Agia Markella Hotel
A warm welcome from ‘’fragrant’’ Chios and from Agia Markella Hotel, the first certified member of BikeFriendlyHotels in Chios.
Chios is the island of mastic, Homer, the aromas of citrus fruits, medieval villages, beautiful beaches, and seafaring. Specifically, in Vrondados, where the heart of all Christianity thunders every Easter and the famous custom of Rocket War takes place and on the famous beach of ‘’Afanis Naftis’’ (the Unknown Sailor), we welcome you to the hospitable hotel ”Agia Markella”.
Agia Markella Hotel is a 3 star, family-run hotel located just 5 km from Chora and the port and 8 km from the airport ”Homer”. It has 21 rooms and features a swimming pool, bar, restaurant, and private parking. In both our Executive and Standard rooms, with private balconies overlooking the magnificent Aegean Sea and the coast of Central Asia or Mount Aepos, our guests will enjoy unique moments of peace and relaxation. The rooms have a private balcony with sublime view, air conditioning, safe, 32″ TV, fridge, telephone, and hairdryer.
Enjoy your holidays in Chios to the fullest, choosing Agia Markella Hotel as the starting point for your daily excursions as it is located in a central point of the island. Meet the friendliest staff you could ever imagine and let them help you organize your holiday. Enjoy the services offered by the hotel, plan your whole day from early in the morning to late at night inside and outside the facilities and live a wonderful experience in Chios that will be unforgettable.
Here where natural beauty blends with history offering a unique experience to the visitor. A few meters from the hotel you can swim in the crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea or visit the “Homer’s Stone” (Daskalopetra), a one-piece rock in the form of a seat, on which, according to local legend, Homer sat teaching.
“Agia Markella” offers a friendly and comfortable environment for visitors who want to get to know the island of Chios by bike. Apart from the suggestions that will be given to you through the hotel’s application for exploration routes by bicycle, the possibility of renting bicycles and equipment, as well as organizing excursions tailored to the needs of the guests is also provided.
Bike friendly facilities offered by the hotel
- Information about bike friendly services either on the website or in the hotel brochure, or in a special brochure, which will be available to customers free of charge.
- Area map with cycling routes in printed or electronic form (free service).
- Secure parking or storage area for bicycles or co-operation with a corresponding space near the hotel (free service).
- Tool kit availability (free service).
- Washing machine-dryer available on a daily basis (on-site or off-site – paid service).
- Renting and repairing bicycles in the hotel or near the hotel (paid service).
- Collaboration with a company that organizes cycling tours.
- Electric bicycle battery charging point.
- Lunchbox availability with fruit, toast, energy drinks, etc.
- Availability of healthy breakfast with organic-bio products.
- Wellness services availability (at least one): Sauna, Hammam, Jacuzzi, Massage, Thalassotherapy pool.
- Green Key Label.