Steeped in history, the Greek capital Athens is a popular destination for those seeking a cultural break. Why not book a stay at one of the extensive range of hotels in Athens and take the opportunity to see the world famous historic monuments for yourself. Summers in Athens can be hot and humid, and July temperatures can exceed 90ºF. Winters are typically mild, with January temperatures in the 40ºsF.
When to go to Athens Spring and Fall temperatures are pleasant, making these the ideal times to enjoy all that Athens has to offer before the heat becomes too oppressive, so keep an eye on the Hotels.com website for hotel deals in Athens to see the city at its best.
How to get to AthensAthens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH) serves the city and is located 17 miles to the northeast. Most Athens hotels can be reached from the airport by the Athens Metro subway and the Proastiakos suburban rail services, as well as an efficient bus network. Following the vast improvement in the public transportation system, staying at a hotel near Athens is another option for those who want to explore the city from a less crowded, less polluted base.
Why visit Athens?A haven for those interested in ancient architecture and archaeology, Athens is home to a wealth of world famous monuments, including the Acropolis, with the Parthenon and vast collection of Ancient Greek ruins. More modern tourist attractions in central Athens include the Athens Olympic Stadium built for the 2004 Summer Olympics. A selection of Athens luxury hotels can be found in central Athens, such as the Electra Hotel, Athens, a business-friendly hotel conveniently placed for visiting the Hellenic Parliament and Benaki Museum, while a number of budget hotels, such as the Aristoteles Hotel, Athens are a good base from which to visit the city’s historic landmarks.
Where to stay in AthensHotels.com offers a wide range of accommodation options, including deals on Athens cheap hotels and 5 star hotels in Athens. Why not check out a range of Athens hotel reviews before booking your stay online?