Veneto Boutique Hotel
Veneto Hotel is one of the oldest and most historical buildings of the Venetian era in the center of the old town of Rethymno. It was part of a Dominican monastery with the name Santa Maria Magdalena (14th century AD) and nowadays, with its 10 unique rooms, is one of the most elegant and stylish boutique hotels in Rethymno. A total of 6 studios and 4 suites can accommodate up to 31 persons. The hotel is decorated with a respect in architecture and history with wood, stone and blown glass giving a unique style to it. The narrow streets and alleys of the old town around the hotel are always full of life during summertime and invite you to explore them. Beautiful flowers and wooden balconies, small traditional shops and taverns are all around you.
Veneto, a 14th century manor house, is only 3 minutes away from the museums, the beaches, the restaurants and cafeterias of the city of Rethymno. After its restoration, with respect to the original architecture and style of the building, Veneto offers you all the comforts of today along with the charm of the old times.
At the ground floor of Veneto Hotel you can find Veneto restaurant, a unique restaurant in the city of Rethymno, certified by the Cretan Quality Agreement for the high quality and the pure Cretan products that are being used. In the old wine cellar of the restaurant, which is stone built and more than 700 years old, you can savor a wide variety of the best labels of Cretan, Greek and international vineyards.
All of the hotel’s rooms are fully equipped with all the services of a 4-star hotel and in every room you will find Cretan products especially selected for you including marmalades, homemade liqueurs, herbs, local wines and more. The 6 studios and the 4 suites are all decorated with traditional style and have either a double or two single beds, a bathroom with a shower and large windows or a veranda overlooking the courtyard or the old town of Rethymno.
You can enjoy a variety of local products and homemade delicacies during breakfast, from 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m., inside the hall of the ground floor or at the inner yard. There is free internet access as well as free air-conditioning, satellite TV and hot water. There is also a pillow menu in every room of the hotel for you to choose the one that better suits your needs. The mattresses are environmental friendly and anatomic by Elite Strom and Coco-Mat. Shower gels, shampoos and soaps are by Apivita company and are biological.
The Archaeological Museum of Rethymno is just 350 m away, the long sandy beach of Rethymno is 1.5 km away, the Venetian castle of Fortezza is 700m away and the Venetian port is only 300 m away. The Heraklion international airport is 80 km away while the Chania international airport is 68 km away.