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Electra Palace Hotel

Location is VERY important when choosing a hotel in Athens. I recommend being in or near the Plaka because you will be able to walk to just about all the important sites and entertainment areas of Athens. The hotels listed towards the top of each section are within walking distance of the Acropolis, Monastiraki, Syntagma, Makrigianni-Koukaki and all the shopping and restaurant and cafe areas. As you go down the list you get further away from the historical center of the city and prices get lower(in many cases) but then you need to use the metro, taxis and the buses. So in other words they are listed in order of location with the best at the top and the worst towards the bottom. I recommend women and families stick to the hotels in the upper sections. For more information on where to stay see the hotels page in my Athens Survival Guide. Hotels are listed starting with my favorites (with photo) and then by category from highest(5-star) to lowest. In case you are wondering the above photo is the Electra Palace

Some people don't like to stay in cities and so I also have a Beach, Airport and Suburban Hotels Page. If you want to be able to get into Athens for a day and see the important sites then I suggest staying in Kifissia or in the coastal towns of Voula, Vouliagmeni, Glyfada and Faliron. You can Click here for Kifissia, Beach and Pireaus Hotels. For those looking for apartments in Athens you can find them on my Athens Apartments page. If you are looking for very cheap hotels and hostels see Cheap Hotels and Youth Hostels. Please note that the hotels booked through Booking.com only give me a commission if you book it now. So if you are not ready to book either save that hotel to your favorite places or come back to this page again when you are ready to book. Or if it has free cancellation book it now and if you change your mind later cancel it and book another to help support these websites.

Matt's Favorite Athens Hotels

Hotel Attalos
The Attalos Hotel

Monastiraki

Electra Palace Hotel pool
Electra Palace

Plaka

Grande Bretagne Hotel
The Grande Bretagne

Syntagma

Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens
Royal Olympic Hotel

Makrigianni 

Hera Hotel
Hera Hotel

Makrigianni

Electra Metropolis Hotel
Electra Metropolis

Syntagma

Herodion Hotel
Herodion Hotel

Makrigianni

Hotel Central
Hotel Central

Plaka

Saint George Lycabettos Hotel
St Georges Lycabettus

Kolonaki

Athens was Acropolis View
Athens Was Hotel

Makrigianni

Athens Gate Hotel
Athens Gate Hotel

Makrigianni

Athens Hilton
Athens Hilton

Ilissia

Athens Cypria Hotel
Athens Cypria Hotel

Syntagma/Plaka

King George Hotel
King George Hotel

Syntagma

Amalia Hotel
Amalia Hotel

Near Syntagma 

Electra Hotel
Electra Hotel

Near Syntagma

Hotel Plaka
Hotel Plaka

Monastiraki actually

Best Western Hotel Amazon-Athens
Best Western Amazon Hotel

 
Plaka

Arion Hotel, Athens
Arion Hotel

Monastiraki/Psiri

Golden Age Hotel
Golden Age Hotel

Illissia (Near Hilton)

Hotel Adrian
Hotel Adrian

Monastiraki

Athens Plaza Hotel
The Athens Plaza

Syntagma 

Divani Acropolis
Divani Acropolis

Makrigianni

Ochre and Brown Hotel
Ochre & Brown Boutique Hotel

Psiri

Adonis Hotel, Athens
Hotel Adonis

Plaka 

Acropolis Select
Acropolis Select Hotel

Makrianni-Koukaki

Fresh Hotel, Athens
Fresh Hotel

Central Market/Psiri

Philippos Hotel
Philippos Hotel

Makrigianni

Airotel Parthenon Hotel
Parthenon Hotel

Makrigianni

Titania Hotel
Titania Hotel
Downtown

Astor Hotel
Astor Hotel

Syntagma

Athenian Callirhoe Hotel
Athenian Callirhoe Exclusive

Makrigianni

Atheaeum Grand Hotel
Athenaeum Grand Hotel

Syngrou-Fix

Inn Athens
Inn Athens

Syntagma

Coco-mat Hotel
Coco-mat Athens BC

Makrigianni

Hellenic Hospitality House
Hellenic Hospitality House

Downtown

Delice Hotel Apartments
Delice Hotel Apartments

Illissia (Near Hilton)

Perianth Hotel
Perianth Hotel

Syntagma

AP Acropolis View Apartments
AP Acropolis View Apartments

Psyri

Nin & Bau Hotel
Nin&Bau Sarri 2

Psiri


Editor Hotel

Monastiraki


Adams Hotel

Plaka

Athens City Circus
Athens City Circus

Psiri

Live in Athens Apartments
Live in Athens Apartments

Psiri

Hotel Kimon
Hotel Kimon

Plaka


COCO-MAT Athens Jumelle

Kolonaki


Hotel Phaedra
Plaka


Evripides Hotel
Psiri

Athens Hub Hostel
Athens Hub Hostel

Psiri

Bedbox Hostel
Bedbox Hostel

Psiri

Victory Inn, Kypseli
Victory Inn

Kypseli

More Suggested Athens Hotels

Luxury Hotels (5-Star)

New Hotel
Near Syntagma

Grand Hyatt Athens
Syngrou

Periscope Lux Hotel
Kolonaki

The above are all in very good locations in or around the Plaka within walking distance of just about everything. Below are a mile or so away from the Plaka but may be near metro stations or trolley and can be cheaper.

