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Scala De Faro

Scala de Faro hotel is a part of a historical building that goes back to the 15th Century. In the year of 2017, it was fully renovated and brought to you the way you see it today, infused with the sense of luxury and style. The most demanding traveller will feel the uniqueness of Scala de Faro.

The original building was constructed by the Venetians who ruled Chania back in the days, was afterwards renovated by the Ottomans in the 17th century and was turned into a hotel by the Greeks that was consequently closed in 1970.

Scala de Faro – Boutique Hotel Chania

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Located at the historical and beautiful old Venetian harbor of Chania, our boutique 5 Star hotel is a place that brings calm and happiness to the demanding traveler. Built, by Venetians, in the 14th century to conduct their maritime trade and combat piracy. During Ottoman rule, the Venetian Port was left to chance until the 19th century when the Egyptians occupied the area and reconstructed the harbour and its lighthouse.


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The Scala de Faro consists of 9 unique rooms and suites, across three floors, on the north and south face, overlooking either the sea or the scenic back alleys of the Old Town and the mountains. These spaces were designed to make use of the building’s original structural and decorative elements, such as wooden ceilings and floors, vintage doors and stone patterns.


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Scala de Faro, thanks to its privileged position, exactly opposite the Lighthouse of the Old Port of Chania, is the ideal starting point for the journey of your dreams. Enjoy moments of relaxation, rejuvenation and tranquillity, while indulging in impressive, elegant aesthetics and subtle luxury.

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The city of Chania with its lovely, picturesque back alleys and unique mansions invites you to explore and discover its every corner and street. Feel the charm it exudes, taking in every big and small piece of the legacy passed down from the people who have conquered it over the centuries. A very nice way to have fun discovering the city is a guided tour on a Segway. Choose the ideal route for you and explore the city on your own personal means of transport, always accompanied by a trained person who will show you every important spot around the city, even down its secret back alleys.

Cretan cuisine

Crete cuisine is a unique blend of Greek, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern flavors. The island is known for its fresh seafood and traditional Greek dishes. Popular dishes include moussaka, which is a layered casserole of eggplant, ground meat, and a creamy sauce, and dolmades, which are vine leaves stuffed with rice and herbs. Other specialties include grilled meats, stews, and salads made with local vegetables and herbs. Olive oil is a staple in Crete cuisine, and the island’s olives are among the best in the world. With its flavorful dishes and fresh ingredients, Crete cuisine is a favorite among food lovers.

Swim & relax

Chania Beaches are some of the most beautiful in Greece. Located on the northwest coast of the island of Crete, they offer stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea and the surrounding islands. The beaches are known for their crystal-clear waters, white sand, and abundance of marine life. Popular activities here include swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing. Chania also offers plenty of restaurants, cafes, and shops for visitors to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for a relaxed getaway or an active adventure, Chania’s beaches are sure to provide the perfect setting.

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