Travel Blogs from Athens
... today we ate dinner next door to the hotel spaghetti all round.
Then Shirley headed to her room to chill and we headed upstairs to take some more photos from the roof top bar.
Today was primarily a travelling day. We had a rather spartan breakfast in the hotel before leaving.
Shirley was driving today so I sat in the back and finished my blog from yesterday. Unfortunately I had finished my Pulitzer work and was just about ready ...
... history of the place such as the ancient Olympic Games and stadiums. I think a school group would enjoy seeing some of the ancient artefacts and learning about the ancient world. The museum isn't old and boring, it provides an interesting atmosphere to educate people.
I left the museum at 12 pm and decided to find myself some lunch, I asked around with a few of the locals and found out that there is a nice restaurant not far ...
... before making our way over to the embassy super early for our appointments; mine was at 10.30am and Dane's was at 11.45am. We had lodged our applications online and had already been in and seen them prior to heading out to the islands so this was just the final step. We arrived in the lobby, gave our ID and headed up to the consulate office in the 6th floor. We happily sat in the waiting area when it suddenly occurred to me that I had left our original forms in with my ...
We now have a new appreciation for "it is all Greek to me". Without the help of a 17 year old Greek student we met on the ferry, I don't think we would have been able to find the metro station from the busy port of Pireaus to our hotel near the acropolis in Athens. Greek does not use the same alphabet English uses and there are interesting spellings for translations..... So there can be as many as 4 or more words to indicate the same town or street. Armed with ...
Full Day in AthensWe woke up early yesterday to get an edge on the crowds which proved to be wise. The night before I had realized that we would need to stay one more day in Athens in order to catch a ferry to the Greek Islands because the ferries did not leave late in the day and we were wanting to see the major sights there. So... I asked the guy at the front desk about the possibility of staying one more day and he was not certain. Said the reservations book had ...
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