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Peaceful Location 20 Mins Walk to Acropolis

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 6 people

The apartment is 15 years old and is in a quiet street very close to the Acropolis and Plaka areas of Athens -you can walk there in 20 mins. It is close to the train stations of Petralona and Thissio (part of the Athens Metro -15 mins walk) and next to the bus stop that takes you to Syntagma and Omonia Square. The building has only 3 apartments and it is located high on a hill (western slope of Phillopapou hill) with a nice outlook. The Acropolis and Plaka areas are an easy walk and there are small tavernas and other shops in the neighbourhood. It is on the 2nd floor overlooking a park and has an elevator. It is fully furnished with modern furniture and the kitchen is fully equipped.

Bedrooms:

Bedroom 1 with double bed.

Bedroom 2 with twin beds.

Lounge has 2 single sofa beds.

Bathrooms:

Bathroom with shower bath and WC and washing machine.

Kitchen:

Cooker, hob, fridge, freezer and microwave.

Living Rooms:

Combined lounge/dining room with TV, DVD player and 2 single sofabeds.

Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:

Towels and linen are included and the property is cleaned weekly and linen is changed weekly. This can be varied by arrangement with owner.

Amenities/Facilities:

Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine.

Air Conditioning, Central Heating, High Chair, Internet Access(Wi Fi ), TV.

Accessibility

Wheelchair access via elevator no steps at entrance.

Outside

There is a large balcony in the front of the apartment overlooking the street and a park opposite. The balcony is quiet and private and has an outdoor table and chairs available.

The apartment has central heating available during winter months and air conditioning in summer months.

More Details

Owner
Zois
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Athens in Central Athens Division

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Lounge has 2 single sofa beds.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
Notes:
The apartment has central heating available during winter months and air conditioning in living room and bedrooms in summer months.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Peaceful Location 20 Mins Walk to Acropolis
average rating of 4.92 based on 25 reviews
5

An excellent place in Athens

  • 5 of 5

Excellent apartment in a very goog and quiet neighborhood, 15 m on foot from the Akropolis. Cheap and good restaurants 100 m. from the apartment. Large living- room, two spacious bed-room and a large bath-room. Conditioned air in all rooms and spacious garage. Enormous terrace in the balcony. And good wifi. In excellent place for your stay in Athens!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jose, Thank you for your feedback we are glad you had a great stay and liked both the apartment and the local area. Regards Zois
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Cleveland, OH
5

spacious, easy to get to sights

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was quite large and it was easy to get to the main sights by walk and Metro. The grocery store was close by and the area was nice.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Shruti, Thank you for your kind words regarding your stay. Regards Zois
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5

Bright, beautiful, large apartment conveniently located to many sites by foot as well as the Metro

  • 5 of 5

We rented the apartment for 10 nights to use as our home base for our days in Athens as well as 3 overnights out of the area. The location and price made this decision a great one. The beds are firm, and the main living area as well as the two bedrooms are air conditioned. Huge balcony made breakfast and evenings at the house special. The washing machine made for a great convenience (we saw no laundromats and only found 1 listed far away), and there was plenty of lines to hang clothes. Market is a few blocks away and open until 9:00 PM. Plenty of restaurants nearby for lengthy dining or a quick bite.

Continue walking up the hill on the street and you get to the back way of Hill of the Nymphs where the observatory and extensive ruins are located at top, and you can continue over to the Acropolis. Conversely, go down the hill and over a few blocks to get to the Metro stop, which is very near the center of Athens.

The only drawback we found is you get one set of keys and need them to lock yourself out of both the apartment and the apartment building, and then need to lock yourself in the building (there is a deadbolt you can use on the apartment door that does not require a key). One day , I wanted to nap and my husband was up for looking around but we both agreed it would not be a good idea for me to be locked in the building. Indeed several days later an apartment alarm had gone off (false alarm -- we vacated the building and the alarm soon turned off and we saw no one else), but I can't imagine having been there by myself and not being able to get out the front door.

The neighborhood is enough off the beaten path to provide an authentic experience of an urban Greek neighborhood, but close enough to the action of central Athens. We felt like in selecting this apartment we had hit the jackpot!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lynn, Thank you very much for the excellent review ,we are so glad you liked staying at our apartment and appreciated the local area and what it has to offer by way of conveniences and proximity to historic must see parts of Athens. Re the matter with the keys and locking the building front door when you are inside the other 2 owners in the building wanted this rule as a security measure to prevent anyone breaking in.A second set of keys is available on request and its a shame that you did not ask us for them. In any case it sounds like you had a good time and that makes us happy . Regards and happy travels Zois
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Cheltenham, UK
5

Lovely

  • 5 of 5

Very nice spacious and clean apartment in a safe and quiet neighbourhood.

All main historic sites are within walking distance as well as food shops and restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very nice apartment in excellent, convenient but quiet location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was spacious, comfortable and well equipped. We also appreciated the pre-organised taxi from the airport. The immediate neighbourhood had some nice restaurants, and was within a short walk to the metro station to the coast, as well as being walking distance from the city centre.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Minnesota
5

Good Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for 3 nights in the middle of Oct. Safe neighborhood with restaurants and marts nearby. Nice patio at the apartment to sit outside. Plenty of good restaurants all of Athens, mostly inexpensive too. We used Mr. Zois' connection taxi driver to take us back & forth airport, $50E each way. It was well worth it after many hours of flying.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, We are pleased that you enjoyed staying in our apartment and that you also liked the local area.Thanks for staying with us. Regards Zois
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Athens airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
variety of bars
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Piraeus
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Glyfada
Nearest Train
800 Metres
Petralona and Thissio
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Pireos Road
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Greek tavernas
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Paleo Faliro
Car: not necessary

Athens airport is approx 30 kms and Piraeus port is 10 kms from the property and can be accessed either by train, bus or taxi. Car hire is not necessary as the property is close to bus and train station (15 mins walk).

The property does have private secure parking included.

The property is 1 km from Plaka and Acropolis and 2 km from Syntagma Square.

There are tavernas, supermarket, bakery, fruit & vegetable, banks, pharmacies internet cafe and other shops within 500m of the apartment.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Athens, Greece Mainland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Standard season
29 Dec 2016 - 27 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£241
for 3 nights
From
£80
£516
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£241
for 3 nights
From
£80
£516
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices quoted are for up to 4 persons staying in the property.For more than 4 persons (up to maximum of 6 ) add 10 euro per night eg for 5 persons staying the price is 98 euro per night and for 6 persons its 108 euro per night.

Changeover day is flexible.

Bookings can be made by email and payments by PayPal or transfer to a bank account or by credit card with Home Away. Total amount must be paid prior to stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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