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  • The Porfyrousa

    2009 - 11.25

    The traditional hotel

    The Porfyrousa Hotel is housed in a building that was built during the Venetian and it was stately residence. Located in the medieval village of mylopotamos in the entrance, just before the main square with plane trees. The village is situated in a Valley, the “Fairy”, with running water, who in their path are 22 watermills built. Each is accompanied by a small waterfall. End of the village is the Venetian castle of Kato Chora.
    The acquisition of the mansion, it was a dream from the teenage years of Elena, which was fulfilled by the father of Mano, for the coming of the eggonoylas Myrto. Ella the restored in 2000 within the framework of the Community Initiative Leader II. The building was built as the old, highlighting the original architecture. In 2007 renovated guesthouse again according to Italian certification standard biological farm holiday accommodation, to reach its final form and become one of the most hospitable accommodations of the island.

    Inside the Hotel

    Inside the hostelThe hotel is very cool in summer and hot in winter, since the walls in many places reaching up to 1, 60 m thick. In all the surfaces of stone and wood, protected only by organic paints and varnishes materials, allowing water to continue to live and breathe. The furniture is made from wood, from local artisans, and are replicas of old traditional designs. Several are hand-painted, some with leaves, others with olive branches and other grapes. The fireplace provides warmth in the winter. Each accommodation is equipped with a desk, so one can do his work, to write, to read. Especially in winter, the hostel is the best choice for “sophisticated” Poets … Here one can live a journey to another forgotten era.


    Category: b ‘ class Hotel apartments
    Total apartments: 2 maisonettes
    One-room apartment on two levels with internal stairs. Double bed in mezzanine, and kanepes in the living room.
    Air conditioning, heating, wi-fi, tv, satellite Tv, radio, mini bar with organic products, organic products (EPI), fully equipped kitchen, reception (summer), safe deposit box, hair dryer, balconies, laundry, Office, fireplace.

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