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Athens Gate Hotel
Athens Gate Hotel

10 Syngrou Avenue, Athens 11742

4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (2,268 reviews)

The Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Arch are directly across from this hotel, ideally located in Athens' historic district. Th …

£80
Amalia Hotel Athens
Amalia Hotel Athens

10 Amalias Avenue, Athens 10557

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (1,184 reviews)

Located in Athens City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is steps from Athens National Garden and Syntagma Square. Hellenic …

£84
Airotel Parthenon
Airotel Parthenon

6 Makri Street, Athens 11742

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,120 reviews)

Centrally located in Plaka, the ancient city of Athens, this 7-floor hotel is within walking distance of the famous Acropolis …

£57
Arethusa Hotel
Arethusa Hotel

6-8 Mitropoleos and 12 Nikis Street, Athens 10563

3.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (421 reviews)

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens and Syntagma Square …

£51
Central Athens Hotel
Central Athens Hotel

Apollonos 21, Athens 10557

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (876 reviews)

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens and Roman Agora. …

£62
Attalos Hotel
Attalos Hotel

Athinas Street 29, Athens 10554

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (875 reviews)

Located in Monastiraki, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Athens Central Market and Monastiraki Flea Market. Roman Agor …

£42
NJV Athens Plaza Hotel
NJV Athens Plaza Hotel

2, Vasileos Georgiou A’ str, Athens 10564

5.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (429 reviews)

This modern hotel is located on Athens' Syntagma Square in the historical district adjacent to the Parliament building and …

£122
Plaka Hotel
Plaka Hotel

7, Kapnikareas & Mitropoleos St, Athens 10556

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,215 reviews)

This family-friendly Athens hotel is located in the historical district, just steps from Athens Gallery and Roman Agora. …

£76
Best Western Candia Hotel
Best Western Candia Hotel

40 Diligianni Street, Athens 10438

4.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (139 reviews)

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Hymettus and National Archaeological Museum of Athens …

£37
Hotel Diethnes
Hotel Diethnes

Peoniou 52 Larisis Station, Athens 10440

2.0 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (191 reviews)

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Hellenic Motor Museum and National Archaeological …

£30

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Pocket Guide: Athens City Centre

Visiting Athens

History buffs will enjoy a visit to Athens and visitors are sure to appreciate the museums and monuments. Visitors who journey to this welcoming, walkable city can discover its restaurants, shopping, and cafés. Top attractions include Hellenic Parliament and Syntagma Square.
  • There are 167 Athens hotels
  • June is the most expensive month to travel here, while January tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos), 12 mi (19.3 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Athens

  • Known for its museums, theatres, and art, including cultural attractions such as Acropolis Museum, Benaki Museum, and National Archaeological Museum of Athens
  • Its historic sites and monuments are notable and landmarks to visit include Syntagma Square, Roman Agora, and Ancient Agora
  • Filopappos Hill, Mount Lycabettus, and Athens National Garden are just some of the places to enjoy the area's natural beauty
  • Shopping is a highlight of the area, so enjoy some retail therapy at Monastiraki Flea Market, Karytsi Square, and Athens Central Market
  • Everyone—not just sports fans—will find lots of reasons to cheer at a game or event at Panathenaic Stadium, Apostolos Nikolaidis Stadium, or Athens Olympic Stadium
Athens is adjacent to Vyronas. Popular sights in the area include Hellenic Parliament and Acropolis.

Getting around Athens

With transportation options aplenty, seeing Athens is easy. Take advantage of metro transit at Panepistimio Station, Syntagma Station, or Omonoia Station. To explore the surrounding area, jump aboard a train at Athens Thiseio Station or Athens Central Station.

Staying in Athens

In Athens, you'll find 167 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, making it easy to plan your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable price:
  • 144 hotels, ranging from GBP 17/night to GBP 301/night
  • 8 aparthotels, ranging from GBP 67/night to GBP 196/night
  • 7 apartments, ranging from GBP 56/night to GBP 143/night
  • 5 hostels, ranging from GBP 18/night to GBP 38/night
Consider one of these top-rated, larger hotels for your family trip or any other travel plans:
  • Athens Gate Hotel, averaging GBP 167.28/night
  • Electra Palace Athens, averaging GBP 198.12/night
You might like one of these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay:
  • AthensWas, averaging GBP 178.65/night
  • AVA Hotel & Suites, averaging GBP 227.68/night
AthensWas, a 4-star favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 5 out of 5 user rating. Also highly rated by guests are AVA Hotel & Suites and Athens Gate Hotel.

Dressing for Athens

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 17°C during the day and 6°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 31°C, while the average at night is 9°C
  • July through September has daytime averages of 32°C with nighttime averages of 17°C
  • In October–December, you can expect daytime averages of 26°C and nighttime averages of 7°C
  • About 386 millimetres of rain falls on Athens each year
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