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GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel

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Room & Suite (195)
Dining (50)


Travelers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Built in 1925 and classified as a historical building the GDM Megaron luxury hotel is located in the heart of Heraklion overlooking the harbor within walking distance of all the major sights of the city. The great architectural design and interior decoration together with the warm - welcoming atmosphere and the high standard of services provided will satisfy even the most demanding guest.
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Property amenities
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free parking
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Great View
Marina View


Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
133Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
34Attractionswithin 0.5 km
100Room tips
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Has a very Ritz feel to it with a sub $150 nightly rate. I was happy to see how large the room was, everything was very clean, close to all major attractions. I would come back in a heart-beat. Highly recommended
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Response from megaron, Guest Relations Manager at GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Mr. V, thank you for your fantastic review and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. Our spacious rooms are indeed one of our greatest advantages. Even our smallest type of room is bigger than the average European standard but equally elegant and luxurious. We would love to see you again to the GDM Megaron hotel, in order to provide you with an even better holiday experience. Best Regards, the GDM Megaron team
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Great location with an unreal rooftop cafe/restaurant to watch the sunset on Aegean Sea. A place with real character, cool vibe and very friendly and helpful staff. We will definitely be back, hopefully soon!
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Response from megaron, Guest Relations Manager at GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Lod Thank you for all your kind compliments towards the aesthetics of our establishment, our beloved staff and of course the unique views of the Aegean from our hotel! With cordial greetings from all of us! See you soon! Best Regards, the GDM Megaron team.
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While I wouldn’t rate this place as a FIVE STAR luxury hotel as they claim themselves to be, it is a refreshing option in the old part of the city that certainly comes with a sweet hospitality you can expect from any luxury hotel. But the hefty price tag and mark-ups on all the
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Response from EriArvaniti, Assistant manager at GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel
Responded 12 Feb 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you very much for reviewing our hotel, all reviews are more than welcomed in order us to be able to improve through them. Thank you very much for emphasizing to our breakfast and luxury amenities in room, all very carefully selected, and all included to our room rate. Thank you also for your kind words for our staff, Irini send you her cordial greetings as well as the reception team. On the other hand, I strongly believe while using trip advisor in order to review a place we should all try to be objective. We fully respect all points of views but having additional comments like “stay away” when you have not even obviously tried our restaurant judging it only by price, then it lost its original scope. Please allow me also to inform you that we do not “claim” ourselves as a FIVE-star hotel, but we have received this rating by the Greek authorities. As concerning the “so called” Health club, it has a sauna, a jacuzzi, a massage room and a Turkish bath. The Gym is just next to it. It would be great if you wish to contact me directly in order to discuss further all the above, I will be more than happy receiving your news. Always at your disposal. Kind regards Eri Arvaniti Assistant Manager
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Greetings, My rather picky wife and I stayed here for two nights as part of our sight-seeing tour of the globe. My wife insisted that our room service does not disrupt our sleep, and further arrive at the specified time. Her demands were met with supreme punctionaloty and
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Response from megaron, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel
Responded 13 Feb 2019
Dear Mr Hamilton Greetings from Crete, it was a great to have you as our guest and we are so glad that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us! It gives us great pleasure also to read the compliment towards our hard-working team and our service. We always try our best to assist our guests to their every need and to offer them a beautiful experience with us. We hope that you will choose once again the GDM Megaron hotel for your next trip in Crete! See you soon! Best Regards, The GDM Megaron team
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We have stayed here three times now. Close to the Harbour but a quick walk into the centre of Heraklion. Nice rooms. Breakfast is good . The urban view rooms can be noisy though due to the nightclub opposite the hotel.
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Response from megaron, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at GDM Megaron Historical Monument Hotel
Responded 11 Feb 2019
Dear Maureen P, thank you so much for your kind words and for choosing to stay at the GDM Megaron Hotel once again! We are very glad that you enjoyed our hotel's convenient location, our spacious rooms and breakfast. It is our goal to make our valued guest feel the true hospitality that we have to offer. It was a pleasure hosting you and we hope that we will see you again soon! Best Regards, The GDM Megaron team
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The VIP Room with Sea View at the GDM Megaron Hotel
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Executive Sea View
The Bedroom
Junior suite
Are there washer and dryers available at the hotel for guest use?
Dear jessb, We have an exterior partner for laundry service, but of ofcourse we can direct you also to a laundry in town if you wish. For any further information we are always at your disposal. Kind regards The GDM Megaron team
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Greetings from sunny Crete! We can provide you with a power adapter and also we have to all our rooms a usb plug. Looking forward to welcome you to our premises See you soon The GDM Megaron team
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Do you provide an iron so we can press a shirt?
Hello from the GDM Megaron Hotel. Of course we provide an iron upon request to all our guests. Best Regards
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Is the swimming pool heated ?
No the swimming pool is not heated.
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Is the hotel on a busy street and therefore rooms are noisy?
There are some traffic around the hotel but the rooms are a couple of floors abow the street so we didn't hear anything from the traffic. I do recommend this hotel :-)
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"All the rooms were nice. However, we liked the rooms facing the port."
"Harbor side rooms are the quietest (and also the most expensive)."
"Harbor side rooms provide a wonderful view, but somewhat noisy from street traffic"
"Get a corner room facing the harbor if possible."
"Sea view is good"
US$85 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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GreeceCreteHeraklion PrefectureHeraklion
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