Best New Hotels in Athens

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Updated: January 24, 2023

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New Hotels in Athens

Map showing the locations of the best new and newly-refurbished hotels in Athens, Greece.
New Hotels on Map: xenodocheio Milos • Mona • Shila • The Modernist Athens • Isla Brown Corinthia • Asomaton • Brown Acropol • Lighthouse Athens • Ivis 4 Boutique Hotel • Gatsby Athens • Athens Ivy Suites • Heritage Hill Hotel • Athens 1890 Hotel & Spa • Cohort • The Gem Society • Moon and Stars Boutique Hotel • Royalty Hotel Athens • Belle Epoque Suites • The Marblous Athens • DAVE Red Athens

Refurbished Hotels on Map: Villa Brown Ermou

1. xenodocheio Milos – City Center

The restaurant inside xenodocheio Milos hotel in the City Center, Athens

  • Open January 2022.
  • Located in the City Center on cosmopolitan Kolokotroni Street near the National Historical Museum, surrounded by dining, nightlife, galleries, and boutique shopping.
  • 43 rooms and suites suites in a late neoclassical era building, all with king-sized beds (can be split into two twin beds), dining tables, marble showers, gourmet minibars. Rooms also feature a bespoke scent created by the neighboring Naxos Apothecary. The Milos Terrace Suite boasts an outdoor, private jacuzzi. The largest suites sleep up to six guests. Adjoining and interconnecting rooms are on offer.
  • Gastronomy-focused, contemporary luxury property built in collaboration with the chef/owner of the internationally-known, Aegean seafood, fine dining restaurant, estiatorio Milos.
  • A branch of estiatorio Milos serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the main restaurant with an additional oyster bar, wine cellar, and private dining space.
  • Breakfast is complementary and includes a signature selection of products plus a la carte items. In room fine dining is available 24 hours a day.
  • Milos at Sea is the hotel’s yacht dining experience. The two yachts can host up to 6 or up to 10 guests guests on an incredible dining experience with optional cooking classes, wine tasting, and more while sailing in the Aegean among the Greek islands.
  • The hotel features a small spa suite with Elemis products and a 24-hour Technogym.
  • No on-site parking, though there is a parking garage nearby.
  • Two Family Rooms are fully equipped for wheelchair access. The hotel has an elevator connecting these rooms to the restaurant, lobby, spa, and gym facilities.
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  • +30 21660 03300 • Hotel Website
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2. Mona – Psirri

The living room at Mona boutique hotel in Psirri, Athens

  • Open June 2022.
  • Fun location in vibrant Psirri near nightlife and dining and just a short walk to Monastiraki Square and Hadrian’s Library.
  • Set in a old textile factory from the 1950s, Mona features 20 open-plan rooms, suites, and lofts with queen or king-size beds (one has an emperor-sized bed). All feature freestanding bathtubs and separate showers; some add kitchenettes or private terraces. Rooms fuse original industrial design and architecture softened by accents of breezy cotton, lush velvet, and vintage furnishing.
  • Mona acts as a stage, putting art and music at the forefront. The Acropolis-view rooftop and underground speakeasy host pop-up DJ sets, live bands, wine tastings, art events, and a supper club.
  • The entire hotel serves as a gallery, and everything in the hotel is available for purchase – the art, sheets, furniture, the rugs, and even the potted plants.
  • Breakfast is always included in the room rates and served daily from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Living Room.
  • No pool, no spa, no gym.
  • No on-site parking, though there are parking garages in the vicinity.
  • Pets welcome at no additional cost.
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  • +30 21032 45804 • 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. Isla Brown 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. Asomaton – Thiseio

  • Open August 2020.
  • Located in central Athens just off Thiseio 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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7. Brown Acropol – Omonia

Rooftop sundeck with lounge chairs, wooden decking, and multiple hot tubs.

  • 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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8. Lighthouse Athens – Omonia

Hotel bar with plush velvet seating and a large window open to palm trees.

  • Open April 2022.
  • 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.
  • Underground dance club can host events of up to 200 people.
  • Opening June 2022: 24/7 rooftop sundeck with open-air bar, sun beds and hammocks; on-site spa and fitness center.
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  • +30 214 444 1250 • Hotel Website
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9. 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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10. Gatsby Athens – City Center

The restaurant at Gatsby hotel in the City Center, Athens

  • 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 ooms 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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11. 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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12. 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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13. Athens 1890 Hotel & Spa – City Center

  • 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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14. Cohort – Koukaki

  • Open August 2022.
  • 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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15. The Gem Society Boutique Hotel & Spa – City Center

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 bistro with a playful Greek but internationally-minded menu and cocktail bar, with everything on the menu made in-house.
  • 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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16. Moon & Stars Boutique Hotel – Thiseio/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 Thiseio, 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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17. Royalty Hotel Athens – City Center

  • 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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18. Villa Brown Ermou – Syntagma

Hotel room with a modern canopy bed, fireplace, and furnished balcony.

  • 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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19. Belle Epoque Suites – City Center

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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20. 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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21. DAVE Red Athens – Omonia

White hotel bed in a room with red neon lighting, a vintage radio and record player, and an ensuite bathroom.

  • Open July 2021.
  • 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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