Travel Blogs from Athens
... have taken their toll and the marble columns are deteriorating and badly in need of renovation.
It’s all that renovating that’s the problem. Huge cranes have been installed inside the structure and were constantly lifting and moving stuff.
Meanwhile, workers were noisily grinding away at new sections of marble that are deliberately brighter than the originals, so visitors can see which parts have been replaced.
... to find a good dinner and then back to bed for a good night’s sleep.
Finding a table at that time of night is not a problem at all since dinner time in most European countries is usually 8 or 9. We sit outside along a pedestrian walkway lined with restaurants and shops at a lovely little restaurant and had our first real Greek meal. It was fabulous. Alex wasn’t even feeling well at this point and didn’t eat a bite of anything. Jeff and ...
... entrance to the Stadium is on its backside. Most don’t know about it unless you are native to the area. Most of the expanse surrounding the stadium and woods are blocked by a steel black fence. However, in a particular neighborhood, there is a legend. A man with the strength of Hercules came and bent the fence so that the people of the town could enjoy their history without needing to pay. It was after all the history of their people. The fence is bent only a little and ...
... night slept a bit, skipped breakfast, just couldn't face it. We finally arrived in KL at 2.15pm and wandered around transit area till we were called for flight at 3.00pm. Back in seat now, Morris has foregone that seat near the door which Qantas charges premium prices for, he said that it is so uncomfortable as hostess keep bumping and where I can watch screen all the time, he can only take out when permitted. So now we are all together again. Ok we ...
... city still faces.
After a boiling hot night's sleep, Nathan and I started our touring off early, waking up at 8am, taking a freezing cold shower (I didn't have change for hot water!!!) and grabbing breakfast at a different bakery. Our first attraction of the day was by far the most famous: the Acropolis. Only about thirty minutes of walking from our hostel took us to the base of the Acropolis. The hill itself towers over Athens, and it is easy to see ...
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
Circle - IX, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $12
- 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