On this blog, we will present where you stay and which are the best hotels in Chania!

Initially, we would say that there are a lot of different choices and you might see overwhelmed by the varied choices! But, don’t panic! Let’s see if we can help you with choosing the desired accommodation in this dreamed region!

Usually, we stay outside Chania town, as we prefer a more quiet place in front of the sea and then we can easily drive into the town. But this works for us! Some people prefer to be inside the town and feel the energy of the place! It is totally up to you!

We will present the best hotels and apartments inside Chania town, where all the magic happens, plus some accommodation which is value for money.

Additionally, we will give some tips for staying outside the town! Chania region is quite large so if you want to visit some of the most beautiful beaches in Chania you can use Chania old town as your starting point and have some daily trips to the beaches. Alternatively, you can move around the Chania municipality and stay in different towns and villages as we did on our 8-day itinerary!

Finally, you will find tips, reviews, photos and at the end a map with all the location of the mentioned hotels.

Update: Due to Coronavirus, this summer might be again different than usual ones. We wrote an article  (more information here!) where we explain the current measures and situation and we will update it as often as possible.


Best hotels in Chania town

1. Querini Luxury Suites 

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This apartment is in the same complex as the food market and as you can easily imagine everything is super close! It’s an excellent place to stay with a lovely sunroof and hot tub! An extra plus is the host, Manolis who elevates the whole experience! Note that there is public parking about 3 minutes walk from the apartment, which really nice to have but it can be quite full during the high season. More information here!

2. Ambassadors Residence Boutique Hotel

Best Hotels in Chania

There are not much to say about this luxurious hotel! It is a high-quality hotel with an excellent location and very helpful staff! Especially the rooms which overlooks the harbour have stunning views! It is very clean -quite important especially during this period!- and well decorated! More information here!

3. Hotel Off

Best Hotels in Chania Hotel off

A great hotel where the old and the new co-exist in lovely harmony.  And one more time, I will highlight the spot-on location of the hotel! The rooms, the terrace, the courtyard and the breakfast are just superb! More information here!

4. Casa Delfino Hotel & Spa

Best hotel in chania delfino

For those who read carefully our posts, you might remember this hotel as it is on our list with the best historic hotels in Greece!

In the heart of Chania’s charming old town, there is Casa Delphino Hotel and Spa, which is an original 17th-century Venetian mansion. It’s a stunning Venetian building with unique decorations. From the roof terrace, you can enjoy a delicious breakfast and the view of the old harbour! A very special hotel. More information here!

5. Morfeas Hotel

Best Hotels in Chania Morfeas

This hotel is located in the heart of Chania old city and only 2′ away from the sea! A lot of restaurants, cafes and other cool places are very close. I would recommend getting a room with a balcony as it gives an extra dimension to your stay! Also, take into account that there is no elevator in that hotel. More information here!

6. Doge Traditional Hotel

Best Hotels in Chania Doge Traditional Hotel

The location is ideal to explore Chania old town. The rooms are gorgeous, like an old castle, with a comfortable double bed with a fairytale sky! Very clean, with great service! You might also be treated with local raki upon arrival! More information here!

7. Porto Veneziano Hotel 

The sea and the Venetian harbour view are magnificent. The hotel has its own parking and behind there are two large public parking! It is easy to reach by car and there are many restaurants and cafes. The breakfast is really good with a nice variety of foods! More information here!

8. Kores Boutique Houses

It is ideally located in the old town. There is a small garden, which makes it ideal for breakfast or coffee and I think it is even better in reality. The rooms are very clean with very nice style! More information here!

Best apartments in Chania town

9. Centro Urban Chania 

Best Hotels in Chania centro urban

That’s a nice and quiet apartment. The location is great, as it is a few blocks from the central market and the Venetian port. More information here!

10. Minaret Suites and Apartments

Best Hotels in Chania minaret suites

These apartments are close to the old harbour with easy access to bars and restaurants. Very clean which is not always the case in apartments! More information!

11. The48suites

Best Hotels in Chania the48suites

In a lovely alley, you will find this excellent accommodation! Very quiet rooms in spite of being quite central with great style and decoration!  And last and very important you will find a very helpful and friendly hostess! More information here!

