Monastery Estate Venetian Harbor
Even apparent in its name, Monastery Estate Venetian Harbor is an impressive hotel that exudes luxury, history & culture. Located in the picturesque Chania Old Town, and housed in a beautifully renovated, majestic 16th-century mansion, the hotel has every modern-day luxury you can think of while carrying an old-time charm that cannot be duplicated. Fusing the past and presence of the island, the traditional architecture meets contemporary design, resulting in striking suites that feature arches, stone-carved doors, and wooden floors.
All of the Monastery Estate’s suites are spacious, surrounded by large windows, and equipped with high-design bathrooms that include complimentary toiletries. Some include a seating area or even a private terrace with a hot tub for the ultimate relaxation. As a truly upscale resort, it boasts a spa center consisting of a traditional Turkish hammam and an indoor pool.
For your culinary endeavors, you can trust the hands of the professional chefs at the hotel’s Mon.Es Restaurant to eat delectable creations of traditional Cretan cuisine, implemented with contemporary twists and advanced cooking techniques, in a fine-dining environment. Additional services of the hotel include, but are not limited to, airport transfers and massage treatments, both of which will be delivered upon request and at an extra charge.
Couples will love:
- Nothing will make you feel more like royalty than staying at a 16th-century Venetian mansion.
- Make the most out of your stay at Monastery Estate by booking the ‘Deluxe suite with private terrace, hot tub, and Old Town view’; it’s all in the details.
- The original Hammam inside the hotel will treat you to a once-in-a-lifetime rejuvenating experience through age-old practices in an otherwordly ambiance.
- The hotel produces its own products, namely olive oil and various jams; make sure to try them as they are delicious.
About the Location
Monastery Estate Venetian Harbor is tucked away in one of Chania’s old town picturesque alleys, just a breath away from the Venetian Harbor, with its trademark lighthouse and its row of cafes, restaurants, and little shops.
The hotel is right next to the church of Agios Eleftherios and a few meters away from the famous mosque of Ahmet Aga. Other main attractions that can be found within walking distance from your accommodation are the central Mitropoleos Square, the impressive Municipal Market of Chania that will introduce you to the fresh produce of the Cretan land, the Folklore Museum of Chania, the Archaeological Museum of Chania, and the Municipal Art Gallery of Chania. For swimming, you can opt for Koum Kapi Beach, and Nea Chora Beach, both of which can be reached on foot in minutes from your room.
For your morning coffee and a delicious breakfast, try ‘Boheme’ cafe/bar. If you’re eager to taste traditional dishes of Cretan cuisine, a visit to ‘Tammam restaurant’ or ‘Kariatis Restaurant’ will give you exactly what you want. You can also visit ‘Jokal’s’ and ‘Peacock Tail Bar’ for an afternoon drink.