6 Best Mid-range Accommodations in Athens

Athens is not a cheap capital in terms of accommodations but compare to other European capitals, is neither an expensive one.

You can find all kinds of accommodations, from hostels to luxury hotels. In this article, I listed the best mid-range accommodations, all located in the city centre not too far from the Acropolis and in safe areas.

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Unfortunately, Athens city centre is not all a safe area. Most of the time, when booking accommodation in the city centre, we think to be indeed in a secure place, where to go out at every time of the day and night without having to worry much about crimes and other terrible things and situations that can ruin our vacation.

Not all the central districts are safe in Athens but don't worry, I have listed some of the best on a budget accommodation situated in secure areas.

6 Best Mid-range Accommodations in Athens

These accommodations are all in the city centre, far from the dangerous districts, to ensure that you will sleep wonderfully at night in a safe place.

These are the safest area in Athens where to look for accommodation and walk around exploring:

  • Thissio

  • Plaka

  • Pagrakti

  • Siggrou Fix

  • Monastiraki

  • Zografou

  • Neos Kosmos

  • Koukaki

  • Ano Patisia

  • Megaro Mousikis

Remember that being safe is one of the most important things while travelling. Be constantly vigilant of what happens around you, even in the safest place.

6 Best Mid-range Accommodations in Athens

These are the most dangerous Athens district to avoid, where daily drug uses and crime happen daily:

  • Omnia during the night. During the day Omnia is full of shops, bars and good restaurants

  • Kolokotroni Square

  • The lower side of Kolonos

  • Agio Panteleimomas

  • Metaxourgio back streets

  • Exarcheia

  • Vathi

Now that you got all the information about the districts to avoid and those ones where to look for accommodation, check out my list of mid-range accommodations, all located in very safe areas, all with a minimum of 4.5 of 5 cleaners, breakfast included, bar and restaurant, air conditioning, TV, 24h reception and great guests reviews.

6 Best Mid-range Accommodations in Athens

Tips: As soon as you book your next adventure, make sure to buy good travel insurance in case you need to “unfortunately” delay, extend or cancel your trip. I recommend SafetyWing. A great insurance company to cover everything about your travel.

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1. A for Athens:

A for Athens is a great hotel that offers wonderful Acropoli views, plus a cocktail bar and restaurant on the top floor terrace where you can enjoy your breakfast, a delicious drink or dinner while looking at the sunset and the stunning view of Plaka and Monastiraki districts from above.

At A for Athens, rooms are big with wonderful city view and some with balcony, the Metro station is nearby and the area around is full of bars and restaurants where to spend your evenings without the need to use any transports.

2. Elia Ermou Athens Hotel:

Elia Ermou Athens Hotel is a wonderful hotel located only a few minutes from Syntagma Square and the metro station. Right in the middle of the best area in Athens where you will find anything you need, from bars, cafes, restaurants and shops.

At Elia Ermou Athen Hotel, some rooms have the Acropolis view but in case you want to save some money on accommodation, you can still enjoy the stunning view from the bar and restaurant located on the top floor.

In case you look for a bit or relax, you will find everything you need in the wellness club, from a cryo sauna, fitness centre and hair salon.

3. The Zillers Boutique Hotel:

The Zillers Boutique Hotel is situated only 200 metres from Adrianou Street and 300 metres from the Roman Agora.

On the top floor, you will find an awarded Greek cuisine restaurant and bar where to enjoy a marvellous Acropolis view.

The Zillers Boutique Hotel offers to all its guests, a smartphone to use for all the length of their stay will unlimited international and local calls and unlimited mobile data, all for free.

The famous Monastiraki Square and Anafiotika are only a few minutes walk from the hotel.


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4. Hera Hotel:

Hera Hotel is a very elegant place where to stay while visiting Athens, situated near the Acropolis, this hotel offers rooms with safe and minibar, some of them with a wonderful Acropolis view.

Rooms with facilities for disabled guests are available to book.

You will love the bar and restaurant on the rooftop where you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the Acropolis.

The Hera Hotel also has free private parking in case you are travelling by car.


Book Your Accommodation Today

If you have already decided on your travel dates, you should book your accommodation as soon as possible. Prices changes overnight and accommodations in very tourists places are the first ones to get fully booked.

I always start my research on the best accommodation as soon as I decide my destination, check out the best website: Booking, Agoda, Hotelook and Expedia.

Book your favourite accommodation before someone else does.

5. Hotel Lozenge:

Hotel Lozenge is a modernly decorated hotel situated in the Kolonaki district, where you will find many shops, bars and restaurants. This location is perfect in case you fancy some shopping.

From Hotel Lozenge you will be only a short walk from the historical centre where you will admire all the Greek temples.

In case you wish to dine in, the hotel restaurant serves delicious Mediterranean cuisine.

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6. Ivis 4 Boutique Hotel:

The Ivis 4 Boutique Hotel is an excellent hotel, situated in the Psyri district, only 300 metres from the temple of Hephaestus, the Ancient Agora and the Monastiraki flea market. A short walk would reach the Plaka districts and the Acropolis.

At Ivis 4 Boutique Hotel you will love the fitness centre, the internal garden and the restaurant.