Thisio penthouse 10' to Acropolis

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Irakleidon, Athens, Attica 11851, Greece
Elena

Thisio Penthouse (85 sq. metres) is a charming downtown apartment, situated on the fourth floor of a 4-floor building, just 400 meters from the Thisio metro station and 1 klm. from the New Acropolis Museum.

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Thisio Penthouse (85 sq. metres) is a charming downtown apartment, situated on the fourth floor of a 4-floor building, just 400 meters from the Thisio metro station and 1 klm. from the New Acropolis Museum.

The Space

The apartment is fully furnished and renovated, air-conditioned in the living room and in both bedrooms, and appropriate for self-catering holidays.
The penthouse is located in a cosy neighbourhood in one of the oldest pedestrian walks in the center of Athens named Irakleidon street. The apartment can accomodate from 2 to 4 persons. The apartment is decorated with love, care and personal touch. Everything is carefully selected to the very detail so as to make you feel like you are at your own home while offering you an experience worth to remember. Its unique character and atmosphere will help you re-charge your batteries after a busy day out in the city.

Interaction with Guests

Are you looking to experience Greece through locale's eyes? Well, we are here for you! We are not just renting an entire apartment. We are here to help you, make the most out of your visit. Whether you want to spend a couple of nights in Athens before going to the islands or you are a museum lover, or you are on European tour, or you are spending your honeymoon, we are happy to offer you only the best of Athens' tips and tricks.

The Neighborhood

Local cuisine tavernas and numerous and of excellent food, service and quality restaurants are located in close proximity to the apartment.
Lots of bars with outdoor seating and music as well as galleries, exhibition centres and parks in walking distance at Irakleidon and Apostolou Pavlou pedestrian streets.
Most well-known restaurants and Greek tavernas are within walking distance from 5 to 15 minutes to the Plaka, Monastiraki, Gkazi and Psirri areas.
Another fantastic and trendy area nearby (10 minutes walk) is the Psirri area with its famous clubs, bars and galleries as well as the Benaki Museum.
You can find a grocery store and a pharmacy just 50 metres from the apartment building as well as a laundry service just across the street. Private taxi information and sightseeing services are provided in the tips list in the apartment for all guests!
At your request we will indicate you adresses where you can find the best and most authentic of the so renowned Greek Cuisine.

Getting around

Ideally located in the historic Thission area, one of the most lively places in Athens' town centre, only 10 minutes walk to the ancient Acropolis Hill and few minutes walk from Plaka area (best touristic spot) and the New Acropolis Museum with its magnificent exhibitions all-year round.
Whether you travel for holidays or business, our apartment and service are going to make your stay in Athens a memorable experience.

Other Things to Note

**** RENOVATED (new window fittings and wooden floors) MAY 2014 ****

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $27 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Security Deposit: $97
Cleaning Fee: $35
Check In: 12:00 PM (noon)
Check Out: 2:00 PM
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  • Elena was a super helpful host. She met us to welcome and show us around the apartment, and afterwards was only an email away if we had any questions! Even after we left, she offered to help us with recommendations for the rest of our Greece trip. The apartment itself gives you a feeling of what it might be like to live in Athens. The location was absolutely perfect, couldn't imagine a better setting. Easy to walk to just about anything. Thanks so much Elena!

    July 2014
    Elena
    Response from Elena:

    Have a great time you beautiful people!

    July 2014
  • My family of 4 stayed at Elena and George's apartment for 3 nights. The apartment is in a fantastic spot we walked to the Acropolis in 10 minutes, and spent our entire time in Athens walking to great taverns, shopping and historical sites all within walking distance. The apartment was clean and big for a family of 4. We did not get a chance torment Elena but her emails and communication was excellent with great tips on where to go and how to get to the apartment. We did meet her lovely husband George who met us on arrival showed us around and gave us great suggestions on where to shop/eat etc..
    Overall a fantastic experience for us, thank you Elena and George we highly recommend you both and your apartment to anyone wanting to stay in Athens.

    June 2014
  • Great location in the heart of Athens with plenty of amenities (A/C and Wi-Fi) and lots of space inside the apartment. Elena's husband George was very friendly and helpful and a pleasure to meet. We would thoroughly recommend to anyone travelling to the heart of Athens.

    June 2014
  • The house is very clean, spacious, well furnished, and strategically located near the Acropolis and only 7-8 minute walk from Thissio metro station. George kindly met us up when we arrived and kindly explained in detail about the house and gave us some useful tips about the neighborhood. There are many tour brochures and information in the house. And the wi-fi was very fast. We enjoyed our stay at Elena's very much.

    The only thing that we should have told Elena ahead of time is that we would need two sets of keys to the apartment, since my friend and I had different daily programs, so that Elena could have prepared a copy.

    June 2014
  • The reservation was canceled 7 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    May 2014
  • Elena and George’s apartment is huge and perfectly located on a wonderful pedestrian street in Thissio, which has become my dream neighbourhood in Athens. It is close to the Acropolis and Filipapou (where you can wander in peace on a sunny afternoon), near Monistiraki and Plaka, or five minutes in the other direction to Gazi for some of the best food in town. Of course we also really enjoyed the apartment, the wonderful living space, the comfortable bed, the work space, and more. Elena and George’s concern for their guests is both friendly and professional and we are so glad we found them. No doubt we will be back.

    May 2014
    Elena
    Response from Elena:

    Thank you so much Lis for your kind words. Wish we welcome you again soon!

    May 2014
  • Fantastic flat in a really good location (the street it is on is fully pedestrianised, with lots of good bars). Ideal base for exploring the heart of Athens.

    April 2014
    Elena
    Response from Elena:

    Thanks for your kind words. You are welcome back anytime!

    April 2014
  • Dear Elena & George, we had a fantastic stay thanks to the ideal location of your flat, but even more thanks to your warm welcome, friendly communication and insider tips. We are already looking forward to our next visit!

    November 2013
  • Elena and George couldn't have been kinder. Great suggestions of things to do, places to eat. The apartment felt like they had left on vacation and had everything you could possibly need to be comfortable. Highly recommend!

    October 2013
    Elena
    Response from Elena:

    Thank you so much David! So happy to have met you, love airBNB for that. Hope to see you again soon. E&G

    October 2013
  • Appartement (très) agréable et calme, dans une rue et un quartier parfaits. Calmes au niveau de l'appartement, plus animés un pâté plus loin: bars sympas, supérettes, boulangeries, restos. A deux pas de l'Acropole, de Monastiraki et de Gazi. A proximité du métro Théseion (Pirée et Musée national directs). Enfin, je ne veux pas trop en dire de bien, je détesterai retourner à Athènes est en être privé par son succès.
    Ce second séjour fut à nouveau une réussite, et ce lieu n'y fut pas pour rien: Mille Mercis Elena!

    October 2013
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