Electra Palace Athens

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Info Electra Palace Athens is located in the very heart of Athens, in the historic centre of Plaka and boasts a luxurious and classical design as well as an aristocratic atmosphere. It features an array of comfortable and elegantly appointed rooms and suites, as well as a rooftop pool, a fitness centre and renowned spa and wellness facilities that will make every guest thoroughly relax and unwind. Guests can also indulge in the excellent cuisine of its Roof Garden while admiring the spectacular view of the Acropolis.
Summary of reviewsElectra Palace Athens is a luxurious 5-star hotel located in the heart of Athens, offering a superb location for exploring the city's major sights and attractions. The hotel boasts stunning views of the Acropolis from the restaurant and rooftop pool, which is a highlight for many guests. The breakfast is described as superb with a varied and delicious selection available and the staff is incredibly professional and gracious, providing top-quality service. The rooms offer a range of experiences, from elegant and comfortable to slightly outdated with tired furnishings. However, the hotel is consistently praised for being very clean and well-maintained. The spa facilities and indoor pool are excellent and the rooftop pool is a must-see with breathtaking views of the city. While some guests found the beds to be disappointing, overall, Electra Palace Athens is an exceptional 5-star hotel that lives up to its reputation as a luxurious and comfortable stay in Athens.
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Luxury Hotel
This luxury hotel features indoor and outdoor pools, outdoor hot tub and a fully equipped gym.

Hotel Taking Steps Towards Sustainability
In a drive to redefine luxury travel through a greener lens, Electra Palace Athens stands out with its remarkable eco-friendly policies and practices. Adorned with multiple certifications including the Green Key, TUV Austria, and ISO 22000, the hotel persistently exemplifies environmental awareness and sustainable operations in its day-to-day functions. This commitment to sustainable practices extends beyond the visible features to the behind-the-scenes operations, aiming to reduce its ecological footprint and promote sustainable tourism.

Electra Palace Athens has taken an extra leap towards responsible travel by taking the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge, reinforcing its dedication to promoting sustainable tourism practices. Furthermore, the hotel is equipped with the Posi Shield certification, a testament to its commitment to maintaining high standards of safety and cleanliness, both essential in today's world. Visitors can find comfort in knowing they're staying in a place that prioritizes both their well-being and that of the environment, making Electra Palace Athens a leading choice for environmentally-conscious travelers.
Certifications:
Green Key (greenkey.global)
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Hotel for Honeymoon
Your dream honeymoon in Greece can now become reality at Electra Palace in Athens, a unique classical hotel located in the heart of the historic centre of Athens, offering you only the most luxurious of services.

Hotel with Spa
The hotel's spa and wellness center offers treatments and services that guarantee guests' relaxation. The spa area includes an indoor heated swimming pool, a jacuzzi, sauna and single treatment rooms or exclusive rooms for couples. Guests can choose among many therapies like hot stone massage, Reflexology, Ayurvedic head massage, face firming massage and many more.
Size of the spa facilities: Indoor area: 100 m2 (1076 ft2) Outdoor area: 0 m2 (0 ft2)
Spa facilities:
Indoor pool(s) - Number: 1
Heated pool(s) - Number: 1
Private massage and treatment room(s) - Number: 2
Sauna(s) - Number: 1
Relaxation Room(s) - Number: 1
Fitness area
Spa facilities opening hours: 10:00 - 20:00
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Hotel with Swimming Pool
At Electra Palace Athens, a tranquil sanctuary resides in the form of an outdoor wellness and fitness pool. This refreshing haven offers an experience that redefines relaxation, bringing together an unparalleled blend of elements that take your breath away. It presents itself as a destination to unwind in an urban jungle, offering exceptional services and amenities.

From this spot, one can absorb unrivalled views of the timeless Acropolis and the atmospheric Plaka district, a sight that breathes life into Athens' rich history. Supplementing this visual delight, the pool area is an ideal setting for enjoying a variety of cocktails and snacks. The pool at Electra Palace Athens creates an exclusive atmosphere that sets it apart from the rest of the city, allowing guests to truly immerse themselves in this unique ambiance from 10:00 to 20:00.

