Galaxy

 5 stars
75 Dimokratias Avenue (Ex. Galaxy Bw), Heraklion (Crete), Greece, 71306  show mapSave
From  US$ 193
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  • Location
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  • Facilities

Overview

If you visit Heraklion on business and pleasure, Galaxy Iraklio Hotel will perfectly suit for both purposes alike, having in store a whole set of leisure services and business facilities. After a total renovation in 2008, this five-star accommodation became synonymous with refined design and classic style.

Its well-appointed rooms come with air conditioning and TVs along with internet access and private bathrooms, which come with marble and other refined materials. Even the highest culinary preferences are sure to be satisfied with two chic restaurants, where a diversity of dishes is kindly served for breakfast, dinner and lunch.

Due to its exceptional quality of services, prime ministers and presidents from Greece and other countries, members of royalty and others are among the hotels honorable guests.

Since 1978, when the hotel was built, Galaxy Iraklio Hotel not only accommodates celebrities, heads of state and other influential personalities, but also offers a posh retreat for everyone who wants to find himself in a wonderful place with unique ambience inside.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   127.

hotel Galaxy Heraklion  location

Distance to:

  • City Center - 100 m
  • Airport Nikos Kazantzakis Airport - 3.9km

Rooms

Choose among standard room and suites according to your needs. The Galaxy Hotel comprises a total of 127 guest rooms, where it is hard to find what is not taken into account, starting from luxurious fabrics and materials and up to modern furniture and contemporary technologies, all tailored to provide an ideal retreat without any concerns.

Dining options

Welcome to two onsite restaurants, where you don’t have to worry about catering if you stay in this hotel. The Vetri Restaurant and Per Se Lounge are happy to treat you to the diversity of regional specialties and international delicacies.A wide wine list, featuring Greek and international premium sort, is also offered there.

At the hotel Galaxy guests are invited to a buffet breakfast served for free. 

Work

Business centre, including nine separate conference rooms, has everything you need to conduct your business abroad.

Leisure

Make sure to experience the range of leisure services, offered in the hotel, comprising a well-maintained fitness center, a Hammam and a large swimming pool.

Facilities

General
  • Free parking
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Concierge desk
  • Bus parking
  • Tour desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Hotel modem internet access is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible on site.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Massage services
  • Butler service
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Internet Access
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Jacuzzi
  • Exercise gym
  • Golf
  • Fitness center
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Terrace
  • Mini bar
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer

Policies

Check-In

from 13:00-14:00 hours

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Pets

Pets are not allowed

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of 50 % of the room stay per night/person for extra beds. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of 70 % of the room stay per night/person for extra beds. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Rooms and availability

Choose among standard room and suites according to your needs. The Galaxy Hotel comprises a total of 127 guest rooms, where it is hard to find what is not taken into account, starting from luxurious fabrics and materials and up to modern furniture and contemporary technologies, all tailored to provide an ideal retreat without any concerns.

Guest Room

Three Single Beds

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Leisure Double Room

Double Bed

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Executive Quadruple Room

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Executive Single Room

One Single Bed

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      Executive Suite

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      Superior Double Room

      City view

      Double Bed or King Size Bed or Triple

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        Superior Triple Room

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          Double Room

          Double Bed

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            Single Room

            One Single Bed

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              Superior Quadruple Room

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              Twin Room

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                Superior Room

                City view

                Double Or Twin Beds or Double Bed or Two Single Beds - 20m2

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                  Executive Room

                  Double Or Twin Beds or Two Single Beds or One Single Bed

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                    Superior Twin Room

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                      Triple Room

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                        Superior Single Room

                        One Single Bed or Triple

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                          Junior Suite

                          Double Bed or One Single Bed

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                          Executive Double Room

                          Double Bed or King Size Bed

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                            Galaxy LocationWhat's nearby

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                            What's nearby

                            What's nearby.

