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Castro Hotel

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Out of the way but ok if you're heading out elsewhere and arriving late

This hotel is not a THREE Star hotel. What kind of hotel does not change your linens, or towels and doesn't even provide soap in the bathroom during a two night stay? The room is small and essentially has two beds and no desk or sit down area in the room. Yes, the price was right but not impressed with this hotel at all. There was free wifi but only in the lobby. The breakfast was 5 euro per person and was not impressive at all. I had to promise my spouse we would not stay here again. Perhaps for a student on limited funds, yes but not grownups. Its a one star at best. The neighborhood, however, is nice to walk along and to visit all the shops and nicer restaurants and that might be the biggest incentive to stay here.

We stayed in this hotel for the second time, before the early flight out of Heraklion. It is only 15 minute drive from the airport, and 5-minute walk from the beach. Rooms are clean, air-conditioned. It has free parking. Restaurant is in in the hotel, with a nice, moderately priced menu. Staff was helpful. Even though we reserved a room for two, we were given a one-bedroom apartment with a kitchnet for the same price. It was just a very good deal. As for a mix-up with the other hotel, we too were sent to the wrong one by the service personnel of some resort place where we asked for the directions. The name of tthe place we stayed at is "Castro", the other one is in the center of Heraklion and named "Kastro". To be sure, just take highway 90 from the airport and go till Ammoudara exit. From exit take right, drive half a kilometer/kilometer, and at the light under the bridge make left. Go till the road splits in two and take the right one. After another 2-3 kilometers, on the left, there will be hotel "Castro".

Andrea Papandreou 301 Malevizi Crete Island

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Located in Ammoudara, Castro Hotel is within a few miles (5 km) of sights such as Pankritio Stadium and Theodoros Vardinogiannis Stadium. This hotel has 82 rooms and welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Malevizi and also within a 15-minute drive of Natural History Museum of Crete.


Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Continental breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 8 AM to 10 AM.


The 82 rooms are recently renovated and have an array of amenities, including balconies, refrigerators, and phones. Guests can expect free WiFi and 14-inch TVs. Hair dryers are also available.

Property features

At Castro Hotel, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and free WiFi in public areas. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with tours or tickets, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a meeting room, express check-in, and express check-out.

Room options


Full 1 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room

Full 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Triple Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 3

Standard Single Room

Full 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 1