Infinity Pool    Heated Pool    Indoor Pool    Rooftop Pool    Panoramic View Pool  

Number of pools 2

Pool 1 information:

Name of the pool: Outdoor Pool
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Business Hotel
Situated in the historic centre of Athens, this elegantly luxurious hotel features comfortable rooms and suites with a work desk, free Wi-Fi in all rooms and areas of the hotel, spacious meeting and event venues with all the necessary equipment for a business meeting, as well as a privileged location in the heart of the centre of Athens, with many means of transportation nearby.

5-Star Hotel
Marble-tiled bathrooms, jacuzzi bathtubs and custom furniture are but a few of the details that make the Electra Palace Athens luxuriously enjoyable.

Hotel with Panoramic View Pool
Situated in the heart of the city, Electra Palace Athens offers an outdoor pool that operates seasonally. This space provides a magnificent spectacle of the iconic Acropolis, presenting visitors with a chance to swim while taking in one of Greece's most famous landmarks.

This view truly takes center stage, making every dip in the pool a unique experience. Bathed in the Athenian sun, the panoramic vista of the Acropolis becomes a stunning backdrop to the pristine waters of the pool, promising unforgettable moments of relaxation and awe-inspiring beauty.

Hotel with Rooftop Pool
The rooftop pool at Electra Palace Athens redefines the concept of relaxation with a wealth of enticing offerings that invite you to luxuriate under the Mediterranean sun. As the soothing water envelops you, be prepared to have your senses heightened by the remarkable view that unfolds before you; the Acropolis and the charming Plaka district serve as the backdrop to this serene experience. Adding a touch of elegance is the availability of curated cocktails and snacks, seamlessly combining with the attentive service to create an exclusive atmosphere that is distinctly its own. This scenic oasis situated amidst the urban landscape of Athens elevates your vacation, making every moment an unforgettable encounter with tranquility and luxury.

Hotel with EV Charging Stations

Family Friendly Hotel
What percentage of your guests are families? Under 50%
Family-Friendly room types:
Connecting rooms (with intermediate door). Number: 8
One-bedroom apartments. Number: 4
Please suggest which room type a family with one child should choose and where the child will sleep:
Τρίκλινο, Junior σουίτα, σουίτα
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Romantic Hotel

Hotel near Nightlife Spots

Hotel with Free Wi-Fi

Hotel with Parking

EV charging stations  

Location of parking spaces:
At the basement(s). Number of spaces: 80
Cost of parking: 8€ η πρώτη ώρα/+1€ κάθε επόμενη
Self parking or valet parking?
Valet parking: Guests' vehicles are parked for them.
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Hotel with Gym
Size of the gym: 40 m2 (431 ft2)
Gym equipment:
Treadmill(s) - Stationery bicycle(s) - Rowing machine(s) - Elliptical(s) - etc. Number: 3
Training bench(es) - Dumbbell sets - Barbell sets - Kettlebells - etc.
Resistance bands - Balance trainers - etc.
Cost for using the gym: Free for guests
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Hotel with Infinity Pool

Hotel where Extra Health & Safety Measures Have Been Taken
Arrival
Do visitors need a health certificate (i.e. a test) prior to arrival?
Yes
Do you perform temperature checks upon guests' arrivals?
No
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Hotel with Indoor Pool

Hotel with Heated Pool

Room Types
Classic Single Room Classically decorated room with feeling, style, aesthetics and character of the old, aristocratic neighbourhood of Plaka. Amenities include air conditioning and central heating, a minibar, laptop-sized electronic safe, WiFi and satellite TV.

Classic Double Room Classically decorated room with feeling, style, aesthetics and character of the old, aristocratic neighbourhood of Plaka. Amenities include air conditioning and central heating, a minibar, laptop-sized electronic safe, WiFi and satellite TV.

Classic Triple Room Classically decorated room with feeling, style, aesthetics and character of the old, aristocratic neighbourhood of Plaka. Amenities include air conditioning and central heating, a minibar, laptop-sized electronic safe, WiFi and satellite TV.

Superior Double or Twin Room with Acropolis View Superior rooms offer more space and spectacular views of the Acropolis.

Presidential Suite The presidential suite offers large balcony with Acropolis view, private swimming pool and bathroom with steam bath.

