Athens will surprise you positively with the quality and the number of its accommodation choices. There are plenty of hotels and short stay apartments to cover all travelers’ profiles: boutique, luxury, convenient, budget.
If you visit Athens for a specific event, you would probably like to book a room nearby. Otherwise, the city center is most recommended for your city break, as it is convenient, lively and ideal for getting the true atmosphere of the city. If you decide to stay outside the city center, prefer a location close to a metro station.
1) Hotel Grande Bretagne
A jewel of Athens city, this hotel, established in 1874, is synonym to luxury and elegance. The level of services take hospitality to a new level, making you feel honestly welcome. The interior decoration of the common areas, including the cafe with its interior garden, the atmospheric cigar lounge and the pool with a view on Mount Lycabettus, is breathtaking. Hotel Grande Bretagne is located at the absolute city center, at Syntagma Square.
The high season rate for a standard double room is around 350€ per night. Click here to book a room.
2) AthensWas Hotel
A luxury design hotel and one of the most representative samples of Athens’ “classical modernism”. This has been the architectural style that dominated the period during which the city expanded to its current size, in other words the Thirties through to the Seventies. AthensWas Hotel is at an excellent location, 400m from the Acropolis.
The price of a standard double room at the high season is ca 210€ per night. Click here to book a room.
3) Coco-Mat Hotel Athens
Modern elegance and urban design at an understated luxury hotel. Located in Kolonaki, the most eclectic neighborhood of the city, it is ideal for lovers of modern urban adventures.
You can spend a night in a standard double room with ca 150€ during the high season. Click here to book a room.
4) Royal Olympic Athens Hotel
Five-star hotel, elegantly decorated and with focus on guests’ comfort. Facilities, including the swimming pool, will make your stay during either a business or leisure trip a great experience. The hotel is located just a two-minute walk from the Acropolis Museum.
The cost per night for a standard double room at the high season is ca 150€ per night. Click here to book a room.
5) O&B Athens Boutique Hotel
This boutique hotel makes the perfect combination of elegance and convenience. Located in the upcoming neighborhood of Psiri, only three minutes on foot from the Ancient Agora, it is the perfect base for your cultural activities and events. The lean design of its 22 rooms and suites add an urban sense to its stylish decoration. Extra bonus for the custom-designed, marble bathrooms, made to offer you the sense of luxury you deserve after an exciting day in the city.
With ca 196€ per night you can book a standard double room, including breakfast. Click here to book a room.
6) MET34 Athens Hotel
In a beautiful, renovated neoclassical building next to the Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens are housed seven luxury apartments, built to offer their guests a genuine feeling of comfort and exclusivity. All apartments are very spacious, with the smallest being 37 sq.m., and modern, equipped with the latest hospitality technologies. Wood, metal and marble set the tone of the minimal, though classy decoration.
High season rate for superior double apartment: ca 270€ per night, including breakfast. Click here to book a room.
7) Hilton Athens
Iconic of Athens’ urban development and with a strong cultural heritage for many reasons, among which the design of its façade by the famous Greek artist of post-war Athens, Yannis Moralis, Hilton Athens is the second biggest hotel of the city and located just a breath away from Evangelismos metro station. From there you have direct connection to the airport (35 minutes away) and to Syntagma Square (3 minutes away).
Its excellent location did not hold the hotel back from offering outstanding facilities and services: it’s the only central hotel in Athens that has spacious balconies in all rooms, Acropolis view from most rooms, the largest outdoor pool of half Olympic size, where you can also dine or enjoy your drink, outdoor children’s pool, indoor pool as well, fitness center, spa services, parking inside the hotel and a number of premium restaurants in its premises.
The rooftop Galaxy bar-restaurant, known for its party atmosphere and for its magnificent views on the Acropolis, serves delicious dishes and signature cocktails.
High season rate for standard double room: ca 320€ per night. Click here to book a room.
8) “Live in Athens” apartments
Fully equipped, very well-taken care of apartments at excellent locations in the city center. The home-like feeling in the apartments and the warm welcome by the local hosts makes Live In Athens a great choice if you wish to feel like a local.
The high season rate for one-bedroom apartment is ca 90€ per night. Click here to book an apartment.