Hostels in Heraklion, Greece

2 hostels available. Prices start from $11 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Heraklion

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"…Our is perfectly situated in the heart of Heraklion city centre & at the same time in a peaceful and secure area with easy access to all shops, bakeries, coffee shops, bars within 50 meters … More
"…backbreaking. It's a windy building, doors do not close, through the night doors slam to and fro with a smack. Toilet and showers are windy too and not cleaned the days I was there. The worst … More

Hotels in Heraklion

"…*Free left luggage (short & long term available) *Travel advice *Book your ferry/airplane tickets *Hot water available 24 hours *Book exchange *Wake up calls *Maps of Heraklion *Taxi … More
"…It's inexpensive, bright, airy, clean, and within a ten-minute walk to everything there is to see and do in Crete's capital city. Almost all rooms have a balcony, many with fine views of the sea. … More

Santo George Beach Resort

Free Breakfast
"…In our garden you can get breakfast, your coffee in the afternoon and drink at night. All our rooms have a private balcony, air conditioning, television, refrigerator. The Studios and triple … More

Renia Studios

Agia Pelagia
Free Breakfast
"…Our calm fish spa in Renia Hotel Agia Pelagia near to the Beachr, where you can relax and revive yourself with a unique treatment that will keep your skin soft, healthy and smooth. Fish therapy … More

Lato Boutique Hotel

Free Breakfast
"…Executive Suite: � Stylish sitting area � King size bed � CD player � En-suite jacuzzi � Large furnished patio areas offering the most spectacular views of the Venetian Fortress and old … More

Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village

Neo Stadio
Free Breakfast
"…Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village is situated 12kms outside the city of Heraklion and it represents a Cretan village or the 20th century. In the ''Village'' there is a hotel, a restaurant, a … More

Castro Hotel

Free Breakfast
"…Our customers can also enjoy our beautiful sunny swimming-pool and sunbath in our garden. The hotel also has reception with 24 hours check-in, a dining room, and a TV Wide screen projector corner … More
"…University of Heraklion 6300 m Why should you stay with us Open throughout the year, the friendly and elegant Castello City Hotel is the ideal choice for the visitor to the city of Heraklion. … More
"…The hotel is within easy reach of bars and restaurants, supermarkets, taxi stands and bus stops. Distance from the hotel to: Malia Palace (20 km), horse riding (500 m), Aquarium (3 km), Knossos … More
"…Allthough its a small hotel, it is the location that makes it so special. Between the Center of the city, the Airport and the Port of Heraklion, not far away from the Main Bus Station, it is the … More

Civitel Creta Beach

Free Breakfast
"Enjoy the Cretan Hospitality Creta Beach is proud to offer a wide range of activities right on its premises, from tennis and mini-golf to beach volley and ping pong (see Activities section for more … More
"…Same day cancellations, no shows or early check out will result in the full stay charge as well. Check in 13.00 Check out 11.00" …"…Andrea Papandreou 2.6 km. Turn right. Destination will be on … More

Hostels in Heraklion, Greece

2 hostels available. Prices start from $23 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Heraklion (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Heraklion.

Guess what? Heraklion is also named and spelled Iraklion - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Heraklion (Iraklion), Greece, is the largest city by population and the capital of Crete, a Greek island located in the Mediterranean Sea. It is the most populous island of Greece and a very popular tourist destination. Around six hundred twenty thousand people permanently live on the island, whereby Heraklion has more than one hundred seventy thousand inhabitants.

Heraklion has a very rich history, which dates back to ancient times. For example, history lovers can look at artifacts of the Minoan civilization (which are more than three thousand years old) in the local Archaeological Museum, which is a great place for history lovers. The building houses the most important items from the Minoan civilisation and excavations across the island.

The famous Palace of Knossos is a must-see on the island. It is dated to approximately the twentieth century BC, and is the largest of the preserved palatial centres of the Minoan Civilization. The sight is fairly compact, and generally, Knossos is considered to be one of Europe's oldest cities. Koules Fortress, also known by the name of “Castello a Mare,” is situated at the entrance of the old harbour of Heraklion. Venetians built the complex in the early sixteenth century; nowadays, the worth-seeing complex is restored and open to the public.

The local airport has regular flight links from Athens airport and many other major Greek cities. Between spring and autumn, international flights from many important European airports are available, as well. Additionally, tourists have the possibility to take one of the ferries from the Greek mainland as well as from other Greek islands.

The summer in Heraklon is very dry and hot. Average maximum temperatures around twenty-eight degrees Celsius are usual. Heatwaves with temperatures up to forty degrees Celsius may occur, as well. In spring and autumn, the climate is comfortable with mean high temperatures ranging from sixteen to twenty-three degrees Celsius.

There are countless hotels and holiday apartments in and around Heraklion. Options for a Heraklion (Iraklion), Greece hostel will be very limited, but do exist. Most accommodations offer free Wi-Fi and free parking spaces. Your Heraklion (Iraklion), Greece hostel is located in the centre and you can get there easily from the harbour. Keep in mind that the island is very busy in summer, so you may have difficulties finding spare beds in inexpensive accommodations such as a hostel in Heraklion (Iraklion), Greece, during the peak season.

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Heraklion Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Heraklion, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 2
Average dorm price $25
Cheapest Hostel in Heraklion Heraklion Youth Hostel with $23.5
Party hostels in Heraklion So Young Hostel (1 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 8.5

FAQ about Heraklion Hostels

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Other Nearby Cities

Heraklio Town (1 Km / 0.8 mi.)
Bendevís (1 Km / 0.7 mi.)
Amoudara Herakliou (7 Km / 4 mi.)
Hersonissos (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Stalida (27 Km / 17 mi.)
Malia (29 Km / 18 mi.)
Kalamaki Heraklion (48 Km / 30 mi.)

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