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travelling alone

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travelling alone


I would be grateful of any advice as to places to stay and go in crete. I am travelling alone and do not want to be too isolated but have the opportunity to meet people as well as walk around on my own . I am flying into chania. Are there any decent central hotels ....I want to access the beach, old town ....but need it relaxed.

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1. Re: travelling alone

Personally, I would stay in the Old Town itself. There's always a buzz (or at late or early hours, at least a hum!) of activity. Look around for areas towards the harbour, and I don't think you can go too far wrong.

I don't know what your budget is, nor what you mean by decent, but we stayed at this lovely little gem in the Old Town. It as spacious, has character, two minutes from the harbour, I would feel perfectly safe staying in the surrounding area on my own. Small kitchenette, very helpful and locally knowledgeable reception staff, and perching on the little balcony, a bird's eye view of life in a small shady square (nice little taverna underneath, not too noisy) to watch a slice of local life go on. Perhaps not a hotel, but you can cook your own breakfast or eat at numerous extremely reasonable places nearby in a bit of sunshine


If this type of accommodation isn't for you, then do check out the general area, and there's no way you'll feel isolated. Tons of eateries and bars/cafes, and there is a really nice vibe on an evening.

From Chania, it's easy to strike out on your own if you wish on the good bus service


Edited: 1:39 pm, May 17, 2014
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