35 Heraklion Hotels

Heraklion hotels

Heraklion is the most popular region in Crete island, and as such it has many luxurious accommodations. Ammoudara, Gouves, Stalis and Kokkini Hani are well-developed beaches with both small and large Heraklion hotels all along them, as well as numerous apartments and studios. Malia and Hersonissos are also busy towns, known for their vivid nightlife with bars and clubs.

Matala, in the southern side of Heraklion, is a more secluded town that became famous in the 1960s when hippies from all over the world came to live in this tiny corner of Greece, in the caves above the beach. Today this is a fairly quiet town with many studios and rooms for rent. Finally, the busy main town offers impressive five star Heraklion hotels with private pools, luxury suites, and spa resorts, but also smaller boutique hotels with sea view.

Have a look at the hotels in Heraklion in Crete, Greece that we suggest and feel free to contact directly any accommodation through their booking form to ask a question or make a reservation. Many hotels in Heraklion also have online booking engines to make your reservation quickly and easily. As we take no commission from any bookings made via our website, prices are cheaper. Before making your reservation, check for available offers and last minute deals.

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Where to stay in Heraklion

Hotels in Heraklion range in type and facilities. Malia, Hersonissos, Gouves and Stalis are the places to go if you are looking for vivid nightlife and beaches with many bars and clubs. For something more low-key but still very lively, Matala in the southern part of Heraklion is a great choice. Matala became famous in the hippie era of the 1960s and 1970s, but today it is a nice family destination.

For visitors with families or tourists who want to be close to the beachside, nice Heraklion hotels to stay are found in Agia Pelagia, Ammoudara, Gouves, and Kokkini Hani. These are lovely, well-organized beaches with many sea sports available.

Featured hotels and accommodation in Heraklion

Aldemar Royal Mare
Online Booking
Class: 5 stars

Type: Hotel, Suites

Location: Heraklion, Anissaras View Royal Mare on map

The perfect place for a soothing massage and spa experience or both relaxing and active holidays is Aldemar Royal Mare in Heraklion, Crete. Luxurious suites of all kinds equipped with all amenities and nice view shelter the guests, when they are not outdoors biking, playing some sport or indoors playing fun games. The ultimate spa experience that includes hammam and soothing massages is something worth experiencing.

Alexander House
Online Booking
Class: 4 stars

Type: Hotel

Location: Heraklion, Agia Pelagia View Alexander House on map

Agia Pelagia scenic village with its mountain backdrop and golden beach is a good option for serene holidays away from stress and busy life. Alexander House Hotel in Heraklion, Crete, is situated in this lovely settlement, close to shops, taverns and local transport. The 4 star family hotel provides double and family rooms, fully furnished and equipped with the essentials. Balconies are featured in each room, offering magnificent sea views. Entertainment options can be found in the village or in hotel, which comprises outdoor pool, fitness room, billiards and more.

Aphrodite Hotel
Booking on request
Class: 4 stars

Type: Hotel

Location: Heraklion, Gouves View Aphrodite on map

Units 348

per night

Aphrodite Beach Club is a spacious complex situated at the beach of Gouves. It is run by a large Cretan family, that tries to show to its guests the Cretan tradition, and what Crete is all about. The hotel is located 18km out of Heraklion and only 7km away from Hersonissos a town known for its nightlife. The hotel was built in 1979, and was extensively renovated in 1998. The complex consists of four buildings which are Aphrodite, Apolon, Ermis and Athina. It is ideal for all ages, both for people looking for privacy and a quiet, relaxing stay, as well as for people looking for a fast paced vacation.

Agapi Beach
Online Booking
Class: 4 stars

Type: Hotel, Suites, Bungalows

Location: Heraklion, Amoudara View Agapi Beach on map

Fine flowery gardens and the shimmering blue sea make up the setting of Agapi Beach in Heraklion, found in the popular Amoudara. Contemporary rooms, which feature basic amenities, internet, beach towels and satellite TV, are provided, while bungalows and sumptuous suites are also available. Guests are invited to unwind and have fun enjoying the numerous activities, including water sports, aerobics, tennis, Greek dance, musicals, cooking lessons and tours, offered by the professional staff.

Korifi Suites
Booking on request
Class: 4 stars

Type: Hotel, Suites

Location: Heraklion, Hersonissos View Korifi Suites on map

Units 35

per night

On the hillside of the traditional village of Piskopiano overlooking Hersonissos Bay, this Four Diamond "Little Finer" world chain Hotel, offering gem features and historic charm.

Kyknos Beach
Booking on request
Class: 4 stars

Type: Hotel

Location: Heraklion, Malia View Kyknos Beach on map

Units 135

per night

Kyknos is situated 32kms east of the airport of Heraklion between Malia and Stalida, a place that attracts thousands of visitors every summer.

Magda Hotel
Booking on request
Class: 4 stars

Type: Hotel

Location: Heraklion, Gouves View Magda on map

Units 121

per night

Magda Hotel is a four-star hotel in Crete, Greece, that was built and renovated between 1993 and 2003. The hotel is built in a style where the atmosphere and the soft colors and flowers will make you feel nice and comfortable during your holiday. The friendly atmosphere, comfortable rooms, excellent service and moderate prices make our hotel the ideal place for a nice and enjoyable holiday.

Booking on request
Class: 4 keys

Type: Rooms, Bungalows

Location: Heraklion, Gouves View Marina on map

Units 400

per night

Marina Hotel is situated in the middle of the northern coastline of Crete. It is an A class hotel located on the beautiful beach of Gouves, just 16 km from Heraklion. The clientele of Marina comes from most European countries. A lot of guests keep coming every year, for many years in a row. With 310 rooms in the main building and 90 bungalows, the hotel has a total of 400 rooms. All rooms are comfortable, spacious and tastefully furnished with refrigerator, air-conditioning and hair drier.

Katalagari Country Suites
Online Booking
Class: 3 keys

Type: Suites, Studios, Apartments

Location: Heraklion, Katalagari View Katalagari Country Suites on map

per night

The traditional complex is nestled on the south-west side of the village of Katalagari, in the most charismatic setting of Kefala, on the beautiful island of Crete in Greece, creating a stunning ornament in this peaceful seclusion.

Anatoli Apartments
Online Booking
Class: 2 stars

Type: Hotel, Apartments

Location: Heraklion, Agia Pelagia View Anatoli Heraklion on map

Units 18

Run by affable owners, Anatoli Apartments in Heraklion, Crete, are situated in a picturesque eastern coast of the island. The surrounding region of Agia Pelagia has a famous central beach and tourist facilities that are found really close to the apartment complex. Spacious and bright, the apartments provide well equipped kitchenette, shower bath and living room with TV, adjustable air-conditioning and internet connection. Enjoy your time in Anatoli Apartments by taking a dip in the pool or unwind in the sun lounger patio or bamboo furnished verandas with views to the blue of the Aegean.

Kreta Natur
Online Booking
Class: N/A

Type: Hotel

Location: Heraklion, Anissaras View Kreta Natur on map

In a picturesque and quiet place, Kreta Natur in Heraklion, Crete offers spacious studios surrounded by beautiful gardens, with great view to the sea and a lounge bar next to the pool. Conveniently close to the airport of Heraklion and ideal for those who want to get more in touch with nature.

The rooms are dressed in earthy colour tones and match with the natural landscape the guest can enjoy on their balcony. Every room has air conditioning, its own kitchenette and free internet. Kreta Natur is of course allowing pets and is accessible by wheelchairs.

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