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Hotels in Greece

And where to contact visiting hashers....

Hotel & other information can be from the following websites (and from others): (hotels on mainland & islands) (large range of information) (hellas on line)

Cheap accommodation in Central Athens:

12 Makri Street, Athens 117 42
    (beside the Acropolis metro station - red line)
(DIRECTIONS: Leave metro from Athinasios Diakou exit, walk down this street 30 metres,
then turn left into Makri St. & see Backpackers on the left. Look for the Aussie flag!)
Tel: +30-210-922-4044    Fax: +30-210-922-4040

.... From 15 Euro per night (2004)

Hotels researched for our visitors:

1. Budget:


See description and some photos here:

Please note that not all rooms seem to have view to the Acropolis!

Address: 27 Apollonos st, 105 56, Athens, Attica prefecture, Greece
Phone: +30 210 331-4658     Fax: +30 210 321-4203

Owner/Manager: Mrs. Maria Armata

In Jan. 2006 agreed with Mrs. Armata a special rate of 55 Euro per double room (this could be repeated in future).

She does not accept credit cards but cash payments or throught the post. Bookings should be done quickly as this is a small hotel.

We had a look at the rooms, they are freshly renovated, spacious, private bath, air conditioning, telephone, television and very clean.

2. More up-market:


See description and some photos here:

Please note that the rooms won't have view to the Acropolis.

Address: 3 Patroou st, 105 57, Athens, Attica prefecture, Greece
Phone: +30 210 322 1977-9     Fax: +30 210 321 0548


Please note that the address and phone numbers on the linked page are WRONG. Use only those above.

In Jan 2006 we agreed with the manager a special rate of 90 Euro incl. breakfast per double room (this could be repeated in future).

Credit cards accepted.

We really liked that one, looks like very cosy, with all modern facilities, even internet access (if your plugs plug to the greek plugs - you can buy an adaptor at an electrical store).

On the site with Athos hotel you may also find a little map showing the location of the hotel. You will see that Apolonos street (Kimon hotel) is just a few steps away. Both hotels are a distance of less than 100 meters from each other and in the heart of the city center. Still we were impressed how quiet the neighbourhood is - no noises at all! This is because they are little side streets which have almost no traffic. There are many bars and restaurants around as well as a big shopping area. Many interesting sites and all the best, Athens has to show are reachable just in walking distance.

Jason Inn Hotel

Tel: 210-325-1106 (desk)
Tel: 210-520-2491 (reservations)
E-mail: (reservations by e-mail)

Notes: Very close to Thission Metro Station & near the historical & shopping centre of Athens.
Area not too pretty, but hotel economical, clean & nice, etc.

>> A Hasher's testimonial (May, 2003): Its quite cheap if sharing, UKP (£) 64 for two including breakfast.
Rooms are clean, air conditioning, close to the Plaka, nice view of the Acropolis at breakfast!

Download Jason Inn Hotel location map

Some economical hotels in Central Athens:

AVA - PLAKA    TEL: 210-3236618


ASTOR - SYDAGMA    TEL: 210-3351000

DIROS - OMONIA    TEL: 210-5248112

ACROPOLIS SELECT    TEL: 210-9211610

Hotels in Central Athens that have been used by visiting hashers:

NJV Athens Plaza
Syntagma Sq.(BGR 10564, Athens, Greece.)
Telephone 30 210 33 52 400
FAX 30 210 32 35 856

President Hotel
Kifissias Avenue
Tel: 210 698 9000
(handy for CRAFT Micro Brewery)

Athinais Hotel
Vassilis Sofias
Tel: 210 643 1133
(handy for Mike's Irish Bar - Live Music)

Note: Both Hotels (above) are fairly accessible by Metro -- also very easy by taxi (from airport about 20 euro) and just a bit out of the busy city centre - but accessible by a short bus/metro ride.

Sofitel Athens Airport
Athens International Airport 190 19 Spata
Tel: +30-210-354-4000 Fax: 354-4444

(Short walk to Airport. For Hashers not on a budget who need to catch an early flight)

Some luxury hotels in Central Athens:

Alexandros Hotel  (8 Tim. Vassou Street) Tel: 210-643-0464

Andromeda Hotel  (22 Tim. Vassou Street) Tel: 210-641-5000

Athenaeum Inter-Continental  (89-93 Syngrou Avenue) Tel: 210-920-6000

Athens Acropol Hotel - Grecotel (1 Pireos Street) Tel: 210-528-2100

Blazer Suites (1 Alyyonidon Street)  Tel: 210-965-8801-7

Divani Caravel  (2 Vas. Alexandrou Street)  Tel: 210-720-7000

Hilton Hotel (Vass. Sophias):

Holiday Inn Athens  (50 Michalakopoulou Street)  Tel: 210-727-8000

Holiday Suites  (4 Arnis Street)   Tel: 210-727-8000

Ledra Marriot Hotel Athens  (115 Syngrou Ave): Tel: 210-930-0000
(Nearest metro: Fix)

Metropolitan Hotel  (385 Syngrou Avenue)  Tel: 210-947-1000

NJV Athens Plaza - Grecotel  (Constitution Square)  Tel: 210-325-5301

Omonia Grand Hotel-Grecotel  (2 Pireos Street)  Tel: 210-523-5230

Park Hotel  (10 Alexandras Avenue)  Tel: 210-883-2711

Saint George Lycabettus  (2 Kleomenous Street)  Tel: 210-729-0711

Savoy Hotel  (93 Iroon Polytechniou Avenue)   Tel: 210-428-4580


Outside central Athens

Hotel Pentelikon   (66 Deligianni Street, KIFISSIA, Northern Suburbs)  Tel: 210-623-0650 - $$$

Sofitel Athens Airport  (Athens International Airport)   Tel: 210-354-4000)
(Next to the Athens Airport -to - Athens Metro & Suburban train station)

Hyatt Regency   (13th Km. Thessalonikis-Pereas, THESSALONIKI)  Tel: 031-401-423   E-mail: - $$$

Makedonia Palace - Grecotel  (2 Meg. Alexandrou Street, THESSALONIKI)  Tel: 031-897-197