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On a quick note, we recommend that you start your research for hotels in central locations. The most popular areas are Acropolis, Syntagma, Plaka, Psiri, and Monastiraki.
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The Social Hotel, a member of Radisson Individuals

4 stars

The Social Athens Hotel is an award-winning upscale boutique hotel located in Athens' most exclusive area. The hotel offers stylish interiors, a striking facade, and majestic views over the Lycabettus Hill.

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Situated in the heart of Athens, COCO-MAT Athens BC offers a stylish roof bar with a swimming pool among other facilities. This luxurious hotel is ideal for central accommodation, with all comforts and a wide variety of services for an amazing experience. Breakfast is served every morning.

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Divani Apollon Palace


Divani Apollon Palace is one of the biggest luxury hotels in Vouliagmeni. In addition to its stylish and fully equipped rooms and suites, the hotel offers a wide variety of facilities, including swimming pools, restaurants and a spa center. Breakfast and housekeeping services are provided.

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Electra Palace

4 stars

The elegantly decorated rooms and suites of Electra Palace are ideal for your accommodation in the city center, very close to the Acropolis and other places of interest in Athens. There is a gym, an indoor swimming pool and an outdoor one, as well as a spa center and many other excellent shared ...

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Grande Bretagne


The building of the hotel is a historic artwork of neoclassic architecture and guests staying there are able to admire a great view of the city. The rooms are chic and luxurious and provide all kinds of amenities. Guests can visit the spa center or the fitness studio and swim at the indoors or ...

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When In Athens


When In Athens is a fully equipped apartment with a warm atmosphere. It is located in the area of Kypseli and it has been decorated with antique furniture. It offers the opportunity to feel like home and enjoy and authentic experience of accommodation not far from the center of Athens.

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The Foundry


The Foundry Suites provide an amazing setting for your accommodation near the charming area of Psirri. This is a collection of suites with a unique design that combines retro elements with an authentic urban style. All the suites are fully equipped, with kitchens and seating areas. A terrace is also ...

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Four Seasons Astir Palace


Overlooking the sea and surrounded by lush nature in the area of Vouliagmeni, Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel is a luxury hotel that offers access to a private beach section. It provides various kinds of accommodation facilities, including family suites and bungalows, with private or shared pools ...

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Classicism meets modernism in the 5-star hotel AthensWas. Located on the historic Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, right next to the Acropolis hill and Museum, the design hotel offers magnificent views of the urban landscape of Athens, as well as its most significant historical landmark, the Parthenon. ...

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The Modernist

4 stars

Designed to offer an unforgettable experience of luxurious accommodation near the center of Athens, The Modernist Athens provides suites with a stylish and modern design that are equipped with numerous amenities. At the hotel, you will also find a gym, a bar, and a breakfast lounge.

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Ergon House

3 stars

Ergon House combines amazing accommodation facilities and a restaurant, ensuring an authentic experience. It is located within a short walking distance from Monastiraki Square, allowing you to experience one of the most vivid parts of the city. Its rooms and suites have a modern style.

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Elia Ermou

4 stars

Situated on the biggest commercial street in the center of Athens, Elia Ermou Hotel has a roof restaurant and an outdoor jacuzzi among other facilities. It offers great views of the city and the Acropolis and its modern rooms are designed in a minimal style that guarantees comfort and a relaxing ...

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Brown Acropol

4 stars

Offering magnificent views of the Acropolis, Brown Acropol Hotel can be found in the city center, near the metro station of Omonia Square. The hotel provides amazing luxurious facilities for your accommodation. Among them, you will find a restaurant, a gym, and a roof with outdoor jacuzzis.

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3 stars

The Central Hotel is situated in the area of Plaka, boasting a roof bar with direct view to the Acropolis hill. All cultural and business venues, shopping centers and entertainment options are just a breath away from the hotel, which is located 200 meters from Syntagma Square. The Central hotel ...

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4 stars

In the center of Athens, in an ideal location close to the picturesque Plaka and the capital’s main square, stands New Hotel. The hotel is characterized by its unique artistic design and in its premises visitors are able to taste extravagant dishes in the artwork-like environment of the ...

