Birchircara, Malta Majjistral, Malta
November 29, 2005
A three-star place of accommodation in the neighbourhood of Warsaw's international airport, Hotel Okecie is a new addition to the city's bountiful supply of top hotels. Having opened its doors for the first time on 15th July 2001, Hotel Okecie has been steadily acquiring a reputation for first-class service, comfortable rooms, and excellent food.
The busy thoroughfare you see in front of you as soon as you leave the terminal is ul Zwirki i Wigury, the only access road that runs 10km from the airport to the city centre. Walking north from here for about 500m brings you right in front of ul 17 Stycznia, where you can't miss the huge green sign of Hotel Gromada. Less than 200m away from Hotel Gromada and drawn back from the road, Airport Hotel Okecie is set within extensive grounds that provide seclusion and privacy. Bus no. 175 runs frequently along the access road and continues towards the Old Town, passing en route through Al Jerozolimskie, Nowy Swiat, and Krakowskie Przedmiescie.
Though rated with only three stars, Hotel Okecie has much to offer, and its high level of accomodation can be easily compared to that found inside any five-star hotel in the city centre. Each of the hotel's 180 spacious rooms is luxuriously furnished with mahogany furniture, wall-to-wall carpets, elegant curtains, and matching bed coverings. A set of three wall-hanging paintings and a pair of alabaster lampshades complete the picture. No expense was spared in terms of comfort and amenities. Doors with security locks and nifty card keys, satellite television, direct-dial telephone, safe deposit box, and air-conditioning are standard features in all rooms. Add to these the immaculate bathrooms complete with automatic temperature control of instant hot water and you will agree that Hotel Okecie offers the best compromise between comfort and reasonable prices.
Although the hotel is less than 1km from the airport, don't ever dream of being disturbed by aircraft noise. All windows are double-glazed, and the air-conditioning system is the latest in terms of silence and efficiency.
The unrivalled service offered inside the hotel's award-winning restaurant is combined with an inspiring cuisine that provides freshly prepared dishes of high quality and exquisite taste. Be it a dish of traditional Polish fare or an extravagant dish of beef stroganoff, all are equally delicious and faultless. The breakfast buffet is a manifestation of plenty of everything. An unlimited supply of fresh fruit, a profusion of hot dishes, and a wide display of cakes, croissants, and sweets await guests from 8am to 11am.
Hotel Okecie's matchless rooms and extravagant breakfast are augmented by English-speaking receptionists, who provide an impeccable service and an exclusive atmosphere of friendliness and genuine hospitality. You will definitely be surprised by the warm welcome you're given on arrival; you'll be more surprised when you're invited to be driven to the airport on checking out.
Reasonable prices, excellent service, and good food are Hotel Okecie's strong points. No other hotel in Warsaw offers so much.
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