Chania Town is the best preserved city in Crete, maintaining Venetian and Turkish structures from eras gone by, as well as a wealth of historic sites dating back through various civilizations and cultures. The city’s old town offers a feel of the past, whereas the new town offers a more cosmopolitan edge. As one of the most popular destinations in all of Crete, visitors to Chania will find an impressive selection of Chania hotels. Frequently, hotel owners in Chania, and Crete, will help you arrange for transportation needs once you arrive in Crete by either one of the Greece ferries, or by way of plane from Athens, Thessaloniki, or one of the other islands. The hotels in Chania Greece range in budget and size, with just about every possible option. The following overview gives a few recommendations for hotels in Chania Greece to consider.
It’s hard to go wrong when searching for Chania hotels if you select the Ammos hotel, located on the bay of Agii Apostoli. Here, you are just about 3 miles from the center of town, and the views of the harbor and Old Town Chania are amazing. This wonderful Chania hotel was renovated just a year ago and features a simple, yet stylishly satisfying architectural design. You will love the fact that the pool and patio have steps leading right to the Ammos beach. Choose from 4 different accommodations options from a twin studio with a view of the sea to the suite with garden view. Each room has either a balcony or terrace, unique furniture, clean bathroom, free high speed internet, satellite television, complimentary fashion toiletries and wonderful select fabrics, among other amenities. The hotel’s restaurant serves delicious and authentic Cretan Greek food and international selections. The restaurant is right along the beach and offers sunset views while you enjoy dinner. Rates range from $123-$220, depending on season and room selection.
If you are looking for a nice, small Chania Crete hotel,
then look into the Hotel Palazzo. The Hotel Palazzo
has only 11 rooms and they are all located inside a charming
Venetian townhouse. The hotel is found at the end
of the Old Town on Theotokopoulou Street in the Venetian
port. While the rooms are fairly simple, they offer
ample space, good furniture, television, a telephone,
radio, a refrigerator and air-conditioning. Outside
your room at this nice Chania Crete hotel, there is a
reception area with a television, an area for complimentary
breakfasts, and a roof garden with gorgeous views of both
the sea and the mountains. If you are thinking of
renting a car in Greece, note that there is complimentary
parking for guests at Talo Square. You can find
a lot of different Greece tours,
and while staying in Chania, you can book a tour into
the surrounding countryside, and this hotel makes a good
city base. The staff here is extremely helpful and
can help you with car rentals, finding and booking tours,
and they offer a laundry service. Rates at this
wonderful, small Chania Crete hotel range from $78-$111
for a double, depending on season. This Chania hotel
is open from April 1-October 31.
If you are looking to get out of the city area for a
stint, try heading to the west coast Chania village of
Platanias and consider making the Apladas Beach Chania
your western Chania hotel. The hotel was built in
2001, and is a good choice for those looking for Chania
hotels that sit right on the beach. How better to
enjoy the Greece beaches than by staying on one? This hotel is large, offering
around 141 rooms with straightforward, yet chic designs.
Most rooms have sea views, and you should try to book
one that does. Room amenities include a mini-bar,
personally controlled air-conditioning, satellite TV,
a telephone, a hair dryer and internet access. This
place is all about relaxation, with 3 pools and many seating
and lounging options. Make some wagers on the billiards
table in the games area. If you have children, there
is a playground for them to enjoy. You can find
a mini-shop on-site, parking, and if you are feeling just
too comfortable in your room, you can order room service.
There are two bars here, one by the pool and the other
being a lounge bar. The hotel’s restaurant
serves a nice mix of Greek cuisine and international fare.
While you are away from Chania city, you are not far away
at about 15 minutes by car. Rates here average out
at around $220 for a double. This is a great choice
for a Chania Crete hotel that gets you out enjoying the
sun and peaceful setting.