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All reviewsrooftop bargreat locationwithin walking distancefree tea and coffeebreakfast roomrooftop viewsyntagma squarean amazing viewflea marketroof gardenancient agoracentral locationmajor sitesgreek yogurtbreakfast was excellentrestaurants and shopswould highly recommend this hotel
We recently stayed at Plaka Hotel in Athens and could not recommend it highly enough. It is very centrally located and we were able to walk everywhere we wanted to go? There are heaps of restaurants and cafes nearby and we always felt very safe....More
Location very nice situated. We booked connecting rooms and actually if you do not open the interconnecting door, it is 2 separate rooms (1 double + 1 twin). Just a few mins from Monastiraki Metro station, very easy walk to Plaka area. Room is larger...More
Clean, comfortable and conveniently located with phenomenal views of the Acropolis from both the room and the rooftop. Management will go out of their way to make your stay the best. This was our final stop in a 2-month, 13-country anniversary trip through Europe. When...More
very clean, nice team. good breakfast. honest people, room with lot of space and near thenparlament, comerce, flea market. nive viewnto acropolis. very nice.place to stay during your trip to athens. atencious team
I will echo the other reviewers raves about the hotel's location: if you are spending only one night in Athens and intend to visit the Acropolis and related historic sites, you cannot beat Hotel Plaka's location. The hotel is easy walking distance to the attractions...More
Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay and play. Its attractive features include small squares, some notable museums and the beautiful Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a
number of souvenir shops, offering classier items than you will find in the Flea Market. The most rewarding section to explore is the upper reaches towards the Acropolis itself, where many old stone houses with tiled roofs have survived. Up here you can find leafier corners and the odd quaint taverna with unobstructed views of the ancient rock.
The last time I visited (September 2017), the Plaka Hotel did not have an evening dining room. A very generous breakfast buffet is included in your room rate during the morning and complimentary coffee/tea/hot... More
The last time I visited (September 2017), the Plaka Hotel did not have an evening dining room. A very generous breakfast buffet is included in your room rate during the morning and complimentary coffee/tea/hot chocolate/water and biscuits are available through out the day until 5:30 pm....at which time a delightful roof top terrace bar opens. The roof top terrace provides one of the most spectacular views of the sunset over the City of Athens and of the illuminated Acropolis. There are so many restaurants within walking distance of the Hotel that offer an array of traditional and contemporary Greek cuisine, as well as vegan, European, and international fare, from super-cheap to fine dining.
The airport is approximately 20 miles from the Athens City Center. There is a taxi stand just outside the Terminal (Exit 3, across from the Sofitel Hotel). The rate to the City Center is a flat rate of 38 euros, including... More
The airport is approximately 20 miles from the Athens City Center. There is a taxi stand just outside the Terminal (Exit 3, across from the Sofitel Hotel). The rate to the City Center is a flat rate of 38 euros, including the toll, so don't pay more unless the driver is handling a lot of luggage. After 12 midnight through 6 a.m., the flat rate jumps to 54 euros. This is the fastest, easiest way to transfer, but both the taxis and buses are dependent on traffic conditions.
Alternative transportation includes:
Bus # X95: Leaves the Terminal (between Exits 4 and 5) which takes you to Syntagma Square in approximately 40-60 minutes. Cost: 6 euros The Hotel is about an 8 minute walk downhill from the Square.
Metro: The metro takes about 40 minutes from the airport to the City Center. Tickets and instructions can be found on the Automatic Ticket Issue Machines. Especially if you are handling luggage, I would caution you about pick pockets; a problem on any major city subway. Your subway stop for The Plaka Hotel will be Monastiraki. When you exit, it will be about an 8 minute slightly uphill walk through a crowded shopping area. I hope that this helps!
Response from Heather H | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't have these facilities in the room but you can get some after breakfast till 5pm in the breakfast room for free. After that you have to buy it on the roof terrace or walk 20 yards any which way and there are... More
No, they don't have these facilities in the room but you can get some after breakfast till 5pm in the breakfast room for free. After that you have to buy it on the roof terrace or walk 20 yards any which way and there are loads of coffee places including a starbucks.