Travel Blogs from Athens
... set up with lifts that move vehicles over 3 floors, there are more Land Rovers crammed into this workshop than the total that we have seen in Greece. The people are very nice and made us coffee and gave us a tour of the building, they specialise in making dream project Land Rovers and boast having made the 'Best Land Rover in the world' their current project for a customer really has the wow factor, we will be ordering our own 'Dream Project' when ...
... good, the people friendly (if perhaps at times a little too much so), and the people, despite the hard time they have gone through recently, very happy. Some of the shops were closed or boarded up, but I hardly saw any homeless, and even fewer street hawkers. I know the street hawkers are usually African refugees, and there are probably so few of them in Athens due to the recession, but being hassled at every tourist spot gets so tiring and makes you so rude to ...
... Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum and were given a private tour by his daughter and museum director, Ioanna. Beautiful works of art and I will never have any unless I find a money tree! After our tours, Jen and I were the only two of our group of six that wanted to see more, so she and I set out on our own Odyssey!! We decided to get a closer look at all we had seen from the top! We headed back to the new Acropolis Museum and it was beautiful. Right from ...
... are always boring aren't they. We were given 1 hr of free internet and that was it. Considering we were there from 1.30 and flight didn't leave till 5.30 this was an inadequate amount of time. The flight itself was pretty ****. We flew with Transavia a budget Dutch airline and they don't even give you a free cup of water. We were so tired I feel asleep during the safety demonstration Woops. I ...
... pool. The time difference is 7 hours so we are still adjusting but not too bad. Went for a walk along the seashore - lots of Olympic stadiums and a fairly easy public tram/train infrastructure. Got to the ship early afternoon and check in was easy but they are serious about the lifeboat drill - call out on all the cabins that didn't check in for the drill.....More to come soon. Sorry about missing pics - I haven't downloaded my camera yet.
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