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Electra Palace Athens
Ranked #12 of 284 Hotels in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The Electra Palace is a perfect oasis in the charming shambles that is Plaka, old Athens, with most of the sites of historical interest, being just outside the hotel door, as well as a plethora of good value restaurants. Spotlessly clean and well apointed rooms and bathrooms. Excellent and friendly service. The rooftop pool is a big plus, but to enjoy the last drink of the evening at the rooftop bar with the Acropolis as a backdrop is what memories are made of. The hot and cold buffet breakfast, taken in the courtyard or breakfast restaurant, is excellent. If you are driving then the "on site" underground car park is much appreciated.

  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Received an upgrade upon check in for our honeymoon. The front desk staff was top notch. Their rooftop restaurant and bar has great food an a perfect view of the Acropolis. We also used the spa for a massage and it was worth it! Thanks again Electra Palace for a memorable stay.

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We’re so pleased that we booked this hotel. So nice and clean hotel. Really friendly and helpful staff. Great service, chocolate-bars at the bed in the evening, perfectly cleaning. Great breakfast. Perfect location, nice and quiet, and in the middle of the centre and plaka. The only thing that’s a bit on the negative, is the coffe, I prefer it a bit stronger, but, in all that’s a small thing, that doesn’t matter that much.

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Athens is a bustling and often crazy city but staying in the lovely Plaka district meant we felt safe and away for the bustle of the rest of the city. The Electra was a gorgeous stay, room furnished with quality vintage furniture, the whole place lovingly decorated. The staff went above and beyond. Extremely professional. Wished we could’ve stayed longer than the one night we did stay

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Wonderfully located within walking distance to so many attractions. The rooftop pool has a gorgeous view of the Acropolis, as does the hotel bar and restaurant. I had a standard room which was lovely, clean, and well-sized. The morning breakfast is fantastic, the entire hotel is absolutely spotless, and the staff are very helpful and friendly.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled solo
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D_Athanasiou, Manager at Electra Palace Athens, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Dear guest
Thank you for your review and for all your positive comments.
We are happy to read that you had an enjoyable stay and we alays look forward to welcome you back again in the future
All the best

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Additional Information about Electra Palace Athens

Address: Navarhou Nikodimou 18-20 | Athens, Plaka, Athens 105 57, Greece
Region: Greece > Attica > Athens > Plaka
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Athens
#7 Business Hotel in Athens
#7 Family Hotel in Athens
#9 Romantic Hotel in Athens
#11 Luxury Hotel in Athens
Price Range: $247 - $442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Electra Palace Athens 5*
Number of rooms: 155
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stately, with the air of an era long gone, the Electra Palace Athens, hospitable and aristocratic, awaits to welcome you in the heart of the city. Classical in its architecture and design, blending beautifully with the noble historical buildings of the Plaka area, the hotel’s elegant luxury is complemented by the majestic views of the Acropolis that can be enjoyed from the rooftop restaurant, pool, rooms and suites. Marble bathrooms; soft duvets; handmade carpets; custom furniture; these are but a few of the details that make the Electra Palace Athens luxuriously enjoyable. The amenities of our hotel will leave you wanting for nothing more: for your comfort and enjoyment, here you will find satellite T.V.s, laptop size electronic safes, Wi-Fi internet connection, and fully equipped bathrooms with hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers, magnifying mirror and more. Right in the city center and within walking distance from all major sights, easily accessible by car or public transport, the Electra Palace Athens is the ideal hotel for your stay in Athens whether you are here for business or leisure: spend a summer day at our outdoor swimming pool, soaking up the sun of Athens as it rises above the Acropolis – or spend it shopping in the city’s lively markets. Wander through the ancient Agora and visit the Parthenon – then wonder at its glory, all dramatically lit at night, from the balcony of your room. Stroll around the city under the autumn rain, then warm up in the hotel’s sauna. Relax after a day’s hard work - or blow off some steam - at the indoor pool or our gym. Enjoy our delicious contemporary greek cuisine at the award winning “Electra Palace Roof Garden” or at the “Motivo” in the lounge, or with a drink at the “Duck Tail”, our British inspired bar. For bigger celebrations or for business events in the heart of Athens, our hotel’s five-star service extends to our seven meeting rooms and ballrooms: fully equipped, air-conditioned and naturally lit, our halls can cater for up to 350 people for any event type, no matter how formal: host your business meeting here, or organize a successful conference. Or, have the reception or banquet of your dreams, tasteful and impeccable, a festive testament to your own sophisticated style. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Golden Tulip Athens
Electra Palace Hotel Athens Greece

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