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Top tips for finding Athens hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Athens, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Athens in July and September.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Athens if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Saturday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Athens accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Athens found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was AED 296, while the most expensive was AED 695.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Athens for 5 days.
If you are searching for hotels in Athens near all the historical sights, consider staying in a hotel in or around the areas of Monastiraki or Anafiotika (part of Plaka). Adrian Hotel is a good choice, close to the Acropolis and Parthenon as well as other key cultural sights.
Glyfada is an affluent suburb of Athens by the beach. Connected to central Athens by tram, the district is a good place to stay for those looking for a beach vacation with opportunities for day trips to historic sights.
Athens International Airport is about 20 miles from the city centre, so if you are jetting off on an early or late flight, consider an airport hotel for your arrival or departure.
There are several nice hotels close to the airport with free airport shuttle, such as the Dolce Attica Riviera, or you stay at the Sofitel Athens Airport hotel and simply walk to the terminal.
Steeped in history, impressive Syntagma Square is one of the most famous public squares in Greece, and is a renowned meeting point for Athens locals.
A number of excellent hotels are located within walking distance of Syntagma Square, including the King George, a Luxury Collection Hotel and Njv Athens Plaza.
It’s no secret that Athens can get extremely hot in summer. If you’re planning a trip during warmer months, make sure you find a hotel with a pool, such as the Fresh Hotel or Dorian Inn Hotel, to cool off after a long day of sightseeing.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Athens
Athens is a great destination for children. With myriad family-friendly sights and attractions as well as a beachfront location, Athens offers endless ways to keep the little ones entertained. Consider searching for a hotel in peaceful Kifisia, home to a park and natural history museum, or base yourself in the city centre in Plaka near the Acropolis. Glyfada is another attractive option due to its proximity to the beach and the large choice of budget-friendly hotels.
Much of the best Athens nightlife is clustered around the city centre, in Kolonaki, Psirri or Gazi. City Circus Athens is an excellent budget choice with hostel style accommodation in one of Athens’ old mansions. In summer, consider a hotel in the Glyfada area, where the nightlife picks up by the beach.
Kolonaki is the most famous area for shopping in Athens. The neighbourhood features a mix of designer boutiques and small shops selling antiques and local handicrafts such as Greek embroidery, ceramics, and folk art. The northeastern neighbourhoods of Halandri and Kifisia also offer good options for shopping. Hotels to consider include The Y Hotel in Kifisia and Athens Hilton, a short walk to the shopping streets of Kolonaki.
Travellers can fuel up on a tasty breakfast and plenty of tea and coffee before embarking on a full day of Athens sightseeing, by choosing a hotel that offers a premium morning spread, such as O&B Athens Boutique Hotel and Athens Center Square Hotel. Both offer complimentary breakfast with Greek specialties and continental options.
The most popular neighbourhoods amongst KAYAK users are Plaka and Kolonaki. Hotels in walking-distance from Syntagma Square are also very sought-after.
Travellers who like staying near Syntagma Square recommend Electra Metropolis Athens, Royal Olympic Hotel and Electra Palace Athens.
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Athens for as cheap as AED 31 in the last 3 days. The average price is AED 403.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Athens. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
Hotel room prices will vary depending on facilities and location. The cheapest double room in Athens for tonight found in the last 3 hours was AED 68. We also found 3-star hotels from AED 108 and 4-star hotels from AED 78.
In the last 72 hours, users have found Athens hotels for this weekend for as low as AED 35 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from AED 48 and 4-star hotels from AED 91.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Athens districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Athens city centre
Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.
Where to stay in Athens?
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