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Kastro Hotel, Crete Island

3-star3 stars
Theotokopoulou 22Crete IslandCrete Island71202GreeceGreat location! See map

3-star hotel with restaurant, near Natural History Museum of Crete
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
Awesome vibe
Great location
Tasty breakfast
Good internet service
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Kastro Hotel, Crete Island

from $47
  • Single Room
  • Standard Triple Room
  • Standard Double Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 39 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 1:30 PM-5:30 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in
A tourism tax ranging from EUR 0.25 to EUR 4 per accommodation per night will be applied on all stays starting on January 1, 2018 and is collected at the property. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • No parking

  • Self parking *

  • Discounted offsite parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Working away
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Library
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Soundproofed rooms
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Kastro Hotel, Crete Island’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Kastro
  • Kastro Heraklion
  • Kastro Hotel
  • Kastro Hotel Heraklion
  • Kastro Hotel Crete/Heraklion


Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

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.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Tourism fee: EUR 1.50 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

Self parking costs EUR 6 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Kastro Hotel, Crete Island


  • Natural History Museum of Crete - 8 min walk
  • Heraklion Archaeological Museum - 10 min walk
  • Monastery of St. Peter and St. Paul - 2 min walk
  • Heraklion Loggia - 3 min walk
  • Heraklion Town Hall - 3 min walk
  • 18 Anglon Square - 3 min walk
  • Lions Square - 4 min walk
  • Morosini Fountain - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis) - 12 min drive
  • Discounted offsite parking
  • Onsite parking not available

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 157 reviews

Kastro Hotel, Crete Island
Very Good8.0
Best breakfast!
The Kastro Hotel was welcoming, easy to check into, and had one of the best breakfasts I had while in Greece.
Josephine, us2 night trip
Kastro Hotel, Crete Island
Very Good8.0
2 night's stay in Heraklion
We had a good stay at the Kastro hotel recently on our first visit to Heraklion, Crete. We flew in quite late so the 24 hour front desk was helpful. Maria was the front desk person who checked us in, and she was very nice. Our room was clean and well appointed, bed was fresh and comfy, bathroom was clean and there was a safe in the closet (5 euros to use). Wi fi was consistent. Sound-proofing wasn't quite good as we could hear noise from the neighbors and in the halls. Breakfast had a variety of breads and cold cuts, eggs and sausages etc, that was pretty much the same daily but decent in flavor. Overall a good place for a short stay.
A Traveler, us3 night trip
Kastro Hotel, Crete Island
Very Good8.0
Good staff. Very helpful. Neighborhood just OK. Could walk to main street and bus.
A Traveler, us1 night trip
Kastro Hotel, Crete Island
Very Good8.0
Rethymno kriti hotel
Great location. Beach was right in front of the hotel and it was a really nice sandy beach. Hotel was clean but no air conditioning in the hallways but many hotels seem to be like that in Europe. Very sweet and accommodating staff.
Fran, us1 night family trip
Kastro Hotel, Crete Island
An unexpected gem!
This hotel was a true surprise to me. I booked based on the proximity to the airport since I had an early morning flight. I was very pleasantly surprised by the quality and value for the price. The location is perfect, less than a 2 minute walk from the hear of city and many major sights. The wifi in the room was fast and the bed was one of the most comfortable I've slept in (including my own at home) in a very long time.
A Traveler, us1 night trip

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