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Acropolis View Hotels in Athens for All Budgets

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Have you been wondering why the Acropolis view hotels are the most sought-after in Athens and the first to be completely booked every tourist season?

Truth is that the sight of the Acropolis follows you in most parts of the Greek capital but it is also true that chances are that you’ll never get enough of it. The Sacred Rock of the Acropolis has a magic of its own that leaves everyone astonished.

If you’ve always dreamed of waking up in the view of this ancient UNESCO World Heritage site, then this article is for you.

We picked the best hotels with amazing views of the Acropolis for all budgets and tastes.

Why Choose a Hotel With an Acropolis View?

Though it is quite obvious why choosing a hotel with views of the Acropolis will take your stay to another level, a light reminder never harmed anyone.

It is widely known that Acropolis Hill is home to the awe-inspiring Parthenon which is considered one of the world’s most important monuments.

Bathed in sunlight in the morning and illuminated at night, the imposing temple catches locals’ and tourists’ eyes, never ceasing to amaze even the people that have been staring at it their whole lives.

Its elegance and grandeur, not only fascinate architecture lovers and history buffs but also make it the ideal background setting for a romantic dinner.

Most travelers in Athens prefer to stay in a hotel overlooking the Acropolis. You can see why.

And while you may think that booking accommodation with Acropolis view will cost you an arm and a leg, we have made this article to prove you wrong.

First off, what few visitors realize is that in order to stay in a room with an Acropolis view, you don’t have to choose one of the hotels located closest to Acropolis Hill (although you can of course combine both!)

Secondly, you won’t need to book one of the city’s ultraluxurious hotels. Aside from the costlier options, we spotted and included hotels of various types and for all budgets.

Check them all out below and choose the one that fits your needs and suits your tastes.

All-Time Classic 5-Star Acropolis View Hotels

Situated in Athens’ most prestigious neighborhoods and with upscale facilities and concierge services, the city’s all-time classic 5-star hotels guarantee an unforgettable stay.

Having said that, if you’re still unsure of which are the most popular areas for staying in Athens, get a head start by checking out our ultimate hotel guide for Athens.

Apart from boasting advantageous locations, there’s one other element that these luxury hotels share: all of them offer some of the best views of the Acropolis in Athens from both the suites and rooftop terraces.

The only question that remains is which one will pique your interest most.

King George Hotel

Classic beauty and luxury in a shouting distance from Syntagma square with splendid views of the Parthenon

Luxury, elegance, and comfort meet at the acclaimed King George Hotel. Part of a Luxury Collection Hotel, King George is home to 102 rooms and suites fitted with hardwood floors and marble bathrooms.

Each one of them is uniquely decorated with hand-picked antiques and details of silk clothing marking the hotel’s upscale character.

No need to mention that the Penthouse Suite with the private outdoor pool overlooking the Acropolis is the hotel’s crown jewel.

The veranda of the penthouse suite overlooking the Acropolis.
Courtesy: King George Hotel

If however, you decide to pick another room, worry not, you can still savor the view of the Parthenon from the Tudor Hall Restaurant on the 7th floor.

  • Address: Vasileos Georgiou A 3, Pl. Sintagmatos Str, Athens 105 64
  • Phone: 0030 2103222210

Book your stay now and give yourself a special treat at King George Hotel.

Grande Bretagne

Athens’ crown jewel for those looking much more than just a room to stay

Being part of the Athenian hospitality since 1874, Hotel Grande Bretagne’s reputation precedes it. The neoclassical building near Syntagma square houses 320 rooms out of which 58 are deluxe suites.

Earth tone colors with golden touches and heavy wooden furniture dominate the space in the multi-awarded hotel’s rooms.

The fully-equipped GB Spa with an indoor pool, a fitness center, and the hair beauty salon are some of the facilities and bespoke services that will make your stay an unforgettable experience.

GB Roof Garden Restaurant with views of Acropolis Hill.
Courtesy: Grande Bretagne Hotel

Of course, the dining experience in the Grande Bretagne couldn’t be anything less than outstanding. Mediterranean-cuisine dishes at the GB Roof Garden Restaurant with views of the Acropolis Hill, coffee and snacks at THE ATRIUM of Alexander’s Lounge, and summer cocktails at the open-air Bar 8 with Lycabettus Hill on the backdrop.

