Our Favorite Hotels
• 5-Star Hotel: Grande Bretagne
• Boutique Hotel: AthensWas
• Cheap Hotel: Phaedra
• Family Hotel: Ava Hotel & Suites
• Hotel Pool: Hilton Athens
• View of Acropolis: Electra Palace
• Near Airport: Sofitel Athens Airport
• Near Piraeus Port: Triton Hotel
• Best Beach Resort: Four Seasons
Best Places to Stay in Athens
- Best Hotels in Athens
Hotel Grande Bretagne • King George Hotel • Four Seasons Astir Palace
- Best Boutique Hotels in Athens
AthensWas Hotel • Andronis Athens • Perianth Hotel
- Best Cheap Hotel in Athens
Hotel Phaedra • A for Athens • Athens Center Square
The 17 Best Places to Stay in Athens
All the hotels listed here are close to shops, bars, and restaurants, and are walking distance to all the top historical sites of central Athens.
1. O&B Boutique Hotel
Modern and stylish boutique hotel in the Psirri neighborhood, close to the Monastiraki Flea Market and Ancient Agora. Family Rooms and the Grand Suite each sleep four.
2. Andronis Athens
Great boutique hotel in Psirri near Monastiraki Square. Rooms and suites are distinctive in design and feature Cycladic cave-style bathrooms; many have in-room clawfoot tubs, some have balconies with great views.
3. Perianth Hotel
Excellent retro-modern boutique hotel near Monastiraki Square. Rooms are spacious and chic, with marble bathrooms and Nespresso machines; many have balconies. A small, stylish café lounge is located on the ground floor.
4. King George
Elegant 5-star hotel located right on Syntagma Square in central Athens. Majestic marble lobby, on-site fitness center, and super elegant fine-dining (with excellent Acropolis views) are all in-house. The two-bedroom Penthouse Suite features a private rooftop swimming pool.
5. Grande Bretagne
The best luxury hotel in Athens, located on the city’s most famous square. Aside from elegant rooms and suites, Grande Bretagne offers two swimming pools, award-winning spa, rooftop fine dining, cigar lounge, and a world-class hotel bar. The Syntagma Metro Station is steps from the hotel.
6. St. George Lycabettus
Wonderful hotel in the stylish Kolonaki neighborhood, near the Lycabettus Hill cable car. Rooms and suites are airy and elegantly modern; their rooftop restaurant and heated pool/bar offer some of the best panoramic views in Athens.
Four-star boutique hotel with a modern, minimalist vibe. Great Kolonaki location near restaurants, bars, museums, and shopping.
8. Coco-Mat Athens
Stylish and modern great-value-for-money hotel with a mattress shop storefront. Many of the comfortable rooms and suites have balconies; there’s a great rooftop view terrace, complimentary rental bikes, and in-house restaurant too. Located in upmarket Kolonaki.
9. Electra Palace
The best-located hotel in the heart of Plaka, featuring two pools and an on-site spa. The rooftop pool and adjacent restaurant/lounge offer incredible views of the Acropolis. On a quiet street but steps from shops and restaurants.
10. New Hotel
Superb boutique hotel, with award-winning modern design and a great rooftop bar and restaurant. Rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows and en-suite baths that feaure elegant brass fixtures. 24-hour fitness canter too. All steps from the shops and restaurants of the Plaka.
The best hotel in the Plaka area. New and modern boutique hotel with spacious and stylish rooms. Located on a pedestrian-only street, surrounded by bars and restaurants and close to the Acropolis Museum and a metro station.
12. Royal Olympic Hotel
Amazing family-run five-star hotel with elegant rooftop view dining, three bars, and a rooftop pool. Suites are huge and luxurious. Close to Hadrian’s Gate and across a busy road from Plaka and the Acropolis Museum.
13. Athens Center Square
Good value hotel near Monastiraki. Rooms are modern, with smart design and newly-renovated en-suite bathrooms. There’s an in-house bar and a good breakfast provided.
14. Athens Version Luxury Suites
Great little hotel near the Ancient Agora and Monastiraki Flea Market. All rooms have kitchenettes and seating areas, and there’s a rooftop patio with views to the Acropolis.
15. A for Athens
Great hotel with a rooftop bar, steps from the Monastiraki metro station (with direct trains to the Piraeus ferry port and the airport). Quadruple rooms sleep four.
16. Plaka Hotel
Located in Plaka and close to Monastiraki metro station, Plaka Hotel has a rooftop bar and great breakfast buffet. Rooms have large windows or balconies – some with Acropolis views.
17. Phaedra Hotel
Simple, clean, and affordable hotel in great location in the Plaka. Rooms are bright, with modern bathrooms; some have balconies. Great Acropolis views from the rooftop.
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