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1. A77 Suites by Andronis – Plaka

Spacious hotel room with a large bed, seating area, and windows that look out to the Acropolis of Athens

  • Open August 2019.
  • Located in the heart of the historic and picturesque Plaka neighborhood, ideally located for sights, shopping, and restaurants.
  • 12 suites in a 19th-century neoclassical mansion. All have seating areas and marble bathrooms with walk-in showers; one features an outdoor courtyard, one has a private balcony with hot tub and Acropolis view.
  • Comfortably elegant vibe. Minimalist, contemporary design is accented by neoclassical details like corniced ceilings and timber floors.
  • In-lobby luxury fashion boutique featuring garments by new generation Greek and International designers.
  • No restaurant, though a complimentary breakfast is offered daily and in-room dining options will be available soon.
  • No pool, no spa, no fitness center. In-suite massage therapy is available for an additional cost.
  • No on-site parking, though several secure, private parking spaces are available nearby with daily or hourly rates.
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  • +30 21 0325 0309 • Hotel Website
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2. Four Seasons Astir Palace – Athens Riviera

  • Fully renovated and refurbished in March 2019.
  • Can’t-be-beat waterfront location on the Laimos Peninsula in the Aegean Sea, a 30-minute drive from the central Athens.
  • 303 rooms (including 42 suites and 61 bungalows), set amid 99 lushly-landscaped and pine-filled acres with 3 private beaches. Rooms are split between two complexes: one modernist and laid-back retro-chic, the other boasting stellar sea views from every unit – some with private glass-front pools. All are bright and airy, with contemporary design and top-notch amenities.
  • 8 on-site restaurants and bars include an Italian trattoria, Greek taverna, poolside grill, and Spanish-inspired tapas bar. American breakfast buffet served daily.
  • Vast array of on-site amenities include 3 pools, a Kids’ Club, on-site holistic spa and fitness center, 3 tennis courts, basketball court, golf club, water sports activity center, jogging trails, yoga classes, boat access, and a private helipad.
  • Free, secure, and private parking on site.
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  • +30 21 0890 1000 • Hotel Website
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3. Shila – Kolonaki

Wrought-iron bed with white coverlet and canopy faces an open window looking over treetops

  • Open June 2020.
  • Located on a pedestrian street in Kolonaki, near galleries, boutique shops, museums, and Mount Lycabettus – walkable to most major sites.
  • 6 distinct suites within a beautiful 1920’s residence. Two garden suites open into beautiful private courtyards; garden suites sleep 2, all other suites can accommodate 4.
  • Private and romantic shabby-chic vibe reminiscent of an Old World Tuscan retreat; wrought iron, terrazzo floors, distressed wood and plaster, and elegant custom and antique furnishings. Local and international art on display is all available for purchase.
  • Though rustic in appearance, guest room feature luxe touches like Bose Bluetooth speakers, natural matresses, linens, and toiletries, and artisan minibar selections.
  • Library lounge with piano and honesty bar.
  • Rooftop garden terrace.
  • There is no on-site restaurant, though favorite dishes from local restaurants are served to the guest rooms and rooftop terrace.
  • Complimentary breakfast served daily, prepared by an artisanal neighborhood bakery with ingredients from local producers.
  • No pool, no fitness center, no restaurant.
  • No on-site parking, but private parking is available just around the corner on Solonos Street.
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  • +30 210 36 37 800 • Hotel Website
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4. The Modernist Athens – Kolonaki

New hotel room in Athens with a king sized bed and two balconies, dressed in an industrial-chic decor.

  • Open August 2020.
  • Located in high-end Kolonaki, near excellent museums, galleries, and shops, Mount Lycabettus, and the Athens Concert Hall.
  • 38 rooms over 6 floors in the former Canadian Embassy building; the X-Large Suite has a private terrace with outdoor hot tub, the family rooms sleep five. All have timber floors, Marshall speakers, and mood lighting.
  • Decor is modern, incorporating a darkly crisp palette, clean symmetrical lines, and a pleasing blend of art deco, mid-century, and Danish design details.
  • Ground-floor breakfast/all-day cafe and bar space.
  • Rooftop garden with Acropolis views.
  • On-site shop offering goods made by local artists.
  • Ground floor “boardroom on demand” meeting space that seats up to 10 people.
  • 24-hour fitness center.
  • No on-site parking, but special rates are offered at a secure private parking facility nearby.
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  • +30 216 000 2130 • Hotel Website
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5. Brown Beach Corinthia – Saronic Gulf

