Travel Blogs from Athens
... with her card all night. We went to a piano lounge and the casino and then finally made it to the disco, along with the single older Iran/American man, and a newlywed couple from New York. The older single man also had the unlimited drink package so he continued to get Matt drinks all night. We had a fun time dancing, and getting free drinks all night. This is the reason why you always want to befriend the people on the cruise with the unlimited drink ...
Superfast ferries is a huge cargo and passenger ferry carrying 950 passengers and 600 vehicles. Well... after settling in our compact but well planned cabins we went aft to watch the loading of the container trucks....the truck drivers manipulated their vehicles like toys into inches of each other and in no time they were packed in a tight puzzle on the deck. Unbelievable!!! We shared snacks together with wine and grappa which helped reduce our ...
... Even though we wanted to crash out we freshened up and decided we need to get used to the local time zone and went out exploring. Luckily our hotel was only a short walk to the Acropolis and Plaka district.
The weather was awesome (high 20s) though still had a bite to the sun, more so than in the southern hemisphere. The Acropolis is quite surreal, thankfully I again watched 'Troy' on ...
... decorated main dining room. Tables are well spaced creating the right atmosphere. The clay vessels by the entrance, 'the small street market’ that Milos dares to put in a luxury restaurant create school internationally. Close by, the ice bed of fresh fish and open spaces, create the most pleasing ambience for a promising outing.
The summer option setting is out in the beautiful garden terrace where the dining area is. Once ...
... Ministers house, then on to the parliament buildings. Eventually we went on to the Plaka for a lazy stroll and shop. We found our own little bit of Germany with kids hitting a pretzel and me finding a street side stall selling Paulaner! Eventually making our way through the afternoon traffic we made it back to the ship around 4pm, a 7hr trip around Athens we had originally planned for just 4hrs! Shattered we're off to dinner and bed in a flash - tomorrow we hit Kusadasi and Ephesus!
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