Travel Blogs from Athens
... I'll only have 3, we get a living room with a tv, a kitchen, and a private bathroom with shower! So cool! My roommates turned out to only be 2 people - a girl from Argentina, and a guy from Brazil - and they're awesome. I grabbed dinner at a chippy downstairs, called Mom, and went upstairs to relax. My roomies had learned of a pub quiz at the bar downstairs, so we decided to go and see what was up. We were each given a free shot of ice cold Ouzo, and told ...
... when she dropped a mountain she had been carrying from Pallene for the construction of the Acropolis after the box holding Erichthonius was opened
On the way back to the hotel, we stopped at another local cafe to enjoy more liquids and ordered an appetizer. While the name of the cafe was in Greek, the English translation on the menu said 'Kindergarten-Bar-Nursing Home'. Earl pointed to the menu item. Our request was a plate of French fries held together ...
... here) With the crowds we quickly escaped back into the gardens and came out the other side in front of Parliament. We had got lucky with the timing as they have their changing of the guards every hour on the hour, so within seconds there was shuffling of pom pom feet and new men were saluted in for their next hour of standing still being ridiculed by tourists taking their pictures and trying to make them crack a smile. I feel bad for these guys, but more so ...
... someone singing nearby. Don't know what the occasion is but it is pure operatic Greek.... live! I arrived at my hotel in Athens at 1.30am this morning after a busy day in Istanbul, a local fish farewell dinner and a mad dash to the airport - just in the nick of time! Full drama. There was an optional tour to Cape Sounion this afternoon but common sense told me it would be a waste of money. Crikey....I nodded off before the plane took ...
... to see what happened. Meanwhile we saw a fish we liked for our home in Maui and said when we come back we will buy that too. Fast forward to an hour and a half later...we go in and he has the seals wrapped up as a gift and said before we could say a word..."this is my gift to you and you are not obligated to buy anything from me." Wow...how does this happen? We were astonished how wonderful Yanni was/is! We then told him it was our anniversary in a few days and ...
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
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
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