Collaboration with Grecotel,  a giant for hospitality in  Greece, with the ambition to redefine company’s aesthetic identity and for the renovation of  eleven city hotels and resorts. 

Working for one of the fastest growing hotel companies in Greece at the time, as freelance designer for both city and resort hotels, gave me the chance to materialise a vast range of design projects.

    • Principle use: Hotels
    • Design/Supervision: Werner Maritsas
    • Location: various places in  Greece
    • Number of  renovated hotels: 17
    • Design / Construction period: 1995 -2003

Indicative projects: Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki, N.J.V. Athens Plaza in Athens, Rhodos Royal in Rhodes, Creta Sun Club, Atlantis, Malia Park, Rethimna BeachElounda Village in Crete, etc. (scroll for the complete list)

(most works published in Maison and Decoration, Vogue, Luxury hotel guide)


Atlantis hotel, Heraklion, Crete – Greece ✰✰✰✰✰

A  hotel located in Hereklion, the largest city in Crete.

Refurbishment of  lobby area, restaurants, bars, conference rooms and standard rooms plus the creation of one executive and one presidential suite.

main entrance / sketch

Makedonia Palace, Thessaloniki- Greece ✰✰✰✰✰

Full refurbishment of a historic building, a hotel regarded as one of Greece’s most famous and prestigiou. The luxurious property ideally located by the sea, in the heart of the city, has been renovated with a cosmopolitan flair.

wood + inox wall light, designed for the corridors

N.J.V, Athens Plaza, Greece ✰✰✰✰✰

A  downtown hotel in Athens Greece with a stunning Acropolis view. Located to the heart of the city, on Syntagma square next to the Greek Parliament.

fireplace design for Parliament restaurant

Lobby at Malia Park Hotel, Creta- Greece. ✰✰✰✰

This award-winning resort stretches out across a beautiful sandy beach at Malia, Creta. The design and spatial layout engenders a sensation of being outdoor. Owner’s amazing collection of traditional handmade carpets have been exposed to view, carefully combined with contemporary art and new materials.

chaise longue designed for pool bar

Rhodos Royal, Rhodes Greece ✰✰✰✰

Gut reconstruction of an aging building, to create of a new family hotel with a private beach in Kalithea, Rhodes island.

A home-like natural concept for all lobby areas, restaurant bars and the 353 loft type guestrooms rooms,+ bungalows, all designed to enhance visitors’ interaction with nature.


   project list

  • N.J.V. Athens Plaza Hotel
  • Macedonia Palace
  • Atlantis Hotel
  • Rithymna Beach Hotel
  • Creta Palace
  • Agapi Beach Hotel
  • Creta Sun Club
  • Malia Park Hotel
  • Elounda Village Hotel
  • Rhodos Royal Hotel,
  • Daphnila Bay Hotel