Best classic hotels in Athens: Accommodation with history
10 Amalias Str., Τ. 210 6072000, www.amaliahotelathens.gr
At a very central point, a breath away from Syntagma Square and the Roman Agora, it is a member of one of the oldest hotel groups in Greece, starting its operation in the 1960s. Designed in simple lines and earthy colors, modern amenities and 97 spacious and luxurious rooms with plenty of natural light guarantees the best service and stay! Highlight: It is awarded with the Green Key ecological award, sealing the group’s efforts to protect the environment with the use of such products and technologies. From €130.
89-93 Sygrou Ave., Τ. 210 9206000, www.athenaeum intercontinentalathens.com
The 5* InterContinental has a modern infrastructure and state of the art services. It is distinguished for its impeccable service and minimal luxury of its 553 rooms, as well as the Première Restaurant on the terrace, the award-winning Cafézoe, the Café Vienna and Bistrot Vienna, as well as the unique Tobar. Highlight: Its ground floor pool and the value for money spa. From €200.
385 Sygrou Αve., T. 210 9471000, www.chandris.gr
Just a 15-minute drive from the historic center and overlooking the Acropolis and the Saronic gulf, Metropolitan makes a difference in hospitality. Its 374 rooms –including 10 suites, 14 executive and a unique penthouse suite– are characterized by luxury, view and comfort. Highlights: The Le Trocadero, the Atrium café and the summer Le Veranda, with Greek, French and international flavors. From €180.
The Athenian Callirhoe Exclusive Hotel
32 Kallirrois Ave. & Petmeza Str., Τ. 210 9215353, www.tac.gr
Within walking distance from many points of interest in the city center, it welcomes its guests under its modern and luxurious roof, which includes 84 modern aesthetic rooms and a highly impressive lobby. Highlight: The excellent Callirhoe VIP restaurant, on the 8th floor, offering Mediterranean and international cuisine and stunning view of the Acropolis and Lycabettus! From €97.
14 Chalkokondili str. & 28th Octovriou Str., Metaxourgio, Τ. 210 3320100, www.melia.com
Within walking distance of the city’s attractions, the 4* Melia offers its guests all the comforts that guarantee warm hospitality. Its 136 rooms are distinguished for their view and high aesthetics, while the Vivendo restaurant, the bar and café Mondo are ideal for relaxing. Highlights: The Sky Lounge Rooftop Dining Bar overlooking the Acropolis and Lycabettus (open during the summer months) and the outdoor pool with hot tub and bar! From €120.
52 Eleftheriou Venizelou, (Panepistimiou) Str. , Τ. 210 3326000, www.titania.gr
In close proximity to Omonia Square, Titania is a timeless proposal of hospitality in the center. The impressive lobby with Pentelic marble and the mosaics with ancient Greek images exude a classy style. This year the revamp of floors 5-10 was completed, as well as that of Olive Garden restaurant. Highlight: The award-winning gourmet restaurant Olive Garden, on the roof garden, with stunning view of the Lycabettus hill, the Acropolis and the Parthenon! From €60.