10 Best Central Apartments in Athens Greece

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Athens: Monastiraki, Plaka and Acropolis Hill

Are you looking for the best central apartments in Athens, Greece near the metro stations, the old town Plaka and Acropolis? Read below my exclusive list of 10 top Apartments in Athens center, ideal for a couple or a family or a small group of up to 10 persons.

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Roman Agora in Plaka

Why should you stay in the center of Athens? Because the vast majority of the archaeological and other sites (museums) are in the center within walking distance. If you don’t want to walk, the metro stations of Acropolis, Syntagma, and Monastiraki will get you to most sites.

I have also included the beautiful ChrisAndro apartment with a garden and an outdoor small pool a bit further from central Athens, see apartment no10.

My picks of Central Apartments in Athens include:

  • a 4-bedroom villa in Plaka
  • supreme apartments with Acropolis view
  • a property with a roof garden and a pool that will melt your hearts
  • modern design apartments
  • a 6km far from Acropolis apartment, in a typical Athenian neighborhood with a garden and a pool

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Best Central Apartments in Athens

1. Star Acropolis Apartment

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Star Acropolis Apartment Shared Terrace
  • Booking Review: 9.9 (Exceptional)
  • Capacity: up to 4 persons, children friendly
  • Price: Starting from €165 per night
  • Decoration Style: Modern, colorful
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes, balcony and a shared terrace
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: No
  • Other Amenities: Fully equipped kitchen for breakfast. No parking but you can leave the car at a nearby paid parking
  • Disability Access: Yes, upper floors accessible via elevator
  • Acropolis Distance: 1-minute walk
  • Closest Metro Station: Acropolis
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Plaka, Anafiotika, Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, National Gardens
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Star Acropolis Apartment Bedroom

Star Acropolis Apartment is at an incredible location, just opposite Acropolis and a minute far from Acropolis Museum. A comfortable size apartment with lively colored decoration that will make your stay memorable. Check availability and prices on Booking

2. Athenian Niche in Plaka – 4 Bdrm Villa – 10 adults

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The exterior of Plaka Villa
  • Booking Review: 9.7 (Exceptional)
  • Capacity: up to 10 persons, children friendly
  • Price: Starting from €603 per night
  • Decoration Style: Classic, homestyle
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes, patio
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: No
  • Other Amenities: Fully equipped kitchen for breakfast, very suitable for family. No parking but you can leave the car at a nearby paid parking
  • Disability Access: Yes, if you stay on the ground floor.
  • Acropolis Distance: 5-minute walk
  • Closest Metro Station: Syntagma
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Plaka, Anafiotika, Acropolis
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One of the bedrooms

The top characteristic of the Athenian Niche Villa is its amazing location, right in the heart of old Athens, Plaka area 5 minutes from Acropolis. The property was built in the 19th century and is one of the old Athenian houses, fully modernized, quiet, and perfect for a large family. Check availability and prices in Booking here.

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3. Amazing 3BDR Apt with Unique Roof Garden in Plaka

Central Apartments in Athens roof gardenn Plaka
  • Booking Review: 9.7 (Exceptional)
  • Capacity: up to 13 persons, children friendly
  • Price: Starting from €576 per night
  • Decoration Style: light-colored, modern
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes, large roof garden /terrace
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: hot tub/jacuzzi on the terrace
  • Other Amenities: Fully equipped kitchen for breakfast, very suitable for family. No parking but you can leave the car at a nearby paid parking
  • Disability Access: No
  • Acropolis Distance: 3-minute walk
  • Closest Metro Station: Acropolis
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Plaka, Acropolis, Acropolis Museum
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One of the bedrooms

The 3BDR Apt with Unique Roof Garden in Plaka is only a couple of minutes far from the Acropolis and Plaka area. It features a great terrace for your breakfast or relaxation with the jacuzzi. Check availability and prices in Booking here.

4. Acropolis Apartment with a Unique View

Central Apartments in Athens, balcony with Acropolis views
  • Booking Review: 9.6 (Exceptional)
  • Capacity: up to 5 persons, children friendly
  • Price: Starting from €252 per night
  • Decoration Style: modern, artistic
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes, balcony
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: No
  • Other Amenities: Fully equipped kitchen for breakfast. There is a supermarket around the corner and loads of choices for eating out nearby. No parking but you can leave the car at a nearby paid parking
  • Disability Access: Yes, indoor elevator
  • Acropolis Distance: 2-minute walk
  • Closest Metro Station: Acropolis
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Plaka, Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, Dionysiou Areopagitou, Koukaki
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Acropolis Apartment bedroom

The Acropolis Apartment with a Unique View‘s best characteristics is its balcony with a straight view of the Acropolis, the proximity to the sites, and the finely decorated rooms. Check availability and prices on Booking.

5. Stunning Studio with Acropolis and Parthenon View

Central Apartments in Athens balcony with Acropolis view
  • Booking Review: 9.7 (Exceptional)
  • Capacity: up to 2 persons
  • Price: Starting from €103 per night
  • Decoration Style: classic, artistic
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes, private terraced glass walls with an amazing Parthenon view
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: No
  • Other Amenities: Fully equipped kitchen for breakfast. No parking but you can leave the car at a nearby paid parking
  • Disability Access: No
  • Acropolis Distance: 10-minute walk
  • Closest Metro Station: Syntagma
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Plaka, Metropolitan church, Ermou commercial street, Syntagma Sq, National Gardens, Parliament.
Central Apartments in Athens, studio bedroom

Τhe Stunning Studio with Acropolis and Parthenon View is ideal for a couple. It is a very beautiful, quiet studio, close to all major Athens attractions. The area has a lot of restaurants and cafes, look out for the Asian cuisine restaurants and wine bars. Check availability and prices on Booking.