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A For Athens

3 stars

A for Athens Hotel is ideally located in the heart of the city, next to Monastiraki square. The hotel’s location offers a unique view to the Acropolis visible by all rooms and the hotel’s terrace. Up there, there is a cozy bar serving delicious cocktails and drinks. Guests are able to enjoy a ...

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The Margi


The Margi Hotel can be found in the area of Vouliagmeni, in a paradisal setting of green scenery. Overlooking the crystalline azure sea, it offers unique views of the wonderful surroundings. An extensive array of accommodation options is offered, so guests can choose one of the various types of ...

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The Artist


Offering quiet rooms with a minimal interior design, The Artist Athens can be found near Ermou Street, the main commercial street of Athens. In every room, you will find all the amenities required for a comfortable stay, while additional facilities are also available, such as a stylish bar.

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Athenian Foss


Athenian Foss Boutique Hotel has a unique design, influenced by the rich historical background of the city. It is situated in the area of Monastiraki and its rooms are equipped with various modern amenities to ensure an amazing accommodation experience. Breakfast can be provided at the hotel.

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4 stars

Neoma is a marvelous hotel featuring rooms and suites with upscale furnishing, large windows, an all-year restaurant, and a rooftop pool with a poolside bar-restaurant and views over the revered Acropolis.

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Boasting an excellent location, Noma Hotel is situated in the charming area of Monastiraki. The hotel has a unique design that combines elements of modern architecture with an authentic Athenian style. Breakfast and room service are offered, as well as a variety of other complementary services for ...





The city offers a wide variety of options, including luxurious and budget-friendly units, that are mainly located in the city center or along the coastline.
Many of them are situated in central areas for convenience reasons since you will find Athens’ major landmarks and attractions, museums, shops, and other facilities such as restaurants, coffee shops, and bars within a few minutes walk. The most popular neighborhoods to stay in are Syntagma, Acropolis, Plaka, Monastiraki, and Psiri.


Our recommendations:
Grande BretagneElectra MetropolisErgon HouseNew HotelInnAthensAthenian Foss Boutique

Syntagma Square is probably the most popular meeting point in Athens.
The busy streets around the imposing building of the Hellenic Parliament are somewhat noisy and the area is full of life 24 hours a day.
Syntagma Square is located in proximity to some of Athens’ top landmarks and museums, while numerous shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars lie nearby.
The Syntagma Metro Station is a connective point between the Red Line and the Blue Line, while a tram and bus service are available as well.
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The units located near the sacred hill of the Acropolis offer some of the most exceptional views of the urban landscape, which presents a harmonious blend of ancient monuments, quaint houses and modern buildings.
This neighborhood is full of life, with busy streets and many shops. Numerous locals and tourists stroll around throughout the day.
In addition to the several bus stations in the area, the Akropoli Metro Station is also located there.
The proximity to the Acropolis, the Herodes Atticus Theatre, and Dionysiou Areopagitou, the city’s most beautiful pedestrian street, are the top advantages of booking a hotel here.
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Full of picturesque houses, paved alleys, and little shops, cafes, and restaurants on every corner, Plaka is one of the most enticing areas in Athens to stay in.
Unlike many other parts of the city, it has perfectly preserved a vintage atmosphere that will take you back to the city’s past.
The lively streets of Plaka are one the most favorite places to stroll around for both locals and foreign visitors.
Depending on which part of the district you are going to stay in, the closest metro station might be Akropoli, Monastiraki, or Syntagma.
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Our recommendations:
A for AthensNin&Bau Sarri2Noma

Monastiraki Metro Station is located in the center of the famous Monastiraki Square, one of the most lively meeting points in Athens.
Monastiraki is a place full of life, hosting many historical buildings and other landmarks.
In addition to all the cafes and taverns located in the area, it is a large commercial center with all kinds of shops, including boutiques, and gift and souvenir shops.
Plaka, Syntagma, Ermou Street as well as the Ancient and Roman Agora are only a brief walk away.
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Our recommendations:
The Foundry SuitesThe ArtistThe Heart of Athens

Psiri is one of the oldest and liveliest neighborhoods in Athens, featuring lots of taverns, cafes, bars, and shops. Many of the old buildings, abandoned or not, are covered with street art and graffiti.
If you stay in this area, you will get to experience the authentic vibes of Athens as well as its nightlife. Monastiraki and Thissio are the closest metro stations, at a short walking distance away.
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Our recommendations:
Four Seasons Astir PalaceThe MargiDivani Apollon Palace

