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Dorothy's Dream

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View of the Venetian harbour from one of the bedrooms
View of the hallway from the living room
One of the bedrooms
View of the Venetian harbor from one of the bedrooms
A traditional kitchen with all modern amenities
One of the bedrooms
Night view of the Venetian harbor from one of the bedrooms
The hallway of the residence
One of the bathrooms
View from the hallway
Kitchen detail
In the living room
Bedroom detail
Cozy corner in the living room
The kitchen
View of the Venetian port from one of the bedrooms
Breakfast served on the terrace
Southern view of the terrace
Enjoy breakfast on the terrace
View of the Giali Tzami Mosque from one of the bedrooms
View of the Maritime Museum from one of the bedrooms
The house behind the Giali Tzami Mosque
Morning view from one of the bedroom balconies
View of the lighthouse from the terrace
1 of 24View of the Venetian harbour from one of the bedrooms
Overview
Condo/Apartment -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 13
Chania, Magnesia Region, Thessaly
Dorothy's Dream is an ample, historic, four-bedroom residence located in the Palazzo del Rettore, one of Chania's oldest and most exquisite national monuments. Rising above the Byzantine walls of Kastelli, it overlooks the beautifully preserved Chania Old Venetian Harbour.The 200 square meters residence covers the entire top floor of the Palazzo del Rettore, a building dating from the 14th century. Set high on the fortified hill at the heart of the old town, the residence offers spectacular views to the Chania Venetian Harbour including the famous lighthouse, the Maritime Museum of Crete and the Giali Tzami Mosque as well as to the Big Blue Aegean Sea from all its northern rooms. Its south and east oriented rooms offer views to the old city and the small piazza with the lemon trees connecting the rest of the traditional residences... Read more
Listing #HL1671262
About the Owner
Eirini M
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

The highlight of our stay in Chania!! Dorothy's Dream is one of those places that you stay once and never forget. The place itself, the location, the rooms, the decoration, and especially the terrace give you the feeling that you are on top of the...More

Thank Angelos-Oslo
Reviewed June 11, 2016

Dorothy’s Dream. Maybe once or twice in a life time some people get to stay in a place like this. Romantic, practical, central, comfortable and every other positive remark that you might think of. I’d even have to be positive about the steep winding stairs...More

1  Thank river980
Alexandros M, VR Owner at Dorothy's Dream, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2016

Dear Sol, thank you for the review! We look forward to your return!

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Reviewed October 10, 2015

We have stayed in Chania three times and this really is exceptional. The former Governor's residence is one of the finest places to stay in Chania. We stayed here with family group of 7. Spacious family accomodation - Luxurious furnishings and surroundings with maid service....More

Thank GeoffJacque
Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (16)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    5 Twins
    1 Crib
    4 Fulls
    1 Bunk
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 1 night
C$749
€500
C$5,242
€3,500
1 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
July-Aug 2018
2 nights
C$899
€600
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1 Sep 2018 -
30 Sep 2018
September 2017
2 nights
C$749
€500
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1 Oct 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
October 2018
2 nights
C$599
€400
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Our rates are based on a daily rate for up to 6 persons (see table). For each additional person (up to a total of 13) add 30 euros.
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About the neighbourhood
Dorothy's Dream is located in the center of the old town of Chania near shops, restaurants, night clubs and a spectacular view of the Venetian harbour. The town itself offers a variety of activities including shopping, eating out, museums, swimming, archeological sites, walking tours, etc. For those interested in history, the town of Chania is a top destination with remains that date back to the Minoan times.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Chania International Airport: 15.0 km
Ferry: Souda port: 7.0 km
To come to Chania, you have the following options:

1. Take the boat from Piraeus (port of Athens) which departs at 21:00 or 22:00 each day and arrives at the port of Souda the next day at 06:00 (check www.anek.gr). From the port of Souda you either take a taxi (about 20 euros) or a bus (about 2 euros) or you pick up a car rental which you need to have booked previously.

2. Fly from Athens to Chania on either Aegean Airlines or Ryanair. Then take the bus (about 2 euros) or a taxi (about 25 euros) or rent a car (there are many car rental companies at Chania airport).

3. Fly from 26 cities in Europe directly to Chania on Ryanair.

4. Fly to Heraklion and come to Chania by bus or taxi (about 200 euros) or car rental. The drive from Heraklion to Dorothy's Dream in Chania is about 2 hours...
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Nearest Beach: 1.6 km.
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