I highly recommend this hotel and will definitely return on my next trip to Athens.
I had the pleasure to stay at Hotel Herodion with my boyfriend over the Christmas vacation for a week. The hotel lived up to its promise of offering the best views of the Parthenon from a hotel in all of Athens, which I enjoyed from both the rooftop terrace as well as the balcony in my room. Although it was too cold for me to use the rooftop hot tubs, I look forward to returning sometime in the summer to savour the experience. One of my favourite features of the hotel is the dining area, which has an indoor outdoor feel with a beautiful tree in the middle that extends out from indoors and plants that surround the glass-extension like room. Perfect for enjoying a coffee to start the day.
The location could not be better for visiting the ancient site of the Acropolis and Plaka, the old historical neighbourhood of Athens—a mere stone’s throw away. There is also a metro station nearby, and taxis are also a very cheap and easy way of getting around. Each time I requested a taxi from reception it arrived within minutes.
I have no complaints about the rooms or the service, which were carefully maintained and staff were consistently attentive and welcoming. The hotel is a family-run business, delivering the type of special care that one can expect over the more impersonal hotel chains.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- FAMILY HOSPITALITY AMID MONUMENTAL VIEWS Hotel HERODION, a superior first class hotel , the only with sweeping views of both the Acropolis and the acclaimed New Acropolis Museum, distanced only a few meters from its south entrance. Right in the heart of the upscale Acropolis residential neighborhood, part of the pedestrian walk unifying the most important archaeological sites, it is also near to the Plaka and Thissio districts as well as to the trendy areas of Gazi and Kerameikos. Framed by a museum-quality modern sculpture at the entrance, it is a superior, first class hotel with elegant contemporary look, classic in character and discreet in artistic touch, it is strategically located close to the metro station connecting to both the international airport and Piraeus port a gateway to the Greek Isles, two stops away from the city centre Guests of the HERODION Hotel enjoy a host of modern living amenities. The service is attentive and the 90 guest rooms are tastefully appointed, some with a spectacular view to the Acropolis. From rooftop lounges rich in sunbathing facilities, outdoor Jacuzzis and a unique outdoor bar and restaurant with breathtaking views, to the winter garden atrium and spacious dining areas – it’s easy to sit back and take it in all the surrounding beauty and history – well-equipped for executives and vacationers alike. POINT α , our roof top Bar-restaurant is a breathtaking experience. It is the closest you can get to viewing the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum. Serving Greek/ Mediterranean Contemporary cuisine with a summer brisk, drinks and cocktails prepared by our professional bartender, is open from May to Oct, 19:00 to 00:00/ [option of private dining] ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Herodion Hotel Athens