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“The best hotel in Chania” 5 of 5 stars
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Casa Leone Boutique Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1st side street Theotokopoulou 18 | Old Harbor, Chania Town, Crete 73100, Greece   |  
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Ranked #10 of 118 hotels in Chania Town
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“The best hotel in Chania”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Casa Leone is a great little guest house with warm and enthusiastic staff. They were always happy to stop and have a chat and give us travel tips.

The location is fantastic, with a picturesque view of the old port from the balcony. We had a garden view room but were always welcomed to sit out on the balcony in the main area.

Our room looked recently renovated, with a good-sized bathroom, I mention this because it is hard to find a good-sized bathroom in Greece! My only criticism, and it is a small one is that there was some noise from the tavernas in the old port late into the night, it wasn't too bad though and I was always able to get to sleep.

I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

lovely guest house overlooking harbour. We had beautiful bridal suite with its amazing rooftop balcony overlooking the harbour. Breakfast was incredible and the hosts were so welcoming and delightful.rooms were large and spotless. Position is fantastic in heart of old city.

  • Stayed April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Such a charming hotel and very nice hospitality. Nikos the owner made us feel right at home. The room was such a delight. We had the room with a balcony and a view of the harbor. The breakfast was on the balcony and couldn't ask for a better way to start the day. Prime location with best view of the harbor!

Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We prefer to travel off-season, for it is then that the places reveal their inner character best. Even though many parts of Minoan Crete had become familiar before, Venetian Chania was a new acquaintance. And the hotel, lovely Casa Leone! It did not feel like a hotel, but like a tiny palace at the end of a maze of streets and with a view over the Mediterranean harbour. That is how it must have appeared to the 13th-century Venetians when they entered the Mediterranean base and looked out for the routes further to the eastern part. The hotel was an experience both harmonious and magical.The people there were delightful and with a lot of character - Maria, Nikos and Anna. Maria served delightful and very substantial breakfasts with Greek delicacies. Greek mythical tales came a tiny bit closer to us as we looked at the blue sea each morning.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I would like to thank the people of Casa Leone, Chania for making my honeymoon magicall. Amazing Sea view from the room with mouth watering breakfast. Wish to come back again and again.. Don't miss the place. The owner is very nice and very friendly and honest.
Keep it up Casa Leone will visit you sooon again....

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We absolutely loved our stay at Casa Leone! The 3 of us stayed there for 4 nights in the junior suite with a sea view. The room had a loft with a bed for 2 upstairs and a sofa bed downstairs. You cannot beat the beautiful view of the old harbor of Chania. When we arrived, Maria was there to greet us. She was so friendly and served us coffee and pound cake on the balcony while she brought all of our suitcases into the room. The next morning we met Antonia. Antonia was also so friendly and welcoming. She prepared a delicious breakfast each morning and she even served us breakfast in our room one morning when we slept in and missed it. Antonia was so accommodating and recommended places for us to go during our stay. She also arranged taxis for us when we were exploring outside of Chania and she organized our ride to Heraklion airport when we were leaving, which is about 2 1/2 hours away from Chania. The only negative things I can say about this hotel is that the sofa bed is very firm and can be uncomfortable. Also, the hotel is over a nightclub and we would hear the music until about 6 in the morning. I would recommend bringing earplugs or using some kind of noise machine app to drown out the noise of the partying. The rooms in the back of the hotel may be quieter than the ones with the seaviews. Other than that, I would highly recommend this hotel. Antonia, Maria, and Nikos all went above and beyond to make sure we had an amazing time in Chania.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Beautiful boutique hotel renovated from Venetian colonial period, you feel very welcomed in a private villa far away from home also thanks to the attentive and accommodating staff. Magical atmosphere, especially at night, when from the room balcony and the surrounding areas of the hotel you can start dreaming simply looking the glowing Venetian harbor..

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Casa Leone Boutique Hotel

Address: 1st side street Theotokopoulou 18 | Old Harbor, Chania Town, Crete 73100, Greece
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Location: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Chania Town
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Chania Town
#4 Luxury Hotel in Chania Town
#7 Family Hotel in Chania Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Casa Leone Boutique Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to "Casa Leone" Hotel in the heart of the Venetian port of Hania. The entrance to the hotel is from number 18 Theotokopoulou the first side street you meet. The building, erected 600 years ago, has been restored in order to regain its original Venetian look with impressive results. The romantic atmosphere which prevails everywhere transports you far back in time. The Casa Leone Hotel is available the whole year. The rooms, double, triple and suites, are comfortable and luxurious. ... more   less 
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