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12
JUNE
2020
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Poseidonion Hotel
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On June 17th the Poseidonion Grand Hotel welcomes the summer of 2020

Authentic hospitality on the island of Spetses with an emphasis
on privacy and safety

 

A custom-made stay with the Travel Designer service

 

Having made history in Greek hospitality for more than a century, the Poseidonion Grand Hotel opens its doors on Wednesday June 17th of 2020 to welcome guests for yet another unforgettable summer on the Island of Aromas.

 

With the safety of guests and associates, as well as the local community of Spetses, as the ultimate priority, the hotel is completely in line with these new circumstances, committed to following guidelines issued by governmental and health bodies, and going above and beyond to offer an unforgettable and carefree stay. The island’s proximity to Athens, as well as the safety of traveling here by car via the Port of Kosta and a short water-taxi trip, prove Spetses to be the ideal destination this summer.

 

Travel Designer: Tailor-made options for every stay

 

Through the Travel Designer service, introduced this year by the Poseidonion Grand Hotel, guests can enjoy a carefree vacation just as they had dreamed it would be, with a plethora of unique experiences and activities.

 

With a wide network of associates all over the island, the Poseidonion Grand Hotel team recommends tailor-made options for every getaway to Spetses, big or small, beginning at the moment of their arrival and bringing unforgettable moments to life with a heightened sense of safety and privacy.

 

From private transport by water taxi from the Port of Kosta  as well as in-room services like private dining, spa & wellness treatments and fitness sessions to wine tasting, cooking lessons at the Bostani, the Poseidonion Grand Hotel’s organic farm, experiential seminars, horse riding, cycling, hiking and excursions to the island’s beaches, even trips to nearby destinations by yacht, this summer will be filled with once-in-a-lifetime moments.

 

Welcoming Alexandros Papanikolaou as the new General Manager

 

The Poseidonion Grand Hotel is welcoming Alexandros Papanikolaou as General Manager. After studying at the Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism in Switzerland, Mr Papanikolaou acquired 25 years of managerial experience at multinational organisations (Hilton, Village Roadshow, Audiovisual S.A.) with responsibilities in the areas of commercial development, operational management and business optimisation.

 

In light of his collaboration with the Poseidonion Grand Hotel, Mr Papanikolaou stated characteristically: “It is with great pleasure that I take over the position of General Manager of such a historic hotel, which has been a beacon of Greek hospitality for more than a century now. We will continue to faithfully serve the vision and values ​​of our hotel's founder, which have made the Poseidonion Grand Hotel a favourite destination for visitors from all over the world ever since the era of its rebirth”.

 

Unique gastronomic experiences, curated by Olivier Campanha

 

For yet another summer the Poseidonion Grand Hotel has an unparalleled journey of flavour in store, led by accoladed French chef Olivier Campagna, who is now at the helm of all the emblematic Spetses hotel’s restaurants.

 

The Poseidonion Grand Hotel’s new Head Chef will be developing the hotel’s gastronomic philosophy by offering his personal culinary character to the menus of the Library Brasserie and the Bostani, already beloved destinations for visitors to the island. With more than 20 years of experience at top, multi-awarded restaurants in his arsenal, Olivier Campanha’s career includes 2 Michelin Starred La Tour D’Argent, 3 Michelin Starred Pierre Gagnaire in Paris as well as Michelin Starred Sketch in London.

 

With a focus on pure, regional ingredients from the Poseidonion Grand Hotel’s Organic Farm “Bostani”,  grown by the island’s local producers and sourced from the wider region of the Argolic coast, and inspired by the roots of Greek and Mediterranean cuisine, Olivier Campanha combines local tradition with French techniques to create delicious dishes bursting with flavour. The updated Library Brasserie menu will be dedicated to Greek cuisine with some elements from the wider Mediterranean, whilst at the Bostani, the visitors can enjoy a holistic farm-to-table experience in a verdant environment blooming with the beauty of Spetses. Olivier Campanha will also be curating the menu for Paradise Beach, which is located at Agia Marina to offer amazing flavours by the sea.

 

Summer nights at Palms Bar with Baba Au Rum

 

Summer nights on Spetses will be dedicated to unforgettable moments under the starry sky, accompanied by signature cocktails and spirits from a list curated by Thanos Prunarus, as well as the Baba Au Rum team. One of the most beloved bars in Athens and one of “The World’s 50 Best Bars”, Baba Au Rum continues its successful partnership with the Poseidonion Grand Hotel by welcoming fine drinking aficionados to the Palms Bar on Spetses.

 

Wonderful venues for unique occasions

 

Continuing a legacy of more than 100 years in providing amazing moments for its guests, the Poseidonion Grand Hotel offers tailor-made event & catering services for a variety of professional and social events. A range of venues within the hotel, as well as chosen locations all over the island such as Cine Titania, the Bostani and the re-imagined Paradise Beach in Agia Marina, will offer the ideal backdrops for every event, whilst the hotel’s experienced partners will guarantee a positive outcome every time.

 

For yet another year, the Poseidonion Grand Hotel will be ready to welcome its friends, in view of the Argosaronic Gulf and under the brilliant Spetses sun, offering the incredible hospitality experience which it’s timelessly known for, through high-level, personalised services.

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Contact Info

Poseidonion Grand Hotel,
Dapia, Spetses,
Tel.: +30 22980 74553,
Fax: +30 22980 74248,
Email: res@poseidonion.com

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