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Mama Nena Charming Hotel

Zambeliou 30, Chania Town, Crete 73131, Greece
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Ranked #1 of 71 Chania Town B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks a lot Heleni, Martina, Diana for a warm and welcome stay in Chania. This was our last stop in Crete for only 2 nights which was a fantastic closure of our visit to Crete. Chania is very nice, the atmosphere is spendid and the location of this hotel is one of the best you can find in Chania. If... More

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Corvallis, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were absolutely enchanted by this hotel. Really a B&B, but highly recommended. Marina and Diana were wonderful. There are only 3 rooms, but all are very comfortable and overlook the waterfront. This is an old building right in the heart of Chiana with lots of history. Marina is the daughter of Mama Nena, who still lives on a farm... More

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

New to Crete, we were unaware of the unusual hospitality that awaits visitors to this amazing island. At Mama Nena we were greeted with courtesy and professionalism, but also with genuine warmth and kindness. Matina's connection with her grandmother's home, now a very comfortable and stylish hideaway in the middle of bustling Chania is endearing, and Diana's homemade breakfasts showcasing... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

We (family of 4) stayed in the Stella room (top floor) and it worked well for us as we are light sleepers and there is some noise from the cafes in the harbor area (completely expected given the great location). The room was very comfortable for our family and we all felt that there was enough space. Matina welcomed us... More

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newmarket suffolk
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I could not describe Mama Nena as a Guest house or a Bed & Breakfast neither would do it justice, but neither is it a hotel as it is far too friendly and luxurious. When we arrived for our second visit it was like returning to stay with friends, but I cant believe that other people have stayed in our... More

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Winter Park, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My family had the pleasure of spending 4 days filling all three suites in this beautiful little hotel in the center of Oldtown, in Chania. Mattina, the gracious and knowledgeable granddaughter of the former owners, has restored this harborside 3 story old grand dame with careful attention to detail. It was spacious and comfortable, and our breakfasts were composed of... More

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I stayed at Mama Nena's for three nights in May this year. I wished I could have stayed for much longer. Fantastic location overlooking the harbour and situated in the old part of Chania. We were given a warm welcome when we arrived. The family home had been beautifully renovated, retaining all the charm of the home's past but with... More

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New York City
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77 reviews 77 reviews
34 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Although all we can really do is echo the praises that the other reviewers have heaped on Mama Nena, Matina, and Diana, we are so happy to do that. We spent two wonderful nights in this sweet hotel and left today with stomachs so full of our wonderful breakfasts, memories of our sweet room, and the warm laugh and conversation... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I visited Mama Nena in September 2013 with family and we had a wonderful time. The rooms and the location were fantastic and the breakfast was absolutely delicious. Our charming hosts were happy to chat over breakfast and offer suggestions on little trips, restaurants to try and anything else we needed. I could not recommend this place highly enough.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

A truly exceptional conveniently-located B&B, with stunning views over the harbour (and the snow-capped mountains from the 3rd floor terrace). We stayed at Mama Nena for five nights and absolutely loved every single minute of it - from Matina's warm welcome on arrival, to Diana's wonderful ever-different delicious home-made breakfasts, to relaxing on the sun-filled terrace and in the spacious... More

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Address: Zambeliou 30, Chania Town, Crete 73131, Greece
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Location: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Chania Town
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The MAMA NENA charming hotel is a small, family-run boutique hotel in the Old Town of Chania and is open all year round. The 15th century 4-storey family house, converted to a hotel 3 years ago, is set along the waterfront in the Venetian port of the town. The building has been fully restored with particular emphasis on quality and attention to detail.The modern and minimalist surroundings recapture the atmosphere of the town house at the beginning of the 20th century. It offers one double room and two two-room suites. Each room and suite has its own individual décor with an unobstructed view to the lighthouse and the sea. A fine balance between the old and the new provides maximum comfort and aesthetic appeal. Carefully restored furniture, fixtures and objects blend in harmony with the comforts of a modern guest residence. Intimate atmosphere and a big smile, style and charm, authenticity and high quality are some of the main characteristics a guest can find in MAMA NENA hotel. ... more   less 
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