The Best Hotels in Athens

Greece Travel Secrets gives its choice of the best hotels in Athens from budget and moderate options through to 5-star luxury choices.

Achilleas Hotel

The Achilleas Hotel in AthensThe Achilleas Hotel

Totally renovated in 2019 and reasonably priced, this 3-star hotel has 35 rooms and suites and is very close to Syntagma Square and its metro station, so a great location and good value. All rooms are large and clean, have en suite facilities, air-conditioning, fridge, satellite TV and telephones.

Address: Lekka 21
achilleashotel.gr

Andromeda Suites and Apartments

Andromeda Suites and Apartments in AthensAndromeda Suites and Apartments

Situated in a quiet street next to the American Embassy, this luxury hotel is aimed at the business traveller, with computers and fax machines available on request. It was one of the first boutique-style hotels in Athens and has maintained its standards despite the ever-increasing competition. It’s about a 7-minute walk from the nearest metro station, Megaro Moussikis, which is on the direct line to Athens International Airport.

Address: Timoleondos Vassou 22
andromeda-suites.gr

Athens Cypria Hotel

The Athens Cypria HotelThe Athens Cypria Hotel

Just off the pedestrianised Ermou shopping street and a 5-minute walk from Syntagma Square, the 4-star Athens Cypria is an excellent mid-range choice on both price and location. Many of its 71 rooms have balconies, and some on the upper floors have Acropolis views – so ask for one when booking. All rooms have TV, phone, mini-bar and internet access, and some luxury rooms have Jacuzzis too.

Address: Diomias 5
athenscypria.com

Attalos Hotel

View of the Acropolis from the roof garden of the Attalos Hotel in AthensView of the Acropolis from the roof garden of the Attalos Hotel in Athens

This is our favourite of the more moderately-priced hotels in Athens. It’s an unpretentious and friendly 3-star hotel, less than a 5-minute walk from Monastiraki Square. The metro station at Monastiraki has direct connections to both Piraeus and to Athens International Airport. The Attalos has a lovely roof garden with views of the Acropolis. They have rooms for from one-to-four people, and some have balconies, making it a good budget choice for people who are sharing.

Address: Athinas 29
attaloshotel.com

Grande Bretagne

The Grand Bretagne Hotel in AthensThe Grand Bretagne Hotel

The 5-star Grande Bretagne is Athens's landmark hotel, where the guest register reads like a roll-call of history. It's right on Syntagma Square and features include marbled interiors, swimming pool, spa, top restaurants, city views, and impeccable service. Its 58 suites come with personal butler service.

Address: Plateía Syntagma
marriott.com

King George Palace

The King George Palace Hotel in AthensThe King George Palace Hotel in Athens

The King George Palace rivals its neighbour the Grande Bretagne as one of the city's top hotels. It has all the top class facilities you would expect, including the acclaimed Tudor Hall Restaurant, T-Palace bar and Palace Spa.

Address: Plateia Syntagma
marriott.com

Periscope

The Periscope Hotel in AthensThe Periscope Hotel

The super-stylish designer Periscope hotel does indeed have a periscope in the lobby along with other eye-catching features like a rooftop Jacuzzi in the penthouse suite. Rooms are ultra-contemporary with music, DVDs, high-speed internet and all modern facilities. It’s a short walk from Kolonaki Square and from several of Athens’s best museums.

Address: Haritos 22
yeshotels.gr

St George Lycabettus

The St George Lycabettos Hotel in AthensThe St George Lycabettos Hotel

One of the most distinctive hotels in the city, this 5-star boutique hotel is at the foot of Mount Lycabettos and its rooms and rooftop have views towards the Acropolis. There are 154 rooms but the personal service in this family-owned hotel make it feel much smaller and more intimate. The art displays around the hotel are another special feature, and there’s also a rooftop pool.

Address: Kleomenous 2
sgl.gr

Stratos Vassilikos

The Stratos Vassilikos Hotel in AthensThe Stratos Vassilikos Hotel

The Stratos Vassilikos is part of a small, select chain of hotels, slightly out of the centre in the embassy and business district, but a place with superb standards, fresh flowers, a fitness centre with sauna and hammam, newspaper and free wireless internet in all rooms, an atrium restaurant and bar – a delightful place to stay.

Address: Michalakopoulou 114
airotel.gr

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