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The St George Lycabettus is a unique lifestyle hotel at the foot of the Lycabettus Hill. It is one of the most beautiful and historic hotels in Athens and holds a privileged position on the touristic map. Apart from the high five-star standards of hospitality and modern aesthetic it also stands out due to its unique breathtaking views. It boasts panoramic views of the Acropolis, the green forested Lycabettus hill and the Saronic islands which have been reported both by the Greek and international press as some of the most impressive in the world .What is it though that makes St George Lycabettus hotel stand out from the rest?
The gastronomy, the culture, its ecological and philanthropic activity and the emphasis on health, wellness and family values.
On the 6th floor of the hotel, in addition to unsurpassed views, one can enjoy a lunch or dinner of unique flavors at La Suite Lounge restaurant by the award-winning executive chef of Vasilis Milios. One can also enjoy a traditional Greek breakfast daily with a buffet of traditional dishes & local products. Just one level above the La Suite Lounge, one can find the open air swimming pool and the new Vertigo Pool Club, a true oasis in the center of Athens. There, one can enjoy fresh juices, smoothies and healthy snacks throughout the day moving on to traditional aperitifs, refreshing cocktails & finger food in the evenings! The St. George often organizes gastronomic festivals (like Cinema on a Plate) with guest chefs in order to promote Greek gastronomy in Greece and abroad. This year the St. George Lycabettus is a great supporter and sponsor of Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring – traveling under the auspices of the GTO to 15 different countries.
CULTURE AND TOURISM
Despite its privileged position next to cultural sites and museums in Athens city center, St George Lycabettus hotel has its own space of art and culture, the SG Art Gallery, where it often hosts both Greek and foreign artists & exhibitions. Besides contemporary art exhibitions, the SG Art Gallery hosts interactive artistic events, fashion shows, artsy dinners, theatre productions & more. Another cultural event is the long-standing collaboration with the Kappatos Gallery. Every year from 1999 on wards, a whole floor of the hotel is transformed into a huge gallery under the title “ROOMS”. All rooms are transformed into artistic venues and host art projects and Installations created & inspired by the most talented Athenian artists. On each floor of the hotel a collection of Greek art and culture can be admired in the corridors. While a number of rooms are thematically dedicated to famous Greek writers and poets who resided in the area (Elytis, Kazantzakis, Papadiamantis …) The latest addition is the st. George Lycabettus is the brand new Screening Room, a VIP movie theater which seats approximately 30 and is also available for private screenings, book presentations and conferences.
ECOLOGICAL AND CHARITY ACTION
Recently the St. George Lycabettus hotel in cooperation with Coco Mat designed a brand new Eco Chic wing consisting of Green rooms of high aesthetic and environmental awareness! The brand new Eco-Chic Rooms feature furniture from 100% natural materials, ecological pillow menus, specifically selected to offer an excellent sleep and relaxation conditions .The residents will also find also proposals in their rooms suggesting Green Day Out during his stay in Athens such as hikes and walks at the Lycabettus hill, bike rides and more. The St. George Lycabettus has always been a hotel with environmental conscience but recently launched a new green campaign based on the three Rs: Reduce – Recycle – Reuse. The hotels corporate social responsibility is not limited to environmental consciousness but extends to great lengths of charity work. At almost every event organized by the hotel part of the proceeds are dedicated to charity. Also we offer one euro for each cover charge consumed in our restaurants for respective purposes. In order to combat food waste they provide portions of food to the charity www.boroume.gr who are notorious for the help they offer to the homeless & less fortunate..!
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
The hotels facilities concerning fitness, beauty and relaxation are both unique and of truly high standards. For fitness enthusiasts, a fully equipped gym is available as well as Ananea Yoga and Pilates Stndio which offers our guests both personal & group training. And of course, one cannot miss out a relaxation session at Aegeo SPA. Finally, it is worth mentioning that the hotels passion for fitness does not stop here! Each year the St.George hosts the annual, Lycabettus Run a race which takes place around the Lycabettus hill and is supported by over 600 Athenians as the race is always connected to a good cause and supports the philosophy Joy, wellness, socialization and promotion through healthy sport.
FAMILY AND CHILDREN
The St George Lycabettus Hotel encourages and respects quality family time. Therefore both Sunday Family Brunch & Saturday Lunch and Play give both parents & children the opportunity to relax and enjoy creative activities together. Whereas the the new Kid’s Corner (playroom) offers the children full expertise supervision, artistic workshops children’s films, cooking classes, kids theatre and more. All of the above pretty much sum up the St George Lycabettus Hotel, a hotel that follows all the latest trends yet does not lack 5* service for our customers preferences and needs whether business or pleasure are always our top concern.
