Only 150m from the centre of the thriving resort of Argassi, which boasts a number of bars, restaurants, supermarkets, gift shops and more, The Captain’s Hotel, the first of the Xenos Group Hotels to be built, opened for business over two decades ago in 1981. At the beginning of 2005 the hotel was totally renovated, modernizing the reception and restaurant and updating the rooms for the comfort of guests
The Commodore Hotel is the second and largest to be built of the Argassi complex of Xenos Group Hotels. It is a perfect location for those who prefer quiet, relaxing surroundings, although the lobby bar area appeals to most with its lively atmosphere. Beside it and directly opposite the Captain’s, the Admiral Hotel opened for business in 1993, the third of the Xenos Group Hotels to be built in the resort. The second largest of the three hotels in Argassi prides itself on its suitability for family holidays with activities for children and parents alike. Since their opening day all three have remained a very popular choice for holidaymakers.
The Admiral Hotel has 96 apartments in total (each of which sleep four persons), accommodating up to 384 guests when full. All have either a side sea view or pool view. All apartments are spacious enough to ensure privacy for parents and all have balconies. The Captain’s Hotel has 77 rooms in total, accommodating up to 231 guests. They all include a balcony, offering some of the best views in Zante from the hilltop to the resort and beach below which add to the romance of honeymooners and couples enjoying the evening sunsets from their balconies. The Commodore Hotel has 161 rooms in total, accommodating up to 483 guests, and is an ideal choice for families, couples or singles to enjoy their holiday in Zante. They also include a balcony, offering stunning views from the hilltop to the pool, resort and beach below. The clean, spacious rooms of the Captain’s and the Commodore are of varying size, to accommodate 2, 3 or 4 persons. These are apartments for four people, studios and standard hotel rooms. Spacious and comfortable, they offer guests a quiet retreat to come home to after a day of holiday activities, to relax or prepare for the evening ahead. Each room/apartment in the complex has a fully equipped bathroom with shower, a safety deposit box and all are cleaned on a daily basis, with towel changes 2 to 3 times per week.
Food & Beverage
The Captain’s Hotel has its own restaurant, open seven days a week, offering breakfast and dinner to guests at reasonable prices. The Admiral and Commodore Hotels guests may take full advantage of this main restaurant of the complex. It offers a full buffet style breakfast menu for guests, with hot and cold options available. The restaurant is also open for evening meals, served buffet style, offering a varied menu of Greek and International dishes including salads, dessert and fruit, ensuring meals are to everyone’s taste. Half Board guests are entitled to breakfast and dinner in the hotel restaurant. All guests, however, may dine in the restaurant with a valid food voucher, which may be purchased at reception in advance. An all-inclusive voucher also may be purchased which entitles the holder to breakfast and dinner at the main restaurant, lunch at the pool/snack bar and all drinks. The all-inclusive voucher must be purchased for a minimum period of three days. Alternatively, the pool/snack bar is open daily, offering light meals, including kids’ meals, and refreshments to all guests. Guests will find a variety of hot and cold snacks available, including ice creams, hot beverages, soft drinks and alcohol, all at reasonable prices. Whether dining at the main restaurant or enjoying a snack at the pool bar, the views from the Captain’s are undeniably some of the best in Zante. The Commodore Hotel hosts its own breakfast area for B&B guests. “Full English Breakfast” or “Continental Style” breakfast options are available to guests with a valid voucher, which may be purchased at reception in advance. Outdoor barbeque nights are occasionally organized. The lobby bar of the Captain’s Hotel, open daily from early evening until late, offers a wide range of alcoholic and soft drinks, including hot beverages, and of course a long list of cocktails for you to enjoy. The indoor lounge bar offers a comfortable and relaxing setting for an evening in.
Sports & Leisure
The Admiral hosts a variety of day time activities including water polo, volley ball, pool competitions, kids clubs, darts, bar games and swimming competitions, giving guests the choice between a relaxing day by the pool or a day filled with fun events. The Admiral Hotel also has a large outdoor pool and snack bar area with free sun beds, Jacuzzi, swimming competitions, volley ball, games room (pool table, pin ball machines, darts, table tennis), and satellite T.V. system (in the lobby bar, showing major sporting events, films and light entertainment shows). The large, fully sound proofed indoor air conditioned entertainment lounge and bar area allows a full seven day programme of entertainment nights for guests at the hotel and the two sister hotels to enjoy, and is the most lively area of the complex. These entertainment nights include “Greek Night”, “Live Cabaret”, “Karaoke”, “Juke Box Jury”, live bands, “Battle of the Sexes”, quizzes, bingo and much more, recommended for those who enjoy late night fun and entertainment, safe with the knowledge that those who do not wish to participate in the fun will not be disturbed by the noise. Both the Captain’s and the Commodore Hotel offer a variety of entertainment to its guests, including a pool table, table tennis, water polo and other pool games during the day and evening activities such as regular quizzes, bingo, karaoke, Name That Tune and much more. Whether relaxing by the pool, spending a little time in the Jacuzzi soaking up the atmosphere and hot sunshine, or getting involved in the fun activities on offer at the hotel, your stay at the Captain’s or the Commodore will be a memorable and enjoyable one. There also is an outdoor children’s pool, a children’s playground (in Captain’s), and kids’ games and entertainment. In all guests are given the opportunity to dictate their stay, whether just to relax or indulge in a fun packed holiday.
Facilities & Services
The complex offers various facilities to ensure the quality of your stay in Argassi. The Commodore is located between its two sister hotels, in a perfect position to share the facilities of its sister hotels. Fan hire, air conditioning and fridges may be arranged from reception. The large, fully renovated restaurant, with a seating capacity of 250, allows the Captain’s Hotel to host organized parties at reasonable prices, from birthdays or anniversaries to weddings, whatever the special occasion, it will be a memorable one. There is also on site car park.
Useful Information on Distances
The complex is located in the resort of Argassi, approximately three kilometres from Zante Town and five kilometres from the airport. Argassi beach is only 300m, 350m and 450m away from the Admiral, the Commodore and the Captain’s Hotel respectively. The latter is 150m from the centre of the thriving resort; just 250m from Argassi, the Commodore Hotel and beside it the Admiral Hotel.