12. Alcanea Boutique Hotel

Alcanea Boutique Hotel Chania Crete

What to say about this hotel. It is situated at the end of the harbour and it provides this quietness next quietness while you are close to the charming narrow little streets of the old town. The decoration in the Venetian style is just superb and from your rooms, you can enjoy the glorious view of the lighthouse! The breakfast is amazing and it is served in a beautiful place just in front of the sea! As this is historic from Venetian time, there no elevators building in case you have any mobility issues. But the staff is super helpful and they will assist you with that as well! More Information Here!

Hotels and apartments with great value for money!

13. Marias Studios

Where to stay in Chania

This is a new studio. On a smaller side but very clean and with a great location. More information here!

14. Brigitte house 

Where to stay in Chania

This is a nice apartment with 2 bedrooms and a lounge – kitchen area. The location is great as it’s about 10′ walking distance to the old town. A very good plus is the parking that is available in the street in front of the house. More information here!

Best hotels outside Chania town

As I described in my post about our 8-day itinerary in Chania, the whole region is a total treasure of beautiful spots, beaches and people. You can stay in any of the above close to Chania town hotels or you can stay outside closer to marvellous beaches or to other wonderful towns like Paleochora, Falasarna, Loutro etc. In that case, you can rent a car and explore the whole region!

Kalyves is a seaside village 20′ from Chania. It has a nice sandy beach and restaurants if you want to relax during the day there and visit picturesque Chania during the night.

15. Porto Kalyves – Kalyves

Where to stay in Chania region

These apartments have a fantastic view of the sea and you will totally enjoy your coffee or your breakfast looking at the deep blue! Also, Ioanna and Panagiotis are amazing hosts which is always a big plus for me! More information here!

16. Monastery Estate Retreat – Sougia

Monastery Estate Retreat Chania Crete

It’s a beautifully designed hotel with private pools in most of the rooms! The view in the area is amazing and you can enjoy lovely walks just below the property with the best mountain views! Super comfortable beds, quiet and peaceful to sit outside the room. The hotel is located right outside a quiet village near Sougia beach. The whole simplicity and tranquillity of the place will disconnect you from daily life! More Information Here!

17. Renieris Hotel – Stalos

Renieris Hotel where to stay in Chania crete

This is a high-quality accommodation with great personal service and a great breakfast with lots of choices! You will definitely enjoy the delicious breakfast or enjoying your dinner by the poolside! The view is stunning, as the hotel is located on a hill! Note that the beach is close but you have to go up and down the stairs leading you to the beach. More Information Here!

18. Domes Noruz Chania, Autograph Collection- Adults Only – Kato Daratso

Domes Noruz Chania, Autograph Collection Adults Only

This is a very stylish, relaxed and modern boutique hotel. Extremely friendly and helpful staff. The beach is great, and the spa is highly recommended! Delicious breakfast with a wide range of choices! The location isn’t particularly interesting but you can walk quite easily to local restaurants. More Information Here!

19. Blue Horizon – Palaiochora

Blue Horizon hotel Palaiochora Chania Crete

This is a beautiful hotel, which is located right on the beach, close to shopping and restaurants and note that it has parking! I recommend booking one of the sea view rooms which have great sunset views. More Information Here!

20. Agarathos Rooms Kaliviani – Kaliviani, Kissamos

Agarathos Rooms Kaliviani Kissamos where to stay

Excellent location in the countryside very close to Kissamos and to some of the best beaches in the area! it is 11km away from breathtaking Balos, 49 km from Elafonisi and 6 km from Fallasarna beach. Mavros Molos beach in Kissamos is 10 minutes by car! It has a beautiful garden and swimming pool! A short walk to the square and I recommend Agarathos Taverna’s amazing home-cooked food right around the corner! More Information Here!

21. Naya – Kissamos

Naya hotels in Kissamos crete

This was a nice surprise for us, as we wanted accommodation so we could discover the west part of Crete! And we weren’t disappointed! It is a cosy small family hotel in a very quiet place and it is nice for a family The rooms are nice and clean but the big plus is that it located on the beach! You can enjoy your breakfast or coffee or lunch a few meters away from the beach. The beach is covered with pebbles but in the sea, the bottom is rocky for the first meter, but then the bottom is sandy. Note that sometimes the beach can get quite windy. More Information Here!

Here you will find a map with all the hotels that we have just recommended and their location, so you will have an idea about how far are from Chania town!

If you have any question, just leave us a comment below!