Travel Blogs from Athens
... terminal. MF!
Finally made it on the train, completely confused if I was on the right one or not, but eventually the faded map began to make sense. The train was gradually filling after arriving at each stop, to the point where I strangling myself with one bag, while leg hugging the other.
I arrived at Syntagma Square where I met my friend Nick, who I’d be crashing at his hotel for the night, and then spending the next 12 days ...
... Kelsey and I decided to hit the town in Glyfada to buy pastries and shop. We got loukamades (fried dough) with honey, cinnamon, almonds and tiramisu gelato.
Glyfada is an amazing high end fashion spot, with Tommy Hilfiger, Lacoste, Rolex and more stores lining the main street. However, behind these front stores were entrance ways to malls. We found three of these tucked away malls, complete with three floors of ...
Today, I did everything I possibly could do in Athens in a day. I woke up bright and early (still trying to shake this jet lag) to get to the Acropolis when they opened at 8. However, upon arrival there was no one at the ticket office. No one. It was closed!! "PLEASE LET ME IN. I ONLY HAVE ONE FULL DAY HERE!" A kind citizen then informed me that today was apparently an election day for the European Union, so it would ...
... this and I couldn't resist taking a snap of those Pom Pom shoes.A stroll along Ermou Street with it's many designer shops we stumbled across an old church which was quite a contrast from all the modern shops.Dinner in the hotel this evening, might venture out or just relax with a drink.
Enjoyed a pleasant meal with our fellow Titans at the hotel, it was nice to get to know our travelling companions fir the next few days. Well travelled so list to talk about.
... We jumped in a taxi to get to our hotel, The Hotel Attalos in Athinas Street a couple of blocks from Monastiraki. Am I ever glad I wasn't still driving, now that is some crazy traffic, so many times I was sure we were going to lose a side mirror or collect a bike rider but somehow our driver managed to deliver us safely and unscathed to the Hotel. There is a flat rate for taxis from the airport into town, different areas are slightly different prices but to the centre of Athens ...
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