Polis Grand Hotel

19 Patision and 10 Veranzerou St., Athens, Attica, 104 32 , Greece | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $71.00

Travel Blogs from Athens

Greece Day 6-5/31/2014

A travel blog entry by morganingreece


... served as a public market and gathering point in antiquity. One of the most amazing features of the site was its historical relevance as the meeting place of Socrates and other philosophical figures.

Lunch was outdoors at an Athenian restaurant called Karyatis. I know I say this every day- But this was BY FAR our best meal. It was an absolute feast! There was a large communal plate of pita, and an outpouring ...

The cradle of Western civilization

A travel blog entry by wayfgrrl


... built. The Parthenon is a temple to the goddess Athena, patron goddess of the city. The Erechtheion is a smaller Ionic temple, whose south porch has a roof supported by six figures of maidens, the Caryatids. We learned that Lord Elgin, British ambassador to the Ottoman Empire in the early 1800s, made off with many marble sculptures and friezes (the “Elgin Marbles”), including one of the six Caryatid “sisters” from the Erechtheion. ...


A travel blog entry by jmuir82


Καλημέ 61;α (pronounced Kailmera for Good Morning/Day). It is a beautiful day in Athens. We both had a great sleep in our teeny tiny Athens hotel room, I just wish I slept longer than 4 hours. Maybe it's excitement or maybe jet lag - either way I was up before the sun hit Athens and watched it rise from our cute little balcony. I woke Nick up at 6:30 and we got ready and headed for breakfast at 7:30 which was part of our ...

It's all Greek to me...!

A travel blog entry by maccanat29


... forgot the map and his compass was on the blink. We walked out of the subway, went left instead of right, had a magical mystery tour instead and ended up at a restaurant where I had what I think was the best eggplant/ tomato/feta dish, EVER. I washed it down with a glass of red that was so rough it almost took the enamel off my teeth :-). Andrew and Bronte also enjoyed their meals but mine was the winner!

One aspect we were really surprised about was ...

Adjusting to a new home :)

A travel blog entry by traveldestinee


After two airplane rides we finally arrived in Athens, Greece! We immediately became accustomed to the metro because that is how we got to our hotel. It was a bit of a challenge trying to keep track of everyone and have us all close together on the metro with our luggage. The ride to our apartments was about 45 minutes and we arrived to find a small lift (cause elevators really don't exist here) and a spiral staircase. My roommates and I are on the second floor so we got to ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the ????? 1 area of Athens, is near Ancient Olympia (Archaia Olympia), Parliament Building (Vouli), Kolonaki, and Olympia Theater.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good