Launch of the first ibis styles in Athens

Launch of the first ibis styles in Athens

AccorHotels and G.Lymperakis Invest OE announced the signature of a franchising agreement for the launch of the first ibis styles hotel in Athens.

Following the successful operation of ibis styles in Heraklion, Crete, the new ibis styles Athens Routes in Athens is expected to surprise both for its dynamic design and the special character in its operation.

In a 5,800 m² bioclimatic building, the 4-star Ibis styles Athens Routes, apart from its modern rooms, offers a conference room, gym, indoor parking and Roof Top Bar overlooking the Acropolis, Lycabettus Hill and Argosaronic Gulf.

The hotel is being strategically located in the center of Athens at the beginning of L. Vouliagmenis, near Agios Ioannis Metro Station, and 1,300m from the Acropolis Museum. The opening is expected in June 2019.

The project required an investment of 8 million euro – fully supported by G. Lymperakis Invest OE
Mr Luigi Lima, Operational Director Franchising AccorHotels Italy & Greece, states: “I’m really proud of the new opening of the first ibis styles in Athens, which demonstrates the interest of AccorHotels to develop in the Greek capital. We believe that the value of a dynamic brand, like the ibis styles, can be a powerful support for further development of the hospitality industry in Athens”.

Mr George Lymperakis, CEO of G. Lymperakis Invest OE, states as well: “Our cooperation with AccorHotels for the representation of such an extraordinary international hotel brand is utterly important to us and we are certain that the presence of ibis Styles in our city will contribute to its touristic life”.

Ibis Styles, AccorHotels’ economy brand, offers a design-focused experience in a myriad of styles.

Creativity and playfulness are the hallmarks of these comfortable stylish hotels, which each have their very own unique charm. Located in city centers or close to activity centers, each establishment offers a trendy, joyful and audacious ambiance. The brand proposes multiples little extras for children and their families, making of its hotels playful locations fostering creativity, surprise and a sense of well-being. In June 2018, the network comprised more than 430 hotels and 44,000 rooms in 45 countries.

AccorHotels is a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,600 hotels, resorts and residences, as well as in over 10,000 of the finest private homes around the globe.