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Porto Veneziano – Crete

Best For: Couples looking for a good value in a convenient Chania location

Location: CreteHotel Type: LuxuryHotel Style: ModernRating:

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Ideally situated on the picturesque Venetian harbor in Chania, this 57-room hotel is close to popular sights, bar offers a tranquil stay away from noisy cafes about a 15-minute walk from a sandy beach while the pink sands of Elafonisi are only a short drive away. Guests can also look forward to sunset views from harborside balconies and tasty, free locally-sourced breakfasts.


Popular with couples thanks to its pretty setting and tranquil vibe, set along the water facing the Old Venetian harbor, the Porto Veneziano Hotel offers rooms with modern amenities, eco-friendly practices that include solar energy to heat water and geothermal energy that powers air conditioning along with gorgeous harborside balconies for watching the sun set over the water. For an extra-romantic stay, book the Open Bath Suite which includes a large bathroom with a clawfoot tub and additional seating. All guests can look forward to a sumptuous complimentary breakfast every morning, served outside overlooking the harbor or in the dining room. including hot and cold dishes like smoked salmon and Cretan specialties like Bougatsa, a custard-filled pie. After getting fueled up there are bicycles available to borrow for free for exploring the city, or staff will help arrange a special excursion.


Located in Chania facing the historic harbor opposite one of the city’s top restaurants, Chrisotomo, and about a 5-minute walk to Chania ferries. Chania International Airport is about a 20-minute drive away.

Accomodation details

  • Furnished balconies
  • Some rooms with sea views
  • Premium bedding
  • Satellite TV with DVD/CD player
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Coffee and teamaking facilities, included or upon request
  • Air conditioning
  • Free bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Free toiletries
  • Pillow menu
  • Slippers
  • Minibar

Dining Facilities

  • Complimentary breakfast buffet with hot and cold dishes, including smoked salmon and local Cretan specialties


  • Dry cleaning and laundry services
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Garden
  • Concierge service
  • 24-hour front desk

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