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Socrates Hotel

Hotels.comUSD 97*
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#32 of 90 Hotels in Malia
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 25 September 2013

Advantages: + Transfer from and to airport + Room had good decoration and everything required + Every day cleaning and towels change + Good location: not far from beach ~10 minutes walk, not far from center and old town ~ 15 minutes walk. + Quite place + All personal was very friendly and helpful Disadvantages - Could not find any

1Thank T0ryT0ry
Ra'anana, HaMerkaz, Israel
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We booked the hotel and later on seen some negative reviews here on trip advisor regarding the room booking. We emailed the hotel got very quick response from Eva & George, and decided to go for it. We were very happy with our decision! Eva arranged airport transportation free of charge for all 4 of us, and for BOTH ways!...

Thank Hadara Y
Reviewed 27 August 2013

We are a family of 4, 2 adults & 2 children aged 13 & 6 who recently had an unpleasant experience with this hotel. We booked the Socrates as the location seemed ideal, the pool looked great and they also had 2 bedroomed apartments. I was slightly wary due to previous reviews by groups saying that the hotel had overbooked...

Thank JT1971
Reviewed 21 August 2013

We are a family of 3, and booked a 'two bedroom superior apartment' via lowcostholidays.com several months in advance. When we arrived we were told by the receptionist that they had overbooked the rooms, and that we would need to move to a smaller room after 3 days. When we were shown to the room which had been allocated us,...

2Thank Amber0708
Reviewed 6 August 2013

I've stayed at this hotel twice now and will definitely be returning back here, a very friendly family run hotel who make you feel welcome at all times of the day, wether it's morning,noon or night. Situated very close too all activities and amenities available in Malia. Couldn't of asked for more.

Thank Mickya22
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Me and my family have stayed at Scorates many many times, we really love it...10minute walk from the centre of Malia, lovely rooms, lovely pool, great pool bar and very friendly and helpful staff!Perfect for a relaxing holiday for couples or families! Very highly recommended!!

1Thank SIredale2013
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2013

We have stayed at this hotel many times, The location suits us fine ( 10 mins walk to main strip.) Hotel is set in lovely surroundings with nice pool and friendly pool bar. 5 mins walk to beach. The family who own this hotel are lovely and nothing is too much trouble to them. This hotel is ideal for relaxing...

Thank Kevin I
Beirut, Lebanon
Reviewed 25 July 2013

We were a group of friends staying there for 1 week. The owners of the hotel Eva and Georges are very friendly and helpful, they helped us manage our program and the picked up from and to the airport. The hotel is quiet, rooms are good, it is very clean. It is 5 min away from the beach, and close...

Thank Michel K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2013

I was a member of a group of 8 girls. after being moved by another hotel to Socrates and reading several reviews online about group bookings being fobbed to other hotels, i was very skeptical as to whether this would happen to us. And sure enough, once arriving at 3 in the morning after a long flight, the stories of...

2Thank Francesca B
Chester, UK
Reviewed 17 July 2013

I didn't stay here but instead used the pool and bar facilities. A meticulously laid out outdoor area with real attention to detail. The pool is set out in the garden so that it's totally open to the elements which means you can enjoy the pool whilst getting a great breeze at the same time. Often pools in this area...

Thank barsie

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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
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: Beach Road Malia to Stalis, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Malia
Price Range: $71 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Socrates Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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Socrates Hotel Malia, Crete
Socrates Hotel Crete
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#12 On the Beach Hotel in Malia
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The family rooms 2 rooms with internal connecting door and 2 balconies. Perfect!”
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.”
Helenehols, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms seem to have a good view !”
MarkO671, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
Bobbyrmorrison, 27 May 2015 | Read review
“Ground Floor, near the pool.”
66garyf, 26 Nov 2014 | Read review
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