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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 (1,828 reviews)

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

£130
Athens Status Suites
Athens Status Suites

28 Petraki Str., Athens 10563

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4.2 out of 5 (273 reviews)

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

£65
Nefeli Hotel
Nefeli Hotel

Hatzimichali 2 & Iperidou 16, Plaka, Athens 10558

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3.6 out of 5 (224 reviews)

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

£34
Athos
Athos

3 Patroou Street, Plaka Area., Athens 10557

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3.9 out of 5 (97 reviews)

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

£34
Athens Gate Hotel
Athens Gate Hotel

10 Syngrou Avenue, Athens 11742

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4.6 out of 5 (2,236 reviews)

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

£73
Divani Palace Acropolis
Divani Palace Acropolis

19 25 Parthenonos St, Athens 11742

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3.9 out of 5 (936 reviews)

Located in Anafiotika, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, Acropolis Museum, an …

£78
St George Lycabettus Hotel
St George Lycabettus Hotel

Kleomenous 2, Kolonaki, Athens 106 75

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3.8 out of 5 (454 reviews)

This chic hotel lies in the exclusive shopping, business, and entertainment district of Kolonaki with extensive views to both …

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Hilton Athens
Hilton Athens

46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens 11528

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4.3 out of 5 (706 reviews)

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

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Best Western My Athens Hotel
Best Western My Athens Hotel

3 Keramikou & Zinonos Str., Athens 10437

3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (271 reviews)

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Omonia Square, Ancient Agora, and Monastiraki Flea …

£32
Novotel Athenes
Novotel Athenes

4-6 Michail Voda Street, Athens 10439

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4 out of 5 (938 reviews)

This family-friendly Athens hotel is located in the historical district, within a 10-minute walk of National Technical …

£57
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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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