Destinations / Europe

14 Best Hotels in Athens, Greece with an Acropolis View from $123

Few cities rival Athens when it comes to historical importance, as this majestic city is dominated by 5th-century BC landmarks, including the Acropolis, and was the birthplace of democracy, theatre and Western civilisation. Explore the ancient monuments, medieval churches and world-class museums, then soak up picturesque hillside views or wander along its charming cobblestone streets.

With over 400 million annual visitors to HotelsCombined, we’ve discovered the best hotels in Athens with an Acropolis View. Marvel at the ancient ruins from your hotel room, then enjoy on-site perks, such as lavish spas, gourmet restaurants and rooftop bars with city views.

Athenaeum Intercontinental

Athenaeum Intercontinental

Located in the Kallithea, Athenaeum Intercontinental is known for its award-winning conference centre, luxury day spa and rooftop Premiere restaurant featuring stunning Acropolis views. In summer, you can enjoy appetisers and drinks at the seasonal outdoor pool or a signature martini at Tobar, while Art Lounge is a cosy spot in winter with its decadent desserts and live piano music.

Classic Rooms feature contemporary local art on its walls as well as flat-screen TVs, complimentary W-Fi and marble bathrooms, while Executive Rooms add a stunning picture window overlooking the Acropolis. For a separate living room and private balcony with the best Acropolis views, splurge on a Suite.

Hotel Highlights

  • Parthenon views and creative cocktails at Premiere Bar.
  • The spa’s private treatment suites, heated ceramic beds, sauna and hammam.
  • A five-minute walk from the Onassis Cultural Centre Athens.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 190 – USD 381
Guest Rating: 8.5
Address: 89-93 Syngrou Avenue, Neos Kosmos, Athens, Greece

Herodion Hotel

Herodion Hotel

Just 100 metres from the Acropolis Museum, Herodion Hotel offers a prime location in Athen’s ancient city centre. Admire Acropolis views from the rooftop garden’s two Jacuzzis or at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Point A, which serves traditional Greek specialties. Play chess by the crackling fire at Herodion’s Lounge, then finish with a cocktail at the elegant Herodion’s Bar.

Marvel at an iconic piece of Greek history in the Superior Double Room with Acropolis View, which features a private balcony with city views. Solo travellers can save money by staying in the Standard Single Room with courtyard views, while families or groups will appreciate the extra space, sitting area and sofa bed in the two-bedroom Junior Suite. 

Hotel Highlights

  • Seasonal and locally-sourced Greek cuisine at Atrium Greek Bistrot.
  • Yoga sessions and therapeutic massages available.
  • Most rooms have private balconies, including some with views of the Acropolis.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 151 – USD 176
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: 4 Rovertou Galli Street, Acropolis, Athens, Greece

Electra Metropolis Hotel

Electra Metropolis Hotel

Electra Metropolis Hotel is situated on the lively Mitropoleos Street next to Syntagma Square in the heart of the city centre. The 8th and 9th-floor Deluxe Acropolis Rooms feature balconies with Acropolis views, flat-screen TVs and mini bars, while Acropolis Suites add separate sitting areas and furnished balconies.

Sunbathe at the 10th-floor pool, which offers views of Lycabettus Hill, then visit Ageo Spa for a pampering massage. Don’t miss the Metropolis Roof Garden, which serves creative Greek cuisine alongside memorable views of the Acropolis. After dinner, enjoy a night out at M Bar with signature cocktails and live DJs.

Hotel Highlights

  • Light meals and coffee at the natural sun-drenched Atrium lounge bar.
  • A ground floor Library Bistro with bookshelves and Mediterranean cuisine.
  • Located near Ermou, Athens’ main shopping street, and Attica, The Department Store.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 232 – USD 498
Guest Rating: 9.4
Address: Mitropoleos 15, Syntagma, Athens, Greece

The Athens Gate Hotel

The Athens Gate Hotel

Opposite the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens Gate Hotel boasts some of the best Acropolis views. Executive Rooms feature 7th-floor balcony views of the Acropolis as well as mini bars, flat-screen TVs and anatomic mattresses, while posh Suites add panoramic furnished terraces and in-room Jacuzzis.

