Greek Hotels Shine On Travel + Leisure 500 Best List
Four Greek hotels, two in Athens and two on Santorini, are included in the 2013 compendium of the top-rated 500 hotels around the globe, as selected by Travel + Leisure magazine’s best hotel experts: its readers.
Below are the Greek hotels included in this year’s “T+L 500 – The World’s Best Hotels 2013” list with their score and excerpts from their mention in the magazine.
King George – score 89.09
“Neoclassical hotel with a small size and individually decorated rooms, in the center of Athens, just off Constitution Square.”
Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel – score 88.62
“Athens’s landmark hotel is a local legend… It’s the very definition of a grand hotel, with white-gloved valets, soaring ceilings, priceless antiques, crystal chandeliers, cloudlike bedding and marble baths, and a full spa with an indoor pool and steam rooms.”
Katikies Hotel – score 93.07
“Built atop a cliff overlooking the Santorini caldera basin, Katikies Hotel is renowned for its sweeping views of the Aegean Sea and the island’s colorful sunsets.”
Vedema, A Luxury Collection Resort – score 88.73
“Santorini’s celebrated ‘barefoot chic’ philosophy lives on at this Luxury Collection retreat, thoughtfully devised to honor the isle’s natural beauty.”