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Dorothy's Dream

12 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
13 guests
1 night minimum
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Dorothy's Dream is an ample, historic, four-bedroom residence located in the Palazzo del Rettore, one of Chania's oldest and most exquisite national monuments. Rising above the Byzantine walls of Kastelli, it overlooks the beautifully preserved Chania Old Venetian Harbour.The 200 square meters residence covers the entire top floor of the Palazzo del Rettore, a building dating from the 14th century. Set high on the fortified hill at the heart of the old town, the residence offers spectacular views to the Chania Venetian Harbour including the famous lighthouse, the Maritime Museum of Crete and the Giali Tzami Mosque as well as to the Big Blue Aegean Sea from all its northern rooms. Its south and east oriented rooms offer views to the old city and the small piazza with the lemon trees connect...Dorothy's Dream is an ample, historic, four-bedroom residence located in the Palazzo del Rettore, one of Chania's oldest and most exquisite national monuments. Rising above the Byzantine walls of Kastelli, it overlooks the beautifully preserved Chania Old Venetian Harbour.The 200 square meters residence covers the entire top floor of the Palazzo del Rettore, a building dating from the 14th century. Set high on the fortified hill at the heart of the old town, the residence offers spectacular views to the Chania Venetian Harbour including the famous lighthouse, the Maritime Museum of Crete and the Giali Tzami Mosque as well as to the Big Blue Aegean Sea from all its northern rooms. Its south and east oriented rooms offer views to the old city and the small piazza with the lemon trees connecting the rest of the traditional residences. Its large rooftop terrace enjoys a bird's eye, 360º unobstructed view to the “White Mountains” of Chania, the Old Harbour and the nearby beaches at the horizon. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: EOT: 1042K113K2943601More
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About the Owner
Eirini M
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2014
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

The highlight of our stay in Chania!! Dorothy's Dream is one of those places that you stay once and never forget. The place itself, the location, the rooms, the decoration, and especially the terrace give you the feeling that you are on top of the...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Angelos-Oslo
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Dorothy’s Dream. Maybe once or twice in a life time some people get to stay in a place like this. Romantic, practical, central, comfortable and every other positive remark that you might think of. I’d even have to be positive about the steep winding stairs...More

Date of stay: June 2016
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Alexandros M, VR Owner at Dorothy's Dream, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2016

Dear Sol, thank you for the review! We look forward to your return!

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Reviewed 10 October 2015

We have stayed in Chania three times and this really is exceptional. The former Governor's residence is one of the finest places to stay in Chania. We stayed here with family group of 7. Spacious family accomodation - Luxurious furnishings and surroundings with maid service....More

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank GeoffJacque
Reviewed 8 August 2015

8 girls celebrating our 40th birthday all together. Can you believe how problematic can that be? Well not in this apartment. There was room for everyone: in the kitchen, on the amazing roof, in the royal living room. We lived as queens and could calmly...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank sefratk
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Dorothy's Dream was the hit of our vacation! What a lovely place and such lovely people, we never wanted to leave. We arrived after 10 pm to the warmest most gracious greeting from Zoe - with food and drink waiting. We loved the accommodations and...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank KD3
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Hairdryer
TV
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dishwasher
Fax
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
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Are there nightlife options close to this holiday rental? YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Dorothy's Dream is located in the center of the old town of Chania near shops, restaurants, night clubs and a spectacular view of the Venetian harbour. The town itself offers a variety of activities including shopping, eating out, museums, swimming, archeological sites, walking tours, etc. For those interested in history, the town of Chania is a top destination with remains that date back to the Minoan times.
How to get there
To come to Chania, you have the following options: 1. Take the boat from Piraeus (port of Athens) which departs at 21:00 or 22:00 each day and arrives at the port of Souda the next day at 06:00 (check www.anek.gr). From the port of Souda you either take a taxi (about 20 euros) or a bus (about 2 euros) or you pick up a car rental which you need to have booked previously. 2. Fly from Athens to Chania on either Aegean Airlines or Ryanair. Then take the bus (about 2 euros) or a taxi (about 25 euros) or rent a car (there are many car rental companies at Chania airport). 3. Fly from 26 cities in Europe directly to Chania on Ryanair. 4. Fly to Heraklion and come to Chania by bus or taxi (about 200 euros) or car rental. The drive from Heraklion to Dorothy's Dream in Chania is about 2 hours. 5...
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