                            Situated on Dimokratias Avenue, the historic centre is situated on the hotel’s doorstep. The Palace of Knossos and the Archaeological Museum are located within a short walk, while numerous businesses, banks and shops are nearby.

                            Attractions for Tourists
                            • Knossos
                              3.9km
                            Popular areas
                            • City Center
                              100 m
                            • Heraklio Port
                              1.1km
                            Monuments and Landmarks
                            • Venetian Walls
                              500 m
                            • Koules
                              1.5km
                            • The Minoan Palace of Knossos
                              3.9km
                            Stadiums
                            • Stadium Theodoros Vardinogiannis
                              1.3km
                            • Pankritio Stadium
                              3.0km
                            Museums
                            • Battle of Crete Museum
                              100 m
                            • Historical museum of Crete
                              700 m
                            • Archäologisches Museum
                              900 m
                            • Heraklion Archaeological Museum
                              900 m
                            • Natural History Museum of Crete
                              3.4km
                            Gallery
                            • Municipal Art Galery
                              1.0km

                            Local Attractions

                            • The Natural History Museum of Crete
                              1.6km
                              Sofokli Venizelou Ave., Heraklion
                            • Loggia
                              2.7km
                            • Church of St. Mark
                              3.0km
                              Lion Square, Heraklion
                            • Knossos Archaeological Site
                              4.0km
                              KNOSOS, Heraklion
                            • The Palace of Knossos
                              4.2km
                              Knossos, Heraklion

                            Near the hotel

                            • Ammoudara Beach
                              600 m
                            • Iraklion Archaeological Museum
                              970 m
                              Xanthoudidou St, Heraklion
                            • Museum for the Battle of Crete and National Resistance
                              1.0km
                              Doukos Beaufort & Merambelou Sts, Heraklion
                            • Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain)
                              1.1km
                            • Cathedral of St. Minas
                              1.1km
                            • Castello del Molo (Koules)
                              1.1km
                            • Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis
                              1.1km

                            Restaurants Nearby

                            • Kiriakos

                              80% likes this, based on 60 reviews
                              Food: Greek

                              270 m
                              Leoforos Dimokratias 53
                            • Merastri

                              83% likes this, based on 34 reviews
                              Food: Greek

                              330 m
                              Chrysostomou 17

                              Phone: 302810221910

                            • Kipos ton Gefseon

                              73% likes this, based on 102 reviews
                              Food: Greek
                              Price Range: USD 14 - USD 30

                              370 m
                              8 Chrisostomou Av

                              Phone: +30 2810300358

                            • Erganos

                              74% likes this, based on 43 reviews
                              Food: Greek

                              370 m
                              Georgiadi 5 Oasi

                              Phone: 302810 285629

                            • Paximadi

                              80% likes this, based on 38 reviews
                              Food: Greek

                              580 m
                              Beach
                            Getting there.

                            The nearest Heraklion-Nikos Kazantakis Airport is just 5km away. You can use public transport to reach the hotel or take a taxi and get to the hotel within a few minutes.

                            Getting around.

                            The nearest bus stop is located within one minutes walk, connecting you to the different parts of the city.

                            Galaxy Reviews

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

                            Average guest rating

                            4.2
                            out of 5
                            Exceptional
                            Based on 180 reviews

                            Rating by category:

                            Service
                            4.2
                            Value
                            4.2
                            Location
                            4.0
                            Dining
                            4.5
                            Rooms
                            4.2

                            Individual guest reviews

                            • Good location and most helpful stuff. Great service from mr and clean rooms. Galaxy serves excellent breakfast, big pool.

                              Poor directions to the hotel in the hotel'.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.7
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                4
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                5
                              • Dining
                                5
                            • Great location to get to resturants and the hotel is fairly central 10 mins into town straight down the road. The service is perfect and rooms are clean. Breakfast is excellent and the pool is excellent.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.5
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                3
                              • Dining
                                5
                            • Excellent location, comfortable hotel and reasonable prices. Very clean lovely staff and a nice bathroom. An excellent, expansive buffet breakfast and a good selection of wines was also available. The pool was luxurious.

