Heraklion is the capital of the Greek island of Crete. It is the largest city on the island and the 4th biggest in Greece with around 150,000 inhabitants in the city proper. The city is located in the central north of Crete.
From the Heraklion Travel Guide
The staff was very nice and helpful, and gave us advice even before asking for it. The price is very reasonable, we got a triple studio instead of the double we booked, so more space! Note we stayed during the very end of September, so it's medium/low season. We payed by card with no problem, which is not very common in Greece at the moment. ... more
Pretty good value and the breakfast was great (especially the greek yoghurt!). Room was cleaned daily and had a balcony wifi, and satellite TV, but air con/heating is an additional 4 euro per day which seemed a little steep - though we didn't really need it anyway so wasn't an issue. Location ok- around 20mins on the local bus into Heraklion. ... more
Birthday Boy Blog
Tony Here. Thank you everyone for my birthday wishes. We had a great time driving from Heraklion to Chania and exploring Crete along the way. Chania is a Venetian town and the hotel we are staying in is right in the centre of town. We hired a VW Buggy, which Michelle named Ike and luckily it was better up ...
Posted in Exchange 2011 by mcarr