We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

GDM Megaron Hotel

Travellers' Choice award winner
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 161*
USD 143*
USD 148*
USD 161*
USD 143*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Professional photos
GDM Megaron Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

744 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for GDM Megaron Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 487: English reviews
Ierapetra, Greece
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Absolutely the best hotel in Iraklion. All services and vey friendly and helpful staff. Luxyry but still very cosy. Beautiful old building nicely renovated. Also perfect location. Our favourite. Worth of visiting.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank hilkkapuhakka
megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear hilkkapuhakka, We thank you for your kind words. We try our best to provide excellent services to our customers. Luxury indeed means great ease and comfort but also for us should have hte sense of cosy and familiar. It will be our pleasure to welcome you in our premises. Thank you again The GDM Megaron team

Mirtos, Greece
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We have stayed already several times and its upsolutely the best we have stayed in Heraklion. Grate stuff, top quality rooms, sauna and jacuzzi department, beautyful restaurant with extra ordinary breakfast buffet, ideal location with own parking!

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank ioannis z
megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ioannis z, Thank you very much for your top-notch review ! A returning satisfied customer is the best award we can hope for. Our staff will be more than happy to see you again in our hotel. Either enjoying our facilities or our well-known fresh, delicious breakfast! Our warm greetings The GDM Megaron team

Reviewed 2 December 2016

This hotel was very central to the sights of Heraklion. Right next to the port/sea. Breakfast was delicious, well looked after by staff. All modern amenities, very clean and glamorous. A+. We were there as a couple, our room had beautiful sea views. The roof top pool was great to relax at.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Melody0562
megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Melody0562 , Thank you very much for your amazing review! !i Our target is to provide only the best possible to our guests from small details to amenities! Ofcourse we know how important is to start our day with a good breakfast which is considered one of our highlights! And now we are preparng for xmas with Greek in...

A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent welcome. Very very friendly staff. Food exeeding expectations i haveno words. The Chef is a rockstar. I am here for business and i rarely enjoy conference food. This place deserves more stars!!!!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from GDM Megaron! Thank you very much for your fantastic review!!! For us there is no difference between business and leisure guests , quality and service ought to be the same and we are certainly more than happy that you have enjoyed it! Our Chef send you his cordial greetings! Hope to see you soon! Always at your disposal...

Reviewed 14 November 2016

The room is large, beautifully furnished, and luxurious. The location is right in the heart of Heraklion. The staff is friendly and responsive. There is a beautiful rooftop pool overlooking the bay, although when I stayed there (October) it was a bit too cold to go for a swim. Most importantly, the service is absolutely incredible. The morning of my...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Addie B
megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Addie B, Thank you very much for your great review and most of all we thank you for your kind words for our staff.Except for trying having the best possible hardware to our premises we consider as one of our assets our staff, our team. We are always at clients disposal in order to fulfil all their needs and...

edmond ok
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This lovely hotel is located right near the port and bus station. The rooms are very comfortable and the rooftop restaurant is excellent! The big surprise was the complimentary buffet breakfast; it is one of the best buffets we have experienced in our travels. There are endless fresh selections of fruits, hot buffet items, and pastries and breads galore! Of...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank EdmondOkThebills
megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear EdmondOkThebills, Thank you very much for your lovely words! We are really trying our best for guests, starting from the morning having a breakfast which consists of top quality fresh products and a big welcoming smile ending with a dinner to our rooftop restaurant the '5th' with amazing views and contemporary menu! It was our pleasure having you here...

Rotterdam
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Went here for business trip. The hotel was excellent situated near the port. Very nice enterance, good receptionist and quick check-in. Room was clean and spacious, luxury bed with great mattress. Wi-Fi was free and not enterprise vendor, good in the big areas but my in room wi-fi was crap (4th floor). The breakfast was fabulous, everything was there: from...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank MaxPeen
megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MaxPeen, Thank you very much for your review.We are really trying our best to provide best possible services from express check in-out to matresses and breakfast with continious improvments in order to stay updated to contemporary needs, including ofcourse best posible WiFi connection for which case we have also additonally routers to put individually in rooms for boosting signal...

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Very close to the port and just a breath from the central bus station. Large, comfortable and quiet rooms. Nice bathroom - Great breakfast on the top floor with a nice view to the port! Staff offered impeccable service. Highly recommended.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank rpguard75misc
megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear rpguard75misc, Greetings from GDM Megaron! Thank you very much for your amazing review and for reccomending our hotel ! GDM Megaron has indeed the perfect location for travelers, tourists and for those travelling for business. The Fifth bar & restaurant is the ideal place in which one can relax after a day around the city. Now for winter time...

Vancouver
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I should start by saying that this is not our usual type of hotel - it is large and rather bland. We usually prefer to stay somewhere small and charming. That said, there was a lot to recommend this hotel. The location is terrific - it is within walking distance of all the sites you want to see in the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank SpikeVancouver
megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SpikeVancouver, Thank you very much for your amazing review and for choosing our hotel for your stay to Heraklion! Our hotel is as you have noted within walking distance from the shopping district and many historical attractions in Heraklion, bus station to Knossos just next to the hotel and Archeological museum just 5 minutes on foot. Access to Heraklion...

