Athens Offers a Wide Variety of Hotels, Catering to All Tastes, Preferences

In all cases you can be sure of the best service and hospitality, with special attention to details which will make your stay more pleasant and enjoyable. All hotels in Athens have air condition, and most have parking facilities if you have rented a car. Exceptional views, gourmet restaurants, relaxing bars, swimming pools and spas are included in some. Prices vary depending on location and season and interesting offers are often available. Famous for their warmth and hospitality, Athens hotels provide excellent service and the personnel will happily suggest ways of meeting all your expectations and answering your questions. At the reception desk  you will be provided with  all the necessary information about sightseeing and tours, expert advice on shopping and restaurants or any other topic of interest

Hilton Athens is a landmark of the city and one of the most prestigious hotels. Grande Bretagne is a destination in itself and many international celebrities have stayed at this legendary hotel,    St. George Lycabettus is located in Kolonaki and has been a landmark of Greek hospitality for many years,  five-star deluxe hotel NJV Athens Plaza is situated right on Syntagma Square,  Astir Palace  at the high end suburb of Vouliagmeni on the Athenian Riviera, offers a lifestyle and gourmet experience, Sofitel, at Athens airport,  combines French savoir vivre with Greek hospitality, Cape Sounio Grecotel Exclusive Resort combines romance with luxury, King George hotel on Syntagma Square offers an unforgettable experience of timeless class, Intercontinental Athenaeum on Syngrou Avenue is a well known conference center, Holiday Inn Athens is conveniently close to the international airport, ideal for stopovers between flights.


Multi awarded Athenaeum Intercontinental Athens is a landmark on Syngrou Avenue, quite close to the city center, with 483 luxury rooms and 60 suites, 18 of which on the floors of Club Intercontinental. All rooms are equipped with modern amenities, specially designed for guests demands. The new Deluxe rooms and suites, with high quality standards, combine geometrical forms with soft lines, neutral with vivid colors and selected materials like wool and velvet with leather and suede. Stylish furnishings and works of contemporary Greek art specifically chosen for each room, compose a unique atmosphere. Conferences are often held in the hotel, in spacious, expertly planned halls. Toque D'or awarded Premiere Restaurant and Lounge Bar on the 10th floor, elegant Cafezoe, and cozy Caf?-- Vienna Tea Lounge on the Lobby level, are ideal for business dinners and meetings, or for a pleasant break with friends. Guests can enjoy beauty and holistic treatments the I- Spa or exercise at the Technogym.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: A favorite hotel with visiting businessmen and a well known conference center

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Holiday Inn Athens is a new 5 star hotel, situated on Attica Avenue and only 10 km away from the international airport, perfect for corporate travelers and also for visitors who are stopping over between flights. Ideal also for visitors visiting Athens on business, as it is close to all the major exhibition centers. Comfortable and quiet rooms with all the amenities a high end hotel provides and the convenient airport shuttle bus, make your stay extra pleasurable. Dine in style at the Ruby restaurant, with a creative and healthy menu, and relax enjoying the romantic atmosphere at the Golden Bar. After a tiring day a revitalizing dip in the pool followed by a massage will refuel your energy.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: Close to the international airport, ideal for corporate travelers or for stopping between flights

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Sofitel is the nearest hotel to Athens airport, actually its one of the first things arriving visitors see. This modern and luxurious five star hotel is just a few steps from the arrivals and combines French savoir vivre with Greek hospitality. Modern surroundings, impeccable organization and the latest technological are the main features of this strategically placed hotel with 345 rooms. Ideal for business meetings, and conferences, but also for relaxing moments at the Artemis bar with its library near the piano, the gourmet restaurant Karavi on the 9th floor with a spectacular view and the 24 hour Mesoghaia restaurant, which are designed to offer warm hospitality and friendly atmosphere.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: Conveniently situated right acroos the Athens airport, with an excellent gourmet restaurant on the roof

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A central and luxurious hotel, with 154 rooms and suites, designed to satisfy the needs of even the most demanding visitors, St. George Lycabettus is located in Kolonaki and has been a landmark of Greek hospitality for many years. With a remarkable view of the Acropolis and a panorama encompassing the whole city, in particular from the Grand Balcon gourmet restaurant on the top floor, the hotel is designed in a modern style, offering a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Attractive features include the Frame bar restaurant open during the summer, Tony¢s bar and the pool summer bar on the 7th floor. The art gallery hosts permanent and temporary exhibitions of Greek and foreign artists. Sensia Spa and gym studio caters to guests¢ well being and relaxation and the outdoor swimming pool is ideal for a cool refreshing dip in the summer heat.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: Situated in the high end neighborhood of Kolonaki, with a stunning view of the city

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Five-star deluxe hotel NJV Athens Plaza is situated right on Syntagma Square, in the heart of Athens, opposite the Parliament and very close to Plaka, archeological sites and museums, with the upscale shopping district of Kolonaki at a short distance. Popular with visitors and also Athenians who often choose the exclusive Explorers Lounge as a downtown meeting point or the Parliament restaurant for unique traditional Greek dishes. The hotel features 159 spacious guestrooms and 23 luxurious suites, individually designed with special attention to quality and detail. Conferences and banquets are frequently held in the spacious, specially planned spaces, which offer all necessary amenities and equipment.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: Right on central Syntagma square, close to all the major sightseeing spots and with elegant style

