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Brown Hotels unveils the all new “Isla Brown Chania” in Crete, Greece

Brown Hotels has announced the opening of a second property under its new line of Isla Brown luxury design resorts in the heartland of Greece. Share

Set to open in May 2023, Brown Hotels continues to expand its five-star offering with the arrival of Isla Brown Chania, located on the coastline of northern Crete featuring panoramic views that sweep across the Mediterranean Sea. Isla Brown Chania is ideally located just a 15-minute drive from Chania International Airport and 30 minutes from Chania, and is set to invigorate the Cretan hospitality scene with its contemporary design aesthetic, elevated F&B concepts and state-of-the-art facilities.

Isla Brown Chania continues to raise the bar for Brown Hotels’ hospitality offering, as the international hotel group continues to develop its portfolio of luxury resorts. A brand known for its quirky, design-driven boutique urban properties, Brown Hotels’ expanded into beach-side resorts in 2022 with the opening of Isla Brown Corinthia, a 166-room five-star resort on Greece’s Saronic Gulf, swiftly followed by the launch of two additional four-star resorts on Evia island: Brown Beach Eretria and Brown Beach Chalkida.

Brown Hotels unveils the all new “Isla Brown Chania” in Crete, Greece

Isla Brown Chania’s design presents a clean and organic concept, harmoniously reflecting the vast nature that surrounds it. Designed by Greek architectural firm Liakos Associates Architects, the new resort champions the use of natural materials with a refined interior decorated in earthy, neutral tones. The property features 148 spacious rooms and suites, unique restaurant concepts, an outdoor bar and lounge area, three swimming pools and a spa and wellness centre.

Maximising the use of natural materials, the rooms at Isla Brown Chania manifest an organic aesthetic of earthy tones, decorated in cream, taupe and brown shades, with plush green velvet and marble furnishings, natural wood fixtures and upscale gold accents. Following suit, the main areas of the hotel are decorated in warm, earthy tones, with natural wood fixtures and furnishings and deluxe gold detailing. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow for streams of natural light to illuminate the space, whilst connecting the inside with the out, drawing the eye across the Mediterranean Sea.

Brown Hotels unveils the all new “Isla Brown Chania” in Crete, Greece

Isla Brown Chania features two room types and four suite varieties to suit the needs of every traveller. Guests will be able to choose from a “Deluxe Garden” or “Deluxe Sea” room view, or opt for one of the more spacious suites, including a “Junior Family” suite, “Deluxe Garden View” suite with shared pool, “Grand Suite” with private pool, or “Honeymoon Suite” with private splash pool.

Utilising its prime location, Isla Brown Chania will boast an impressive outdoor terrace that meets the water’s edge, with a swimming pool, lounge area, and spacious bar serving drinks and snacks complete with a pizza “taboos.” Gastronomy will be a highlight at Isla Brown Chania, with the resort offering three unique restaurant concepts for an exemplary dining experience. The hotel will present its guests with an a la carte menu and the famous Brown Hotels breakfast buffet, a main restaurant serving contemporary, fresh dishes, in addition to a more traditional style taverna offering Greek culinary classics.

Brown Hotels unveils the all new “Isla Brown Chania” in Crete, Greece

The wellness centre at Isla Brown Chania will invite guests to step into a sanctuary of calm and enjoy a selection of quality spa treatments, whilst making use of its hammam, sauna and on-site gym. In 2024, Isla Brown Chania will add an additional 30 suites with private splash pools as the resort continues to enhance its offering.

Brown Hotels, which operates 20 hotels in Israel and one property in Croatia, expanded into Greece in 2020 with its inaugural property Brown Acropol, a retro-style 165-room-and-suite hotel located on Athens’ Omonia Square. 2021 saw the arrival of Villa Brown Ermou, a cosy 51-room boutique property with Greco-French influences nestled in the picturesque Plaka neighbourhood of Athens, and DAVE Red Athens, an 87-room hotel with an industrial-style interior design from the group’s affordable collection of urban hotels.

Brown Hotels unveils the all new “Isla Brown Chania” in Crete, Greece

Spring 2022 welcomed Brown Lighthouse Athens, a contemporary and high-tempo 220-room hotel also on Omonia Square, and Brown Kubic, a recently renovated 122-room “smart hotel”, and the hospitality group’s first resorts with the establishment of two new lines; the Isla Brown line of luxury five-star resorts with the opening of Isla Brown Corinthia, and the Brown Beach line of four-star resorts with the launch of Brown Beach Eretria and Brown Beach Chalkida on Evia island. Expanding its portfolio further, Brown Hotels plans to open an additional four boutique properties in Athens this year, and the acquisition of further properties will see the Brown Hotels’ collection total at 40 hotels across Greece by 2024.

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