Travel Blogs from Athens
... pedestrian only roads - perfection. Caleb started slow but came on strong once we added food to his body. He was then on good form clapping to the music and cheering on the people who got up to dance. Being Westenders, it was not hard for Christine and I to notice the rather large number of same couple tables - luckily nobody approached me for a drink while dining tonight. Christine's sea bass came full fish to the table and the waiter filleted it for her. Once Caleb ...
... relaxed and slip in to the way of life in Santorini and enjoy the hotel. Hotel Thira is mopped clean from head to toe daily, is in a fantastic location just a short walk to the centre of Thira, the rooms are air conditioned which was paramount to us sleeping and ultimately, relaxing. It has a lovely pool, covered deck with an uninterrupted view of the ocean and sun rise, free wifi, and has a good breakfast room which is Tony's dad's project. He also ...
... and told me I could have a discount on the shirts they sold there. Sadly I didn't want to spend any precious funds on a shirt so I thanked him and went back to my seat. 5 minutes later he came back over and gave me a free shirt as thanks!
Our transfer arrived at 12 and took us to our ferry back to Athens. 3 hours later we were back in Athens ...
... in Switzerland because they have four official languages and pretty much everyone speaks at least three of them. All of the street names and train stations had German names, like Hauptbahnhof and Waffenplatzerstrasse, but people would say things like Ciao and Merci. So what the hell do I do? I pride myself on being able to say 'hello’ and ‘do you speak English?’ in each country we go to in their native tongue, but I ...
... stop was to go to Ancient Agora. They were only open for a few hours a day so we had to plan our day around it. We had seen it the day before and knew that we needed to go in. The area stuck out in the city with tons of vegetation. We walked through a portion of it and looked at the ruins that lay between the tall trees and oleanders. Then we made our way to the museum that was part of the site. The museum was pretty cool, lots of statues and other ...
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