Hotel room with leather lounge chairs, LED mood lighting, and a sea view

  • Open Spring 2022.
  • Located on a private beach in the seaside town of Agioi Theodoroi, a 50-minute drive west of Athens. Nearby attractions include the archeological site of Corinth and the Temple of Apollo.
  • 166 rooms and suites, with 110 bungalows opening in 2022. All rooms include balconies and are dressed in white, cream, and neutral tones, with curved, organic lines and warm wood accents. Executive Sea-View Suites sleep up to 5.
  • Overall design is a compelling blend of arganic and futuristic.
  • 6 on-site restaurants and 3 bars – including a sunset rooftop lounge.
  • 6 pools, including a rooftop adults-only pool, a huge beachfront infinity pool, and a professional waves pool for designed for surfers.
  • Amenities include a kids club and playground, tennis courts, and water sports facility.
  • On-site full-treatment spa and state-of-the-art fitness center.
  • Secure, private, on-site parking.
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  • +30 69 4841 7741 • Hotel Website
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6. Académias – Kolonaki

  • Open May 2019.
  • Located in the upscale Kolonaki neighborhoods, near high-end shopping, Syntagma Square, and Mount Lycabettus.
  • 60 rooms and suites over 7 floors. All sleep 2-3, with king-sized beds and luxurious marble bathrooms.
  • Decor is modern, with bold geometric lines, a crisp, sophisticated palette, and luxe finishes. Public and private spaces at the hotel are designed to invoke the 3 principles of the historic Academy: Science, Art, and Philosophy.
  • 2 great dining and drinking options: a casual fine-dining Mediterranean restaurant with a menu curated by a Michelin-starred chef, and an all-day cocktail lounge bar with a great local ingredients and a fantastic gin selection. Coming soon: a library-inspired rooftop restaurant/bar with banquette sofas, day beds, a telescope, and Acropolis views.
  • On-site spa includes an indoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, sauna, and private treatment rooms.
  • Lending library with in-room book delivery service available upon request.
  • Hosted weekly “Dialogue Soirees,” give guests the opportunity to connect and exchange ideas.
  • Self and valet parking are available for an additional fee.
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  • +30 210 367 0000 • Hotel Website
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7. Monsieur Didot – Kolonaki

Hotel room with a modern four-poster bed and a wall of bookshelves

  • Open 2019.
  • Located on the edge of the upscale Kolonaki neighborhood, near the Benaki Museum, Syntagma Square, and Lycabettus Hill.
  • 6 individually-styled rooms in a 2-story 1880’s neoclassical townhouse. All have high ceilings, king-sized beds, huge windows, bespoke furnishings, and natural textiles.
  • Intimate, elegant, and homey guesthouse vibe, with books, contemporary art, and plants beside classic details like hand-painted ceilings, oak floors, and vintage mosaics.
  • Cozy rooftop terrace.
  • Complimentary homemade breakfast served daily.
  • Groups of up to 16 can reserve the entire residence; smaller groups of up to 7 can reserve the entire first floor, with exclusive access to that level’s sitting area.
  • No pool, no fitness center, no on-site parking.
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  • +30 21 0363 7625 • Hotel Website
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8. Asomaton – Thisio

  • Open August 2020.
  • Located in central Athens just off Thisio metro station, a short walk to Monastiraki Square and the Ancient Agora.
  • 19 rooms and suites over 3 levels in a wood and stone former carriage wheel repair shop that dates back over a century. All units sleep 2; loft suites include private terraces or balconies.
  • Decor is light and bright, with original exposed stone walls and industrial touches. Rooms contain original Pop Art paintings by artist Philip Tsiaras.
  • Rooftop terrace with Acropolis view.
  • Indoor pool and hot tub.
  • An a la carte breakfast and an evening menu of light dishes and local wines can be served on the rooftop terrace, to a guest room balcony or terrace, or by the pool.
  • Pet-friendly.
  • No fitness center, no spa.
  • No on-site parking. Secure private parking is available nearby.
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  • +30 210 32 49 109 • Hotel Website
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9. Brown Acropol – Omonia

