El Greco Hotel

City of Heraklion , , 4, 1821 Street (Show on Map)
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Info El Greco Hotel, located in the heart of the city, is the perfect option for your stay in Heraklion.
Summary of reviewsEl Greco Hotel is a budget-friendly option located in the heart of Heraklion, making it perfect for those who want to be in the middle of the action. The hotel's central location is praised by guests with everything from restaurants and shopping to museums and the bus station within walking distance. The staff is friendly and accommodating and the price is considered good value for money. The rooms are small but clean and well-maintained with air conditioning and a fridge. The bathrooms are modern but very small and some guests found the showers attached to the toilet to be inconvenient. However, the hotel's exceptional level of cleanliness is repeatedly complimented by guests. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful with many positive reviews praising their accommodating nature. While there were some issues with the wifi, guests can still expect to have a decent connection during their stay. The hotel does not have its own private parking, but there are two private parking options available within easy walking distance. The hotel is located in the heart of the city's bustling nightlife scene, but some outward-facing rooms may be affected by noise from nearby clubs and bars. Overall, El Greco Hotel is a great budget option for those looking to immerse themselves in the city's vibrant nightlife.
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Room Types
Standard Single Room Featuring a balcony with city views, this air-conditioned room includes a TV, a mini fridge and a safety box. Free WiFi is available.

Standard Twin Room Featuring a balcony with city views, this air-conditioned room includes a TV, a mini fridge and a safety box. Free WiFi is available.

Standard Triple Room Featuring a balcony with city views, this air-conditioned room includes a TV, a mini fridge and a safety box. Free WiFi is available.

Basic Single Room Facing the atrium of the building, this air-conditioned room has a TV, a mini fridge and a private bathroom with shower. Free WiFi is available. Please note that this room type does not have a balcony.

Basic Double Room Facing the atrium of the building, this air-conditioned room has a TV, a mini fridge and a private bathroom with shower. Free WiFi is available. Please note that this room type does not have a balcony.

Guest Reviews
7.8
Good
Location
The location of El Greco Hotel in the heart of Heraklion is perfect for those who love to be in the middle of the action. Guests rave about the central location with everything from restaurants and shopping to museums and the bus station within walking distance. The hotel's proximity to top sights such as the Venetian Fortress and the Saint Titus Church is a big plus. Despite being right in the center, the rooms are calm and comfortable. Additionally, the staff is friendly and the price is considered good value for money according to various reviews. Overall, the hotel's location and convenience are praised by many guests.

Breakfast
Guests at El Greco Hotel had varied experiences with regards to the breakfast. Some found it to be good or great with a many-sided buffet that was satisfying and excellent value for the price. Others, however, described it as poor, scant or nothing fancy with a need for more variety, fruits and veggies. Despite this, guests uniformly praised the friendly and polite staff, as well as the hotel's central location. For travelers looking for a basic and affordable breakfast, El Greco may be worth consideration.

Rooms
El Greco Hotel is a basic hotel in a central location that is perfect for travelers on a budget. The rooms are small, but they are clean and well-maintained with air conditioning and a fridge. The bathrooms are modern but very small and the showers are attached to the toilet, which some may find inconvenient. While some guests complained about the size of the beds or the hardness of the mattresses, others found the rooms to be spacious and comfortable with cozy furnishings. The staff is friendly and accommodating and many guests appreciated the cleanliness of the hotel. Some rooms offer a breathtaking view of the ocean from the balcony, while others overlook a busy street. Although noise can be an issue, it is clear that the hotel has undergone numerous renovations recently, resulting in modern, functional rooms and bathrooms. Overall, while the rooms at El Greco Hotel may be small, they are clean, cozy and excellent value for money.

Beds
Travellers who are looking for a hotel with comfortable beds will appreciate the El Greco Hotel. Multiple reviews mentioned the enjoyable sleeping experience they had with their soft, comfortable mattresses and pillows. Even though some reviews mentioned hard or springy beds, guests were still able to sleep soundly. The hotel also provides an affordable parking option despite an initial misunderstanding with some guests about the availability of parking spots. While the rooms might be on the smaller side, they are still very much viable. Although some guests found the bathrooms to be too tiny, overall the beds were the highlight of their stay. The only downside might be the lack of sound-proofing on the walls, as some guests reported hearing noises from nearby rooms.

Cleanliness
El Greco Hotel boasts an exceptional level of cleanliness with guests repeatedly complimenting the spotless and well-maintained rooms and facilities. Even bathrooms have been renovated to a high standard, ensuring guests are comfortable and content throughout their stay. Customer service is also a highlight with visitors encouraged to recommend the centrally located hotel to others. While a small minority of reviewers noted minor issues with odor or humidity, these are outweighed by the many positive comments on the hotel's cleanliness. Overall, El Greco Hotel is a clean, efficient and central option for travellers to enjoy.

Staff
El Greco Hotel boasts an extremely friendly and helpful staff with many positive reviews praising their accommodating nature. The hotel's 24-hour reception is staffed by welcoming and smiling individuals who go above and beyond to help guests. While some reviewers noted one or two unkind receptionists, the majority were very impressed with the kindness and helpfulness of the staff. In addition to their excellent customer service, the hotel's location in the center of the city was also praised, making it a great deal for those looking for a good price. Overall, the staff at El Greco Hotel was a highlight of many guests' stays with some even returning for a second visit due to the positive experience with the hotel's personnel.

Wi-Fi
While there were some issues with the wifi at El Greco Hotel, there were also positive reviews. Some guests reported good wifi, while others mentioned that it was strong and powerful. One guest noted that they had a room on the third floor where the wifi hardly worked at all, but others reported that the connection was stable and any issues were quickly resolved. Overall, the hotel's wifi seems to have some room for improvement, but guests can still expect to have a decent connection during their stay.

Parking
The El Greco Hotel is located in the heart of the city, near many public parking areas and the Lions Square. Although the hotel does not have its own private parking, there are two private parking options available within easy walking distance. While some guests had difficulty finding parking, others noted that the hotel had mentioned the availability of nearby parking on their website. Prices for parking varied with some paying as little as 7€ per night and others paying up to 12€ for 24 hours. While some reviews mentioned that the hotel falsely advertised private parking, others did not seem to take issue with the nearby public parking options. Overall, guests seemed to appreciate the convenience of the hotel's location in relation to parking options.

Nightlife
El Greco Hotel is located in the heart of the city's bustling nightlife scene with plenty of options for dining, drinking and entertainment nearby. However, guests should be aware that some of the outward-facing rooms may be affected by noise from nearby clubs and bars, particularly late at night. Despite this, the hotel's central location makes it convenient for exploring the city. While there are no on-site bar or café facilities in the evenings, there are plenty of options just steps away. Overall, El Greco Hotel is a great budget option for those looking to immerse themselves in the city's vibrant nightlife.


No, El Greco Hotel doesn't have any pool.

No, a spa isn't available at El Greco Hotel.

No, El Greco Hotel doesn't allow dogs.

Yes, parking facilities are available at El Greco Hotel.

No, El Greco Hotel doesn't have a gym.

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