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The easiest way to reach Athens is via its state-of-the-art Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport
, which is situated about 35 kilometers away from the city. If your flight is late, or you feel too jet-lagged to travel to the city, you can spend the night at the Airportís own Sofitel hotel
located within a walking distance from the main terminal building. This is a large establishment with 346 soundproofed and air-conditioned rooms and all the facilities you would expect from a five-star hotel (e.g. a restaurant, bar, sauna, swimming pool, internet and cable TV). Depending on when you make your reservation, the season, and the type of room you want, prices may vary from 114 Euro to 210 Euro per night, which you can pay with Visa, MasterCard, or American Express.
The city of Athens offers countless possibilities for your residence. If you are aiming for the ultimate holiday experience with as much luxury as you can get, Hotel Grande Bretagne
is the right place for you. The hotel is located in the city center and offers splendid rooms overlooking the Parthenon, Constitution Square, the Parliament, and the original Olympic stadium. It has a spacious roof garden where you can chat with your friends over a bottle of champagne while enjoying the marvel of the big South-European sun sinking behind the ruins of the Acropolis. Alternatively, you can spend the evening in Dionysian revelry down at the hotelís cellar, which houses over 3,000 bottles of exquisite wine. If you come with your children, babysitting service and children amenities are also available: childrenís menu, special bathroom toiletries, potty seats, disposable bottles, high chairs, and safety designed bed railings.
If you are looking for a cheaper place to stay, you can try the three-star Apollo Hotel
, which is located near the Old Town and is just a 2-minute-walk away from the Meraxourgio Metro Station, which gives you easy access to all important sights. The rooms are clean and air-conditioned, while the staff is friendly and pretty handy when it comes to getting directions. The average room price is 53 Euro, but it is subject to seasonal differences. Rooms are equipped with TV, mini bar, air conditioning and safe. Internet is available in the public areas and rooms. Light snacks and drinks are available at the bar, and the restaurant offers American-style breakfast. Bicycle rentals can be arranged upon request. Hotel facilities include 24/7 front desk, luggage storage, heating, safety deposit box, express check-in and check-out, facilities and rooms for disabled persons, and more.
Located in the seaside suburb of Vouliagmeni, Armonia Hotel
offers comfortable stay to those visitors who want to spend a carefree sea holiday, lazing about on the beach or taking sightseeing boat trips around the Attica bay. Room prices start at 115 Euro. The hotel provides car parking and rental, a laundry facility, internet, fax and telex. It also offers baby-sitting services and employs a resident doctor in case of emergency.
A good accommodation option for budget travellers is the Hotel Acra
, conveniently located in Athensí center. Room prices start at 30 Euro. All rooms are equipped with a TV and telephone. Internet is available at the hotelís lobby. The hotel is at a walking distance to the National Gallery and the National Archeological Museum. The districts Plaka, Psiri, and Monastiraki are in a close proximity. Hotel amenities include air conditioning, heating, and 24/7 front desk. Photocopying, fax service and currency exchange are available. Children under the age of 5 stay free-of-charge. Cots are not available and pets are not accepted.
Another accommodation option for your stay in Athens is short rentals. If youíd rather spend your holiday in an apartment rental, check the Athens Boutique Apartment-Design & Urban Lifestyle
. Prices start at 100 Euro a night. The apartment is equipped with queen size bed, high quality duvets, satin linens, luxury flooring, and sliding glass doors. Additional amenities include flat screen TV, DVD player, air conditioning, washing machine, high speed internet, etc. Smoking is not permitted and pets are not allowed.
The capital of Greece
, is a sprawling urban metropolis with a land area of 412 m2 and a population of well over 3 million residents. With a recorded history of about 3,400 years, the city is one of the oldest continuously populated areas in the world. During its history, Athens has been involved in numerous pivotal events, such as the birth of Western democracy and the first modern Olympic Games. It has been the birthplace of numerous intellectual and political luminaries, such as Plato, Aristotle, and Pericles, and hosts world-renown monuments like the Parthenon, the Acropolis and the cityís Ancient Agora. Add to this its location on the warm and sunny Aegean coast, and you can easily understand why the city is one of the favorite destinations for tourists from all around the world.