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Electra Palace Athens
Electra Palace Athens

18 - 20 N Nikodimou Street, Athens 105 57

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4.5 out of 5 (1,685 reviews)

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

£157
Athens Status Suites
Athens Status Suites

28 Petraki Str., Athens 10563

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4.2 out of 5 (227 reviews)

Located in Plaka, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Athens Gallery, Roman Agora, and Syntagma Square. Hellenic …

£116
Athos
Athos

3 Patroou Street, Plaka Area., Athens 10557

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3.9 out of 5 (82 reviews)

Located in Plaka, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Athens Gallery, Roman Agora, and Syntagma Square. Hellenic …

£69
Sofitel Athens Airport
Sofitel Athens Airport

Athens International Airport, Spata-Artemida 19019

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4.5 out of 5 (2,556 reviews)

This eight-story hotel connected to the Athens International Airport features a modern, white exterior and is near the …

£139
Divani Caravel
Divani Caravel

2, Vas. Alexandrou Avenue, Athens 16121

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4.3 out of 5 (418 reviews)

This family-friendly Athens hotel is located in the business district, within a 15-minute walk of Athens War Museum, Benaki …

£106
Mare Nostrum Hotel Club Thalasso
Mare Nostrum Hotel Club Thalasso

Vravronos Avenue, Markopoulo Mesogaias 19003

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3.5 out of 5 (420 reviews)

Located in Markopoulo Mesogaias, this beachfront resort is connected to the airport and within 12 mi (20 km) of Metropolita …

£83
Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens
Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

1 Vasileos Georgiou A' str., Athens 105 64

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4.6 out of 5 (274 reviews)

Built as a palace in 1862 and known as the “Royal Box,” this Athens hotel on Syntagma Square is adjacent to the Parliament …

£282
Electra Hotel Athens
Electra Hotel Athens

5 Ermou Street, Athens 10563

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4.2 out of 5 (667 reviews)

Modern hotel located in the center of Athens, close to Plaka, Monastiraki, and 0.3 km (0.2 mi) fromMetropolis Greek Orthodo …

£115
Hilton Athens
Hilton Athens

46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens 11528

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4.3 out of 5 (688 reviews)

Modern hotel situated in a prime location overlooking the Acropolis Hill and the city of Athens, near Art Gallery, Music Hall …

£170
King George, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens
King George, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

3 Vasileos Georgiou A' Street, Athens 10564

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4.6 out of 5 (258 reviews)

This family-friendly Athens hotel is located in the historical district, steps from Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Hellenic …

£265
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Pocket Guide: Athens 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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