  • Address: Vasileos Georgiou A 1, Syntagma Square, Athens 105 64
  • Phone: 0030 2103330000

Stay in one of the most historic and worldwide known Athenian hotels in the Greek capital’s city center. Book a room or a suite at the Grande Bretagne now.

Divani Palace Acropolis

Enjoy magnificent Acropolis views amidst the Greek capital’s world-class landmarks

Situated in Parthenonos street, Divani Palace Acropolis is within walking distance from the Acropolis Museum and other major landmarks.

Divani Palace Acropolis offers amazing Parthenon views from your room.
Courtesy: Divani Palace Acropolis

Most of the hotel’s rooms come with a view of the world-class Sacred Rock of the Acropolis while its Roof Garden Bar Restaurant overlooks the Odeon of Herodes Atticus and the Parthenon.

Don’t miss out on visiting the hotel’s basement where remnants of the Themistocles wall lie.

  • Address: Parthenonos 19, Athens 117 42
  • Phone: 0030 2109280100

With views of the Acropolis and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Divani Palace Acropolis puts you in the center of ancient Greece. Check out your different room options here.

NJV Athens Plaza

Multi-awarded sustainable 5-star hotel with splendid views upon the Parthenon

NJV Athens Plaza features 162 rooms and 18 super classy suites all equipped with state-of-the-art amenities and modern pastel-colored furniture.

Standing close to Syntagma square since 1980, the 5-star hotel is one of the finest of the Athenian accommodation scene popular for its exquisite views of the Acropolis.

At NJV Athens Plaza you will experience panoramic views of the Acropolis.
Courtesy: NJV Athens Plaza

NJV Athens Plaza has also won multiple awards for developing and promoting sustainable practices. On its premises, you’ll find a designated Massage Room, fully-equipped halls and conference spaces, and three unique dining venues.

  • Address: Leof. Vasileos Georgiou 2, Athens 105 64
  • Phone: 0030 2103352400

Pick the room of your dreams and see the Acropolis of Athens from your window at the NJV Athens Plaza. Book your stay now.

Royal Olympic Hotel

Luxury and coziness with the amenities of a 5-star hotel and an unobstructed view of Acropolis Hill

Adorned with bright and intense colors, classic furniture, and statues with nods to ancient Greece, the Royal Olympic Hotel makes its character instantly apparent.

With three different types of rooms and suites as well as 18 recently renovated meeting rooms, the 5-star hotel attracts business and leisure travelers.

The Royal Olympic Hotel offers amazing fantastic views of the Parthenon, Temple of Zeus, and the Lycabettus Hill.
Courtesy: Royal Olympic Hotel

The hotel’s Roof Garden restaurant and bar lie amid Athens’ popular monuments offering panoramic views to the Temple of Zeus, the Acropolis, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Hellenic Parliament, and the National Gardens, the Marble Stadium, the Hadrian’s Arch, and the Lycabettus Hill.

  • Address: Athanasiou Diakou 28, Athens 117 43
  • Phone: 0030 2109288400

Marvel at all the major Athenian monuments from the rooftop terrace of the Royal Olympic hotel. Click here and come one step closer to a dreamy accommodation.

Elegant 4-Star Hotels Overlooking the Acropolis

You’ll be glad to hear that choosing an Acropolis view hotel for your next trip to Athens will not necessarily mean an overblown budget.

Take these stunning hotels located near the beloved area of Plaka for example.

Strategically located in Athens’ most beautiful and tranquil neighborhoods and boasting stunning views upon Acropolis Hill, these elegant 4-star hotels are exceptional value-for-money options.

So if you’re looking for first-rate amenities at affordable prices, check out this curated hotel selection and pick the one that best fits your style.

Home & Poetry

Neoclassical beauty in a boutique hotel that commands astonishing Acropolis views

Home to just 16 rooms and suites, Home & Poetry offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere for travelers seeking authentic accommodation for their stay in Athens.

The hotel’s decoration is based on the “less is more” motto fitting perfectly with the neoclassical character of the building.

Home & Poetry offers a great view of the Acropolis from its rooftop.
Courtesy: Home & Poetry

Rooms are named after well-known Greek poets adding a dash of sophistication. Of course, quaint Plaka’s scenery does its bit to create a nostalgic feeling.

Though the rooms don’t overlook the Acropolis, the view from the hotel’s rooftop terrace will reward you.

