We looked at the pictures online and were very excited to stay in this hotel. The actual room was nothing like the pictures though...The decoration was old and it even smelled "old", though clean enough.
The pool is tiny and old too but that wasn't as important as the room. It was way too expensive and a poor value for money. It's also difficult to park near. Maybe it's good for people on business trips, travellers with no car, winter time visitors or people who just want to be in the center and don't care about paying more for a barely decent room.
We've been visiting Chania for the past 3 years and have stayed in 5 different hotels, all cheaper and way nicer than this.
The upside is the breakfast, which was very nice and in good quality. The staff was also polite and helpful. But other than that, I wasn't satisfied with this hotel. The website and the professional photos are very misleading.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- We welcome you to AKALI HOTEL a very recently refurbished 4 star hotel and conference centre, located very centrally in the beautiful city of Chania which in the recent years apart from a very popular holiday destination, has been transformed into the new corporate centre of Crete.Close to old Chania port and our famous traditional market, our hotel has been a very popular establishment, offering accommodation of the highest standard for more than 20 years.Either for a business trip or for a relaxing holiday, AKALI HOTEL is the ideal place to stay combining modern and spacious rooms with excellent facilities and services of the highest quality. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Akali Hotel Chania Crete