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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, greek

Stay in Plaka & walk to everywhere!

19 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

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Overview

Plaka Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Stay in Plaka's top location and walk eveywhere, rennovated 1BDR,A/C,WiFi,Cable

Feel immersed in the heart of Athens' historical center!! Our cozy apartment offers unique modern-romantic living, amenities and a top location from where you can just walk to practically everywhere - market, museums, Acropolis,Syntagma & Monstiraki!

The apartment is located at Mitropoleos (Athens Cathedral) square in the popular Plaka area of central Athens, right in the middle of the city' historic center, moments from 2 metro stations (Syntagma and Monastiraki), amenities and most of Athens' archeological sites!! It is right next to the Athens Metropolitan Cathedral (which means ANYone can point you home if you're lost). The flat is only a few blocks from Syntagma square and the parliament OR the Acropolis OR the shopping district of Ermou street OR Monastiraki flea market or basically ANYthing you will want to see! The courtyard next door has plenty of restaurants and coffee shops plus a big Starbucks with plenty of maps and guidebooks. There's a pharmacy right next door, bank with ATM, and grocery, so it's easy to get anything - or anywhere - you want. There is a supermarket right opposite our building.

The space offers modern-classical decor (wooden floors, high ceilings) and was recently refurbished - it offers a small yet functional fully equipped kitchen, a dinning table, comfortable sofa and a bathroom with washing machine and shower. If you stay with us you will really feel like becoming part of the city - you will be only moments away from most archaeological sites, museums and a wide choice of transport links (Syntagma & Monastiraki metro/train stations and only 5 minutes walk from the apartment). Facilities include central heating, hot water independence, comfortable double wardrobe, AC, TV with cable, DVD and 24/7 free WiFi connection.

GUEST ACCESS:

Guests can access all parts of the building except roof top.

EASY GUEST INTERACTION:

As much as needed! We can provide hints & tips and there are plenty of maps and guides in the apartment to help us do just that! Our contact details are available and upon booking you will get access to two videos that we have prepared to help with your arrival.

You can call us anytime and if you need any additional cleaning/washing laundry we can arrange for a cleaning visit and you will just pay EUR20 directly to Eleni.

NEIGHBORHOOD - PLENTY OF OPTIONS:

The neighborhood is very central and considered to be ideal for an Athens holiday. guests can practically walk to most sites and attractions.Syntagma square and Monastiraki square, the flea market, museums, the Acropolis and the ancient agora are all within easy walking distance; same goes for shopping venues (Ermou street) and other vibrant districts such as Psiri, Thission and Kolonaki with its galleries and numerous bars and restaurants.

Distances to local attractions:

New Acropolis Museum - 800m

Acropolis rock & Parthenon- 800m

Syntagma Metro & square - 300m

Monastiraki Metro/Train & Flea Market - 400m

Ancient Agora and Thission- 400 m

National Archaeological Museum of Athens – 1 km

Psiry buzzing nightlife- 800m

Kolonaki exclusive shopping area - 1 km

CLOSE PROXIMITY TO TRANSPORTATION:

2 metro stations (Syntagma & Monastiraki - direct link from Athens Airport) are 5 minutes walk from the apartment. The airport has a frequent bus service to Syntagma square.

HOUSE RULES:

No pets please, no smoking and no parties or social events.

Upon availability we will accommodate early check on and late check out at no extra charge.

Arrival time until 12 midnight - late arrival surcharge €25 after 21.00 h (key exchage staff will have to get a taxi to get home)

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, greek

About Owner

Friendly & outgoing! Love traveling, meeting new people, listening to music and making everything possible to ensure that anyone who visits Athens has a great time!

I have an international career & hosting for me is not a business. It's about becoming part of your great Athens experience so that you will return back to Athens or tell you fiends to visit - in that way I feel that I am giving something back to my city!

Please feel free to contact me in case you have any questions whatsoever!

Owner purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Owner chose Athens

Great building, great location!

It is the oldest district in Athens with outstanding scenery. The moment you start walking on its paved narrow lanes you get the feeling that you travel back in time. Beautiful houses with neoclassic colors, well preserved gardens, the elegance and the atmosphere of the whole area. If you decide to walk around the area, make sure you have a map, because Plaka is like a labyrinth and you will probably get lost in its lanes. You will find souvenir shops in the central street of the district Adrianos Str., as well as in other streets.

