Travel Blogs from Athens
We arrived at the Athens airport around 9:30pm and we had already organized a transfer to the hotel! We got this crazy driver who didn't care about speed limits!! And it still took about an hour to get to our hotel which was near the Acropolis! Friday - today was boiling hot was about 30 degrees at 10am!! We went to the Acropolis at around 2pm and it was so hot!!!!! The ruins are amazing!! So many ancient buildings and temples, was incredible to see!! ...
... they continue to work and restore the site. This effort was particularly impressive as the site is mostly living quarters and homes of apparently fairly wealthy people, you could still see fine tilling work on the floors and they had images of its condition before they started restoring it and they have done an amazing job. As we left we encountered a gang of Roma girls giving away (selling) roses I hadn't seen very many last time we were here but this time they were everywhere. ...
... and the best flight I've even done) I realized how exhausted I was from photographing santorini, falling asleep for four hours after some yummy gyros. Finally good food! After sleeping 12 hours again, we began exploring the Parthenon and surrounding ruins. It was pretty impressive but I think we've become a bit acclimatized to ruins now. We became hungry and found this awesome and amazing beer burger house. Wow this feels like newcastle! We had two beers each, a Greek red ...
... Before leaving for our tour this morning we dropped off some washing at the local laundry. After finishing our visit to the stadium, we went to collect the washing. Greg asked Alex, the young guy at the counter where he had learnt to speak such good English. He told us that he was born in Australia but had left Melbourne when he was 2 years old. We found this strange as he used the
term "no worries" when we had dropped off the clothes and we consider that a fairly Aussie ...
Today we did a day cruise to three greek islands. We were up at six then the car they sent picked us up at 7. The cruise didn't depart until 8. We enjoyed a cappachino on the deck waiting for other passengers to board. The cruise takes you to three greek islands, near to Athens: Hydra, Poros and Aegina. It took around two hours to reach Hydra. Hydra has a town, called Hydra with a population of 1900, this is where the port is. ...
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
46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $89
- 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