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2,891 reviews
+30 21 0322 2706

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Breakfast
Child Care

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
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User Highlights
"Location is perfect for" "Location of this hotel is fantastic"
99% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
100% liked the proximity to shopping.
"Clean facilities" "Clean and nice rooms"
94% said rooms were clean.
98% thought it was clean.
"Attentive staff" "Staff were amazing"
97% found the staff to be very friendly.
94% thought the service was very professional.
Bar and Beverages
"Fabulous roof top bar" "Reasonable priced cocktails"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 96%.
Lovely bar service, according to 100%.
"Fantastic buffet breakfast" "The breakfast buffet was excellent"
100% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
Value for money
"Reasonable priced cocktails" "Free hot drinks and biscuits all day"
100% were happy with the price.
100% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
"Free wi-fi in the rooms" "Good internet service"
63% thought the wifi quality was ok.
100% thought it was a great value.
"AC unit worked perfectly" "Amazing roof view"
98% thought the view was good.
94% said rooms were clean.
"Delicious yogurt" "Free hot drinks and biscuits all day"
Yummy desserts, said 90%.
100% were happy with the price.
"Superb roof top garden" "Roof terrace fab"
68% thought the building was acceptable.
97% loved the terrace.
"Cozy and modern setting" "Modern interior"
58% criticized the unstylish hotel.
85% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.

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Awesome terrace
Great view
Wonderful sightseeing
Friendly service
Expert Reviews
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...
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
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Care
Free Breakfast
Free Wifi
No Smoking
From 1:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Tourism Fee: EUR 1.50 per accommodation, per night
  • Crib (Infant Bed) Fee: EUR 6 per day