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Kastro Hotel - Heraklion

3 star Hotel Heraklion

Theotokopoulou 22 - Heraklion

1-877-662-6988
Price starting from 60 .00
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Kastro Hotel embodies the rich Cretan tradition of warm hospitality in the enchanting settings of Iraklion (Greek: Ηράκλειο), the capital of Crete. Here you can enjoy a unique combination of high quality services in a friendly, comfortable, modern and luxurious environment. The management and the staff of the property will make sure you have everything you need to meet your vacation needs. Whether you travel for business, romance, or a family vacation, the 5-story Kastro Hotel offers a pleasant stay.Renovated in March 2012, the Kastro Hotel's features include a modern conference room with a total capacity of 25 people, a courtyard, a concierge desk, complimentary wireless Internet access, an Internet point, a spacious TV lounge, and a bar that operates 24 hours.Pets are not allowed.
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 8.0 Very Good
Based on 93 hotel reviews © 2014 Venere.com

the hotel is clean and affordable, well located, near to the areas resteraunt and...

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Breakfast at Kastro Hotel

A free buffet breakfast is available between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Facilities at Kastro Hotel

  • Bar
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Luggage room
  • Multilingual staff
  • City tour
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Laundry service
  • Lift/elevator
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Internet/Email services
  • TV Lounge
  • Conference room

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  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1500, 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.

Check-in: after 12:30 PM.

Check-out: before noon.

Policy

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

INCLUDED/NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE Use of the Internet Point is free of charge. Use of cots is included in the price. Breakfast is included in the price.

Kastro Hotel is also known as

Kastro Hotel
Kastro Hotel Heraklion

8.8

Clean

7.1

Location

7.9

Quiet

7.4

Spacious

8.2

Service

Kastro Hotel reviews

8.3 Very Good
  • April 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

Very good property in the downtown of Heraklion, at only few minutes by walk from the principal atractions of the city and near of the bus main station. Clean and spacious rooms and bathrooms, both in very good conditions. I definitely will stay here again.

8.0 Very Good
  • April 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Taiwan

I cozy hotel in quiet neighborgood.

8.2 Very Good
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Greece

welcoming staff (particularly after a delayed arrival complicated by a taxi strike), tourist maps available, mini fridge in rm (for guest use; it's not a minibar); minimal bath amenities; adequate breakfast. Finding the hotel was a challenge. We stayed only 2 nights and had to depart before 2d-day breakfast, so our experience is limited. (Reservation made from Greece, but we're from the US.)

8.6 Excellent
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • China

- good breakfast - convenient spot (walk to town and supermarkets in minutes) - Nice view from the terrace

9.2 Wonderful!
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

Hotel Kastro is a perfect choice for a holiday in Heraklion: the position is such that in 1 minute by foot you are in the city center, and in 5 minutes you can take buses to go around the island. Staff is of unique kindness!

9.2 Wonderful!
  • May 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Canada

Excellent location, close to waterfront and main squares. nice restaurants and grocery store nearby. Great large rooftop sitting area with view of water. Good breakfast. They gave us a tasty bottle of Raki when we checked out. We would definitely return there.

8.1 Very Good
  • January 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Portugal

I was here with a bunch of people to attend a conference, and with the hotel completely full and everyone using shower at the same time, there was a bit of a problem with the water pressure. Otherwise, everything was fine. Good location next to a lot of "tavernas" with amazing food and extremely nice waiters, within walking distance of the port and the town centre. Friendly staff, comfortable rooms and a reasonable breakfast. At the special price offered by Venere, it was excellent value. I would definitely stay at this hotel again.

8.7 Excellent
  • August 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Israel

Although the hotel is in a back street it is only 10 mins walk to both the port and the bus station. It is only a 5 min.walk to what I presume was the centre of town where no cars are allowed (motor bikes make up for them!). The TV in the room was great, nicely placed to watch and lots of English speaking channels.

8.9 Excellent
  • July 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

The Hotel is located in a narrow street in the centre of the old town; our room was really very nice, with a... wonderful bathroom, a balcony, air conditioned, frigo-bar. In a few words, a four-stars accomodation in a three-stars hotel!

