Tag Archives: Greece

The New Hotel, Athens

We stayed in the New Hotel for five nights around the time of the Athens Marathon, when it was also used as the base for the elite athletes. Here are a few photos and observations that we made during our stay, and at the bottom of this review is a video that’ll give you a further idea of the hotel. The hotel is the first ever hotel project of award winning designer duo Fernando and Humberto Campana. The Brazilian brothers were commissioned for their eco-sensitive ethos and the use of contemporary handicraft…

The Art Gallery Hotel, Athens

We stayed at The Art Gallery Hotel for five nights whilst researching our Athens City Guide. Here are a few observations and photographs that we made during our time there, and at the bottom of this review is a video that’ll give you a further idea of the hotel.  Location - The Art Gallery Hotel is at 5 Erecthiou Street, a quiet residential street lined with orange trees. It’s a five minute walk from the Syngrou Metro Station, a fifteen minute walk from The Temple of Zeus and a twenty minute walk to the entrance…

The Hera Hotel, Athens

We stayed at The Hera Hotel in Athens for 7 nights during November, 2014. Here are a few photos and observations that we made during our stay, and at the bottom of this review is a video that’ll give you a further idea of the hotel. The Hera is a friendly, central, four star place and relatively good value in our opinion considering what you get for the price and the cost of other hotels in the vicinity. Location - The Hera Hotel is at Falirou 9, a quiet residential street less than…

Attalos Hotel, Athens, Greece

We stayed at the Attalos Hotel for 3 nights whilst in Athens for the Athens Classic Marathon and 7 nights another time. Before we go into details, here’s a short film that I made on arriving at the hotel the first time we stayed. It’s not meant to be a glossy film showing the accommodation at it’s best, just an honest first impression on what the average visitor might encounter on arrival. Location - The Attalos Hotel is at 29 Athinas Street, a 10 minute walk from the Monastiraki Metro Station,…

The Art Gallery Hotel, Athens, Greece

We stayed at The Art Gallery Hotel for 4 nights whilst in Athens for the Athens Classic Marathon. Before we go into details, here’s a short film that I made on arriving at the hotel. It’s not meant to be a glossy film showing the accomodation at it’s best, just an honest first impression on what the average visitor might encounter on arrival. Location - The Art Gallery Hotel is at 5 Erecthiou Street, a quiet residential street lined with orange trees. It’s a 5 minute walk from the Syngrou Metro…

Herodion Hotel, Athens, Greece

We stayed at the Herodion Hotel for 4 nights whilst in Athens for the Athens Classic Marathon. Before we go into details, here’s a short film that I made on arriving at the hotel. It’s not meant to be a glossy film showing the accommodation at it’s best, just an honest first impression on what the average visitor might encounter on arrival. Location - The Herodion Hotel is at 4 Rovertou Galli Street, a 10 minute walk at most from the Acropolis Metro Station, and 20 minute walk to the Acropolis ruins….

Philippos Hotel, Athens, Greece

We stayed at the well-priced Philippos Hotel for 3 nights whilst in Athens for the Athens Classic Marathon. Before we go into details, here’s a short film that I made on arriving at the hotel. It’s not meant to be a glossy film showing the accommodation at it’s best, just an honest first impression on what the average visitor might encounter on arrival. Location - The Philippos Hotel is at 3 Mitseon Street, Acropolis, a 10 minute walk from the Acropolis Metro Station and 20 minute walk to the Acropolis ruins….