Many international celebrities and great personalities have chosen the St. George and have returned several times such as Kevin Spacey, Jeremy Irons, Daniel Day Lewis and Catherine Deneuve, HRH Princess Michael of Kent, the Petshop boys, Cesaria Evora, Vanessa Mae and many others. The St. George remains one of the cities most historic hotels for over 40 years now, well known for its high standards of service, its intimate but luxurious surroundings, its modern design but above all for its Lifestyle. The St. George Lycabettus Hotel offers different types of rooms, suites and views, to satisfy any occasion and make every stay in Athens special. The St, George Lycabettus is a boutique hotel with a private pool and has 154 modern rooms and suites, all carefully designed for ultimate comfort and relaxation. The best choice for your stay in a 5-star hotel. The Fashion Suite is dedicated to the great French designer and Philhellene, Pierre Cardin who has often visited the hotel. This premium luxurious suite has a fresh, spacious and modern atmosphere, flooded with natural light from its encircling terrace which boasts panoramic views of the Acropolis and the city all the way to the Saronic Gulf and beyond. The suite consists of a large bedroom with fireplace, a separate living room and an imposing marble bathroom. The suite is decorated with innovative design, original sketches from his collection and many fashion accessories from the famous P.0 collection.
CLUB ANANEA PILATES STUDIO – MINI GYM AEGEO SPA
AegeoSpas, the largest spa and wellness group in Greece, with branches in Thessaloniki, Crete, Rhodes, Kos, Corfu in more than 105 Hotels, has opened at the St. George Lycabettus, The Aegeo Spa, which offers a wide range of face and body beauty therapies and treatments all customized to your liking. If you are looking for a relaxing spa massage, Aegeo Spa is the right place for you. Massage treatments relieve sore muscles, reduce tension and improve circulation, for a sense of well-being. At AegeoSpas, all massages are performed by certified massage therapists whose priority is your well being. Relax your spirit and indulge yourself in the power of the human touch.
ANANEA PLATES + YOGA studio, is a specialized studio for personal training or exercise in small groups with Pilates equipment (Reformer & Wunda chair) & mat work, Yoga (Vinyasa Flow, Aerial), and TRX functional training. The studio operates a specially designed area where one can workout in private groups of 2 or 4 people or individually. A fully organized and well-equipped space with preferential financial packages, experienced teachers and Physical Education specialists.
Vertigo Pool Club a new private club whose members can enjoy unique privileges and special offers throughout the hotels facilities: The numerous function halls, the newly renovated La Suite Lounge all day bar restaurant, the brand new private screening room, the in-house art gallery, the garage & hair salon as well as many cultural and gastronomic events. Its members can also enjoy free entrance to the renovated pool area and bar, an ideal space for refreshing cocktails, healthy snacks and relaxation with stunning views of the Acropolis and the city of Athens all the way to the Saronic islands as well as free access to the gym studio and special rates at the hotel spa and room rates.
The Presidential suite on the 6th floor, which has accommodated the likes of Catherine Deneuve, Kevin Spacey, Jeremy Irons, Daniel Day Lewis and many more has been fully renovated and transformed 5 years ago into La Suite Lounge All Day Bar Restaurant with breathtaking views of the city, the Acropolis and Lycabettus all the way to the Saronic islands. 3 Michelin star Award winning chef, Jerome Serres in collaboration with executive chef, Vasilis Milios have created a Greek Aromatic Cuisine menu based on fresh produce and local products. La Suite Lounge Bar Resturant is open seven days a wee
“The latest addition to the St. George is the brand new Screening Room where in-house guests will be able to watch documentaries and all time classics every evening whilst our little friends can enjoy cartoons. The new Screening Room is also available for business meetings, presentations and private screenings.
Vertigo Kids CIub offers a wide range of creative kids activities both entertaining and educational always under the supervision of our expert team.Vertigo Kids Club promises lots off fun games, surprises and gifts for our little friends!
Looking for an event venue in the heart of Athens? St George Lycabettus Hotel offers a range of in-house banqueting, outside catering and conference options for events both intimate and grand, combining our experience and know-how with your ideas and desires to ensure a premium result. Our popular conference rooms include Le Grand Balcon and La Suite Lounge on the top floor of the hotel. Select either and enjoy abundant natural light and near panoramic views of downtown Athens to the Acropolis and beyond, as well as outdoor space perfect for receptions and pre-function events. This aesthetic treat is flawlessly complemented by the catering options created by our award-winning executive chef, Vasilis Milios. Alternatively, the hotel offers the SG Art Gallery for a party surrounded by works of art, or the spacious Phaedra Hall for a reception bathed in natural sunlight.
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