8.7 Excellent
  • June 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

What a nice surprise! Hotel Kastro is clean, quiet, comfortable, and affordable -- all of which are rare things to find in Heraklion. The location is also great. The hotel is within easy walking distance of the port, the center of town, the archaeological museum, and the car rental agencies on 25 August Street. I'd stay here again, absolutely.

9.5 Outstanding!
  • December 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Malaysia

Nice hotel in a good location - very close to the historic city center, nightspots, supermarkets, etc. Room was quiet and clean - could have been bigger - but generally good. Shower area was a little small. Buffet breakfast is included in the price - making it great value for money. After suffering lots of processed foods at B&Bs, I greatly appreciated the breakfast options here (wholemeal buns, cheese, croissants, Greek yogurt, etc). Reception staff members are not very warm but knowledgeable and helpful if approached.

7.8 Good
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

It can be a bit difficult to find - don't get succoured into the 3 Lion Square! Lovely hotel though

9.1 Wonderful!
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

This is a beautiful hotel in a less beautiful location, but it is near better areas. The only thing we didn't like was that the air conditioner took forever to cool the room. Also, a motion light was in the entry area & would pop on during the night if we went to the bathroom! The buffet breakfast was very good!

7.6 Good
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Spain

Our general experience at Hotel Kastro was good. Very clean, nice staff, quiet.... I would come back.

8.3 Very Good
  • July 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

Tutto corrisponde alla pubblicità su internet tranne per il parcheggio: l'hotel ne è sprovvisto. Questo costituisce un problema, considerata l'ubicazione nel centro storico.

8.0 Very Good
  • July 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • New Zealand

Not only lived up to the photos but staff very competent and helpful

9.8 Outstanding!
  • May 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

we were upgraded to a suite because we were the last to arrive in the evening

7.0 Good
  • January 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Canada

My only complaint was the reception trying to push a car rental on me the moment I signed in. Prices weren't any better than those offered at the many rental agencies in the area. She was rather pushy, expecting me to make a commitment right there on the spot. The roof top patio was a lovely spot to watch the sunset.

9.0 Wonderful!
  • November 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

The staff was very kind and very helpeful. My room was fine and breakfast good with a wide variety of choices.

6.1 Fair
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

great pad for anyone being in Iraklion. Friendly, nice staff, and updated rooms, though the shiny new philips flatscreen didn't work. As with most Greek hotel rooms, though, the beds are terrible and you can get a swamp gas smell (maybe they don't have plumbing in Greece?)

8.0 Very Good
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Italy

hotel pulitissimo, centralissimo anche se in seconda fila.vicino a tutti i servizi.

6.7 Fair
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

remote controller of air conditioned is fixed on the wall! it's no more remote, it isn't confortable!!!

3.6
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

Il ricevimento non è molto gentile. L'hotel è in centro ma non c'è parcheggio. Le camere sono pulite, carine ma molto piccole. Il prezzo è altissimo per Creta

5.7 Ordinary
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Poland

Only two (or three) rooms on fifth floor have really good view. Even balconies aren't attractive. There are a lot of construction works in close neighbourhood and our room was very noisy from about 9.00am. Breakfast isn't rich and not tasty. Air conditioning effective but awfully smells on "dry" position.Safe in a room costs 5 €. No place in front of the hotel to stop the car and leave baggage. Parking about hundred meters down the street but You have to leave car keys. On the other side, there are only about two hundred meters to shops and nightlife district (but area is quiet by night). Staff was very polite and helpful. Hotel and room were clean, we had only some problems with good water temperature during showering.Free internet!

6.7 Fair
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Australia

rooms were very clean, loved their shower! But the hairdryer was broken and makes me wonder why it hasn't been fixed. Staff was on the unfriendly side!

7.9 Good
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Australia

The hotel's overall condition is satisfactory. The lady at the reception is very competent and helpful. Our room is clean and air-conditioned but the shower case is very small . The hotel is close to the beach and port while a bit far from the bus station to other places.

