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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 (1,870 reviews)

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

£128
Hotel Acropolis House
Hotel Acropolis House

6-8 Kodrou Str., Athens 10558

2.0 out of 5.0

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Museum of Greek Folk Art, Roman Agora, and Syntagma …

£43
Athens Gate Hotel
Athens Gate Hotel
0.1 mi from Plaka
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (2,269 reviews)

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

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Airotel Parthenon
Airotel Parthenon
0.1 mi from Plaka
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
Amalia Hotel Athens
Amalia Hotel Athens
0.1 mi from Plaka
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (1,186 reviews)

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

£84
NJV Athens Plaza Hotel
NJV Athens Plaza Hotel
0.2 mi from Plaka
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 …

£121
Royal Olympic Hotel
Royal Olympic Hotel
0.2 mi from Plaka
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4.2 out of 5 (2,089 reviews)

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

£89
Herodion Athens
Herodion Athens
0.3 mi from Plaka
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4.4 out of 5 (1,386 reviews)

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

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O&B Athens Boutique Hotel
O&B Athens Boutique Hotel
0.3 mi from Plaka
4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (1,089 reviews)

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

£84
Wyndham Grand Athens
Wyndham Grand Athens
0.6 mi from Plaka
5.0 out of 5.0
5 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Modern hotel with imposing façade set in the historical centre of Athens, halfway between Metaxourgio and the old city of Plaka.

£64
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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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