The Hotel

Time Value

Lato Boutique Hotel is a 4* hotel of 54 rooms, most of which overlook the Venetian Port of Heraklion. The hotel stands out in the preferences of city visitors (new and repeaters) and been trusted by worldwide hospitality agents, for its central location, its exemplary cleanliness, its professionalism and the high value provided through personalized and efficient service.

Guests also single it out for the wide variety of Cretan buffet breakfast and the panoramic rooftop restaurant, Herbs Garden with Mediterranean cuisine inspired by the Greek & Cretan authentic recipes.


Lato Boutique Hotel has renovated its rooms in year 2022. Their new appearance in shades of white and blue, illuminates the rooms and harmonizes perfectly with the view that surrounds them. The sky and the sea.

Its new concept brings nature to the fore and narrates the journey of travelers as a journey of freedom, daring, giving the opportunity for a new start in life. Exactly as nature does. In the Cretan nature this route is captured by the journey of the musafiri plant, which stars in the themes of all rooms.

Competitive advantage The hotel’s location at the seaside of the historic city center, indicates the perfect starting point to explore on foot the Archaeological museum, the historic part of the city and the liveliest shopping center, avoiding at the same time the buzz of city’s visitors.

It operates all year long with facilities ideal for families, couples, and business travelers. The rooms’ layout gives the opportunity to choose among 6 room types with terrace or balcony. They all feature comfortable beds and eco bath amenities of aloe vera extract.

The Family Tree

Lato is the flagship of Karatarakis Hotels & Restaurants, owner of eminent city hotels & country villas in Heraklion Crete in the hospitality industry since 1976 and is privately owned by the Karatarakis family.

It operates with the values of care for its guests and partners, preservation & communication of culture, sustainability & ecological consciousness.