  • Open April 2020.
  • Located on Omonia Square, near the Athens Central Market, with great metro access to historical sites and the airport.
  • 165 rooms over 9 floors in a renovated 1960’s building, all with super comfy beds, Nespresso machines, and vintage phones and record players; some add trolley bar carts and balconies.
  • Cool and classy retro decor that’s a sophisticated blend of mid-century and vintage.
  • Dining options include an all-day restaurant, lobby lounge bar, and seasonal rooftop cocktail bar with incredible views
  • 24-hour seasonal rooftop sundeck with 3 hot tubs, sunbeds, hammocks, and outdoor showers.
  • Full-treatment on-site spa with hot tub, dry sauna, and hammam.
  • Rooftop fitness center.
  • 6 customizable meeting rooms.
  • No on-site parking.
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  • +30 21 4444 1300 • Hotel Website
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10. Athens Capital Center Hotel – Syntagma

  • Open December 2019.
  • Located on Syntagma Square, just on the edge of the stylish Kolonaki neighborhood, near museums and the National Garden, and walkable to all major sites.
  • 177 rooms and suites; all have wood floors and marble bathrooms;
  • Sleek and modern decor, incorporating warm wood, marble, and a sophisticated contemporary palette.
  • Dining options include an all-day Mediterranean restaurant with open kitchen, and a casual cafe bar.
  • Seasonal rooftop infinity pool and cocktail bar with fantastic views.
  • On-site fitness center.
  • No on-site parking, but secure private parking is available nearby.
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  • +30 21 4444 2000 • Hotel Website
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11. Lighthouse Athens – Omonia

  • Open 2021.
  • Located on Omonia Square in central Athens, near Athens Central Market, within a 20-minute walk of most sites. Great metro access.
  • 220 rooms over 9 floors, all guest rooms can accommodate up to 3 guests; some have balconies, all have in-room coffee machines and Marshall speakers.
  • Decor is a sophisticated blend of mid-century and vintage, with a dark, broody vibe.
  • Dining options include an all-day Mediterranean restaurant and a rooftop sushi bar with great views.
  • On-site spa and fitness center.
  • Underground dance club can host events of up to 200 people.
  • Opening fall 2021: 24/7 rooftop sundeck with open-air bar, sun beds and hammocks, and three hot tubs with views over the city.
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  • +30 214 444 1250 • Hotel Website
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12. Ivis 4 Boutique Hotel – Psirri

Spacious hotel room dressed in ivory and gray tones, with a mural of waterfowl on the wall

  • Open July 2021.
  • Located in the vibrant Psirri neighborhood, near the Temple of Hephaestus, Ancient Agora, and Monastiraki Flea Market – great location for walking to most sites.
  • 14 spacious and minimalist rooms and suites in a former craftsman’s building, all with private balconies with Acropolis, city, or garden views; suites sleep up to 4.
  • Modern, clean, and airy vibe, featuring in-room wall murals and a large lobby graffiti installation by the famous street artist, SimpleG.
  • Wonderful on-site garden restaurant with an imaginative Mediterranean menu created by award-winning chef Yiannis Lucacos. (Initially offering an all-day brunch & snack menu; full menu expected in September 2021.)
  • Complimentary breakfast; a selection of healthy, sustainable Greek & International choices served in the garden restaurant or to guests’ rooms.
  • Fully-equipped fitness center.
  • No pool, no spa.
  • No on-site parking; secure parking is available nearby.
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  • +30 21 0321 3340 • Hotel Website
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13. Gatsby Athens – Syntagma

  • Open August 2021.
  • Located in central Athens, close to Syntagma Square and within walking distance of most main museums, archaeological sites, and attractions.
  • 33 rooms, ranging from smallish doubles to a roomy suite that includes a private balcony with outdoor jacuzzi. All rooms accommadate two guests.
  • The stylish decor is a comfortable blend of contemporary and midcentury modern, incorporating a muted and sophisticated palette. The hotel cultivates a cheeky, sexy vibe; the kind of place where guests feel welcomed in an evening dress or jeans.
  • On-site all-day bar and restaurant featuring a chic selection of Mediterranean recipes based on authentic Greek tradition.
  • Rooftop Acropolis-view terrace bar for guests only.
  • 24-hour front desk.
  • No on-site parking; there is a secure parking facility nearby for a surcharge.
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  • +30 21 0722 2101 • Hotel Website
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14. Athens Ivy Suites – Syntagma

