|Alexander the Great Hotel|
Alexander the Great Hotel is conveniently placed on the sandy beach thus having a direct view to the harbour of Paphos, within walking distance from the legendary Mosaics and the fishing harbour.
During the excavations and buildings of the hotel, ancient Tombs have been discovered in the grounds and today after being restored they attract the interest.
The area called the "Eastern Necropolis" was a cemetery of the Hellenistic and Roman period from 300 BC to 300 AD.
During the excavations 18 tombs were discovered but 6 were considered of exceptional architectural interest as they are cut in the stone itself (sarcofage in the rock) the others were kept chambered.
A lot of interesting items were also found and they may be seen today at the Paphos museum.
Alexander the Great Hotel is a four star hotel open all year and consists of 202 rooms including 8 front sea view superior, 10 cabanas, 28 island view, 69 side sea view, 87 front sea view (including 3 suites).
Hotel facilities and services:
English Buffet breakfast, The "Alexander's" bar and Terrace, Cafe "Royale", "Pella" pool bar, "Roxane's" restaurant, Volley ball court, 24 hour room service, Tennis Court, Table tennis, Modern Fitness Room, Aphrodite Health Club and Spa, Darts & Billiards, Beach Volley, diverse kinds of water sport on the beach, amazing free form large swimming pool, indoor pool with jacuzzi, sauna, stream bath, jacuzzi.
Conference facilities are also available for up to 350 persons.
In-room amenities are: Air conditioning and Central heating, En suite bathroom, Direct dial phone, Colour satellite TV with Pay video channels, Mini bar, Safe deposit box.
Children are provided with a nice Playground and a Pool.
Prices for the hotel Alexander the Great have been quoted with all taxes already included. The prices can be discounted for our repeated clients.
Beach: very, very nice!
Place and history of Paphos - Agios Neofytos Monastery: You have stopped in Paphos in the Alexander the Great hotel and want to see more?
The Agios Neofytos Monastery.
The Monastery is located in 10 km to the north from Paphos if to go on road to Polis.
St. Neofytos was born in 1134 in the area of Lefkarty and it is known as the author of religious products and historical chronicles who and until are considered as sources of our knowledge of events of that time when Cyprus Byzantines where the owners.
In 1159 Neofytos has lodged to the north of Paphos, and as it is considered, has cut down with his own hands in a rock three caves which have been decorated by frescos later. In these caves he lived as the eremite, and its numerous followers, rendering around habitable district, and eventually have formed a community.
As a result there became a monastery named by a name of St. Neofytos which has been buried here, in a crypt, a its remains have been found out only in 1750. Today relics of St. Neofytos are stored in monastic church. Cut down rock cells it is possible to examine daily.