Galaxy Hotel


Overview

Genuine, Luxurious, Friendly… Welcoming! The “grande dame” of Iraklio, in the embrace of a land so mythical yet so real, can surely be proud of the impeccably high standard of services offered in its uninterrupted 33 years of operation.

Gracious professionalism, upgraded aesthetics, a plethora of services and amenities and details that are characteristic of personalized care, are interwoven and linked effortlessly, their sole aim being the provision of a restful, hassle-free stay.

Respectful of its successful history and privileged position in the pantheon of the country’s most important tourist contributors, the Galaxy Hotel Iraklio welcomes each and every guest-client with a freshness uncharacteristic of hotels with such extensive experience in the field.

Fully renovated in 2008, the Galaxy Hotel showcases its distinctiveness in its every facet. Its landscape architecture is deferential of and follows that of the land, while its interior design impresses even the most cosmopolitan of visitors, highlighting the hotel’s unmistakable insistence on quality and dedication to the magical combination of aesthetics and functionality.


Rooms

SUPERIOR ROOMS

Grandeur in their simplicity. The refined taste evident in the furnishings and interior design of the Galaxy Hotel’s Superior Rooms showcase the importance placed on meeting all guest needs for a smooth and comfortable stay.

The Superior Rooms boast views over the city or on to the azure waters of the hotel swimming pool, and have, as do all rooms in the hotel, complimentary WiFi or wired Internet, desks, well-placed power outlets, double-glazed windows that seal off the world outside, electronic safe boxes, exceptional quality Simmons mattresses, a variety of hypoallergenic sleeping pillows to choose from, duvets suitable for each season of the year and plush towels and bathrobes.

SUPERIOR BUSINESS ROOMS

Your career may not leave you much time for fun. In the Superior Business Rooms at the Galaxy Hotel Iraklio, however, you will realize that it might not be so difficult to mix business with pleasure after all! Spacious, with a large office area space and all the amenities you would have if you were in your own office.

Here, the carpeting is plush, hypoallergenic, pristine. The lighting has been regulated to soothe even the most weary of eyes throughout the day. You can relax while gazing out at the lush gardens and flowerbeds whose reflection plays off the surface of the swimming pool below. The comfortable armchair welcomes you for that necessary break and moment to regroup, while the textures and colors that surround you work for you!… for inspiration and creativity.

The Superior Business Rooms boast views over the city or on to the azure waters of the hotel swimming pool, and have, as do all rooms in the hotel, complimentary WiFi or wired Internet, well-placed power outlets, double-glazed windows that seal off the world outside, electronic safe boxes, exceptional quality Simmons mattresses, a variety of hypoallergenic sleeping pillows to choose from, duvets suitable for each season of the year and plush towels and bathrobes.

EXECUTIVE ROOMS

Spacious, stylish, luxurious, functional. The Executive Rooms at the Galaxy Hotel Iraklio are reminiscent of small suites and provide accommodations whose quality emanates from every touch in the room, every service that is offered.

The rooms are furnished in a uniquely inviting style, creating a cosy atmosphere which helps guests unwind in its welcoming embrace. A roomy, functional bathroom, with ideal water pressure every time you turn on the tap, a practical layout and wide assortment of amenities, so that you want for absolutely nothing during your stay with us!

The Executive Rooms boast views over the city or on to the azure waters of the hotel swimming pool, and have, as do all rooms in the hotel, complimentary WiFi or wired Internet, desks, well-placed power outlets, double-glazed windows that seal off the world outside, electronic safe boxes, exceptional quality Simmons mattresses, a variety of hypoallergenic sleeping pillows to choose from, duvets suitable for each season of the year and plush towels and bathrobes.

EXECUTIVE SUITES

A stay with us is guaranteed to be enjoyable. And we know why… With a view over the city of Iraklio and two separate living spaces – sitting room and bedroom, the Executive Suites at the Galaxy Hotel Iraklio are “gift” accommodations that even the most well-travelled of guests will appreciate immensely.

The Suites at the Galaxy Hotel were created with the absolute satisfaction of the most discerning and cosmopolitan of visitors in mind. In keeping with the simple, contemporary lines of the rest of the hotel, and in total harmony with its interior design, the Suites have a living room and eating area outfitted with exclusive Italian furnishings, a bedroom that ensures absolute tranquillity and bathroom with a Jacuzzi for relaxation and invigoration.

