Travel Blogs from Athens
Sleep in- day at sea, no tours today. Just relaxation by the pool with cocktails & enjoyed the on board entertainment. I even went to the gym in the afternoon. My brother use to be a personal trainer so I tagged along with him. There is a different show on the ship each night. Tonight it was ...
The next morning, we had made plans with Dragan and Marlon to share a cab for Athens and visit the sites. When we woke up, I asked Michelle to look out the window and let me know where we were. She couldn't tell. I called to the front desk, and asked if we were in Athens. Sure enough, we were. We were shocked. They’d fixed the issue and our ship started sailing after we’d gone to bed. I think our whole crew had been ...
... business men they gave to the Olympians while competing. The stadium itself looks pretty small but very grand, you had to use your imagination but I bet in its hay day it would have been awesome and a fabulous feeling competing there. We saw the changing of the guard outside of the prime ministers home. The guards wear these shoes with Pom-Poms attached. They look so funny apparently they were stylish in Greece up until the 1940's! When the guard ...
Today we set off on a 4 hour walking/bus tour of Athens. We started our tour at the Acropolis which consisted of approximately 200-300 stairs to get to the top. Again, the views were incredible we could see nearly the entire city from the top. A dark brown smog (that looked like smoke) covered the horizon.... After leaving the Acropolis we stopped at the stadium where the first modern Olympics were held in the late 19th Century. It was used again as the finish line for the ...
... issued tickets
for 29th July, instead of 29th June – the Greeks!), and
walked around the winding streets of Mykonos looking for a T-shirt shop we had
seen previously. Our egos wouldn’t let us submit to the fact that we had no
clue where we were looking, but 30 minutes later, we abandoned the hunt. Later
at night, we headed back to Paradise beach (Cavo Paradiso Club) to check out
the party scenes. The club ...
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