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Popular hotels in Crete

Discover well-known properties in Crete that are favored by visitors more than others. There are 24,811 hotels in Crete and price data was last updated on April 24, 2024. The average price for a hotel in Crete is $204/night.
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Hersonissos, 700 14 Crete, Greece, Hersonissos, Greece
Featuring outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor pool and a Jacuzzi, Creta Maris Beach Resort is situated in Hersonissos and provides stylish accommodation. Those staying at the property have access to a sauna, a private cinema and a sun deck.
Pool
9.1
Excellent
1724 reviews
Location
0.7 mi from city centre
11 Eleftherias Square, Heraklion, Greece
Located just a short stroll from the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, this trendy hotel features both a restaurant and a bar. It also features a rooftop pool and bicycle rental and impressive views of Heraklion.
Free Wi-Fi
7.9
Good
2093 reviews
Location
0.4 mi from city centre
Analipsi, Hersonissos, Greece
Stella Palace Resort & Spa offers a private beach and an outdoor pool, in addition to outdoor tennis courts. This relaxed 5-star resort is just a 10-minute drive from Gouves.
Pool
8.8
Excellent
932 reviews
Location
3.2 mi from city centre
700 14 Anissaras, Hersonissos, Greece
Luxurious and stylish, Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa is situated in Anissaras and features an outdoor pool and a private beach. In addition to free private parking on site, the resort provides comfortable 5-star rooms and a lounge bar.
9.0
Excellent
881 reviews
Location
1.8 mi from city centre
15 Epimenidou Street, Heraklion, Greece
Featuring a popular location, Lato Boutique Hotel provides views of Heraklion, and is a 10-minute walk from from the Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Offering complimentary Wi-Fi, a restaurant and a swimming pool, the hotel is within a 10-minute walk of the Historical Museum of Crete and Koules Fortress.
Free Wi-Fi
8.0
Excellent
2583 reviews
Location
0.5 mi from city centre
26 Koroneou Street And Agiou Titou, Heraklion, Greece
Ibis Styles Heraklion Central is a comfortable base while in Heraklion and is close to everything the area has to offer. In addition to free private parking on site, the hotel features modern 4-star rooms and a bar.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
9.0
Excellent
2690 reviews
Location
0.5 mi from city centre
Gianni Paizi 36, Chania, Greece
Situated in Chania, the hotel is within a 20-minute drive of Chania International Airport and offers an outdoor pool. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and a free shuttle service.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
9.0
Excellent
2238 reviews
Location
2.0 mi from city centre
75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion, Greece
Boasting free wireless internet access in all areas, Galaxy Iraklio Hotel is located in Heraklion and offers modern accommodation. It provides 5-star accommodation and views of the city.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
9.0
Excellent
2269 reviews
Location
0.7 mi from city centre
Themistokleous 5, Hersonissos, Greece
Providing a private beach, a rooftop terrace and a swimming pool, Star Beach Hotel Village is a deluxe base in Hersonissos. It boasts an outdoor pool with water slides, a sauna and a Jacuzzi.
Free Wi-Fi
8.2
Excellent
1224 reviews
Location
1.1 mi from city centre
Analipsi, Analipsi, Hersonissos, Greece
Featuring an outdoor pool, a private beach and a Jacuzzi, Stella Island Luxury Resort & Spa Adults Only is located in Analipsi and provides luxury accommodation. It has a spa and wellness centre, as well as a sauna, free Wi-Fi and massage services.
Pool
9.4
Excellent
828 reviews
Location
3.0 mi from city centre

Tips for your Stay in Crete

  • If you are visiting Crete for a relaxing holiday then you should Heraklion neighborhood. This area has tourist attractions such as Morosini Fountain and Heraklion Archaeological Museum where guests can have some relaxing sight viewing. Guests visiting this area can stay at Galaxy Iraklio Hotel or at Megaron Hotel.
  • If you are visiting Crete and you are looking to stay fit then you should visit Bali. This area has some fantastic hiking trails such as Trails in West Bali National Park and Trails in Kintamani. Guests can enjoy these hiking trails so as to stay fit. Guests visiting this area can stay at Bali Paradise Hotel or at Bali Star Hotel.
  • Business travelers visiting Greece should consider staying in Agia Marina town. The town has business-friendly hotels such as Osca Suites and Village. This hotel is situated in the city center hence it is ideal for business adventures. The hotel has a business center with conference rooms and fax or photocopying machines.