The Executive Suites boast views over the city, and have, as do all rooms in the hotel, complimentary WiFi or wired Internet, desks, well-placed power outlets, double-glazed windows that seal off the world outside, electronic safe boxes, exceptional quality Simmons mattresses, a variety of hypoallergenic sleeping pillows to choose from, duvets suitable for each season of the year and plush towels and bathrobes.


Amenities

Following a complete renovation in 2008, the Galaxy Hotel Iraklio ushers in a new era; a natural continuation of our unwavering commitment to excellence in both aesthetics and functionality, with upgraded, top-quality services, while our most steadfast ally in this new chapter remains the hotel staff itself: experienced, discreet, impeccably professional.

The hotel’s location in central Heraklion is one of its greatest assets, as this capital city of Crete is a metropolitan center surrounded by unmatched natural beauty. The Galaxy Hotel’s proximity to both the business center and a multitude of historical sites puts it in the unique position of being able to facilitate guests wanting to take advantage of the city and the rest of the island.

 

The Galaxy Hotel Iraklion offers the following amenities and facilities:

• 127 rooms – Superior (including family inter-connecting rooms), Superior Business, Executive, Executive Suites and the innovative Pure Allergy-Free rooms – with an emphasis on personalized service combined with refined taste in their layout and design.

Two Restaurants which respectfully carry on the tradition of fine Cretan and Mediterranean cuisine: the Vetri Restaurant, with its à la carte menu, where one can also enjoy a relaxing breakfast, and the all-day Per Se Lounge, with its wide array of delicious dining options. Room Service is also available and in the summer months you can enjoy light and healthy meals right by the pool on the Pool Deck.

• Complimentary WiFi Internet access in all rooms and all public areas (including the pool).

Complimentary Gym – Wellness Club, fully-equipped and outfitted with state-of-the-art Nautilus and Bowflex fitness equipment and a complete range of gym amenities including shower, changing area with hair drier and lockers, towels, yoga mats, LCD TVs and mineral water. At the Galaxy, you can also enjoy a soothing Hamam in an all-marble steam bath with in-room shower for total relaxation and stimulation, as well as professional massage services in a private area, administered by trained physical therapists and beauty experts… and all of this on a 24-hour basis.

The largest fresh-water Swimming Pool in Iraklio, naturally filtered to the highest hygiene and safety standards, is ideal for laps or a dip to cool off and unwind, and is set within a lush environment surrounded by flowerbeds and greenery. The pool’s wooden deck, its relaxing lounge chairs and parasols, fluffy pure cotton towels, the pool-side snacks and refreshing Cretan-inspired drinks, have all helped turn the pool area into a meeting place de rigueur during even the winter months!

Meetings and Events in our network of 9 separate meeting rooms of varying size and seating capacity, which are capable of being inter-connected, and that are outfitted with the most advanced technological equipment available.

Reception – Concierge. The Galaxy Hotel Iraklio relies on and trusts in its staff, in their resolute professionalism, their expertise, their optimism, their hospitable and agreeable nature. They are always at the ready to assist you in whatever way possible, discreetly and effectively, to welcome and guide you in this, their hometown and help you take advantage of the best options for a perfect stay!

Business Center. The Galaxy Hotel places particular emphasis on the provision of quality services to its valued business guests, hoping that they will be able to conclude their professional business successfully and gain valuable time for personal rest and relaxation. The Galaxy Hotel’s fully-equipped Business Center offers, among other amenities, PCs, WiFi and wired Internet access, photocopying and printing services as well as secretarial support including typing and translation services available on a 24-hour basis; in short, immediate solutions for the most demanding and discerning of business professionals.

Complimentary Parking in an enclosed outdoor facility designed specifically to meet hotel guests’ safety and needs.

Transportation Services – It would be our pleasure to arrange your private transportation to the hotel from any point in Crete (including all airports and ports) with a luxurious car and multilingual driver at special rates for our guests.

Golf Course with premium access for Galaxy Hotel Iraklio guests. The Crete Golf Club, a paradise for golf enthusiasts, is located in the famed resort town of Hersonissos, approximately 25 km east of the city of Iraklio, and is a member of the PGA (Professional Golfers’ Association). This 18-hole golf course, co-owned by the Galaxy Hotel Iraklio, was created in a setting of authentic natural beauty that the island of Crete is renowned for, offering players the rare opportunity to enjoy a game in a uniquely memorable environment