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Porto del Colombo Hotel

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Dublin
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We spent 4 nights here in September. They organised a pick up from the airport which went very well. The driver had to drop us off outside the old town and give us instructions how to find it but this was no hassle either. The welcome was very friendly (a glass of Raki) and registration easy. We had a room...

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Marlborough Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

The hotels around the old city of Chania are located in a maze of narrow alleyways and cobbled streets that are confusing and crowded during business hours. Street names are hard to spot against the background of shop signage and after wandering around in circles for 10 minutes we were given directions to the Porto Colombo by the concierge of...

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Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2015

A very character filled hotel with exceptionally friendly and helpful staff, especially Athina who had us in fits of laughter, breakfast very substantial and served until late, much appreciated. Bathroom small but adequate although another hook for towels would be helpful. A great location very close to everything and down a quiet laneway away from hustle and bustle of main...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We just got back from our honeymoon in Greece and this was our absolute favorite hotel that we stayed in. It's a bit tricky to find since it is buried in the streets of Old Town Chania, but what an absolute piece of history! The staff is so lovely and friendly, and they take such care and are happy to...

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Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

This is a very charming hotel in the heart of the old town. As with other hotels in the area there is no real direct access by car but that is more than compensated by the location. We were in the top floor and since there is no elevator it may not be for those with mobility issues but the...

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Davidson, NC
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We very much enjoyed this wonderful old hotel. We had a great two-level space; the only liability of that is that the room was a long walk up many stairs. The location, in the middle of the old town, was really quite ideal. We did not realize that we had to walk a couple of blocks to the property. That...

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Thank bilawing
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

One of the oldest building in the old town. Close to the Venetian port, good restaurants within walking distance,clean & confortable room, good breakfast. Very professional and friendly staff. Top service Thank you Roula & Athena Gian Piero

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Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 4 May 2015

I booked this hotel through booking.com and reviewed it there, but the staff at the hotel are so lovely I just have to write another review here too! Loved staying here, it was fantastic. The rooms were beautiful, comfortable and very clean. The staff were really helpful and friendly and the WiFi worked perfectly. Location is amazing, very near to...

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Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Great location, helpful and friendly staff. the intorier is quite unique and historical, but all furnitures are in dark brown color and room is a bit dark during the day. we had 3beds room, one of single bed has a super tall sailing, thats a part of old structure look but not everyone can like it i have to be...

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Lebanon
Reviewed 15 February 2015

I flew into Chania from Athens and took the airport bus into town,dropped off at the main station and then headed off in search of my hotel.I walked through the old town,wandering and getting lost,all part of the journey,but asked and received good directions.The hotel is about 1000 years old and my top floor room had a view of the...

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Our Hotel, an imposing, tall, 600 year old building, has gathered a rich history over the passing of the centuries. During the days of Turkish Rule, the building housed members of high ranking Turkish military who made many changes to the buildings architecture - even built a Hamam.In the garden and next to that, a room to secure their slaves (where you can still see the metallic rings nailed to the walls). In the beginning of the 19th Century, the building was used as a French embassy and later was inhabited by the great Greek political figure, Eleftherios Venizelos, who also used it as his political offices until his move to Athens, when he took power as Prime Minister of Greece. The Hotel has 10 beautiful rooms - the 2 of which are maisonettes - fully restored and traditionally decorated to provide our guests with an especially warm and welcome feeling. All rooms have modern conveniences (WC, telephone, TV, mini-bar, air-conditioning and Central Heating in winter) ensuring our guests have a comfortable and enjoyable stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Porto del Colombo Hotel

Address: Theofanous & Moshon Streets, Chania Town, Crete 73110, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Chania Town
Price Range: RM225 - RM561 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Porto del Colombo Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Porto Del Colombo Hotel Chania, Greece - Crete
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#10 Luxury Hotel in Chania Town
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