Travel Blogs from Athens
... People watching. Dogs! So many nationalities. Tents! Staggering from side to side. Red staircases. Endless horizon. TV in Greek. The list is endless. Funniest thing I've seen so far... Dog pooping on the upper promenade ... Man concensiously picking it up in a black plastic bag ... And then flinging the bag out over the side .... Only to have it blown right back at him and split open at his feet. Hahaha. AND, I laughed out loud.i AND, took their picture. ...
Not alot to say about Athen. Been ther done that realy. Checked out a few sights and whent out for dinner. Athens is a bit of a hole. It is suffering prity bad from the recesion. It was all having a hard time evern before that showed up. It would be the city with the most grefity i have been to so ...
... in we walked in the direction of the Acropolis and found a beautiful outdoor restaurant under market umbrellas and luscious trees with water fans giving us some relief from the heat. Our waiter picked we were from Perth straight away. Salads and sangria went down a treat then upon requesting the bill we realised that watermelon and mini shots of moscato came after every meal..... love the hospitality! The trip ...
We woke up at a decent hour today since the tour is not going to officially start until tonight at the cocktail reception. Breakfast on the rooftop of the Grande Bretagne gives you the fantastic view of the Acropolis. After breakfast we went out in search of Kolonaki and Lykavittos Hill. It was a fairly easy walk to Kolonaki, which we thought it was sort of an upscale neighborhood with nicer boutiques and stores that carried ...
Sunday was Brittany's birthday, so made plans to go to the beach on Saturday. We took the bus to Astir Beach, which is a private beach a little over an hour away (by bus). I brought work to do, since this is midterms week and I'd been seriously slacking, but ended up not doing a whole lot of it. Ariana and Brittany wore their swimsuits, but I purposefully didn't bring one to Greece with me so that I'd have to buy one here.Whoops, sorrynotsorry. I ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $118
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $130
- 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 $123
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $74
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $130
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $323
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $115
- 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 $67
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
- Great place to stay
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $118
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $119
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $80
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
- 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 $91
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $111
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $160
- 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 $48
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $48
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $86
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $78
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $102
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $154
- Excellant hotel
- Great Value and Wonderful Location
- Incredibly Perfect Location - Luxurious & Fun
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $49
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $95
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price