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About us

Exciting, intriguing and fascinating, our collection of unique places to stay encompasses castles, chateaus, palaces, villas, monasteries, convents and more..
At Historic Hotels of Europe, our primary aim is to give our guests the very best experience during their stay. We operate to exacting standards of hospitality and service, offering fine dining and the very best in modern luxury.
But we also see ourselves as custodians of each of our 400 properties, spanning 11 countries. Each has been handpicked for their historical architecture - and the incomparable stories they encompass.
Run meticulously by those passionate about Europe´s historical heritage, our growing collection of hotels continues to provide unforgettable, authentic experiences.

Our Members

Our unique structure - we represent 11 member groups - means our properties remain independent, while operating to our shared vision of being guardians of the stories and places of the past, as well as hosts of the present.

Yades Greek Historic Hotels

Yades Greek Historic Hotels

Yades Greek Historic Hotels invites you to enjoy a treasured experience at any one of our unique destinations in Greece.

Member hotels of the Yades Collection have a character of their own and history to share. They are located throughout Greece, in the Peloponnese, Western Greece, Thessaloniki, Kavala and the islands of Corfu, Santorini and Chios. Every visitor will marvel at the beauty of the Greek landscape and the exquisite settings surrounding a splendid manor house or historical building renovated with love and care. Furnishings dazzle the eye and capture a world of refinement.

All of the member hotels offer an exceptional standard of service and every convenience to accommodate a contemporary lifestyle.
We welcome you to live the myths of the mountainsides, the sensations of the countryside, the colours of the islands and precious moments at the Yades hotels, which open doors to the true heritage of Hellas.

Contact info

Yades Greek Historic Hotels, Milloni Str. 8, 10673 Athens, Greece
Tel:+30 2103640441 Fax:+30 2122132663,
Email :

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors has been elected for the period 2015 - 2017:
  Mrs. Barbara Avdis - Contact by email
  Founder of Yades Greek Historic Hotels, Greece
  Mr. Claes Livijn
  Chairman of Countryside Hotels, Sweden
  Mr. Kenneth Healy
  Hotel Owner and Board Member of Ireland´s Blue Book, Ireland  
  Mr. Mike Morgan
  Hotel Owner and Chairman of Welsh Rarebits, Wales

400 Independent Historic Hotels in 12 European Countries