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New York City, New York
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60 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This family run hotel is so warm and inviting that I honestly felt like I was part of the family when we left Honestly when we pulled up I thought we had made a huge mistake - there are half built cement block buildings on either side of this 3 story hotel and i was expecting an older more charming... More 

Thank Annie10023
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We quite often booked not expensive 1-3 stars hotels for staying but in case of this hotel we are deeply disappointed.. Actually I am able to list only two positive points: 1. Good location. Ammoudara village is located nearby Heraklion city center (5 km), so it is easily can be reached by bus ( bus stop is also not far... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2015

I'd been in Handakas for 7 days in August 2015. The hotel is in 2 minutes of walking to the sea. Hotel owner is a very nice woman, responsive to requests. Friendly staff. Always clean rooms. There are parking spaces. We left our little red jimni in the shade in front of the hotel. It is possible to order dinner... More 

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Thank alisha_latash
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749 reviews
157 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We have been so well served with a free extension of stay by Sophie that we cannot give a bad review. The room was average size with AC & balcony. They were a moisty smell in the room. We found the solution by cleaning the filthy AC filters. The people who clean the linens are surely smokers because the sheet... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2015

I stayed at the Hotel Handakas, owned by the family of the same name, from July 4-18 as part of my ESL teaching volunteer trip with Global Volunteers. I arrived in the evening, quite a bit later than originally anticipated due to flight delays and subsequent missed connections. Though the first few moments of us meeting were a bit awkward-it... More 

1 Thank Anna G
Moscow, Russia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2014

The accommodation is very basic, but I like it, as I am not here to watch TV. The room is clean, has AC (which is free, and as far as I know it's a rare bonus for cheap Cretan hotels), shower,closet. The only minus is there's no fridge. The pool is quite decent and looks very clean. Everything I need... More 

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sandy, utah
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222 reviews
70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Location here is great, and rooms are air conditioned. Love the staff, who don't speak much English are really warm and wonderful. We stayed here for two weeks with a Global Volunteers program, so got to be pretty at home in this hotel. Kids loved the pool, and the balcony and colored flowers are so beautiful. However, I would never... More 

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Nyborg, Denmark
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Hotel Handakas has a good location close to the beach, supermarkets, small shops and bus stop. Heraklion (City center) can be reached by a short bus trip and tickets cost 1.50 euro if purchased in supermarket or 2 euro paid directly to the bus driver. Hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. We stayed/slept there for a week and the... More 

1 Thank Skatje2407
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70 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2013

We had trouble finding the hotel, then found it to be noisy - you could hear other patrons opening and closing doors and had a rooms that had been smoked in. That being said the room was clean and fine for one night with an adequate breakfast. The pool looked pretty and the staff were helpful.

2 Thank TorontoMaryJ
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50 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2013

This hotel is everything you need.The welcoming Handakas family will go out of their way to make your stay the best. The rooms are clean with comfortable, firm beds and despite what others have said, not particularly small, air-con, and all with a balcony complete with table and chairs. The en-suite bathroom only has a shower but there is plenty... More 

2 Thank Georgia62uk

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Hotel Handakas

Address: 3 September | Amoudara, Gazi, Gazi, Crete 714 14, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Gazi
Price Range: RM133 - RM175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Handakas 1*
Number of rooms: 33
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