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Beautiful 2 bedroom apt. Sleeps 5. Walk to Acropolis and Metro. WiFi

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Athens - KR1

2 bedrooms, 1 bathrm, sleeps up to 5. Fully equipped kitchen. 2 balconies

KR1 is a groovy 1960's apartment completely renovated in Nov 2010.

KR1 is is located in Thission, a lovely inner city area of Athens that borders the Acropolis, Filopapou Park, Kerameikos and Monastiraki, thus minutes' walk from all the sites!

KR1 has many original features including original oak and old mosaic floors, tall ceilings and balconies that surround almost the entire apartment.

It may be rented as a two or one bedroom apartment. All beds may be set up as two singles or one double (with a double matress).

The bathroom has a large rain shower, modern toilet and vanity.

KR1 comes fully equipped with high quality linen, towels and KORRES soap and shampoo products.

KR1 is located near two metro stations, Thisio (on the green line and Kerameikos on the blue line).

There is free high speed WiFi, an impressive modern art collection and 2 TV's and DVD.

This is one of Athens most impressive and inexpensive apartment options.

Athens also offers various beaches, the nearest one being Kalamaki beach at 7km. You may access Kalamaki by public transport.

• General: The apartment is the complete package. High quality apartment in the heart of old Athens where you can walk to all the ancient sites. Inexpensive to stay in with every facility you could require. A more spacious alternative to a hotel

• Meet and greet: We always meet and greet anyone staying with us. We enjoy showing you around the area and recommending our favourite places.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Lia Spartali
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, German, Spanish, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2016
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About Lia Spartali

Hi. We have several apartments in Athens. We offer them to travellers who are interested in the cultural and artistic pursuits on offer in our amazing city, Athens.

We are interested in food, art, modern history and what is new and exciting.

We provide full kitchens for cooking, a wonderful art collection and many books on Modern Greece.


based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

Beautiful 2 bedroom apt. Sleeps 5. Walk to Acropolis and Metro. WiFi
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

Clean, Comfortable, Convenient

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was wonderful. The location is perfect for those who want to be within walking distance of the Acropolis and Ancient Agora, but who want to be removed from all the tourist traps. This apartment is on a street with several cafes/bars populated by locals, where it's easy to pick up a refreshment or sit down to a lovely, relaxing dinner. We three women felt very safe both in the apartment and on the street. And our hosts were amazing, from their greetings when we arrived to their help with our questions during our stay. The apartment itself is very comfortable. Nothing fancy, but clean and spacious with deliciously comfortable beds. We were spoiled for the rest of our trip!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Maurine for all your nice words! Hope to see you soon again in Athens! Manolis, on behalf of the rest of the team
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London, UK

Excellent Stay

  • 4 of 5

Very enjoyable and comfortable stay for a family of 5 in July of 2015. The location is terrific--in more of a neighbourhood which allowed easy access to local eateries, etc. and felt more authentic/less touristy...but was just an approx 15 minute walk to the Acropolis, etc. Boutique Athens was very helpful...from arranging a taxi van from the airport to giving a detailed explanation of the flat and the local area. Our only complaint was that the shower drain backed up when the clothes washer was running. Highly recommend this place--would stay there again for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you dear guests for your kind words! Really glad you have enjoyed the location, as much as our services! Enjoy your travels!
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excellent apartment in central but quiet athens

  • 5 of 5

This is an excellent apartment in a central but quiet location in Athens. The apartment is in great condition and equipped with modern appliances. The descriptions are accurate, beds are comfortable (important!!) and air condition worked well (crucial in august in Athens).

But what really stood out during our stay was the helpful and friendly attitude of Lia - she met us when we arrived and literally gave us the tour of the neighborhood (bakery, grocery, metro, acropolis etc). She was also very flexible with our checkout time which was convenient for late afternoon ferry to the islands...

In sum - we were positively surprised from Athens (people warned us that august can be horrible - it wasn't!) and loved the apartment. Thanks Lia

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello! Thank you for your kind words. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay! All the best from Athens! Lia on behalf of the BA team
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Outstanding stay!

  • 5 of 5

My wife, 18 month old baby, and parents stayed here for four nights. We could not have asked for more! The communication regarding numerous aspects of before and during our arrival were timely and complete. Transportation was arranged, a lengthy write-up of vegetarian options in the area provided, along with help for ferry tickets and car rental. Our baby had a sleeping cot and a high chair. The accommodation is spacious, has all the amenities one could ask for, and is located in the Thissio area which is a walk along a promenade to the Acropolis. The tavernas up the street have outdoor seating and there's a grocery store a block away. It felt like we had a familiar relationship with many people after a few days at the apartment. We will definitely return and are grateful for the wonderful experience!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Gethyn and family We are indeed very glad you enjoyed your stay in our lovely apartment as well as the area of Thissio. All the best and looking forward to seeing you again! Best regards on behalf of the BA team Lia Spartali
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central Athens apartment

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in this lovely apartment. Lia met us at the metro station and gave us lots of good advice. The apartment was just the right size for our family and is clean, comfortable and well equipped. It is in a great location, quiet at night and we were able to walk everywhere. There are lots of local places to eat and drink and some lively bars for the younger crew. If you are in Athens for a sightseeing break then the paved path around the Acropolis starts just at the end of the road.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 11, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello! Thank you for your review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Enjoy your travels. on behalf of the Boutique Athens team Lia Spartali
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Singapore, Singapore

Fantastic Athens apartment!