10 Outstanding!
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • USA

We had a nice stay in Iraklio.

6.3 Fair
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

My husband and I spent 2 nights at the Kastro in late May 2008. I chose the hotel because the website stated in both Greek and English that it was "next to" the Archaeological Museum. In fact, it is a good 15 minute walk to the Museum. Other than that, the location is very convenient. Our room looked like my college dorm room, with two twin beds and functional furniture. The hair dryer in the bathroom was broken, and there was no outlet in the bathroom that I could use for my own hair dryer. I had to unplug the TV to use my hair dryer and charge my phone, as that was the only outlet in the entire room. On the plus side, breakfast was good in both quality and quantity, and the server was a really nice woman. Unfortunately, the breakfast room is next to the lobby, where the smokers congregate, so the smoke drifts into the breakfast room. We enjoyed the rooftop terrace, with views of the sea and the city. A great place for a glass of wine at sunset.

9.0 Wonderful!
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

Neighborhood was not great but it was close to downtown areas. Hotel itself had excellent quality rooms and nice view from the rooftop terrace.

8.0 Very Good
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

The location may appear a bit intimidating, but after staying a couple of nights, the area is actually pleasant and pretty central to getting around town. Location is about 10 minutes by taxi from the ferry port and about 20 minutes by taxi from Knossos. The restaurant across the street was unusual in that it didn't have a menu, and they offered a choice of several different meals each night based on what they picked up at the market that day. Food was fresh, delicious, and VERY cheap. We ate there every night. Breakfast at the hotel had good variety. The room was neat and clean, with ample room and a good-sized bathroom. Everything worked. It was quiet, and the staff were friendly and helpful. Couldn't ask for more for the 100 Euros we paid per night.

7.6 Good
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Canada

Room was clean but small. The employee at the reception was very nice. Generous breakfast but the orange juice was awful!! Perfect location near the port which why we selected the hotel. We didn't need a taxi to catch the boat for Santorini. Bars and restaurants near by. The localisation would be the reason why I would recommend the hotel to my friends.

7.5 Good
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • New Zealand

An excellent location from which to explore the city. Quiet and comfortable - good value

9.4 Outstanding!
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • USA

Very nice hotel at reasonable rate. Great breakfast buffet and nice staff. Hotelfor all kinds of travelers. A highly recommendable hotel for those who do not want to spend bick bucks on luxury hotels. Great value for the money.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • USA

The hotel was in a wonderful location (less than 5 minutes from Lion Square and within walking distance of the port) and the staff was very helpful. Would definitely stay here again!

8.9 Excellent
  • February 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

Hotel Kastro is a very nice hotel which not only combines a good quality vs. price relationship but also offers a very qualified staff, a good position in the town and..an amazing breakfast!!! Our room was really nice, with new fornitures, big restroom and a small sweet balcony. All the hotel building is clean and new. The staff supported us in the car rental as well as in suggesting us nice tavernas (some very close to the hotel itself). I do strongly reccomend hotel Kastro because I also experienced different hotels in Crete and etheir the price for an equivalent service was higher or the quality was poorer. Going to Crete? Kastro is the perfect hotel!

6.3 Fair
  • January 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • USA

Hotel Kastro is in a wierd neighborhood, but then I think much of Iraklio is a wierd neighborhood. It is easy to walk to the center and sights in the town. Parking is not bad at all because there is a very affordable (8 euro/day) lot just 50 meters down the street. The room certainly was exposed to a lot of noise, but then we were there on New Years Eve, so maybe it is not a fair judgement!

7.5 Good
  • November 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

Hotel Kastro was surprising. As we drove up, the neighborhood in which it is located looked questionable; however, our room was wonderful. We stayed on the top floor in the room that is surrounded by the outdoor patio (off by itself - I think it was room 513). The room was contemporary, clean and had a wonderful bath. For the price (approximately $100/night), we were extremely pleased. The greeting at check-in left something to be desired (the girl at the desk was not friendly or helpful at all) and we had to park on the street, as no parking was available in the building. Unfortunately, our rental car was hit overnight (along with every other car on the street as well). We would definitely stay there again but next time, we will park in the lot at the end of the street which charges 6 Euros for overnight.

