Athens, January 22nd 2015
The Marpessa Smart Luxury Hotel joins Yades Greek Historic Hotels
Yades Greek Historic Hotels is pleased to announce that the Marpessa Smart Luxury Hotel has joined the Greek Historic Hotels network and subsequently the Historic Hotels of Europe organization.
The Marpessa Smart Luxury Hotel is now one of the 550 selected hotels in Europe to be recognized by the Historic Hotels of Europe for embracing the cultural heritage through its architecture and exceptional hospitality ambiance.
“We are delighted to include The Marpessa Smart Luxury Hotel” into our portfolio, an authentic mansion of the 1920 located in the city of Agrinio, said Barbara Avdis, Managing Director of Yades Greek Historic Hotels and Chairman of the Historic Hotels of Europe. “ The Marpessa is not only a valued historic property renovated with great respect to its historical characteristics, but also a hotel that its team is driven by great pride and joy to create wonderful memories for its guests. The Marpessa is ideally situated as the point of reference to explore the undiscovered beauties of Western Greece as well as the important and Byzantine and archaeological sites of the area.”
“We are extremely honored to be a member of the Yades Greek Historic Hotels and the Historic Hotels of Europe,” says Marianna Zoidi Pistiola, owner of the Marpessa Smart Luxury Hotel. “The Marpessa hotel aims to become the destination reference of our area. We wish to take our guests to an inspiring journey to introduce them to the culture, the history and the magnificent natural beauty of the surroundings through the various activities that take place here.”
To be selected for membership in the Yades Greek Historic Hotels and the Historic Hotels of Europe, a hotel must operate in a building with a recognized historical significance, provide high-quality service, and share the vision of the organizations to act as guardians of the past while being outstanding host of the present.
About Historic Hotels of Europe
Established in 1997 with the objective to promote the unique cultural and historic heritage of Europe, the Historic Hotels of Europe is a gold-standard prestigious network of 550 exceptional hotels, offering guests outstanding accommodation, fine regional cuisine, and the opportunity to experience hospitality in its purest tradition. All members of the Historic Hotels of Europe have successfully maintained their authenticity and sense of a place creating a lasting memory of a Europe both past and present.
Yades Greek Historic Hotels
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