Greek Reporter Preferred Hotels

Traveling a lot wherever the news take us – around the Mediterranean, in Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Italy or across the Atlantic in the USA and Canada we stayed at a lot of different hotels. We have collaborated with a lot of different hotels from every city and since we have the knowledge and we have been there we want to share them with you. This is why we created the “Greek Reporter Preferred Hotels” so when you travel you can come here and see the hotels we have been and we prefer in the destinations below.

Please note that these hotels have not paid us anything in order to be selected as our “Preferred Hotels”. Simply our reporters have been there and we genuinely believe they are the best in their respective areas.


Santorini – Aqua Vista *****

Above the endless Aegean blue, under the most majestic sunset and with a view of one of the planet’s most energized volcano, Aqua Vista Hotels promise you the escape you were always dreaming. Aqua Vista Hotels is an international brand that represents and markets a select collection of exceptional independent boutique hotels in Santorini. This compilation of extraordinary properties caters for every type of traveler, guarantying memorable experiences tailored to your special needs and desires. Whether it is romance, luxury, adventure or a home-like atmosphere that you are looking for, each of the Aqua Vista Hotels can be an ideal starting point for the journey of your dreams.

Litohoro Olympus Resort *****

One of the most luxurious resorts in Central Greece, Litohoro Olympus Resort Villas & Spa is located in Plaka, 2 km away from the historic town of Litohoro. Although the 5-star resort is built right under Mt. Olympus, the mountain Gods according to the Ancient Greeks, it is only 60 meters away from the sea. A relaxing heaven that combines the mountainous scenery with amazing beaches only a few minutes away, this resort with some of the most exclusive villas of the area is ideal for longer stays, or just a quick weekend escape (You will need about three and a half hours to get to Litohoro from Athens by car).


Thessaloniki – Domotel Les Lazaristes *****

One of the best 5 star hotels in Thessaloniki, Domotel Les Lazaristes is a member of the luxuriy hotel-chain Domotel and welcomed its first guests on the 1st of June 2004. Domotel Les Lazaristes is a fresh hotel, full of energy, located at an area fully characterized by the arts. Its neighbouring position, nearby all major cultural centers of the city inspired its design philosophy. Its ideal geographical position offers a high quality stay in a quiet but central area of the city. It is situated at the city’s entrance, at the junction of all major highways and connects Thessaloniki with the rest of Greece and the Balkans. Domotel Les Lazaristes presents 74 spacious rooms, suites in their majority, fully equipped with all contemporary amenities which offer a comfortable and unforgettable stay. Domotel Les Lazaristes appends its signature in the art of cuisine. Fred&Ginger Restaurant initiates its guests to the art of Greek creative cuisine and invites them to experience the true art de la table. Guests can pamper themselves at the hotels outdoor pool and on-site private spa featuring a hammam and hot tub, and offering a variety of massage treatments.

Thermae Sylla SPA ResortEdipsos – Thermae Sylla Spa & Wellness Hotel *****

Enter into a world of fabulous treatments that will detoxify, revitalize and heal you in a variety of ways. The best in massages, facials, body wraps, fitness classes and personalized programs are waiting for you. Welcome to Thermae Sylla, one of the top 10 spas in the world, as voted by the prestigious Conde Nast Traveller magazine. The spa’s magic water springs naturally from the underground at an already hot temperature of 80-85 degrees Celsius, a powerful therapeutic mineral with healing properties. Thermae Sylla embodies real wellness and medical spa treatments in an environment of understated luxury and healthy Mediterranean gourmet. It offers an ideal cure and escape from the demands of modern life to help you rejuvenate, heal, rediscover your inner self and unveil the new you.
The mineral spring baths was considered to mark the beginning of the third age a few years back. Nowadays this has changed and younger people seek in its rejuvenating properties their body and mind balance for a positive approach to life. Find balance, regain your health from the inside out and recover from a number of ailments through our specially formulated medical treatments.