  • 5 of 5


The apartment is truly as gorgeous as the pictures depict it to be! Bright, clean, airy and charmingly decorated with quirky artwork, the apartment was a great mix of the older original fixings, modern necessities and comfortable furniture.

Facilities and amenities:

Efficient air conditioning, WIFI, DVDs and cable TV when we needed a break during the killer summer afternoons. Nice touches like an umbrella and lovely Korres toiletries provided. We also appreciated that the kitchen came with coffee, tea, salt, sugar, milk, etc, for when we had breakfast, and the apartment had a washer/dryer.


What a fantastic location! The apartment is close to many bars, cafes, restaurants, as well as the Grand Promenade - the pedestrian-only pathway that leads to Thissio Metro station, Plaka area, the Agora, Acropolis, etc. We also easily managed to hail the hop-on / hop-off trains along the Grand Promenade that go to the major attractions for when it was too hot to walk. Quite a few happy hours were spent at the various cafes that had amazing views of the Acropolis.

Conveniently near were a supermarket and bakery with so many delicious baked goods and mini ice creams. We were also able to hail taxis very easily from our street.

As for noise levels, the apartment is a few blocks away from the busiest F&B stretch to be relatively quiet except for the occasional noisy vehicle at night


Thank you Mihalis for meeting us at the airport and getting us to the apartment comfortably and with his own introduction to Athens.

We really appreciated the file of information such as recommended places to eat nearby, as well as Lia's maps and quick introduction on how to get to the main sights of Athens. We also enjoyed our visit to the recommended Hammam very much.

We loved Athens and would definitely be staying with Boutique Athens again when we go back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello girls! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! It was great having you and I hope to see you again. Best regards from Lia and the rest of the Boutique Athens team!
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Athens International
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
13 Kilometres
Glyfada Gold Course
Nearest Train
300 Metres
Thissio and Kerameikos metro stations
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
National road
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

KR1 is located in the inner city area known as Thission. Thission is in the middle of the areas we now call the ancient world of Athens.

Thission houses the best-preserved temple of Classic Antiquity, the temple of Hephaestus. Here, the god of fire and metal Hephaestus was co-worshipped with Goddess Athena who was the guardian of the city of Athens. They were both the protectors of the arts and crafts and especially of the metallurgists and ceramists.

This temple is the first of the works proposed by Pericles. Building began even before the Parthenon!

KR1 is a 3 minute walk from this beautiful temple. And from here the city of Athens has created a walkway to the other great temple of antiquity, the Parthenon and the Acropolis. The stroll to the Acropolis past some of the most amazing areas of Hellenic antiquity takes about ten minutes.

Thission is full of galleries, tavernas and small museums. And yet somehow has avoided the tourist tackiness of areas such as Plaka.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Athens, Athens

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Low Season
14 Nov 2016 - 1 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
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3 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

• We are happy to provide flexible check in and checkout times....so just let us know when you would like to arrive and depart and we will do our best to satisfy your requests. Please note that depending on availability check in will be by 3pm and check out is by 11am.

• Check in between the hours of 9pm and 7am.
Our staff work from 7am until 9pm every day. So, if you are checking in between 9pm and 7am we have asked our reliable taxi drivers to check you in. This allows you to arrive at any time you like. You can check in at any time after 9 pm and before 7 am by simply booking your transport to the apartment via one of our trusted taxi drivers. They charge no extra to check you in. On arrival he will let you into the apartment and ask you what time you would like our permanent staff to take you on a tour of the area and to show you the apartment in detail.

Boutique Athens requires 50% deposit in order to reserve the apartment and full payment in cash upon arrival. We accept payments via credit card, bank transfer or PayPal. Credit card charges are 1.9%, bank transfer fees are 4 Euro per transaction and PayPal charges are 3-5% depending on country of origin.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Athens in Greece Mainland

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large and modern
  • KR1 has an ultra modern, large bathroom. This includes a 2 person rain shower, toilet and vanity. There is a small portable bath to bathe babies.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Bed can be King Size Double or Two Single beds
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 3 Single Bed , Can be one king double and one single or three singles.
  • The main bedroom in KR1 is one of the best bedrooms we at Boutique Athens manage. It has a very large king size double bed that can be separated to become two single beds. There is a work desk, large clothes storage, full length mirror and a beautiful window looking out to evergreen trees. The second bedroom can either be configured to have three single beds or one large king double and one single bed. It has good sized clothes storage, lots of natural light (that can completed stopped with full shutters) and a private balcony. All beds are dressed with 100% cotton sheets, doonas and fluffy pillows.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
• We have flexible check in and check out times. We try and adjust our times to suit your needs....so just let us know when you would like to arrive and depart and we will do our best to satisfy your requests. • If you are checking into your apartment between the hours of 9pm and 7am, you will need to travel to the apartment with our trusted taxi driver who will have the keys with him and will show you in. He does not increase his tariff for this service. On arrival he will let you into the apartment and ask you what time you would like our permanent staff to take you on a tour of the area and to show you the apartment in detail. • We provide a mobile phone upon request and you buy the credit. • We provide a baby cot and a high chair upon request • We provide you with a local map and a compendium full of useful information.

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