Makedonia Palace

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Makedonia Palace at night

Makedonia Palace (Greek: Μακεδονία Παλλάς) is a 5 star hotel located in Thessaloniki, Greece, and is regarded as one of Greece's most famous and prestigious hotels. The hotel is located on Megalou Alexandrou Avenue, by Thessaloniki's eastern urban waterfront.

Makedonia Palace was built during the 1970s and has 284 rooms and suites. Since then it remains a modern landmark for Thessaloniki's waterfront and has full front views to the Thermaic Gulf. It is located a short distance from the city centre, the White Tower of Thessaloniki and the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre, where the International Trade Fair is held every year. Makedonia Palace is about 15 km away from Macedonia International Airport. The hotel is a major venue for both domestic and international congresses and conferences.

Every September, during the annual opening ceremony of the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair, the Prime Minister of Greece stays at Makedonia Palace along with most of the Cabinet. The hotel has also hosted many Greek and international celebrities, including Russian president Vladimir Putin, Chuck Norris, Faye Dunaway, Colin Farrell and Catherine Deneuve, during their stay in the city.

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Coordinates: 40°37′06″N 22°57′09″E / 40.6183°N 22.9526°E / 40.6183; 22.9526