  • Open June 2021.
  • Great central Athens location near Syntagma Square, the National Gardens, Ermou Street shopping, and Plaka.
  • 12 rooms, including 3 suites with Acropolis view balconies.
  • Decor is fresh and contemporary, with airy pastel textiles and clever open storage.
  • On-site bar and restaurant.
  • No pool, no fitness center.
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  • +30 698 079 5492 • Hotel Website
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15. Heritage Hill Hotel – Koukaki

  • Open February 2020.
  • Located at the edge of the Koukaki neighborhood, next to the National Museum of Contemporary Art and within a 15-minute walk of the Acropolis Museum, Temple of Olympian Zeus, and National Garden.
  • 36 rooms and suites. All have balconies, many with Acropolis views; the 8th-floor Lifestyle Suite adds an outdoor jacuzzi and spacious rooftop garden looking out to the Parthenon.
  • Beautiful contemporary design with a calm earthy palette and an indoor hanging garden courtyard.
  • All day restaurant and bar offers light Greek-inspired menu and a good selection of regional microbrews and wines.
  • State of the art fitness center with TechnoGym equipment.
  • Meeting room that can accommodate up to 16 people.
  • On-site private parking.
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  • +30 216 9397700 • Hotel Website
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16. Athens 1890 Hotel & Spa – Monastiraki

  • Open March 2020.
  • Centrally located near Monastiraki Square and Ermou Street shopping, walkable to all sites.
  • 14 rooms over 6 floors in a late 19th-century mansion and textile store. All rooms sleep 2, with queen-sized beds and walk-in rain showers; some have balconies with outdoor hot tubs.
  • Minimalistic decor is paired with classic architectural details like timber floors, carved moldings, and ornate balconies.
  • All-day restaurant and bar.
  • On-site spa includes an indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna, and hammam.
  • No fitness center, no on-site parking.
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  • +30 21 0324 0603 • Hotel Website
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17. The Dilan – Koukaki

  • Open September 2020.
  • Located in Koukaki, near the Acropolis Museum, Parthenon, and the National Gardens.
  • 11 suites and apartments within a beautifully renovated 1930s building; some units have bunkbeds or balconies.
  • Decor is stylish but unfussy, with rustic and original details like exposed stone walls and concrete columns harmonizing with industrial and mid-century furnishings.
  • No restaurant or breakfast offered. All units have kitchenettes with a microwave, refrigerator, toaster, kettle, Nespresso machine, and utensils. Some add stoves or hot plates.
  • No bar, no fitness center, no pool.
  • No on-site parking, but there is a parking facility just across the street.
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  • +30 210 923 9423 • Hotel Website
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18. The Gem Society Boutique Hotel & Spa – Athens Historic Triangle

Hotel bed with white coverlet and colorful pillows; in the background, a freestanding tub on an underlit platform

  • Open June 2020.
  • Located on the edge of the Omonia neighborhood, in the heart of the Historic Triangle; near Athens Central Market and Monastiraki and Syntagma squares.
  • 35 rooms and suites in a mint-green 1932 building that was home to a bank for over 50 years; original details like vault doors and art deco staircase remain. All rooms have great bathrooms with walk-in showers (the Signature Suite features a freestanding tub); Terrace Rooms feature partial Acropolis views and the Signature Suite sleeps up to 6. Many rooms can be interconnected, great for families and groups traveling together.
  • Rooms are contemporary and comfortable in design, with homey touches like plush pillows and live plants.
  • In-house Mediterranean bistro with cocktail bar and all-day brunch.
  • Underground on-site Apivita spa with stone hammam, Cycladic-inspired jacuzzi, and private treatment rooms.
  • No pool, no fitness center.
  • No on-site parking, though 2 underground secure parking facilities are available nearby.
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  • +30 210 220 7777 • Hotel Website
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19. Moon & Stars Boutique Hotel – Thisio/Monastiraki

Image taken from a doorway, with a hotel bedroom on one side and bathroom on the other. Both have high ceilings, modern decor, and stylish teal paint.

