Travel Blogs from Athens
It feels almost Herculean (pun intended) to try to encapsulate the 3+ weeks we spent in Greece this summer. An amazing combination of sun and sea, friends and myths, lazy, easy days and hard times around us (if you want to talk about the Greek crisis -- email Doug; he's our resident expert). We also got to share these experiences with some treasured friends from home -- Jake Moffat and Beth Dubose and their daughters, Maya (10) ...
... around the square and hundreds of tourists and locals jostling for space, for trade or for direction! Ipad in hand we spun around trying to work out which lane to go up - we were looking for 'Slouvaki lane' and soon found the narrow street with tables spilling out on the pavement and waiters competing for passer buy trade. We successfully dodged them and found our small hotel just off a side street. Check in went smoothly but our room was not ...
... the entire palace complex, while the guide explained about the reconstructions that the archaeologists who discovered the palace undertook on the early 20th century. It was cool to see how things would have looked but also a bit strange for these new looking buildings to be among the ruins. Crete was also interesting to me because it was where my grandfather fought during world war 2 and was captured by nazi forces. The guide discussed the battle of Crete a little ...
... If you are after steady value and excellent accommodation don't hesitate to book here. If you are not convinced ….continue reading. The name itself stands for excellence, quality and personalized service.
CHECK-IN: Quick and efficient. I came across happy and smiling faces something that was missing since my last visit the previous year. I guess the reception staff got their lesson. I was offered to be escorted to my suite on the executive lounge but ...
... and talking faster than our pour taxi driver could keep up with we finally made it to the Jason Inn where we would be staying for our Athens portion of the Greek Tour. Both being exhausted we climbed into bed and caught up till we both passed out for a serious afternoon siesta. Waking up a couple hours later we were ready to hit the streets and see what delicious greek food we could get our hands on. Our hotel being only steps away from the main strip of ...
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