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Periscope Hotel in Athens, Greece

April 7, 2011 by

Periscope Hotel is the ideal choice for a unique city hotel of urban philosophy advantageously located in the heart of Athens, Greece. The hotel is located in Kolonaki area, the ever active and sophisticated heart of Athens, that brings the guest into the social, cultural and business pulse of the city.

A creation idea of “Deca Architects” and Alexandros Vaitsos, guests will experience the combination of ergonomic and urban aesthetics expressed in a minimalistic design with refined details. Superior room ceilings are covered with actual aerial photographs by Nikos Daniilides. The spacious suites of Periscope offer a breathtaking panoramic view of Lycabettus hill and Acropolis, extending as far as the Argosaronikos sea.

A custom- made real periscope on the hotel roof allows guests to manually select and view areas of Athens, via an electronic “joy stick” controller, while at the same time projecting the images on a TV screen located at the cozy ground floor lounge.

The hotel offers: Standard Rooms, Superior Rooms, Junior Suites and Penthouse Suites.

The four Standard rooms are: 23 square meters and sound-proof. A clever use of space is seen with fold away mirrors and wallpapered aerial cityscapes.

The twelve superior rooms are also 23 square meters. These ergonomic rooms are filled with hidden appliances, which makes for a crafty use of space.

The four Junior Suites are 45 square meters. These spacious rooms are a place where ergonomic design meets technology. Large verandas overlook the city of Athens and Lycabetus Hill, light boxes featuring panoramas of Athens, all by day and night.

The Periscope offers one 60 square meter Penthouse Suite. Theissplit-level spacious Penthouse Suite, comes complete with its own balcony bar and glass-walled Jacuzzi at eye-level with the Acropolis. It offers stunning views to the surrounding hills.

Periscope’s Lounge Restaurant offers morning buffet breakfast, cocktails, and DJ evening hours. It is situated by the ground floor overlooking Haritos street. All day lounge is ideal for business breakfast or lunch, after work or after shopping cocktails and night escapes.

Periscope Hotel is the perfect destination for business or leisure stays in the historic city of Athens.



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