Galaxy Hotel - Heraklion (Crete)

75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion (Crete), Greece, 71306  show map
 5 stars
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Galaxy Hotel - Heraklion (Crete)

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Off-site parking

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Dining room

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

The 5-star Galaxy Hotel is located in the center of Heraklion. The property opened in 1979 and features contemporary architecture.

The hotel is placed 10 minutes' walk from Ammoudara Beach, The Chronaki House and Museum for the Battle of Crete and National Resistance. It is about 1 km away from the center of Heraklion.

Guests may find Heraklion Public Garden within 1.9 km and The Natural History Museum of Crete within 1.6 km of the property.

The venue is notable for the perfect location within a 5-minute drive to Nikos Kazantzakis airport.

Rooms

For a comfortable stay Galaxy Hotel offers 127 rooms on 6 floors featuring a dining area, an in-room safe, a work desk, a sitting area and wireless internet. Some of the elegant rooms enjoy a view of the city. The rooms feature unique décor and en suite bathrooms with terry bathrobes, a shower and a spa bathtub.

Eat & Drink

A cold buffet breakfast is offered at the bar. Guests can also enjoy international meals at the superb restaurant. The hotel’s traditional Main bar welcomes guests for refreshing drinks. Per Se Restaurant and Kipos ton Gefseon serve a selection of meals within 50 meters from the venue.

Services

There are car, limousine and bicycle rentals available on site.

Relax

Offering a wellness area, a hot tub and a treatment room as well as Turkish bath, massage and hammam, the hotel ensures a pleasant stay. The on-site activities include table tennis, horse riding and racquetball.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   127.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Fireplace
  • Lobby
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Water sports
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Driving range
  • Table tennis
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Package/Parcel services
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Fine dining
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Public address system
  • Computer rental
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach chairs
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Ballroom
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Sink
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge

Bedroom

  • Goose feather pillows
  • Down comforter

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • In-room computer
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Galaxy Hotel - Heraklion (Crete) Heraklion (Crete) location
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Hotel Address:

75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion (Crete), Greece, 71306

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City Center
  • Heraklion (Crete)
    200 m
Airports
  • Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER)
    4.0 km
  • Sitia (JSH)
    88.4 km
Train Stations
  • Municipal Art Galery
    1.1 km
Restaurants
  • Per Se Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek)
    20 m
  • Kiriakos (cuisine: Greek)
    270 m
Beaches
  • Ammoudara Beach
    590 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    127

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Rooms and availability

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Single Room
Bed type: 1 Single bed or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 28 m²
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        Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double bed
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          Family Two-Bedroom Twin Room
          Bed type: Twin beds or Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons or Double bed
          Size: 42 m²
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            Size: 42 m²
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              Superior Double Room
              Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 1 Single bed or Double bed
              Size: 21 m²
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                Superior Triple Room
                Bed type: 3 Single beds or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or Double bed or Twin beds
                Size: 21 m²
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                  Executive Double Room
                  Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
                  Size: 35 m²
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                  Deluxe|Executive Room, City View

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                    Executive King Room
                    Bed type: King-size bed
                    Size: 35 m²
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                      Executive One-Bedroom Suite
                      Bed type: King-size bed or Twin beds or Double bed or Twin beds
                      Size: 36 m²
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                      Executive Suite, King or twin bed, 40 sqm/432 sqf, Free WiFi, independent A/C, 2 Sat Plasma TV, DVD player, Minibar, Tea and coffee maker,Nespresso machine,Separable living room and work desk, electronic safe (laptop size), Jacuzzi, Bathrobe, Slippers, Double glazed windows. A stay with us is guaranteed to be enjoyable. And we know why… With a view over the city of Iraklio and two separate living spaces –sitting room and bedroom, the Executive Suites at the Galaxy Hotel Iraklio are “gift” accommodations that even the most well-travelled of guests will appreciate immensely.

