In the centre of Thrace, Komotini struggles to keep balance between traditional and contemporary reality.
The existence of the ancient town on the sites of the present-day town dates from the 4th century A.D. , from the Emperor Theodosius Ι (379-395 A.D.) . Komotini evolved gradually into a commercial centre on account of its position on the Via Egnatia and its present-day name was first mentioned by the Emperor John VI Cantacuzenos and by the Historian Nikiphoro Grigora . Its present-day style was obtained in 1870. Since then it has developed economically and geographically and today it is the headquarter of the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace.
The TRADITIONAL HOTEL ASTORIA is located in the heart of the town.
In front of it , ‘Square of Peace’ extends with its natural beauty, its perennial plane-trees , its pedestrian zones , the marble avenue of parade , the small theatre and the fountain .
The hotel is a historical preservable building which was built in 1900 and it was designed by an architect called Othonas . It was made into a hotel in 1937 by Nikolaos Papatheodorou and it was fully renovated by Bros Papatheodorou Ltd in 1993 and 2009 and it is run with its present-day style .
It belongs to the category A' class of Traditional Lodgings and its luxury astonishes the visitor of Thrace.
Reaching the Central Square of the town , the visitor faces a beautiful traditional building with architectural structure and suitable lighting. It is said that the hotel is the jewel of the Central Square of the town .
This small cute Hotel with its distinguished decor, has 14 rooms single-bed , twin-bed and three-bed rooms.
All the rooms are equipped with luxurious oak fittings that dominate in the area, with discreet combination of colours , a wide range of equipment (satellite television, internet facilities, central air condition, superautomatic telephone, two music channels, mini bar), with a fine roof and valuable paintings.
You get more surprised , of course, when you enter the bath which istraditionally decorated .You can use the hair-dryer and the expensive bathrobes.
Room service (24hours
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It is situated in a preferential place so that you can visit all the interesting sites in Komotini such as the old market, the Fortress of the 4th century A.D.., the Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary ( 1800 A.D.), the work-house (IMARET 1371 A.D.), the Greek School of Nestora Tsanakli (ex-Deanery of Dimokritio University of Thrace), the Archaeological Museum, the Folklore Museum, the Institution of Nikolas Papanikolaou (Byzantine Museum and Institute of Studies and Arts), old mansions in Nestoros Tsanakli str., Saint George’s str., Chatsikonstandi Zoidi str., Patriarch Ioakim str., the Municipal Garden, the aesthetic forest of Nymphea and many more .
Hall - Bar
Entering the LOBBY you get amazed at the luxury and gentility of the Hotel Unit, the astonishing marbles from Naousa, the leather sofas, the exceptional paintings, the expensive lightings, the marvelous panels of the roof with the plaster decorations, the politeness and the smile of employees of the reception who are willing to serve you.
On the left of the Reception you can see a beautiful lounge with homespun furniture and carpets plus the authentic paintings of Thanasis Pandremenos , a local painter and architect, who takes his subjects from the old city and the wetlands of the region . This lounge is an ideal place to relax in a calm and civilized environment after a hard day .
In the cosmopolitan environment of the cafeteria you can enjoy your breakfast, your coffee or your drink.
In the Room “Terpsihori”on the 1st floor with a panoramic view of the central square enjoying your refreshment , you can organize your appointments and meetings in a completely autonomous space and of course without charge.
24hours MEDICAL COVER
All our customers have direct medical care with the visit of a doctor privately
• Acceptable credit cards (VISA, MASTER CARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS)
• Taxi (calling or making an appointment)
• Space of baggage
• Safe box (in the reception without charge )
• Service FAX
• Internet Wi-Fi
28, Irinis Square zip: 691 00
Mr. Papatheodorou Antonios