Stay in the most historical house of the town!
This two-story house is a Venetian Mansion with some Turkish elements added later. This building has been characterised as a preservable monument and the house has been experiencing the transitions of history.
It was originally owned by a Turkish aristocratic family of Edehm Klapsarakis who was a merchant and also the Muslim Elders and Efkafio, and it was established between 1866 and 1870 as the State Hospital and a little later the Municipal Hospital.
Then the house was sold to the father of Amalia Savakis, a noble woman in the town. The title of the house “ANASSA” includes her initials.
Subsequently the house is sold to its current owner, the Stefanakis family and it was restored with patience, respect and knowledge by them, maintaining absolutely every architectural elements as well as the simple luxury and nobleness that characterised it and distinguished it from the rest of the buildings.
It is now offering you a stay in a unique and special building that you will always remember. It is a building carrying a famous past which now offers all the comforts of the present.
Layout of the House
Entering the building, a staircase leads you up to the entrance of the house. After the entrance door, there is a spacious and high ceiling open living and dining area and access to the terrace with a wonderful view over the old town, the Fortezza Castle and the sea where the guests can enjoy their breakfast or sunbathe. The living room area has a sofa, TV, office space, a kitchenette and a toilet. The kitchenette is not designed to prepare full meals but it is appropriate for preparing light meals such as breakfast. The same floor also has a bedroom with 2 single beds.
Then there are 2 different stairs lead you up to the rest of two double bedrooms. All of bedrooms have their own bathroom and kitchenette. The beds are also pieces of art, some of them are of iron work and other are carved wood, work done by old Rethymnian carpenters.
It is situated in the historic center of the Old City of Rethymno, a city that has been hailed more than anyone else.
The old town still maintains its old aristocratic appearance, with its buildings dating from the 16th century, arched doorways, stone staircases, Byzantine and Hellenic-Roman remains, small Venetian harbor and narrow streets.
Being located on one of the most commercial street in Rethymno, all kinds of shops and amenities can be reached on foot and the beach is also just 100 m distance.
Staying in Anassa House, you can do everything in the neighbourhood such as eating, shopping, swimming, sightseeing and going out!