Athens Lycabettus Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Multilingual staff
- High-speed internet in room
- Smoking rooms available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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My hotel in Athens was near up-scale shopping, historic sites, and modern-day markets on ancient, narrow streets. Stopping in Athens gave me a chance to reflect on my wonderful adventure and to explore ancient culture in the heart of an urban city. The first thing I did in Athens (after checking in but before going to my room) was to visit a salon …
... green peppers, olives and sausage on a thin crust dough. Totally delicious... Pretty sure pizza at home is now ruined for me too, lol. All the food here has been so fresh. We have really noticed a huge difference in just the quality of ingredients in even cheap street food versus what you could get home for equal price. North America has really done itself no favours by filling its cities with fast food chains and over processed mass produced foods. ...
... and ricotta. The pasta is served with a pesto of sun dried tomatoes and ‘feta’ cheese. The combination is great so for somebody fond of pasta the 3 alternatives are a challenge.
Risotto is always one of the most popular dishes I come across in several restaurants lately. There are 2 different versions here. I skipped the Prawn risotto since I recently had it, and tried the one with Asparagus, smoked Pancetta ...
... they are charged according to their consumptions.
Access to the Hiltonia Spa besides the Honored members have all guests of the executive wing. A very private and quiet environment that definitely worth the little extra.
SUITE: I had suite #1208 this time. Can you imagine the view from the 12th floor? Dusk at the Hilton Athens is an experience in and of itself. The view of the Acropolis, Lycabettus and the entire city from above ...
... but the taxi driver was still an ass and somehow invented extra charges which left me pretty miffed to say the least. We later saw other taxi drivers do the same and apparently they can legally add tariffs for large luggage and journeys from bus, train and airports, or something like that anyway. Seems stupid to have a meter if you can just make **** up at the end though!
Anyway, we were soon at our accommodation, which was a hostel run through AirBnB. ...