HotelsCombined visitors rave about the 8th-floor Athens Gate Roof Top Restaurant, which offers Greek cuisine and wines and spectacular panoramic views. Alternatively, you can marvel at Acropolis Hill with a cocktail from Athens Gate RoofTop Bar. When you’re ready to explore, visit the historic Zappeion and Odeon of Herodes Atticus, both just a short walk away.

Hotel Highlights

  • A breakfast buffet with Greek pies, bread, yoghurt, honey and fruits.
  • The relaxing Lobby Bar with comfortable seating and coffee, snacks and cocktails.
  • An affordable Budget Room option with a mini bar, flat-screen TV and work desk.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 176 – USD 232
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: 10 Syngrou Avenue, Acropolis, Athens, Greece

Novotel Athenes

Novotel Athenes

Novotel Athenes is an upscale hotel beloved for its seasonal rooftop terrace with a pool and spectacular city views. On the rooftop, you’ll also find Clair De Lune restaurant serving international cuisine as well as the nearby Pool Bar, which is ideal for both day and night with its plush sun beds and cocktails.

Couples will love the Superior Room’s flat-screen TV, mini fridge and blackout curtains, while families will appreciate the sofa bed in the four-person Superior Room with Double Bed and Sofa. For two flat-screen TVs, a Nespresso machine and separate sitting area, upgrade to a Superior Suite.

Hotel Highlights

  • An outdoor pool with panoramic views of the Acropolis.
  • The open kitchen and healthy Mediterranean-style cuisine at Nov’Agora.
  • A 10-minute walk from the National Archaeology Museum.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 123 – USD 140
Guest Rating: 8.1
Address: 4-6 Michail Voda Street, Metaxourgeio, Athens, Greece

O&B Athens Boutique Hotel

O&B Athens Boutique Hotel

O&B Athens Boutique Hotel is located in the Thiseio district in downtown Athens, next to the Thisio metro station. Cosy Standard Double Rooms include flat-screen TVs and mini fridges, but for Acropolis views, upgrade to an Acropolis Petite Suite with a private terrace and queen-size bed.

The All Day Bar Restaurant offers traditional Greek specialties, coffee and cocktails. Other on-site perks include 24-hour room service, public laptops, luggage storage and a library. One of the best-known examples of an Ancient Greek agora, the Ancient Agora of Athens is within a five-minute walk away.

Hotel Highlights

  • Beef Escalopes with Red Wine & Honey Sauce at the on-site restaurant.
  • A breakfast buffet with chocolate croissants, Cretan rusks, Greek yoghurt, honey and cheeses.
  • In-room massages.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 141 – USD 272
Guest Rating: 9.2
Address: 7 Leokoriou str., Psyri, Athens, Greece

NJV Athens Plaza

NJV Athens Plaza

Just across the street from the famous Syntagma Square, the 5-star NJV Athens Plaza is only a 15-minute walk from the Parthenon. Acropolis View Deluxe Suites feature 9th-floor Acropolis views, king-size beds and marble bathrooms, while the Acropolis Panoramic View Suite adds a living room and sweeping views of Athens.

Visit the mezzanine-level Parliament Restaurant for an American-style breakfast buffet and Mediterranean dinner, then grab a pick-me-up at the Plaza Cafe or a glass of champagne at Explorer’s Bar. Ready to learn more about Athens? Browse the fascinating exhibits in the Byzantine and Christian Museum or Museum of Cycladic Art, both a 10-minute walk away.

Hotel Highlights

  • The two-storey Presidential Suite’s living room, veranda and balcony.
  • Tasty pastries, coffee and outdoor seating at Plaza Cafe.
  • Live music and signature cocktails at Explorer’s Bar.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 174 – USD 205
Guest Rating: 8.2
Address: 2 Vassileos Georgiou A, Constitution Square, Syntagma, Athens, Greece

New Hotel

New Hotel

New Hotel is a hip and artsy hotel with vibrant interior design and custom-made furniture. There’s also a fully-equipped fitness centre and a luxury spa with a Jacuzzi, steam bath and private spa suites. Don’t miss the rooftop Taste Restaurant with Greek cuisine and panoramic city views.

