Travel Blogs from Athens
Had breakfast and lunch with the family. Christiana's mum is an amazing cook! Spent the arvo walking Athens with Christiana. Checked out acropolis and had a coffee at some uber cool cafe. I don't even like coffee, but this place was cool. Travel: Athens > sarande Dep: 20:00 Arr: 05:00 Cost: ...
... Back at Mykonos we walked over to the famous church Paraportiana Church took some photos of course and then over to the port looking for the new Petros the Pelican, the mascot of Mykonos but unfortunately didn’t find him. Then made our way back to the hotel to collect our bags. Kostas the owner is a lovely old man who couldn’t be more helpful. His wife even lent me a beach towel for the day. We had time to re-arrange our bags for ...
... We also tried the new age invention of fish spa-ing at Dr Fish (where little dead-skin sucking carp fish go crazy on your feet)…If you are ticklish, this is not the place for you, but for the seasoned traveller this is well worth it for the battered old walking feet!
On a side note, most people were saying how bad Athens was (crime wise) and how they are struggling through this GFC thing, but we did not see anything of this nature, ...
... turkey and charge with 30 years in prison. But the movie midnight express came out and they dropped him off at the border 3 months later. By the way Greece seems to be a lot safer than the news says. I hung out with my new Jew-Friend from Minnesota for the rest of the day. We wandered into a bad part of town and there was a guy doing crack on the sidewalk. We left. We drank at the hostel that night with bunches of people and had these Greek strong ...
... year, the procession is on the last day of the festival and involved the ritual bringing of a new peplos, or cloak, to the ceremonial statue of Athena).
After that collection, there were arrows indicating for my to go downstairs, it was obviously the end of the exhibitions in the Museum and it was getting late; I was getting tired. By the time I reached my hotel it was late in the afternoon, so I got changed and get into bed and dreamt of what was going to happen ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $108
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $234
- 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 $144
- 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 $96
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $280
- 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 $155
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $150
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 $120
- 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