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Hilton Athens is a landmark of the city and one of the most prestigious hotels. With over 500 rooms and great views, the hotel is a favorite with businessmen who appreciate the perfect organization, which includes a fully equipped Business Center and 22 meeting rooms. Four restaurants and two bars offer the ideal atmosphere for dining and meeting friends, whilst enjoying the excellent cuisine and the sophisticated style. For traditional, understated elegance nothing beats the Byzantino cafe and restaurant, a favorite spot for many Athenians. In the summer months, the large outdoor pool is perfect for cooling off, followed by a light lunch. Hiltonia Spa is considered one of the best health clubs in town, offering pampering and relaxation, with a wide selection of beauty treatments. Art also plays an important role at the Athens Hilton, which incorporates works of art as part of the decoration and often hosts exhibitions of artists from Greece and other countries. 46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue tel. 210 7281000

Recommended for Best Hotels because: A landmark in Athens, with four restaurants and two bars, with sophisticated style

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Grande Bretagne is a destination in itself and many international celebrities have stayed at this legendary hotel, which has held a primary role in the city¢s life for over 150 years. Attention to details, genteel comfort, impeccable service have earned the hotel its international acclaim. Deluxe suites with individual style, banquet rooms, and all modern comforts make this hotel ideal for business travelers, couples and families. The GB Corner, the Winter Garden, the Roof Garden and the famous Alexander bar are considered some of the best spots in Athens for drinks and eating out. The GB Spa and fitness centre offers beauty treatments, massages, aromatherapy, saunas and a relaxing indoor pool.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: All time classic elegance combines with excellent service and aristocratic atmosphere

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At Astir Palace Resort situated on a unique spot of the Attica coast, at Vouliagmeni, you can experience mainland Greece at its very best. Vouliagmeni has long been the summer playground for elegant Athenians, with its luxurious boutiques, beautiful restaurants and vibrant cafes. Sprawling across 75 acres of sun drenched gardens on a pine dotted peninsula, the Astir Palace Resort commands the most magical destination in the Saronic Gulf. Voted among the top 20 resorts in Europe, the resort complex includes endless recreational facilities, luxury accommodation and fabulous gourmet dining options. The resort complex includes two hotels - Arion, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa and The Westin Athens. The 162 stylish guest rooms all of which have a private balcony to enjoy the stunning views of the ocean, boast a clean, contemporary style and are finished in a cool, soothing color palette.Thy mythical atmosphere of Arion Resort & Spa is enhanced by the contemporary environment and the impressive view of the Saronic gulf. Rooms and suites have creative touches which are pleasing to the senses. The unique characteristic of Astir Palace, the welcoming bungalows offer absolute privacy and privileged service. You can enjoy Greek tastes with delicious traditional recipes, fresh Mediterranean aromas and renowned Japanese delicacies at Matsuhisa Athens by chef Nobu. All the restaurants offer a superb view of the sea which accompanies your gastronomic experience. Even if you're not staying at the hotel, you'll be welcome to experience the bars, restaurants and lounges here. Enjoy a romantic dinner in the patio of the world famous Matsuhisa Athens by Nobu restaurant or a more relaxed coffee or cocktail at the poolside bar.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: Elegance and luxury on the Athens Riviera of Vouliagmeni in a glamorous style

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The King George, a Luxury Collection hotel is located in the very center of Athens since 1930 and is an enchanting boutique hotel, which has hosted many celebrities and well known personalities. The hotel has 59 rooms, 43 suites and spectacular views of the city and the Parthenon, this historical residence offers the unique experience of a Penthouse Suite with private outdoor pool, overlooking the renowned Acropolis of Athens. The Tudor Hall Restaurant and Lounge on the 7th floor, with neoclassical decor, serves modern Greek cuisine and signature cocktails and offer a panoramic view. Attention to detail, excellent expertise and high quality service, make this hotel an unforgettable destination.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: Elegant and luxurious, situated in the center of Athens, with an exclusive atmosphere

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A corner of paradise awaits visitors to mythical Grecotel Cape Sounio resort, in one of the most enchanting locations in Attica, with a stunning view of the Aegean sea and the temple of Poseidon. 154 elegant villas blend into the natural surroundings, creating a magical scenery. The facilities include the Spa with ayurveda treatments, fitness centre, open air and indoor swimming pools, two private beaches, yachting, water sports, conference centre. Grecoland is a special playground for children with exciting activities. The unique Villa Mystique is designed to provide ultimate luxury in a secluded environment, ideal for jetsetters who value their privacy. Yali restaurant, Aegean Grill, So Oriental, Cavo Kolones with Cretan delicacies and Cape Sounio restaurant offer guests a varied experience of outstanding cuisine.

Recommended for Best Hotels because: A corner of paradise close to the temple of Poseidon on Sounion

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