Marin Dream Hotel - Crete Island

46 Epimenidou Str., Crete Island, Greece, 71202show map
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Overview

Marin Dream is a 3-star elegant venue offering a beautiful view of the Cretan Sea. Residing in a 4-story building, the accommodation was opened in 1981 and renovated in 2010. The hotel has 43 rooms and features a designated area for smoking, a safe deposit box and an elevator on-site.

Location

The property lies in the centre of Crete Island, only steps from Venetian Walls. The venue is settled 1350 meters from Battle of Crete Museum.

Monuments, a museum and archaeological sites are only minutes' walk away.

Marin Dream Hotel enjoys a magnificent location within a 10-minute drive to Nikos Kazantzakis airport.

Rooms

The amenities provided in each room include a private balcony, a furnished terrace and TV with DVD player. The property offers tasteful rooms with a view over the ocean. Decorated in a standard design, the rooms feature dark wooden furniture along with foam pillows and down pillows.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start a day with a fine buffet breakfast in the restaurant. Marin Dream Hotel offers the 24-hour restaurant serving vegetarian specialties. Relax over a selection of coffee, fresh juices and espresso at the café bar. At the distance of 50 meters from the accommodation guests can dine at Chopsticks and veneto.

Services

The venue features dry cleaning service, a doctor on call and housekeeping to ensure a comfortable stay.

Relax

Cars and bikes are offered at Marin Dream Hotel for rent.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 7 per day.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   43.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 7 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Snack bar

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Lift

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wake up service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Special diet menus
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Beach access
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Pool view
  • Landscape view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Balcony
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathroom telephone

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor
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Check-infrom 13:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsExisting bedsFREECotFREEMaximum capacity of cots in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
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  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Heraklion Archaeological MuseumHeraklion Archaeological Museum800 ftXanthoudidou Chatzidaki
Church and the Museum of St. AikateriniChurch and the Museum of St. Aikaterini1000 ft
Vasiliki Agios Markos Municipal Art GalleryVasiliki Agios Markos Municipal Art Gallery1200 ftPlateia Kallergon 100 Plateia Liontarion
LoggiaLoggia1200 ft25th Avgoustou
Mayaba StoreMayaba Store1300 ftDedalou 20
Castello del Molo (Koules)Castello del Molo (Koules)1300 ft
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Herb's GardenHerb's Garden200 ft15 Epimenidou St
ChopsticksChopsticks100 ftSapfous 1 & Epimenidou
venetoveneto400 ft9 Epimenidou Street
La BohemeLa Boheme400 ftIdomeneous & Epimenidou Streets
LadokollaLadokolla900 ftMarineli 13
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Morosini Fountain (Lion\'s Fountain)Morosini Fountain (Lion\'s Fountain)1500 ft
Historical Museum of CreteHistorical Museum of Crete2000 ftSofokli Venizelou 27
Cathedral of St. MinasCathedral of St. Minas2400 ft
Museum of Cretan Ethnology Museum of Cretan Ethnology 3200 ftVoroi Pirgiotissis Vori
Moni PalianisMoni Palianis3500 ft
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Reviews
8.0
Fabulousbased on 418 reviews

Rating by category:

5.2
Location
7.0
Rooms
6.2
Service
6.0
Dining
  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    This is an excellent hotel, providing very comfortable accommodations in a perfect location for arriving on the island of Crete via ferry and visiting Heraklion and the Knossos Palace. The staff were were very kind and helpful and the buffet breakfast on the roof of the hotel with a view of the old port was priceless. Many rooms also have a view of the port.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    The location of the hotel is great as it offers good restaurants, the ferry terminal and the local bus station within easy walking distance. Since we used all of these during our stay, this was very convenient. The rooftop restaurant is great at breakfast time with a view over the port and the private balcony a nice to have. Local sights and activities were also easy to reach on foot. For the purpose of our short visit to Heraklion, this hotel provided all what we needed at good value for money.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Conveniently located near restaurants and harbour. Very good breakfast and excellent view from breakfast room.

    Very hard beds

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    The cafe facilities for breakfast and snacks and the quality of the hotel.

    Walls maybe need more soundproofing as a neighbour's TV was very audible.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    we liked the location being near the centre of the town and the harbour, the rooftop terrace with the views and very nice meals, the staff who were very obliging

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The view over Heraklion Harbour is fantastic ! Just five minutes to walk to get our ferry... And the staff was very kind.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The view from the room was amazing and easy access to the rooftop lounge was also very relaxing. The location is unbeatable between Monastiraki and Plaka. The manager was lovely and came over to introduce herself to us at breakfast. She made sure we were comfortable and organised for our onward journey. The breakfast was also something to look forward to in the morning.

    It is a bit pricey but good for a special occasion.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    Staff very friendly. The view of the port and sea from the breakfast room on the top floor is amazing. I would stay in this hotel again for this reason alone.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    The location of the hotel, easy access to all activities we participated in. Staff at all times wer prepared to help or organise information. The room was very comfortable and breakfasts were very good. We only dined in once and the meal was good.WIFI service was excellent

    The only aspect I found to be an issue was the lift size

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    Hotel was lovely to stay in, we had our own balcony/ terrace and the breakfast was great, especially with the fantastic view overlooking the harbour. Staff were helpful and let us keep our bags at reception while we went to visit the Archaeological Museum, which is just 5 mins up the road. Hotel's location was also very good for the bus station and for local shops and restaurants. We wished we could have stayed more than 1 night!

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    Large rooms and terrace, excellent breakfast served at 5 PM

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Because they did not have our reserved room I have nothing positive to say.

    We reserved a triple room a month in advance and when we arrived they did not have our room and we had to stay in a single room. We had even called them to let them know we would be arriving a little late and they still gave our room to someone else. In other words making a reservation at this place means nothing. We were very disappointed and getting a single bed when we had a reservation for 3 was terrible. If it hadn't been so late we would have tried to find another place. They had the booking paperwork, I saw it personally, but they did not honor it.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Our room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast is good and held in a roof-top room with views of the port. It is a very convenient location to the port if you have an early morning ferry to catch.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    furniture, television, bed matress very unconfortable and ants in the room!!!

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The location is good, very close to the port. The Breakfast and the View of Roof Restaurant is nice.

    First of all, The receptionist at the arrival was not pleasant at all, second, WiFi didn't work even in the lobby and the speed is extremely slow, third, we booked the room which has lateral sea view, but the room they gave us is only face to the opposite building with only a limit view only to the Venetian Castle. Overall, I found that the only reason for me to choose Marin is the "location"

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19of 57 hotels in Heraklion
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Good to know
Check-infrom 13:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsExisting bedsFREECotFREEMaximum capacity of cots in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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