Address: Lisikratous 10, Athens 105 58

  • Phone: 0030 2103223204

Soak up Plaka’s atmosphere and savor the Acropolis view from the rooftop terrace of the Home & Poetry Hotel. Check out your different room options here

AthensWas Design Hotel

A design boutique hotel with classy suites overlooking the Acropolis

Situated in the scenic car-free Dionysiou Areopagitou street, AthensWas Design Hotel is surrounded by the Greek capital’s cultural gems.

The Acropolis Museum, Monastiraki square, and Thission are within walking distance, making this 4-star hotel the ideal choice for travelers that seek accessible accommodation as their starting point.

AthensWas Design Hotel offers postcard-like views of the Acropolis.
Courtesy: AthensWas Hotel

Most of the rooms offer views of the Acropolis and the Dionysiou Areopagitou street while from the restaurant SENSE on the 7th-floor guests will be mesmerized by the panoramic view of the areas and the world-class Parthenon in the background.

  • Address: Dionysiou Areopagitou Str. 5, Athens 11742
  • Phone: 0030 2109249954

Whether you decide to spend some relaxing moments in your room or at AthensWas’ rooftop terrace, the view of the Acropolis will follow you. Book your room now.

Ava Hotel and Suites

Elegantly furnished spacious suites with amazing views upon the imposing Parthenon

Ava is a luxurious and elegant hotel situated in the heart of Athens in the Plaka neighborhood. Home to spacious suites that span up to 55 m2 (590 ft2), the 4-star offers comfort and style.

Enjoy your breakfast at your balcony with a great view of the Acropolis.
Courtesy: Ava Hotel & Suites

Each one of the rooms boasts a unique decoration of impeccable taste while all of them feature amenities that guarantee to make your stay a memorable one.

Most of them come with a view of the Acropolis, Hadrian Arch, and the Temple of Zeus.

  • Address: Lisikratous 9, 11, Athens 105 58
  • Phone: 0030 2103259000

Finish off your day of sightseeing around Athens with the city’s crown jewel still visible from your room’s window. Pick one of Ava Hotel’s suites now and happy stay.

O&B Athens Boutique Hotel

Modernist rooms in a former industrial building with breathtaking Acropolis views

The modernist rooms of O&B Athens Boutique Hotel, blend business style with a loose modern touch. The minimalist 4-star hotel entered the Greek hospitality scene in 2005 bringing a new air.

It is housed in a former industrial building in the neighborhood of Thission close to Monastiraki square and Psirri.

O&B is ideally located offering the best Acropolis views.
Courtesy: O&B Athens Boutique Hotel

There are 23 rooms and suites to choose from but if taking breakfast and finishing off the day with a view of the Acropolis from your private terrace is a top priority, you should definitely go with one of the suites.

  • Address: Leokoriou 7, Athens 105 54
  • Phone: 0030 2103312940

Ever dreamed of staying in a suite that overlooks Acropolis Hill? No need to imagine it, you can just have it by making your reservation right here and now.

Βudget Friendly 3-Star Hotels With Parthenon Views

If you’re traveling on a budget and you’re thinking that an Acropolis view hotel would be definitely out of the question for your trip to Athens, we’re going to prove you wrong.

After all, we’ve already established that there are numerous exceptional budget-friendly hotels in Athens.

These modern, budget-friendly 3-star hotels offer high-quality services, comfortable rooms, exceptional locations, and, of course, exquisite Acropolis views at surprisingly low rates.

Find out which ones made it into our top picks and start planning your stay now.

Central Hotel

Combining budget-friendly accommodation with an exquisite view of the Acropolis

Central Hotel is an ideal pick for business travelers, families, and couples, and chances are you’ll meet all these types of guests during your stay here. Rooms come in different sizes and are decorated in earth tone color palette.

Magnificent view to Acropolis. Courtesy: Central Hotel

The Thea Terrace Bar & Restaurant on the rooftop of Central Athens Hotel is the perfect place to finish off your day and enjoy the savoring Mediterranean-cuisine dishes with Acropolis on the backdrop.

  • Address: Apollonos 21, Athens 105 57
  • Phone: 0030 2103234350

Whether you’re traveling for business or for leisure, solo or with friends, Central Hotel is bound to satisfy you. Check it out today and book your room.

Acropolis View Hotel

An affordable stay in the heart of Plaka with an Acropolis view

Acropolis View Hotel’s 32 fully renovated rooms are waiting to welcome guests visiting Athens for business or leisure.

Some of them have a view of the Acropolis and some of the area of Philopapos while many feature a private balcony where you can unwind and soak up the scenery.