Rooms at this hotel are like a living art installation with floor-to-ceiling bamboo walls, sculpture-like bathrooms and gold-shaded mirrors. The Standard Room includes a pillow menu, working desk, mini bar and Smart TV, while the Penthouse Suite exudes luxury with its living room and a large terrace with Acropolis views.

Hotel Highlights

  • The Spa Lovers package with a private spa suite, aromatic Jacuzzi bath soak and massage or facial.
  • Over 2,000 art books for guests to borrow in the Art Lounge.
  • Panoramic views of the Acropolis from the rooftop restaurant and bar.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 172 – USD 270
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: 16 Filellinon Street, Syntagma, Athens, Greece

MET34 Athens Hotel

MET34 Athens Hotel

A one-minute walk from Syntagma Square, MET34 Athens Hotel is within easy reach of the city’s top attractions. After a long day of sightseeing, retreat to the hotel’s cosy cafe and bar or catch up with emails with complimentary W-Fi and iPads.

Superior Double Rooms include small balconies with street views as well as work desks, tablets and queen-size beds. The Grand Superior Room, meanwhile, can accommodate up to four guests with its double sofa bed and kitchenette. Metropolis Suites are the most luxurious accommodation choice, offering two bedrooms, a living area and a balcony with views of the Athens Cathedral.

Hotel Highlights

  • Family-friendly rooms with fully-equipped kitchens.
  • Business amenities, including fast Wi-Fi, working desks and in-room tablets.
  • Complimentary breakfast and a 24-hour reception.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 231 – USD 551
Guest Rating: 9.9
Address: 9 Petraki St, Syntagma, Athens, Greece

AthensWas

AthensWas

Located on Dionysiou Areopagitou, the most iconic street in Athens’ old city centre, AthensWas is just steps from the Acropolis. Want to indulge in a dinner or night out with the imposing Acropolis as your background? Enjoy Greek gastronomy and rooftop views at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Sense.

The Athenswas Suite features a sitting area, double bed and spacious veranda with Acropolis views, while the Hellenic Suite adds comfy sofas and a dining table on its veranda. If you’re celebrating something special, consider splurging on the opulent Hellenic Grand Suite occupying the entire 6th floor.

Hotel Highlights

  • Guided tours of the city and organised day trips outside of Athens.
  • Luxury services, including in-room spa treatments and helicopter flights to the Greek islands are available.
  • Limousine or taxi transfers to and from Athens International Airport.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 296 – USD 406
Guest Rating: 9.6
Address: Dionysiou Areopagitou 5, Acropolis, Athens, Greece

Emporikon Athens Hotel

Emporikon Athens Hotel

HotelsCombined visitors rave about the prime location of Emporikon Athens Hotel, which is in the city centre 300 metres from the Monastiraki Metro Station. Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel, then rent a bike to explore the city or organise your sightseeing with the concierge at the 24-hour front desk.

Standards rooms include a flat-screen TV, mini bar and soundproof windows, while some also have balconies, open-plan layouts and separate sitting areas. Want to impress your loved one? Upgrade to a room with a postcard-perfect view of the Acropolis or Lycabettus Hill.

Hotel Highlights

  • Affordable rooms with air-conditioning, coffee facilities and movie channels.
  • Easy access to Agia Irini Square and its restaurants, bars and nightlife venues.
  • A five-minute walk to the Monastiraki Flea Market.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 200 – USD 224
Guest Rating: 9
Address: Aiolou 27A, Syntagma, Athens, Greece

Hera Hotel

Hera Hotel

Hera Hotel is located at the foot of Acropolis Hill within easy reach of the city’s iconic archaeological sites. With only 38 rooms on five floors, you’ll discover an intimate ambience along with marble bathrooms, complimentary Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. For a private balcony with Acropolis views, upgrade to the Standard Room Acropolis View.

The hotel’s Peacock Restaurant offers an idyllic setting with gourmet cuisine and Parthenon views, while other on-site perks include a 24-hour concierge, daily maid services and a business centre. You’re also only a 15-minute walk from the Acropolis as well as the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first Olympic Games were held.

