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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 (1,915 reviews)

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

£162
Plaka Hotel
Plaka Hotel

7, Kapnikareas & Mitropoleos St, Athens 10556

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4.4 out of 5 (1,229 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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Athens Status Suites
Athens Status Suites

28 Petraki Str., Athens 10563

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4.3 out of 5 (299 reviews)

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens, Roman Agora, and …

£115
Athens La Strada
Athens La Strada

26 Petraki St., Athens 10563

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4.5 out of 5 (73 reviews)

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens, Roman Agora, and …

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Metropolis Hotel
Metropolis Hotel

46 Mitropoleos Street, Athens 10563

2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (219 reviews)

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens, Roman Agora, and …

£63
Central Athens Hotel
Central Athens Hotel

Apollonos 21, Athens 10557

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (902 reviews)

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens and Roman Agora. …

£85
Alice Inn Athens
Alice Inn Athens

Tsatsou 9, Athens 10558

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4.6 out of 5 (35 reviews)

Located in Athens City Centre, this boutique apartment is within a 5-minute walk of Hellenic Children’s Museum, Arch of …

£73
Hermes Hotel
Hermes Hotel

19 Apollonos Street, Plaka, Syntagma, Athens 10557

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4.3 out of 5 (563 reviews)

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

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Sweet Home Hotel
Sweet Home Hotel

Patroou 5 - Plaka, Athens 10557

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4.4 out of 5 (16 reviews)

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens, Roman Agora, and …

£85
Adrian Hotel
Adrian Hotel

74, Adrianou Street, Athens 105 56

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4 out of 5 (272 reviews)

Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is steps from Athens Gallery and Roman Agora. Ancient Agora and Monastiraki Flea …

£84
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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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