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Near The Roman Agora
Set in the district of Plaka on a quiet side street, this Athens hotel is near the new Acropolis Museum, Zappeion Exhibition Hall, The Roman Agora, and 500 metres from Syntagma Square's metro station to the Athens Airport. The tram to the Athens coastline is nearby.
Seasonal outdoor pool and indoor pool
Electra Palace Athens has a spa with indoor pool, sauna, and jetted tub as well as a fitness center, two restaurants, a lounge/bar, and poolside bar. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the building and there is a 5,382-square foot 24-hour business center on-site.
The 155 rooms/suites/units include minibars, laptop-sized safes, free WiFi, and satellite TV. Guests can enjoy views of the Acropolis' ancient Greek temples from its upper level rooms and roof terrace.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Electra Palace Athens
Popular property highlights
Electra Palace Athens is a smoke-free property located in the heart of the business, entertainment and shopping districts by the Acropolis Museum. A Metro station is nearby.
There are 2 restaurants and a lounge/bar, plus a poolside bar with the seasonal outdoor pool. The hotel's spa (open exclusively for guests) features a fitness center and an indoor pool with a jetted tub, cubicles for the sauna, massages, and body/beauty treatments (surcharges apply). The hotel also has a 5,382-square-foot, 24-hour business center with 4 meeting/conference rooms and a banquet hall - all with audio-visual equipment and secretarial service. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the property. Secured covered valet parking (surcharge), limo or town car service and tours/ticket assistance are also available.
- Pool sun loungers
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 155
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Laundry facilities
- Number of floors - 7
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Coffee shop or café
- Free breakfast
- Full-service spa
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free WiFi
- Computer station
- Rooftop terrace
- Luggage storage
- Health club
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms 4
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Poolside bar
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Year Built 1973
- Number of restaurants - 2
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 5382
- Conference space size (meters) - 500
- Number of meeting rooms - 4
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Spa services on site
- Spa tub
- Steam room
- Indoor pool
- Outdoor pool
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Television in common areas
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Premium bedding
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- In-room massage available
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Satellite TV service
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- Soundproofed rooms
- Room service (24 hours)
- Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
- Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
Where to Eat
Guests of the Electra Palace enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning. There are two on-site restaurants, a lounge/bar and a poolside bar.
Motivo Restaurant - Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with a Mediterranean menu and Greek wines. Chef's specialties include Pork Fillet in Cream and Mushroom Sauce, and Fresh Sole Cooked with Butter, Lemon, and Parsley. The dining room offers natural light from two sides and has parquet floors, oak sideboards, and green upholstered chairs.
Duck Tail Bar - Wide selection of beers, spirits, cocktails, coffees, and soft drinks; all-day menu of hot and cold sandwiches. Oak bar lined with high stools, plus oak tables, Chesterfield leather sofas, and Persian carpeting. Terrace open for drinks and snacks in the summer.
Electra Roof Garden Restaurant & Bar - Located on the fifth floor, this rooftop gourmet restaurant and bar features panoramic views of the Acropolis and skyline (reservations required).
Nearby Things to Do
The hotel lies six kilometres from the Apollon Coast, which stretches from Piraeus to Cape Sounio and offers beaches and sailing marinas. Ferries and catamarans to the islands depart from Piraeus port, eight kilometres from the hotel. The best beach for bathing and water sports is at Vouliagmeni, 25 kilometres from the hotel. There is an 18-hole golf course at Glyfada, 18 kilometres from the hotel. These recreational activities are available either on-site or near the hotel and fees may apply.
- Sailing nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
The on-site spa includes a small blue mosaic-tiled indoor pool, jetted tub, and sauna. Massage, body treatments and facials are available (surcharges apply). A fitness room with exercise equipment including a treadmill and weight machines. A personal trainer can be booked for a fee.
Children under 17 years of age are allowed to use the indoor pool until 2 PM daily.
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Spa tub in spa
- Number of treatment rooms 2
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- In-room accessibility
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Cribs (infant beds) are available for EUR 15.00 per day.
- No pets or service animals allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
Hotel Registry Number - 0206K014A0013900
No rollaway/extra beds available
No pets or service animals allowed
- Valet parking fee: EUR 12 per day
- Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 15.00 per day
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We should mention
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.
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