Athens, Greece

Plaka Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • A relaxed, family-friendly, award-winning 3-star hotel in the historic centre
  • Near plentiful restaurants, nightlife, museums, shops, the Athens Cathedral, & Monastiraki & Syntagma squares
  • Bright, modern rooms include a free breakfast buffet plus free drinks, chocolate & biscuits throughout the day; some have Parthenon views
  • It has a restaurant, a chic lounge, a bar & a roof garden with spectacular Acropolis views

​"Simply perfect… deserves a higher rating" -- Culture Plus


Map & Directions

From Athens International Airport you can take the OASA subway Line M3 to Monastiraki; trains depart hourly, take 42 minutes and cost 1€. From the subway station, the hotel is a 3-minute walk. A taxi from the airport to the hotel will take 26 minutes and cost 34€-45€.

Rooms & Rates

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The Plaka Hotel is a relaxed, family-friendly, centrally located 3-star hotel that has won several awards for its superb hospitality and attentive service. It has a TripAdvisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence, and has been highly recommended in the Greek Hotel Awards.

It is in a convenient location for exploring the city, as it is only two minutes' walk from the nearest metro station. The Ancient Agora is an 8-minute walk away, while it is seven minutes to Syntagma Square, 12 minutes to the Parthenon and 14 minutes tothe new Acropolis Museum. It is also only 50 metres from the main shopping streets of Plaka and Ermou, where you can find numerous shops and tavernas. The huge Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens, a major landmark of the city that is used for weddings and funerals of the rich and famous, is within two minutes' walk of the hotel.
The bright, laid-back rooms offer free Wi-Fi, a mini bar and a satellite TV. Some upgraded rooms feature balconies or views of the Acropolis (for an additional charge). Family rooms have interconnecting rooms with extra beds. A complimentary breakfast buffet -- plus free tea, coffee, chocolate and biscuits throughout the day -- is included in the room price. Room service is available.
Breakfast is served in a casual dining room; there's also a rooftop terrace with a bar and panoramic views of the Parthenon, as well as a chic lounge for relaxing with a cool drink. Additional amenities include a concierge; a 24-hour reception offering ticketing and guided tours, travel assistance, transfers, and laundry, dry-cleaning and ironing services, a small business centre, meeting rooms, and baby-sitting and childcare services. Parking is available nearby (various charges).

From the press:
  • "Simply perfect… deserves a higher rating" -- Culture Plus



  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Hair salon (fees apply)
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Safe


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer


  • Parking (fees apply)

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: 1pm

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm

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.

Additional details: Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 1pm Check-out time is 12pm

You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

Know Before You Go

  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, ferry terminal, airport, and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • One child 8 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 60 per room (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: EUR 41.00 (one-way), (from 0 to 10 years old)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 18 per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 5.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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