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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 yards 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 0.9 miles away.

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

Sofia Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 19 Nov 2009.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

Breakfast info

American, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room type
Sleeps
 
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Closest beach
  • Karteros Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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  • Hello how far are you from the port after arriving by ferry from Santorini? Thank you
    Hello, Our hotel is 2 km away from the port.It is about 5-7 minutes by car.
    Answered on 30 May 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Facilities of Sofia Hotel
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! All pools are free of charge
  • Seasonal (Temporarily closed)
  • 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 hours

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

Check-out

11:00 - 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 are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

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

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

The fine print

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).

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.

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

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.

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.

Swimming pool #1 is closed from Sun 06 Nov 2022 until Sun 30 Apr 2023

License number: 1039Κ013Α0185100

FAQs about Sofia Hotel

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Sofia Hotel by:

    • Taxi 5min

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

    • Swimming Pool
    • Massage chair

  • Room options at Sofia Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Triple
    • Family

  • Sofia Hotel is 1.4 miles from the centre of Heraklio Town.

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

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

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

  • Guests staying at Sofia Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American
    • Buffet

  • 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.