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Great Design Apartment Near Acropolis And Top Sights, Free Wi-fi

Bedrooms 1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

New apartment 70sq.m. Sleeps 4 people, beautiful modern design by architect

The apartment’s size is 70 square meters, has two balconies (living room and bedroom) and is divided in two spaces: the living room with TV, fully equipped kitchen, wooden floor, hidden lighting, design furniture, and the bedroom with a bathroom which has a glass partition through which you can see a built large shower area. Both spaces are comfortable, have beautiful materials and guarantee a delightful stay. Ideal for a couple. A sofa turns into two beds in the living room for a third and a forth person or a child.

There is also free wi-fi, washing machine, coffee maker, boiler, two air conditioners, iron with iron board and you tube on the TV.

The owner is an architect and has designed the interior of the apartment with excellent materials, great design and quality of construction.

More Details

Efi Skarlatou
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, Greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 March, 2018

About Efi Skarlatou

Hello I'm Efi, I am an architect and a mum of three girls.

I invite you to stay in my apartment in a great location of Athens, the city I grew up in, that I designed and constructed myself using the best materials in the market and a lot of joy.

Efi Skarlatou purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Efi Skarlatou chose Makrigianni

The apartment is located in one of the most important historical areas in the country, the Acropolis area, famous in the whole world as the symbol of ancient Greek civilization and I knew I was buying a piece of it when I chose it.

I've been visiting, admiring and having fun in this area since I was a child, that's why I designed and looked after my property with a lot of joy and love.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment is new!

The renovation was completed in 2012.

I am an architect so when I bought it I knew I would demolish it and build my own design from the beginning. So not only the design is new but also the electrical, plumbing that all is hidden under what you see.

So what I have is a brand new beautiful apartment around the corner from the Acropolis.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Makrigianni in Athens

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:30 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
  • The bathroom is large, has a lot of natural light, all it's surfaces are made of a modern material resembling grey cement, the sink is made of corian, the shower looks like a little pool, you go up 2 steps to get in. It has two glass doors, one gives access to the balcony and the other to the bedroom. There is also a window that overlooks to the bedroom but a roller is provided to stop the view.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The bedroom has a double bed, a balcony with a table and chairs, a closet and a glass window that overlooks to a large built shower area in the bathroom. A roller is provided to stop the view.
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries


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(42 traveller reviews)

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Great Design Apartment Near Acropolis And Top Sights, Free Wi-fi
average rating of 4.952381 based on 42 reviews

Great bones of a place but Sleeping was tricky

  • 4 of 5

The good: Excellent location, literally around the corner from the Acropolis Museum, and all that is nearby (restaurants, etc). Walk to all the central sites. Quiet though at night. Nice outdoor spaces with a long terrace off the main room, and a small one in back off the bedroom. Plenty of natural light. Mostly hardwood floors. Made use of the washer. Host was very pleasant, giving us a detailed tour of the place, and gave us local insights on a provided map.

Could be better: The mattress was board hard, really. Adding a blanket, then the duvet helped somewhat, but then we lost those as covers. Single sheets for a large bed were awkward for a couple. A mattress pad and appropriately sized sheets would be nice. Other possible additions: a duvet cover, more than 2 proper glasses, a utensil holder, bath toiletries, paper towels, etc. A little expenditure and this would be an awesome place, and more in line with the promise of the property photos.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well located and well fitted out

  • 5 of 5

Very enjoyable. Smooth check in with owner. Will return

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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We liked it so much we stayed here twice!

  • 5 of 5

We also stayed here after our cruise had finished - see my earlier review.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The location was awesome

  • 4 of 5

This was a really great place to stay. It was walking distance to the Acropolis and shops and restaurants. Wish we had stayed longer. The appartment was very comfortable with air conditioning in both the living room and bedroom. The beds were very comfortable and the security on the doors made us feel very safe. The host arranged for a shuttle service for us from the airport on our approval which was very convienient. Only complaint was the elevator only takes one person and it was not working twice when we went to use it. The appartment is on the 4th floor.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Athens apartment with style, location and comfort

  • 5 of 5

We loved Efi's apartment and being close to the beating heart of Athens. The apartment is stylish, comfortable, quiet and located only a 2 minute walk from the subway. Lot's of great choices for food within 5 min walk. We had a great meal and conversation with the owner at Sfika. Highly recommend Efi's apartment and location.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location, property and host!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the apartment and Efi was very helpful. She took care of our transportation and provided a wealth of information about the area and what we could do. Efi was very accommodating with our stay! She went out of her way to allow us to check in early since our flight landed very early in the morning. The apartment is within walking distance of Plaka, Acropolis museum, Parthenon, Acropolis...and much more!

The apartment was perfect for us and is beautifully done. It had all the amenities. We would highly recommend this apartment and it is centrally located.

Thank you Efi for your help and thank you for everything. We will definitely be back and stay at the apartment again!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
17 Kilometres
Eleftherios Venizelos airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Plaka old city area
Nearest Ferry
7 Kilometres
Peireus port
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Glyfada golf
Nearest Train
100 Metres
metro station 'Acropoli'
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Sygrou avenue
Nearest Restaurant
40 Metres
Greek food restaurant
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Alimos beach
Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in the centre of Athens, is walking distance from the Acropolis and it’s new museum and the ancient temple of Olympian Zeus with easy access to the metro station «acropoli», the tram and the bus.

It is easy to visit the city without renting a car since you can walk to the most important highlights of the centre, take the metro to other areas of Athens or the tram to the beach (Alimos beach: 6,0 kilometres).

If you have an interest in Archeology the most interesting spots are walking distance from the apartment. The archaeological museum, the ancient market, the temple of Ifaistos and so on. But to get to the places of historical interest you walk through the old city of Plaka, Anafiotika and Monastiraki area, the flea market where you see young people, souvenir shops and little restaurants open during the whole day till late at night. Spending the whole day walking around these places and having a meal of souvlaki or moussaka at a taverna is very enjoyable. If you like the nightlife many open air clubs are in the center and near the sea a few kilometres outside the city.

The ancient Roman theatre 'Irodio' is under the Acropolis and offers excellent shows during the summer.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £13.33

Once a week cleaning is included in the price.
30% deposit for the reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.