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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 (2,197 reviews)

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

£72
Royal Olympic Hotel
Royal Olympic Hotel

28-34 Athanasiou Diakou Str, Athens 117 43

5.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,031 reviews)

This luxury Athens hotel is located just in front of the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Acropolis. Recently refurnished offers a …

£79
Electra Palace Athens
Electra Palace Athens

18 - 20 N Nikodimou Street, Athens 105 57

5.0 out of 5.0

Set in the district of Plaka on a quiet side street, this Athens hotel is near the new Acropolis Museum, Zappeion Exhibitio …

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O&B Athens Boutique Hotel
O&B Athens Boutique Hotel

7 Leokoriou Street, Athens 10554

4.0 out of 5.0

Located in the historic heart of Athens, this boutique hotel is a 3-minute walk from Ancient Agora and a 10-minute walk fro …

£92
Amalia Hotel Athens
Amalia Hotel Athens

10 Amalias Avenue, Athens 10557

4.0 out of 5.0

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

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Pi Athens
Pi Athens

4 Fokianou St., Athens 11635

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Panathenaic Stadium and Zappeion Hall. Benaki Museu …

£49
Plaka Hotel
Plaka Hotel

7, Kapnikareas & Mitropoleos St, Athens 10556

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,159 reviews)

This family-friendly Athens hotel is located in the historical district, within a 15-minute walk of Ancient Agora, Hellenic …

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New Hotel
New Hotel

16 Filellinon St, Syntagma, Athens 105 57

5.0 out of 5.0

Located in Athens City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of St Paul's Anglican Church and Syntagma Square …

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Airotel Parthenon
Airotel Parthenon

6 Makri Street, Athens 11742

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,067 reviews)

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

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Herodion Athens
Herodion Athens

4 Rovertou Galli Street, Athens 11742

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,331 reviews)

This hotel overlooks the ancient Acropolis, and just steps to Acropolis Museum. Located near many of Athens' ancient sites, …

£73

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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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