Chania city is a multicultural city that remains vivid throughout the year. Depending on the period of your visit to this magnificent city, you will find a multitude of events that, if you are up for it, will keep you busy all day and all night long. Live music concerts, theatre, dance performances, art exhibitions and a wide range of museums are available all year long, both in the city centre and in the suburbs.
We will be delighted to guide you through the city culture and suggest the options that are most suited to your style and taste. Whether you want to explore the traditional and historical aspects of the city, or if you wish to experience a more modern way of life, we can show you the way and the places.
A journey of multiple centuries has left numerous landmarks within the city center and its suburbs, offering a wide range of must-see places and monuments. The city’s most emblematic landmark is the lighthouse, which is one of the oldest in the world, having been built four centuries ago. The dominating Turkish Mosque (Yali Tzami) is hard to miss, is the first mosque built by the Turks in Crete and the only one that has survived centuries of historic and monumental transitions. In Kastelli Hill, a five minute walk away from Malmo Historic Hotel, one can see the ruins of one of the three greatest Minoan cities. Many other constructions and monuments such as Traditional Clock (roloi) and the Market place (Agora) are integrated in the modern city life and are the witnesses of the city’s recent history.
Many monuments from the Minoan era, Venetian and Turkish monuments, minarets and post war sites, as well as numerous places of religious interest are all over the town and we will be glad to provide directions and suggest routes that will enhance your experience while in the city.
Chania is above all on an island that combines the mountain and the sea. Depending on the time of your visit, there is a grand variety of places to visit, whether you enjoy a great mountain hike, a walk by the snow, and the experience of passing through a beautiful gorge, or if you mostly like the sea and wish to take a swim in the most idyllic beaches in the world.
A great option includes hiking the Samaria Gorge, the longest in Europe, which is an intense and stimulating experience. Chania is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts as, in total, the greater area provides 228 hiking routes. Being on an island, Chania also offers infinite options for beaches, with some of the most awarded options in the world that every year claim the universal preference.
Chania is all about the magnificent, natural beauty, at its purest form. We would be happy to recommend and provide suggestions on the places you should be visiting while in the city, from the most popular to the most hidden gems on the island.
Chania is a colourful city that offers a wide range of options for entertainment, including food, drinks, and dancing. Starting your day from the Malmo Historic Hotel, you wander through the multiple alleys of the historic town centre, walking by the numerous and colourful little shops, with the old harbour and the lighthouse providing for the best atmosphere possible.
With Chania being a vastly touristic place, there are multiple restaurants, cafes, and bars in its centre. You will find different kinds and styles of cuisine, and you will be enthralled by the flavours that are served in this town. You get the chance to experience the Cretan cuisine, give a try to the traditional recipes and taste local flavours that will make your trip unforgettable.
At the same time, the locals are famous for their extrovert and social way of life, therefore the city has been shaped to support this lifestyle. Beach bars, wine bars right next to the sea, clubs and bistros are open all night long, while music festivals, dance performances and theatres provide great entertainment options.
Feel free to ask us about the best places to go in the city and we guarantee you will have the vacation you need.
A journey of multiple centuries has left numerous landmarks within the city center and its suburbs, offering a wide range of must-see places and monuments. The city’s most emblematic landmark is the lighthouse, which is one of the oldest in the world, having been built four centuries ago. The dominating Turkish Mosque (Yali Tzami) is hard to miss, is the first mosque built by the Turks in Crete and the
We would like to announce that, thanks to the regulated restrictions that Greece has complied to and continues to do so throughout this pandemic. Throughout your stay, we will ensure the most protected and worry-free environment
possible. The commitment to the safety and care of our guests is and will always be our top priority. Therefore, we have established our health and safety approach according to the official government’s guidelines on hotel disinfection and hygiene.
Following you will find a list of some of the practices that will be implemented
to protect you during your stay.
– Training of the staff regarding Covid-19 health & safety protocols.
– Technology where possible for contactless solutions eg. check in.
– Guests and employees must practice social distancing. All seating will be arranged to
ensure physical distance is maintained.
– The frequency of cleaning and sanitizing will be increased and that applies to all public
spaces with an emphasis on deep cleaning high traffic areas and back of house frequent
contact surfaces & items.
– Enhanced in room cleaning using covid-free certified products and cleaning in high
temperatures of all bed linen, towels and fabrics.
– Check in at 15.00 and check out at 11.00 am/ to ensure there is sufficient time to deep clean
the rooms for new guests.
– A complete medical kit will be available at the Front Office.
We have also amended our cancellation policy and more flexible policies apply.
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*We can provide rapid tests services to our customers for their travel safety.