The southern suburb of Vouliagmeni is one of the most preferred seaside destinations in Athens. The beach and lake of Vouliagmeni are incredibly charming, with bright blue waters and amazing natural scenery.
Although it is a calm area, it is full of resorts and other tourist facilities, luxurious restaurants, and much more.
It lies about 30 minutes away from the city center. Even though several bus stops are scattered around, it is highly recommended to rent a car.
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Cape Sounio Grecotel Exclusive Resort

Some kilometers outside the city center, Cape Sounio is one of the most popular destinations for weekend getaways. The temple of Poseidon is an archeological site of major importance in Greece that is located in an unparalleled natural setting, overlooking the sea and lavishly offering unobstructed views of the Aegean.
In order to get there, you will have to rent a car, since no public means of transport serves the area.
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Largely known thanks to the Acropolis, Athens is mistakenly seen as a mere stopover on the way to the islands quite often.
Luckily, during the past few years, the city has been attracting an increasing number of visitors from all over the world, who are eager to discover attractions other than its already famous landmarks. Its vivid nightlife, friendly people, museums, and diverse gastronomical scene combined with the sunny weather and the long coastal line are making Athens more and more popular as a year-round destination.

Numerous new hotels are constantly emerging while the older ones come back to life through extensive renovations.
The available options include international chains, luxury, concept & boutique hotels, hostels, seaside units, and much more.
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Our recommendations:
Grande Bretagne (Syntagma) • The Margi (Vouliagmeni) • St. George Lycabettus (Lycabettus) • Four Seasons Astir Palace (Vouliagmeni) • Cape Sounio Grecotel Exclusive Resort (Cape Sounion)

The most luxurious hotels are internationally famous for their impeccable facilities and top-quality services.
Many exploit the convenient and central location for the amazing city views it comes with. It is not uncommon to find a roof garden with a bar, pool, or restaurant for fine dining overlooking the urban landscape.
Luxury options have the most spacious rooms and are always elegantly decorated. They provide up-to-date technological amenities as well as recreational facilities. The staff will make sure nothing is missing so you can enjoy your stay to the fullest.
You will also find luxury options along the Athenian Riviera with easy access to the beach and lovely sea views.


Our recommendations:
Monsieur Didot (Kolonaki) • Athens Manor Houses (Syntagma) • The Foundry (Psiri) • Inn Athens (Syntagma) • Ergon House (Syntagma) • Athenswas (Acropolis)

Boutique hotels are designed to offer an authentic city experience by immersing the guests into Athenian culture.
Their unique facilities represent innovative ideas and use elements of the local cultural heritage to shape the future of the urban environment.
Boutique units are exceptionally well-equipped and feature all types of amenities, combining tasteful design with convenience and comfort.
The high aesthetic standards of the rooms and other facilities available guarantee that your stay will be unforgettable!


Our recommendations:
Athenswas (Acropolis) • Coco-mat (Acropolis) • Athens New (Syntagma) • Grande Bretagne (Syntagma) • A for Athens (Monastiraki) • Electra Metropolis (Syntagma)

If you are looking for an option that is located not far from all the major attractions of the city, we advise you to choose one of the central hotels.
The most popular areas in the center of Athens are Syntagma Square, Monastiraki, Akropoli, Plaka, and Psiri. Those are the city’s most quaint neighborhoods and common meeting points, having a variety of restaurants, cafes, and bars.
The center is always humming with activity, even late at night or during early morning hours.
It also offers multiple options of transportation, including taxis and public means of transport (buses, metro, electric railway, trolleybuses, and trams).
Most connecting points between metro lines and bus lines are located in the area of Syntagma.
A more upscale option would be the neighborhood of Kolonaki.
If you’d like to experience the alternative side of Athens, there are the edgy neighborhoods of Exarchia, Omonia and Metaxourgio. In these areas, expect to come across signs of urban decay and avoid strolling around late at night.


