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 …
... port in Athens. The ferries are huge (as big as the Spirit of Tasmania) with many different lines, sizes and types of ships (both fast and slow). They head to every island from here so you could imagine the hustle around this place during peak season. We moved a short distance north of the port to a marine area where the rich keep their boats, and there's a park and playground for the kids. After an awesome snack of frozen yoghurt (which you can cover in as many pieces ...
... who turned out to be a retired couple from Brussels so spoke French, on the other side was a table which was occupied by an older Italian mama and papa with their adult daughter. The ship docked around 9am in Athens (10th) and would stay in port all day. We had booked a 5 hours tour to see the Acropolis and Plaka the old part of Athens. Our first stop was at the Olympic Stadium built in 330 BC in marble. It was ...
... and it's pretty quiet once we head up town towards the Parliament. Today must be the day that the human Horror Shows come out as we've seen some people in a very bad way. I have to admit that some of these poor souls are in a shocking state and not something that we've seen in Europe before. Acts of kindness to them from the locals are rare but you do sometimes see a random person take pity and offer food which is ...
... day with a lovely breeze. We were transferred to our hotel by a swanky air conditioned mini van with icy cold water on hand. Our driver showed us the original Olympics stadium, parliament and many other sights along the way to our hotel. The drivers are crazy just like in Bali, not sure if road rules even exist here. The cobble streets are sooooo narrow our driver had to ask a taxi to move over more to get past. ...
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 $119
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $118
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