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Beijing, China
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 11 June 2014

My first time in Crete, and we only had 5 days! The Amphora was a great choice. Our room was on the top floor with a romantic little balcony overlooking the port and the ancient Venitial port. The charming lanes still have the old world charm are full of great stores for local jewelry, potery and food.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 11 June 2014

This hotel was in the perfect spot for us to get out for walks in Chania, and to relax and watch the harbour action from the comfort of our balcony, or one of the terraces. The hotel was lovely, and a bit of a maze! Our room was fantastic, with a great view of the harbour. We were there on... More 

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Sydney
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 June 2014

I booked the wrong day so turned up with no reservation. The hotel staff could not be nicer - sorted everything out with a minimum of fuss. Great breakfast the next morning. A really great hotel experience.

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Shelly Beach, Australia
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

Excellent hotel in the most beautiful of places. Our room was on the top floor, with a small balcony overlooking Chania - sheer bliss - it was worth the climb up 3 flights of stairs. The hotel has loads of charm and has all you need. The staff could not have been more helpful and friendly. We were travelling in... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 February 2014

We really enjoyed our stay here when we visited crete. We had been to a few places but none were as comfortable and relaxing in the midday heat as room 20 at The Amphora. Situated on the harbour front, I was worried that it would be noisy but the bustle was comfortable and calming. The hotel is stunning and just... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 February 2014

We knew this hotel was going to be a special place to spend Christmas 2013 and so booked 3 days to celebrate. We didn't plan for it to be so good that we would spend all 9 days of our holiday here! Leaving the rain-blasted shores of the UK, we arrived in bright sunshine and were welcomed by the outstanding... More 

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Reviewed 9 November 2013

Lovely room right on the harbor, outside the room was a large terrace where you could sit for hours and feel like you are in heaven with the blue of the sea and sky. The lighthouse and the harbor also make for nice people watching. The hotel is a restored Venetian/ Ottoman era house, place had loads of charm, original... More 

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Avignon, France
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Reviewed 4 November 2013

What a treat! This hotel was certainly one of the best that I have ever stayed in on my extensive global travels. From the very first "Kalimera" this place was enchanting. The staff were superb, rooms, location and views superb. What else can I add?....Superb!

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London
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

Everything was great about this hotel. The staff, the views from the room and roof terrace, the breakfast, the harbour front restaurant below, the room we had (it was massive, great price/quality, was like living in a castle), name it. We loved it and regretted to have booked only 3 nights here. Chania is a fantastic place and the most... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

I stayed i Amphora for a week with a couple of friends. Location is superb, in an old, well maintained building facing the old harbor. The rooms are lovely, and there are a couple of roof top terraces good for relaxation as well. The staff is very friendly, and there is a relaxed atmosphere. Breakfast is superb, everything fresh and... More 

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Address: 2nd Passage of Theotokopoulou str | Old Venetian Harbor, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Chania Town
Price Range: $129 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amphora Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Amphora Hotel Chania, Crete
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Chania Town
#10 Romantic Hotel in Chania Town
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“Get a high up one in 3rd floor with fab view - it would probably be noisier on ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles Jean433, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not sure if other rooms would hear the al night bar next door. Room 7 was fine for avoiding that.”
  • Nice bed..can't do justice on the room, photo won't upload.
  • View from terrace
 of 5 bubbles Swansong2013, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have great views, but the higher the floor, the better the view.”
 of 5 bubbles obsSouthampton, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms to harbour had fab view - could be noisy but we did not find this effected our stay...lots of stairs to best view on roof top”
 of 5 bubbles NancyMcWilliams, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Extremely Helpful Staff”
 of 5 bubbles Hiwot0811, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
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