Acropolis area next Metro & Museum

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Falirou, Athens, Attica 11742, Greece
Helena

A stylish apartment, a popular choice for all type of travelers. Situated in the heart of the historical Athens centre, 3 min from Plaka,the Acropolis museum & its metro stop, is ideal for those who want to explore everything within 2-3 days on foot

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A stylish apartment, a popular choice for all type of travelers. Situated in the heart of the historical Athens centre, 3 min from Plaka,the Acropolis museum & its metro stop, is ideal for those who want to explore everything within 2-3 days on foot

The Space

As of 1-1-2014, this apartment can not accommodate kids younger than 9 year old. We apologise for this , but we can not choose our neighbors.

THIS APARTMENT IS NOT ACCEPTING CHECK OUT EARLIER THAN 06:00

Stylish apartment accessed by elevator
2 bedrooms with 1 double bed each
1 living room with 1 double quality sofa bed
1 bathroom with washing machine
1 fully equipped kitchen
1veranda
Bed linen and towels are provided
Free Wi-fi, Air condition, TV, hair dryer,etc

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Advantages:
- In the heart of historical Athens
- 3 min walking distance from Metro & Museum - 7 min walking from the Acropolis / Plaka
--All rooms are Air Conditioned
- Best Value for money
- Large Veranda ideal for your relaxation
- Airport /port transfer is available upon request.
- We offer BASIC ingredients to prepare by yourself your breakfast (coffee,tea,sugar,cereals,)
- We are the first, awarded by AIRBNB, Super-hosts in Athens.
-- 98% satisfied guests. We are the most experienced hosts in Athens. We have hosted over 4.000 people from 36 countries.
- No extra cost, and no need for deposit.
- We communicate in 5 languages. English, French, German, Italian, Spanish.

A 72 sq meters, comfortable,clean, private apartment with full cooking facilities, that it is best value for money.

Guest Access

The entire apartment and its amenities are at your exclusive use.
There are 2 options to reach the apartment.
1) Private transfer (extra cost). Arriving or leaving after midnight? No problem!
2) Arriving by your self and meet you at the apartment. This option is available for arrivals between 11 in the morning till 07.30 in the night.

Interaction with Guests

By making a reservation with us, you are getting access to many suggestions for tours or accommodations, in many islands and places of interest all over Greece.
We are a Swiss- Greek family and speak Greek, French, English, German, Spanish and Italian.
Our first aim is to get to know new people and make new friends...we are waiting for you! We welcome any question that will help you organize your trip.

The Neighborhood

You are in Athens historical center! Acropolis area has everything you may need, within walking distance. Open 16 hours per day, grocery stores, restaurants, banks, e.t.c.The neighbourhood is quiet and absolutely safe with free parking in the street in case you rent a car. Finding a parking space is difficult but just around the corner there are a couple of private (closed) parking stations.
You can also continue your walk to Thissio, Monastiraki and the flea market. All these are in Athens center and whenever you feel tired you get in the Metro and get off at Acropolis metro station which is 3 minutes walking distance from the house

Getting around

DISTANCES- CAR- PUBLIC TRANSPORT-
AIRPORT
BY CAR - 37' minutes. If you like we can arrange pick up service at a friendly price
BY METRO - Minimum 2 hours (including waiting 30 minutes for the metro and walking). Athens centre IS QUITE FAR from the airport. Nearest metro stop is Acropolis & FIX

PIRAEUS PORT.
BY CAR - 13' minutes. If you like we can arrange pick up service at a friendly price
BY BUS & METRO - Minimum 45' min (depending on the island, walking to the ferry can add up to 30 minutes extra time).

ATHENS CENTER - ACROPOLIS
Walking distance:
3 min to the museum or metro
7 min to the Acropolis
Plaka:8 min
Centre : 13 min

Other Things to Note

Family friendly, Gay friendly, Lesbian friendly,Seniors travellers friendly, single women friendly. Smoking Allowed in the Veranda.
PLEASE NOTE, THAT THIS IS NOT OUR HOME. YOU NEED TO TELL US IN ADVANCE YOUR ARRIVAL TIME IN ORDER TO GET THE KEYS. CHECK IN TIME NEEDS TO BE ARRANGED IN ADVANCE.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 5
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Extra people: $14 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Monthly Price: $1822 /month
Cleaning Fee: $22
Check In: 12:00 PM (noon)
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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  • Nuestra estadía en Atenas fue inmejorable. Pasamos unos días muy emocionantes y el apartamento fue funcional a nuestras necesidades. La ubicación es perfecta a poquísimas cuadras de los centros históricos y los puntos de atracción turísticas. Como también de lugares con ofertas gastronómicas interesantes como deliciosas. El apartamento resultó muy cómodo, los implementos funcionaron a la perfección, y no tuvimos ninguna preocupación respecto del lugar. Disfrutamos muchísimo de la casa y la recomendamos sinceramente. La atención del anfitrión fue buena como también las sugerencias respecto de la actividad en Atenas. Muchas Gracias por toda la atención brindada

    July 2014
  • Good Size apt, beds & pillows not our favorite. Tea & Greek coffee supplied, decent stores nearby to buy fruit/wine. Would prefer to have laundry soap offered, instead of shampoo. Sadly the terrace did not have a cover/awning, so we couldn't use it most of the day. Good location, 10 minute walk to great restaurants in front of Museum (Coffee Island for a great latte, God's for excellent Beef with Orzo) highly recommend doing museum before Acropolis, esp with kids.
    Thanks for easy transfers!

    July 2014
  • We had a wonderful time at this apartment. It was exactly as advertised, and perfect for our family. Our grown up boys did have to share a bed, but we knew that coming in. Three is also a big comfortable couch in the living room that could easily sleep another person. There is a nice terrace for sitting outside - the view is of the neighborhood and the balconies of the hotel across the street; the air conditioning worked fine in 100 degree heat, the bathroom was very nice, and the location was terrific. We walked everywhere. Under 10 minutes to the Acropolis Museum and the Plaka. A metro stop is just two blocks away, next to a nice local square and some great cafes for coffee and cheese pies in the morning. A supermarket is just another two blocks away a different direction. It is about a twenty minute walk up the hill to the Acropolis itself.

    Vassily and Helena arranged a number of things for us, which made our visit easy. They had us met us at the airport, including one son at 4 in the morning. They arranged a tour for us of The Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion at sunset with only a day's notice. And they helped us get to and from Delphi. They were absolutely dependable and responsive, available by phone at all times - including from a landline in the apartment.

    I would highly recommend renting any of the apartments that Helena and Vassily offer. They are thoroughly professional. It was also a great pleasure to get to know Vassily.

    June 2014
  • Helena and her husband are superhosts, no question about it. They are
    reliable, on time, helpful and friendly. This is the second time we stay in one of their places and we have been more than happy both times.

    This apartment was super!

    Thank you Helena!

    June 2014
  • Good location. Quiet at nite. Nice n friendly. Highly recommended.

    June 2014
  • Helena's apartment was perfect for exploring the must see Athens sights by foot within two days. It was a large and comfortable space, and within 5 blocks to the Plaka. Helena arranged for us which were great, and answered all of our questions promptly.

    June 2014
  • The host was very lovely and welcoming! The location was perfect because it was within walking distance from the Acropolis and next to a metro station for easy transportation. The air conditioning was a perfect getaway from the blistering heat of Greece and there was an elevator for easy access to the different floors. They pick us on the airport take take us to the apartment was a relieve from worry how to get there. Overall we were able to enjoy our stay in Greece pleasantly from this apartment.

    Ricardo

    June 2014
  • Great little flat just down the road from the Acropolis and Plaka. Nice little bakeries and restaurants just around the corner too. Helena was quick and efficient in responding and Chrysa gave us a warm cheery Greek welcome! Great holiday, thanks guys!

    June 2014
  • L'appartement est bien localisé, bien éclairé, tranquille et près des sites antiques. Nous avons apprécié les nombreux guides touristiques laissés à notre usage sur la table à café, une excellente source d'information pour mieux planifier nos déplacements et y avons bien aimé notre séjour là.
    Vasilis nous a accueillis à l'aéroport dès notre arrivée et nous a expliqué le fonctionnement de l'appartement. Cependant à cause du manque de stationnement dans le quartier, il nous a laissés à la porte : nous aurions apprécié qu'il monte à l'appartement avec nous. L'appartement est bien, par contre une amélioration à la propreté et à l'entretien de l'appartement serait adéquate par comparaison à la quelque douzaine d'autres locations d'appartements que nous avons faites.

    June 2014
  • We are a family with 2 boys 9 & 6. This is an excellent apartment. It was very comfortable, clean and well equipped. It is very convenient for the Acropolis and many other sights and the location surprisingly quiet. It is also close to the Metro (Acropolis and Sygrou Fix). There were also some excellent (and not too touristy) restaurants nearby.
    We would strongly recommend that you have Vassili or Helena pick you up from the airport.
    We had a wonderful holiday in Athens. We really only used the apartment as a base but could not fault it.

    May 2014
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