6. MiniLux Apartments

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Acropolis view window
  • Booking Review: 9.8 (Exceptional)
  • Capacity: up to 2 persons, children, and pet friendly
  • Price: Starting from €148 per night
  • Decoration Style: Bright colors, modern
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: No
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: No
  • Other Amenities: Common dining and sitting area. There is parking available
  • Disability Access: Entire unit is wheelchair accessible. Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Acropolis Distance: 15-minute walk
  • Closest Metro Station: Monastiraki
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Monastiraki sq, Ancient Agora, Psyrri.
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MiniLux Apartments sitting room

MiniLux Apartments are located in the commercial street of Ermou very close to the Monastiraki metro station and lively square. Besides being centrally located its best characteristic is its Acropolis view. Switch off the lights in your room and watch the gorgeous Acropolis view from your window! Check availability and prices on Booking.

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7. Athenian Vintage Apartments

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Athens City Hall View from the balcony
  • Booking Review: 9.3 (Superb)
  • Capacity: Up to 5 persons, children friendly
  • Price: Starting from €117 per night
  • Decoration Style: Classy, antiques
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes, balcony
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: No
  • Other Amenities: Parking only on paid choices in the area
  • Disability Access: Yes, elevator
  • Acropolis Distance: 3 metro stations away
  • Closest Metro Station: Omonoia
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Monastiraki sq is 10 minutes, Athinas St. with the herb, meat, and fish open market
Central Apartments in Athens, classy bedroom
One of the beautiful bedrooms

Athenian Vintage Apartments is located near the impressive Kotzia square with the neoclassical buildings, a beautiful spectacle at night. It is ideal for a couple or a small group of people. Check availability and prices on Booking.

8. Kinglin Luxury Living

One of the bedrooms, Kinglin exterior
Kinglin Apartments building
  • Booking Review: 9.7 (Exceptional)
  • Capacity: Up to 2 or 3 persons dependent on the apartment
  • Price: Starting from €180 per night
  • Decoration Style: Stylish, modern
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes, balcony, patio, terrace
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: No
  • Other Amenities: Parking only on paid choices in the area
  • Disability Access: Yes, elevator
  • Acropolis Distance: 3 minutes walk
  • Closest Metro Station: Acropolis
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Temple of Olympian Zeus, National Park, Acropolis & Acropolis museum
One of the bedrooms kinglin sitting room

Kinglin Luxury Living is an eclectic, high-end apartment minutes far from Acropolis. Every morning guests are greeted with an energy box with freshly squeezed orange juice and delicious homemade Greek pie. Check availability and prices on Booking.

9. The Athenians Art Apartments

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Athenians Art balcony
  • Booking Review: 9.5 (Exceptional)
  • Capacity: Up to 4 persons
  • Price: Starting from €124 per night
  • Decoration Style: Modern, grey
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes, terrace
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: No
  • Other Amenities: Parking only on paid choices in the area
  • Disability Access: Yes, elevator
  • Acropolis Distance: 1 metro station away
  • Closest Metro Station: Syntagma
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Syntagma Sq, Parliament, National Gardens, metro and bus to the airport
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Athenians Art apartment

The Athenians Art Apartments is perfect for an overnight in Athens as it is located 2 minute walk far from the metro or the bus to the Athens airport. It is also very close to Acropolis or Plaka nearby the Asian cuisine center. Check availability and prices on Booking.

10.  ChrisAndro Apartments

Central Apartments in Athens, garden with a pool
ChrisAndro garden and pool
  • Booking Review: 9.8 (Exceptional)
  • Capacity: up to 4 persons, children friendly
  • Price: Starting from €80 per night
  • Decoration Style: Minimal style with a very comfortable bed
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Garden
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: Outdoor swimming pool
  • Other Amenities: Yes, free parking on the street
  • Disability Access: Yes, the house is on the ground floor
  • Acropolis Distance: Take the bus or a taxi (max 4-5 euros) to the Agios Antonios metro station which goes directly to Acropolis station (metro ticket 1.20 euros)
  • Closest Metro Station: Agios Antonios metro
  • Nearby Points of Interest: central Peristeri with many taverns, restaurants, and bars, Chaidari grove. Daphni Monastery
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ChrisAndro Apartments is one of the best apartments in Athens, not in central Athens but located in a typical Athenian neighborhood, Peristeri. The area is ideal if you would like to stay like a local and feel the real Athenian local ambiance. It also provides excellent accommodation. The beautiful apartment is ideal for a couple, a family with 2 children, or a group of 4 people. Check availability and prices on Booking.

FAQ for first-time visitors to Athens

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Numismatic museum
  • Try the koulouri, a small round piece of bread usually with sesame and a Greek coffee and you become instantly a Greek local!
  • If you are staying for more than a day in Athens buy the 30 euro combination ticket, valid for all the archaeological sites for 5 days
  • If you are not squeamish about blood or fish smell visit the famous Varvakios Market, on Athinas Street, a 10-minute walk from Monastiraki Square an indoor and outdoor food market. The vendors sell fresh meat, fish, fruit, spices, and products from around the country
  • If you have the time, besides the stunning Acropolis Museum, I highly recommend the National Archaeological Museum, the biggest Museum in Greece with ancient artifacts from all over the country
  • Other significant Museums are the National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (1 metro station far from Acropolis, at Fix Station), Numismatic museum and Goulandris Museum, 5 minutes far from Panathenaic Stadium 
  • Across from the northern Acropolis exit, stands the Areopagus or Mars Hill where Apostle Paul preached
  • From your hotel in Plaka, everything is within walking distance. Alternatively, use the Metro to go around. Be careful in the metro for pickpocketing!

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