Socrates Hotel Malia Beach is located in a quieter part of Malia, a short walk from the beach. This is a good-value option for those who don't want to be based on Malia's busy downtown strip, but still want to be close to all the action. The Old Town and its traditional tavernas are a 15-minute stroll.
The apartments are a good size, the largest of which -- the Family Rooms -- have two bathrooms and three bedrooms (sleeping up to five). All rooms have a balcony (most with good views), air conditioning and a kitchenette with a microwave and fridge. Wi-Fi is complimentary, as is bottled water, which is replaced on a daily basis.
In the morning, there's a fresh buffet breakfast served in the terrace bordering the pool. Past guests comment that after a week the choice can feel a bit limited (particularly at dinner times), but there are a multitude of other options nearby. The pool itself is a good size and surrounded by comfortable sun beds, plus there's a separate small paddling pool for children. No loud music is played so this is the perfect place to relax in the sun. This vibe continues in the evening, when the bars are generally quiet -- this may not suit all guests but the bars of the strip are a short walk away.
Infant cots / cribs
Newspaper / magazines
Nightlife / entertainment
No pets allowed
24-hour front desk
Airport transfer (fees apply)
Currency exchange / ATM
Express check-in / checkout
Laundry / dry cleaning
Shuttle service (fees apply)
Safe in reception
Coffee / tea-making facilities
Iron and ironing board
Kitchenette in some rooms
Outdoor space for some rooms
Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
Bathtub or shower
Accessible bathroom in some rooms
Accessible meeting room
Accessible path of travel
Accessible pool area
ADA compliant rooms
Facilities for guests with special needs
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Standard check-in time: 2pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.
Standard checkout time: 12pm.
Children and additional guests
Cot/crib available on request, free of charge, for children aged 2 or under. This includes breakfast. There are no extra beds available for older children and adults.
No pets allowed.
Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
Heraklion Airport is a 30-minute drive. A free shuttle is provided by
the hotel (usually for those staying a minimum of seven nights). For those
driving, parking on site is free.
Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.
You will pay the hotel in the hotel's local currency. The rate displayed (in GBP) is an estimate based on today's currency exchange rate.
*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.
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