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10 Best Hotels in Athens City Centre

Athens Luxury Suites
4 out of 5
12 Avramiotou St., Monastiraki, Athens, Attica
AU$205
per night
1 May - 2 May
0.64 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (552 reviews)

"We were in Athens just as the covid 19 virus started to impact all over europe. With the city on lock down it left us little to do apart from walks in the parks and around the hills. The staff were great and kept us updated with latest health news. The location of this small quiet hotel was perfect ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Athens Luxury Suites
Electra Palace Athens
5 out of 5
18 - 20 N Nikodimou Street, Athens, Attiki
AU$441
per night
3 May - 4 May
0.69 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (2,118 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 19 Mar. 2020

Electra Palace Athens
Royal Olympic Hotel
5 out of 5
28-34 Athanasiou Diakou Str, Athens, Attiki
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1.34 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (2,176 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 21 Feb. 2020

Royal Olympic Hotel
The Pinnacle Athens
5 out of 5
75 Eolou & Evripidou, Athens
AU$222
per night
1 May - 2 May
0.5 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (57 reviews)

"Service was impeccable! Room was super clean, bright, and very spacious."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020

The Pinnacle Athens
Wyndham Grand Athens
5 out of 5
2, Megalou Alexandrou St., Athens
AU$285
per night
1 May - 2 May
1.26 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,206 reviews)

"They changed towels every day even though I didn’t put it on the floor and they had a green policy."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2020

Wyndham Grand Athens
Amalia Hotel Athens
4 out of 5
10 Amalias Avenue, Athens, Attiki
AU$301
per night
1 May - 2 May
0.66 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,056 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 6 Mar. 2020

Amalia Hotel Athens
Wyndham Athens Residence
4 out of 5
2-4 Achilleos Street, Athens, Attica
AU$273
per night
1 May - 2 May
1.31 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (482 reviews)

"The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. They upgraded us to the Wyndham Grand Athens. They made each guest feel like a part of the family. They even brought my travel mate an entire birthday cake for her birthday that just past. The view from the rooftop bar and restaurant was amazing."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

Wyndham Athens Residence
Athens Gate Hotel
4 out of 5
10 Syngrou Avenue, Athens, Attiki
AU$355
per night
1 May - 2 May
1.23 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (2,950 reviews)

"The location was absolutely amazing; exceptional views and walking distance to everything."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Athens Gate Hotel
COCO-MAT Athens BC
5 out of 5
5 Falirou, Athens
AU$301
per night
1 May - 2 May
1.44 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (378 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

COCO-MAT Athens BC
Electra Metropolis Athens
5 out of 5
15 Mitropoleos Street, Athens, Attiki
AU$459
per night
3 May - 4 May
0.52 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,605 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

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Visiting Athens City Centre

History buffs will enjoy exploring Athens City Centre, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, abundant cafés, and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its monuments, sightseeing tours, and restaurants. Top sights in the city include Hellenic Parliament, Roman Agora, and Ancient Agora.

  • There are 430 hotels and other accommodations in Athens City Centre
  • The closest major airport is in Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos) 19.3 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Athens City Centre

Known for its museums, theaters, and art, the city's cultural venues include Acropolis Museum, Benaki Museum, and National Archaeological Museum of Athens. Its historic sites and monuments are notable and landmarks include Roman Agora, Ancient Agora, and Parthenon. The picturesque setting of Filopappos Hill and Mount Lycabettus exemplify the city's natural beauty.

In Athens City Centre, there are 430 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday getaway. These are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Athens Executive Suite - Located in Athens City Centre, this 4-star apartment features a kitchen, free WiFi, and a furnished balcony. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its proximity to public transit and bathrooms.
  • Athens Boutique Residence - Our customers like the helpful staff and walkable location at this apartment. This 4-star apartment in Athens City Centre features free WiFi, a café, and valet parking.
  • ABA Athens Boutique Apartments - Located in Athens City Centre, this 3-star apartment features a kitchen, free WiFi, and a furnished balcony. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and WiFi.

Other favorite sights in Athens City Centre include Hellenic Parliament, Monastiraki Flea Market, and Zappeion Hall. Top places to see around the area include Athens Olympic Stadium, located 4.7 mi (7.6 from the city center, and Attica Zoological Park, which is 9.6 mi (15.5 away.

Getting Around Athens City Centre

With so many ways to get around, seeing Athens City Centre is simple. Nearby metro stations include Panepistimio Station, Syntagma Station, and Omonoia Station. To see more of the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Athens Thiseio Station or Athens Central Station.

Dressing for Athens City Centre

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 63°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 42°F
  • From April to June, the average is 87°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 90°F during the day and 63°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 78°F as the daytime average and 44°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Athens City Centre is 15.20 inches
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 88°F, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 43°F

Frequently asked questions

What's it like in Athens City Centre?
Athens City Centre is an historic neighbourhood known for its charming cafes and sightseeing. Experience the best of Athens City Centre with a visit to Syntagma Square, Acropolis and Parthenon. If you’re searching for places to stay in Athens, you will definitely find something to meet your needs with 2676 Athens City Centre hotels and other types of accommodation to choose from.
Where is the best place to stay in Athens City Centre?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Oniro City is the highest ranked property in Athens City Centre. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 9-minute walk from Syntagma Square. Other top choices in the neighbourhood include A77 Suites by Andronis and Athens Ikon.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Athens City Centre, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel bookings are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals in Athens City Centre.
What is there to do in this Athens neighbourhood?
Explore Athens City Centre’s landmarks such as Syntagma Square, Acropolis and Parthenon and learn about the local history. Acropolis Museum and Hellenic Parliament are also a couple of places to visit in the neighbourhood. Favourite places to visit in the surrounding area include Omonia Square, Benaki Museum and Monastiraki Flea Market. While you’re out sightseeing, National Archaeological Museum of Athens and Ancient Agora of Athens are a couple of additional sights to visit in Athens.
How can I get around Athens City Centre and the greater Athens area?
If you want to see more of the city, Panepistimio Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Syntagma Station and Omonoia Station. If you want to venture out of town, Athens Thiseio Station is the closest train station. You can also catch a ride at Athens Central Station.

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