Acropolis View Hotel offers spectacular Parthenon views.
Courtesy: Acropolis View Hotel

No matter which one you’ll choose, you’ll find all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay.

  • Address: Webster Street 10, Athens 117 42
  • Phone: 0030 210921 7305

Philopappos on the one side and Acropolis on the other, which view will you choose? Check both options here and book the room of your dreams today.

Attalos Hotel

A cozy hotel with exquisite views of the Parthenon at a bargain

78 budget-friendly rooms and a serene roof garden that overlooks the Acropolis, the Lycabettus, and a panoramic view across Athens are a good reason to put Attalos Hotel on your list.

A beautiful roof garden with an amazing Acropolis view. Courtesy: Attalos Hotel

The 3-star hotel sits two blocks from Monastiraki station and Ermou street and is close to Kotzia square.

The city’s finest bars and cafes, street-food vendors and restaurants as well as vintage clothing boutiques are within a walking distance.

Attalos Hotel makes you feel you’re in the heart of Athenian life day and night.

  • Address: Athinas 29, Athens 105 54
  • Phone: 0030 2103212801

If you’re looking for a comfortable, clean, and budget friendly hotel in the historic city center of Athens, search no further and book your room at Attalos today.

Adrian Hotel

A serene hotel with private balconies that overlook the Parthenon, ideal for romantic getaways

Located in the heart of Athens, just a breath away from the famous Monastiraki Flea Market and the Ancient Agora, Adrian Hotel is an exceptional budget-friendly accommodation option in Athens.

The Adrian Hotel is ideally located right under the hill of the Acropolis.
Courtesy: Adrian Hotel

It features modern rooms with minimal design and private balconies that enjoy delightful views upon the Acropolis Hill as well as a rooftop café and cocktail bar standing right across the sacred rock.

A perfect choice for a romantic trip to Athens that will be the highlight of your trip without blowing your budget out of proportion.

  • Address: Adrianou 74, Athens 105 56
  • Phone: 0030 2103221553

Want to impress your significant other without breaking the bank? Adrian Hotel is exactly what you’ve been looking for. Find out more here.

Arion Athens Hotel

Dazzling Acropolis views within the city’s hippest area

Boasting a privileged location only a couple of minutes away from the famous nightlife hub of Psyrri and the popular Monastiraki Square, Arion Athens is a stylish hotel with a contemporary design that features elegant rooms with impressive marble bathrooms and hardwood floors as well as balconies that with jaw-dropping views over Acropolis Hill.

The hotel’s best feature, however, lies on the seventh floor: an enchanting rooftop terrace that commands an unobstructed view upon the Parthenon and all of the city of Athens.

The rooftop terrace with views of the Acropolis.
Courtesy: Arion Athens Hotel

And the best part? Arion Athens Hotel is much more affordable than you’d believe considering what it has to offer.

  • Address: Agiou Dimitriou 18, Athina 105 54
  • Phone: 21 0324 0415

Marvelous Acropolis views at the most central location and stellar amenities at just a fraction of the price. Find out more and book your stay now by clicking here.

Plaka Hotel

An affordable, family-friendly hotel with exquisite Acropolis views

As the name suggests, Plaka Hotel enjoys an advantageous location in the very heart of Athens. Redecorated in 2019, Plaka Hotel is the living proof that choosing a budget-friendly hotel does not mean missing out on a great location or parting with modern aesthetics.

Its comfortable rooms feature minimalist design and brand-new furniture as well as private balconies with views of Acropolis, Plaka, or Lycabettus Hill.

Acropolis View Deluxe Room at Plaka Hotel.
Courtesy: Plaka Hotel

Moreover, you have the option of booking a “family room” with two interconnecting, separate rooms. We’re certain that the younger visitors will love the breathtaking views of Acropolis Hill from the lovely rooftop terrace.

  • Address: Kapnikareas 7, Athens 105 56
  • Phone: 0030 2103222706

Take the family on a marvelous trip to Athens without having to worry about the cost. Check out your options at Plaka Hotel here.

All in all, whether you’re on a romantic vacation, a business trip, or visiting Athens for leisure, staying in a hotel with a view of the Acropolis will add extra value to your experience.

Taking a glimpse of the Parthenon from your room’s window or from one of these hotel’s magical rooftop terraces will not only spark your imagination but will also make your stay in Athens unforgettable.

*Featured image courtesy: Attalos Hotel

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