Travel Blogs from Athens
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... restaurant which was really good and by 7.45 am I was out on the streets on my way to the Acropolis of Athens Museum. I got a cab into the city centre which was only a 25 minute trip and I went into the museum at 8.30 am.
The museum was really interesting! There was so much history and it was really amazing to think that thousands of years ago men were working to build the Acropolis monument. I really enjoyed learning about some of ...
... time to take advantage of the free breakfast that was put on by the hostel, which was quality with boiled eggs, fresh cucumber and tomato and Greek yogurt. So healthy!
The next morning was our big day with the Brazilian Embassy. How things panned out there would determine how long we had to stay in Athens and therefore how long we had to spend to get to Dubrovnik for our sail Croatia that was locked in for 6 September. We packed our bags and left them in storage at ...
... were bars, Cafes, a game room, pool, pokies, tvs and many communal areas. Best of all, we all had little cabins to get a good night sleep! Unfortunately I was in a room with a very loud snorer :( so I popped my iPod in and went to sleep listening to August Burns Red :) when I woke up in the morning I was confused to be rocking back and forth... It had gotten rough :( I got out of bed and orientated myself and went to get some breakfast, then it wasn't so bad ...
... then dropped of near the Plaka ( which is the old shopping/market area of Athens) for some free time/shopping. After wandering around the shops etc, we walked over to view Hadrian's Arch and The Temple of Olympian Zeus before catching the bus back to the ship. Our overall observation was that Athens itself was rather old and dirty, & probably not our favourite port of call, but obviously we only saw a very small "sample" of the ...
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