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1930's LARGE HISTORIC APARTMENT- Central Athens- sleeps 15

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,767 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Historic home, 350m2. One of Athens most beautiful residences

AN AUTHENTIC HISTORIC HOME. This 1930's apartment has been characterized as one of Athens's most beautiful heritage apartments. It contains artifacts from various epochs of Greek history including Lord Byron's original editions and other heritage artworks. It has an amazing bohemian ambiance in original Art Deco 1930's Architecture. Spacious, atmospheric, ideal for a large group - but perfect for the eclectic few. 10 min by foot to National Archaeological Museum. On the pedestrian street full of cafes. Metro is 10 minutes away by feet. Two train stops and you are in Historical center! Monastiraki/ Thesion.


This 1930's apartment has been characterized as one of Athens's a most beautiful heritage apartment. It contains artifacts from various epochs of Greek history. It has an amazing bohemian ambiance in original 1930 architecture.

It is one of the city’s few remaining authentic Art Deco style buildings. Situated on a tree-lined cafe-filled pedestrian only street, where the Athenian ‘crème de la crème’ rich and famous resided between the 1930’s until 1980’s, such as Maria Callas and many shipowners. (often visitors at the apartment).

Within a short distance from the Acropolis and the historic center of Athens, the apartment overlooks the renowned tree-lined, café-filled, pedestrian zone. In the late 1980’s it was bought and renovated by an international banker (and earlier Greek-resistance hero) and his wife artist and collector. After many decades of neglect, the eccentric couple, took on the 360sqm apartment for renovation. Staying true to its original style, they filled it with their collections and transformed it into a unique living environment again. The apartment has very high ceilings and large rooms are large. It still has the original paint on the walls and is very atmospheric. Apartment includes original portraits of Maria Callas, original works by Lord Byron's and Greek art.

(The apartment is normally inhabited by the owners when not rented.)

If you wish to host a private dinner- in addition to your rental, the home offers catered Ancient Greek gastronomy & service at an extra charge.

10 min by foot to METRO and the National Archaeological Museum. The location is 10 minutes taxi ride to the HISTORICAL CENTER. The home is located near a main Boulevard of Athens named 'Patission', from where you can hop into a taxi to take you to the Acropolis and the historical center in 15 minutes. (Don’t bother with buses, taxis are faster & come out to the same amount for 4 persons). Into swimming? The nearest beach at 'Faliron', which also has a prestigious yacht marina, is about 20 minutes away by taxi.

Also, walking distance from the apartment, are regular buses leaving for Sounion and Rafina port.

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Attiki Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3767 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 9:00 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Hello this is TIna your host. We are happy to hear a bit about you and your group and why you chose our home for your stay in Athens. Kind regards,
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 15 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Bathrooms were built in the 1930's in elegant, yet simple style.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - The Folklore room
    Bedroom 4 - The Blue Neo-Classical room
    Bedroom 2 - The Green Classical Room
    Bedroom 1 - Master Bedroom- The Romantic room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single , The Small Green bedroom (quiet 'room)
  • All bedrooms large and atmospheric contain authentic antiques and Greek heritage artifacts giving the guest a very unique insider experience.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Private parties with non-renting guests are not permitted,


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1930's LARGE HISTORIC APARTMENT- Central Athens- sleeps 15
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews

Beautiful Live in Museum and Family!

  • 5 of 5

The location is perfect. The flat is very spacious and has so much history that you are amazed by the heritage. You have everything you need and the entire party enjoyed the living areas. We loved to be able to walk right outside and have a pedestrian area with restaurants and bars. I would recommend it and stay again!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. You were amazing guests!
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Very special place, nothing standard about it. You love it or you hate it. For us it was perfect.

  • 5 of 5

Conveniently located. Friendly and accommodating owner. Clean and well stocked, all amenities as promised. Very distinctly classic ambiance.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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casa pintoresca

  • 4 of 5

Muy amables propietarias, la casa tiene un encanto muy especial por las dimensiones, antigüedad y mobiliario.

Hemos estado muy bien.

Además, está bien situada y en una zona animada de bares, restaurantes y locales con música.

Todo muy bien!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! You were amazing guests too!
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Tina A.
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, german, italian, greek
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Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

Why Tina A. chose Attiki

Characterized one of the most beautiful residences in Central Athens. Amazing atmosphere. Its like living in a Museum. A unique insider experience of Greek heritage.

What makes this apartment unique

Very central. Close to National Archaeological museum and the Historical Center. Safe, friendly authentic neighborhood. There is music in the streets and cafes that bring life and atmosphere. Metro/trainline is 10 minutes away by feet. Two train stops and you are in Historical center! Monastiraki/ Thesion /!


Situated on a pedestrian walk, filled with cafes and restaurants, walking distance (15min) to National Archaeological museum, 35 min walk to historical center. Area is safe and building is well light outside. Covered parking available in area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/ Maintainan fee $246.9
Refundable damage deposit $372.21

Checkout time is 12 midday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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