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The location of the two Artina hotels is pinpointed by the red marker on this Google aerial image of Marathopoli
Marathopoli harbour view of Artina Hotel (left) and the Artina Hotel Nuovo
Street view of the two-building Artina Hotel complex
The Artina Hotel is the original, older building of the pair
Street view of the newer Artina Nuovo. Both buildings share the pool, gym and breakfast room.
The main floor reception lounge in the Artina Nuovo
The reception lounge in the Artina Nuovo
The hotel swimming pool and sun terrace. In late May the water was chilly but we saw several guests take a quick dip.
A panoramic of the seaview swimming pool and sun terrace
The Artina hotels’ spacious breakfast room. A daily buffet breakfast was included in our room rate.
Sea view from the breakfast room. The hotel has a number of tables outside on the lawn, and that’s where we had our coffee and breakfast each morning.
Our room in the Artina Nuovo
The big bed was super-comfortable and gave us a good night’s rest
This was one of the most comfortable hotel rooms we have stayed in during our many visits to Greece
The room had a sitting area with sofa and coffee table
The sitting area is adjacent to the balcony
Furnishings included a desk and a wall-mounted flat screen television
Our room included a well-equipped kitchenette. We didn’t do any cooking, but we did use utensils, cups, plates and wine glasses. The room also had a small dining table with two chairs.
The WC was fitted with contemporary fixtures, including a shower enclosure boasting an array of adjustable water sprays
One of many great features of our room was its large seaview balcony, where we sat with glasses of wine to watch the sunset each night
Our balcony view of Marathopoli harbour and Proti Island
A striking sunset on our first evening at the hotel …
… and another beautiful sunset sky on the second evening
The balcony view to the far left included part of the town, harbour and Proti Island
Our balcony view of the swimming pool and sun terrace
Our balcony view looking to the far right
The balconies at the Nuovo are almost terrace-sized, and are larger than the balconies on the older Artina hotel. The rooms in the Nuovo apparently are larger as well.
Early morning balcony view of the harbour and Proti Island
Early morning view of the harbour mole and part of the seafront below the hotel
Early morning balcony view of the sea
Another balcony view of the sea, looking farther to the right
A panoramic view from our balcony at sunset