Trikala – Ananti Resort *****

Built on a hill on the outskirts of the city of Trikala (198miles from Athens) with a breathtaking view of the Thessalian Field, the brand new Ananti City Resort is marking the upgrading of the idea of hospitality in the broader area. Located in a privileged spot on the Loggakio Hill and being in a short distance from popular tourist attractions, such as the rock towers of Meteora, the ski paradise of Pertouli and Elati, the beautiful Lake Plastira, Ananti City Resort combines modern city-hotel comforts with nature’s blessings and a relaxing atmosphere. The plain, clear lines in complete harmony with the local environment, the modern interior design, the outdoor swimming pool nestled on the mountainside, the Spa premises with the indoor swimming pool, the roof garden with its superb Italian Restaurant and relaxing Coffee Bar, as well as the fully equipped Conference Hall, are some of the main components creating a uniquely charming hotel for vacation or business travelling purposes. The 5 star hotel offers 15 rooms and 3 suites. It also features an outdoor swimming pool, indoor heated pool, Spa, free Wi-Fi Internet, buffet, breakfast, fitness room, TV room, Jacuzzi, sauna-hammam, massage, manicure, pedicure, hairdresser salon (with appointment), doctor on call, parking.



Capri Inn Laguna Beach

Whether it’s a relaxing romantic getaway, an activity-packed family vacation, a quiet solitary retreat, or a quick trip filled with shopping, food and fun with friends, the Capri Laguna on the Beach is the perfect Southern California getaway. Nestled in the quaint seaside town of Laguna Beach, located midway between Los Angeles and San Diego, the oceanfront Capri Laguna on the Beach Hotel is situated directly on the sand of the Pacific Ocean with its picturesque sunsets and world-renown coastline. The Capri Laguna on the Beach offers premium, yet affordable, accommodations for art lovers, nature adventurists, and beachgoers.  Here, along a pristine stretch of one of the most breathtaking coastlines in the world, our guests enjoy beautiful, unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean, and relax to the soothing sound of crashing waves.  Besides the incredible views and beach access, we offer a heated pool, fitness center and we are walking distance to five-star restaurants, numerous art galleries and museums.

FL – Siesta Beach Resort ****

Formerly the Best Western on Siesta Key but renovated and better, Siesta Beach Resort is a quaint two-story Mediterranean landmark hotel, nestled within historic SiestaVillage and steps from Florida’s only white quartz beach on Siesta Key. Siesta Key Florida is located on the Gulf of Mexico just off the coast of Sarasota in southwest Florida. A perfect place for business or pleasure, comfort waits for you at the end of the day in our tastefully decorated Rooms and Suites. Siesta Key is a barrier island eight miles long, just offshore of Sarasota, Florida. It lies about 55 miles south of Tampa and 255 miles north west of Miami. Two bridges link the island to the mainland, allowing it to remain an uncomplicated natural paradise without sacrificing the amenities of contemporary life. The north bridge, Siesta Drive is within the City of Sarasota, and provides convenient access to the City, it businesses and arts districts, and to the Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport via U.S. Highway 41. The south bridge Stickney Point Road, proves access to South Sarasota County and a direct route to Interstate 75.



Istanbul – Sirkeci Mansion *****

Sirkeci Mansion may be defined as one of the best independently operating hospitality enterprises in Istanbul. Sirkeci Konak, as is its Turkish name, is the No1 hotel in Istanbul, according to tripadvisor ratings.  The word “Konak” is defined as a large mansion house which is generally used as an official residence in Turkey and the former Ottoman Empire. Sirkeci Mansion is located on the historical peninsula, also known as “Old City” the ancient part of Istanbul and in a few minutes walking distance to major historical areas such as; Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Gulhane Park, Baslica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, Eminonu Port. The hotel has one panoramic terrace restaurant, an indoor restaurant and two meeting rooms.

Istanbul – Taksim Premier Suites Hotel****

This is the true spirit of Istanbul- welcoming and pleasing! No matter if for a business trip or a family holiday, one of the loveliest and most convenient places to stay is Taksim Premier Suites Hotel. Modern design, delicate service and attentive personnel.Located 300 metres from Taksim Metro Station, Taksim Premier Suites has an on-site video and book library and offers rooms with a 42 flat-screen TV. All rooms have free Wi-Fi access. Rooms at Taksim Premier Suites have air conditioning and include a seating area with designer furniture. Each room has a well-equipped kitchenette fitted with a stove, fridge and microwave while some rooms feature a balcony.

Preferred Airline:
Turkish Airlines offers many daily flights from Athens and Thessaloniki Airport. The award winning air carrier also offers international flights that connect most major international cities directly with Istanbul. New York, Los Angeles, London and Tokyo are only some of the cities that Turkish is flying directly. Turkish Airlines is flying in more than 200 destinations worldwide with an excellent fleet and

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