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3.6 / 5Good
22 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Voulisma Beach
    8 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Gournia Archaeological Site
    6 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Istro Beach
    14 min drive
  • Airport
    Sitia (JSH)
    53 min drive

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Book online or call:

  • Standard Room, Sea View

    Room Amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds OR 1 Double Bed
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  • Superior Room, Sea View

    Room Amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Twin Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed OR 1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Bungalow, Sea View

    Room Amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Twin Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed OR 1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Sea View

    Room Amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Twin Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed OR 1 Double Bed and 2 Twin Beds
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  • Single Room, Sea View

    Room Amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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About this area

Agios Nikolaos

Located in Agios Nikolaos, Istron Bay Hotel is on a private beach. Gournia Archaeological Site and Panagia Kera Church are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Pachia Ammos Beach and Istro Beach.

Visit our Agios Nikolaos travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Voulisma Beach - 8 min walk
  • Gournia Archaeological Site - 6 min drive
  • Pachia Ammos Beach - 8 min drive
  • Folk Museum - 12 min drive
  • Istro Beach - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis) - 57 min drive


  • Meltemi – Beachfront restaurant offering Mediterranean cuisine. Serves dinner.
  • Belvedere – Serves breakfast and dinner.
  • Finikas – Poolside café. Serves brunch, lunch, and light fare.
  • Votsala – Beachfront restaurant. Serves lunch.

About this property

Istron Bay Hotel

Waterfront hotel with an outdoor pool
Spend the day playing on Istron Bay Hotel's private sand beach then return to dine at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. All 143 rooms offer balconies, minibars, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include room service, hair dryers, and phones.
Istron Bay Hotel offers 143 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and hair dryers. Rooms open to balconies. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.
An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a private beach and an outdoor tennis court.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

Free breakfast available daily
2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
1 poolside bar and 1 bar
Room service available
Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

Arcade/game room
Bicycle rentals
Children's pool
Concerts/live shows
Evening entertainment
Horse riding/rentals
Outdoor pool
Outdoor tennis court
Scooter/moped rentals
Spa services
Water skiing

Family friendly

Arcade/game room
Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Children's pool
Dry cleaning service
Free children's club
Free cribs/infant beds
Free supervised childcare/activities
Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool


Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Hair salon
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken


Business services

1 meeting room
Conference space


Beach loungers
Beach umbrellas
Pool sun loungers
Pool umbrellas
Private beachfront location


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Wheelchair-accessible parking


Beach towels

Room amenities


Air conditioning
Free cribs/infant beds


Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Shower/tub combination


Cable/satellite channels
Flat-screen TV

Food and drink


Outdoor space



Safe (surcharge)



Check-in available 24 hours


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

  • 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.
  • This property has a live entertainment venue onsite. Guests should expect a high level of noise until 2 AM.


  • No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Property payment types


Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.00 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 90 per vehicle (one way)
  • An in-room safe is available for an additional fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Property Registration Number 1040K015A0088700

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Property is also known as

  • Hotel Istron Bay
  • Istron Bay Hotel
  • Istron Bay Hotel Crete
  • Istron Bay Hotel Agios Nikolaos
  • Istron Bay Agios Nikolaos
  • Istron Bay
  • Istron Bay Hotel Hotel
  • Istron Bay Hotel Agios Nikolaos
  • Istron Bay Hotel Hotel Agios Nikolaos

Frequently asked questions

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Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
  • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

Go for the view and forgive the grande lady's age

All as other reviewers say: rooms are dated but clean, view is spectacular. Hotel grounds very pleasant, staff at check-in excellent, barman at beach bar not so good. Hotel is making an effort with decor in dining rooms to make up for aged condition of the property. I enjoyed my stay and would go again.

5/5 Excellent

Excellent location with its own beach

Beautiful stay excellent location, its own beach and view from are very pleasing. Staff are very helpful especially receptionist Bianca de Klien who even check in our return flight printing our boarding passes, Food needs improvement Breackfast is very basic, also needs some refurbershing. Over all very good stay. Surinder Shani

Pros: view from room

Cons: food

Location: lot of restaurants near by but very little night entertainment facilities


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Rooms in a bad shape. Elektrisity problems.

Very poor conditions. We complaind and switch rooms 3 times untill we find a clean one with no bad smell cacroches and a working ac. Payed half the price after complaing to the meneger.


  • Liked: Property conditions & facilities
  • Disliked: Room comfort

Good location

This hotel must have been very lovely in its prime. Unfortunately it is in dire need of updating. The beds and furniture are very dated. The location however is fantastic and they have a beautiful beach and swimming pool on the property. The breakfast included was really good with a big selection.

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