100

FAQs about Sofia Hotel

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

    • Swimming Pool
    • Massage chair

  • Room options at Sofia Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Triple
    • Family

  • Check-in at Sofia Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:30.

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

  • Yes, Sofia Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

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

  • Sofia Hotel is 1.4 miles from the centre of Heraklio Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.