8.3 Very Good
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Germany

very nice stay at Kastro Hotel and the reception is very helpful. If sometimes i come to Heraklion again, i will stay at Kastro.

9.3 Wonderful!
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Bulgaria

Very nice hotel in the center of the city. The breakfast was good although it was not a very big choice. The stuff welcome us and were polite. I recommend this hotel and probably I will use it again if I go back to Iraklion.

10 Outstanding!
  • September 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • France

Excellent stay, ideal location, staff competent, a really good hotel.

6.9 Fair
  • August 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

yes no comment

4.4 Ordinary
  • July 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Norway

Lonely Planet called it a "cheery B-class hotel". I wouldn't call it "cheery". I don't think I read about it at Veneres web pages. The reception lady was not very welcoming. And my room at 5th floor was facing a sad back side of the hotel. The room and the air con smelled unfresh... But the salon in the reception area was light, modern and nice. And the roof terrasse was very nice. Clientele: business people and couples on a city/shopping week end.

10 Outstanding!
  • May 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Canada

6.4 Fair
  • May 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • France

9.1 Wonderful!
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • GB

7.2 Good
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Greece

7.1 Good
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

7.4 Good
  • June 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Gay Couple
  • France

8.0 Very Good
  • May 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • France

9.3 Wonderful!
  • April 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • France

8.0 Very Good
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Greece

7.0 Good
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • France

9.3 Wonderful!
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Greece

8.8 Excellent
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

7.5 Good
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Spain

9.0 Wonderful!
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Spain

8.1 Very Good
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Canada

7.2 Good
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Cyprus

7.9 Good
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

8.0 Very Good
  • May 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • United Kingdom

7.6 Good
  • May 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Gay Couple
  • Sweden

7.4 Good
  • January 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Canada

7.3 Good
  • January 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Spain

8.4 Very Good
  • September 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Brazil

8.4 Very Good
  • July 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • France

8.3 Very Good
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • United Kingdom

7.0 Good
  • April 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Germany

7.1 Good
  • November 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • France

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9.4 Outstanding!
  • October 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Spain

9.2 Wonderful!
  • September 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Spain

7.9 Good
  • July 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

9.0 Wonderful!
  • April 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

7.5 Good
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

8.7 Excellent
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

9.4 Outstanding!
  • October 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

9.2 Wonderful!
  • August 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

4.3 Ordinary
  • September 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

8.3 Very Good
  • September 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

8.1 Very Good
  • September 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

6.3 Fair
  • August 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

8.9 Excellent
  • August 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • France

9.8 Outstanding!
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • France

8.0 Very Good
  • October 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

7.5 Good
  • April 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

7.5 Good
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

8.1 Very Good
  • July 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

7.8 Good
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

7.8 Good
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

9.7 Outstanding!
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

8.4 Very Good
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

6.2 Fair
  • November 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

8.0 Very Good
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

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Room Details

Kastro Hotel offers 39 guest rooms with climate control. Rooms open onto balconies. Satellite TV channels offer entertainment at the end of a busy day. Business travelers visiting the Heraklion area will have access to free (wired) high-speed Internet access as well as desks and safes.

Bathrooms are outfitted with showers. Refrigerators, irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be found in each room to accommodate basic traveling needs. Rooms also include soundproofing and air conditioning.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Mini fridge
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • In-room ironing facilities
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Desk
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • High speed Internet access
  • Terrace/Balcony

Distances from Kastro Hotel

Monastery of St. Peter and St. Paul - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Heraklion Loggia - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Heraklion Town Hall - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
18 Anglon Square - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Lions Square - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
St. Titus Church - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Morosini Fountain - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Historical Museum of Crete - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
St. Mark's Basilica - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Heraklion Municipal Art Gallery - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Dermatas Gate - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Vikelaia Municipal Library - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Heraklion Museum of Religious Art - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Panayia Akrotiriani - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Agia Ekaterini Church - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
The preferred airport for Kastro Hotel is Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis) - 3.8 km / 2.4 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.