Residents in the northern Greek city of Kastoria were awoken at by a massive explosion, in which a disused three-storey hotel called Tsamis complex was completely flattened. No one was injured.
The explosion occurred at around 1:30 a.m., destroying the 80-room facility located about four kilometres (2.5 miles) outside of Kastoria. The reason for the blast was unclear, but authorities said they suspected a gas leak.
on its website Hotel Tsamis advertises itself traditional architectural style next to the lake, Hotel Tsamis offers charming views, a beautiful garden next to the lake and rooms with lake or garden views.
Hotel Tsamis is located 2.5 mile away from the city of Kastoria, and it offers rooms and luxurious suites. All rooms offer mini-bar, LCD TV with satellite channels, internet access, safe deposit box, hair dryer, and on request view to the lake and the city of Kastoria.