                              The room was small.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.5
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                3
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                5
                              • Dining
                                5
                            • Good location and a perfect gem on a beautiful island. The whole stay was superb and service was great. The room was quite comfortable and breakfast was excellent.

                              A very mediocre hotel, finally, the food in the restaurant was not up to much notably our eggs in the morning were cold.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.1
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                4
                              • Service
                                4
                              • Value
                                4
                              • Dining
                                3
                            • In great location, the best in town and a high standard hotel in the centre of Heraklion. The prices were quite reasonable, service here was superb and staff were attentive friendly and informative, the room was spacious and well laid out and the bathroom was very well equipped. The breakfast was very good, the dinner was particularly creative and delicious, very nice pool and the facilities were very nice.

                              Day to day variety of food again not up to 5* standard.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.5
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                4
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                5
                              • Dining
                                4
                            • Location is a quiet suburb of Heraklion, the hotel is brand new, nice and clean, service is fantastic, professional friendly. Suites invite you to feel well and restaurant served first class food at reasonable rates.

                              Staff should learn to smile more and show more warmth.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.4
                              • Location
                                3
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                5
                              • Dining
                                5
                            • Convenient location for getting out of town to the airport, the absolutely best thing about the hotel is the human element and the staff is very helpful, professional and quick. Free internet is always nice and restaurant open for long hours. The swimming pool has a very good size.

                              Little place between bed, small rooms and the cocktails in the bar was also not as we expected for the price.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.9
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                5
                              • Dining
                                5
                            • The pool area is spectacular, the hotel is ideally located just 5mins from the port and the staff are very polite, professional, friendly and helpful. Rooms are modern and spotless, breakfast is great, facilities are excellent.

                              A little far from the city centre, the flashing light above the bed and the prices for drinks in the from the mini bar and the restaurant are unbelievable expensive.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.7
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                5
                            • Nice pool deck area, perfect for touring Heraklion as is walking distance from the port and street signs are small and long. This hotel is fantastic and and finally, the prices are quite reasonable. Staff friendliness are exceptionally good, rooms are excellent and the breakfast had a very big selection to choose from.

                              Situation not that central, not near the old town and quality of food couldd not be better.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.8
                              • Location
                                4
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                5
                              • Dining
                                5
                            • Better that the best rated restaurant in the town centre and reasonable, good value. The staff absolutely fantastic and really comfortable beds. Breakfasts and bar menu excellent, cool swimming pool.

                              Only a small parking on the backside of the hotel.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.8
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                5
                              • Dining
                                5
                            • The outdoor pool area is lovely and relatively stiff price balanced off by top quality welcome and room. The service is great and the beds are large and comfortable.

                              Breakfast very disappointing for a 5* hotel.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.6
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                4
                            • Our room had great views from the balcony of the city and the hotel was good overall including the pool. All staff were friendly and we staid in the Suite Executive, was very nice and comfortable. The food was excellent, facilities were fantastic.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.6
                              • Location
                                4
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                4
                              • Dining
                                5
                            • Staff were extremely helpful and friendly beautiful pool area and rooms were comfortable, the hotel itself was quite nice. The services were excellent and bed was great. The breakfast buffet was amazing, gym were perfect.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.7
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                4
                              • Dining
                                5
                            • Location is great and the overall impression of the hotel is good. Staff is extremely helpful, wonderful amenities, rooms are large and well appointed, the breakfast buffet is excellent and varied. The pool is very nice and clean.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.5
                              • Location
                                4
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                3
                              • Dining
                                5
                            • Good value for money and friendly staff. An efficiently designed room and nice breakfast buffet. Excellent chef, great pool.

                              The hotel has a tiny parking lot.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.8
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                5
                              • Dining
                                5
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