Argentikon Luxury Suites, Chios
|82100, Kampos, Chios, North Aegean Islands, GREECE.|
Description: Argentikon Luxury SuitesIn a superb location on the magnificent island of Chios, Greece, is the 32,000m2 Argentikon Estate, built by the Argenti family in the 16th Century and recently designated a historic monument.
Selected among the 100 best villas in the world, the Argentikon is a perfect example of medieval, Genoese architecture in the Levant. Each suite is uniquely individual; embracing the style and furniture of the period, with fireplace, chandelier, marble bathrooms and lovely appointments. Great care has been given to the ceiling decoration of each suite. Exquisite Old World craftsmanship and 21st Century amenities have been combined to create an estate unsurpassed in beauty and refinement.
Warm summers are enhanced by a light sea breeze, so guests can dine outdoors in the romantic surroundings by candlelight, while soft music fills the air.
The high stone walls surrounding the mansion, shady pathways leading to secluded corners, and lovely gardens provide privacy and beauty for those who wish to enjoy the peace and quiet.
The Argentikon Luxury Suites is a member of Historic Hotels of Europe, Yades Heritage & Hospitality, and is recommended by Conde Nast Johansens Hotels. It is a gracious estate for the distinguished and most demanding clientele.
Type of rooms: Argentikon Luxury SuitesThe suites are situated in five buildings, each one with its own unique style.
The main Palazzo, built in 1550 has two suites:
CASTELLO Suite: is located on the upper floor (68m2/ 731ft2) and has a living room, decorated ceilings, two bedrooms, one marble bathroom, and a balcony overlooking the gardens and the main marble cistern.
PALAZZO Suite: A spacious (95m2 / 1,021ft2) three bedroom suite on the upper floor has a living room, decorated ceilings, two marble bathrooms, and a balcony overlooking the gardens and orchards.
The second Palazzo, built in 1930 has two suites:
GENOVA Suite: Located on the ground floor, has a living room, decorated ceilings, two bedrooms, one marble bathroom, and a powder room. (74m2 / 796ft2)
VENEZIA Suite: Located on the upper floor has a living room, decorated ceilings, fireplace, two bedrooms, one marble bathroom, a powder room, and a spacious balcony overlooking the gardens. (66m2 / 710ft2)
Another building was restored using the distinctive "xysto" technique used to decorate the exteriors of the houses at Pyrgi village. The outer layer of plaster is whitewashed and then geometric shapes (triangles, chevrons, circles, etc.) are scraped away.
PYRGOUSIKO Suite: Located on the ground floor, has a living room, two bedrooms, and one marble bathroom. (52m2 / 559ft2)
PYRGI Suite: Located on the upper floor, has a living room with decorated ceiling, a fireplace, one bedroom, a marble bathroom, and balcony overlooking the gardens and orchards. (55m2 / 591ft2)
KAMBOS Suite: Located on the ground floor, has a living room with a fireplace, a bedroom with decorated ceiling, one marble bathroom with a Jacuzzi and shower. (63m2 / 677ft2)
CHIOS Suite: This junior suite is located on the upper floor and has a living room, one bedroom, and one bathroom complete with Jacuzzi and shower. A private balcony overlooks the citrus grove. (49m2 / 526ft2)
Additional information: Argentikon Luxury Suites
Activities: waterskiing and diving available at the nearby beach. Public tennis court available by appointment.
Meetings & Conference Facilities: Their experienced staff will provide any necessary help to make your conference or event a success. Audio - Visual Equipment include: data projector, overhead projector, slide projector, screen, flip chart, white boards, photocopy machine, fax machine, wireless ADSL Internet access, 42'' plasma TV, DVD player, Microphone, cordless microphones, laser pointer, podium, and laptop. Other equipment, service, or secretarial services can be provided upon request.
Argentikon Conference Center: a spacious, 210sqm high-ceiling facility which can accommodate up to 130 persons. Built in 1550 and renovated in 2005, the multifunctional center is fully equipped with the latest technology in audio-visual equipment.
Argenti Hall: an additional meeting room that can accommodate up to 45 persons.
Facilities and services include: restaurant, bar, pool bar, residents' reading-sitting room, room service (breakfast), central air conditioning and heat, direct-dial telephone, satellite TV, extensive gardens with walking paths, ADSL wireless internet access, safe, business center, sauna, massage room, in-room massage/beauty treatments, fireplace, transportation to and from airport or port, and outdoor swimming pool.
The Argentikon consists of Luxury Suites, all with an exquisite view of the gardens.
All accommodations feature a living room, veranda, central air conditioning, satellite TV, DVD players, wireless ADSL internet access, direct-dial telephone, mini-bar, marble-lined bathroom, hair dryer, bathrobe, slippers and laundry service. Housekeeping attention is provided twice daily.
Argentikon experience......The Balance of Body and Spirit
The timeless Argentikon Luxury Suites traditionally providing unmatched service and amenities, have now added a state of the art fitness centre and spa facility near our neoclassical pool, creating a complete sense of wellness for our guests.
Offering the latest in gym equipment, exercise your body in a spacious and naturally lighted workout room or take advantage of the unique influence of the water revitalizing your spirit in the bright domed Jacuzzi Suite, overlooking the citrus groves of the Estate. Rebalance your body and spirit in our original Finnish sauna or in the power massage shower. Complete the experience by rejuvenating in the serene setting of our candle light and fragrant massage room with an individual or for a couple treatment.
Small pets up to 10kg. accepted.
Number of rooms: 8
Official category: 5 Stars, Deluxe.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1550/1930.
Period of closure: open all year.
Languages spoken: Greek, English, Italian, German.Smoking policy: Smoking and non-smoking suites available.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Diners.
Restaurant closed: during winter, breakfast and dinner only, no lunch offered.
GPS Coordinates: 38° 19' 18.97'' N 26° 7' 23.48'' E
Nearest airport: Chios International - 4 km.