InterContinental ATHENAEUM ATHENS ★★★★

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$122
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Check-in: Feb 14, 2016 Check-out: Feb 15, 2016
4.2 /5
Overall score
81%
Would recommend
Amenities:
4.1
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.7
Comfort:
4.5
Location:
3.6
Value:
3.7
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Overview

No wonder the Athenaeum InterContinental has been named Greece's leading hotel time and again. Athens' largest guestrooms, award winning fine dining venues and a central location appeal to business and leisure travellers alike. Within a few kilometres are the Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Temple of Apollo and the Plaka. Metro and tram stations are also nearby.

Dining

Premiere
Our award winning rooftop restaurant offers dazzling views of the Acropolis, succulent cuisine crafted from fresh Mediterranean ingredients with French flair and an extensive list of regional and international wines. Original Greek art, including George L
Cafezoe
The innovative and award winning design by Tony Chi reflects Cafezoe's philosophy of well being and celebrates life with exuberance. Serving the city's most extensive buffet breakfast, the seasonal a la carte menus and buffets highlight fresh, local produ
Café Vienna Tea Lounge
A subdued palette and original Greek art create a sophisticated setting for our Athens hotel's guests to indulge in a savory crepe or the perfect slice of chocolate cream cake at Cafe Vienna Tea Lounge. It's the place to stop for coffee and chocolate or a
Poolzoe
Discover the most tranquil oasis in Athens, our hotel's poolside restaurant Poolzoe. The irresistible menu offers refreshing beverages, nonalcoholic and exotic cocktails, and an array of tempting snacks, from nibbles to decadent desserts. Poolzoe is open,
Ithaki
Perhaps classic is the only word one could use to describe Ithaki: a combination of unique gastronomic tastes, delighful ambiance and breathtaking view. Located on the Peninsula of Vouliagmeni for more than two decades, Ithaki has been host to luminaries
Varoulko
Chef Lefteris Lazarou draws inspiration from the sea at this award winning, Michelin starred restaurant. His constantly evolving cuisine, as well as the modern and artistic decor, is creative but redolent of tradition and innovative yet unmistakably Greek
Spondi
Spondi is an award winning restaurant with two Michelin stars. The menu changes following the seasons and the inspiration of the star chef Arnaud Bignon.
Akrotiri Boutique
Situated on the coast of Agios Kosmas, Akrotiri offers Meditarranean cuisine and attracts a fashionable crowd. The club is decorated in black and white with fluorescent notes, and the deejays ensure entertainment untill the late hours. The floodlit pool i
Dionyssos
Dionyssos is located in a prominent position on the outskirts of the Acropolis, offering a panoramic view of the sacred rock. It combines its prime location with a stylishly renovated space and high quality modern Greek cuisine.
Vive Mar
Vive Mar is an all day cafe, bar and restaurant by the sea, combining a magical view with comfort and friendly service. The restaurant offers a broad selection of light snacks, carefully prepared dishes and tempting desserts.
Thissio for View
This is a great place for a meal, coffee or snack with a spectacular view of the archaeological sites. The restaurant is open from 12 noon to midnight and the menu adapts to seasonal changes.
Bistrot Vienna
The heart of the hotel, Bistrot Vienna offers a cosmopolitan menu with succulent Greek cuisine, fresh produce and international entrees. The casual, contemporary setting is a fitting backdrop for the inventive offerings which include savoury salads, creat
Psaras
Housed in two classic homes located across from each other, this traditional Greek tavern sits in the middle of the old town, with sidewalk in between serving as an outdoor dining area in the summer.
Tobar
Distinguished design by Pierre Yves Rochon and Stelios Faitakis’ unique mural combine edgy glamour with retro chic decor for a showcase art bar. Sample the Tobartinis, our signature martinis inspired by Greece’s islands, celebrate with Tobarbubbles or opt
Premiere bar
Linger over a digestif and the memorable view of the Acropolis by moonlight at Première Bar. Première’s summer terrace and interior setting in the cooler months take full advantage of the exciting dialogue between our stunning city views, sleek minimalist

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Amenities

Featured

  • High-speed internet
  • Outdoor pool

Activities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Casino
  • Children's activities
  • Golf
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee maker in room
  • Room service

Services

  • Business center
  • Maid service
  • Childcare Service
  • Concierge desk
  • Airline desk
  • In-Room Safe
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Tour desk
  • Car rental desk
  • Barber/Beauty shop
  • Porters
  • FAX
  • Gift shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Overhead projector
  • White board
  • Florist
  • Cellular telephone rental

Internet

  • High-speed internet

Parking

  • Parking
  • Valet parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible facilities

Room

  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Safe
  • Desk with lamp
  • Mini bar
  • Free newspaper
  • Hairdryer in room
  • Outlet adapters
  • Cribs available
  • In room movies
  • Sofa bed
  • Temperature control
  • Computer in Room
  • Ironing board
  • Bath tub
  • Bidet
  • Trouser press

Reviews

4.2 /5 Overall score

81% Would recommend

  • Amenities: 4.1/5
  • Cleanliness: 4.5/5
  • Hotel staff: 4.7/5
  • Comfort: 4.5/5
  • Location: 3.6/5
  • Value: 3.7/5

One-night pre-cruise stay

Would recommend Thu, Oct 9, 2014
I stayed on the Executive Floor and the service was very good. Great views of the Acropolis, with outdoor terrace a wonderful spot for evening cocktails and breakfast in the morning.

| Chicago Singles

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

Great design + great location

Would recommend Sat, Sep 20, 2014
Excellent place to stay if you have a 1-2 day getaway in Athens.

