Athens is a popular hub for those traveling for business or pleasure. The active business district and classical ancient monuments area are just some of the reasons travelers come to Athens. Since there are literally hundreds of hotels and other places to stay in Athens, we selected five of the best boutique accommodations for total comfort:
Is nestled in the heart of the Old City (Plaka). Ava blends sophistication and elegance, easy access to the ancient monuments, and all the conveniences of modern life (including luxury furnishings and bedding, flat screen television, plush bathrobes and comfy slippers). Ava combines luxury with the ease of home-away-from-home facilities. Choose from a regular, executive, or exclusive balconied apartment or suite plus veranda.
All come with kitchen, living area, and private bath. Amazing views of the Old City, the Acropolis, Hadrian’s Arch, the Temple of Zeus, and neoclassical mansions of the area are delightfully viewed from delicious accommodations within the Ava. Select from special packages which include meals, tickets to local attractions, and champagne-toasted special celebrations. We love this hotel and believe you will, too. WATCH VIDEO: The Best Hotels in Athens: Ava Hotel & Suites
In the Psiri District, is a four-star property that opened in 2005, offers guest convenience and access to the top sights of Athens along with enough seclusion to facilitate rest in the busy city. Contemporary clean design along with modern décor offers guests the full array of comforts, including free Wi-Fi, turndown service, and a luxury toilette. Guests are treated to generous Greek hospitality: a hearty Mediterranean breakfast, selecting from Greek breads, pies, pastry, omelettes, fresh local cheeses, yogurts, honey, and marmalade is offered. The O&B is within a short walk to most major shopping areas, ancient sites, and Gazi nightlife. Gazi is a trendy section of Athens in which the former Athens’ Gasworks is found (“gazi” is Greek for gas: the Gasworks building has been recreated as a cultural center and the area is now “cool”). Those who love art and the club scene will also enjoy the area after dark. Psiri offers visitors the choice of elegant restaurants or local taverna fare. O&B’s attention to detail, luxury amenities, and great location make this boutique a perfect choice for those traveling to Athens.
Located near the business district, is certain to please travelers who enjoy stylish and urban surroundings. The boutique hotel has one hundred twenty-four standard rooms (most offer a terrace or garden), six executive rooms and three suites. All are tastefully, vividly colored, featuring a lilac-green-orange-white botanically fresh palette. A minimalist, casual décor (architect Zeppos) puts tourists and business travelers at ease. Wonderful Korres toiletries are included in each room. A well-equipped private gym, steam room and sauna are available to guests. Satellite and paid-interactive television are available. The hotel’s rooftop pool and delightful <i>Air Lounge</i> with Acropolis views are very popular with guests. We especially recommend Fresh Hotel to business travelers who want a state-of-the-art conference and business center.
Is an intimate, extra-cozy five-star boutique hotel. Artworks on display throughout the building reflect the Gazi area’s special love and attention to art and culture. The hotel is located just several blocks from Gazi center and offers easy access to Athens’ main sites by foot or train. A gorgeous sixth floor balcony is the backdrop for the hotels “Grand Balcon” restaurant for lunch and dinner. Athens city views are truly amazing! Guests also enjoy Sensia Spa and Gym for luxurious treatments, rooftop swimming and steam baths. The Frame Garden lounge is another incredible place to enjoy local Athens ambience. Rooms provide guests with oversize beds, high-speed Internet and SAT-TV.
Compensates for small space with luxurious surroundings and facilities. Located in Plaka, the boutique hotel offers single, double, and family accommodations and the extra-special Acropolis View Suite. Each room is luxurious. Guests can take advantage of full spa treatments, including massages and manicures, or book a special sightseeing trip and guide. Breakfast or afternoon tea are quintessentially elegant and sustaining Greek meals. Beautiful and gentle live music is available in both the bar and restaurant of the hotel.
It’s difficult to select the very best boutique hotel in Athens because each of our favorites is like a perfect jewel! Travelers planning a trip to Athens in the near future won’t be disappointed with accommodations at any of our top five boutique hotels in Athens. Check ThinkHotels.com to compare availability and rates beforehand.
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