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Get an overview of this hotel5-star family-friendly hotel near Heraklion Archaeological Museum


This family-friendly Heraklion hotel is located near the airport, within a 15-minute walk of Manos Hatzidakis Theatre and Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Natural History Museum of Crete is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) away.

Hotel Features

This hotel features 2 restaurants, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge.

Room Amenities

All 127 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and Select Comfort beds. LCD TVs with satellite channels and DVD players provide a bit of entertainment, and guests will also find comforts like Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, Galaxy Hotel Iraklio provides a spa tub, a steam room, and a 24-hour fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges, a poolside bar, and a bar/lounge. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 7535 square feet (700 square meters) include a conference center and conference space. This luxury hotel also offers spa services, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Onsite self parking and valet parking are complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in January 2015.

Galaxy Hotel Iraklio has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 7535 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 700 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Garden 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 127 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1979 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Soundproofed rooms  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Down comforter 
  • DVD player 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hydromassage showerhead 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Minibar 
  • Phone 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress 
  • Slippers 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Complimentary continental and hot/cold buffet breakfasts are available each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

Per Se Lounge - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Vetri Restaurant - This poolside restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Per Se Bar - Overlooking the pool and garden, this lobby lounge specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a steam room and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Rock climbing nearby 
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

  • Body treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 4 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.

No pets or service animals allowed

Hotel Registry Number - 1039K015A0002000

24-hour check-in

No rollaway/extra beds available


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 20 per vehicle (roundtrip)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 4 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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