Travel Blogs from Athens
... friends and family a special complimentary custard was served. Seven shared courses cost $10 each with wine. Our regular eateries greet us as family and shake hands and kiss on departure. Even with our short stay we have a real sense of community that entices you to return. Our ferry back to Skiathos was 1 hour late and seemed to limp into the harbour. Once underway it seemed to be travelling at normal ...
... to get hot water in the shower. That being said it is comfortable, the staff are relatively friendly and it is chalked full of Canadians.
Nathan and I spent the late evening walking around town, grabbing a quick bite to eat at one of Athens's many bakeries, which seem to be open quite late. The bakeries are filled with a variety of delectable pastries and breads, many of which I have never heard of before. I was pleasantly surprised to discover that ...
... the hotel at 9am and so it was, as I thought, a nice quiet and early time to arrive at this busy historical site - how wrong, there were large groups and small groups all coming to Athens to see the famous Acropolis.We entered from the west and made our way up the slope, which later became quite a steep climb with our guide telling us all sorts of facts about the history of the site and the various Gods and Goddesses - as interesting as it was there was just a ...
... into a guided tour we hadn't paid to join - ooh handbags lol
Sonja then suggested that I join her and her friends she was due to meet up with for a week on a sailboat and i'm so glad I did. Everyone was really great and I loved the sailing! There were a few hiccups with the main group getting started (lost luggage) so we made our way to Andros and waited for them there. We finally met up with them well into the night after they had a really tough ...
It was good that we set off early this morning. We arrived at the Acropolis car park and there weren’t many other people here.
The sun is shining and Athens is quite a metropolis! From the top of the Acropolis you can see how far and wide the city spreads. It looks very barren and dry from up here but when we went to see the changing of the guards (which we were too late/too early to actually see) and ...
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