Hotel Orea Thessalia
Travel Blogs from Athens
... up with all of my beloved pro wrestling shows while travelling. The last hostel in Rome wasn't quite so good for that as it only had a few benches in the small common area. But I made do. I guess the question at this point is, four weeks in, have I surprised myself? Almost. I know well my own strengths, weaknesses and limits so this trip is more a matter of practicing, rather than discovering those. Certainly I'm far more comfortable with ...
... you would have to see them to appreciate the stone work involved. I hope you do.
While looking at what appeared to be an ancient piece of sidewalk chalk, a group of Greek kids on a field trip rushed up to me. They looked very excited to see me. Four of the girls in the group stepped forward. A very determined girl looked at me with a smile and hurriedly asked me my name and said hers was Mary. I told her and my friend, Kiah, told hers as well. They loved ...
A sunny, 70 degree day greeted us in Athens as we hired a cab driver to show us some sites. He first drove us to an overlook to view the beautiful coastline and some of the buildings built for the 2004 summer Olympic Games. Next we drove through the district of Athens and stopped where we could visit the Acropolis. This ancient citadel is built on a high, rocky outcrop above the city and ...
“Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.”
Up early and feeling like the sun was going to slow us down. While the storefronts were opening and setting their wares onto the sidewalk, we were walking to the ruins of Ancient Angora. Unlike the Acropolis Area, it was less crowded and much easier to stop to read signs, wander through the garden pathways and get a better idea of life so long ago. one building ...
... 10th century AD), - Temple of Zeus Olympeion (the sheer size of the columns is mind-blowing… it would have been legitimately awesome when complete) - The art in the Byzantine museum is gorgeous; while morbid in spots, the detail and colouring is absolutely worth seeing. - Turtles in the National Garden - The Panathenaic Stadium is worth a visit, regardless of whether you enjoy sports or not. It is in impeccable shape (due to reconstruction efforts in ...
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