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Socrates Hotel

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Hotel is amazing, staff are so friendly and welcoming! transfers to and from airport absolutely fab considering we arrived at night. pool area is beautiful - sun loungers are so comfy and its also really peaceful! had lunch at the pool bar once and this was lovely . Can't complain, breakfast was delicious - pastries and cooked breakfast was a...

Thank mary88146
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Hotel building, room and facilities are relatively good. Well outside noise insulated rooms, efficient air conditioning. Nothing to point out really maybe except little small bathroom. No problems with safe parking. Internet was always working without problems, staying online was absolutely fine! Pool was spacious however shallow area for small kids is too small. A plus point is that there...

Thank Ted P
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Absolutely loved this hotel. Staff are very helpful and very friendly. Rooms fairly basic, but do the job fine. Water provided and rooms cleaned every day. All in good condition, pool is the best we saw in Malia and hotel is extremely quiet, plus we had free transfers, very impressed with it!

Thank flick88888
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We are a family of 4 and found this hotel was great particularly loved the sun beds and the pool! Our rooms we're lovely and comfy and very clean and daily serviced. Breakfast was good and fresh - would have been nice to have freshly squeezed orange juice and I recommend taking our English tea 😀 but that is just...

Thank Helenehols
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We spent a week here and enjoyed every minute. The hotel itself was clean and well kept. All of the staff were friendly and helpful and did all they could to make us feel welcome. A quiet hotel both during the day and the evenings. Perfect for relaxing or a family holiday with young children. We took a 5 year...

Reviewed 8 August 2015

We stopped over at this hotel en-route to Santorini. Really good staff & pool....our 2-bed apartment had a great view & good facilities. The beds though were rock hard & the air conditioning a bit iffy !

Thank Mark O
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 1 August 2015

The hotel and the service is very good. The hotel is located 1 km from the old town of Malia with nice traditional Greek tavernas and restaurants. We stayed for 14 days and are very happy to recommend this hotel to others that want a nice and quite hotel with or without family.

Thank anders752015
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

We were looking for a partying/ sightseeing holiday but a relaxing,quiet, location to stay and found this hotel to be perfect. The strip is only a short walk and on quad bikes even quicker. The hotel staff are so friendly and provided a great service. The surroundings and views are amazing, for a hotel so close to malia I was...

Thank Billie223
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2015

The hotel is in an excellent position, a quiet area but very close to everything. It is about 5-10 mins walk to The Strip, 5-10 mins walk to the Old Town and about 10-15 Mins walk to Stalis. The room was very clean, free bottled water provided every day and a free airport transfer (which our travel agents didn't tell...

Thank Angela Y
Carluke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This is my first ever post about any hotel I have been to but thought I must post about this hotel ever thing about the hotel is 5 star from the front desk to the maids who clean the rooms , the pool area and breakfast and lunch area are just perfect ,the rooms are very bright and very clean...

2Thank Bobbyrmorrison

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
✔ Free transfer from / to the port or the airport ✔ Free Wi-Fi Access ✔ Pool Area ✔ Snack Bar ✔ Luxurious Rooms ✔ Kid's Equipment ... more   less 

Additional Information about Socrates Hotel

Address: Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Malia
Price Range: $74 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Socrates Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Socrates Hotel Malia, Crete
Socrates Hotel Crete
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#12 On the Beach Hotel in Malia
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“The family rooms 2 rooms with internal connecting door and 2 balconies. Perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles TMHAK, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“no sitting rooms - it's the only downside but balconies spacious to sit out on. 3rd floor good breeze and peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles Helenehols, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms seem to have a good view !”
 of 5 bubbles MarkO671, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles Bobbyrmorrison, 27 May 2015 | Read review
“Ground Floor, near the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 66garyf, 26 Nov 2014 | Read review
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