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‘Most Romantic Historic Hotel’ in Europe for 2017 is in Greece


kyrimai_award_1The Kyrimai Hotel in Greece won the title of the “Most Romantic Historic Hotel” at the Historic Hotels of Europe 2017 Awards ceremony that took place recently at the Aigialos Hotel on Santorini.

In its fifth year, the Historic Hotels of Europe Awards were voted for by the public and give recognition to those historic hotels in the membership across 18 countries.

The Historic Hotels of Europe awards were given to properties in recognition of their contribution to the highest standards of cultural and historical hotel keeping and hospitality in Europe.

kyrimai_520aThe Kyrimai Hotel is housed in a fully restored nineteenth century building complex, just off the southernmost tip of Mani, in rural Greece. The hotel combines traditional architecture with modern comfort.

“The exceptional number of votes received from the guests of over 500 historic hotels throughout Europe demonstrated the outstanding success and loyalty to the Historic Hotels of Europe brand”,  the chairman of the Historic hotels of Europe, Barbara Avdis, said.

This year’s awards are hosted by Yades Greek Historic Hotels and held under the auspices of the Greek Tourism Ministry. The Awards are also supported by the Greek National Tourism Organisation.

Historic Hotels of Europe is a membership organisation representing unique places to stay in Europe. Encompassing castles, chateaus, palaces monasteries, convents and more, they have more than 500 members, spanning 18 countries.

The winning hotels of the fifth year of the prestigious Historic Hotels of Europe Awards were:

Historic Hotel Castle Award
Romantik Hotel Castle Rheinfels, Germany

Historic Hotel Countryside Award
Kurhaus Bergün, Switzerland

City Historic Hotel Award
Hotel Krafft Basel, Switzerland

Historic Hotel Gourmet Award
Villa Sjötorp, Sweden

Historic Hotel Host of the Year
Hotel Hviezdoslav, Slovakia

Historic Hotel New Member Award
Château Gbeľany, Slovakia

Historic Hotel Spa Award
Solstrand Hotel & Bad, Norway

Historic Hotel Wedding Experience
Rathsallagh House, Ireland

Historic Hotel with “A Story to Tell”
Apponyi Hotel, Hungary

Most Romantic Historic Hotel
Kyrimai Hotel, Greece

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