Our recommendations:
Divani Apollon Palace (Vouliagmeni) • Grecotel Cape Sounio (Sounio) • The Margi (Vouliagmeni) • Grand Resort Lagonissi (Lagonisi) • Four Seasons Astir Palace (Vouliagmeni)

The beaches along the coastline of Athens are a very popular destination, especially during the warm summer months.
For a chance to experience the Athens Riviera, it is recommended to select a hotel that is located very close to the beach.
In these areas, you will encounter several facilities, including restaurants, cafes, and beach bars, where you can spend your summer vacation in Athens relaxing on the beach.
The most popular locations are Glyfada and Vouliagmeni, while if you’d like to stay in a place away from the city but close enough to it, we recommend Cape Sounio or Lagonissi.
The distance from the city center is estimated to be around 30-60 minutes, depending on the location. Although quite a few public transport options are available, you should consider renting a car - is a must if you choose to stay in Cape Sounio or Lagonissi.



When should I book my hotel?

Athens is a large city with a plethora of hotel options offered. The ideal scenario would be to have your reservation completed at least a month or two before travelling to the Greek capital.
If you wish to stay in one specific boutique hotel or in one of our recommendations, we would suggest proceeding to a booking as soon as you have booked your tickets.
The busiest periods are June to September and the Easter holidays; in these two cases, booking 3-4 months in advance is recommended.

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Is there another way to make a hotel reservation?

You can contact the hotel by phone or e-mail. In some cases, you might find some cheaper rates but that way is not recommended.

Will I find last-minute availabilities?

Athens is a big city with many options. Nevertheless, it is not recommended to wait until the last minute, especially if you are travelling during the high season (May-October).

How long should I stay in Athens?

4 days are enough to discover the Greek capital, visit the museums and archaeological sites and feel the city vibes. If you want to include a day tour to the Saronic Islands, Delphi, or Mycenae, then 5-7 days is a conducive amount of time.

What types of accommodation are available in Athens?

You will find all kinds of accommodations. More specifically, there are typical hotels, resorts and famous international brands as well as Boutiques, Luxury Villas and Suites, youth hostels, B&Bs and apartments.

Is accommodation expensive?

No, Athens is not considered an expensive destination. In fact, hotel rates are quite moderate compared to other European capitals.
Of course, there are numerous luxury hotels and resorts for guests who seek an opulent option.

Where are the most luxurious hotels located?

You will find luxury options in the center of the city (Syntagma Square, Kolonaki and Plaka) as well as in the south suburbs near the sea (Vouliagmeni, Lagonisi and Cape Sounio).
The northern suburbs of Ekali and Kifisia also boast high-end lodging.

How much does accommodation cost?

Depends on the type and location. An estimation for two individuals would be around 70-120 euros per night during the high season - luxury resorts and villas are not included.

What is the best place to stay if you are travelling on a budget?

You can find cheap options (<50 euros) around the center of Athens such as Omonia, Metaxourgio and Exarchia .
Note that you must be extra careful when walking in those regions during the night since they are not considered very safe.

What is the best place to stay for a family with children?

A family with children traveling to Athens will not have a problem finding the appropriate lodging for its needs.
The city center is considered a good option since you will not need to use means of transportation very often. The two most convenient locations are Syntagma Square and the Acropolis Neighborhood.
Also, many families travelling to Athens during summer, prefer to stay in a beach hotel in order for the kids to spend time by the sea.

Where can I find alternative locations to experience the Greek lifestyle?

If you prefer to stay in a location with more Greeks and fewer tourists, consider a B&B in one of the more typical neighborhoods of Athens. Koukaki, Pagrati, Mets, Exarchia and Kypseli are places full of local vibes and many short rental apartments.

Where should I stay if I am travelling to the islands?

Most ferries to the islands depart from the port of Piraeus, which is the main and larest port of Athens. Rafina and Lavrio are smaller ports closer to the Airport.
Piraeus is almost 11 km away from the center of Athens which means it is a 15-20 minute drive by taxi or 20-30 minutes by the Blue Metro Line.
Many travellers decide to stay at the city center and take a taxi or the metro while few prefer to stay at Piraeus in order to be closer to the ferry departing area.
The hotels around the port are not as stylish as in Athens and might not always be close to the exact departing point.
If you want to visit Athens during your holiday, it is recommended to choose accommodation in the center of Athens.
Rafina is a port located 30 km away from the Airport and 30 km away from the center of Athens. If your ferry departs from Rafina and you do not plan a thorough visit to Athens, you can book your stay there.