Hotel BALASCA was established in 1976 and started function in 1978 having a capacity of 83 rooms. It is situated near the central railway station (LARISA RAILWAY STATION) of the capital and next to Metro Station. Having always in mind to offer the best possible quality of service, Hotel BALASCA went on to progressive renovations in all places. Thus it began with complete renovation of restaurant and with replacement of all exterior frames with new type opened frames of double glass for guarantee of heat and noise insulation assuring the comfortable stay of Hotel customers . In the year 2004 the last renovation was completed in all the rooms. The furniture was totally renewed . The Reception, the Lobby and the Bar were also completrely renovated. Today with the permanent renovations and interventions of improvement, the Hotel is a three star and allocates 83 rooms completely equipped with private bathroom, balcony, central air conditioning (Heat-Cool), satellite TV, two channel music and direct dial telephone. In the space of reception exists comfortable lounge and in the same level one can find a pleasant Bar in which also exists the ´TV corner´ On the first floor of the Hotel is situated the particularly attended restaurant with a capacity of 150 individuals, where Greek and International food is served.