Travel Blogs from Athens
... a deserted cove. Now they are in the pool of our hotel. We'll have dinner here this evening, and I hope we'll go to bed early as tomorrow we leave to return to Athens. FRIDAY, JULY 18 ============= Up early today; breakfast at the hotel; then to the sailboats. We headed for Piraeus, the port of Athens. We used the sails for about an hour; after that, the wind died down, and we used the motor. We said goodbye to our captains when we arrived, and got on a waiting bus to take us to ...
Fast asleep at 5:45am after only 5 and a half hours sleep, Mum wakes me up "Come on! Lets get going. There's no point in hanging around!". SERIOUSLY?! Maybe the fact I was asleep?! We got ready and we were out of that dump. The metro was a handy block away so we could easily catch it to the closest station to the Australian Embassy to get Ruby’s emergency passport. Easier said than done though… It takes a while to get your head around the metro map. We eventually got ...
... me stay awake the entire flight! Oh I can't forget to mention that before and after every meal they passed out hot moisturizer/sanitary wipes!
About half way into the flight they made an announcement that a passenger needed medical attention and were looking for a doctor on board... Luckily there was one and it was just a minor situation.
Can't believe the time has come to travel home from this amazing trip. I have gained so ...
... was closed. We kept going until we found some locals walking in the same direction and followed them. We ended up on the main street parade street that was lined with barriers and ropes, as well as police standing about two meters apart on both sides of the road as far as the eye could see. It was now 10am and the parade was starting at 11am. We had a front row position. As the start time drew close, the crowd numbers grew, with vendors selling greek flags and colourful balloons. ...
... quiet as we approached, although thank goodness - the doors were still open. Something we were not coming to expect immediately in Greece or ready to assume.
Unfortunately most exhibits on the second floor were closed for no apparent reason though we took in all that the main floor had to offer. It was great to see the museum after having already visited most sites. This allowed us to tour the museum at a break-neck pace, not ...
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