Hotel Highlights

  • The luxe Junior Suite with a cosy sitting area and balcony with Acropolis views.
  • Signature cocktails and freshly brewed coffee in the Lobby.
  • Complimentary parking and a breakfast buffet.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 146 – USD 349
Guest Rating: 8.7
Address: 9 Falirou Street, Acropolis, Athens, Greece

Hilton Athens

Hilton Athens

Housed in a 1960s building with a marble facade, Hilton Athens is a landmark hotel just steps from the art-filled Benaki Museum. Guest Rooms feature work desks, seating areas and balconies with city views, while Suites add spacious living and dining rooms, balconies with Acropolis views and Executive Lounge access. Couples will love the whirlpool with Acropolis views in the Royal Suite.

Enjoy a leisurely dip in the 25-metre outdoor pool or take advantage of Hiltonia Spa’s sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and menu of massages, body scrubs and wraps. Savour vibrant Mediterranean flavours at Byzantino Restaurant or marvel at the dazzling skyline views from the rooftop Galaxy Restaurant & Bar.

Hotel Highlights

  • Smoothies, wine and cocktails at Oasis Pool Bar & Grill.
  • A short walk from the upmarket district of Kolonaki.
  • Thick-cut aged steak and Aegean seafood at Milos Restaurant.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 476 – USD 204
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: 46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Illissia, Athens, Greece

Amalia Hotel

Amalia Hotel

The central location of Amalia Hotel offers stunning views overlooking the Greek Parliament and the National Gardens. Before you embark on your journey through Athens, enjoy a healthy buffet breakfast in the on-site restaurant Mezzanine or kick back at the Chrysalis Lobby Lounge with a light snack or refreshment.

Rooms include complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and balconies with city views. For a corner suite with a separate sitting area and a wraparound balcony with Lycabettus Hill views, upgrade to a Suite. Travelling with the kids? The Classic Single room can be connected with a Deluxe room for families.

Hotel Highlights

  • All rooms have double glazed windows and are fully air-conditioned.
  • A buffet breakfast with wholemeal rusks, olives, feta cheese and traditional cheese pies.
  • Only 60 metres from the Syntagma train station.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 193 – USD 210
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 10 Amalias Avenue, Syntagma, Athens, Greece

Hotel Location

Splurge on a Room with a View at These Athens Hotels

Athens was the heart of the ancient Greek civilisation and still boasts legendary Greek landmarks and world-renowned cultural attractions. The ancient buildings of the Acropolis are incredible to see from the comfort of your hotel room. These hotels not only offer stunning Acropolis views, but also boast outdoor pools and Jacuzzis, chic bars and lounges and luxe spas. 

Which Athens hotel is your favourite? Let us know in the comments below.

Author: Charity De Souza

Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I have been travelling with my battered backpack full-time for over a decade. My favourite travel memories include skydiving in Switzerland, wine tasting in Portugal, road tripping through Iceland, snorkelling in Indonesia and watching a sunset in the Sahara Desert.

Charity De Souza
Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I have been travelling with my battered backpack full-time for over a decade. My favourite travel memories include skydiving in Switzerland, wine tasting in Portugal, road tripping through Iceland, snorkelling in Indonesia and watching a sunset in the Sahara Desert.
Posted on Categories Destinations, EuropeTags ,

Tags

Recommended Articles

Destinations / Europe

14 Best Family-Friendly Hotels & Resorts in Crete from $53

Despite being the largest and most populated of the Greek islands, Crete continually slips under the radar when compared to Mykonos or Santorini. However, this oasis rewards intrepid...

Read More
Ben Stower
I'm enamoured with travel, whether it's finding the quiet, local sanctuaries in touristic cities, venturing into rock vaults in a distant jungle or spending hours on a Spanish beach. I can't see an end to my travelling. Just another chapter and another story to tell.
Posted on Categories Destinations, EuropeTags ,
Destinations / Europe

13 Best Santorini Hotels with Infinity Pools

Santorini is best-known for its picturesque villages and dramatic ocean views, dotted with whitewashed Cycladic houses, multicoloured beaches and one of the most photographed sunset...

Read More
Charity De Souza
Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I have been travelling with my battered backpack full-time for over a decade. My favourite travel memories include skydiving in Switzerland, wine tasting in Portugal, road tripping through Iceland, snorkelling in Indonesia and watching a sunset in the Sahara Desert.
Posted on Categories Destinations, EuropeTags ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.