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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 …

£127
avg/night
Athens Status Suites
Athens Status Suites

28 Petraki Str., Athens 10563

4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Maria Callas Museum, Roman Agora, and Syntagma Square …

£75
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Athos
Athos

3 Patroou Street, Plaka Area., Athens 10557

2.0 out of 5.0

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Maria Callas Museum, Roman Agora, and Syntagma Square …

£41
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Royal Olympic Hotel
Royal Olympic Hotel

28-34 Athanasiou Diakou Str, Athens 117 43

5.0 out of 5.0

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

£88
avg/night
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 …

£83
avg/night
Centrotel
Centrotel

Paioniou 11a, Athens 10440

2.0 out of 5.0

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

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Piraeus Theoxenia Hotel
Piraeus Theoxenia Hotel

23 Karaoli & Dimitriou Street, Piraeus 18531

5.0 out of 5.0

This family-friendly Piraeus hotel is located in the historical district, within a 15-minute walk of Port of Piraeus and …

£55
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Holiday Inn Athens Attica Av. Airport West
Holiday Inn Athens Attica Av. Airport West

Attica Avenue 40.2 Km, Spata-Artemida 19002

5.0 out of 5.0

This family-friendly Spata-Artemida hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of McArthurGlen Designer Outlet and …

£90
avg/night
Metropolitan Hotel
Metropolitan Hotel

Leoforos Syngrou 385, Palaio Faliro 175 64

5.0 out of 5.0

Close to the resorts and beaches of the coastal strip, this suburban Athens hotel lies 5 km (3 miles) from Syntagma Square an …

£83
avg/night
Athenian Callirhoe Hotel
Athenian Callirhoe Hotel

32 Kallirrois Avenue & Petmeza, Athens 11743

4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, Acropolis, and …

£57
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Pocket Guide: Athens City Centre Plaka Hotels

Plaka is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the gardens, while others visit for the local theater. Hotels in Plaka provide a good starting point for sightseeing in and around the Athens area.

Sightseeing around Plaka

The area's storied past is told through the monuments and historic sites, while local museums and theaters add a sense of refinement. Museum of Greek Popular Musical Instruments, Pandora Art Gallery, and Maria Callas Museum feature a variety of exhibits. You can check out the local talent at Dora Stratou Greek Dances Theater, Technis Theater, and Pallas Theater. Church of Saint Nikolaos Rangavas, Roman Agora, and Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens are monuments worth a look. Church of Panagia Gorgoepikoos, Tower of the Winds, and Philomousou Etairias Square are some local landmarks. Athens Planetarium, Allou Fun Park, and Greek Reptile Centre will provide enjoyment for the whole family.

Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. Athens National Garden, Filopappos Hill, and Aristotle’s Lyceum are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. Surround yourself with nature at Mount Lycabettus, Koutouki Cave, and Glyfada Sea Turtle Rescue Centre. For retail therapy, consider Pandrossou Street Market, Karytsi Square, and Monastiraki Flea Market, and seek out the perfect souvenir. If you're looking for something else to do, head to Avissinias Square, Museum of Greek Gastronomy, and Athens Central Market.

Some of the area's most popular sights are Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, and Syntagma Square. You can also head to Athens Gallery, Centre of Folk Art and Tradition, and Athens University History Museum.

Getting around Plaka

Plaka is 12.1 miles (19.5 km) from the airport in Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos).

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