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Located in Plaka, Electra Palace Athens is within a 10-minute walk of popular sights such as Roman Agora and Syntagma Square. This 155-room, 5-star hotel has 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. It's in central Athens and also a short walk from Acropolis and Hellenic Parliament.

Dining

Free buffet breakfast is served each morning from 7 AM to 10:30 AM. Enjoy dining at Motivo Restaurant, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or explore the hotel and get a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café.

Rooms

All 155 soundproofed rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and laptop-compatible safes. Guests can expect free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Select Comfort beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. In-room massages are available, and other amenities include phones and desks.

Property features

Electra Palace Athens features a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and an outdoor pool. If you drive, self parking is EUR 12 per day, and there's also limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Roman Agora and Syntagma Square
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Exclusive Amenities This VIP Access hotel offers an exclusive amenity just for platinum and gold members. Amenities vary from property to property, and might include free breakfast, complimentary drinks or parking, spa or dining credits, free wi-fi, and more.

Hotel Amenities

Electra Palace Athens is a smoke-free property located in the heart of the business, entertainment and shopping districts by the Acropolis Museum. A Metro station is nearby.

There are 2 restaurants and a lounge/bar, plus a poolside bar with the seasonal outdoor pool. The hotel's spa (open exclusively for guests) features a fitness center and an indoor pool with a jetted tub, cubicles for the sauna and steam bath, massages and body/beauty treatments (surcharges apply). The hotel also has a 5,382-square-foot, 24-hour business center with 4 meeting/conference rooms and a banquet hall - all with audio-visual equipment and secretarial service. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the property. Secured covered parking (surcharge), limo or town car service and tours/ticket assistance are also available.

  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 155 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Health club 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 500 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Year Built 1973 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5382 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Guests of the Electra Palace enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning. There are two on-site restaurants, a lounge/bar and a poolside bar.

Motivo Restaurant - Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with a Mediterranean menu and Greek wines. Chef's specialties include Pork Fillet in Cream and Mushroom Sauce, and Fresh Sole Cooked with Butter, Lemon, and Parsley. The dining room offers natural light from two sides and has parquet floors, oak sideboards, and green upholstered chairs.

Duck Tail Bar - Wide selection of beers, spirits, cocktails, coffees, and soft drinks; all-day menu of hot and cold sandwiches. Oak bar lined with high stools, plus oak tables, Chesterfield leather sofas, and Persian carpeting. Terrace open for drinks and snacks in the summer.

Electra Roof Garden Restaurant & Bar - Located on the fifth floor, this rooftop gourmet restaurant and bar features panoramic views of the Acropolis and skyline (reservations required).

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel lies six kilometres from the Apollon Coast, which stretches from Piraeus to Cape Sounio and offers beaches and sailing marinas. Ferries and catamarans to the islands depart from Piraeus port, eight kilometres from the hotel. The best beach for bathing and water sports is at Vouliagmeni, 25 kilometres from the hotel. There is an 18-hole golf course at Glyfada, 18 kilometres from the hotel. These recreational activities are available either onsite or near the hotel and fees may apply.

  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 

Spa Services

The on-site spa includes a small blue mosaic-tiled indoor pool and jetted tub, sauna and steam bath. Massage, body treatments and facials are available (surcharges apply). A fitness room with exercise equipment including a treadmill and weight machines. A personal trainer can be booked for a fee.

Children under 17 years of age are allowed to use the indoor pool until 2 PM daily.

  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Hotel Registry Number - 0206K014A0013900

No rollaway/extra beds available

No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: EUR 12 per day (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

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. 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. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

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