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Located right on the sandy beach, away from the hustle and bustle of the main road, yet only 5km from the Venetian Harbour and Chania, the Ammos Hotel has been providing excellent hospitality services since 1987. Originally owned by Sophocles Tsepetis, his son Nikos took over ownership and management in 2005 who made major changes to the structure in the hopes of creating a resort hotel that people will love.

The hotel’s design is a fusion of classic Greek and modern elements, providing a warm, inviting, ‘home away from home’ environment where guests can just sit back and bask in the pleasure of their vacation. The staff and owner exudes a friendly, can-do demeanor; nothing is too much trouble and they will do all that they can to accommodate and assist a guest.

Those looking for a family-friendly resort hotel will be pleased to find that the voices of happy children liven up the Ammos Hotel even more especially during the day by the pool.


The seafront resort offers four different types of rooms, all featuring contemporary, fresh and vibrant décor that provide a peaceful, stylish and unpretentious refuge for travelers.

The Sea View Studio can accommodate up to three persons in its open-plan design. It features two twin beds joined together, a bathroom with rain shower heads and organic toiletries, small sitting area and furnished terrace or balcony with views of the ocean.

The Garden View Studio can accommodate up to three persons. It has an open-plan design with two twin beds joined together, a bathroom with rain shower heads and organic toiletries, small sitting area and furnished terrace or balcony with views of the garden.

The Deluxe Sea View Studios feature a 180-degree unobstructed view of the ocean, a queen size bed and are located on the top floor of the hotel. In addition to the regular room amenities, these studios have a DVD and CD player, iPod deck station, daily turndown service, and full range of organic toiletries, bathrobes and slippers.

The Garden View Suites feature one bedroom with a queen size bed and a separate living room that includes a dining area. The living room has two sofa beds that convert to two single beds. These suites can accommodate up to four persons and also feature a furnished terrace or balcony overlooking the garden.

All guestrooms are equipped with the following:

  • Air conditioning
  • Custom-made furniture
  • Additional latex mattress pads
  • Marimekko fabrics
  • Ceramic art pieces
  • Individually designed en-suite bathroom
  • Rain shower heads
  • Organic toiletries
  • Fully equipped kitchenette
  • Hair dryer
  • Direct dial telephone with voicemail
  • Safe
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and wired high speed internet access
  • Flat screen satellite TV
  • Room service

Hotel Amenities

The Ammos Hotel is characterized by its hardworking and passionate staff that provides high quality service to their clients coming from all over the world. The strive to treat each guest as if he/she were a member of their extended family, and as such offers the following services:

  • Parent-supervised play room
  • Concierge service
  • Reception
  • Beach service
  • Pool service
  • Room service
  • Complimentary use of beach towels
  • Swimming pool
  • Beach restaurant
  • Bar
  • Transfer service
  • Lounge
  • Books, magazines and DVD library
  • Complimentary use of beach and pool loungers
  • Complimentary use of internet corner
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access
  • Massage room
  • Late check-out facilities (shower and dressing room)
  • Express laundry service
  • Free parking
  • Doctor on call

Guests can ask hotel staff for help with just about anything – from organizing excursions, recommendations for restaurants and local sights, to car rental and many more.

The Ammos Hotel’s new massage/spa room allows guests the ultimate in relaxation with Thai Yoga massage, therapeutic full-body massage, deep tissue massage, Siatsu massage and Sea Salt body peeling and head massage. Guests are advised to book their massage service well in advance of their arrival.


The Kitchen at Ammos Hotel provides sumptuous dishes all day. The location is unparalleled – diners can partake of the flavorful Cretan and Greek recipes right on the beachfront as they are serenaded by the sound of the waves crashing onto the shore and bathed in the radiant sunlight.


If you want to stay far enough away from the main road and the busyness of the city, but want to remain close enough to the important sights and areas of interest, the Ammos Hotel is the perfect choice for you. It is situated just 5km away from Chania and the Venetian Harbour, making it a great base to visit Crete.

Ammos Hotel
Glaros Beach
Crete, Greece
Telephone: +30 28210-33003-25
Winter Telephone: +30 69460-09686
Fax: +30 28210-31635
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