About this listing
This is a unique 145 square meter duplex mansion, 18th century style, inside the alleys of Plaka. It does not get any closer to the Acropolis hill and the ancient streets of Acropolis. 360 view of Athens from the roof as good as nowhere else.
*Please make sure that you have checked availability first before submitting your reservation request !!!
The Acropolis: The sacred rock of Athens. The city "fortress"and Athena’s temple in ancient times. The ancient market (Agora), the temple of Olympian Zeus, the Odeon of Herodus Atticus, the Parthenon, Philopappou Hill, Hadrian’s Arch, Plaka, Thiseion, Keramikos, Monastiraki… You’re here, right here!!!
This 145 square meter house is right next to these monuments, sights and places and can be directly met in a few-minute walk from your doorstep.
The Acropolis and Makrygianni area: A quiet and safe neighborhood which is constantly growing, developing and being modernized without losing its original identity. With all kinds of stores around –cafes, restaurants, bars, galleries, new designers’ studio, hotels, restored and crumbling neoclassical mansions , etc., offers visitors a variety of choices and conveniences to go out, explore and entertain themselves by day and night. A meeting spot for people from all over the world. The perfect starting point to wander around the city.
You arrive at the house after an only 2-minute walk from the Acropolis metro station.
Getting to know the house: A refurbised mansion, 145 square meter with a large cozy living room, a kitchen and a dining area on the ground floor. 2 bedrooms on the second floor and a balcony. And finally 1 extra bedroom in the attic. Fully equiped with antique furnitures and unique artifacts this is not your typical IKEA listing rather than a work of art. All the rooms are cool and quiet and offer a unique feel of Greek baroque art.
The owner of the house spends time between Athens and Paros island. This house is their permanent residence when in Athens. The old furniture, passed on by grand-parents, co-exist with colorful and playful new pieces. Feel free to look around the house and discover the collections of objects found in flea markets, bazaars and travels. The house includes all the necessary equipment and appliances of a house that is inhabited and enjoys receiving guests.
The house provides: wireless internet connection, a 32 inch TV, cable-TV CD player, radio, central heating, fans, washing machine, and also , a bookcase with several books in Greek English, and French.
Also, clean towels and sheets are provided for the guests to use during their stay.
In the kitchen, you will find all kind of supplies that you might need during your stay for cooking.
The rest, I leave to you to discover… Don’t hesitate to ask anything you’d like to know about the area and the city. I’d be glad to give out, secrets and share my favorite places in the city with you, to help you feel like more than a tourist.
ALL guests are welcomed on arrival and farewelled prior to departure.
1. Metro the ticket is 10 euros per person and the last one is at 23:30. You get off at Syntagma Square Station which is approximately 8 minutes walking distance.
2. The X95 bus the ticket is 6 euros per person and it's 24 hour. You get off at Syntagma Square Again(Terminal Station).
3. Taxi. You tell the taxi driver to take you at Plaka and drop you off at the corner of Tripodon and Erotokritou str(the house is at number 9). Then the house is 15 meters away. The taxi price depends on the hour you take it. It's between 40 and 60 euros. For any other info or question don't hesitate to contact me(There is also a possibility of a welcome pickup).
Interaction with guests
Available if needed.
Plaka is the centre of Athens and most of the tourist attractions,nightlife and shops are in walking distance. Probably the best place to spend your days in Athens.
Only the people whose names have been registered upon reservation are allowed to stay in the house.
Guests are responsible for third parties they invite to the house.
The house is not available for housing events (big gatherings and parties).
Quiet and coutresy hours: 2-5 pm and 11 pm to 8 am
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.