Wyndham Athens Residence opens in Greece
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Zeus International have announced the opening of Wyndham Athens Residence, located in the heart of the Greek capital, on Karaiskaki Square in the Metaxourghio neighbourhood of Athens. Wyndham Athens Residence is Wyndham Hotels & Resorts seventh property in Greece, and the company’s first mixed-use hospitality development in the country.
Wyndham Athens Residence opens featuring a total of 89 fully-equipped apartment-style suites, following an extensive renovation and redesign project by hotel management company, Zeus International. Each guest room offers a modern and functional design that combines traditional hotel suite design with amenities such as a mini kitchenette, a convertible sofa sleeper, espresso machine and luxurious bathroom products. Flexible connecting rooms, which are easily converted into two-bedroom apartments, make Wyndham Athens Residence a family-friendly option.
Modern facilities at Wyndham Athens Residence also include a business corner, concierge services, smart access with mobile app, VIP check in, a fully equipped fitness centre and a roof top bar and restaurant located on the 6th floor with a stunning view of Athens, Lycabettus and Karaiskaki Square where guests can enjoy a sumptuous breakfast buffet in the morning and snacks, light meals, healthy smoothies and juices at noon and night. Guests can also make the most of the exceptional facilities of the neighbouring Wyndham Grand Athens, including the outdoor pool, spa, parking and restaurants.
Wyndham Athens Residence is located next to Metaxourgeio Metro Station, within walking distance of the city’s main attractions and shopping streets, including the Acropolis and National Archaeological Museum, making it an ideal destination for both business and leisure travellers.
“The philosophy behind Wyndham Athens Residence is to offer comfortable long-term accommodation to help make guests feel at home in the city centre, but at affordable prices, ideal for families and younger travellers,” said Haris Siganos, Chief Executive Officer of Zeus International. “This concept combines comfort, which the Wyndham brand is known for, with enhanced and upgraded features that cater to the needs of a longer-stay guest. Greece is seeing increasing numbers of international arrivals and we strongly believe Athens is poised to become one of the leading destinations in Europe. The addition of Wyndham Athens Residence, located adjacent to Wyndham Grand Athens, adds to the growing portfolio of hotels under our management, and furthers tourist development in the wider area.”
“All over the world Greece is known for its historic tradition, vibrant culture and enviable coastlines. With a wealth of fabulous destinations, rich attractions and dramatic coastlines, Greece has something to offer to every type of traveller,” said Dimitris Manikis, President & Managing Director for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts in EMEA. “We are incredibly optimistic about the long-term outlook for Greece’s hospitality sector, and today we are so proud to announce the opening of our seventh, and first mixed-use property in the country, just 18 months after Wyndham Hotels & Resorts first debuted in Greece with the opening of Wyndham Grand Athens.”