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69 Kidonias Str. 1866 Square, Chania Town, Crete 731 35 Greece
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 07/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 07/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#8 of 117 hotels in Chania Town
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Completely renovated in 2013, the Samaria is a superior 4-star hotel, conveniently located at the center of Chania, within minutes walk from the Old Town and the Venetian Port. It is an ideal choice for both, business and leisure offering quality accommodation, excellent facilities and friendly efficient service. Museums, Restaurants, bars, shops and entertainment are well within walking distance. Guest rooms are tastefully decorated to a contemporary style featuring hardwood floors, marble bathrooms with powerful rainshowers, fully flexible individually controlled air-conditioning, COCO-MAT 4-layer Eco bed systems with feather toppers, fine cotton linen, large smart HD TV with internet connection and a wide range of satellite channels, direct-dial telephone, wired as well as wireless high-speed internet access (Wi-Fi), mini-bar, hair-dryer, laptop-size safebox, working desk and excellent sound insulation. Superior rooms additionally provide sitting area with a comfortable sofa, larger bathrooms, electric curtains, Nespresso coffee maker, luxury bath amenities, iron & ironing board, bathrobes and turn-down service. Executive suites provide separate sitting area with working desk and a second TV set, luxury marble bathroom with chromotherapy shower and marble bathtub, Nespresso coffee maker and all superior rooms facilities and services. The hotel's other facilities include a bar-cafeteria, an a-la-carte restaurant serving Mediterranean and local cuisine, an outdoor swimming pool, a well-equipped fitness center, daylight conference and meeting facilities, a business center, secretarial services and a private car park. High-speed wireless internet connection is available throughout the hotel at no extra charge while meeting rooms as well as guest rooms provide also wired internet connection.
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Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Business Center with Internet Access
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Baggage storage
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Concierge
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
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Ironing service
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Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Laptop safe
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Non-smoking rooms
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Modern
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Languages Spoken
English, Greek
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Anna Shu wrote a review Nov 2020
13 contributions3 helpful votes
The room is brilliant, Nespresso coffee machine is a pleasant surprise and the breakfast is the best I ever had in hotels! Very good service, polite and friendly staff! Room has all the best amenities and the location is great!
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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ELENI GR wrote a review Jan 2020
Heraklion, Greece5 contributions1 helpful vote
Hotel's Favorite
I visited Samaria hotel as a business guest twice the last 2 months and I was happy enough to return there! The hotel has a spectacular location in the heart of the city just a street across the old town and the market but still so quiet rooms. No noise at all and this was the biggest advantage for me! Amazing mattress which made my stay feel like leisure and totally relaxing! Great selection of local items in breakfast with selection of your favorite coffee! Really fast room service with great flavors! I wouldn’t miss to mention the most beautiful bar of the town located right in the hotel..the whole space feels like a movie studio!! At last, worth mentioning point is the absolute professional but still so friendly staff always willing to help and guide you with a big smile! They seem really carefully selected as the top of the kind! Special thanks to Kaiti from reservation department, Despoina and always smiling Likourgos.. Great Job!!! It seems that we really found a home in Chania!