Junior Suite with Acropolis View Junior Suites offer a seating area and balcony with Acropolis view.

Suite Acropolis View & Balcony Suites offer separate living room, balcony with view of the Acropolis.

Junior Suite with Garden View Junior Suites offer a seating area.

Classic Connecting Room Offering free toiletries and bathrobes, this triple room includes a private bathroom with a shower, a hairdryer and slippers. The spacious triple room offers air conditioning, soundproof walls, a minibar, a tea and coffee maker and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The unit has 6 beds.

Premium Room Garden View Featuring free toiletries and bathrobes, this twin/double room includes a private bathroom with a hairdryer and slippers. The air-conditioned twin/double room features a flat-screen TV with cable channels, soundproof walls, a minibar, a tea and coffee maker as well as garden views.

Superior Room Garden View Featuring free toiletries and bathrobes, this twin/double room includes a private bathroom with a hairdryer and slippers. The spacious air-conditioned twin/double room features a flat-screen TV with cable channels, soundproof walls, a minibar, a tea and coffee maker as well as garden views.

Premium Room Acropolis View & Balcony This air-conditioned double room is comprised of a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a private bathroom as well as a balcony with city views. The unit has 1 bed.

Guest Reviews
9.0
Excellent
Location
Electra Palace Athens has a superb location, situated right in the heart of Athens. It's within walking distance from all the major sights, tourist attractions and shopping streets, making it the perfect location for exploring Athens. The hotel is easily accessible, being located in a low traffic area and it's very quiet. The building has stunning views of the Acropolis from the restaurant. Additionally, there are plenty of paid parkings and several shopping and dining options nearby. The staff is helpful and friendly, making the location even more unbeatable. Whether you're interesting in seeing the old town or looking for a perfect place to stay, Electra Palace Athens is the ideal location for you.

Breakfast
Many guests rave about the breakfast at Electra Palace Athens with numerous described as superb, fabulous, amazing and excellent. Guests were impressed by the varied and delicious selection available with some enjoying the incredible view of the Acropolis while dining. While some felt that the breakfast room was too small, most agreed that the panoramic terrace offered a beautiful location for the morning meal. A few guests mentioned that the breakfast was repetitive, though the quality remained consistently high. The smoked salmon was a standout dish for some visitors. Overall, the breakfast offered at this five-star hotel was a highlight of many guests' stays.

Rooms
The rooms at Electra Palace Athens offer a range of experiences, from superb balconies with stunning views of the Acropolis to slightly smaller rooms without a view. For those seeking a traditional and elegant feel, the hotel's rooms are described as elegant and comfortable with large, spacious and clean rooms. The amenities provided in the rooms are plentiful with comfortable beds and plenty of space for charging devices. However, some rooms are a little outdated with tired furnishings and poor quality doors that don't close properly. Noise from other rooms is also a problem in some cases. Bathrooms can be hit or miss with some described as lovely, clean and spacious and others as terrible and extremely small. Overall, the hotel is praised for being very clean and beautiful with good-sized bedrooms, but it's important to choose the right room for your needs.

Beds
The Electra Palace Athens is a hotel with mixed reviews when it comes to its beds. Some guests found the beds to be very comfortable with a variety of pillows to choose from. However, some guests were disappointed - either the size of the bed was too small, they received two separate beds instead of a King size bed or they found the beds not so comfortable. Some also noted the inconvenience of having no plug next to the bed, while others mentioned that the twin beds couldn't be separated by more than a few inches. Overall, if you're only staying for a short time, like two nights, the beds at Electra Palace Athens could be sufficient.

Cleanliness
Guests have consistently praised the cleanliness of Electra Palace Athens. With comments such as "spotlessly clean" and "exceptionally clean," it's clear that the hotel takes pride in maintaining a tidy atmosphere. The housekeeping staff is especially praised for their attention to detail with some guests noting that their rooms were cleaned three times a day. Additionally, the spa facilities and guest rooms are all immaculate and pleasantly scented. While some guests found the bathrooms to be small, they still commented on the cleanliness of these spaces. Overall, guests can expect a very clean and well-maintained hotel during their stay at Electra Palace Athens.

