Travel Blogs from Athens
... We caught the train 4 stops to accrpoli station, took a short walk and started our ascent of the stairs up the northern slope past the ruins of old statues and buildings. Columns unfishished, old forges, (search for name of auditorium attached), most of the stairs and paths on the way up are marble and very slippery, so we warily made our up to the top, my tolerance for crowds was growing very thin this morning, as we got closer to the top it seemed every step you'd take in ...
... surprised at this well appointed cabin.We had a safety drill, met the captain and other crew members and then enjoyed cocktails and canapés as we sailed out of Marina Zea for Poros the first of our Islands to visit.Dinner was served at 7pm, our dining companions this evening came from Bavaria in Germany, Sydney Australia & Carthagena, Colombia, all who spoke good English which made life easier for us.About 8.30pm we arrived at Poros, a delightful island, ...
... his rite flu place in the front row of our picture!! As we make our way back to the bus I can't help but notice that the footpath gutters here are made from marble!! We are told by out guide that when digging for the new subway they found the remains of Roman baths which are still being preserved. We then made our way to our feature visit of the day, the Acropolis and Parthenon. This is no easy visit though - it involves climbing up and up and up on foot. As we make our way, we ...
... in it just by a few fragments - like if you smashed a china teacup and a glass beer bottle, for example.
The government of Athens changed annually, so records need to be very good. The records varied widely, from honoring good senators to what to do about counterfeit coinages (hire specialists), to helping with orphans, democracy, and death. The last three of these refer to a civil war in 403 BC between democrats and oligarchists, and what to do about the children whose ...
... met with Professor Covington to talk over planning and logistics for our pilgrimages. She treated us to tea and frappes. After that I did some homework and Sam and I did laundry! I made it pretty long without having to do it but it was time. Then we had a film class and we watched, "Eternity and a Day." Two of the group leaders (the ones that aren't our professors) snuck in during the film and brought us ice cream which was an amazing treat cause the film was over ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Cosmopolite Athens
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