Book a hotel near the Acropolis (Akropolis), Athens, with hotels.com. The UNESCO-listed Acropolis is one of Athens’ top sightseeing attractions. Explore fifth-century BC marble temples, including the Parthenon, at the Acropolis. The site where Athens was founded, the Acropolis is a rocky mound rising in the modern city centre. Situated in the Plaka neighbourhood in the centre of Athens, the Acropolis is near many of Athens’ best hotels as well as the New Acropolis Museum, a hi-tech glass building displaying archaeological finds from the Acropolis, which opened in June 2009. Hotels.com offers a range of accommodation near the Acropolis, accessible from the Acropolis metro station. Arrive at the site first thing in the morning or in the late afternoon to avoid the midday heat and to get the most out of your visit to the Acropolis.