Travel Blogs from Athens
... dirty clothes if we ran out of clean clothes, walked and walked and then walked some more, often hot & hungry at times, gave to the poor and showed empathy for the homeless or sick, helped other people we met along the way, even survived without internet at time without complaining too much, and always tried to embrace the new, different & strange encounters or situations we may have been in. We hope you've had the most ...
... 26. Both have been sailing since they were little kids, they've told us. In the late afternoon, we pull into a port and dock there overnight and WE stay in hotels near the harbor. I think the kids would prefer to sleep on the boats, but I am very happy to be in a hotel with air-conditioning and a real shower! I slept on a sailboat 7 years ago, and it was a memorable experience, but not one I need to repeat now. Most of the time we have not actually sailed, though we did for ...
... BC saw the heavily outnumbered Athenians defeat the Persians. Now this town is the starting point of the Marathon race, held annually in memory of the messenger Phidippides, who ran the 26 miles from Marathon to Athens to announce the victory. Exhausted, Phidippides died soon thereafter.
There is so much to see and learn in Greece. So much history. I loved it and hope to return someday to see more. Now I’m headed north.
... It is located on a hill that is surrounded on three sides by water. It was still very hot, but also windy so we were not too miserable like the rest of the day. We sat in the cafe for a bit and had slushies or ice cream. Next, we traveled an hour and a half back to the Jason in Athens. We will be here for the remainder of our trip. Staying at the Jason is bittersweet as we don't particularly enjoy Athens, yet there are working showers and free wifi. I walked a ...
... skirt and a gorgeous leather handbag) everywhere we went the girls WAY outdid me in the shopping department…..those two could shop for Australia I swear! Oh and one more thing I really enjoyed was the morning we got to wander about with our Athens greeter John and his friend Nikos. It was great to hear their knowledge of the city and its history and the things they pointed out to us etc but we also savoured just talking with them over coffee and exchanging views on ...
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