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Elounda Island Villas
3 out of 5
Elounda, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
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4.8/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)

"This was a lovely property -- I can't say enough good about it and the proprietors. They were *lovely* -- some of the nicest people we met in Greece, and that's saying a lot. We had breakfast at their on-site cafe every morning, and it was utterly delicious. All of the beaches on this little peninsula ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2019

Elounda Island Villas
Athina Villas
2.5 out of 5
Plaka, Elounda, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
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4.8/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Will definitely be back!

"I booked this particular apartment as I wanted 2 separate bedrooms for the kids not sofa beds . Manolis the owner is one of the nicest people we’ve met-so helpful and accommodating. The 2 bedroom sea view was perfect - a beautiful sea view of Spinalonga and a walk across the road from Plaka beach. ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2019

Athina Villas
Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete
5 out of 5
Plaka, Elounda, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
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The price is $407 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (217 reviews)
eccelent

"eccelent"…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete
Mantraki Hotel Apartments
3 out of 5
Kapetan Tavla 1, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
The price is $80 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (69 reviews)

"Clean, spacious rooms, very conveniently-located. Yulita and the owners could have been more obliging"…"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Mantraki Hotel Apartments
Istron Villas
4 out of 5
Istron Beach, National Road, Driving through Istron Bay Hotel, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
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The price is $315 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)

"This was our second time on Greek islands and first on Crete. Crete is a very large island so i rented a villa and then realized it was far away from any wanted to be visited destinations, such as Heraklion was an hour away. Initially I panicked but while at the spot we readily agreed that Heraklion ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2020

Istron Villas
Porto Sisi Hotel Apartments
4 out of 5
Sissi, Lasithi, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
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4.6/5Exceptional! (86 reviews)

"It's in a great location and the rooms are lovely. comfy and clean with friendly staff. really nice pool too"…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2019

Porto Sisi Hotel Apartments
Anny Sea and Sun Apartments
2 out of 5
Kalo Xorio, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
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4.6/5Wonderful! (25 reviews)

"I liked the location and the view.It was also clean"…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2019

Anny Sea and Sun Apartments
Elounda Krini Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Andrea Papandreou Street, Elounda, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
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4.6/5Wonderful! (105 reviews)

"Welcoming and professional staff. Pool was a hit with the kids. Breakfast delicious"…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2019

Elounda Krini Hotel
Palazzo Arhontiko Apartments
3.5 out of 5
Akti Pangalou & Tselepi 18, Kitroplateia, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
The price is $100 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (47 reviews)
Great place

"Charming apartment. Good location. Joanna is cheerful and helpful"…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2019

Palazzo Arhontiko Apartments
Domes of Elounda, Autograph Collection
5 out of 5
Tsifliki, Elounda, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
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The price is $427 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (96 reviews)
Wonderful October break

"Fabulous hotel and absolutely impeccable customer service. Our children loved the kids club, the beach the pool and the buffet!!! Very child friendly but also space to give adults a break with kids club and babysitting which allowed us to visit the adults only pool and spa, and to have some “date ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

Domes of Elounda, Autograph Collection
Royal Marmin Bay Boutique & Art Hotel - Adults Only
5 out of 5
Elounda, Agios Nikolaos, Lasithi
The price is $216 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (97 reviews)

"Every thing was great. The staff, the pool, the beach....."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

Royal Marmin Bay Boutique & Art Hotel - Adults Only
Grecotel Meli Palace - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Agia Varvara, Vrahassi Lassithi, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
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4.4/5Wonderful! (52 reviews)

"It was all very good but the service was outstanding . From cleaners to reception to bar to restaurant they were all so good."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2019

Grecotel Meli Palace - All Inclusive
Selena Hotel
3 out of 5
Elounda, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
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4.1/5Very Good! (63 reviews)
No amenities

"This hotel is a two mile walk from the town with no shops/supermarket to purchase food or drink. We got breakfast and dinner but then nowhere to buy anything for lunch and they charge you for water from the bar/kitchen. The fridge in the room was only big enough to hold two bottles of water and didn't ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2017

Selena Hotel
El Greco Apartments
2.5 out of 5
Istron, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
The price is $41 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (13 reviews)
Quite disappointed