Staff
The staff at Electra Palace Athens is nothing short of amazing! From the reception desk to the breakfast room, the housekeeping team to the concierge, all staff members are incredibly professional and gracious. They are attentive, helpful and always smiling, making for an impeccable service experience. The front desk staff, in particular, are exceptionally friendly and accommodating with special thanks to Irene and Nikos from the restaurant who went above and beyond to provide exceptional service. While some guests have mentioned that a few staff members could be moody or rude, the overwhelming majority of reviews praise the polite, kind and warm-hearted nature of the staff. The location and service at the hotel also receive high marks from guests, who appreciate the central location and top-class service. While some breakfast staff members were reportedly a bit rude, this is a minor footnote compared to the exceptional service provided by the rest of the staff. Overall, Electra Palace Athens is an unbeatable hotel for those in search of wonderful staff and top-quality service.

Spa
The Electra Palace Athens boasts a complimentary spa with a booking system that ensures individualized attention. While some guests found the spa to be limited, others raved about the excellent facilities and trained physiotherapists. The indoor pool and jacuzzi were particularly impressive, adding to the overall relaxing atmosphere of the spa. Booking is required to make use of the sauna, fitness center and indoor pool. Despite some complaints about the layout of the spa, many guests enjoyed the experience and made use of the wellness center.

Pool
If you're looking for a spot to take a dip in Athens, Electra Palace has plenty of options. While the outdoor pool may be closed, guests can still enjoy the indoor pool, which is a nice addition to the hotel's facilities. The rooftop pool is a must-see with breathtaking views of the city that provide the perfect backdrop for a swim. However, keep in mind that the pool temperature can be hit or miss with some guests finding it too cold. The jacuzzi is also part of the pool and does not function independently. Despite some minor setbacks, the pool area is clean and relaxing with fantastic facilities all around. The only downside is that there aren't enough beds to accommodate everyone. But with friendly staff, amazing food and incredible views throughout the hotel, Electra Palace is worth a visit for any traveler seeking a comfortable and enjoyable stay in Athens.

5 Star
Electra Palace Athens is a beautiful 5-star hotel, perfect for a short but busy family trip. It offers exceptional facilities and services that are expected of a luxurious hotel. The hotel's central location makes it a convenient place to stay and the staff is always willing to offer their assistance. The view from the hotel is breathtaking and it truly is worth its 5-star status. Although there are two 5-star Electra hotels, the Electra Palace Athens is exceptional and certainly lives up to its reputation as an excellent 5-star hotel.

Rooftop Pool
The Electra Palace Athens hotel boasts of an amazing rooftop with breathtaking views of the Acropolis. Guests have raved about the rooftop pool and restaurant as well as the breakfast area which allows them to enjoy their meals with the sun warming them up. The rooftop not only provides stunning views but also serves as the perfect location to explore downtown. Whether you're in Athens in summer or not, the hotel's rooftop will definitely be a highlight of your stay.

Luxury
Electra Palace Athens is an elegant hotel located in the heart of the beautiful city of Athens. The very central location and excellent 5-star rating make it a great choice for anyone seeking a luxurious stay in the city. Guests have described the hotel as comfortable yet luxurious with fantastic facilities and beautiful rooms. The hotel staff have also received high praise for being super friendly and helpful, adding to the overall enjoyable experience. It's a nice property that offers clean rooms and great staff. The location is great as it's in the center of Athens making it easily accessible. Some guests felt that the hotel was beautiful but not necessarily a true 5-star rating. Nonetheless, the great location and luxury experience definitely make Electra Palace Athens a great choice for anyone visiting Athens.


Yes, Electra Palace Athens has pool(s) that belong to one or more of the following categories: Infinity Pool, Heated Pool, Indoor Pool, Rooftop Pool, Panoramic View Pool. For more information, read the answers to the Pool questionnaire

Yes, a spa is available at Electra Palace Athens. For more information, read the answers to the Spa questionnaire

No, Electra Palace Athens doesn't allow dogs.

Yes, parking facilities are available at Electra Palace Athens. For more information, read the answers to the Parking questionnaire

Yes, Electra Palace Athens has a gym. For more information, read the answers to the Gym questionnaire

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