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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:
20 May, 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


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(46 traveller reviews)

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Great Design Apartment Near Acropolis And Top Sights, Free Wi-fi
average rating of 4.9347825 based on 46 reviews

Wonderful Athens Stay

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful apartment. Everything just like the photos.

Couldn’t ask for a better location. Metro 1/2 block away. Everything including the Acropolis is right there.

Loads of restaurants and Plaka within a block.

Efi arranged an airport pickup for us and Spyros the taxi driver was great and checked us in. Apartment was spotless.

An exceptionally nice plus to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location; well equipped; lots of space

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was clean when we arrived, and Efi met us there to show us how devices worked and where the linens were, etc. We could tell she was proud of the design of her renovations.

The location to the Plaka, the Acropolis, and many other historical sites allowed us to walk everywhere, and the large number of local restaurants and grocery stores allowed for varied and delicious meals.

Most everyone we interacted with was friendly and helpful!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Friendly, clean, in a great (safe) location.

  • 5 of 5

My wife, two daughters (both under 10) and I really enjoyed this flat. Plenty of space with a modern design with everything we needed. Kitchen, WiFi, clothes washer in addition to the usual amenities. The owner, Efi is very responsive and friendly. She also booked a taxi back to the airport for us, which arrived right on time. Location is great, just around the corner from the Acropolis Museum and some good (if touristy) restaurants. Easy walk to the Acropolis, Plaka and Parliament.

We would absolutely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Best Location & Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

I can’t say enough of how great the location and beautiful the apartment is. We walked to everything we wanted to see and found the best food and coffee within a block away. The apartment itself is very clean and balconies both in the front and back provide beautiful views. Efi has been amazingly helpful. Pickup from the airport was a breeze and when a confusion came up on a taxi to the port, she answered the phone very early in the morning and fixed everything for us. We will definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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
Owner's Response: Dear David, Thank you for your comments. I am constantly trying to improve my property in order to offer a great stay to my future guests. As you may remember I am an architect and I designed and built the interiors myself so I look after my design, preserve and repair whenever needed. I was surprised about your comment about the mattress because I haven't had but good comments about it during all this time that my listing is active. It was bought from a well known company and I remember that it was quite expensive because it was one of their finest ones. Maybe you personally enjoy to sleep in very soft mattresses but the anatomic ones that help people with back problems and offer better sleep should not be too soft. I suppose the cleaning lady made a mistake with the single sheets and I am sorry about that. It has't happened before and it will not happen again. I also did not realize how many glasses my previous guests had broken so I bought a lot more to replace them! There is also shampoo and shower gel available from now on since you suggested and asked for it! I don't have paper towels because I offer cloth towels. Kind regards Efi
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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
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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 £13.17

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.

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