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Featured Crete Historic Hotels

Casa Vitae
Casa Vitae
4.0 out of 5.0 N. Patelarou 3, Rethymno, Crete Island
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

An amazing beautifully classic venetian style hotel. The staff, Maria was simply wonderful! The breakfast was delicious, with plenty of options and tasty delights. The room was clean and beautifully decorated. This hotel is in a great location for walking access to everything in the city. We can ...

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2013
Renovated in 2019, Casa Vitae offers 2 outdoor pools, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage of free offsite parking, along with an ...
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Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence
Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence
4.0 out of 5.0 Iroon Politechniou & Melissinou, Rethymno, Crete Island
$108
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

Great location in the old city center adjacent to the old Venetian Fortezza, with great private parking opposite the hotel. Very friendly staff . Very nice building , nice rooms and great breakfast ! Just ask in advance for the itinary to get to the hotel parking , as there are many oneway streets ...

Reviewed on May 22, 2017
Guests of Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence have access to an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a rooftop terrace. There's free parking, and an airport ...
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Kydon, The Heart City Hotel
Kydon, The Heart City Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 Sof. Venizelos Sq. & 2 Str. Tzanakaki, Chania, Crete Island
$129
4.8/5 (5 reviews)

Perfect. Close to old city and harbor. Very friedy staff and service. Clean and comfortable.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2018
Kydon, The Heart City Hotel features free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and a 24-hour business center. Self parking is available for EUR 8 per day. ...
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Rimondi Boutique Hotels
Rimondi Boutique Hotels
4.0 out of 5.0 10, Xantoulidou Street, Rethymno, Crete Island
4.5/5 (6 reviews)

Location is great. Right in the heart of Rethymnon. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Property has two small pools which were very nice. You have to park a couple blocks away from the hotel (it's only accessible by walking). This wasn't a big issue but wished we had known ahead of time. Overall ...

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019
2 outdoor pools, a rooftop terrace, and free WiFi in public areas are featured at Rimondi Boutique Hotels. There's free offsite parking, and an airport shuttle ...
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Galaxy Hotel Iraklio
Galaxy Hotel Iraklio
5.0 out of 5.0 75 Dimokratias Ave, Heraklion, Crete Island
$103
4.4/5 (33 reviews)

The reception staff was excellent. Very professional and polite.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019
At Galaxy Hotel Iraklio, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a 24-hour health club, and a steam room. For transportation, you can make use of an airport shuttle (available ...
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Kriti Hotel
Kriti Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 Nikiforou Foka & Kiprou, Chania, Crete Island
$95
4.0/5 (4 reviews)

Great hotel if you don’t mind a 10 minute walk to old town. Staff was very friendly, room was clean and hotel was well taken care of. If I were to visit Chania again I would definitely stay here. Note: it is about a 15 minute walk to bus station where you can get busses to attractions like Elafonisi, ...

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2018
Guests of Kriti Hotel enjoy a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. Airport transportation is made easy with an airport shuttle ...
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Ionas Boutique Hotel
Ionas Boutique Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 Kallinikou Sarpaki & Sorvolou, Chania, Crete Island
3.0/5 (1 reviews)

the hotel is kind of fine. but our room was on the ground floor with terrible air conditioner which was working loudly all the night. we could barely sleep with such noise

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2016
At Ionas Boutique Hotel, guests have access to a rooftop terrace, free WiFi in public areas, and laundry facilities. For transportation, you can make use of ...
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Hotel Porto Antico
Hotel Porto Antico
3.0 out of 5.0 Zampeliou 24, Chania, Crete Island
$78
A local mainstay since 1669, Hotel Porto Antico offers free WiFi in public areas, a library, and express check-out. There's free offsite parking and an airport ...
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Elia Zampeliou Hotel-Adults Only
Elia Zampeliou Hotel-Adults Only
3.5 out of 5.0 Zampeliou 32, Chania
A rooftop terrace and free WiFi in public areas are featured at Elia Zampeliou Hotel-Adults Only. Front-desk staff can help with tours or tickets, and provide ...
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Uncover the Intrigue of a Crete Historic Hotel

Featuring a variety of historic hotels, Crete offers travelers a rich tapestry of one-of-a-kind local experiences. Whether you choose opulence or rustic charm, you can embrace life in a different era for a night, a weekend, or an extended stay.

Upgrades and restores
Historic hotels have often been painstakingly restored to reflect their original glory or to update them with a contemporary vibe. You can choose to rough it in humble historic accommodations, or experience the good life in the area's sophisticated restored mansions and original hotels.

Historic hotels allow you to embrace each hotel’s heyday. Sip drinks in a retro bar, relish a candlelit dinner in a lavish dining room, or enjoy a private fire in your own well-appointed suite.

Many historic hotels even feature original grand facades and modern interiors with newly renovated lobbies and rooms. Others have been meticulously restored to reflect every historic detail of the building’s past. Choose how you wish to experience the history of Crete!

Get a glimpse of the past at a Crete historic hotel
Whether you’re looking for a retro experience or you want something from a different century, a stay at a famous hotel in Crete offers an unforgettable escape that will take your vacation to a new and unexpected level.

Discover life in Crete from a different perspective with a trip back in time and book your historic hotel stay today.

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