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Tourism Ministry seals two floors of hotel at the foot of Acropolis

Greece’s Tourism Ministry sealed the last two floors and the roof-bar on the top of  the Coco-Mat hotel in central Athens last Friday. The sealing comes in implementation of the ruling of the Council of State that was issued in 2019 and implemented end of March 2024, after the Court …

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Bedbugs discovered in Attica hotel; French tourists blamed

The ‘epidemic” of bedbugs have arrived in Greece too and forced the closure of a wing in a seaside hotel in capital Athens. The bedbugs were recently discovered by hotel cleaners. The news was revealed by Giorgos Hotzoglou, the president of the food and tourism workers on Wednesday. Speaking to …

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Tourism Ministry ceases operation of hotel hiding view to the Acropolis

The Tourism Ministry  has announced  the cease of operations for the Coco-Mat Hotel in Koukaki district of Athens as the owner has not complied with the state decisions to bring down the two upper floors for they hide view to the Acropolis. The building’s permit has been partially revoked as …

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Couple discovers hidden camera in hotel room

A young couple made a shocking discovery in their hotel room in Halkidiki: a hidden camera was installed in one of the plugs in the room recording private moments. The couple was not the only victim. Ten more couples who spent time in the room have been recorded, media reported. …

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Lesvos Fire: Hotel, Vatera village evacuated, two house burned down (vid)

LESVOS FIRE VATERA: A hotel facility was evacuated as the flames were nearing and the preventive evacuation of Vatera village was ordered Saturday noon as the big fire that broke in the morning in the area of Rogada Polichnitos was out of control. Two houses have been burned down. One …

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Fire in resort hotel near Heraklion, Crete

Strong forces of the Fire Department rushed to a multi-storey resort hotel in Kokkini Hani area of Hersonissos Municipality on the island of Crete on Monday afternoon. It was short after 5 o’ clock when the Fire Service was alerted. Thick smoke rose from the hotel and was seen in …

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Two arrested in connection with fire in Amanzoe hotel in Kranidi

Two men were arrested in connection with the wildfire in Kranidi that damaged also the luxury hotel Amanzoe, police announced on Tuesdays. Τhe two suspects, a Greek and an Albanian, were carrying out electrical work at a construction site nearby. A short circuit during the work caused the fire, local …

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Hilton Hotel Athens undergoes radical reconstruction, closes end Jan

The Hilton Hotel in Athens is undergoing a radical reconstruction with the aim to be transformed into a multidimensional destination. The investment of 130 million euros will transform the historic building complex into a new complex with a new luxury hotel and several residences. The hotel  will close at the …

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Powerful explosion flattens 3-storey hotel in Kastoria, N. Greece (video)

A powerful and mysterious explosion completely destroyed a hotel in Kastoria, northern Greece, early Thursday morning. The hotel has been closed since one year. No injuries have so far been reported. The blast at 1.30 a.m, brought down the three-storey building, scattering fragments of glass and metal objects in a …

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Hotel restaurants in Greece closed on Christmas, New Year’s Eve & Day

Hotel restaurants will not be permitted to open neither on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, nor on New Year’s Eve and the New Year’s Day, Greece’s Development Ministry said on Wednesday. Reason for this decision was that several hotels advertised on social media for “reveillon and festive fine dine” during …

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Police breaks up illegal party in Athens hotel; present also 3 Olympiacos footballers

Police broke up a party that was being held in the roof garden of a hotel in blatant violation of the lockdown restrictions aiming to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The alleged party organizer was fined with 3,000 euros. Each of the participants was also fined with €300 unnecessary …

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Zakynthos: Tourist found hanged in hotel room in Keri

A tourist was found hanged in a hotel room on the island of Zakynthos of Tuesday night. Local reports say that the woman ended her own life. The 45-year-old woman from the Czech Republic was visiting the island alone. She had booked a room in a hotel in Keri area. …

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