What makes this apartment unique

Location, location, location! Look up the area Plaka in Athens guides and I think you will agree!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Amazing location couldnt be any better , convenient. The bed is a bit small for 2 large people, perfect for a couple who want less room. The price was fair and very reasonable and we are happy we stayed there as it was in thr centre of all what we looked for. would definitely recommend it.
Nov 2015
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Reviews

4.7
based on 19 traveler reviews

Stay in Plaka & walk to everywhere!
average rating of 4.6842103 based on 32 reviews
Portland,OR USA
5

Excellent Plaka Apt

  • 5 of 5

Our experience at this Plaka flat was excellent! The location is in the center of all the activity in Athens just as described. We really felt immersed into the city. The apartment was very comfortable, but the shower was narrow. The owners were very accomadating and pleasant to work with.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2008
  • Stayed: Oct 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for you review. It is a real pleasure knowing that our guests have truly enjoyed their stay at our Plaka aparment. Paris.
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4

good apartment, excellent location

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was small, particularly the bathroom as described on the VRBO posting -- no surprises. However, it was quite suitable for a week-long holiday with a queen size bed and small kitchen. The apartment was clean and having the washing machine was very helpful. The location could not be more convenient. The metro stop for the direct airport train was only a few minutes walk away. Attractions like the Acropolis and the agora were also within 10 or 15 minutes walking and the Plaka neighborhood around the apartment had many good cafes and shops. We would definitely use this place again if we return to Athens.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for leaving a review - I am very glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again!! Best,
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5

Perfect apartment. Perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was lovely and the location perfect. It's a very comfortable space, with a little kitchen that I used for cooking breakfast. I could easily walk to all the sights and was right in the heart of the city center for shopping and eating. . As far as restaurants, I highly recommend Tzitzikas kai Mermigas and Athinaikon Restaurant. It was easy to contact Paris and Thalia when I needed help. A great week.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Judy, Thank you very much for being a great guest! Hope to see you in Athens again and welcome you to stay in our apartment. We wish you all the best, PT
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5

Amazing location for Athens Holiday!

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I spent a week in this flat during our Christmas break. The location is excellent, you can walk to all major attractions and museums and is perfect for exploring the nigthlife, with many restaurants and bars in the area! The flat was clean and well equiped and our host very welcoming, would definitelly recommend!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just ok.

  • 2 of 5

The photos posted are not really a good description of this place. The pictures make it look much better than what it is: the place feels small, dark and not inviting. Kitchen and bathroom are really tiny. The shower does not work properly. The advantages to this apartment: building is pretty, well kept and safe. The apartment was clean, the location is great.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Natalia, Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed the location and safety of the apartment and unfortunately there is nothing we can do about apartment size - this is the reason that size is listed in the advert (and the apartment is priced accordingly); yet most guests are pretty happy. I am also sorry that the apartment did not meet your personal taste - the photos are however accurate. As a final note I should say that the apartment is currently undergoing renovation and will offer upgraded new features (such as new kitchen, bookcase, dinning table and new shower) from 31/1/2015 onwards. Photos will also change at the end of January and will display the apartment after its renovation. Thanks again, PT
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5

Father and son from Houston,Texas USA

  • 5 of 5

This was a very clean and safe apartment with a perfect location!The Parliament Square is a 5 minute walk to the right from the apartment and if you come out of the apartment and turn left it is only a 5 minute walk to the quaint flea market and Ancient Agora! The classical Plaka area of the city is the most warm and inviting area in all of Athens buzzing with energy and excitement! I was pleasantly surprised with the close proximity of all the historical sights.The grocery store is directly behind the building that is directly in front of the apartment building.Paris was very helpful and everything was perfect.This was the perfect home base for our 6 day adventure!Thank you Paris!We look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
34 Kilometres
Eleftherios Venizelos
Nearest Barpub
0.02 Kilometres
WIne Bar (20 meters)
Nearest Ferry
13 Kilometres
Pireas (20mins by train)
Nearest Train
0.3 Kilometres
Monastiraki (direct airport train) at 300 metres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
National Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.02 Kilometres
Plenty (20 meters)
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Neo Faliro (10mins by car)
Car: not necessary

You can basically walk to all sights of ancient Athens including the Parthenon - ancient agora - Herodium and New Acropolis Museum.

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Rates & Availability

Plaka Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
5 night minimum stay
$56
$393
$1,347
 
 
Mid Season
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
5 night minimum stay
$51
$352
$1,066
 
 
Low Season
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 15 2016
4 night minimum stay
$45
$314
$898
 
 
Christmas Season
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 5 2017
5 night minimum stay
$56
$393
$1,347
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$56
$393
$1,347
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $39

Cleaning fee: €35
Late arrival surcharge (post 21.00): €25

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Plaka Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 40 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • A/C in bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis
Notes:
The apartment has a washing machine

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