Travel Blogs from Athens
... a little confused when we were in Poros, thinking the buildings just across the water belonged to the island, before David worked out that that was actually the mainland. Explained why all the little boats were constantly going backwards and forwards, but seems weird since you catch the ferry from Athens to get there.
Hmmm not sure what planet he was on. We had a look when we got back to the hotel and the cheapest place (shack) in this ...
... the highlights of our day, nick name, the "Stomach of the City" and correctly so. Went to a local restaurant to indulge in some more local flavors....... These Greeks can cook! Thereafter we had some free time to explore and as our guide put it "Help out the Greek economy" At 5pm we headed to the Acropolis, better to tour in the late afternoon, less crowded. Our guide ...
... Stadium. We did not go into the stadium since we didn't have Alex to show us the back way in, but had a very good view of it from the road.
We were getting hungry and walked back to the area of the Acropolis to find some lunch. We decided to try a place where we had seen our first Greek salad being served during our attempt to find our hostel on day one in Greece. It had caught our eye and looked so good. Well, looks can be deceiving and having had several really ...
... I spent a good hour looking all over the Acropolis and more time on the surrounding ruins, such as the Theatre of Dionysus. I could have spent more time just sitting and reflecting, but a strong wind and large crowds drove me down the hill a bit earlier. Also, even though I completely understand the need for it, the presence of the place is somewhat spoiled by the modern scaffolding and excavation. I get it; without that modern infrastructure, ...
... downstairs and arranged to meet the management.
A bunch of professionals just as I expected. I had the opportunity to see several types of rooms and was informed that all old TV sets are going to be replaced soon. Shortly the entire renovations will be over. Rooms vary but are especially designed to ensure customer personal comfort and relaxation, they are nicely furnished and their interior is cozy. Some have fitted carpets, others don't ...
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