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Peaceful Location 20 Mins Walk to Acropolis

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Athens Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 6 people

The apartment is 12 years old and is in a quiet street very close to the Acropolis and Plaka areas of Athens -you can walk there in 20 mins. It is close to the train stations of Petralona and Thissio (part of the Athens Metro -15 mins walk) and next to the bus stop that takes you to Syntagma and Omonia Square. The building has only 3 apartments and it is located high on a hill (western slope of Phillopapou hill) with a nice outlook. The Acropolis and Plaka areas are an easy walk and there are small tavernas and other shops in the neighbourhood. It is on the 2nd floor overlooking a park and has an elevator. It is fully furnished with modern furniture and the kitchen is fully equipped.

Bedrooms:

Bedroom 1 with double bed.

Bedroom 2 with twin beds.

Lounge has 2 single sofa beds.

Bathrooms:

Bathroom with shower bath and WC and washing machine.

Kitchen:

Cooker, hob, fridge, freezer and microwave.

Living Rooms:

Combined lounge/dining room with TV, DVD player and 2 single sofabeds.

Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:

Towels and linen are included and the property is cleaned weekly and linen is changed weekly. This can be varied by arrangement with owner.

Amenities/Facilities:

Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine.

Air Conditioning, Central Heating, High Chair, Internet Access(Wi Fi ), TV.

Accessibility

Wheelchair access via elevator no steps at entrance.

Outside

There is a large balcony in the front of the apartment overlooking the street and a park opposite. The balcony is quiet and private and has an outdoor table and chairs available.

The apartment has central heating available during winter months and air conditioning in summer months.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Zois
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2016

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Peaceful Location 20 Mins Walk to Acropolis
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews
5

Very nice apartment in excellent, convenient but quiet location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was spacious, comfortable and well equipped. We also appreciated the pre-organised taxi from the airport. The immediate neighbourhood had some nice restaurants, and was within a short walk to the metro station to the coast, as well as being walking distance from the city centre.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Minnesota
5

Good Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for 3 nights in the middle of Oct. Safe neighborhood with restaurants and marts nearby. Nice patio at the apartment to sit outside. Plenty of good restaurants all of Athens, mostly inexpensive too. We used Mr. Zois' connection taxi driver to take us back & forth airport, $50E each way. It was well worth it after many hours of flying.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, We are pleased that you enjoyed staying in our apartment and that you also liked the local area.Thanks for staying with us. Regards Zois
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5

The apartment was very clean, spacious and a good position.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed staying at the apartment, it had everything we needed for the four of us. There were some good ,very near restaurants and also a supermarket. Ten minutes walk away was a larger supermarket and shops. You can walk up phillopopou hill ( looking at all the ruins takes a bit longer) and down the other side to the bottom of the acropolis in twenty minutes. Plaka was a 15minute walk away. Our favourite places were the panathanaic stadium which was very atmospheric and without lots of people and the same for the ancient Agora.We used Vangelis for the taxi both ways, who was very prompt and reliable. Maria was also very kind as she allowed us to leave all our luggage in the apartment as we had a late flight. We all had a lovely holiday and one day will go back.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We just had a very enjoyable stay at this wonderful apartment. We were a family of 4 with 2 teenage children. The unit was spacious, spotlessly clean and well equipped. The owner was available online even though he was out of the country, answering all of our questions promptly. Troon Street on the next corner was brilliant, with cool cafes, restaurants, supermarket and health food shop for gluten free/bio products etc. The location was ideal for us, not at all touristy and generally very quiet. The random church bells were not at all a problem, we barely noticed them. We walked everywhere as the Acropolis and surrounds were easily accessible, but we don't mind walking. Otherwise it's not far from closest Metro. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend to anyone. Thanks to Zois and his caretaker Maria.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you dear guests for those lovely comments .We are pleased that you enjoyed staying at our apartment and hope to see you again. Regards Zois
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5

Great room. Area is full of locals

  • 5 of 5

The room was great. We spent most of our time in the room playing cards on the large balcony. Sites were within walking distance as was the Metro. supermarket near by and plenty of restaurants. The initial meeting went well. We were a little late but she (Maria) waited for us a little while, and gave us the 5 min tour. The rooms was clean and easy to figure out.

I would definitely recommend this property to anyone staying in Athens. We ate at the restruant around the corner on Troon st and it was great, but didn't have a whole lot of fish stuff available.

The Philoppopos hill was pretty close and made for a nice walk to all the other sites.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words I am pleased you enjoyed staying at the apartment and the local area.
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Naples, Italy
5

Wonderful place, close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over our recent Spring Break with 3 kids, 2 toddlers and 1 teenager. Please place worked well for the two toddlers, who tend to get into everything. We moved the few breakable items out of reach and they had they entire place to play. There was nice sized playpen/crib that worked great to keep the littlest one in his bed. There was inside parking for our rental car. I really liked that there was all the items that we needed already there, toilet paper, small shampoos, dishes, utinsels, etc. Most places say they have all the basics, but this place really did. There was coffee, napkins, etc. Very nice. The maid, Maria, and her son spoke english very well and were very nice and helpful. They were always on time and ready to help. I had read the neighborhood was a little sketchy, but we wandered about every day with no issue what so ever. Everyone we met was helpful and kind. We felt very safe. We did drive up to the Acropolis and parked nearby. Never had any issue finding parking on the street. We did find a wonderful little Gyro place a half a block up from the front of the train station that was just fabulous. We at there several times while there. The owner was great help and answered all our questions and helped out any way he could. I would definitely recommend this place and stay again.

Only negative I found was I could not get more than about 1/3 a tub full of hot water. Showers were fine, but a bath wasn't an option. There was no view of the sites, but for the price, I would not expect one. Nonetheless, we enjoyed sitting out on the balcony enjoying the scenery.

Susan

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks David and Susan you and your family were great guests and we enjoyed having you.Pleased that you enjoyed the local area . Till next time Zois
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Athens airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
variety of bars
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Piraeus
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Glyfada
Nearest Train
800 Metres
Petralona and Thissio
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Pireos Road
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Greek tavernas
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Paleo Faliro
Car: not necessary

Athens airport is approx 30 kms and Piraeus port is 10 kms from the property and can be accessed either by train, bus or taxi. Car hire is not necessary as the property is close to bus and train station (15 mins walk).

The property does have private secure parking included.

The property is 1 km from Plaka and Acropolis and 2 km from Syntagma Square.

There are tavernas, supermarket, bakery, fruit & vegetable, banks, pharmacies internet cafe and other shops within 500m of the apartment.

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Rates & Availability

Athens Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low season
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$85
$558
$1,753
 
 
High Season
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$85
$558
$1,753
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$85
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices quoted are for up to 4 persons staying in the property.For more than 4 persons (up to maximum of 6 ) add 10 euro per night eg for 5 persons staying the price is 90 euro per night and for 6 persons its 100 euro per night.

Changeover day is flexible.

Bookings can be made by email and payments by PayPal or transfer to a bank account or by credit card with Home Away. Total amount must be paid prior to stay.

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Amenities

Athens Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 40 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Lounge has 2 single sofa beds.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
Notes:
The apartment has central heating available during winter months and air conditioning in living room and bedrooms in summer months.

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