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Electra Palace Athens


Electra Palace Athens

18 - 20 N Nikodimou Street, , Athens, Attiki, Greece


Insider Tip

Electra Palace Hotel Athens oldest residential quarter, is packed with neo-classical buildings, erected after Greece won independence from the Turks in 1834. Though mainly designed by foreigners, they were intended to affirm the national identity and were inspired by ancient Greek design principles. After decades of neglect, rich Athenians and foreigners have began restoring them to their former splendour.


Convenient setting
Set in the district of Plaka on a quiet side street, this Athens hotel is near the new Acropolis Museum, Zappeion Exhibition Hall, The Roman Agora, and 500 metres from Syntagma Square's metro station to the Athens Airport.
Renovated rooms
In the heart of the old city, the hotel has 150 fully renovated rooms and suites, plus restaurant, bar, and garden.
Fitness, spa facilities
Extensive fitness facilities include indoor pool, steam bath, spa tub, sauna, gym, and massage room.
Property Location A stay at Electra Palace Athens places you in the heart of Athens, steps from Adrianou Street and 3 minutes by foot from Ermou Street. This 5-star hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Shopping Street and 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 154 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.
Amenities Take time to pamper yourself with a visit to the full-service spa. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a health club, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).
Dining Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. This hotel has 5 meeting rooms available for events. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

What to expect:

Glass doors open into a large, airy marble lobby with an oak reception desk, sofas and low-level tables where tourists and businesspeople congregate. The hotel facade has been restored to match the neo-classical style of the Plaka area.


ATH - Athens El. Venizelos Airport

Room Info

Room Overview

This seven-floor hotel has 150 rooms divided between two wings - the old and the new; room sizes and furnishings are the same in each. Rooms are decorated in muted tones of either misty green, misty blue or beige, with heavy fabric bedcovers and curtains, and sofas in a contrasting colour. Entrance lobbies have wooden floors, while the rest of the room is carpeted. Beds, wardrobes and desks are made of oak. Walls are adorned with oil paintings by Greek artists. All rooms have minibars, laptop-sized safes, high-speed Internet connections, and satellite TV with pay movies. Bathrooms of grey or cream marble have combined baths and showers, white bathrobes and slippers, hair dryers, and makeup mirrors. Some rooms have furnished balconies. Interconnecting rooms are available on request. Three floors of the hotel are completely non-smoking.



  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mobile key entry
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Pillow menu
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Non-Smoking
  • Free WiFi
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Separate sitting area
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Sofa bed
  • Shower only
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Separate bedroom
  • Private pool
  • No rollaway/extra beds
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Property Amenities

The spa features a fitness centre and indoor pool with jetted tub, plus cubicles for the sauna and steam bath, and massages (surcharge). It is open to hotel guests only. The hotel has three meeting rooms and a banquet hall, all with audio-visual equipment. There is small business centre, open 24 hours, next to reception. High-speed Wireless Internet is available throughout the building (surcharge). The underground parking garage can accommodate up to 120 cars.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Elevator
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Business center
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Steam room
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Sauna
  • Health club
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Wheelchair accessible – no
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Garden
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Year Built - 1973
  • Total number of rooms - 154
  • Number of floors - 8
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1


Guests of the Electra Palace enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning.

Motivo Restaurant
Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a Mediterranean menu and Greek wines. Chef's specialities include Pork Fillet in Cream and Mushroom Sauce, and Fresh Sole Cooked with Butter, Lemon and Parsley. The dining room has natural light from two sides, with the front opening onto the walled garden with palm trees; parquet floor, oak sideboards and green upholstered chairs.
Duck Tail Bar
Wide selection of beers, spirits, cocktails, coffees, and soft drinks; all-day menu of hot and cold sandwiches. Oak bar lined with high stools, plus oak tables and Chesterfield leather sofas, Persian carpet. Garden terrace open for drinks and snacks in summer.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Adrianou Street - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Ermou Street - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Shopping Street - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Syntagma Square - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Athens National Garden - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Choragic Monument of Lysicrates - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Tower of the Winds - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Athens Gallery - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Greek Evangelical Church - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Arch of Hadrian - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
National Historical Museum - 0.6 km / 0.3 mi
Hellenic Parliament - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Zappeion Hall - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Temple of Olympian Zeus - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi

The preferred airport for Electra Palace Athens is Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (ATH) - 32.3 km / 20.1 mi

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