Travel Blogs from Athens
We took the bus back through the beautiful scenery of Corfu to Corfu Town, where we bought our ferry ticket for the following morning to Venice. We were recommended Hotel Europa by the travel agent.... He was very nice, so we had no reaon not to trust him on this. We were greeted at the hotel by maybe the most miserable woman I have ever come …
... t believe it. Needless to say we bought the fish too! If anyone wants to see his work, you can go to his website... http://www.yannisouvatzoglou.gr He is extremely talented and we spent a great deal of time with him learning about he and his family. He also does a lot of corporate sculptures for multinational companies for their sales awards. If you are ever in Athens stop by to see his work and say hello...and buy something! Tomorrow we fly to Istanbul, ...
... Athens. (Seen the movie?) My group was beyond ready for dinner after our hike, so we found a nice little restaurant on a quiet street. I got a weird look from the waiter when I ordered Cod, which aparently young people in Greece do not like, but I loved it! After dinner we stooped for Gelato and made our way back to the hotel. After a hot shower (which was wonderful considering we have hot water maybe 1/2 the time) it was time for bed. Some notes: *Odis-- ...
... a 30 minute walk. We walked and we walked and we walked passing street merchants and shops of all varieties with Ll sorts of wares As we meandered through the back streets of Athens Finally we found the path up to the Acropolis where once we just had to sit and be for awhile. We went and got a very cold frozen lemon aid and sat and rested whilst we enjoyed or frozen treat. I have named this place Base Camp as it felt like we were climbing Everest. We took a toilet break ...
... across when we arrived was a good size turtle! Leah was in heaven.
At the Acropolis, a woman approached me (she said she was a tour guide and showed me her badge) and asked me if she could buy my hat, the one I was wearing, a wide brim nylon hat from REI! I said no because I needed it for the day and for my vacation. She then asked if she could pay me for it now and then I could mail it to her after my vacation...I ...
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