Travel Blogs from Athens
... Aperitifs. We slammed them down and I thought it was quite bitter but had a very lingering length.
Cruising out of the port of Athens I think about the large battle in antiquity between the Greeks and the Persians on the seas in this immediate area; the Persians outnumbered the defenders 4-1 with ships and personnel and lost. The area was defended on two occasions against the Persians with a three year interval. (I ...
... Games in 1896. That was a real treat, especially walking a lap of the track and seeing the cauldron from where the Olympic flame is lit. I almost ran a lap. Almost. Most of the afternoon I spent idly wandering the Monastiraki and downtown area around where I'm staying. In a few places I paused to read my book briefly. I really like this city. Every city has a dirty side. Some cities, like Rome, try not ...
... locals for directions.
Dane had to get a police report drawn up with regard to his missing mobile phone in order to lodge a claim through our travel insurance. We eventually found the station and were directed to the third floor. We waited for a while before being addressed by an officer in plain clothes who asked a few questions and then left us to wait a little longer. While we were waiting I received a call from the Brazilian Embassy. Our visas were ready! We ...
... that we are staying in are classed as 4-star. I would say they were more around the level of 3-star maximum. They are very clean - a big plus. The rooms are small, and bathrooms even smaller. WiFi works intermittently in some, or only in the lobby. The water in the pool here is well-maintained, but there is no lifeguard. Maybe this is normal for a hotel pool, but at a resort city, I would think there might be one. (So I am sitting out by the pool, much to the annoyance of ...
... on the right side of the road on the very few roads that are wide enough, and reversing back to a drive way or edge, to let cars pass going in the opposite direction. After being beeped repeatedly for stopping at stop signs, he stopped doing that, and after being overtaken repeatedly on a single lane when keeping to the road speed limit, he stopped that too! We did have fun though, driving through the narrow roads ...
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