The Hilton Athens Hotel is a legendary landmark in the city of Athens. Famed by both locals and guests this hotel is more than just a place to sleep. Its distinctive architecture has been dominating the Athenian Skyline for decades. Its Sky Bar, meeting facilities, pool club and awarded gourmet restaurants belong to the best in Greece. I recently had the chance to stay in this beautiful hotel. Although it was not our first time my husband and I enjoyed a romantic weekend escape with a delicious dinner, a relaxing evening overlooking the Acropolis and the city lights. Here you will find 6 reasons to stay at the Hilton hotel on your next visit to Athens.
Athens Hilton hotel is located on a central avenue in the heart of the city next to the metro station. This makes it very easy to reach by both taxi and public transport. There’s also a 24/7 direct line to Athens International Airport. The metro line allows you to discover the historic center of Athens in the most convenient way possible. The Athens Hilton is also next to some of the most important Athenian cultural institutions. Close to the hotel are the National Gardens and the Panathenaic Stadium. And you can walk from the hotel to the Hellenic children museum, the Athens War Museum, the Athens Concert Hall and several research centers.
#2 Rooms and suites
The location of the Athens Hilton Hotel also makes it possible for some rooms to have an amazing and romantic view over the Acropolis with its Parthenon. The rooms of 34m2 in Athens Hilton Hotel are among the largest in Athens! All Guest Rooms offer marble bathrooms and walk in showers. The Suites and Executive rooms offer executive lounge access and private checking in as well as Hilton Spa access and use of the indoor pool, the sauna, the jacuzzi and the hammam.
Not only do the rooms in Hilton Athens Hotel offer panoramic views. The executive lounge and the rooftop Galaxy bar do too. Being one of the highest buildings in the Greek capital, the Hilton Athens Hotel allows you to see the two hills in Athens – the Acropolis hill with Parthenon and Lycabettus hill – as well as the surrounding mountains, the entire city and the larger Attica area and the port.
#4 Awarded gourmet dining
Hilton Athens Hotel offers many options for excellent food. The Aethrion in the lobby is great for tea or wine and is a gathering place for high-profile Athenians. This space is decorated with art and often one organizes wine tastings here. In the Byzantino restaurant you will experience mouth-watering dishes from the open kitchen with Mediterranean and Greek specialities and Sunday family lunch with the kids buffet and the Kids Corner. You can also find a vegan menu. This restaurant is open all year round for breakfast lunch and dinner. At the chic and stylish rooftop Galaxy Restaurant and Bar you can enjoy cocktails, finger foods, Mediterranean cuisine and sushi. Milos restaurant is a favorite among celebrities at the Hilton Athens Hotel. Here you can try Aegean seafood or other Greek specialities.
#5 Pool club and spa
The Hilton Athens Hotel offers a fabulous 25m outdoor swimming pool – the biggest in Athens in a hotel! – and a kids pool. There is an indoor pool as well at the spa area. In the summer, the hotel organizes pool parties and it is also open for a night swim several days per week. The outdoor pool is open from May until October. There is also the Oasis Pool Bar and Grill for cocktails, light food and snacks. The Hilton Spa (Hiltonia Spa) is considered one of the best in town. Here you can indulge a quick massage or a long spa day and there is a gym too.
#6 Family and guest friendly
Hilton Hotel is known for its excellent service and super friendly staff. The hotel personnel will go out of it’s way to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Further, Athens Hilton is a family friendly hotel with many kids features. Accessible rooms are offering all the amenities of standard guest rooms plus range of accessible features. And do you know that you can even bring your pet?! They are part of the family too and are welcome here.
Hilton Athens is more than a hotel. Its a meeting point for business, cultural and social life. Here you will meet people from all over the world as well as locals. Its location in the heart of the city is the perfect base for discovering Athens and its world famous monuments. This, combined with an excellent spa and pool club, rooms overlooking the Acropolis and gourmet dining, makes this famous place one of my favorite hotels in Athens.
Hilton Athens Hotel
46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue
Tel : +30 210 7281000