Built in the centre of the small village of Ouranoupolis, Xenios Zeus hotel is waiting for you all over the year, offering you a restful and quiet accommodation. Enjoy strolling in the village’s small marketplace and taste traditional monastic recipes at the local restaurants in a walking distance from the hotel.
Xenios Zeus hotel is a friendly, family owned lodge, in the heart of Ouranoupolis. It is a unique hotel, located near the Byzantine tower and the small port of the village from which people depart either for visiting Mt. Athos or the shores of the opposite islets with the enchanting beaches and the emerald water. During your stay at the hotel you can also walk to the newly excavated monastery of Zygou enjoying the beautiful route, while pines and olive trees will accompany your journey
Xenios Zeus hotel is the most ideal and convenient choice for the visitors of Mt. Athos and pilgrims. Throughout the years it has become a favorite choice station for visitors and monks alike. It is located 50 metres from the pilgrim’s office where somebody can issue his visa for visiting Athos, and the ticket selling points for the boat sailing to Athos.
Until today, Xenios Zeus hotel offered hospitality to many renown individuals, among them, the German philosopher Herbert Marcuse, the painter Yannis Tsarouchis, while a frequent visitor was St. Paisios the Athonite. The stage director Theodore Angelopoulos established his base here, during the filming of the film ‘An Eternity and a Day’ awarded in the Cannes Film Festival in 1998.
Get in contact with the Xenios Zeus Hotel all year round for bookings and information
We will be very please to accommodate you in our facilities and offer you an unforgettable holiday experience.
If you are lucky and visit our hotel when one of our several cultural events is taking place in the small square under the Byzantine tower you will enjoy unique moments immersed in music and tradition that will stay in forever with you!