Casa Leone


Casa Leone is a historic Venetian villa built in the 15th century, located at the romantic Venetian port of Chania. Painstaking care has gone into restoration of the building and it opened its doors as a hotel in 1999.

While modern conveniences and comforts have been added to Casa Leone, it still retained the old world charm that will take you back in time to the romantic Venetian period. The owners and staff provide service that is second to none, welcoming each guest warmly and making them feel as though they are visiting friends.

Customers rave about the highly personalized service – from iced coffee and fresh fruit while waiting to be checked in, to packed snacks to take while sightseeing; from unbelievably hearty breakfasts to recommendations for trips to take, places to visit, eateries to try – user KylieCheshire on TripAdvisor describes it as “personal service where nothing is too much trouble and the welcome lasts long after you leave.”


There are five rooms at the Casa Leone Hotel, all individually furnished thus having a unique quality to each of them.

EDEM Junior Suite features a view of the beautiful and tranquil courtyard garden. The suite consists of two levels – the first floor comprising of the living room and the second floor comprising of the bedroom. It can accommodate solo travelers, a couple and even families with children. The suite is handsomely appointed with timber floors, old prints and antique furniture.

Casa Leone Junior Suite features a view of the harbor and consists of two levels. The first floor is comprised of the living room and the second floor is comprised of the bedroom and has a balcony. Solo travelers, a couple or families with children will find that this suite is most suitable.

Oval Superior Stylish Room features a harbor view, timber floors, old prints and antique furniture.

Estia Special Quiet Stylish Room features a window with a view of the sea. The room is quiet, comfortable and very romantic.

Private Honeymoon Stylish Room features a view of the harbor and a private patio and is very romantic.

Other room amenities include air conditioning, bathrobe, private bathroom, bathroom amenities, hair dryer, heating, refrigerator, safety deposit box, seating area, TV, wake-up service/alarm clock, and wireless internet. Guests can also make use of the free internet access from the lobby PC.


Casa Leone is situated in the historical old town of Chania, a picturesque Venetian quarter of quaint streets that lead out to the harbor with its 15th century lighthouse. Old buildings have been restored and converted into cafés, shops, hotels, restaurants and bars and contribute to the charm and lively atmosphere. Nearby attractions include The Minaret of Archmet Aga, The Mosque of the Janissaries, the Naval Museum, the Herklion Archaeological Museum, Chania War Museum, Fort Firca, the Gate of the Renier Mansion, Agora (indoor market) and many more.

The Casa Leone provides warm and genuine Cretan hospitality and is the best place to stay in all of Crete, and certainly, in Chania.

Casa Leone
1st Side Street
Thotokopoulou 18
Old Harbour
Chania 73100
Crete, Greece
Telefax: +30 28210-76762 / 28210-56372

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