Tips for booking hotels in Crete

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Crete. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on April 24, 2024.
Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:November
Average price in Crete:$204/night
Cheapest price found:$10/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Monday
$95 - $427
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$205 - $256
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Crete hotels

Browse through properties in Crete that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 24,811 properties in Crete and data was last updated on April 24, 2024.
Our users rated these hotels as some of the best places to stay in Crete. Take a look at user reviews to learn why these properties were rated the best.
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9 Chronaki Street, Heraklion, Greece
0.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$76
Avg. per night
10, Lachana Street, Heraklion, Greece
0.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$50
Avg. per night
Meramvellou & Idomeneos 22, Heraklion, Greece
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$105
Avg. per night
Platanias, Platanias, Greece
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$114
Avg. per night
Anissaras, Hersonissos, Greece
2.5 mi from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
$209
Avg. per night
Lofos Psathi 1 Kato Stalos, Chania, Greece
3.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$63
Avg. per night
Elounda, Elounda, Greece
1.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$154
Avg. per night

Cheapest hotels in Crete, Greece

Discover affordable stays in Crete that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Crete can be found for as low as $46 per night. There is currently one property in Crete that can be booked for this price. Kitro Beach Hotel - Adults Only is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Crete. Price data was last updated on April 24, 2024
Currently, these are the lowest-priced hotels in Crete we've come across for the dates selected. As prices can vary by date, change the dates if you're flexible to compare rates.
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Nikolaou Pagalou 3, Agios Nikolaos, Greece
0.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$46
Avg. per night
34 Poseidonos Str. & 1 Naxou Str., Heraklion, Greece
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$47
Avg. per night
Moni Gonias Street, Chania, Greece
0.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$50
Avg. per night
Drapano, Hersonissos, Greece
1.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$51
Avg. per night
Kalokairinou 128, Heraklion, Greece
0.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$53
Avg. per night
Kathiana, Akrotiri, Chania, Greece
5.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$53
Avg. per night
4, Street 1821, Heraklion, Greece
0.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$55
Avg. per night
Theotokopoulou 22, Heraklion, Greece
0.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$65
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Crete

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Crete to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Crete at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on April 24, 2024.
Some of the best options for booking a hotel in Crete categorized by hotel class. For added insight, we've also noted the most popular and best value hotels within each hotel class.
2 stars
2 stars and under
4, Street 1821, Heraklion, Greece
Moni Gonias Street, Chania, Greece
3 stars
3 stars
Gianni Paizi 36, Chania, Greece
9 Chronaki Street, Heraklion, Greece
4 stars
4 stars +
Hersonissos, 700 14 Crete, Greece, Hersonissos, Greece

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Other accommodations in Crete

Find the perfect hostel, theme hotel, or vacation rental for your stay in Crete. There are 24,811 hotels in Crete and price data was last updated on April 24, 2024. The average price for a stay in Crete is $204/night.
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Ir. Politechniou 37, Chania, Greece
0.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$18
Avg. per night
30 Monis Kardiotissis, Heraklion, Greece
0.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$29
Avg. per night
Kydonias 145, Chania, Greece
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$21
Avg. per night
Haou Samuel & Kokinou, Chania, Greece
0.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$45
Avg. per night
Chania, Greece
1.8 mi from city centre
Air Conditioning
$58
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Crete

Explore different neighborhoods and areas within Crete to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on April 24, 2024.
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About Crete

The largest of the Greek islands, Crete is world-famous for its alluring white-sand beaches, charming seaside villages, centuries-old historical sites and gourmet foodie trails. Within the rugged mountain ranges and lush forested valleys, you’ll discover a soulful culture of live music, folk storytelling, snorkelling and archaeology.

Things to do in Crete

Considered one of Europe’s oldest settlements, Crete is blessed with fascinating history, especially within the Bronze Age archaeological site called Knossos. Settled as early as the Neolithic period, Knossos presents palace ruins, ancient pottery and other priceless archaeological discoveries. Discover more about the local history at the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, which houses tombs, decorative figurines and Minoan art.

Embrace Crete’s beach lifestyle with windsurfing and swimming around the nearby island of Elafonisi, which has calm, crystal-clear water. One of Crete’s most popular beaches, Vai is known for its palm forest, rocky coastline and alluring water. If you prefer to go sailing or want to play a round of golf by the ocean, head to Mirabello Bay.

Are you visiting with your children? Take them to see over 200 species of marine animals at the Cretaquarium, including sand tiger sharks, red scorpionfish, clownfish and rainbow wrasse. You can also enjoy hours of water-based fun at Watercity, which has over 30 water games and slides, including tube slides, a lazy river, kids’ playground and wave pool.

Food and wine lovers will find their own hidden paradise in Chania, a region known for its Cretan delicacies and wine. If you love dining by the water, head to the Venetian Harbour, which features fine-dining restaurants, seafood tavernas and cafes with views of the local fishing boats.

Getting around Crete

Crete has multiple ferry connections from the mainland and airports in Heraklion, Chania and Sitia. The best way to get around is by hiring a vehicle or catching buses between the major towns. You can also hail taxis or ride bicycles to cover shorter distances.

Facts about staying in Crete

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Crete to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on April 24, 2024.
  • Which area in Crete is suitable for a family vacation?