Surrey
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We spent 14 nights at Megaron and used it as a base to explore Crete. In retrospect it was a long way to the west coast so we should have planned two bases. The hotel is good - nice style, excellent staff (reception, restaurant & cleaning). Reviews frequently refer to the friendly and professional staff and it is well justified....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Colin_and_Jay
megaron, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Colin_and_Jay, Thank you very much for your fantastic review! And ofcourse thank you for the rating you are giving to our service, it is rewarding all our efforts and we are very happy that you have recieved our genuine intention to assist you in every possible way. Also we thank you veryyyyyy much for confirming that with the double...

357 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (337)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (63)
Viewed
View from Room (34)
Viewed
Bathroom (28)
Viewed
Room/Suite (35)
Viewed
Dining (23)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (25)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (128)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (20)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (9)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (2)
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Heraklion
0.1 km away
Lato Boutique Hotel
Lato Boutique Hotel
#5 of 58 in Heraklion
1,637 reviews
1.2 km away
Galaxy Hotel Iraklio
Galaxy Hotel Iraklio
#2 of 58 in Heraklion
1,598 reviews
0.1 km away
AQUILA Atlantis Hotel
AQUILA Atlantis Hotel
#4 of 58 in Heraklion
777 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.2 km away
Olive Green Hotel
Olive Green Hotel
#3 of 58 in Heraklion
110 reviews
60.4 km away
Rimondi Boutique Hotel
Rimondi Boutique Hotel
#1 of 167 in Rethymnon
570 reviews
53.6 km away
Caramel Grecotel Boutique Resort
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1925 and classified as a historical building the GDM Megaron luxury hotel is located in the heart of Heraklion overlooking the harbor within walking distance of all the major sights of the city. The great architectural design and interior decoration together with the warm - welcoming atmosphere and the high standard of services provided will satisfy even the most demanding guest. Accommodation The 58 tastefully decorated rooms feature the latest facilities such as ISDN private telephone line with voice mail, extra private telephone line for facsimile use, Satellite TV ADSL internet access ,Wi fi free , safe, mini bar , tea & coffee facilities, soundproof windows, air conditioning all around the clock, sprinklers and smoke detectors. The bathrooms are equipped with telephone, hairdryer, slippers, bathrobes and luxury toiletries. Additional amenities, such as TV in bathroom and Jacuzzi, are provided in the V.I.P. Rooms, as well as the Presidential Suites which are designed specifically with your needs in mind. Dining The "Plaza Café" a casual all day, all purpose indoor café ideal for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a coffee overlooking the old harbour. "The Living Room" lounge and bar is the ideal setting for a quiet aperitif in between the hotel's two atriums providing also a TV corner and a library. "The Megaron 5th" Bar Restaurant is located on the top floor with the city's most stunning views of the old harbour. It provides a unique combination of an excellent location, lounge music and superb Cretan Mediterranean cuisine with dishes and specialities prepared by the hotel's Chef. Outdoor dining is available during the summer on the roof top. Recreational Facilities The Health Club on the 4th floor, exclusively for hotel guests is equipped with a variety of fitness equipment as well as a steam bath, a Jacuzzi, a massage table and a sauna with colour and music therapy. The sun beds and umbrellas by the swimming pool area on the roof are perfect for relaxing after a busy day. Hospitality Services The GDM Megaron staff is at our guests' service around the clock, providing twice-daily maid service, room service and courteous concierge assistance. Well equipped meeting rooms are the ideal venue for meetings whether it is a seminar, a cocktail reception, a gala dinner or even an exhibition. Also at our guests' disposal, there are tennis and golf arrangements, non smoking rooms, handicap rooms, medical service, secretarial services, limousine service, car rental and baby sitting, available upon request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about GDM Megaron Hotel

Address: 9, D. Beaufort, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Heraklion
Price Range: $153 - $479 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — GDM Megaron Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 58
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Orbitz, Priceline, Travelocity, Bookgreece.com, TripOnline SA and HotelQuickly so you can book your GDM Megaron Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hotel Gdm Megaron
Gdm Megaron Heraklion
GDM Megaron Hotel Heraklion, Crete
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Heraklion
#1 Luxury Hotel in Heraklion
#1 Family Hotel in Heraklion
#1 Romantic Hotel in Heraklion
#2 Business Hotel in Heraklion
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from GDM Megaron Hotel staff and other travellers.
12 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (12)

Questions? Get answers from GDM Megaron Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“You need to overlook the port”
monomaina, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The roms are super comfortable.”
kathleenp763, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Four floors of rooms. Room numbers ending with 1 to 10 have views to the port and fortress. Best ones are the ones ending with 7, 8 and 9.”
  • Room 209
  • View from balcony of room 209.
Clymenus22, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Harbour view rooms are nice.”
MAL100, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Front rooms have excellent seaside view”
KonstantinF, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
5 of 5
Hotwire.com
USD 143* /night
View Deal
Booking.comUSD 148
Orbitz.comUSD 143
TripAdvisorUSD 143
View all 11 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates