Central Hotel - Athens

Apollonos 21, Plaka, Athens, Greece, 105 57  show map
 3 stars
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Central Hotel - Athens

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

 Food/Drinks

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Located in the historical center of Athens, the 3-star Central offers contemporary rooms. Renovated in 2012, the charming hotel has welcomed guests since 1972.

Major Athens sights, such as Dora Stratou Greek Dances Theatre, Museum Herakleidon and Epigraphic Museum are located nearby. Just 1km from the center of Athens known for Odeum of Herodes Atticus (Odeion / Irodion), Temple of Olympian Zeus (Stiles Olymbiou Dios / Olymbion) and Pnyx, Arios Pagos and Philopappou Hills.

Enclosed by monuments, museums and a cathedral, the hotel offers a spectacular view over the terrace.

Guests will find themselves a short 5-minute stroll from Syntagma subway station. Central is 20 minutes’ drive away from Eleftherios Venizelos airport.

Rooms

Central provides guestrooms appointed with LCD flat-screen TV, a private balcony, a minibar, Wi-Fi and a laptop-size safe. The guestrooms feature separate bathrooms with free toiletries, bathrobes and a hairdryer along with a fridge and coffee/tea makers and modern furniture.

Eat

A buffet breakfast is offered at the restaurant. The 24-hour restaurant amazes guests with fresh Italian dishes in an elegant atmosphere. Guests can spend time in the luxury Rooftop bar serving a wide range of coffee and tea.

Services

Car rental services are available on site.

Relax

The hotel spoils guests with a hot tub and a Jacuzzi along with such activities as parasailing and windsurfing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   84.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Jacuzzi
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • City view
  • Landscape view
  • Atrium view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

Apollonos 21, Plaka, Athens, Greece, 105 57

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City Center
  • Athens
    1.0km
Airports
Underground stations
  • Syntagma station
    400 m
  • Monastiraki station
    500 m
Restaurants
  • Aspro Alogo
    30 m
  • Thea Terrace Bar
    0 m
Parks
  • National Gardens
    530 m
Beaches
  • Arillas Beach
    990 m
  • Almyros Beach
    990 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    84

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Rooms and availability

Central Standard Room
Standard Room
Bed type: Double or Twin beds or 2 Single beds or Double Bed
Size: 30m2
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  • Shower
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Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

Room facilities
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    Superior Room
    Bed type: Double Bed or Double or Twin beds or Twin beds
    Size: 20m2
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    The room is more spacious than the Standard room. It offers a work desk and a bathroom with all necessary amenities.

    Room facilities
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      Regular
      Bed type: Double or Twin beds or 2 Single beds or Double Bed
      Size: 30m2
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      Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Central Hotel - Athens Athens location
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        Hotel Address:

        Apollonos 21, Plaka, Athens, Greece, 105 57

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Athens
          1.0km
        Airports
        Underground stations
        • Syntagma station
          400 m
        • Monastiraki station
          500 m
        Restaurants
        • Aspro Alogo
          30 m
        • Thea Terrace Bar
          0 m
        Parks
        • National Gardens
          530 m
        Beaches
        • Arillas Beach
          990 m
        • Almyros Beach
          990 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of rooms:
          84

        Hotel Awards

        GreekHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAthensCentral

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Spa Hotels in Greece

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Roman Agora - 300 m
        • Hadrian's Arch - 300 m
        • Greek Parliament - 500 m
        • Acropolis - 500 m
        • Temple of Olympion Zeus - 600 m
        • Olympeion - 600 m

        Popular areas

        • Syntagma Square - 100 m

        Places of interest

        • Plaka - 200 m
        • Parthenon - 600 m
        • Monastiraki flea market - 600 m

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Horologion of Andronikos - 300 m
        • Academy of Athens - 500 m

        Museums

        • The Jewish Museum of Greece - 200 m
        • Museum of the City of Athens - 400 m
        • Ethniko Estoriko Mouseio - 400 m
        • Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum - 700 m

        Parks

        • Zappio - National Garden - 300 m

        Universities, Institutes

        • Library - 600 m

        Theaters

        • Mikro Pallas - 400 m
        • Tzeni Karezi - 600 m
        • Aliki Theater - 600 m

        Galleries

        • Athens Gallery - 200 m
        • Zoumboulakis Galleries‎ - 300 m
        • Pandora Gallery - 300 m

        Underground stations

        • Syntagma station - 300 m
        • Monastiraki station - 400 m
        • Panepistimio station - 600 m
        • Akropoli station - 600 m

        Local Attractions

        • Technopolis - 1.6km
          100, Pireos Street, Athens
        • Museum Herakleidon - 1.8km
          16, Herakleidon str.,, Athens
        • Benaki Museum Benaki - Pireos St. Annexe - 2.1km
          Peireos 138 & Andronikou, Athens
        • National Archaeological Museum (Ethniko Archaiologiko Museo) - 1.7km
          Patission 44, Athens
        • Hellenic Motor Museum - 1.9km
          Ioulianou 33 - 35, Athens

        Near the hotel

        • Plaka - 210 m
          The Plaka, Athens
        • The Acropolis Museum - 620 m
          Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athens
        • Little Mitropolis Church (Panayia Gorgoepikoos and Agios Eleftherios) - 100 m
          Platia Mitropoleos, Athens
        • Monastiraki - 310 m
          Monastiraki, Athens
        • Great Mitropolis (Athens Cathedral) - 50 m
          Plateia Mitropoleos, Athens
        • Temple of Hephaestus - 120 m
          Agora, Athens
        • Metropolis Greek Orthodox Cathedral - 230 m
          Mitropoleos Square, Athens

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Aspro Alogo - 30 m

          Address: Patroou 4
          Phone: 0030 2103220551

          71% likes this, based on 120 reviews

        • NOODLE BAR - 40 m

          Address: 11 Apollonos Street, Sintagma
          Phone: 210-3318585

          63% likes this, based on 112 reviews
          Cuisine: Asian fusion, Asian, Noodle
          Price Range: GBP 12 - GBP 16

        • Avocado - 160 m

          Address: Nikis 30
          Phone: +30.210-3237878

          77% likes this, based on 302 reviews
          Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian
          Price Range: GBP 6 - GBP 16

        • Thea Terrace Bar - 0 m

          Address: Apollonos 21
          Phone: (+30) 210 3234357

          72% likes this, based on 42 reviews

        • Old Ithaki - 80 m

          Address: Ag. Filotheis 2
          Phone: +302103229995

          50% likes this, based on 113 reviews
          Cuisine: Greek

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of rooms:
          84

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        Central Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Central

        Individual guest reviews

        • Single
          7.4

          I asked and paid extra for a room with a view of the Acropolis. I received this. When I couldn't get the TV to work and called the front desk they came upstairs to see that the TV wasn't plugged in. I didn't hear noise outside the room but I don't think there were many customers staying there. At 94 Euros it was a good price. I liked the location to the Metro, Plaka and Acropolis.

          The front desk woman gave me directions at 1 P.M. to the Acropolis. She did not tell me that it closes at 2:30. I arrived at 2 P.M. as I strolled through Plaka shops etc. I paid 12 Euros for a 4 day ticket so I thought, I will see the Acropolis for 30 minutes Thursday and return on Friday. Wrong. With the 12 Euro ticket you only get admission once. I think that in a different hotel that info would have been shared with client. I asked her on the second day about the Promenade and she didn't know what I was talking about although my Guide Book, Lonely Planet, highly recommended this walk. She talked about a 11 a.m. walking tour. No, I replied. "how can you work in a Athens hotel and not know this?" Well, that totally ticked her off as during my 30 minute breakfast I heard her yelling to the staff which I'm sure was about me! When I checked out of the hotel the manager was by her side - defending me or her I don't know. With time she did highlight the promenade for me on the map and write the number of the tram to take to the Archeology Museum.

        • Single
          7.8

          The room was small but clean. It had everything I needed. The bed was comfortable and the air conditioning was great! The girl on the front desk was very helpful and spoke good English. I only stayed one night as I was on my way to a Greek island and was making the connection the next morning. The girl on the front desk showed me on a map how to get to the bus stop and suggested I catch a cab. This turned out to be very good advice!

          The streets are narrow and at times uneven. It was difficult to walk with a heavy bag on wheels, especially as I was not sure where I was going. I had a bit of trouble finding the place, but I think that might be just me!

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          The hotel is centrally located in a lovely area of Athens. Friendly bar staff and lovely terrace with great views. We booked a 'superior' room which had a decent view of the Acropolis, although no balcony. Complimentary bottle of wine on arrival (mostly undrinkable). Slippers, bathrobes, free wifi etc.

          A problem with the online booking process was handled brusquely on our arrival by the concierge, bordering on rudeness, which was not particularly welcoming. In general, the bedroom was spotless, but the shower would certainly have benefitted from a good scrub, to remove the patches of black mould that had gathered in the corners. The air conditioning also did very little to alter the room temperature (June), so it was rather warm and stuffy. Average breakfast for the money.

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          the view from the roof garden was terrific Breakfast was very good Beds were comfortable and bathroom conformed to those of other hotels we stayed in while in Greece: small !

        • Couple
          6.6

          Location is good. Close to the Airport Express bus stop(last stop): x95 (50-60 minutes from airport). X 95 runs every 20 minutes from Athens international airport such as 10:00; 10:20; 10: 40 etc. In the city center area, the room rate is 110 euros per night including the breakfast, The breakfast is ok, The 7th floor's view is very nice , there's a bar located on the 7th floor.

          The sheets is not clean in our room. We lived in Room408, there's noise at night. I heard the noise for two nights from a machine or something...

        • Couple
          6.6

          Clean air-conditioned rooms, central location, modern washroom, nice view from the rooftop bar. The breakfast room also looked nice although we were only there briefly for an early morning breakfast.

          The hotel staff provided us with an incorrect information to get to piraeus from the hotel, so it took us 90 minutes to get to the port instead of 20 min as the hotel staff described. He told us to take the metro at monastiraki but the station was under construction. If we got there even one minute later, we would've missed the ferry. It's really too bad that they wern't up to date on this information.

        • Couple
          9.2

          Great Location, english speaken and friendly staff, amazing acropolis' view form the rooftop terrace.

          Small bathroom, but ok.

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          Great value for money, very very kind staff. Very pleased!!!

          The breakfast could be very much improved, there is a wide variety of greek homemade products such as jam, honey, cheeses, pies, breads and its a shame to provide the industrial ones.

        • Single
          9.2

          They were well prepared for my arrival, even though I only booked the stay ~6 hours before I would get there. Was very close to the Acropolis.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Location, rooftop terrace great, staff very helpful. Negative things on the internet about safety unfounded. For a greek city centre hotel its business as usual

        • Couple
          7.4

          In general, an above average hotel with good service standard. Staff are helpful and provide more info when required. Location is good and hotel is easy to find. Have an excellent view of Athens and the Acropolis at the roof-top bar.

        • Group of friends
          8.2

          Jacuzzi on the roof terrace very helpful for cooling down after a hot day

        • Single
          6.6

          Well located near ermu street and plaka. Nice terrace with a great view Helpful staff

          The breakfast utensils as plates , forks... were not very clean

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          This hotel was sooooo fantastic! Great location, it was easy to get to most of the tourist attractions just by walk. Friendly and patient staffs. Free Wifi, fluent Internet! All the thing here is nice and worth price!

        • Single
          7.4

          The staff was very nice and helpful with getting me to the airport on time for my early morning flight. The room was totally clean and well kept. The hotel is on a mediocre street in a great part of town. The lobby is very nice.

          The room felt sterile, not a lot of character. My window was to a courtyard where it was hard to tell if I had privacy with it open. My heater was stuck on full volume no matter what I did so I ad to brave leaving the window open the whole three days I was there, and I was a little sketched out by whether or not this was safe. They put a lot of care and effort into the lobby, not as much into the rooms, and practically none into everything I between. Looks fancy at the front, but pretty gross carpet stains and yucky feelings await in the depressing hallways. The room was clean and adequately comfortable for sleeping, but I wouldn't want to spend much time in it. Maybe that's a plus? I found nicer hotels for less in the same neighborhood.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Central Hotel - Athens Athens location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Apollonos 21, Plaka, Athens, Greece, 105 57

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Athens
          1.0km
        Airports
        Underground stations
        • Syntagma station
          400 m
        • Monastiraki station
          500 m
        Restaurants
        • Aspro Alogo
          30 m
        • Thea Terrace Bar
          0 m
        Parks
        • National Gardens
          530 m
        Beaches
        • Arillas Beach
          990 m
        • Almyros Beach
          990 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of rooms:
          84

        Hotel Awards

        GreekHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedAthensCentral

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Spa Hotels in Greece

        Use Badge