BEST HOTELS IN ATHENS
Athens is without a doubt one of the most popular destinations worldwide with millions of visitors all year around. With an abundance of monuments and important archaeological sites such as the Acropolis hill and the Parthenon, along with many museums and a variety of different things to do, Athens is a desired vacation hotspot. This contemporary and exciting metropolitan city combines ancient with modern in perfect harmony, celebrating its history and people. Among a variety of activities, food and drink and places to see options, the list for hotels and residences in Athens is quite long too. Accommodation being vital for a traveller, it can be quite hectic when it comes to Athens. In this article, we will present to you the best hotels in Athens based on a number of factors. Locality and accessibility, value for money, service and greek hospitality ‘philoxenia’.
Written by Savina Skourmalla on 22-02-2023
- Best hotels in Athens – Acropolis Stay
In one of the most popular locations in Athens, only 3 minutes away from the Acropolis on foot, Acropolis Stay, a brand new and modern apartment hotel, offers a comfortable and luxurious stay in its unique and modernly furnished rooms. Situated in a small street just a few minutes away from all the city attractions, this little gem promises memorable holidays in Athens. Acropolis Stay is a family owned apartment hotel and guest experience is their top priority. It offers 10 beautiful, comfortable and fully equipped rooms ready to fulfil all visitors’ needs .Different types of rooms of 2,3 and 4 people are there for someone to choose.
Especially for families the “Family Apartment” that can accommodate up to four people, is an ideal choice for holidays with children.
Acropolis Stay is a great suggestion for everyone looking for a cosy, centrally located, exceptionally clean accommodation in the city centre and one of the best hotels in the heart of Athens.
2) Best Hotels in Athens – Kimon Hotel
Credit: Kimon Hotel
Kimon Hotel is a small concept hotel located in the historical centre of Athens, in the bohemian Plaka. With its privileged location and the roof garden overlooking the Acropolis, it is a rare find for the independent traveller looking for comfortable accommodation without wanting to spend a fortune. We singled it out because of the quality of the sleep that it offers and its Artistic character. At the entrance, the warm welcome of the receptionist and the exhibition of the well-known Greek photographer Yannis Skoulas, is just a wink of the eye of the memorable hospitality about to follow. The rooms are simple, decorated most of them with original works of art from contemporary artists, and all products are intended to come into contact with your skin being attentively selected with a lot of care.
It is not a coincidence that Kimon Hotel has been a pole of attraction for poets and writers around the world that granted their books after their stay. An exchangeable library also it is available with the motto “Help a book to travel / Take a book away / Leave behind another”. Just keep in mind that the rooms are part of a 3-floor building without an elevatorand that the breakfast comes with an extra charge from the traditional coffee shopacross the street after request.
3) Best Hotels in Athens – Attalos Hotel
Attalos Hotel is a 3-star, family run hotel known as “Your home away from Home in the heart of Athens”.
With a true passion for hospitality, the staff is always at your disposal to offer personalised and friendly service . It has an unbeatable location in the historic centre of Athens, steps from the metro and in walking distance to all historical sites .
The 78 rooms have all modern conveniences and if you want to make the most out of your stay , opt for the balcony rooms that feature city , Lycabettus and Acropolis view .You can also enjoy the magnificent Acropolis view anytime from the rooftop bar that is exclusive to the hotel guests .
Attalos Hotel is the perfect base to explore the city and experience the Athenian lifestyle and it’s definitely one of the best hotels in Athens!
4) Best Hotels in Athens – Hestia Apartments
If you are looking for a luxury accomodation in the city centre of Athens, Hestia Luxury Apartments offers brand-new residential apartments. Its hotel apartments offer their guests a comfortable and memorable stay in the heart of Athens for a few days, weeks or even months and it can be proudly listed in the best hotels/apartments in Athens.
Via a diverse portfolio of spacious apartments and suites, Hestia’s Luxury Apartments provide luxury accommodation, exceptional hosting in meaningful different locations and safety as a top priority.
Hestia Luxury Apartments offers services such as restaurant reservations, car rentals, 24/07 support, transfer services and book a tour in order to make your stay in the capital even more luxurious and enjoyable.
5) Best Hotels in Athens – Muse Urban Suites
Credit: Muse Urban Suites
Buildings evolve through time and the Muse Urban Suites are no exception. From a flourishing family business for furniture restoration and antiques to a tourist destination memorabilia;
Guests have the choice between 9 luxury suites, each inspired by a Muse. They share certain traits like comfort, relaxation and functionality; individually, each has a unique character that follows the traits of its respective Muse. The suites-apartments are luminous and spacious, while some of them offer unique views to the sacred hill of Acropolis.
Muse Urban Suites offers you a privileged experience combining comfort and diversity. Whether you are a solo traveller, a couple or with your family, the hotel with top-of-the-range service will meet all your expectations. More than just an accommodation, Muse offers you a place to stay and meet local culture, people and go beyond the ordinary.
Athens is full of opportunities and an abundance of things to do for travellers who wish to make the most unforgettable memories. Starting off with the ideal accommodation is a key factor to ensure the quality of your trip. If you wish to experience Athens like a true local and feel its vibe you can join a fun and unique Athens Bike Tour. You will get to explore Athens in the most active and alternative way and get to see everything that this vibrant city has to offer!