Travel Blogs from Athens
... to buy a towel and just go swimming – we should have worn our bathers. There were good facilities there for showering, changing etc.
We sat and enjoyed an icecream and a bit more people watching at the beachside café. Men were smoking away (of course) whilst playing cards and backgammon. The music was blaring away from the café speakers and I liked listening to some familiar English hits.
This time the easier ...
... lost. After visiting the museum what we saw in the morning made a lot more sense. There were lots of classical sculptures so should lead well into the Renaissance sculptures we'll see in Florence. Walked home and ate dinner at a restaurant recommended by travellers we met yesterday evening. It was cheap and had interesting yummy food.
Last day in Athens and I think I learned something.
... that overlooks the city and other parts of the Acropolis fill the grounds around it from street level to the top. There are places roped off where people were currently working to label and assemble pieces that have been found. There are other people working to restore and recreate. We saw large areas of what we called “spare parts”, though we are quite sure there is a more technical name. But large rocks, which were actually pieces of columns or statues ...
... life, love, and things lost and gained. He had one of the most interesting stories I've ever had the pleasure to hear. I won't repeat it here, since it's his story to tell and not mine. It's enough to say that like most great stories, it involved a girl. I always believe that everyone has a story to tell. Some are just more interesting than others. This was one of the most intriguing nights I've had on this trip. If you're reading ...
... Sight-seeing or a Business Trip!
This is my first stay here, but I have visited it years back when friends from London and Cyprus came to Athens for holidays.
CHECK-IN: Quick and efficient service and the staff extremely friendly. Along with the key-card I received a (complimentary) card which I could present to the Annabel Café Bar for a cup of coffee, a drink or an ouzo, at any time convenient to me, as a treat from ...
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
Circle - IX, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $12
- 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