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Less than 5 minutes' bus ride from Heraklion center 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 656 feet 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 mi away.

Couples in particular 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)

Breakfast Info

Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 twin bed
1 full bed
or
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
or
3 twin beds
2 twin beds
and
1 full bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.8
Facilities
8.0
Cleanliness
8.4
Comfort
8.3
Value for money
8.3
Location
8.4
Free Wifi
8.4
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Roxane
    United States of America United States of America
    Breakfast was very good as was dinner. Nice tables inside and out and by the pool. Very quiet and peaceful. Enjoyed our stay..
  • Jennifer
    United States of America United States of America
    The staff were friendly and accommodating. I had delayed flights and checked in really late. Was greeted with first name
  • Randy
    Canada Canada
    The Sofia is a perfect stop near the airport for early or late flights. The rooms are simple but have everything you need for an overnight stay. Breakfast is good value, enough choice and very convenient. We would be happy to stay again if we...

Hotel area info

Restaurants
2 Restaurants On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Open for
      Dinner
  • Restaurant #2

    No additional info available

Amenities of Sofia Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • 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
  • Fruit
    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 available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit 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
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • 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
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Massage chair
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
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 ID and credit card at check-in.
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
Check-out
From 11:00 to 11:30
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Groups
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional fees may apply.
Accepted payment methods
American ExpressVisaMastercardCash

The fine print
Must-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 ID 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 of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to 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 minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

License number: 1039Κ013Α0185100

FAQs about Sofia Hotel

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

  • Room options at Sofia Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Triple
    • Family

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

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

  • Check-in at Sofia Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.

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

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

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

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

    • Swimming pool
    • Massage chair

  • Sofia Hotel has 2 restaurants:

    • Restaurant #2
    • Restaurant #1