Travel Blogs from Athens
... disappointed, thanks in part to a Rick Steeves mp3 audio guide. I'd had the foresight to pick up a children's book on Greek Gods, so Caleb read happily during our several stops uphill. I even recited a little Lady Macbeth at the Theatre of Dionysis, bringing back memories of my acting days. The food here is outstanding. Terrific Greek salad (go figure) and moussaka. On the last night, I ordered sea bass at a restaurant featuring live ...
... the bed. It was not what we were expecting. But we went to the square to wait for Denice to arrive. After about an hour we were going to give up but decided to check the building one more time before we left. And low and behold we see this small woman wearing a white hat and we knew that it was her! Geoff scared her a bit because we came up behind her but she quickly recovered and we were smothered in hugs! We took her back to the hostel and got ready to go out ...
... waiting by the funicular but they charge a bit more only because they are there. To avoid being ripped off, walk one or two roads downwards towards the side of the Hilton and signal to any taxi you come across. It will surely cost you much less. Be sure to get a receipt.
THE OVERALL IMPRESSION: Counting in, Quality dishes, Fresh ingredients, Creative presentation, Unique location, and Impeccable service, I find the package Impressive. Surely deserves to give it a ...
... Get there for some exclusive Greek delicacies that are carefully selected to provide a high standard and true taste of Greece. Try the cheese roll, or zucchini omelet, have a teaspoon or two of the Cretan cheese (anthotiro) or try the tiny sweet delicacies with syrup. You will be amazed!
DINING: We were on b/b so I cannot comment on the cuisine, but the top floor is the place to be no matter what time of day or night it might be. ...
... how to use the device. It’s the earliest preserved portable astronomical calculator. It displayed the positions of the sun, moon and probably the five planets known at the time and was used to predict solar and lunar eclipses, to keep an accurate calendar of many years and to display the date of Pan-Hellenic games, including those at Olympia.
I’ll end with two random things I learned about Greek history, about ...
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