The Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Crete

Where to Stay for a Family Vacation with Kids in Crete

Heraklion, Crete, Greece Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Travelers to Crete will have a wide range of family-friendly hotel and resort options at variety of great prices. So, if you're looking for a top kid-friendly hotel in Crete, we've put together a great list for you to choose from based on amenities, prices, location, activities, and ratings. As a parent, you're probably looking for family oriented amenities, and many of these hotels have swimming pools, extra bedrooms, kitchens so you can cook meals, kid's activities, games, and more. We've analyzed many of the area's top family-friendly hotels which are ideal for traveling with kids, and you'll find the best below. So, here's our list of awesome hotels for a large family, a family of 4, or a family of 5 to help you plan your next kid-friendly trip to Crete. So, wondering where to stay with children? Let's get to it.

The island is large and filled with countless family-friendly activities. You can spend several days at the beach, explore Lake Kournas, visit a water park, or even take a pirate themed boat cruise. There's also the amusement park, ‚Äč‚ÄčLabyrinth Park, aquariums and more.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

St Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas

Agios Nikolaos, Greece
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $393 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Terrific for a Family Vacation to Crete
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool

Located at Thessi Nissi PO Box 47, St Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas has great rooms from $393 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving. It has a terrific 8.50 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only 74.9 km from the city center, families will especially love snorkeling, a bar, hiking, rooms with kitchens, and child care at this family-friendly hotel. The kitchen in the room is great, because you can cook your own meals to save time and money.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kitchen
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Child pool
  • Table tennis
  • Microwave
  • Kids' club
  • Picnic area


The Royal Blue a Luxury Beach Resort

Panormos, Greece
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $137 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Kid-Friendly Hotel in Crete
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool

A great place to stay is The Royal Blue a Luxury Beach Resort which has nice rooms starting at $137. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and snorkeling, it also has a great guest rating of 8.40 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Panormo Geropotamou. This kid-friendly hotel is also nice because it offers a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, breakfast, hiking, and child care which families with kids will enjoy. Also, it's just 34.7 km from the city center. After a busy day, the heated pool is a nice place to unwind.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Saltwater pool
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Pool table
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Candia Park Village

Agios Nikolaos, Greece
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $99 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Top Family-Friendly Hotel
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms

We found Candia Park Village to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $99. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and scuba diving, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.80 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at Agios Nikolaos. You'll also find snorkeling, a bar, a kitchen, a kid-friendly buffet, and outdoor tennis which visitors with kids will love. And this family hotel is just 74.6 km from the center of town. It's always nice to have a kitchenette to cook some basic meals or have an easy breakfast.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Kitchen/Kitchenette
  • Child pool
  • Pool table
  • Table tennis
  • Kid-friendly
  • Microwave
  • Kids' club


Minos Beach Art Hotel

Agios Nikolaos, Greece
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $260 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Terrific Place to Stay with Kids in Crete
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms

With terrific rooms from $260, Minos Beach Art Hotel, at Agios Nikolaos provides an outdoor pool, skiing, a pool bar, room service, and a restaurant. Its terrific guest rating is 9.10 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Travelers will really like this fun hotel which also offers a fitness center, scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, and breakfast. It's located just 74.6 km from the city center, too. We always love having a pool, and the one here is really nice.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Saltwater pool
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Kid-friendly
  • Beach


Halepa Hotel

Chania, Greece
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $69 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Recommended for Families
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for family-friendly hotels.
  • Beach
  • Family rooms

Halepa Hotel has a great guest rating of 8.70 out of 10, and offers room service, a fitness center, scuba diving, snorkeling, and a bar. The great rooms here start at $69 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at 164 Eleftheriou Venizelou Street. Furthermore, it also offers a kid-friendly buffet, hiking, child care, laundry services, and city views, which is nice for families. Just 87.7 km from the city center, this relaxing hotel is a terrific choice. You'll enjoy unwinding in the hot tub, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for family-friendly hotels.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Snorkeling
  • Pool table
  • Beach
  • Luxury


