Where to Stay in Athens, apartment with Acropolis view on terrace
Star Acropolis Apartment

Are you planning your next trip to Greece and you are looking for where to stay in Athens? Are you searching for the best apartments in Athens center near the metro and the Acropolis? Discover in this post 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.

The Roman Agora in Athens Plaka
Roman Agora in Plaka

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

My picks of the Best Apartments in Athens include:

  • a 4-bedroom villa in Plaka, Athens old part around Acropolis
  • supreme apartments with an Acropolis view
  • a property with a roof garden and a pool that will melt your hearts
  • modern design apartments

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Where to Stay in Athens: Best Apartments

1. Star Acropolis Apartment

Central Apartments in Athens, Acropolis view on terrace
Star Acropolis Apartment Shared Terrace

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 decorations that will make your stay memorable. Star Acropolis is one of the best places to stay in Athens.

Central Apartments in Athens, star apartment bedroom
Star Acropolis Apartment Bedroom
  • Booking Review: 9.8 (Exceptional)
  • Capacity: up to 4 persons, children friendly
  • Price: Starting from €111 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

Check availability and prices for Star Acropolis Apartment on Booking.

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

Central Apartments in Athens villa in Plaka
The exterior of Plaka Villa

The top characteristic of the Athenian Niche Villa is its amazing location, right in the heart of old Athens, Plaka. Plaka is just minutes far from the Acropolis and one of the best areas to stay in Athens. 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.

Central Apartments in Athens villa Plaka bedroom
One of the bedrooms
  • Booking Review: 9.6 (Exceptional)
  • Capacity: up to 10 persons, children friendly
  • Price: Starting from €298 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 (1 metro station far from Acropolis)
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Plaka, Anafiotika, Acropolis

Check availability and prices for Athenian Niche Villa in Booking here.

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

Central Apartments in Athens roof gardenn Plaka

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.

Central Apartments in Athens, bedroom in Plaka
One of the bedrooms
  • Booking Review: 9.6 (Exceptional)
  • Capacity: Up to 13 persons, children friendly
  • Price: Starting from €305 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

Check availability and prices for this property in Booking here.

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4. Acropolis Apartment with a Unique View

Central Apartments in Athens, balcony with Acropolis views

The Acropolis Apartment with a Unique View’s best characteristics are the balcony with a straight view of the Acropolis, the proximity to the sites, and the finely decorated rooms.

Central Apartments in Athens, Acropolis apartment bedroom
Acropolis Apartment Bedroom
  • Booking Review: 9.5 (Exceptional)
  • Capacity: up to 5 persons, children friendly
  • Price: Starting from €230 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 many 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

Check availability and prices for Acropolis Apartment on Booking.

5. Stunning Studio with Acropolis and Parthenon View

Central Apartments in Athens balcony with Acropolis view

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.

Central Apartments in Athens, studio bedroom
  • Booking Review: 9.3 (Exceptional)
  • Capacity: Up to 2 persons
  • Price: Starting from €133 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.

Check availability and prices on Studio with Acropolis view on Booking.

6. Living near Acropolis by Sylvia Staikou

Athens hotel balcony view
One of the rooms in Living near Acropolis

Living near Acropolis by Sylvia Staikou (Booking rate 9.7, self-catering, from €85) is one of the best apartments in Athens near Acropolis. It is situated in the real heart of Athens, with a Booking excellent location score of 9.9.

The property is spotless, as the owner Sylvia takes care of everything with care and consideration. It is perfect for families as it is spacious and close to restaurants, cafes, archaeological sites, and the Metro.

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7. The Foundry Suites

Terrace of The Foundry Suites with Acropolis view in Athens
The Foundry Suites Terrace

The Foundry Suites is one of its kind, a green oasis in Athens properties, a hidden gem that will happily surprise you. The artistic design of the rooms with an old charm touch offers a memorable stay. As with the rest of the hotels, its most striking feature is the terrace with the beautiful Acropolis view.

The fountry suites in Athens, a beautiful room

Hotel Highlights

  • Beautiful Boutique Hotel in the Thisio area, close to the metro and within walking distance of Acropolis
  • Surrounded by the archaeological sites of Kerameiko and Ancient Agora and the unique Islamic Art Museum
  • Star Rating: 4*
  • Price: from €160
  • Guest Rating: 9.5

Book your room in Booking here.

8. Kinglin Luxury Living

One of the bedrooms, Kinglin exterior
Kinglin Apartments building

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.

One of the bedrooms kinglin sitting room
  • Booking Review: 9.8 (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, an elevator
  • Acropolis Distance: 3 minutes walk
  • Closest Metro Station: Acropolis
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Temple of Olympian Zeus, National Park, Acropolis & Acropolis museum

 Check availability and prices on Booking.

9. The Athenians Art Apartments

Central Apartments in Athens, Athenians Art balcony
Athenians Art balcony

The Athenians Art Apartments is perfect for an overnight in Athens as it is located 2 minute’s walk far from the metro or the bus to the Athens airport. It is also very close to Acropolis and Plaka, near the Asian cuisine center in Athens.

Central Apartments in Athens, athenians art bedroom
Athenians Art apartment
  • Booking Review: 9.4 (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, an 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

Check availability and prices on Booking.

10.  Nsplace Athens Apartments

Nsplace Apartments in Athens with Acropolis view
Nsplace Apartments Balcony with Acropolis View

Nsplace is one of the best apartments in Athens. A very upmarket and modern apartment easily sleeps 6 and has a full kitchen, a hot tub, and, a fully fitted-out gym.

Nsplace Apartment room in Athens near Acropolis
Nsplace Room

Hotel Highlights

  • Located very close to Monastiraki sq and Plaka old town close to the metro
  • Super comfortable amenities, extra clean, white modern surfaces
  • Star Rating: 4*
  • Price: from €90
  • Guest Rating: 9.6

Book your room in Booking here.

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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