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Plaka Hotel

2,693 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 St
Athens, 10556
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User Highlights
Overall Guest Score
"Acropolis on the rooftop is fantastic" "Location was superb, easy"
99% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
100% liked the proximity to shopping.
"Hostess was a gem" "Staff unfailingly helpful"
97% found the staff to be very friendly.
96% thought the service was very professional.
"Delicious pastries" "Brilliant inexpensive ice cream and sandwich"
Yummy desserts, said 95%.
92% loved the menu selection.
"Delicious hot buffet breakfast" "Breakfast was delicious"
100% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
Bar and Beverages
"Near cocktails" "Acropolis from the rooftop bar is probably the best"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 100%.
"Facilities immaculate" "Rooms were clean and perfectly adequate"
87% said rooms were clean.
92% thought it was clean.
"Excellent air conditioning" "View from the roof terrace is probably unsurpassed"
96% thought the view was good.
61% said rooms were small.
"Dated decor" "Amazing roof terrace"
70% thought the building was wonderful.
95% loved the terrace.
"Internet signal is low" "Internet didn't work"
76% said the wifi quality was bad.
100% thought it was a great value.

Good to know...

Awesome terrace
Great view
Wonderful sightseeing
Great shopping
Expert Reviews
This hotel is popular with Greeks, who prefer its modern conveniences to the old-fashioned charms of most other hotels in the area.
Comfortable... the guest rooms in this charming, central hotel are a comfortable place to rest while in the heart of old Athens.
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.
Hotel Information
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Care
Free Breakfast
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Spa or Sauna
From 1:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
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