Where to stay

Electra Palace

http://www.electrahotels.gr/electra-palace-hotel-athens/the-hotel

18-20, N. Nikodimou Str., 10557 Athens, Greece
Tel: +30 210 3370080, Fax: +30 210 3241875

Like all the hotels of the chain, “ELECTRA PALACE HOTEL ATHENS” (5*) was named after Electra, the character of ancient Greek theatre and literature who became a symbol for her love to her father.

“ELECTRA PALACE HOTEL ATHENS” is located in Plaka, in the heart of the old town of Athens, only a few minutes away from the Acropolis and the Parthenon (the temple dedicated to Athena, patron goddess of Athens), the new Museum of Acropolis, the representative ancient theatre of Dionysus, Herodion Theatre (hosting significant artistic events every summer) and from a number of important sights of the city. The hotel’s location is particularly privileged compared to other hotels in Athens for another reason: As it is located inside the commercial and business district, one can have a walk for shopping, coffee or entertainment, any time of the day. Access to the hotel from the Eleftherios Venizelos international airport or the port of Piraeus is easy, even with public transport.hotel-grande-bretagne-a-luxury-collection-hotel-athens_220920110740177314

ELECTRA PALACE HOTEL ATHENS” was recently expanded, refurbished and fully renovated to reflect the high-class and subtle aesthetics of the old aristocratic neighbourhood which make it stand out among other hotels in Athens.
It operates 102 standard rooms 33 of which offer a great view to the Acropolis, 9 Junior Suites, 10 Suites and 1 Presidential Suite.343bc0bb_36148a_s-original
The presidential suite offers a wonderful view to the Acropolis – one of the most beautiful monuments made by man, showcased at night by specially designed lighting – and also comfortable stylish areas, a veranda with a pool, a steam bath, and many other amenities with an attention to detail.
Of course, all rooms offer all amenities appropriate to one of the best hotels in Athens, including: soundproof windows, air conditioning, satellite TV, mini bar, electronic safe, direct dialling, internet connection, night and emergency lights, full bathroom equipment (hair dryers, bathrobes, slippers, magnifying mirrors, etc), 24-hour room service and secretarial support services during office hours, in case you are travelling on business. Our guests can also use our business centre and a private garage.
Feeling tired or looking for a memorable “holistic” refreshing experience? Then choose among our indoor heated pool, fully equipped gym, sauna, steam baths or massage sessions by suitably trained personnel. In summertime, enjoy the outdoor Jacuzzi pool and the poolside bar, get a taste of summer holidays and forget you are in the centre of Athens.
For your meals, we recommend the hotel’s urban chic restaurants, also a meeting point for those who love good cuisine in a wonderful environment, like the “ELECTRA ROOF GARDEN” restaurant. Greek dishes dominate, in fully innovative tasty combinations using avant-garde techniques and preparation and service ideas, the so-called “creative” Greek cuisine proposed by our chef. The ambience, the atmospheric lighting, the large windows and the veranda with the breathtaking view, the fine furniture, tablecloths and dinnerware, all create a wonderful feeling of “an evening out” for a special dinner. Also, “MOTIVO” restaurant and the English-style “DUCK-TAIL” bar, both with a view to the hotel’s back garden offer their unique style.
Of course the hotel offers fine infrastructure for conferences, business meetings and events in Athens. The first floor halls, “Alkioni”, “Lefkothea” and “Electra”, and the magnificent BALLROOM, a spacious hall which makes it ideal for all kinds of events, are fully equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment and experienced personnel to meet the needs of any event. The underground parking and good public transportation (metro, tram, etc) near the hotel ensure quick and easy access for all participants.

Hotel Grande Bretagne

http://www.grandebretagne.gr

Location.
The Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens, Greece, is a 19th-century palace facing the main Syntagma Square and adjacent to the Parliament Building. The Acropolis, the New Acropolis Museum and the labyrinthine Plaka (old town) are within 1 kilometre. Syntagma metro station is 300 metres from the hotel.Hotel_Grande_Bretagne_Exterior_lg

Hotel Features.
Set in a palace built in 1862, locals call the Hotel Grande Bretagne the ‘Royal Box’. Guests enter through rotating doors into a lobby with Corinthian columns, Persian carpets and neobaroque-style furniture.

The skylit Winter Garden is the setting for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner with piano music. The high-ceilinged GB Corner restaurant’s signature dish is Dover sole meunier. Open all year-round, the GB Roof Garden serves cocktails and Greek specialities from the grill.

The GB spa features a mosaic-lined indoor pool, sauna, Turkish bath/Hammam, reflexology foot baths, and treatments like hot stone massage and Oshadhi herbal wraps. The tree-fringed rooftop outdoor pool affords Acropolis views. A fully equipped fitness center is also on site.athens-3

Guestrooms.
Decorated with antique furniture, subtle cream hues, and red and gold fabrics, the Hotel Grande Bretagne’s 320 guestrooms have a marble bathroom, minibar, wired and wireless Internet access (surcharge) and views of the inner courtyard or Syntagma Square.

Hotel King George

http://www.kinggeorgepalace.com/

Since 1936, this prestigious hotel has been home to kings, princes, presidents and Athenians alike. Located in Athens’ golden quarter, the Classical King George Palace is a proud member of the Leading Hotels of the World and enjoys a privileged position between the Parliament and Voucourestiou Street, the Athenian Sloane Street known for its nightlife, business and luxury.

The hotel house ultramodern amenities and personal service that places guests’ comfort above all else, like a personal trainer in the health club. It is the only hotel in Athens among the 75 Top Europe Hotels of the Conde Nast Traveller U.S.A. Reader’s Choice Awards and was honoured on the 2005 Hot List and the 2007 Gold List.

The King George Palace was originally built as a small urban palais that served as an annex to the palace, it then occupied the building that houses Greece’s Parliament. One of its guests was King George II, and in the 50s, 60s, and 70’s it was a favourite hotel of international celebrities, world leaders and magnates like, Aristotle Onassis, Maria Kallas, Grace Kelly, Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra.

are within easy reach. The property is a stone’s throw away from metro, tram and bus stations, making traveling around the city and its beach suburbs very convenient.

This 72 room hotel has recently undergone renovation, fitted with elegant Italian design furniture, fine German fabrics and original pieces of art inspired from ancient Greece, which add to its modernstylish décor and welcoming ambience. American buffet breakfast is served daily and there is free Wi-Fi access in all public areas. Whether traveling on business or pleasure, the warm hospitality of its friendly staff will ensure that guests experience a comfortable and most memorable stay at the best value for money.

Acropolis Select

http://acropoliselect.gr/

Location.
Situated in the heart of Athens, Acropolis Select Hotel is within walking distance of New Acropolis Museum and Acropolis. Also nearby are Parthenon and Hadrian’s Arch.

Hotel Features.
This Athens hotel offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a bar/lounge. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas and an Internet point is located on site. Business amenities at this 3-star property include a meeting/conference room, limo/town car service, and audiovisual equipment. The staff can provide tour/ticket assistance, event catering, and currency exchange. Additional amenities include multilingual staff, laundry facilities, and coffee/tea in the lobby. The property has designated areas for smoking. A total renovation of this property was completed in January 2012.

Guestrooms.
Rooms have city views. The 72 air-conditioned guestrooms at Acropolis Select Hotel include minibars and safes. Complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access is provided. Rooms are equipped with flat-screen TVs. All accommodations provide desks and direct-dial phones. Bathrooms offer shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. In addition, amenities available on request include in-room massages, extra towels/bedding, and wake-up calls. Housekeeping is offered daily.

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