Travel Blogs from Athens
... discontent than before we made our way back down the hill in search of some comfort food and a drought breaking drink to lift our spirits.
What we found was an amazing Greek restaurant that served us the biggest mix plate in history for only €17 and that was just for the small portion!!To go with this we grabbed a jug of red wine to celebrate 2 weeks in the middle east without alcohol, unfortunately for everything the mixed platter had the wine lacked and ...
... Athens, make sure you come to the Athenian Agora rather than the Roman one, because in Athens the Roman one is quite small. Fun fact: the Agora is the Greek equivalent of the Roman forum, a big open air area where markets and trade and government and gatherings occur. Another cool thing is that the ticket to the Agora gets you into the Agora museum, which is a museum whose restoration was funded by Rockefeller (yes, that ...
... I read about a free walking tour the night before and it had great reviews. Caleb was a bit tired and the thought of a 3-4 hour walk did not excite him so I ended up going while Christine went back to the hotel to rest with Caleb for a tiny bit. I was nearing the Acropolis Museum which was the meeting point for the tour. A seemingly nice and normal elderly Greek fellow somehow said hello and we chatted about about where I was from etc - I was ensuring that my wallet ...
... where mum was to carry one of the bags to the hotel and left mum with the other bags. The porter came back with me to get the other bags. The hotel is magnificent and well worth the effort. We have ocean views for as far as the eye can see. We went for a few walks, sat by the pool, watch the sunset and then to dinner around 9:30pm. I'm very tired now and ready to go to bed. How's things at ...
We started out the day by heading to the Temple of Zeuss. There were a few pillars still standing in one of its corners, as if the rest of it had been ripped away. At its entrance was Hadrian's gate, which was a doorway in the middle of nowhere. We had a clear view of the Pantheon and were starting to feel what it meant to be in Athens. From Zeuss's temple we walked to the Jewish museum, passing some covered ruins on the way. We wanted to try to meet people for ...
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
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
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