Travel Blogs from Athens
... time deciphering the Greek subway station names to figure out what line to get on and in what direction. Finally, all my university math classes were paying off as we successfully got on the right train, with the right ticket and in the right direction. We checked into the hostel and had a quick nap before heading out to explore some sights with our limited time in Athens. The first thing we saw on ...
... It was such an amazing trip. We flew Olympic Air from Athens to Mykonos yesterday instead of taking the 5 hour ferry back to the mainland. It was well worth the few extra euros...The flight start to finish was less than 20 minutes!! I couldn't believe it. Watching out the window we flew up and over a few islands and then we were already descending into Athens. The metro ride from the Athens airport to the city centre was actually longer than the flight from ...
... in 1896 to host the first modern Olympic Games. It's built of white marble on the site of the ancient stadium of Athens. We then drove past some of the places we'd seen the previous day, stopped at the Parliament where we discovered the guards in khaki jackets - apparently, the white skirts are reserved for Sundays and special occasions. Then we went to the Acropolis area (back to our hotel area, in fact!) and walked to the Acropolis Museum which is a new ...
... was not only one building we took many pictures. Next we had lunch at a cool café. We started walking back to our place. For supper, Mom, Jack and I split 2 spaggeti bolganees. Dad was still full from lunch.
... the lower half slid on the stone. I came far closer to the edge of that pier than I had ever intended, but by the luck of whoever you might like to believe, I didn’t fall in. Slowly I reached down and picked up the ticket. As I turned to scold my fellow classmates, an older lady was bustling over with a thankful face. She almost shouted her thanks and gave me a traditional Greek kiss on each cheek. I felt embarrassed, mostly because if she had waited any longer to come over, ...
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
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