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Travel & Accommodation

All participants are expected to make their own travel and hotel arrangements. Assistance can be provided by Kyriakakis Tours agency, mentioning CRETE 2018 Conference.

Please note that in Crete September is high season period, so ticket and room availability is expected to be extremely limited if arrangements are not made will in advance.

Basic travel directions and accommodation suggestions, can be found below.

 

Travel

One can visit Chania either by plane or by boat.

Plane

During August and September, some regular flights connect the International Airport “I.Daskalogiannis” of Chania (www.chania-airport.com) with Athens, while there are also several charter flights from other European countries (UK, Germany, etc). The airport is situated 14km away from the city center and 33.2 km away from the Conference Venue (about 40 min driving).

Bus routes connect the airport with the city center (line Chania Airport – Chania). They last about 30 minutes, while the ticket price is 2.50 €. You may find updated information on bus routes (e.g. timetables) here.

Boat

The port of Souda offers 1 boat trip from and to Piraeus (Athens) every day. The port is situated 7km away from the city center and 21 km away from the Conference Venue (about 20 min driving).

Timetable of boat trips shows in the official site of the Ferry Company.

Regular bus routes also connect the port with the city center (line No13, Souda – Chania). They last about 20-25 minutes, while the ticket price is 2.50 €. You may find updated information on bus routes (e.g. timetables) and bus fares here.

Taxi

You may find updated information on pricelist for the taxi transfer prices from Chania airport “I. Daskalogiannis” to the most popular destinations in Crete here.

The cost of transfer by taxi is approximately the following:

  • Airport – City Center                      ~ 25 €
  • Airport – Conference Venue          ~ 40 €
  • City Center – Conference Venue   ~ 20 €

Local Bus Routes

Bus routes that connect the Conference Venue in Platanias with the city center are available (line Chania – Platanias). They last about 20 minutes, while the ticket price is ~ 4.00 €. You may find updated information on bus routes (e.g. timetables) here.

Accommodation Options

Special rates have been made for CRETE 2018 Conference participants at the Conference Venue MINOA PALACE RESORT, for reservations made before 15th June, 2018, as rooms availability and prices are guaranteed for reservations made up to this date.

As soon as a guest enters the booking page, he will be able to enter the date of reservation and the type of the room in order to receive the very special rates offered to the attendees of the conference.

Guest may choose to extend their stay in Minoan Palace Resort, therefore these rates are valid from 02/09 till 09/09/2018.

MINOAN PALACE RESORT 5*

Conference Venue location in Platanias

Room Type Capacity Charge per night
Single Room 1 pax € 150.00
Double Room 2 pax € 165.00

 

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Chania city and nearby residential areas, Platanias and Agia Marina, offer quality accommodation services at a reasonable cost.

A selection of accommodation options (hotels, apartments, bungalows) according to their proximity to conference venue are available in special discount rates apply for all delegates who will make a reservation via Kyriakakis Travel Agency, over the period 03/09 until 08/09/2018.

The agency could provide updated information on the availability, the reduction options for childrens or extra persons, the payment, and the booking/cancellation policy. In the contact form, please mention in the comment section that you are CRETE 2018 delegate.

 

PORTO VENEZIANO HOTEL 3*

Located in the old port of Chania City,  16 km from Conference Venue location.


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Room Type Capacity Charge per person per night on BB basis
Double standard room for single use 1 € 88.00
Double standard room 2  pax € 103.00

 

GERANIOTIS BEACH HOTEL 3*

Distance from Conference Venue location: 290 m

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Room Type Capacity Charge per person per night on HB basis
Single room 1 € 130.00
Double room 1 – 2 pax € 150.00
Deluxe apartment  1 – 3 pax € 220.00

 

CASA MARIA APARTMENTS 2*

Distance from Conference Venue location: 900 m

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Room Type Capacity Charge per person per night
Single studio 1 € 102.00
Double studio 2 pax € 105.00
Triple studio  3 pax € 130.00

 

 

ALEXIA BEACH HOTEL 2*

Distance from Conference Venue location: 1.9km

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Room Type Capacity Charge per person per night on BB basis
Studio for single use 1 € 90.00
Studio double 2 pax € 100.00
One bedroom apartment  3 pax € 138.00
Maisonette 3 pax € 138.00

 

 

SUNRISE VILLAGE 3*

Distance from Conference Venue location: 1.9km

Room Type Capacity Charge per person per night on AI basis
Studio for single use 1 € 91.00
Studio 2 – 3 pax € 57.00
One bedroom apartment  2 – 4 pax € 64.00

 

 

SANTA MARINA BEACH HOTEL  4*

Distance from Conference Venue location: 3.9km

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Room Type Capacity Charge per person per night on BB basis
Twin / Double room for single room 1 € 129.00
Twin / Double room 2 – 3 pax € 71.50

 

 

PANORAMA HOTEL 5

Distance from Conference Venue location: 6.4km

Room Type Capacity Charge per person per night on AI basis (minimum 4 nights stay)
Single room 1 € 153.00
Twin room 2 – 3 pax € 153.00
Triple room 3 adults € 210.00

 

 

CRETAN DREAM ROYAL 5* 

Distance from Conference Venue location: 5.2 km

Room Type Capacity Charge per person per night on BB basis
Suite for single use 1 € 142.00
Suite 2 – 3 pax € 71.00

 

 

Notes:

BB – Bed & Breakfast, HB – Half Board, AI All Inclusive

Prices do not include the residence tax, 0.50 € per room per night for 1 το 2* hotels, 1.50 € per room per night for 3* hotels, 3.00 € for 4* hotels and 4.00€ for 5* hotels, provided by law 4387/2016, applicable from January 2018, which is payable by the client directly to the hotel upon arrival.