"Be careful as there are 2 El Greco properties, the luxury which we booked and an older one which we were put in,apparently the luxury one had a big group of Russian's staying with children so the owner thought we would prefer the quieter apartment, but this only had a small splash pool you could ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2015

El Greco Apartments
Ammoudara Beach Hotel & Apartments
2 out of 5
Ammoudara, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
The price is $58 per night
4/5Very Good! (58 reviews)
Relaxing stay

"We had a great time at ammadouraeverything you need the food and service was great position is fantastic!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2019

Ammoudara Beach Hotel & Apartments
Faedra Beach Hotel
4 out of 5
Ammoudara, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
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3.6/5Good! (40 reviews)
Disappointing stay

"Beautiful location, hotel in need of refurbishment. Food and service needs improvement. Best area for service was the beach."…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

Faedra Beach Hotel
Tasmania Village
2.5 out of 5
Elounda, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
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3.3/5 (4 reviews)
Best possibilities could be available in the area

"Over rated over valued Worst service in Greece so far Better possibilities exist in the area The facility seems overrgulated overpriced as much of the eluda area"…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2016

Tasmania Village
The Traditional Villas of Crete
3 out of 5
Vrouhas, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Island
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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Agios Nikolaos

Traveling can be more than just putting a pin in a spot on the map, it can also be about experiencing the culture and history of an area. One of the best ways to get an idea of the culture of a new place is to learn about its past. Visiting landmarks or museums is a great beginning, but a stay in a Agios Nikolaos historic hotel can take you back to another era. Get ready to pack your duffel (and no need for the time machine) as your Agios Nikolaos famous hotel awaits.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

When you pass through the doors of your Agios Nikolaos hotel, you'll be transported to a previous era. With their old-world charm and fascinating stories, you'll love the look and feel of your one-of-a kind accommodation. Although these lodgings are older, they have many of the modern comforts that help you take it easy on your vacation. You'll notice your room outfitted with a comfortable bed, and about everything you'll want for a wonderful getaway.

After you've checked-in and had time to look around the hotel's grounds, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by visiting the well-known landmarks and museums. Of course, all this time traveling can work up an appetite. Feel free to go through our guest reviews for tips from fellow travelers to help make your Agios Nikolaos visit that much better. You can also ask your hotels' front desk to show you where a few of their favorite places to enjoy a cocktail or dinner in Agios Nikolaos are.

Reserve a Agios Nikolaos Historic Hotel!

Agios Nikolaos has 665 vintage hotels that maintain the feel and look of another era. Some of these famous hotels are where distinguished politicians may have stayed. You are certain to find an accommodation that has all the in-room amenities and the price you want. Take advantage of the great Agios Nikolaos deals here at Expedia, and make your visit one to remember with a stay in a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Agios Nikolaos?
You’re likely already making plans to see the historical sites while you’re staying in Agios Nikolaos. While you’re visiting, you may want to admire the popular beaches.
What's the best accommodation in Agios Nikolaos to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Domes of Elounda, Autograph Collection is a top 5-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Elounda Windmills is a short 10-minute drive away. A couple of other options close to historic sites include Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete and Grecotel Meli Palace - All Inclusive.
How many historical hotels are located in Agios Nikolaos?
In Agios Nikolaos, you’ll find 653 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 98 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in Agios Nikolaos?
Agios Nikolaos is notable for landmarks like Ancient City of Lato, Spinalonga Castle, and Alykes of Elounda. The natural setting is picturesque, namely the stunning beaches, and these places to see: Lake Voulismeni, Voulisma Beach, and Istro Beach. In the area, you’ll also find Star Beach Water Park and Stalis Beach.
What is a historic hotel like in Agios Nikolaos?
When you choose a historic hotel, you’ll spend a night or two in a building that has an officially recognized national historic designation. A castle, a palace or even a pub or an old police station can be turned into a historic hotel provided that it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically found within the guestrooms or public spaces of such hotels in Agios Nikolaos, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is more common in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The physical building and architecture of a historic hotel tends to be the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, it’s often the cultural value along with how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Agios Nikolaos have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you expect to find, while every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities, and the normal amenities found at a contemporary hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Agios Nikolaos, you won’t find yourself staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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