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                        Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double bed
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                          How to reach hotel

                          hotel Galaxy Hotel - Heraklion (Crete) Heraklion (Crete) location
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                          Hotel Address:

                          75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion (Crete), Greece, 71306

                          Get directions
                          City Center
                          • Heraklion (Crete)
                            200 m
                          Airports
                          • Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER)
                            4.0 km
                          • Sitia (JSH)
                            88.4 km
                          Train Stations
                          • Municipal Art Galery
                            1.1 km
                          Restaurants
                          • Per Se Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek)
                            20 m
                          • Kiriakos (cuisine: Greek)
                            270 m
                          Beaches
                          • Ammoudara Beach
                            590 m
                          Hotel information
                          • Check-in:
                            from  2 pm
                          • Check-out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2008
                          • Number of floors:
                            6
                          • Number of rooms:
                            127

                          Hotel Awards

                          GreekHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedHeraklion (Crete)Galaxy

                          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                          Best Spa Hotels in Greece

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                          What's nearby

                          Popular areas

                          • City Center - 100 m

                          Train stations

                          • Municipal Art Galery - 1.0 km

                          Convention centers

                          • Heraklio Port - 1.1 km

                          Shopping areas

                          • Historical museum of Crete - 700 m
                          • Heraklion Archaeological Museum - 900 m
                          • Municipal Museum of the Battle of Crete and the National Resistance - 1.0 km
                          • Natural History Museum of Crete - 3.5 km

                          Monuments and Landmarks

                          • Venetian Walls - 500 m
                          • Koules - 1.5 km

                          Museums

                          • Battle of Crete Museum - 100 m
                          • Archäologisches Museum - 900 m

                          Parks

                          • Stadium Theodoros Vardinogiannis - 1.3 km
                          • Pankritio Stadium - 3.0 km

                          Golf courses and Country clubs

                          • Heraklion Public Garden - 1.9 km

                          Local attractions

                          • The Natural History Museum of Crete - 1.6 km
                            Sofokli Venizelou Ave., Heraklion
                          • Church of St. Mark - 3.0 km
                            Lion Square, Heraklion
                          • Loggia - 2.7 km
                          • Mononaftis Beach - 14.4 km

                          Near the hotel

                          • Ammoudara Beach - 590 m
                          • Morosini Fountain - 1.1 km
                          • Cathedral of St. Minas - 1.1 km
                          • Museum of Cretan Ethnology - 1.1 km
                            Voroi Pirgiotissis, Heraklion
                          • Iraklion Archaeological Museum - 970 m
                            Xanthoudidou St, Heraklion
                          • Museum for the Battle of Crete and National Resistance - 1.0 km
                            Doukos Beaufort & Merambelou Sts, Heraklion
                          • Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini - 1.1 km

                          Restaurants nearby

                          • Per Se Restaurant - 20 m

                            Address: 75 Dimokratias Avenue
                            Phone: 302810238812

                            90% likes this, based on 10 reviews
                            Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
                            Price Range: CAD 37 - CAD 91

                          • Merastri - 310 m

                            Address: Chrysostomou 17
                            Phone: 302810221910

                            79% likes this, based on 58 reviews
                            Cuisine: Greek

                          • Restaurant Diapiro - 350 m

                            Address: Ionias Avenue 5
                            Phone: +(30)2810281444

                            84% likes this, based on 38 reviews
                            Cuisine: Greek

                          • Kiriakos - 270 m

                            Address: Leoforos Dimokratias 53

                            79% likes this, based on 83 reviews
                            Cuisine: Greek

                          • Kipos ton Gefseon - 360 m

                            Address: 8 Chrisostomou Av
                            Phone: +30 2810300358

                            74% likes this, based on 90 reviews
                            Cuisine: Greek
                            Price Range: CAD 21 - CAD 42

                          Hotel information
                          • Check-in:
                            from  2 pm
                          • Check-out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2008
                          • Number of floors:
                            6
                          • Number of rooms:
                            127

                          Hotel Awards

                          GreekHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedHeraklion (Crete)Galaxy

                          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                          Best Spa Hotels in Greece

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                          Galaxy Reviews

                          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Galaxy

                          Average guest rating

                          8.6out of 10
                          Superb
                          Based on 250 reviews

                          Guest reviews

                          • Family with children
                            10.0

                            We liked the staff - nothing was too much trouble for them. They were kind and courteous without being intrusive. The ambience of the hotel was particularly pleasing; beautifully designed and appointed - everything to a very high standard. We enjoyed every single moment spent in the hotel.

