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Plaka

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8.8
Excellent
2,872 reviews
+30 21 0322 2706

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Breakfast
Child Care
Restaurant

The Plaka Hotel — Close to the Metro and Acropolis Museum

What do the Rooms Include?

Many rooms in the Plaka Hotel offer guests a magnificent view of the Acropolis.  The roof terrace bar has a great atmosphere and provides free tea and coffee throughout the day.  Also, the hotel offers a complimentary buffet breakfast and free WiFi access for its guests.  The hotel was renovated and all its rooms were modernized in 2011. 

The rooms include large, deep bathtubs which are a delight after a long walk around Athens.  Every room is equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV and comfortable large beds.  A business center is also available for travelers while those with children can book family rooms and arrange for babysitting services. 

What Amenities are Available?

Travelers can walk to the Acropolis Museum, which overlooks the modern city.  The museum holds the largest collection of artifacts from Ancient Greece, displayed across five floors. The Syntagma Square is also only a couple of minutes’ walk from the hotel where tourists can witness the changing of the guards and admire the architecture of the Hellenic Parliament.  Further down towards the ancient city, the Temple of Olympian Zeus awaits history lovers.  The largest temple remaining from Ancient Greece, its 15 original columns date from the 2nd century BCE.

After a long day of sight-seeing, tourists will find a myriad of quality Greek restaurants such as the Thanasis, which serves authentic kebab and tzatziki, only two blocks from the hotel.  The popular Plaka shopping district that surrounds the hotel offers great prices and unique items.

What are the Rates Like?

Single rooms for solo travelers start at about $120. From there, rates go up slightly for more space. Doubles run about $150, Triples $180, and a Family room costs about $240. All room rates include breakfast and free WiFi. 

What’s the Bottom Line?

The Plaka hotel is one of the best cheap hotels in Athens, and won a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2014.  It is close to attractions and transport links, provides a modern atmosphere, great services and breathtaking views of the Ancient Acropolis and the city. 

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7 Kapnikareas & Mitropoleos Athens 10556 Greece
Athens, 10556
Rooms & Rates
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User Highlights
8.8
Excellent
Location
"Location is perfect for" "Amazing views of the acropolis"
99% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
100% liked the proximity to shopping.
Bar and Beverages
"Fabulous roof top bar" "Reasonable priced cocktails"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 95%.
Lovely bar service, according to 100%.
Service
"Attentive staff" "Wonderful bartender"
97% found the staff to be very friendly.
73% said the reception staff was great.
Breakfast
"Fantastic buffet breakfast" "The breakfast buffet was excellent"
94% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
Cleanliness
"Clean facilities" "Good hygiene"
89% said rooms were clean.
98% thought it was clean.
Food
"Delicious yogurt" "Free hot drinks and biscuits all day"
Yummy desserts, said 94%.
100% were happy with the price.
Room
"Ac unit worked perfectly" "Air conditioning worked properly"
98% thought the view was good.
64% said rooms were small.
WiFi
"Good internet service" "Wi-Fi good"
56% thought the wifi quality was ok.
100% thought it was a great value.
Amenities
"Superb roof top garden" "Amazing roof deck"
69% thought the building was acceptable.
98% loved the terrace.

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Great view
Awesome terrace
Wonderful sightseeing
Friendly service
Expert Reviews
oyster.com
In an excellent location for sightseeing... the rooftop lounge is the highlight of the hotel with its comfortable seating and stunning views of the Acropolis.
The Telegraph
Perfect for visitors to Athens who want to do the sights without any fuss, Plaka offers comfortable, modern rooms and an open-air rooftop bar, close to the Acropolis. Most rooms have...
EuroCheapo
The three-star Hotel Plaka is not a flashy place. First and foremost, it's a capable hotel located at the edge of Plaka, bordering Monastiraki. Room furnishings are comfortable if...
Hotel Information
Features
Air-conditioned
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Care
Concierge
Free Breakfast
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Restaurant
Details
Check-In
From 1:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Check-Out
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
67
Fees
Required
  • Tourism Fee: EUR 1.50 per accommodation, per night
Add-ons
  • Crib (Infant Bed) Fee: EUR 6 per day