Famous as the ancient capital of the world, Athens is a beautiful fix of the old and the new, the ancient and the contemporary. Built in the 5th century, it is a beautiful city that is rich in both culture and heritage. It is also known as the temple city and the famous Acropolis which can be viewed from any corner of the city is what attracts people to Athens. Head to explore the beaches and ruins here. And if you are wondering about accommodation, then here are some of the best Athens hotels to stay at during your Athens trip.

An experience of a vacation also depends on the type of accommodation to a certain extent. If one is staying too far from the city center or attractions, then half the time is wasted on the commute and it is difficult to explore the nearby places because often the local transport too isn't available. If services aren’t good, then too the experience of the guest is spoilt. So, it is necessary that one chooses his/her accommodation wisely to have a hassle-free experience during their vacation. Listed below are some of the best options to consider for accommodation during your Greece travel.

1. Elia Ermou Athens Hotel

Situated at a close distance to the famous Acropolis, Elia Ermou Athens Hotel is an excellent property in Athens. This is a four-star property that features an in-house restaurant and a fitness center. The airport is at a distance of 34 km and the property has a parking option available at an additional charge. One of the best value for money properties, Elia Ermou Athens Hotel is a place that both families and couples can consider on their Greece trip.

2. Electra Metropolis

Electra Metropolis is one of the best Athens hotels. Situated in the heart of the city, the property boasts of a rooftop pool. The sun terrace at Electra Metropolis offers its guests with some of the most beautiful views of the city. The property also has an in-house restaurant and bar where guests can enjoy exotic drinks and tasty snacks. The property is modern and the rooms are quite elegant. They come with modern furnishings and wooden floorings. Other than this, wifi too is available at the property. So, if you like to be connected at all times, this is a great place to consider.

3. 360 Degrees

Offering beautiful views of the environs and Acropolis is 360 Degrees situated right at Monastiraki Square. The Monastiraki Flea Market is a stone’s throw away from this property. Other archaeological sites too are close by and easy for a traveler to explore. The Old Town is a mere five minutes walk, while the airport is at a distance of 20 km from the hotel. The rooms come with modern furnishings, TV, and a seating area. The property also offers a buffet breakfast which has both vegetarian and vegan options. So, if food is your concern, then look no further. All in all, it is a great place to stay in Athens.

4. InnAthens

There is a long list of Athens hotels to choose from. Another great property to stay at in Athens is InnAthens. Though close to the busy Ermou Street, the hotel has peaceful and quiet environs. Though at the center, one can still enjoy a serene time here. The airport is 19 km away, while other attractions are a stone’s throw away. The rooms are comfortable and beautifully decorated. The bathrooms are equipped with olive products. It is one great option to consider on a Greece or Athens trip.

Author's Bio: 

Coming from the ‘City of Joy’, Kolkata, Simmie’s sole motto is to explore life through journeys to unexplored destinations and knitting travel stories. She believes in creating memories, eating like a local, talking to the natives, understanding their way of living and capturing their smile in her camera. Be it quaint little Himalayan villages, grand forts in Rajasthan or serene beaches in Goa or ancient temples in Varanasi, all the destinations have an untold saga, which she tries to unfold! All her journeys, new or old, are etched on the canvas of her heart like a beautiful painting. Experimenting new dishes and experiencing different cultures are some of the things she enjoys the most. It's through travelling that she derives inspiration. An ardent reader, cinema lover and a nascent photographer, she wishes to listen and discover the myriad colours and sounds of nature.