    Families planning a family vacation in Crete should consider staying in the Hersonissos neighborhood. This area has several attraction sites where families can enjoy family fun days. The attraction sites in this neighborhood are such as Aquaworld Aquarium and Reptile Rescue Center, Aqua Plus, Star Beach and Water Park and Watercity Waterpark Crete. Families touring this area will therefore have a memorable holiday. There are plenty of family-friendly hotels in this area, such as I Resort Beach Hotel and Spa. This hotel offers family-friendly accommodations with a child pool and outdoor pool. A kid-friendly buffet is available. There is an onsite restaurant and a bar or lounge. There are also babysitting services. The hotel offers guests sporting activities such as horse riding, cycling, windsurfing, table tennis and outdoor tennis. There are also water sports onsite where families can enjoy activities such as canoeing and scuba diving. Families touring this neighborhood can also stay at Creta Maris Beach Resort or at Palmera Beach Hotel and Spa. These hotels also offer beach access where families can enjoy water sports such as snorkeling and scuba diving.

  • Which area in Crete is ideal for a couple’s romantic getaway?

    Couples looking for a suitable neighborhood in Crete for a romantic holiday should consider visiting Agios Nikolaos town. This town has some top sights of attraction that ensure that couples enjoy their romantic getaway. The available top sights are such as Lake Voulismeni, Pelagos Dive Centre, Paralia Kitroplatia and Beach Almyros. Couples can get to enjoy water sports such as scuba diving in some of these sights. There are many hotels in this town that are suitable for couples’ vacations. One of these hotels is Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay. This hotel offers guests a garden view and an inner courtyard view. This hotel offers couples sporting activities such as horse riding, hiking, darts, cycling, table tennis and pool table games. The establishment offers beach access where couples can enjoy beach sporting activities such as scuba diving, canoeing, fishing and snorkeling. The hotel offers couples’ spa services such as massages, spa baths, sauna, jacuzzi and facials. Couples visiting this town can also stay at Minos Palace or at Casa Porto Boutique Hotel.

  • Are hotels in Crete have accessible features?

    There are many hotels in Crete with accessible facilities which are ideal for guests with limited mobility aids. Malia neighborhood in Crete has a good number of accessible hotels, such as Alexander Beach Hotel and Village Resort. The establishment has rooms with adapted features such as bathrooms and toilet grab rails. Accessible ramps are available at the main doors. There are kitchenette facilities with low sinks and chairs. There are audible alarms fitted in rooms and lifts to ensure the needs of visually impaired guests are met. There are friendly staff to ensure proper guidance of the guests at the hotel. There are accessible elevators to access upper levels. Accessible parking is available for the guests. Guests who need accessible facilities in this neighborhood can also stay at Hotel Dessole Malia Beach or at Sirens Hotels Beach and Village.

  • Where is the best place to stay in Crete?

    Chania, Heraklion, and Hersonissos are the most popular places on HotelsCombined for stays in Crete.

  • What are the best hotels in Crete?

    Abaton Island Resort & Spa (9.0/10 from 1,047 reviews), Atlantica Kalliston Resort - Adults Only (8.6/10 from 300 reviews), and Stella Island Luxury Resort & Spa - Adults Only (9.4/10 from 828 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Crete.

  • What is a good hotel near Heraklion Port?

    Gdm Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel is a popular hotel near Heraklion Port that is highly recommended, with a score of 9.4 across 3,079 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in Crete near Nea Chora Beach?

    Casa Delfino Hotel & Spa is the most recommended hotel near Nea Chora Beach on HotelsCombined (scoring 9.3 over 467 reviews).

  • Is there a good hotel near Venetian Port?

    If you’re planning to stay near Venetian Port, you should consider Casa Delfino Hotel & Spa, which has a score of 9.3 from 467 reviews.

  • What is the cheapest city to visit in Crete?

    Kavousi and Ammoudara are the top two cheapest cities to stay in Crete. It costs $40 per night on average to stay in Kavousi, and around $74 per night in Ammoudara.

  • When is the best time to stay in Crete?

    The best time to stay in Crete is sometime during January when prices are at their lowest. On average, a place to stay in Crete during January will cost $10/night. Try to avoid booking a stay during November in Crete because prices will be at their highest, which is around $204/night.

  • What is the most popular city in Crete to stay in?

    If you want to stay in a popular city in Crete that guarantees a lot of fun things to do and sights to see, then we recommend visiting either Chania, Heraklion, or Hersonissos – all popular options according to our users.

  • What is the cheapest city to visit in Crete?

    For your stay in Crete, consider the top three most popular hotel chains: Mitsis Hotels, Grecotel, and Ibis Styles. Not all cities may have these exact options, but there will be comparable hotels available.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Crete?

    The top three landmarks in Crete are:-Heraklion Port, which you can visit while staying in Heraklion-Nea Chora Beach, which you can visit while staying in Chania-Venetian Port, which you can visit while staying in Chania

  • How much does a hotel cost in Crete?

    The average nightly cost of a hotel in Crete is $227. If you intend on staying in Crete for a week, you can expect to pay around $1,586 for accommodations.

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