Travel Blogs from Athens
... York cheesecake (all VERY small). Too too divine. Back to our suite to pack as tomorrow morning we leave the ship for our hotel in Istanbul. It will be so sad to leave and I'm more than a little concerned that we are going to forget to pay our meal bills as we're used to eating and leaving! Have adored the cruise. Every second has been special. Onto new adventures ...
... it) and as I did not have a window seat I couldn't enjoy the views outside. We stopped at two islands along the way, Milos and Folegandros, to drop off and pick up passengers. Despite leaving on time we didn't arrive at Santorini until about noon, around an hour late. Santorini has two ports, Thira and Athinios. The former is the old port and is used by cruise ships and tour boats. The later is used by everyone else including ...
... all, as we could see both anyway so we were unaffected. Did feel a bit sorry though for the poor chumps in the pricey seats who mustn't have had the foggiest idea of what was going on.
The opera was great though. Not what you'd call 'a light evening' by any stretch - I think this one is definitely in the category of Opera Seria (the serious kind). SPOILER ALERT: Basically, an escaped political prisoner beseeches a friend of his for help escaping ...
After a moderate sleep in we arose and headed back into Victoria Square for brunch. We then purchased a “hop on hop off” city bus tour. This was really good. The ticket includes little headphones that you plug into a socket at your seat that gives you an audio guide of what to do at each stop and shares a lot of history. It was perfect as it meant much less walking for me, and I felt it gave a good orientation of the city and the best places to ...
... look at some of the marine life and it was really beautiful. So the three of us decided to have a holding your breath competition. I thought that i had a advantage because when i looked down into the underwater world I didn't want to go anywhere else. Kate was the first one to come up and then it was against me and my brother, we were both really tired but then a really ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $117
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $114
- 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 $164
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $79
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $74
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $133
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $343
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $111
- A Cruise/Conference Hotel
- Big Hotel
- Good Hotel, Nice breakfast and toiletteries
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotel
- 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 $64
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
- Great place to stay
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $96
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $119
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $77
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $95
- 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 $98
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $115
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $214
- Enjoyed my stay....
- Quite Impressed! Really Enjoyed Our Stay
- There is no rooftop pool!!
Αθήνα 6, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $39
Omonia Square, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $50
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $48
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $107
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $85
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $98
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $131
- 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 $112
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price