relaxed, quiet area, next to all historic and cultural spots.
Lovely room in historic center
KEY FEATURES • Very central location, heart of historic center of Athens • Vintage traditional house • Private courtyard • Quiet street • Recently renovated • Fully equipped • Beautiful, safe neighborhood. • Ideal location to discover Athens on foot/ bicycle • Easy public transport access to most areas of Athens (metro, tram, trolley, bus) • Free WI-FI internet • A supermarket (open till 23.00 daily) and bakeries are across the road. THE HOUSE Vintage house, a fully equipped two bedroom apartment (double beds), recently renovated in a lovely, independent 19th century two-storey house – one of the few of its kind in the center of Athens. The 97 sq.meters apartment is on the ground floor of the house, with its own private entrance.and can accommodate 2 persons. It consists of two bedrooms, a living room with a sofa-bed, a dining room, a fully equipped kitchen and a bathroom. One of its most enchanting features is the private courtyard –for your exclusive use– where you can enjoy your meals or relax after a long day of visits. Located on a delightful, quiet street, you will enjoy the incomparable peace and quiet, away from the noise of the bustling city, although you are in the very heart of Athens. The house’s traditional architecture, with its thick stone walls, provides a natural shelter from extreme temperatures both in summer and winter. Also there is a gas unit for direct warm water, cooking and independent heating. Many amenities will make your stay enjoyable: * Free Wi-Fi internet. * TV with dvd player and home cinema audio system. * A selection of DVD movies (all in English or original language w/ optional subtitles). *Dish washing machine * Washing machine. * Hair dryer. * Fresh linen and towels. * Free telephone (local calls only) THE ROOM The 25 sq.meters room, has a doudle bedroom, a vintage style office desk, heating, TV and a telephone. THE LOCATION Thissio is the name of a neighborhood in downtown Athens northwest of the Acropolis. Its name derives from the Temple of Hephaestus, also known as Τhiseio, as it was, in earlier times, considered a temple of Theseus. The area has cafes and meeting points, which are most crowded during summer, and is also served by the nearby metro station of the same name. Thissio, is a taste of old Athens, where streets are shaded by flowering trees, lined with neoclassical houses with tiled roofs and charming courtyards, It's one of the most beautiful neighborhoods to explore in the city, with excellent dining and nightlife options. YOUR HOSTS As your hosts, we aim to provide you not only with a top quality stay, but also with all the information and assistance you need before and during your travel to understand contemporary Greece and truly enjoy a hassle-free holiday. We’ll be more than happy to share our best tips, from restaurants to trendy bars and from charming shops to less known but worthy sights. GETTING AROUND The house is ideally located to experience Athens on foot – you can drop by the house for a short rest, to drop your shopping bags or have a quick lunch before continuing with your day. Athens’ most important sights and landmarks are within walking reach: • Acropolis and Acropolis Museum 10 mins • Ancient Agora 5mins • Zappeion / National Gardens 15 mins • Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaro) 20 mins • Temple of Olympian Zeus 15 mins • Plaka 15 mins • Syntagma (Parliament) square 15 mins ACCESS & PUBLIC TRANSPORT Transportation and access is easy to/from the Airport and Piraeus harbor either by car/taxi or by public transport: * Next to Keramikos metro station (8 min walk), with direct connection to Athens international airport (40 min.) * Next to Thissio metro station (5 min walk), with direct connection to the port of Pireas (15 min) * Next to Acropolis and the Herodus Atticus Odeon where most of the performances of the Athens Festival take place. * Next to Segway and Hop On - Hop Off Bus. LANGUAGES • English.
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