                          • Single
                            9.6

                            Very nice hotel, free internet, perfect service,the best in town...

                          • Couple
                            8.8

                            Good hotel, very good pool, well located, excelent service.

                          • Group of friends
                            9.2

                            Staff were extremely helpful and friendly beautiful pool area and rooms were comfortable and very clean.

                          • Couple
                            9.2

                            The pool area for lounging and having some drinks. It has a lovely modern style, very classy.

                            The cocktails were very overpriced because they were not well made, just alcohol with fruit juice and a piece of fruit added. 9.50 euros for this was was too much. I would not have expected to pay more than 6 euros for those. The hotel hosted a wedding on the saturday night we were there and it was a huge inconvenience to the guests. It was in the pool area so we had to vacate early for them to set up. I understand this and didn't mind this part but the wedding was held outside in the pool area that the rooms directly look over, with large speakers for loud music erected in this area. None of the celebrations took place inside, they were all outside in this pool area. The music was so loud, even during the dinner, that my partner and I had to use ear plugs to try and sleep at about 11:30pm when we arrived back after a night out. Thank goodness we had some because I feel very bad for those who did not have ear plugs. The loud music lasted until well after midnight before they turned it down a bit. I don't know what time the music stopped because thankfully by then I got to sleep due to the earplugs. I woke at 01:30 to use the bathroom and it was still going. I think it is poor form for a hotel to do this when they cannot contain the noise and a massive hindrance to the guests.

                          • Couple
                            7.0

                            all are great, but the location quite far away from the city spots

                          • Older travelers
                            10.0

                            the hotel was easy walking distance to town centre and taxis. The room was very comfortable and clean. Front desk service very helpful and friendly. Good value for money would definitely stay here again.

                          • Couple
                            8.2

                            polite staff and clean and pleasant enviroment

                          • Single
                            9.2

                            The absolutely best thing about the hotel is the human element.The staff. They are superb. Very friendly, very polite, always helpful, always smiling.

                            I did not care too much for the location. But I guess it was in the center, so easily accessible which is why I chose it in the first place.

                          • Single
                            4.2

                            The room was small, although it was supposed to be a superior double room.

                          • Older travelers
                            9.2

                            Very nice, beautiful design and friendly staff.

                            Distance from shops can be negative

                          • Single
                            7.0

                            The hotel facilities were new, but the location was a bit far from the center.

                          • Single
                            10.0

                            Since the recent renovation, the quality of rooms is outstanding. Breakfasts and bar menu excellent. The standards of service and staff friendliness are exceptionally good.

                          • Older travelers
                            8.8

                            Excellent facilities. Staff can be friendlier in their service and less automative.

                            Staff should learn how to smile more and show more warmth and friendliness.

                          • Couple
                            9.6

                            The staff is very helpful, professional and quick. The hotel is brand new, nice and clean. Good Gym. Very good breakfast.

                          How to reach hotel

                          hotel Galaxy Hotel - Heraklion (Crete) Heraklion (Crete) location
                          Show big map »

                          Hotel Address:

                          75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion (Crete), Greece, 71306

                          Get directions
                          City Center
                          • Heraklion (Crete)
                            200 m
                          Airports
                          • Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER)
                            4.0 km
                          • Sitia (JSH)
                            88.4 km
                          Train Stations
                          • Municipal Art Galery
                            1.1 km
                          Restaurants
                          • Per Se Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek)
                            20 m
                          • Kiriakos (cuisine: Greek)
                            270 m
                          Beaches
                          • Ammoudara Beach
                            590 m
                          Hotel information
                          • Check-in:
                            from  2 pm
                          • Check-out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2008
                          • Number of floors:
                            6
                          • Number of rooms:
                            127

                          Hotel Awards

                          GreekHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedHeraklion (Crete)Galaxy

                          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                          Best Spa Hotels in Greece

                          Use Badge