Best Hotels in Heraklion, Greece

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Overlooking the Sea of Crete, this relaxed hotel is a 7-minute walk from the Historical Museum of Crete and a 9-minute walk from 16th-century Koules Fortress.

Colorful, laid-back rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screens and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms add balconies and/or sea views. Suites feature living rooms and/or whirlpool tubs. Room service is available.

Freebies include limited parking and a breakfast buffet. There's also a bright restaurant and a seasonal eatery with a terrace and sea views. Other amenities include a bar, a gym, a hot tub and a steam room.

An 11-minute walk from Heraklion ferry terminal on the Gulf of Heraklion, this upscale hotel in a 1920s building is a 3-minute walk from the Heraklion Archaeological Museum and 6 km from the Bronze Age ruins at Knossos.

The warmly furnished rooms provide flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, minibars, and tea and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms add gulf views; some have whirlpool tubs. Suites add living rooms. Room service is available.

Parking is complimentary, as is a breakfast buffet served in a relaxed eatery/cafe. There's also a rooftop terrace with a restaurant, harbor views and a seasonal pool. Other amenities include a health club, a gym and a library.

In a steel-encased building with a marble entrance, this trendy hotel in the city center faces a park. It's a 2-minute walk from Heraklion Archaeological Museum, 1 km from Heraklion port, offering ferry service to Pireas, and 2 km from the closest beach.

Featuring hardwood floors and sleek furnishings, the bright, modern rooms are decorated with local photographs. All offer rainfall showers and sitting areas, plus flat-screens and free Wi-Fi. Upgraded rooms have furnished balconies.

A complimentary breakfast buffet is served in a warm breakfast room with brick walls. There's also a hip restaurant with a cocktail bar and a sidewalk terrace.

In the bustling city center, this informal hotel surrounded by shops and eateries is 1 km from Heraklion ferry terminal and 4 km from Ammoudara Beach.

Featuring photographic wall art, the low-key rooms come with Wi-Fi access and flat-screen TVs. Upgraded rooms add balconies, while family quarters provide 2 bedrooms; cribs are available on request. Suites add living areas. Room service is offered.

Breakfast is complimentary. There's a sleek restaurant and a bar. Parking is available.

A 2-minute walk from the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, this polished hotel with views of the Sea of Crete is a 15-minute walk from Heraklion ferry terminal and 30 km from Crete Golf Club.

The warm, modern rooms provide free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, as well as sitting areas, minibars, and tea and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms add balconies, some with sea views. Suites offer living areas. Room service is available.

Breakfast is complimentary. There's a hip bar/lounge and a restaurant with a terrace. Other perks include a rooftop pool, an indoor pool and a spa, plus a business center and 6 meeting rooms. Parking is available.

This polished boutique hotel on a residential street is 6 minutes on foot from both Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Heraklion Port on the Gulf of Heraklion, and 4 km from Heraklion International Airport.

The modern rooms provide safes, minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking equipment, in addition to flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Some have balconies with gulf views. The 1-bedroom suites have sitting areas and dining tables. Room service is available.

Continental breakfast is included. Other amenities consist of a TV lounge and rental bikes.

Set on a side street in the city center, this relaxed hotel is 2 minutes' walk from the Church of Agios Minas, a 10-minute walk from the Natural History Museum of Crete and 2 km from Heraklion ferry terminal.

Informal, understated rooms have Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minifridges; some offer church views. Upgraded rooms feature balconies. A suite includes a sitting area. Room service is available.

There's a cafe/bar and a shared lounge, as well as breakfast and parking.

Set 1 km from the Gulf of Heraklion, this relaxed hotel is 3 km from the Koules Fortress and 5 km from the Palace of Knossos.

Laid-back rooms with balconies offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minifridges. Family rooms sleep up to 4 people.

Parking is complimentary. Amenities include a down-to-earth restaurant, an outdoor pool, a kids' splash pool and a poolside snack bar (all seasonal). Breakfast is available (fee).

Across the street from the ancient city walls, this modern hotel is 14 minutes' walk from the Historical Museum of Crete, a 10-minute walk from the shores of the Gulf of Heraklion and 7 km from Knossos Palace.

Understated rooms offer free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and minifridges. Upgraded rooms have balconies; family rooms add sitting areas, and sleep up to 4 guests. Room service is available.

A breakfast buffet and parking are complimentary. There's an elegant top-floor restaurant, and bar offering city and gulf views. There's also a lobby bar.

In an area filled with eateries, this polished hotel is 4 km from Xeropotamos Beach on the Gulf of Heraklion and a 16-minute walk from Heraklion ferry terminal.

Contemporary rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minifridges and Nespresso machines, plus balconies, and marble bathrooms with rainfall showers. Some upgraded rooms have sofabeds. Suites add outdoor hot tubs and/or gulf views. Room service is available. Kids age 6 and under stay at no extra cost with an adult.

Complimentary breakfast is served in a chic dining room. There's also a stylish lobby bar. Parking and bike rentals are available. Airport transfers are also offered (fee).



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