Kyrimai Hotel in Gerolimenas, Mani, southern Peloponnese, a member of Historic Hotels of Europe (HHE), received the “Best Historic Hotel by the Water” award for 2013 during the second HHE hoteliers’ meeting 7-9 October in Ireland.
Kyrimai excelled in its category among major European Historic Hotels nominations from 7 countries.
The distinction is considered an important step for the promotion of historical tourism in Greece on an international level and the introduction of Greek historical hotels to other European destinations.
The Kyrimai Hotel represents an exquisite renovation of the old trade center of Mani built in 1870. The result is an awesome rendering of period architecture, complete with a complex of stairways, arches and inner courts. Rooms are warm and welcoming colored by the sounds of the sea. There are tower rooms, luxury suites, two-story rooms with fireplace and charming attics.
Historic Hotels of Europe – Yades Greek Historic Hotels
The Historic Hotels of Europe numbers 19 hotel groups as its member organizations. With 650 properties, HHE is without doubt one of the largest hotel organizations in Europe.
The Yades Greek Historic Hotels network, the Greek member of the Historic Hotels of Europe organization, was founded in 2005 by Varvara Avdis to integrate Greece on the map of historical and cultural tourism in Europe.
It features 16 unique hotels in historical buildings located in some of Greece’s most beautiful settings.stairways, arches and inner courts. Rooms are warm and welcoming colored by the sounds of the sea. There are tower rooms, luxury suites, two-storey rooms with fireplace and charming attics.