Capsis Astoria Heraklion Hotel

Heraklion, Greece
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $76 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Family Fun
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for family-friendly hotels.
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms

The great guest rating of Capsis Astoria Heraklion Hotel is 8.10 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $76, and it's located at 11 Eleftherias Square. We also love the scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, parking, and a kid-friendly buffet which are great for families with kids. And since it's just 29.9 km from the center of the town, the location is great, too. The service at the restaurant is terrific, and so is the food. The price of this hotel is less than average for family-friendly hotels, which makes it a great value.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Parking


Ambassadors Residence Boutique Hotel

Chania, Greece
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $128 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for a Family Getaway to Crete
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family rooms

A cool place is Ambassadors Residence Boutique Hotel because it has great rooms that start at $128. It has room service, scuba diving, snorkeling, hiking, and mountain views, it also earned a great guest rating of 9.30 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Akti Tobazi 29-30 & Afentoulief 4. Only 89.1 km from the city center, visitors with kids will especially love child care, laundry services, city views, cooking classes, and a hot tub at this family-friendly hotel. Nothing says relaxation like having room service delivered.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Snorkeling
  • Pool table
  • Beach


Panormo Beach Hotel

Panormos, Greece
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $34 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Hotels for a Family Trip
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms

Panormo Beach Hotel offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, scuba diving, and a bar which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $34 (before taxes). It's located at Main Street and has earned a guest rating of 8.60/10. This kid-friendly hotel is also nice because it offers child care, laundry services, free parking, a pool table, and horse riding which travelers will enjoy. Also, it's just 34.6 km from the city center. Everyone loves a nice pool, and you won't be disappointed with this one. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for family-friendly hotels.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Pool table
  • Table tennis
  • Beach


Serenissima Boutique Hotel

Chania, Greece
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $121 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Perfect Hotel for a Trip with Kids to Crete
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family rooms

Located at Skoufon 4, Serenissima Boutique Hotel has great rooms from $121 (before taxes). It offers room service, a restaurant, scuba diving, snorkeling, and a bar. It has a terrific 9.20 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find parking, hiking, mountain views, child care, and laundry services which families will love. And this family hotel is just 89.2 km from the center of town.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Parking
  • Beach
  • Luxury


Avra City Hotel

Chania, Greece
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $78 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Children
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for family-friendly hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family rooms

A great place to stay is Avra City Hotel which has nice rooms starting at $78. Offering room service, scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, and a kid-friendly buffet, it also has a great guest rating of 9.20 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 23rd Tzanakaki Street. Families with kids will really like this fun hotel which also offers child care, laundry services, a free breakfast, city views, and free parking. It's located just 88.5 km from the city center, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for family-friendly hotels.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Snorkeling
  • Beach


Also, take a look at the Family-Friendly hotels in nearby destinations: Rethymno, Heraklion, and Hersonissos.

For more terrific hotel ideas in Crete, make sure you also see Best Beach Hotels in Crete, Best Cheap Hotels in Crete, Best Luxury Hotels in Crete, Best Pet-Friendly Hotels in Crete, Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Crete, Best Hotels for a Weekend Getaway in Crete, Best Hotels for One Week in Crete, Best Hotels for One Night in Crete, Best Romantic Hotels for Couples in Crete, Best Adults Only Hotels in Crete, Best Party Hotels in Crete, Best Hotels for Scuba Diving in Crete, or Best Business Hotels in Crete.


How much do family-friendly hotels cost in Crete?

Crete Average Family-Friendly Hotel Price
$85

After analyzing 55 family-friendly hotels in Crete, we found the average family-friendly hotel price to be a remarkably economical $85. Naturally, this destination has many fantastic family-friendly accommodation options with a variety of prices. The price will vary by the hotel's amenities, available dates, and the general location. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Crete.

The average prices of our suggested family-friendly hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $165
  • 4-star hotels: $74
  • 3-star hotels: $67


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