Travel Blogs from Athens
... we had a bus to take us either to the airport, or back to the hotel in Athens and our luggage had already been stowed in the bus, due to the efficiency of our Tour Director and we just walked off the ship and onto the bus. Amazingly simple!!
"I have had a holiday, and I'd like to take it up professionally."
"Sharing the holiday with other people and feeling that you're giving of yourself, gets you past all the commercialism."
... back to our hotel, enjoying the sights and sounds of Plaka as we went. A quick switch of belongings into various suitcases to get ready for our three day journey to mainland Greece leaving our big bags at the hotel for our return on Tuesday.
I am so tired now I cannot remember anymore and can barely keep my eyes open. Another early start tomorrow so I shall shut my eyes and dream of Olympia!
Did I mention my feet HURT?!
Athens, Greece, the great city for worshipping Athena. Legend has it that Athena and Poseidon both wanted to be the god of the city, so each of them came up with a gift for the Athenians. Athena gave the people the olive tree and Poseidon gave them a salt-water spring. The people chose Athena, and Athena and Poseidon have been rivals ever since.
First, we went to the ruins of ...
... very good portions at reasonable prices, as well as great quality.
We had an early start for our tip to Liverpool in the morning and could not be too late to bed, however I was determined to get some night shots of the acropolis from the roof and it was still nearly midnight by the time lights were out. Alarm is set for 0600 in the morning which will give us 1/2hr for breakfast and time for the trip via metro to the airport in time for check in.
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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
4 - 6 Michail Voda et Makedonias, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $95
- 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