Marks Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Continued Expansion in Greece. New Mixed-Use Hospitality Concept Combines Hotel Suites with Apartment-Style Amenities.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Zeus International are excited to announce the opening of Wyndham Athens Residence, located in the heart of the Greek capital, on Karaiskaki Square in the Metaxourghio neighbourhood of Athens. Wyndham Athens Residence is Wyndham Hotels & Resorts seventh property in Greece, and the company’s first mixed-use hospitality development in the country.
Wyndham Athens Residence opens featuring a total of 89 fully equipped apartment-style suites, following an extensive renovation and redesign project by hotel management company, Zeus International. Each guestroom offers a modern and functional design that combines traditional hotel suite design with amenities such as a mini kitchenette, a convertible sofa sleeper, espresso machine and luxurious bathroom products. Flexible connecting rooms, which are easily converted into two-bedroom apartments, make Wyndham Athens Residence a family-friendly option.
Modern facilities at Wyndham Athens Residence also include a business corner, concierge services, smart access with mobile app, VIP check in, a fully equipped fitness center and a roof top bar and restaurant located on the 6th floor with a stunning view of Athens, Lycabettus and Karaiskaki Square where guests can enjoy a sumptuous breakfast buffet in the morning and snacks, light meals, healthy smoothies and juices at noon and night. Guests can also make the most of the exceptional facilities of the neighbouring Wyndham Grand Athens, including the outdoor pool, spa, parking and restaurants.
Wyndham Athens Residence is located next to Metaxourgeio Metro Station, within walking distance of the city’s main attractions and shopping streets, including the Acropolis and National Archaeological Museum, making it an ideal destination for both business and leisure travellers.
“The philosophy behind Wyndham Athens Residence is to offer comfortable long-term accommodation to help make guests feel at home in the city centre, but at affordable prices, ideal for families and younger travellers”, said Haris Siganos, Chief Executive Officer of Zeus International. “This concept combines comfort, which the Wyndham brand is known for, with enhanced and upgraded features that cater to the needs of a longer-stay guest. Greece is seeing increasing numbers of international arrivals and we strongly believe Athens is poised to become one of the leading destinations in Europe. The addition of Wyndham Athens Residence, located adjacent to Wyndham Grand Athens, adds to the growing portfolio of hotels under our management, and furthers tourist development in the wider area”.
“All over the world Greece is known for its historic tradition, vibrant culture and enviable coastlines. With a wealth of fabulous destinations, rich attractions and dramatic coastlines, Greece has something to offer to every type of traveller”, said Dimitris Manikis, President & Managing Director for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts in EMEA. “We are incredibly optimistic about the long-term outlook for Greece’s hospitality sector, and today we are so proud to announce the opening of our seventh, and first mixed-use property in the country, just 18 months after Wyndham Hotels & Resorts first debuted in Greece with the opening of Wyndham Grand Athens”.
About Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) is the largest hotel franchising company in the world, with nearly 9,000 hotels across more than 80 countries on six continents. Through its network of approximately 790,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveller, Wyndham commands a leading presence in both the economy and midscale segments of the lodging industry. The Company operates a portfolio of 20 hotel brands, including Super 8®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, Microtel Inn & Suites®, La Quinta®, Wingate®, AmericInn®, Hawthorn Suites®, The Trademark Collection® and Wyndham®. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is also a leading provider of hotel management services, with more than 400 properties under management. The Company’s award-winning Wyndham Rewards® loyalty programme offers more than 56 million enrolled members the opportunity to redeem points at thousands of hotels, villas and holiday apartments globally. For more information, visit www.wyndhamhotels.com
About Zeus International
Zeus International provides consulting, hotel management and hotel development services. The company has an experienced team of specialized executives, technicians and consultants with many years of experience in the technical and economic development of projects in the tourism sector and has established itself as one of the leading companies in the design, implementation and provision of high quality hotel management services as well as consulting services. Providing strategies for the operational reorganization of even the most complex Hotel Enterprises, through the right decision making and specific planning of their implementation, it achieves multilevel targets meeting the highest requirements in the regions where it operates (Greece, Cyprus, Romania, Bulgaria and Italy). Zeus International’s experienced team designs the strategy and realization of the hotel development plan and is the key strategic partner of Wyndham Hotel Group in the Balkans. The architectural and construction department of ZEUS INTERNATIONAL has participated with absolute success in the study, reconstruction, renovation and decoration of hotel units with a total cost of more than one billion euros over the last 15 years in the wider region.