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informationCheck-in time is normally at 13:00. Depending on availability and prior communication with us, early check-in may be arranged with no extra charge. Check-out time is normally at 12:00. Depending on availability, extensions for late check-out can be given (late check-out is at 20:00) with an extra charge.

Towels and linen are provided and changed twice a week. Cleaning service is 5 times a week. Beach or pool towels are not provided. Use of bathroom towels in the pool areas or beaches is not allowed.

Medical Information

There is a medical center in Ammoudara and a University Hospital in around 5km north. We can offer first aid help in our reception. Also, we can always call a doctor from the Medical Center to visit Stork Hotel in the case of an emergency, or arrange a pick-up from our hotel to the Medical center / hospital. Travel insurances apply (please have all papers with you).

Driving Instructions

After picking up your car from Heraklion International Airport, get on the national highway E95 opposite from the airport and follow the signs to Chania / Heraklion. Drive for 8km with caution, pass the exits to Alikarnassos, Heraklion and Mires/ Timpaki and enter the one called "Gazi". Follow this road until you reach the junction and then head straight for 1.5km till you meet the main road of Ammoudara (Papandreou Street). Turn left there, over the small bridge, and look for the hotel Lambi at your left hand. 30m after hotel Lambi you'll see the sign to Hotel Stork, where you have to turn left and follow the narrow road till you meet our hotel. If you don;t have a car, there are buses running to Ammoudara from the Airport.

In case you are driving from the sea (Ferry) port of Heraklion, you can follow the road straight just opposite the port exit, and follow the sign for the National Road. You find the way towards Chania or Rethymno and then you follow the above instructions. In case you do not have a car, you can get a public bus to Ammoudara from the bus station which is around 500m on the right as you exit the port. Ask the driver to stop near Lambi hotel or Dolphin Bay. From the stop you can follow the above instructions (after Lambi Hotel). Have a safe journey!

Taxi Transfers - Airport - Ferry port

The taxi rank of Heraklion airport is located just outside the passenger terminal. Taxis are available when the airport is operating.

Hiring a Car

About hiring a car, you may arrange it with us, we offer (special) prices for car hire from a reliable company from Ammoudara, the car can be delivered in the hotel in couple of minutes time.

Hotel Stork, Spirou Loui Street Str., GR - 71414, Ammoudara, Heraklion, Crete Island, Greece

tel: +30 2810 821 346, mob: +30 6976 996 399, Fax: +30 2810 823 910, email:

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