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Top 10 hotels in Athens

Electra Palace Athens
5 out of 5
18 - 20 N Nikodimou Street, Athens, Attiki
per night
May 3 - May 4
0.39 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (2,113 reviews)

"It was a beautiful facility, and the staff was amazing. Our first trip to Greece and loved it. The location of the Electra Palace was just icing on the cake."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Electra Palace Athens
Electra Metropolis Athens
5 out of 5
15 Mitropoleos Street, Athens, Attiki
per night
May 3 - May 4
0.35 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,605 reviews)

"Very strategically situated in the center of metaxa"…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Electra Metropolis Athens
Amalia Hotel Athens
4 out of 5
10 Amalias Avenue, Athens, Attiki
per night
May 2 - May 3
0.54 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,054 reviews)

"Very nice hotel the staff is very good and the breakfast was excellent my room was very big and clean.for sure i will visit it again"…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Amalia Hotel Athens
Royal Olympic Hotel
5 out of 5
28-34 Athanasiou Diakou Str, Athens, Attiki
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0.72 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (2,176 reviews)

"Great location. Professional and personal able staff."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Royal Olympic Hotel
5 out of 5
5 Falirou, Athens
per night
May 1 - May 2
0.69 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (378 reviews)

"Great location topped off with great hospitality! I look forward to staying here again."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Grand Hyatt Athens
5 out of 5
115, Syngrou Avenue, Athens, Attica
per night
May 2 - May 3
1.43 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (184 reviews)

"I really enjoyed the view of the Acropolis and other monuments from the breakfast area. It was a lovely site to view each morning. I also took time to enjoy all the amenities in the spa (I.e cold tub, jacuzzi, long swimming pool, steam room and sauna). The 90 minute massage was exactly what I needed ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Grand Hyatt Athens
4 out of 5
3, Georgiou Souri & Filellinon, Athens, Attiki
per night
May 3 - May 4
0.5 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (549 reviews)

"We stayed here for one week and the hotel was amazing—everything from the staff, the cleanliness, the breakfast, and the stylish rooms. When we return to Athens, this is our hotel choice."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Palladian Home
4 out of 5
Farmaki 2 & Kidathineon, Athens
per night
May 5 - May 6
0.44 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (544 reviews)

"great location and value. friendly, nice staff. walkable."…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

Palladian Home
Arethusa Hotel
3 out of 5
6-8 Mitropoleos and 12 Nikis Street, Athens, Attiki
per night
May 1 - May 2
0.4 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (906 reviews)

"Excelent service, friendly people. Nothing I did not like."…"

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2019

Arethusa Hotel
Divani Palace Acropolis
5 out of 5
19 25 Parthenonos St, Athens, Attiki
per night
May 2 - May 3
0.66 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (1,998 reviews)
Wonderful hotel in central Athens

"Wonderful hotel with a very comfortable bed and great location. Special mention to Mr. Loukas at reception, so lovely."…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

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Visiting Athens

History buffs will enjoy exploring Athens, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, abundant cafés, and renowned art. This city also attracts tourists with its monuments, shopping, and theaters. Top sights in the city include Monastiraki Flea Market, Roman Agora, and Ancient Agora of Athens.

  • There are 3649 hotels and other accommodations in Athens
  • The closest major airport is in Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos), 12.4 mi (19.9 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Athens

Known for its museums, art, and theaters, the city's cultural venues include Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Acropolis Museum, and Benaki Museum. Attractions like Attica Zoological Park, Allou Fun Park, and Athens Planetarium are fun for kids of all ages. Notable for its historic sites, monuments, and temples, the city's landmarks include Roman Agora, Ancient Agora of Athens, and Acropolis.

In Athens, there are 3649 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday retreat. Here are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Oniro City - Guests who stay at this 4-star hotel in Athens City Centre can enjoy access to free breakfast and a 24-hour fitness center, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its proximity to public transit and comfortable beds.
  • Pame House - Our customers like the helpful staff and clean rooms at this guesthouse. This 4-star guesthouse in Athens City Centre features free breakfast, free WiFi, and a rooftop terrace.
  • Noble Suites - This 3.5-star guesthouse in Athens City Centre features free breakfast, free WiFi, and concierge services. Expedia customers like its dining options and proximity to public transit.

Other favorite sights in Athens include Monastiraki Flea Market, Parthenon, and Syntagma Square.

Getting Around Athens

With so many choices for transportation, exploring all of Athens is a breeze. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Monastiraki Station, Thissio Station, and Panepistimio Station. If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Athens Thiseio Station, Athens Central Station, or Moschato-Tavros Rouf Station.

Dressing for Athens

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 63°F during the day and 42°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 87°F, while the average at night is 49°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 90°F with nighttime averages of 63°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 78°F and nighttime averages of 44°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Athens is 15.37 inches
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 88°F, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 43°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Athens?
Oniro City is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 9-minute walk from Syntagma Square. Traveler reviews also recommend A77 Suites by Andronis and Athens Ikon as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Athens, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Athens.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Athens?
To find more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Athens, click here.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Athens?
Based on reviews, Victory Inn is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a bar. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Athens Center Square Hotel and Epidavros Hotel.
What's the best place to stay in Plaka?
With 172 lodging options to choose from in this neighborhood, you should find the perfect place for your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Ergon House is the highest ranked property in Plaka. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 3-minute walk from Syntagma Square. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Palladian Home and Electra Palace Athens.
What's a favorite place to stay in Kolonaki?
In this neighborhood, there are 144 lodging options for your stay, so you should find just want you want for your visit. Oniro City is a favorite with our customers staying in Kolonaki. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 8-minute walk from Hellenic Parliament. Travelers also recommend Bohemian Suites Athens and Sir Athens as top choices in the neighborhood.
What's the best accommodation for families in Athens?
Amalia Hotel Athens is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free buffet breakfast. Other choices for your stay with the kids include Electra Palace Athens and Hotel Acropolis House. Also attractions like Allou Fun Park and Athens Planetarium are fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation to Athens?
Divani Caravel is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and 3 restaurants. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens and Grand Resort Lagonissi.
What's the best accommodation for an all-inclusive stay in Athens?
Kinetta Beach Resort & Spa - All Inclusive is a 4-star all-inclusive property featuring 2 restaurants and 2 outdoor pools, and a favorite with Expedia travelers.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Athens?
Athens Quinta is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers a coffee shop and laundry facilities for its human guests.
What's the best hotel to stay close to Acropolis?
Adjacent to Acropolis, Divani Palace Acropolis is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 5-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Other good choices close by include Wyndham Grand Athens and Electra Metropolis Athens.
What about the best place to stay near Rafina Port?
One of the top choices for your stay is Avra Hotel, located next to Rafina Port, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Villa Blue. Two Storey House, 100 Meters From sea, located just 0.3 mi (0.6 km) away, is another good choice.

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