Philippos Hotel

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • Located on the edge of Athens's Old Quarter, known for its shops and restaurants
  • A 10-minute walk from the Acropolis summit and less than five minutes' walk from the Acropolis Museum
  • Syntagma Square, the city's commerical and political heart, is a 20-minute walk away

Enjoyed This
(26 Member Ratings)
"Rooms were a nice size for European standards and price. Nice breakfast."
Jan 09, 2018
Foremost, AB, Canada

Map & Directions

The subway train from Athens International Airport to Syntagma Square (20 minutes' walk from the hotel) takes 40 minutes and costs around €10 each way. A taxi from the airport costs around €45 and should take about 40 minutes.

Rooms & Rates

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Philippos Hotel is a cozy property on a quiet side street in Athens' city centre. It's less than five minutes' walk from the Acropolis Museum at the foot of the Acropolis, which is crowned by the ruins of the Parthenon. The museum is one of Lonely Planet's Top Choice attractions in Athens.

The hotel is close to the Old Quarter, known for its range of shops and restaurants. Syntagma Square, by the Greek Parliament building in the city centre, is within a 20-minute walk. Acropolis Metro station is less than five minutes' walk from the hotel.

A buffet breakfast is served from 7-10 a.m. in the on-site café, where you can also order drinks throughout the day. Service is "low-key yet efficient," says The Daily Telegraph. Guests can also relax with a drink at the hotel's terrace, set against the backdrop of the Acropolis. There is no restaurant on site, but guests get a 10% discount on meals at Atrium Greek Bistro located at the Herodion Hotel (the hotel's sister property), just around the corner.

There are 50 guest rooms, 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 Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Infant's cot/crib available on request, free of charge, for children aged 2 and under.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Fees: City tax not included in the total price: 3€ per room, per night, 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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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Enjoyed This
(26 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Philippos Hotel over the past 15 months.
4.4 Ambiance
5.0 Location
4.0 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.7 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Rooms were a nice size for European standards and price. Nice breakfast.
Other Comments
Excellent location
Gregory Jan 09, 2018 Foremost, AB, Canada
Enjoyed Most
Simple and functional room. Optimal location to our tourist spots and transportations.
Gary Dec 22, 2017 Secaucus, NJ, USA
Enjoyed Most
The central location and breakfast.
David Dec 12, 2017 cardiff, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The friendliness and helpfulness of the staff
Other Comments
The choice available at breakfast was exceptional. The hotel is located in perfect walking distance of all the sights, restaurants and shops plus if you wish to take the city bus tour, the bus stop is only a short walk from the hotel
Heather Dec 12, 2017 Bexley, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Very friendly staff from the reception to the housekeeping to the breakfast staff.
Other Comments
Very close to Acropolis metro.
George Dec 01, 2017 London, United Kingdom
Other Comments
Take a universal plug if you want to take a bath.
Andrew Nov 17, 2017 Stroud, United Kingdom
Other Comments
Central location, near the Acropolis and near the Akropoli Metro station.
Mary Nov 09, 2017 Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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

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