For more options, checkout the Nana Apartments and the Matala Bay Hotel. They are 15 kilometres and 25 kilometres respectively from the main center. Wotif also recommends the Delina Mountain Resort and the Traditional Cretan Houses. The first is 30 kilometres away from the center, while the second is 25 kilometres away.
If you'd like to experience some close by cities, think about Apomarma and Sivas. Head 11 kilometres to the northwest of Gortyna and you'll discover Apomarma. That said, Sivas is 19 kilometres to the west. Apomarma accommodations include the Idi Hotel and Hariklia Rent Rooms. Sivas options are the Hotel Neos Matala and Coral Hotel.
Why not spend an afternoon hanging out with local sports enthusiasts at a local match? Pankritio Stadium is located to the north of Gortyna. The Agapi Beach Hotel - All Inclusive and the GDM Megaron are near the action.
Hotels in Gortyna start at AU$145 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.