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Heracles Hotel is a small family run hotel, located in the village of Spili, 28 km south-east of Rethymno, in the heart of Crete. Spend you holidays in our hotel and let us show you the famous Cretan hospitality!

Welcome to Spili!

Heracles Hotel is a small family run hotel, located in the village of Spili, 28 km south-east of Rethymno, in the heart of Crete. Spend you holidays in our hotel and let us show you the famous Cretan hospitality!

MODERN AND TRADITIONAL HOSPITALITY THAT WILL MAKE YOU FEEL AT HOME

Friendly hosts

We warmly welcome all of our guests as if they were family friends.

Airport transfer

Airport transfer is available on demand.

Delicious Breakfast

Our homemade marmelade and the yummy honey will make you come back for more.

Free WiFi

Need to connect? Enjoy free WiFi with strong signal throughout the location

Fax service

Our fax machine is at your service.

Private car parking

We provide you with a free-of-charge, near the hotel, private parking space.

Good Restaurants Nearby

Within less than 5 minutes of walking, you will find several really good restaurants.

Explore Spili

We’ll gladly point you to the local sightseeing attractions, making your stay in Spili memorable.

Directions and advice

We will gladly provide maps and good advice about things to do and nearby places worth visiting.

BOOK A ROOM

Heracles hotel has 5 rooms in total, 3 double and two triple.  All rooms have a furnished balcony with great view to the surrounding mountains or the garden, private bathroom with shower, air-conditioning with individual control, heating for winter time, TV with satellite channels, mini refrigerator and mosquito net. Free of charge wireless internet connection is also available for all rooms and immediate hotel surrounding area.

Double Room

Double Room

With a balcony view to the mountain nearby and to the garden, this room features air-conditioning, a TV with cable and satellite channels and free, high quality Wi-Fi signal.

Triple Room

Triple Room

With a balcony view to the mountain nearby and to the garden, this three-bed room features air-conditioning, a TV with cable and satellite channels and free, high quality Wi-Fi signal.

Quadruple Room

Quadruple Room

With a balcony view to the mountain nearby and to the garden, this is a 3-bed room with an additional bed option. It also features air-conditioning, a TV with cable and satellite channels and free, high quality Wi-Fi signal.

HERACLES TRADITIONAL CRETAN HOUSE

Heracles Traditional Cretan House is located in Spili, and is composed of two separated and fully-equipped apartments. Heracles Traditional Cretan House is situated in the upper part of the village, 150 meters from the main road and Heracles Hotel in a quiet and accessible area of the village. It was built almost 250 years ago and has been carefully renovated with love and attention so none of its unique traditional elements was harmed.  Its stone walls are 60 cm thick, which makes the house cool during summer and warm during winter.

Heracles Traditional Cretan House Flat 1 (downstairs)

Heracles Traditional Cretan House Flat 1 (downstairs)

Heracles Traditional Cretan House Flat 1 is situated on the ground floor of Heracles Cretan House. The two flats share the same external entrance. The Ground Floor Flat 1 can accommodate up to 5 people. In the living area you will find a sofa-bed which can accommodate two people and a flat screen TV. In the bedroom the old wine production space has been transformed into an amazing double bed.  The kitchen is fully equipped with all the appliances you may need such us oven, cooking rings, fridge, kettle, dish washer and washing machine. Next to the kitchen there is one more single bed and a traditional bread oven with a decorative fireplace. Outdoors you can enjoy relaxing in the spacious veranda with great view to the surrounding mountains.

Heracles Traditional Cretan House Flat 2 (upstairs)

Heracles Traditional Cretan House Flat 2 (upstairs)

Heracles Traditional Cretan House Flat 2 is situated on the upper floor of Heracles Cretan House. The two flats share the same external entrance. This flat can accommodate up to 4 people and has been recently renovated with care. Its stone walls are 60 cm thick and they keep the house cool during summer and hot during winter. In the living area there is a dining table with 4 chairs, a sofa bed, which can accommodate 2 people, and a flat screen TV. The bathroom has a bathtub. The bedroom has a double bed. In the bedroom you can also find two old wooden cabinets that have been carefully maintained and are part of the architecture the old Cretan houses used to have. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the appliances you may need such us oven, cooking rings, fridge, kettle, dish washer and washing machine. Outdoors you will find another dining table and some sun beds so you can enjoy the spectacular views to the surrounding mountains.

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VIEW ON MAP

Heracles Hotel is situated in the village of Spili, in the centre of Crete. Spili is built at the foot of  Vorizis Mountain at an altitude of 430m. The main square of the village has a large stone fountain called “Kefalovrisi”. The fountain consists of a row of 25 stone carved lion heads from where crystal clear water flows all year around at a constant temperature of 13 °C.

A traveller can visit Spili at any time of the year.

In the spring time it is very interesting to visit the small plateau close to Spili,  Gious Cambos and watch the wild flowers that grow there such as orchids and  a rare type of tulip that grows only in Crete called Tulipa doerfleri.

In the summer and autumn time you can enjoy all the beautiful southern beaches of the prefecture of Rethymno which are accessible in 20 minutes by car.

During winter you can explore the wild nature of Crete by hiking. Two routes of the European Trail  E4 pass from Spili.  The first one is the E4 Trail Spili – Kedros- Gerakari which starts from Spili and ends up at Gerakari village.  The second one is the E4 Trail Agouseliana – Koxare – Spili which starts from Agouseliana village and ends up at Spili.

The village of Spili offers all the amenities a traveller may need such as shops, cafes and taverns, bank, post office and health centre.

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