Margi Hotel, the Gem of Vouliagmeni !
Trip Start Apr 24, 2011
79Trip End Ongoing
This is my review on the Margi.
The Gem of the Southern outskirts of Attica!
We spent 2 wonderful nights at the Margi, and I want to state that the hotel is beyond better than what it shows on the net. The hotel is nestled between the sea and pine forest
It is the ideal place to unwind away from the busy centre of Athens, yet very easy to come here by E22 bus directly from Syntagma in less than 45 minutes. I find the hotel’s location practical for people travelling around the business areas of the city. Ideal for people who want to avoid the city centre completely and be close to the Airport which is only 30 minutes drive away. I did not dine at the hotel so I cannot tell of its cuisine but there are several good restaurants in less than 7 minute walk serving mostly sea food.
I found the hotel cosy, very stylish and chic in a minimalist Moroccan style, perfectly balancing discreet luxury with a cosy Mediterranean ambience. I noticed that great attention is given to detail. I don’t think that there would be anybody finding something negative to comment on. Those who do just lack good taste and no matter where they are they will surely find anything to complain and they do it out of habit
Candles are lit as it gets dark, and the overall effect is stunning. Every single corner is different from the other, and depending on the light you get a different perspective. It is just magic!
We had the Executive room #408, which I cannot say that it was huge. On the contrary I found it moderately sized elegantly simple and comfortable with the balcony overlooking the pine forest and the window opposite the bed overlooking the beautiful coast. It was as if it was a painting! It was cold and windy outside and the sun was shining brightly in the room making it warm and cosy. The room was clean with all the amenities that a 5* hotel should have.
I found the bathroom spacious with a modern walk-in shower and I was happily surprised to find the popular Korres toiletries.
The American breakfast was more than adequate and had everything to meet the most demanding expectation
I am not fond of pools and I find them mostly decorative but the bar and pool area here are truly amazing surrounded by an elegant terrace decorated with purple sofas and beds to lay on.
Staff seems professional and the service excellent. It is very positive seeing young people working in the premises. Even the owner of the hotel is a young man full of enthusiasm and eager for the very best of the hotel. We had the chance to meet Janette at the reception, always smiling and ready to help with the clients’ demands.
Free Parking was surely appreciated, although wireless internet is not free here. It costs 5 euro for 2 hours and 10 for one day. I was told however that very soon this will be settled.
In all, it was a great stay, and I would love to return, and probably next time try the cuisine that I did not have the chance to try on this stay.