I love the Athens Gate Hotel. Its just 300m from the Acropolis Museum and a short walk into Plaka where there are lots and lots of bars and restaurants. The rooms are clean and very functional - beds are comfy. The rooms on the 7th floor have quite large balconies and when the sun comes out you can sit at the table with 2 chairs and take in the view of the Temple of Zeus if you have a room at the front. The buffet breakfast is very good; the bacon, orange juice and coffee is excellent and the view of the Acropolis is fabulous. The bar and restaurant is essentially a glass box on top of the hotel, floor 8, and the views are stunning. There is a bit of road noise but it gets quieter after 10pm and it is in central Athens. Its a great hotel, very well located. I have included a iPhone panaoramic photo from my 7th floor balcony.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Athens Gate Hotel is located in the historic district of Athens exactly opposite the Temple of Olympian Zeus. It is 400 m away from the Acropolis, 200 m away from the new Acropolis Museum, and on the doorstep of Plaka, the heart of the tourist district of Athens. It has recently been taken over by new Management, and fully renovated. Its style is modern and simple, as befits the area. New features include LCD TV in all rooms. In 2015 The Athens Gate Hotel was announced best case Hotel, under a research conducted by National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in order to identify energy consumption patterns and best efficiency in buildings in Attica Hotel sector. ... more less
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- Athens Gate Hotel