Shaner’s second hotel in Greece opened today! The Academia of Athens Hotel, a Marriott Autograph property, is inspired by ancient Athenian wisdom and intellect.  Academia of Athens is a 60-room luxurious city hotel, portraying a contemporary interpretation of Plato’s Academy blending the old and the new with impeccable service and unique experiences!

Academia of Athens features a spa, Pnoe Wellness Center, which provides spa treatments that include elements and ingredients from ancient Greek nature such as argil, grapes, mint, and aloe! The property also features three dining options including the Aether Rooftop Bar which has stunning views of the Acropolis.  Plato, the lobby lounge, is open daily for guests to enjoy cocktails and small fare.  Guest can also enjoy the indoor pool which features a large video wall which will play movies throughout the day.  Each guest room is tastefully designed with comfortable bedding, 49-inch HDTV’s, Espresso Coffee Makers, marble bathrooms and Molton Brown bath products.  Academia also offers a daily reading time in which guest are encouraged to disconnect and pick up a book for an hour as well as weekly Dialogue Soirees.  Guests are encouraged to attend the soirees to show off their intellectual creativity as a new topic is discussed each week.

Academia of Athens is the second hotel to open under the partnership between Shaner Hotels and CS Hospitality. Congratulations to General Manager, Yiorgos Peroutseas, Lisa Larson and the rest of the Academia of Athens team on a successful opening!