Travel Blogs from Athens
... got too drunk, could I trust these guys to carry me home?" This is why when abroad, and outside the relative safety of the Contiki group, I monitor my drinking closely and always make sure I can make it back to the hostel on my own two feet. This didn't stop Nick of course, who got to the point of drunkenly, and rather loudly singing Fleetwood Mac to every Greek girl he came across. This was entertaining at first, but at some point crossed the line to ...
... would give them water and power. Now it's a "nice" little neighborhood, filled to the brim with cats. I saw dozens upon dozens of them, just roaming around doing nothing. The people of the neighborhood fed them, and they had plenty of places to be safe from the tin roofs to the low trees. It was wild to see.
After a few more monuments and sites we headed to Syntagma square again for lunch. I grabbed something from a food stand that had pork ...
... of the Agora of Athens, on top of the Agoraios Kolonos hill. From the 7th century until 1834, it served as the Greek Orthodox church of St. George Akamates
The sun is getting warmer. Time for Greek coffee and a pastry in the square. now we are off, walking through what seemed like across Athens to the National Archaeological Museum with its incredible collection of items obtained from layers of life in Greece to shipwrecks in the area. The many statues ...
... find our way back to the hotel. I thought I knew the way and would have got there in the end but Rami asked directions and we found a shorter way luckily. We went to the roof top terrace and the view at night of the Acropolis and other parts of Athens is spectacular. I would really recommend this hotel if you ever say in Athens. There was also complimentary wine, fruit and baklava in our room. This is the first Baklava that we have had since our arrival in Greece!
June 9-13: A short, early morning hop on the plane from Mykonos brought us back to Athens, where our group went in different directions. A few stayed one more day in Athens, overnighting at an airport hotel; the others waited for their afternoon flights home; and I hung out with them a while until it was time to make my way to my accommodation for the next four nights. Through Airbnb again, I'd arranged an apartment in the Panormou ...
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