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Thessaloniki is Greece’s second largest city and known for its strong history, culture, gastronomy and buzzing nightlife. Definitely worth a visit when you are in the northern part of the country. And if you are searching for some boutique accommodation while exploring this stunning town- The Excelsior is a recently made-over hotel that ticks all the right boxes.

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This delightful gem is directly and perfectly situated in the heart of the city and just a couple of minutes stroll from the seafront promenade and Aristotelous Square, a 15-minute walk from the famous White Tower and only a few blocks away from the hottest bars, cafes and shopping district- Mitropoleos- which is vibrant during both day and night.

Built in 1924 The Excelsior’s historical and classic building received a contemporary make- over last year and now offers the latest technology and designer interior, plus features a roof garden (perfect for breakfast) and a popular eatery named be* where you can eat and drink all day.

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The industrial décor in the restaurant compliments the international fusion influences that are created by head chef Gregory Karakasidis, who brings popular street food to the heart of Thessaloniki. The menu includes fish & chips, burgers, mac and cheese, plus traditional Greek cuisine.

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Step inside the rooms and you will find modern, sleek decor that includes free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and iPod docks and the best part is most rooms feature a balcony.

What’s even better is the friendly and knowledgeable staff who are always around to make you feel at home and there is a warm atmosphere from the minute you step inside this hotel.

A: 10 Komninon St. & 23 Mitropoleos Av. 546 24, Thessaloniki

P: +30 231 002 1020

W: www.excelsiorhotel.gr

 

GCT Team

This article was researched and written by a GCT team member.

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