Travel Blogs from Athens
... balls which are our favourite but how can you make them better - by putting a big chunk of feta in them, they were sooo delicious. Restaurant also gave free entrees and desert, not sure why, but we appreciated it. We were so incredibly full after dinner we had to go for a walk, where to? The acropolis, at night, just a quick walk down the road, pretty amazing. It was beautiful at night all lit up, as was the temple of Zeus and Hadrians gate. Lovely way to spend a warm ...
... like many of the locals go up there to hang and talk, so we were surrounded by a sea of Greek language. I definitely plan on going back, but next time I will wear tennis shoes because I was in sandals and the marble rocks + sandals = slip & fall. Our apartment building has a complimentary breakfast so every morning we are given two hard boiled eggs and two hot rolls with jelly and butter on the side. Surprisingly, it is very filling! Our first full day in Greece, ...
... to this turtle rescue center where we learned about endangered species of turtles and what not. We also got to take two of the turtles that were ready to be released back into the wild to the beach to liberate them. The one was ready to go and took off. The other kept turning around and running back! They put him in the water but it turned out that it wasn't ready to be released and they took it back to the rescue center to work on ...
... me rethink,Gee, maybe I overpacked again.
Anyways, we decided to walk to Monastiraki, which Alexander, our driver suggested would not be on our Tauck tour. It is a flea and antiques market for locals.
You can actually see the Acropolis from here, uphill in the highest point of it in the middle of the city.
We walked passed it and ended up in the Ancient Agora, On the one side of the street you ...
... perfectly in the very back row. this is pretty cool when it can seat 15000 people. After our guide talked to us about the theatre we all found a seat and the guides demonstrated to us how good the sound was. First one lady walked around the stage clapping and on the outsides of the stage it just sounded normal but in the middle section it echoed all around, you could kind of hear the sound bouncing off the seats. Thy also dropped coins and whispered and the people up the back were ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Erechthion Athens
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $118
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $130
- 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 $123
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $74
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $130
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $323
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $115
- 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 $67
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
- Great place to stay
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $118
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $119
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $80
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
- 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 $91
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $111
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $160
- 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 $48
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $48
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $86
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $78
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $102
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $154
- Excellant hotel
- Great Value and Wonderful Location
- Incredibly Perfect Location - Luxurious & Fun
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $49
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $95
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price