Entertainment hint

Check the design furniture in the lobby.

| State College, PA, USA Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Great, Modern hotel

Would recommend Tue, Sep 24, 2013
The InterContinental lives up to it's brand - it's clean, modern, and the staff was wonderful. The location isn't too far from Plaka and the Acropolis - just a few minute cab ride or a 20 minute walk. But if you're looking for a hotel a vibrant scene immediately around it, this isn't it. Again, it's a great hotel and I really enjoyed my stay. I would definitely recommend it!

| Santa Cruz, CA Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

Mostly good

Would recommend Mon, Oct 22, 2012
For the most part this was a great hotel. Unfortunately two dining spots in the hotel were unavailable for dinner. One was closed and the other had private function. I was very disappointed that the pool closed at 8pm. Room service food was good. Room was large yet uninspiring.

Attractions

Go to the ninth floor to see the view from the dining room!

| Providence, RI Family

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

Outstanding luxurious value

Would recommend Fri, Aug 31, 2012
Excellent courteous staff and concierge. Large recently remodelled room, good business center and functional (but $) WiFi.

Dining

Neos Kosmos Metro station (8 min walk) has good food, ice cream, interesting shops.

| Del Mar California Business

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Nothing special...but not too bad.

Would not recommend Wed, Nov 2, 2011
expected more from this hotel. Very loud, need shuttle to main tourist sites, not enough ventilation in the room. Staff was nice.

| Paris, France Family

3 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 3 /5
  • Cleanliness: 3 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 2 /5
  • Location: 3 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

Great choice in Athens

Would recommend Mon, Sep 6, 2010
Good location. We were able to walk to plaka area and to the acropolis without a problem. it was very accessible to much of athens and the prime attractions

Nightlife hint

the rooftop bar in the hilton hotel was great

| chicago Friends

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 3 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 3 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

great hotel!

Would recommend Fri, Aug 14, 2009
The hotel was great. Only issue was that the location wasn't central (wasn't walking distance to sites) but they have a free shuttle that takes you to Syntagma Square. Great service, wonderful views from the top floors.

Dining

Go to the "Kabab Street" for great gyros/suvlaki!

| Rockville MD Couples

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 3 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Great hotel, terrible location.

Would recommend Sat, Jul 25, 2009
I was only in Athens for a few days. The hotel was fabulous, but it was in the middle of the ghetto.It's a 5 minute walk from the metro, but you have to travel through a pretty sketchy neighborhood. The location is fine for business travelers or adults, but i would not travel with children here. The hotel staff was excellent and very helpful. The rooftop resturant is pricey but it has a perfect view of the acropolis. If you want to save money don't eat dinner and just get a bottle of wine to enjoy the view.

| Middletown, CT Singles

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 1 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

Athens

Would not recommend Thu, Jul 16, 2009
At first we got a smoking room that smelled, they moved us to a lesser room. We paid more for a room with a view. We got half a building on the seventh floor in the way of the view. Stay away from 740. The hotel is nice but I paid for a room with everything, with a view of the city and got a smaller room with a building in the way of the view that I paid more money for. Price for dinning where very high. Breakfast cost 45 dollar a person or 32 euros. Food in the city was very cheap. The hotel price where very high on food.

Entertainment hint

Have good walking shoes to see the sites. They are all in walking distance of each other about a half a mile between them. Their are six or seven major sites it is hot, and have a map.

| USAG Heidelberg Germany Couples

2 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 2 /5
  • Cleanliness: 2 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 3 /5
  • Location: 3 /5
  • Value: 1 /5

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Nearby points of interest

Theatre of Dionysus 0.7 mi
Parthenon 0.8 mi
Temple of Olympian Zeus 0.8 mi
Agora 1 mi
New Acropolis Museum 1.2 mi
Panathinaikon 1.2 mi
National Garden of Athens 1.2 mi
Syntagma Square 1.3 mi
Monastiraki 1.4 mi
Greek Parliament 1.4 mi
National Library of Greece 1.4 mi
Goulandris Museum of Cycladic Art 1.7 mi
Athens Concert Hall 2.1 mi
National Archaeological Museum 2.1 mi
Railway Service 3 mi
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens 3.4 mi
Kifissias avenue 5.6 mi
Daphni Monastery 5.6 mi
Olympic Stadium 6.4 mi
Athens Olympic Sports Complex 6.7 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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