Travel Blogs from Athens
... same hostel as before, feeling like it was all just a dream. What was left of our tour group had dinner together on the rooftop restaurant – I ordered chips and bruschetta – and promised to meet up again later, particularly those of us from Perth.
After dinner we stayed in reception using up as much wifi as possible before heading to ...
... Chicken Gyros with the most delicious pita bread I've ever tasted. Nathan thoroughly enjoyed his Greek style pork with feta cheese - and all of it was washed down with a free shot of an Ouzo like liqueur that the restaurant owner gives us on the house. Several TVs were showing the France vs. Germany game - and it seemed like the Greeks, like me, were cheering for France.
Tomorrow is our last full day in Athens, and we are excited to make the most of it!
... paying the extra dollars to stay at as the owner (Antonio) and his staff were all super friendly and very helpful in making sure you got to see the best sights in Santorini and how to get around. They also offered free tea, coffee and wine....no complaints here! The highlight of my stay here was doing the Santorini Bucket List tour with the group. The day started with visits to the famous black sand and red sand beaches and soaking up the sunshine and swimming, then onto Santo ...
... Coast from above.
As I pondered Italy, I decided that if I ever have someone trying to sell me a fake designer purse, a scarf or a sticky toy that makes an irritating high pitched squeal again…it’ll be too soon. Goodbye gelato and limoncello…hello souvlaki and ouzo.
We arrived in Athens at 8:40pm (we lost one hour on the journey). After collecting our luggage and only minor confusion, we found the train that would take us to Syntagma station.
We slept in, probably because it was such a late night. Another tasty breakfast upstairs. We went out to see the temple of Olympian Zeus, the one major feature on our tickets that we had not yet seen. The columns were very impressive (Corinthian), and I liked the fact that one was tipped over. We returned to the hotel via the park.
After checking out, we rode the Metro to Piraeus (changing trains briefly). We ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $106
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $139
- Wonderful Hotel - an oasis of calm compared to the heat and chaos of the city
- Very Nice Place
- The most immaculate hotel ever
1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $163
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $125
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $385
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $103
- A Cruise/Conference Hotel
- Big Hotel
- Good Hotel, Nice breakfast and toiletteries
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $159
- This hotel is super, and I know what I talk about
- Greco Imperial OK, No local flavor
- Dissapointed-definetely not a 5 star hotel.
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
- Great place to stay
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $114
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $127
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- 3 blocks from acropolis--great location
- Best Part of this hotel was the bartender, Fotis
- Close to Acropolis, but average hotel
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $212
- Enjoyed my stay....
- Quite Impressed! Really Enjoyed Our Stay
- There is no rooftop pool!!
Αθήνα 6, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $46
Omonia Square, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $68
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $52
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $166
- Excellant hotel
- Great Value and Wonderful Location
- Incredibly Perfect Location - Luxurious & Fun
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $53
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price