  • Open August 2020.
  • Located in Thisio, on the edge of the vibrant Psirri neighborhood, near the Ancient Agora and Monastiraki Flea Market.
  • 5 distinctly-designed rooms in a beautiful 1920s Art Deco building. All are soundproofed, with hardwood floors, high ceilings, and large windows.
  • Decor is modern, sophisticated, and quietly bold, with brightly-colored walls and tile set next to well-preserved original features like marble sinks, brick walls, and exposed wooden ceiling beams.
  • Rooftop terrace with Acropolis views.
  • Bespoke city tours are offered in the owners’ vintage red Fiat 500 for an extra fee.
  • Complimentary breakfast baskets served every morning to guest rooms or the rooftop terrace. Coming soon: A la carte breakfasts served on the terrace.
  • No pool, no restaurant, no on-site parking.
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  • +30 211 412 0329 • Hotel Website
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20. Royalty Hotel Athens – Monastiraki

  • Open July 2020.
  • Located in central Athens, right near Monastiraki Square and walkable to all major sites.
  • 27 rooms and suites. All include spacious bathrooms with walk-in showers; some rooms and suites have balconies.
  • Decor is modern, dressed in a neutral palette of greys and creams, with pops of muted jewel tone color.
  • Sleek marble lobby and adjacent lobby bar with live music on the weekends.
  • On-site Italian fast-food restaurant offering take-away pizza, pasta, sweets, and drinks.
  • Rooftop Mediterranean café/bar/restaurant with Acropolis views.
  • On-site spa offering face, body, nail, and hair treatments.
  • No pool, no fitness center, no on-site parking.
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  • +30 6940 732 689 • Hotel Website
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21. Villa Brown Ermou – Syntagma

  • Renovated and refurbished in 2021.
  • Great central location near Syntagma Square and the scenic Monastiraki and Plaka neighborhoods, walkable to all major sites.
  • 51 rooms and suites
  • Chic decor leans heavily toward Art Deco and Old World opulence, while still feeling fresh and contemporary.
  • Dining and drinking options include a ground-floor in-house bistro with terrace bar and a 6th-floor restaurant and top-floor Sky Bar with great Acropolis views.
  • On-site spa with fitness center.
  • No pool, no on-site parking.
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  • +30 210 331 4782 • Hotel Website
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22. Belle Epoque Suites – Syntagma

Rooftop terrace at sunset.

  • Open March 2020.
  • Located in central Athens, midway between Syntagma and Monastiraki Squares, well-situated for shopping and all major sites.
  • 17 rooms and suites in a century-old historic building. All rooms and suites are accessed via a high-tech electronic control system; most accommodate 2 guests, but the Superior Double can sleep up to 4.
  • Simple, modern decor is paired with elegant architectural details like the facade, elevator, and wall decorations, which have all been restored to their original 1920s glory.
  • Rooftop terrace.
  • No on-site restaurant or bar, no pool, no fitness center.
  • No parking on-site, but the hotel coordinates with a nearby parking lot.
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  • +30 21 0700 0314 • Hotel Website
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23. The Marblous Athens – Syntagma

  • Open March 2020.
  • Located near Syntagma Square, close to Plaka, Ermou Street shopping, museums, and historical sites.
  • 25 rooms in a fully renovated 1938 building, ranging from 1 to 4-person capacity; many have city and Acropolis views.
  • Decor and amenities are meant to cater especially to women travelers.
  • Interiors are contemporary in design, with softly clean lines, white walls, and warm neutral and blush tones incorporated throughout.
  • Daily breakfast bistro or in-room breakfast included.
  • No pool, no spa, no fitness center, no on-site parking.
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  • +30 210 3232443 • Hotel Website
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24. DAVE Red Athens – Omonia

  • Open August 2020.
  • Located in Omonia, near the Athens Central Market; within a 20-minute walk of most major attractions, with great metro access.
  • 87 rooms within the former Communist Party headquarters, some have balconies. The Foxy room features a queen-sized round bed, but all rooms have industrial-inspired furnishings, record players, welcome candies, Nespresso machines, rainfall showers, and neon red lighting.
  • Fun and unconventional vibe, catering to a younger crowd with tighter budgets. Vintage pop culture artifacts, bawdy references, and custom artwork abound.
  • On-site bar with full sit-down menu as well as grab-and-go breakfast items.
  • Lobby library.
  • Rooftop terrace with jacuzzi and 24/7 free sparkling wine tap.
  • No pool, no spa, no fitness center, no on-site parking.
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  • +30 214 402 7660 • Hotel Website
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