to Hotel Porto Antico

Built in 1659, Porto Antico is located in the Venetian harbour of Chania. It offers traditional rooms with views of the Old Town, the port and the landmark lighthouse Pharos.


Superior Sea View

Spacius room with double bed, fridge, 32" LCD TV, hairdryer and private balcony with view to the lighthouse and the old harbour


Wireless Internet


Air Conditioner



Hotel Porto Antico is open all year round.

PORTO ANTICO Hotel is situated in the centre of the picturesque old Venetian harbor, as well as 5min. walking distance from the modern centre of Chania town. Located in a venetian-style, histοric building, just opposite the Venetian lighthouse, the hotel provides 10 rooms in total, 7 of which enjoy majestic sea-front views of the Venetian harbor, the lighthouse, “Firka” Fortress and “Giali Tzamisi” (Mosque of the Seaside).

The hotel is recently renovated, retaining the old Venetian style architecture, harmoniously combined with minimal decoration and furnishings. It also provides reception area, sitting room and Wi-Fi internet. The 10 comfortable rooms, dispose all necessary amenities, such as new mattresses, heating/cooling, WC, shower and either balcony or windows, offering unique direct sea views of  the picturesque  venetian harbor and its  romantic surrounding  backstreets.


The hotels privileged location is ideal for visitors who wish to stay in the most beautiful part of Chania town, where a wide variety of sight-seeings is gathered. Traditional taverns, bars, cafes, commercial shops and museums, as well as the exquisite old Venetian harbor itself, make the area pole of touristic attraction, all year round and especially, during summertime.

The beautiful city of Chania managed to preserve its original colors and historical character, despite the fast-growing tourist industry. It is considered as one of the most beautiful cities of Greece and the most picturesque city of Crete. The city of Chania is also characterized by a rich cultural life. A plethora of cultural events are organized every year (exhibitions, festivals, theatrical and musical performances, ect.)

The harbor was built by the Venetians during their colonization in Crete and more precisely between 1320 and 1356. It was an important center, serving the Venetian military ships, as well as one of the most important commercial ports of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea.

Nowadays, the picturesque Venetian port of Chania gathers a large number of visitors and local people, especially during the summer months. There are many restaurants, taverns, bars and cafeterias lengthwise to the coastline to offer you a pleasant time and entertainment.

One of the landmarks of Chania is the "Agora" (market). The cross-shaped market (agora) of Chania is prominent on the main east-west street of Chania and dates from the beginning of the century, was built in 1911-1913.

A busy market selling traditional products, Cretan cheese, honey, herbs, souvenirs, clothes, fresh fish, meat and produce, it also houses several tiny restaurants cooking simple but tasty food. To try is a MUST!