Sofia's House by Checkin

Self Rated: 2.0 out of 5
Palea EO Irakliou Agou Nikolaou, Kokkini Chani, Gouves, 71500, Greece
5.0 out of 5 rating 2 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0
Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at Sofia's House by Checkin in Gouves, you'll be near the beach, within a 5-minute drive of Watercity Waterpark and Karteros Beach. This hotel is 7.7 mi (12.4 km) from Heraklion Port and 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from Star Beach Water Park.


Make yourself at home in one of the 3 individually furnished guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a seasonal outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace and a garden.


Grab a bite from the snack bar/deli, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the poolside bar. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

The front desk is staffed during limited hours. A ferry terminal shuttle is provided at no charge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Watercity Waterpark - 3.1 km / 1.9 mi
Dinosauria Park - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Karteros Beach - 4.1 km / 2.5 mi
Gouves Beach - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Ekklisia Agios Konstantinos - 6.8 km / 4.2 mi
Heraklion Port - 12.4 km / 7.7 mi
Heraklion Archaeological Museum - 12.6 km / 7.8 mi
Eleftherias Square - 12.7 km / 7.9 mi
Koules Fortress - 12.8 km / 7.9 mi
Museum of the Battle for Crete and National Resistance - 12.8 km / 7.9 mi
Kornarou Square - 13 km / 8.1 mi
18 Anglon Square - 13.2 km / 8.2 mi
Convention Centre Creta Maris - 13.2 km / 8.2 mi
Bembo Fountain - 13.2 km / 8.2 mi
Vikelaia Municipal Library - 13.2 km / 8.2 mi

The preferred airport for Sofia's House by Checkin is Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) - 9.1 km / 5.6 mi

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and onsite parking

  • This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

  • Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - midnight. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The seasonal pool will be open from May to October.

  • Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Social distancing measures are in place.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 0.50 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Air conditioning fee: EUR 6 per day
  • In-room safe fee: EUR 3 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Snack bar/deli
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Poolside bar
  • -Garden
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Outdoor seasonal pool
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Parking (limited spaces)
  • -Swimming pool
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Pool umbrellas
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Free ferry terminal shuttle