My wife and I recently spent 4 nights at the Embassy Hotel - located in a quiet street in an inner north suburb of Athens. It is quiet and clean and we had a room with a balcony at the rear overlooking some gardens. The staff are helpful and very friendly and it offers a good breakfast.
A metro station is close by (beware of pickpockets), and there are quite a few small eateries, bars and mini marts within walking distance. The hotel does not have a restaurant.
The Embassy offers a good choice if you are looking for a hotel away from the noisy Plaka and other tourist areas.
If visiting Athens again we would definitely stay there.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- BEST WESTERN PLUS Embassy Hotel, combining understated luxury with the comforts of a modern hotel, provides unforgettable moments of pleasure. The hotel has direct access to the Syntagma Square and the archaeological sites of Athens.It is located between two metro stations just three minutes from the stop "Ambelokipi" and five minutes from the stop "Music Hall". Within walking distance of many public transport stations, it constitutes an ideal choice since everything is easily reachable.This is a 4 Star boutique hotel that is centrally located at the foot of Lycabettus Hill, near the American Embassy, the Concert Hall as well as major private and public hospitals. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- g r Louis Athens Hotel