Τhe building of Grand Sarai is one of the oldest and most remarkable ones in the historical center of Nafplio. Its construction period is estimated around the second Venetian occupation [1685-1715]. Due to its position and figure it holds an important and remarkable presence in the tissue of the old town. From ground level to the first floor the building shell is made of stone. On the second floor the walls consist of panels on wooden frames with a characteristic sahnisi [overhang of the upper floor to the street, typical element of traditional houses of that period] towards Potamianou street. The hipped roof is made of Byzantine tiles and holds a frame on its perimeter. The main staircase terminates on top of the roof, and small part of the roof at this point is flat. Today, the building hosts Grand Sarai Nafplio. In order to respond to the requirements of a contemporary hotel, the building has been through transformation of its interior layout with all respect to its existing architectural character.