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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 650 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.

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

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

Breakfast Info

American, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Sofia Hotel

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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • Karteros Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property

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Hotel surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • Heraklio Port
    0.8 miles
  • Heraklion Archaeological Museum
    1.4 miles
  • Koules
    1.4 miles
  • Heraklion Venetian Harbour
    1.5 miles
  • Venetian Walls
    1.5 miles
  • Nikos Kazantzakis Garden Theatre
    1.5 miles
  • Loggia
    1.5 miles
  • Municipal Art Gallery
    1.6 miles
  • Morosini Fountain
    1.6 miles
  • Historical Μuseum of Crete
    1.7 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant 3 mouries
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Ntonalnt
    0.5 miles
  • Cafe/Bar hacienda cafe
    0.5 miles
Top attractions
  • Natural History Museum of Crete
    2 miles
  • The Minoan Palace of Knossos
    2.6 miles
  • Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos
    6.9 miles
  • Nikos Kazantzakis Museum
    7.5 miles
  • Labyrinth -Musical Workshop
    9.9 miles
  • Labyrinth Park
    11.4 miles
  • El Greco Museum
    11.9 miles
  • Acqua Plus
    12 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Karteros Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Amnissos Beach
    2.5 miles
  • Amoudara Beach
    2.8 miles
  • Tobrouk Beach
    4.2 miles
  • Vathianos Kampos Beach
    4.8 miles
Closest Airports
  • Heraklion International Airport
    0.7 miles
  • Sitia Public Airport
    53.6 miles
  • Chania International Airport
    59.2 miles
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Amenities of Sofia Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
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
  • Parking garage
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
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Seasonal
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
Spa
  • Massage chair
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • Greek
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
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House rules Sofia Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

Children 7 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 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.

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 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

FAQs about Sofia Hotel

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

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

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

    • Massage chair

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

  • Sofia Hotel is 1.4 miles from the center of Heraklio.

  • Guests staying at Sofia Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American
    • Buffet

  • Room options at Sofia Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Triple
    • Family

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

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

    • Taxi 5min