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Ibiscus Hotel Malia

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Seasonal outdoor pool, open 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, pool umbrellas
Seasonal outdoor pool, open 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, pool umbrellas
Seasonal outdoor pool, open 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, pool umbrellas
Seasonal outdoor pool, open 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, pool umbrellas
Apartment, 2 Bedrooms | Balcony

Overview of Ibiscus Hotel Malia

Ibiscus Hotel Malia

1.0 star property
Hersonissos hotel with restaurant and pool bar

8.6/10 Fabulous

28 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchenette
  • Air conditioning
El. Venizelou 53, Hersonissos, Crete Island, 70007
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Snack bar/deli
For families
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Kitchenette
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Stalis Beach - 3 min drive
  • Star Beach Water Park - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis) - 22 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Kaza Pub - 3 min walk
  • Pepper's - 4 min walk
  • AVLI in Malia - 4 min walk
  • Petrino Garden - 6 min walk
  • Elisabeth and Stablos - 6 min walk

About this property

Ibiscus Hotel Malia

Ibiscus Hotel Malia offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for EUR 45 per vehicle one-way. The coffee shop/cafe is the perfect spot for a bite to eat, and after having fun at the seasonal outdoor pool, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other highlights include a poolside bar, a snack bar/deli and a terrace. Fellow travellers like the comfortable beds and helpful staff.


English, Greek

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 26 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 1 PM until midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 11 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Free on-site self-parking


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:30 AM–noon
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Beach nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1983
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Seasonal outdoor pool


  • English
  • Greek

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Kitchenette
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 0.50 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 8 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 45 per vehicle (one-way. Maximum occupancy 4)
  • Air conditioning is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • The seasonal pool is open from May to October
  • Children under 15 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place.


This property does not have lifts.

This property accepts credit cards.

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

Property registration number 1040K013A0073300

Also known as

Ibiscus Hotel Malia
Ibiscus Malia
Ibiscus Hotel Malia, Crete
Ibiscus Hotel Malia Hotel
Ibiscus Hotel Malia Hersonissos
Ibiscus Hotel Malia Hotel Hersonissos

Frequently asked questions

Does Ibiscus Hotel Malia offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Ibiscus Hotel Malia does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Ibiscus Hotel Malia?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Ibiscus Hotel Malia?
Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Ibiscus Hotel Malia?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Ibiscus Hotel Malia?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Ibiscus Hotel Malia?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 45 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Ibiscus Hotel Malia?
You can check in from 1 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
What is there to do at Ibiscus Hotel Malia and nearby?
Ibiscus Hotel Malia has a seasonal outdoor pool and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Ibiscus Hotel Malia?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Kaza Pub (3-min walk), Pepper's (4-min walk) and AVLI in Malia (4-min walk).
Does Ibiscus Hotel Malia have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchenette is available in every room, and also includes a stovetop, a fridge and cookware.
Does Ibiscus Hotel Malia have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Ibiscus Hotel Malia like?
Ibiscus Hotel Malia is located a short 19-minute walk from Malia Beach. Travellers recommend the hotel for its quiet location.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



6/10 Good

The owners were friendly and helpful, and it was cheap. However, the fact that A/C was NOT included was well hidden in the list of conditions. While Expedia listed the place as "having A/C", you actually have to pay 6-8 Euros extra to actually "use" the A/C. I think it is important for potential future customers to know that yes, the place is cheap and the owners are nice, don't be surprised that you will have to pay extra for A/C.
3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing hotel :)
Ou studio economy room was amazing. We were pleasantly surprised that the little kitchen included a sink, refrigerator, stove, pot and a pan. The family who ran the hotel was incredibly friendly and always wanting to help out in any way possible. Location seas amazing. Only an 18 minute walk away from the beach.
Rachel, 3-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Value fotos money apartments
Clean rooms, friendly people, quiet place, near bus station, the beach is a bit far on foot
6-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

As expected
Good basic rooms. Central location, good for going out, but beach not too far. Friendly staff.
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The most friendly staff and the most homely stay.
Myself and a friend stayed at the Ibiscus Hotel in Malia for 6 nights. This is the first ever review I have made about a hotel, and I truly believe it deserves a brilliant rating. This was our first holiday abroad without a parental presence and, as you can imagine, we were a bit nervous. However as soon as we found the manager of the hotel, we instantly felt so much more relaxed. He quickly and helpfully took us through the important details of our stay, informed us about the AC, and that we were able to ask them for any help. During our stay we both wanted to try hiking through the Samaria Gorge (about five hours from Malia by coach) the manager and his wife were able to set us up with our excursion tickets and advice on the trip within 20 minutes of us enquiring. Every time we came back to the hotel after a day of exploring they welcomed us warmly and on occasion we engaged with them about how we are getting on. The environment at Ibiscus Hotel really did enhance our experience in Malia and the staff really do care about you having a brilliant time while you are there. During the day it was peaceful, with music playing in the main area with the pool and a beautiful view of the mountains all around. On our last night at the hotel it was a little bit emotional for me and my friend to say goodbye to the staff, that in itself highlighted how wonderful we had felt during our stay. If I ever come back to the same area, without a doubt or second thought I would stay here again.
Dem, 7-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Vooral de service van de familie die het runt was geweldig; voelde aan als een warm bad. Ligging tov van de restaurants en de uitgaansgelegenheden was perfect. Zwembad was een kleine oase, heerlijk.
Robert, 13-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Had a great time there, the people working there are so nice love them! Nice rooms and pool, not too far from the beach (maybe 15min walk) <3<3
May-Victoria, 11-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Nette, kleine, ruhige Appartementanlage mit tollem Pool!
Alexander, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

5-night trip
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6/10 Good

Séjour crétois à petit prix
L'accueil est excellent. Les 2 frères sont hyper accueillants et sympathiques. Le coin piscine est agréable, y prendre un petit déjeuner crétois l'incite. Les chambres ne donnent pas sur la route, ce qui est un avantage. Par contre, les chambres sont mal isolées, et c'est difficile à supporter si des voisins sont bruyants. Sinon , c'est un coin agréable pour un petit prix
Alain, 4-night trip
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