|Description||The Electra Palace Hotel is set in a neo classical building on Aristotelous Square, located 50 metres from Thessaloniki Promenade and 800 metres from the Old City. The 138 guestrooms are decorated in neutral tones with dark wood furniture. Modern amenities include air conditioning, Internet connections, satellite television, desks, telephones, radios, safes, and alarm clocks. |
Guests can indulge in pampering beauty treatments and massages, or use of the hotel's spa offerings such as a hot tub, sauna, an indoor heated swimming pool, and a Turkish bath. For those feeling energetic, there is a fully equipped gym, and on warm days, guests can swim a few laps in the outdoor pool. Business users have a choice of meeting rooms and secretarial services; those wishing to sightsee can use the Internet access facilities for local events and attractions. The hotel offers a plethora of dining options: the ground floor restaurant is plush and bright, and offers all day dining and an a la carte menu; an antique adorned English pub serves traditional pub fare; a coffee shop overlooking the Square offers refreshments and pastries. Nearby attractions include the district of Ladadika, which is known for its vibrant nightlife; the White Tower and the Byzantine and Archaeological Museums, which are all within 500 metres of the hotel. The Castle and Old City are 800 metres from the hotel. The nearest airport is Thessalonika Makedonia Airport, which is 15 kilometres away. Taxis are available out side the airport and the fare to the city centre costs approximately 6 EUR. Bus number 78 also runs to the city centre and one journey costs approximately 0.50 EUR. A cheap and extensive bus system operates throughout the town.