Built on the incline of hill, this luxurious hotel boasts magnificent views of the bay of Chania and the historic islet of Thodorou. Totally refurbished in 2000, it is situated 5 km from the town of Chania, the most picturesque in Crete, and about 20 km from the CHA airport. The nearest sandy beach is located at about 750m from the hotel, across the road (downhill path from the gate to the main road). The awe-inspiring Cretan mountains dominate the green valley surrounding the hotel and the wild Samaria Gorge is only 30 km away. Traditional local ceramics and paintings in the hotels rooms and public areas tell the tale of the islands` history.
The hotel consists of a 3-floor main building with 138 rooms and of superior rooms located in a prime area within the landscaped gardens (Executive Wing - Panorama Blue). Room types range from standard to superior, beautifully appointed from mountain to sea view. Luxurious suites in the main building and garden upgraded rooms constitute the hotel’s best accommodation, some with private swimming pools on their terrace. Rooms and suites have a balcony or terrace, a private bathroom with shower. They are fully air-conditioned and centrally heated, with satellite TV, mini -bar, safe box, direct dial telephone, razor plug and hairdryer. The decor reflects the simple elegance of the Mediterranean that rests the eye and pleases the senses. Most rooms are twin bedded although some have double beds (on request). The Garden Deluxe rooms are located in the Panorama Blue wing but the clients accommodated there will be using all the facilities of the Panorama Hotel.
Food & Beverage
Guests have a choice between the hotels international restaurant, the popular pool bar, the lobby coffee shop and a lavish room service menu. The elegant main bar offers an impressive range of cocktails and the best sunsets on the island.
Sports & Leisure
The hotels two swimming pools are surrounded by terraces with designer bamboo furniture, stylish sunbeds and parasols. An additional pool is available for the exclusive use of the garden room residents. Leisure facilities include a tennis court and a basketball court, a gym, a sauna, billiards, a volleyball court, a massage parlour and a salon. Hiking paths, boat trips and excursions to many interesting sights are available from the hotels reception. (not all above facilities or services are complimentary). The hotel offers a full programme of activities during the day and at nights, including weekly Greek evenings with live music & folk dances and special theme evenings.
Facilities for children
Babysitting on request and extra charge, so that parents can relax and enjoy themselves, and free of charge babycots in all our rooms (on request).
Facilities & Services
The hotel offers a parking area, a health club, conference facilities, laundry service, currency exchange, internet corners, a gift shop, a newsagents, a doctors service (on-call). All areas have wheelchair access. Our staff is multilingual and most of all very friendly.
Useful information on distances
The hotel is located 19 km from Chania airport, 10 Km from the Souda Bay Port and 162 km from the Heraklion airport.