Radisson Blu Park Hotel Athens
Patission

Divani Caravel Hotel
Illissia (Near Hilton)

Athens Marriott Hotel
Syngrou (Far)

Crown Plaza Athens City Center
Illissia (Near Hilton)

Holiday Suites
Illissia (Near Hilton)

Wyndham Grande Athens
Metaxourgio

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A Category Hotels (4-Star)

Coco-Mat Hotel
Kolonaki

Melia Athens
Patission/Exarchia

Athens Status Suites
Syntagma

The above are all in very good locations in or around the Plaka within walking distance of just about everything. Below are around Omonia, Metaxourgio, and beyond but are near metro stations or trolley and can be cheaper

Ilissos Hotel
Koukaki

Athens Atrium Hotel & Suites
Nea Smyrni

President Hotel
Ambelokipi

Polis Grande Hotel
Beyond Omonia

Zafolia Hotel
Alexandras Ave

Airotel Alexandros
Ambelokipi

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B Category Hotels (3-Star)

Athens Market Portrait Hotel
Central Market

Acropolis Museum Hotel
Makrigianni

Hermes Hotel
Plaka

Arethusa Hotel
Syntagma/Plaka

Hotel Achilleas
Central Market/Ermou

Niki Hotel
Plaka

Pan Hotel
Plaka

Acropolis Hill Hotel
Makrigianni

Athens Center Square
Psiri/Central Market

Gaia Athens
Psiri

Acropolis View
Koukaki

Andromida Suites
Ambelokipi

The above are all in very good locations in or around the Plaka within walking distance of just about everything. Below are around Omonia, Metaxourgio, and beyond but are near metro stations or trolley and can be cheaper

Crystal City Hotel
Metaxourgeio

Minoa Hotel
Metaxourgeio

Centrotel
Way Beyond Omonia

Jason Inn
Psiri

Best Western Hotel Museum
Exarchia

Parnon Hotel
Beyond Omonia

C Category Hotels (2-Star)

Acropolis View Hotel
Makrigianni-Koukaki

Pella Inn
Monastiraki

Hotel Nefeli
Plaka 

Acropolis House
Plaka

Myrto Hotel
Plaka

Zappion Hotel
Pagrati

Carolina Hotel
Downtown

Metropolis Hotel
Plaka 

Hotel Athos
Plaka

The above are all in very good locations in or around the Plaka within walking distance of just about everything. Below are around Omonia, Metaxourgio, and beyond but are near metro stations or trolley and can be cheaper

Diros Hotel
Omonia

Economy Hotel
Omonia/Psiri

Cosmos Hotel
Metaxourgeio

Dryades Hotel
Exarchia

Viena Hotel
Metaxourgeio/Omonia

Nicola Hotel
Kypseli

Athens City Hotel
Patission/Beyond Omonia

Exis Hotel
Patission/Beyond Omonia

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Apartments, Rooms, Homes and other...

Athens Luxury Apartments
Ambelokipi & Pangrati

Kerameikos Boutique Apartment
Psiri-Kerameikos

Acropolis View Luxury Apartment
Psiri

Suitas
Monastiraki

Star Acropolis Apartment
Makrigianni-Acropolis

Nakos Luxury Apartment
Makrigianni-Acropolis

For more apartments in Athens see my Athens Apartments page

Youth Hostels and Really Low Budget

Safestay Athens
Monastiraki/Psiri

Hotel Tempi
Monastiraki

Athens Studios
Makrigianni

Pagration Youth Hostel
Vyronas

Bedway Hostel
Neos Kosmos

Athens Backpackers
Makrigianni

Athens Quinta
Exarchia

Nubian Hostel
Exarchia

Iconic Athens Hostel
Gazi

See also Cheap Hotels and Youth Hostels

Helpful Athens Hotel Information

Please note that the hotels booked through Booking.com only give me a commission if you book it now. So if you are not ready to book either save that hotel to your favorite places or come back to this page again when you are ready to book to help support these websites. You can find hotels in Athens by location, price, whether or not it has a swimming pool, and see photos and reviews by using this link to booking.com. Excellent prices and many hotels you can book and then cancel with no cancellation fee. For those who want to book without using a travel agency this is the best way to do it.

Confused? Overwhelmed? Want me to help you find a hotel? See my Hotel Booking Assistance Page

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If you have an early flight you don't need to stay near the airport. Traffic is light in the morning and you can be there from central Athens in 30 minutes. If you have an early ferry there is no reason to stay in Pireaus either. From Monastiraki metro station you can be in the port of Pireaus in 15 minutes.

See also Kifissia, Beach and Pireaus Hotels if you don't want to be in the center of Athens

See
Matt Barrett's Athens Survival Guide for more information on hotels and booking.
(
Click here to go directly to the hotels page)

Stay on an Island Near Athens

The islands of Aegina, Angistri and Poros are close enough to Athens so that you can stay there and do a day trip into the city and be home in time for a swim before dinner. Agia Marina in Aegina is less than half an hour from Pireaus by Flying Dolphin. So if you don't think you want to be in the city but you still want to see the city be sure to see Hotels in the Saronic Islands. Check also Corinth and Isthmia in the Peloponessos section which is only about an hour away from Athens. You can even stay on the island of Kea and do daytrips into Athens. It's an hour ferry ride to Lavrion and then an hour by car or taxi or an hour and a half by bus to Athens. You can even see Athens from Hydra if you use the Flying Dolphins or highspeed catamaras but it is not something you will want to do every day because it gets expensive.

You can e-mail me for specific hotel needs and recommendations.

For transportation to your hotel from the airport I recommend George the Famous Taxi Driver of Athens who can also take you around the city for day tours as well as day-tours and overnight trips around the mainland.

  

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