Serenissima is a 5-star hotel housed in a fully-renovated 15th-century Venetian mansion in the heart of the charming town of Chania in Crete. Lying 100 meters from the beach, and just 30 meters from the commercial center of the region occupied by cafes, eateries, and shops, the hotel combines history, luxury, and excellent location. This is the reason why it is one of the most sought-after accommodations in the region.
In addition to the imposing building of significant historic value, Serenissima offers equally impressive rooms with arched ceilings, which have been tastefully decorated and furnished combining tradition with contemporary elements.
High-quality is guaranteed through your experience not only in regard to Serenissima’s facilities but also in regard to the exclusive services and luxurious amenities it offers. All rooms feature a seating area that is equipped with a flat-screen TV and a comfortable sofa, a dining area, and a chic bathroom including luxury toiletries.
By choosing Serenissima for your stay, you will also have the opportunity to delve into the famed Cretan cuisine and discover the culinary tradition of the island in the most effective way possible: by tasting mouthwatering local delicacies in the hotel’s first-rate restaurant. Taste the fusion of age-old recipes with advanced cooking techniques and savor flavors you’ve never tasted before.
You can choose between a table in Serenissima Restaurant, nestled in a picturesque alley in the old harbor or you can take your delicious dinner on your private veranda. Moreover, you can enjoy luscious wines of Greek and international labels at the hotel’s prestigious wine bar. True to its 5-star character, Serenissima boasts incredible spa services, delivered by expert professionals and even provides its guests with a restored traditional Hammam that precious moments of serenity and recreation.
Couples will love:
- Excellent wine bar with a long list of excellent wines you can try even by the glass; ask for the sommelier’s guidance for an educated journey through flavor.
- Residing in a 15th-century Venetian mansion is a great -and surreal- experience.
- Make the most out of your stay in Serenissima by booking the ‘Superior Suite With Terrace’.
- Enjoy the delicious pillow menu offered, which you can enjoy while lying on your plush Coco-Mat mattress.
About the Location
Serenissima Boutique Hotel is situated in the picturesque town of Chania, in the center of the region, 11 km away from the airport of Souda, and right next to a gorgeous beach. Its central location puts the hotel approximately at a 30-meter distance from the shops and restaurants and is, therefore, the perfect location for those seeking to be in the heart of the social life of the island.
From this 5-star hotel, you can walk the 100 meters to the Archaeological Museum of Chania, and marvel at the fascinating proof of the island’s vast heritage. At a 300-meter distance from Serenissima, you will find the scenic Venetian Harbor with its emblematic lighthouse, where you can stroll the cobbled alleys and pay a visit to one of the cute shops, bars, and restaurants decorating the streets.
Only minutes away on foot you can also pay a visit to the maritime and folklore museums, and introduce yourself to the lifestyle, customs, and traditions of the island. The Synagogue, the mosque of the Janissaries, the Center of Mediterranean Architecture, the Venetian Arsenali, and the Municipal Market of Chania, are nearby as well, giving you endless opportunities for cultural entertainment. For your swimming adventures, the best beaches nearby are Nea Chora, Koum Kapi, and Kladissos, all of which will allow you to bask in the sun and dive into crystal-clear waters.
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.