Travel Blogs from Athens
... it felt like a year at some points. I'm extremely happy nothing too tragic happened, before I left I was so worried something would. I'm proud of myself for accomplishing this unscathed and coming back with more confidence and (slightly) more knowledge about people and the world. Although I didn't want my freedom in the sun to end, it was time to come home. Being back in Melbourne has just made me more excited for all the future adventures to ...
... come before high tourist season. At any given time we were one of maybe 2 tables full at any restaurant, and on a busy beach day there were maybe 20 people. I guess Europeans like the blistering heat to spend their holiday because I still managed to sweat through my shirt every day and acquire an awkward sunburn. The little bit that we saw of the greek islands was just amazing. Mountains loomed in the middle ...
... working and didn’t really want to go far in the rain. But we had asked the waitress at the bar for a recommendation. She gave us one and told us how to get here. Unbelievably enough we found it pretty easily, but it just didn’t look like the place we wanted to go for dinner. Back to the hostel and up to the area we knew. We had walked back and forth in front of all of these restaurants so many times and just weren’t quite sure which one to choose. It is ...
... finishing at a place called Six Dogs which was indeed playing a fine selection of minimal techno. I was happy, but we called it a night at 3:00am after a lot of fussing about.
I can now say I've experienced Athens nightlife, even if only a slice of it. What amazed me was the fact that people were still having full, sit down meals at half past midnight. It seems that, like Rome, everything starts rather late here. Or should I say, it starts early and ...
We took a Ryanair flight to Athens. On the way over, a couple guys sang on the plane. I think they were famous? I really don't know. However we arrived in Athens and were amazed at how mountainous Greece was. We took a bus into the city to Syntagma Square where we walked to hotel. We were shocked by how dirty Athens was. It was already getting dark so we walked around the Plaka for a little bit and found a place that gave us a free class of wine for dinner. We then went to bed to rest ...
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