Odeon hotel – a resurrection of the aristocratic spirit
"…Indeed this is not just a hotel, just one of the
numerous restaurants, this is something special, an exciting adventure in
the spirit of the old Plovdiv intelligentsia, an exciting travel through
the history of the most famous Plovdiv families……Today, the new Odeon Hotel-restaurant
Toni Simidchieva`s, dream that really has come true. She restores the house of Katia Sarieva`s grandfather thus turning back from the past the atmosphere and spirit of the home which has attracted bohemians, actors, artists, ministers, diplomats and prominent scientists. She creates a new cultural and intellectual centre in the very archaeological heart of Plovdiv.
Here the Genevian graduate doctor Kiril Nikolov and his wife Katerina, the pianist, a sister of a Plovdiv mayor, gathered the intellectual and business elite and these meetings become significant events for town development. There is not anything casual – very close to the Hotel-restaurant is the newly opened Roman Odeon, and of course, hotel's name comes naturally. Going from the town`s symbol – just a few steps further, we get to the hundred years old restored house, awaiting its guests. The stone reaches even the house yard thus joining town`s history with people of today…"
The complete text is published in "Maritza" 16-20.02.2005