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled on business
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SSS wrote a review Oct 2020
Melbourne, Australia3 contributions1 helpful vote
I have stayed in many nice, luxurious hotels across the world and this one trumps them all. A mere stroll from the city of Xania or the bus station (A popular drop of point) and this little slice of heaven awaits. Clearly caterering for a business clientele it serves all needs more than comfortably. At check in I was offered a warm welcome and a free upgrade. Upon entering my spacious and tastefully appointed room, I was met with complimentary Rakia and a local treats platter. Breakfast was the best and most extensive I'd been offered in Greece and the service from both Cassos (a clear family man who remembered both my name and order from day one of my stay) and Despina (friendly and sociable staff member always aiming to please the guest) was faultless. Nothing was too much trouble. Both the Hansa rain shower and the extra large, extra comfy bed were the best I had ever experienced in hotels across the globe. Upon leaving I was given a complimentary late check out, greeted with a fruit platter and bottle of local wine and the offer to spend the rest of the afternoon by the pool. The housekeeping was impeccable as was the service from all staff. Nothing was too much trouble to ask at anytime. I split my stay with another hotel in Xania that cost more than the Samarian so I could compare the two and it was a decision I later regretted. You can not go wrong with this hotel and I will not hesitate to recommend this establishment, it's staff and personally look forward to returning.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Phil wrote a review Oct 2020
London, United Kingdom1 contribution
I have used tripadvisor for many years but this is the first time I have felt the strong urge to leave a review. This hotel is absolutely fantastic, 10/10. I booked it for my partner Mairead's birthday and we have spent 5 wonderful nights here over September and October 2020. The staff are all very kind, considerate and offer a great level of service and professionalism. The hotel itself is furnished to very high specifications and details (both my partner and I are interior designers in the hospitality industry). The quality of food and beverages is ridiculously high for their price point (the club sandwich from the snack menu and old fashioned cocktails are personal highlight). The location, a mere 5 minute walk from the center situates the hotel perfectly. In terms of covid - everyone and everything was in line with the local regulations. This is perfect for both tourists and business visitors to Chania. I honestly cannot fault it at all and we both wish them all the best for the year ahead. We will be recommending to everyone we can and hope to visit again next year.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Sorcha Q wrote a review Sep 2020
County Dublin, Ireland2 contributions1 helpful vote
I'm not sure what I can say...from 5 weeks before I arrived and needed to book a taxi, they were on hand to organise it. Nothing was too much trouble from even before I arrived. Upon arrival I was met by 2 very friendly staff members both wearing either masks or face shields. The lobby was spotless. Check in was a breeze and so efficient. My stay being during Covid, the porter let me get in the first lift and then got in the second lift by himself with my bag to ensure we were not in close proximity to each other. Breakfast is an extremely flexible affair, from 7 to 11am so even if you're planning an early morning boat trip (as I did) or out late the night before and need a late bite (which I also did) everything was catered for! All tables were outside and separated and it's table service for everything. What can I say about the food except it's DELISH! No greasy fry ups, good hearty food with a mix of Greek in it. FYI order the Cretan scrambled egg it's top notch. There's no fighting for sunbeds or possessive towel laying from 6am in the morning as the sunbeds are only put out after breakfast at 11am so everyone has a fair chance. Sunbeds all separated too. I was a solo traveler but I was never made to feel awkward or in the way. The staff were helpful, made me feel right at home offered drinks and food and were there all throughout the day if I ever needed anything. The hotel gives you freshly laundered towels in a bag before going out to the pool. The pool is magnificent also. Fantastic suntrap. While I never tried the dinner in the restaurant, the cocktails were superb! The hotel is literally a 5 minute walk from the lighthouse and all the bars, places to eat and shops. It's the perfect location. All the staff were incredible, I have nothing negative to say about any aspect of my trip except that I had to leave after a week and that I didn't book two weeks! I will be back in 2021, probably around May or June and I will be staying at this hotel for sure. It's a gem right in the city center. Thanks for such an amazing stay and thank you for making me feel so welcome as a solo traveler. Not many places have mastered how to deal with solo travelers but this place has it down to a T.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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PRICE RANGE
$130 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
samaria hotel chania
LOCATION
GreeceCreteChania PrefectureChania Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
84
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Frequently Asked Questions about Samaria Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Samaria Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Alexia Handmade Jewelry (0.2 miles), Minoan's World The 9D Experience (0.2 miles), and Emmanuel Jewellery (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Samaria Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Samaria Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Samaria Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Samaria Hotel?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Samaria Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Fresh Point Juice Bar, To Artopoleion, and Phyllo Breakfast & Brunch.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Samaria Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Samaria Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Samaria Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Samaria Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Greek.
Are there any historical sites close to Samaria Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Venizelos Graves (2.4 miles) and Firkas Fortress (0.10 miles).