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Philippos Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • The hotel is on the edge of Athens's old quarter, known for its shops & restaurants
  • You'll be a 10-minute walk from the Acropolis summit & 2 minutes' walk from the Acropolis Museum
  • Syntagma Square, the city's commerical & political heart, is around 15 minutes' walk away

100% (17 Member Ratings)

"Warm welcome, great service with happy smiling staff and superb breakfast"
Mar 07, 2017
CATERHAM, United Kingdom


Map & Directions

There's an airport express bus (number 95) from Athens International Airport to Syntagma Square every 15 minutes. The bus costs around 6€, each way, and takes around 55 minutes. From Syntagma Square, it will take you 15 minutes to walk to the hotel. A taxi from the airport costs around 45€ and should take about 25 minutes.

Rooms & Rates

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Philippos Hotel is a cosy property on a quiet side street in Athens's city centre. It is a 2-minute walk from the Acropolis Museum at the foot of the Acropolis, which is crowned by the ruins of the Parthenon temple. The museum is one of Lonely Planet's Top Choice attractions in Athens.

The hotel is close to the old quarter, which is known for its range of shops and restaurants. Syntagma Square, by the Greek Parliament building in the city centre, are both around 15 minutes' walk away. Acropolis Metro station is a 2-minute walk from the hotel.

A buffet breakfast is served from 7-10am in the hotel's café, where you can also order drinks throughout the day. Service is "low-key yet efficient", says The Daily Telegraph. There is no restaurant on site, but guests get a 10% discount on meals at Atrium Greek Bistrot located at the Herodion Hotel (the hotel's sister property), which is a 2-minute walk away.

There are 50 bedrooms, each with air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. Some of the rooms offer views of the Acropolis.

From the press:

  • "A popular favourite, Philippos offers small, well-appointed rooms near the Acropolis" -- Lonely Planet

  • "This family-friendly hotel in central Athens is a homely and good-value choice" -- The Daily Telegraph



  • Bar
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • No pets allowed


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Business center
  • Baby-sitting service (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Fridge
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Infant's cot/crib available on request, free of charge, for children aged 2 and under. Extra person can stay in Triple or Quadruple Room:15€ per night for children and adults. This includes breakfast. Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Fees: City tax not included in the total price: 0.5%, payable at the hotel.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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100% Positive
(17 Member Reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Philippos Hotel over the past 15 months.
4.5 Ambiance
4.9 Location
3.9 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.6 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Warm welcome, great service with happy smiling staff and superb breakfast
Other Comments
Great location and value for money
irene Mar 07, 2017 CATERHAM, United Kingdom
Other Comments
Excellent location amazing staff good breakfast will go back
David Feb 01, 2017 Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Michelle Nov 30, 2016 Cambridge, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Comfortable, very nice staff, location and breakfast very good. Free coffee and tea in the afternoon was very welcome too.
Other Comments
Very close to Acropolis metro station which is great. Did not like being harassed by staff from several restaurants as you come out of the station. It happened every time we walked passed - 7 or 8 very pushy touts for the line of tavernas. Athens tourist board should intervene!
George Nov 30, 2016 London, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Yuen Chun Nov 13, 2016 Borehamwood, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Excellent location, kind and helpful staff, varied healthy breakfast, wonderful meal at their sister hotel's rooftop restaurant!
Mrs H C Jun 20, 2016 London, United Kingdom

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