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127 rooms from $90 per night

“Great value and fabulously friendly, this recently refurbished hotel in an upmarket part of town has a huge freshwater pool and smooth-as-silk service.”

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“Great value and fabulously friendly, this recently refurbished hotel in an upmarket part of town has a huge freshwater pool and smooth-as-silk service.”

Hotel Overview

“Entered from a busy main street, The Galaxy’s calm comfort is instantly palpable: porters rush to help with the luggage; sweets and a welcome drink are offered; the air conditioning works its instant magic. Neutral tones, combined with lounge seating and tables scattered with designer tomes, characterise the dim-lit lobby. In contrast, the vast, glassed Vetri restaurant’s four-storey-tall windows next door look out onto a bright-and-airy inner courtyard surrounding a huge freshwater pool (the islands’ largest, apparently). There are 127 rooms with sea or city view balconies, equipped with cosy sofas and low tables for lounging, or desk space and high-speed internet for workaholics. These include several Pure Allergy rooms (quite a groundbreaking innovation for Greece) featuring hypoallergenic bedding and a dedicated air purification system. A healthy breakfast buffet is served in the Vetri restaurant, or out on the pool terrace. Dinner, served either in the glass-surrounded Vetri, or cosier Per Se restaurant, is Greek fusion (think Cretan mithizra cheese soufflés, Greek salad with feta cheese mousse), prepared from organic ingredients and locally produced extra virgin olive oil. Close to the city’s main sights (and within easy reach of an 18 hole golf course, famous archaeological sites and a string of unspoilt beaches), The Galaxy’s good-value combination of modern creature comforts and olde worlde attentive service makes this a real find.”

Recommended for
  • Sights nearby
  • The ancient city centre is a short walk away
  • Architectural
  • Avant garde architecture contrasting with ancient Heraklion
  • Beach Life
 

Written by Heidi Fuller-Love

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Parking
  • Free parking on site
  • Family Suites
  • Interconnecting rooms for families
  • Bar
  • Per Se bar features DJs and live music
  • Rooms with balcony/terrace
  • All rooms have balconies with either sea or city views
  • In room DVD
  • In executive rooms and suites
  • Walking distance restaurants
  • Outdoor dining
  • Sauna/Steam
  • Meeting Room
  • Massage
  • Sit-out Terrace
  • Business Centre
  • With free use of two PCs
  • Free wifi
  • Throughout the property
  • Wifi
  • Restaurant
  • Choose from either Per Se or the Vetri Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Huge freshwater swimming pool - the largest in Heraklion
  • Garden
  • Inner courtyard
  • Gym
  • Child friendly
  • Up to aged 5 children stay completely free
  • Satellite / Cable TV

Activities

  • Sights nearby
  • The ancient city centre is a short walk away
  • Local markets
  • Golf
  • Reduced green fees and priority tee times at the 18 hole PGA Crete Golf Club in Heronissos
  • Close to nightlife

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127 rooms from $90 per night

Hotel Overview

Recommended for
  • Sights nearby
  • The ancient city centre is a short walk away
  • Architectural
  • Avant garde architecture contrasting with ancient Heraklion
  • Beach Life
Activities
  • Local markets
  • Golf
  • Reduced green fees and priority tee times at the 18 hole PGA Crete Golf Club in Heronissos
  • Close to nightlife
Other highlights
  • Family Suites
  • Interconnecting rooms for families
  • Rooms with balcony/terrace
  • All rooms have balconies with either sea or city views
  • Sit-out Terrace
  • Free wifi
  • Throughout the property
  • Restaurant
  • Choose from either Per Se or the Vetri Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Child friendly
  • Up to aged 5 children stay completely free
  • Beach nearby
  • On an island
  • Contemporary

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