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Top 5 Athens Hotels for Families

by Eugenia Lazaris

Oct 17, 2017

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Whether traveling to Greece to visit archaeological sites, to experience the city’s charm and culture or as a stop-over on the way to the Greek Islands, families are looking for clean, comfortable and affordable accommodations to make their stay even more pleasurable. These five hotels in the Athens area are perfect for families and business executives traveling with families, whatever their needs are.

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Brasil Suites

Located in Glyfada, a beach suburb of Athens, Brasil Suites is an ideal destination for families looking to enjoy the beach during their trip to Athens. Although it is away from the city center, all of Athens’ archeological sites and museums are easily accessible from the hotel via tram, taxi or bus, and the metro station is only a short distance away. The stylishly decorated, apartment-style suites can accommodate families of up to five members, with baby cots available upon request. The hotel can arrange for tours to local attractions as well as transportation to and from the airport. In addition to the hotel pool and restaurant, beach access is within walking distance along with some of the best restaurants and shops Athens has to offer.

Fresh Hotel

Fresh Hotel is one of the newer boutique hotels in Athens. With an ultra-modern design and a “fresh” approach at hotel living, the Fresh Hotel offers a comfortable and convenient stay for families and businessmen alike. Families with children and teens can take advantage of the rooftop pool and easy access to shops and tourist attractions, while traveling executives can conduct business in the well-equipped meeting rooms.

Centrotel Hotel

Centrotel Hotel is great for families looking to avoid the touristy areas without being too far removed from the action. While located in downtown Athens, it is in a residential part of town that allows for more spacious accommodations. The rooms are comfortable and families can relax without feeling crowded. It is mere minutes from the Victoria Metro station guaranteeing easy access to all Athens has to offer.

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InterContinental Athenaeum

For families looking for some luxury during their stay in Athens, the InterContinental Athenaeum is the perfect place to stay. The InterContinental offers comfortable and spacious rooms and suites for families and is well outfitted for executives to conduct business operations from the hotel while their families enjoy the sights and sounds of beautiful Athens.

Hotel Grande Bretagne

Located in the heart of Athens in Syntagma Square, the Grand Bretagne maintains a decades-old reputation as one of the finest hotels in Athens. While pricier than others on this list, this hotel offers amenities everyone can enjoy with a touch of old world charm. With both an indoor pool and an outdoor, roof-top pool, as well as a roof-top bar with a stunning view of the Acropolis, the Grande Bretagne allows its guests to enjoy Athens in style. Located across the street from the Parliament Building with the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and its traditional changing of the guard ceremony performed hourly, there is plenty to see and do. The Acropolis is a short metro ride away and the area is overflowing with amazing shops, restaurants and museums.

Armed with this list of great hotels, families can easily book their Athens stay and have plenty of time left over to plan the rest of their vacation activities.


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