The 51-room waterfront Porto Veneziano Hotel is nestled along Old Venetian Harbour, and provides easy access to the Chania Lighthouse
The standard double rooms have soundproof doors and windows, electronic locks, and bathrooms with showers. A private balcony, minibar and an HD LED TV with satellite channels is standard, and each room also has free Wi-Fi, an electronic safe and a hair dryer. Coffee and tea making facilities, as well as an iron with ironing board, are available on request.
Porto Veneziano Hotel offers a reception desk, complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas, private parking and free access to bicycles. A currency exchange and laundry are on-site, and the business centre is equipped with a computer and printer.
A Greek breakfast buffet is available daily, and lunch baskets are provided on request. In addition, room service is available at convenient hours.
The Porta Magna at the Venetian Arsenal is nearby.
WiFi in lobby
Akti Enoseos & Glafkou, Old Venetian Harbour, 73132, Chania, Greece
Many guests appreciate that breakfast is based on the healthy Cretan diet, and say that extra virgin olive, local dairy produce and farm fresh fruits and vegetables are used in preparing all dishes. Others add that there is a large variety of cereals, and love the wide selection of homemade pies, cheese platters and freshly-squeezed fruit juices.
Several guests note that the rooms and suites are fitted with exclusive VingCard locks, and feature Valera hair dryers, luxurious CocoMat pillows and soft satin stripe duvets from Nef-Nef. Others add that some rooms boast lovely views of the Old Venetian Harbor, the picturesque Venetian Lighthouse and the Cretan Sea, and comment that the Superior Suite has a large sitting room with a separate office space.
Friendly and attentive staff
Many guests appreciate that the front desk staff is attentive during check-in, and provides helpful information about the property and accommodation. Others add that housekeeping is thorough and regular, and mention that the duty managers take regular rounds of the property and greet guests on every occasion.
Noisy and smelly surroundings
Some guests note that the sound of traffic and nearby church bells is audible in the rooms when the windows are left open. Others add that the private balconies are downwind to the kitchens of nearby taverns, and dislike that the strong smell of food cooking is prevalent.
Patchy TV reception
A handful of guests say that satellite service is intermittent, and dislike that the reception is poor. Others add that several premium channels are not available.
Poor ventilation in the common areas
Some guests mention that the air conditioning in the lobby and lounge is ineffective, and note that the lifts lack proper ventilation. Others add that the hallways feel stuffy during the summers.