Travel Blogs from Athens
... tours with food and parts. What a disappointment! So we hide in our hotel for 2 days waiting for our safari to start. We catch-up on homework, watch films, play in the pool. I get a haircut and that’s the only cultural thing I do. 4th May, TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK, TANZANIA At last our safari starts! Our Tanzanian driver and guide is called David. He picks us up at 9:00 in a large 8 seater jeep with an open roof. It’s spacious and everyone has a window. We drive 3 hours ...
... one of himself next to it. Nothing remains of these statues. It is not known when the temple of Zeus was destroyed but it probably came down in an earthquake during the mediaeval period.
This being our last day we had a last supper in one of the older districts of Athens. The balcony overlooking the city provided us we a great finish to a fabulous 12 days. The next morning most of us had early morning transfers to airport and home.
... At the base, as we left, we went to the tourist info. I said "With so many ruins, (there are dozens) how do we know which we should visit?". The gentleman replied: "They are not RUINS, they are Monuments, and you need to know the significance of each before you can decide which to visit." Suitably chastened, we thanked him and, armed with yet another map, ...
... consisted mostly of women, and they had three guys singing with them. The base/tenor sound was very absent from their performance because of this. After they finished performing, they presented us with a gift and then we got to hang out with them for a little while. We talked about our respective music and I think we gave them a good impression of our college and college in general. It was a very nice experience. However, they still had class so they left and we went to change ...
... great. They live just outside Athens on the coast, and the weather was excellent. The cafes and the restaurants in this seaside town were humming and the 18C temperature and blue sky were a welcome change from both the UK and Nagaland.
It was great to catch up with Mary & Polis again, and their friend the winemaker Haridimos Hatzidakis (the best winemaker in Greece) also arrived from Santorini towards the end of my stay. Mostly this was a visit ...
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
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
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