Coral Hotel

  • 50m to beach
  • 500m to town centre
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
TripAdvisor Traveller rating:
400 reviews

Welcome to the Dessole Coral Hotel Agios Nikolaos in Agios Nikolaos. The hotel is located 50 m from the gravel beach. The closest city to the hotel is Agios Nikolaos (500 m). To ... Continue reading

Welcome to the Dessole Coral Hotel Agios Nikolaos in Agios Nikolaos. The hotel is located 50 m from the gravel beach. The closest city to the hotel is Agios Nikolaos (500 m). To make your stay more comfortable air conditioning, a lobby, a lounge, a reception and 2 elevators are available. The staff in this 7 storey hotel speaks German, French and English. Mobility on holiday is made easy through car, motorbike and bike rental. A salt water swimming pool is available. Sunshades and sunbeds are available for an additional fee at the beach and free of charge at the pool. Accessible from the hotel: airport HER (65 km) and disco (500 m). The hotel is within easy reach of city centre, bus stops, shops, medical services, bars and restaurants and supermarkets. For your entertainment the hotel features a TV lounge.


Guests who wish to be active on holiday can enjoy activities such as exercise in the fitness room.


For convenience the following services are offered: medical care, ironing service, wake-up service, currency exchange and laundry service. Internet access is provided at wifi-hotspots. Reception hours: 24h Service.

Food and Drink

The breakfast type is Buffet and it is provided from 07:00 - 10:00. The hotel has one restaurant. A snack bar is also available throughout the day. Evening drinks can be enjoyed at the lobby bar.

Other Information

Payment facilities include Euro/Master Card, Visa Card and American Express. Additional fees may apply for certain facilities, amenities or activities.

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Coral Hotel in Aghios Nikolaos. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Coral Hotel in Aghios Nikolaos easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Coral Hotel with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Agios Nikolaos (or Áyios Nikólaos), about 43 miles (69km) east of Heraklion, was formerly known as a holiday destination for package-tour groups but is now a cosmopolitan resort with high standards of harbour-side café-bars and top quality restaurants. The night clubs and karaoke bars are a thing of the past in this relaxed, yet busy, town.

Ideal for couples of all ages, Agios Nikolaos is an excellent base from which to explore the eastern part of the island while on holiday. The town itself does not boast any major historical or archaeological sites, but it does have one major curiosity: the deep pool in the environs of the harbour, called Lake Voulismeni, has many tales and legends attached to it, and was once believed to be bottomless.

Ágios Nikólaos also has a fine Archaeological Museum, worth visiting while on holiday for its growing collection of Minoan artefacts. The museum houses finds from the cemetery of Aghia Photia, dating back to 2300 BC, including more than 1,500 vases. Besides all the Minoan finds the museum also has the skull of a young Roman athlete wearing a gold olive-leaf wreath, dated to the 1st century AD.

Many visitors on holiday in Ágios Nikólaos take the excursions to the fortified islet of Spinalónga to see the ruins of, and hear the fascinating story of what became the last leper colony in Europe.

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The area around the Agios Nikolaos resort is ideal for hiking, and the coastline lends itself to the pursuit of all kinds of watersports to appeal to just about every kind of holiday visitor. Almyros Beach, a 20-minute walk from town, is pleasant and sandy, and there are a number of pebble beaches to choose from on windy days. The various hotels in the resort have swimming pools, basketball, volleyball and tennis courts. The town council organises a programme of cultural events each summer season.


The Agios Nikolaos lake area is full of tourist-orientated tavernas that charge more for the location than the quality of the food. Aggressive waiters will often try to pull you into the restaurants on the lake and firm 'No' is often required. 9 Muses, Psaraki and Knossos Taverna are consistently good. For meze (small dishes of different foods) Xryssofilo (Kitroplatia) is hard to beat. For northern European variety try Obelix, a Dutch run restaurant near Ammoudi beach.


Ágios Nikólaos used to be famous for its bar culture when thousands of holidaymakers would flock here every year for a good party. Today, it still maintains a few 'touristy' bars serving up the traditional mix of 80s disco music, and a couple of British-style pubs and sports bars. The more modern and relaxed café bars on the south side of the harbour tend to attract more customers nowadays and are popular with the locals as well as tourists.


Good clothing and shoe shops, as well as high-quality jewellery stores are available in Agios Nikolaos and holidaymakers won't be disappointed. The street market (Wednesdays from 7am to 12pm) is a good place to rummage with the locals for clothes and bargains. The top end of the market is a great place to buy traditional foodstuffs and local thyme honey, herbs, fruit and vegetables.


Restaurants and tavernas down by the harbour tend to be pricy and party animals will be disappointed with the limited nightlife options in Agios Nikolaos.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Greek,
Currency: Euro (€)
€1 = £0.81

This week's weather forecast

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Today: Sat 22 Oct
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Wed 26 Oct

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Questions and Answers about Coral Hotel

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H there is no mention of an iron in the rooms but the hotel offer an ironing service (laundry)

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Hi bathroom toiletries are supplied

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The hotel provides towels for the beach/pool and sun loungers by the pool are free

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Please see a link to trip advisor which gives you travellers own photos and their reviews too.

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