Spirit of the Knights Boutique Hotel, Rhodes
|14 Alexandridou, 85100, Rhodes Town, Rhodes, Dodecanese Islands, GREECE.|
Description: Spirit of the Knights Boutique HotelSpirit of the Knights Hotel, an exclusive, family run, Eco Friendly Boutique Hotel set in the medieval old town of Rhodes in Greece, tucked away on the highest point of the medieval town on a quiet cobbled street only minutes walk from the Souleiman Mosque, Grand Masters Palace, shops, bars, restaurants and sea. Spirit of the Knights Hotel is classified as a monument of special importance with architectural influences from the Crusaders to the Ottomans.
With collected items and art works from many parts of the world, carpets, kilims and furniture, Spirit of the Knights Hotel is a stunning combination of historic building with modern amenities. Every bedroom is architecturally different. The public areas are large and airy and include a reception, ground floor WC, lounge, library area, bar, inner courtyard garden and outer courtyard with water feature creating a peaceful and spacious environment to relax in privacy.
Spirit of the Knights Hotel is a family owned and run hotel committed to Eco-Friendliness, less pollution, and conservation in all areas of life and nature. Solar energy and low energy products are used as much as possible and custom designed lighting was made by local craftsmen using hand blown glass.
Type of rooms: Spirit of the Knights Boutique HotelAll suites are air conditioned, centrally heated, provided with bathrobes and luxury Eco friendly, non allergenic toiletries and have their own bathroom.
Number of people per room: The Knights Chamber, Grand Masters Suite and the Pasha's Suite are for two people. Extra sleeping accommodation in the Ottoman Suite, Crusaders Suite and Rodos Suite is available. All suites excluding Knights Chamber can take a cot (baby bed) if required.
The Knights Chamber: Entered via a Lindian pebbled area with outside seating the chamber has a high arched ceiling dating from the Crusaders and a beautiful marble floor. The double bedroom with king sized bed leads into a large bathroom with marble basin and individually sculpted luxury bath with shower.
Ottoman Suite: With a five meter high timbered ceiling dating from the Crusaders and a beautiful Turkish fireplace, this suite portrays a combination of periods of occupation. Incorporating a bedroom with king sized bed leading to a mezzanine floor with seating area. The en-suite has a marble basin and bath with shower.
Crusaders Suite: The original ceiling timbers date from the Crusaders. The stained glass inner windows are of classic Ottoman design. The mezzanine seating area overhangs the bedroom with a king sized bed and the en-suite has a marble basin with shower.
Rodos Suite: A separate bedroom and lounge provide extra privacy and space. The bedroom has a king sized bed with a window looking over the courtyard garden towards the Grand Masters Palace. The lounge has views across a garden to the fortified walls and two large internal stained glass windows are of classic Ottoman design. A marble basin and individually sculpted bath with shower is in the bathroom.
Grand Masters Suite: Inner windows with Turkish wooden lattice screening look down into the lounge from this second floor suite and the outer window has views of the city ramparts. The bedroom area has a king sized bed and views of the inner courtyard, mosques, Grand Masters Palace and Turkish coast. The bathroom has a luxury bath with shower.
Pasha's Suite: This suite has features dating from the Ottoman period. There is a hand painted ceiling in the lounge and a separate bedroom with king sized bed. The bathroom has a marble basin and marble bath with shower. There is also a stunning private Hammam with domed ceiling creating an extra serene environment for sheer indulgence.
Additional information: Spirit of the Knights Boutique Hotel
FACILITIES include a library, bar, outdoor Jacuzzi, and gardens. An Internet PC is available in the reception area and free wireless broadband is available throughout the hotel. They provide sun lounges, bathrobes, toiletries and towels for sunbathing in their gardens and the a large outdoor Jacuzzi. The hotel has a well stocked bar and can provide a wide range of foods, is fully air conditioned for the hot summers and centrally heated for the cooler winters. The nearest parking lot is .5 km away.
ACTIVITIES: They are able to arrange a variety of additional services to make your stay even more rewarding. Please ask their staff for more details.
Massage & Aromatherapy: Luxury treatments for energy balance and well-being using hand blended organic essential oils. Therapist is UK qualified (IFPA, BCMA registered) and a fully registered practitioner. Available in-house upon request.
Yoga Classes Instructor trained with Sivananda Hatha yoga style. Baby and yoga massage also available. Available in-house upon request.
Reiki, Meditation & Relaxation Instructor is a qualified Usui Reiki Master and fully practised in self-hypnosis meditation. Available in-house upon request.
They also have VIP cruises available. Rhodes offers a Casino, Theatre, Sound and Light Show, Concerts and various Museums. Visit the Valley of the Butterflies, the Deer Park and numerous Archaeological sites or enjoy sporting activities including Golf, Horse Riding, a Flying School, Scuba Diving, Jet Skiing, Paragliding, Windsurfing and Waterskiing. Rhodes also has an excellent Water Park.
GETTING THERE: You can take a taxi from the airport/port to D'Amboise Gate in the Old Town. Please phone the hotel so they can meet you at The Mouslim Library opposite Souleiman Mosque.When you enter D'Amboise Gate into the Old Town follow the road and walk along Orfeos Street until you reach the Mouslim Library where one of their staff will meet you. (this walk is approx. 300 metres).
CHILDREN under the age of 2 stay for free when accompanied by two adults. Children between the ages of 2 and 12 sleep on an extra bed for a fee. Cots (baby beds) are available free of charge upon request.
GREEN: Commitment to the environment is evident in many ways. Working closely with Greek architect Anastasiadis Efthimios and the Greek archaeology department during reconstruction, the integrity of the building has been kept with every attention to detail possible. Wood from sustainable forests and solar energy is for heating water. All floors are laid with timber, marble, stone or sea washed pebbles. Central heating radiators are created using marble, not metal. Fabrics and carpets are woven from natural fibers. Luxury non allergenic beds, pillows and duvets are created by Co-Co Mat from six natural fibers. Linen is fine quality natural cotton. Toiletries and cleaning liquids are non allergenic natural products. Solar energy is used for external lighting where possible. Low energy products are used for internal lighting where possible. Waste disposal is kept to a minimum. Recycled paper used for all hotel printed material. Custom designed lighting made by local craftsmen using hand blown glass.
Number of rooms: 6
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1500's/2008.
Period of closure: open all year.
Languages spoken: English.Credit cards accepted: All major credit card except American Express.
GPS Coordinates: 36° 26' 33.60'' N 28° 13' 22.34'' E
Nearest airport: Diagoras - 17km