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10 gay friendly hotels in Athens where you will feel at home

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Athens is a beautiful city in southern Europe and a city packed with ancient sights. Athens has a lively gay scene in contrast with other more conservative parts of Greece. Athens has a small and compact gay scene where you will find several bars and clubs. Most of the gay venues are located in the Gazi district, especially in- and around Keleou Street. Most hotels are situated close to the city center, around the Acropolis. However it is easy to visit the Gazi district by public transport or by taxi.

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1. Hotel King George

★★★★★   Rated 9,1/10   From €244 per night show on map
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  • GAY STANDARDS

Hotel King George is situated at a great location in Athens. From the hotel you can see the Acropolis. The Acropolis, the Parthenon and the famous Plaka district are less than one kilometer from Hotel King George. The hotel features excellent facilities and spacious rooms decorated in a classic style. From the airport it is easy to get to the hotel by subway. The Syntagma Subway Station is just 200 meters from the hotel. To most of Athens' gay venues is a walk of 30 minutes from Hotel King George, but via subway station Syntagma Square it will only take you 10 minutes.

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2. Hotel Fresh

★★★★☆   Rated 8,7/10   From €100 per night show on map
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Hotel Fresh is a popular hotel, close to the city center of Athens. The design hotel offers spacious rooms with free wireless internet, a sauna, gym and a rooftop terrace with pool and fantastic views over Athens and the Acropolis. From the hotel it is easy to visit the many tourist attractions of Athens by public transport. Hotel Fresh is situated a 20-minute walk away from the Gazi district, where you will find most of Athens' gay bars. Closer to the hotel are the gay saunas Flex and Ira Baths and the Athinaikon Cinema cruise club.

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3. A for Athens

☆☆☆☆☆   Rated 9,0/10   From €113 per night show on map
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A for Athens is at an excellent location, close to the city center of Athens, the Plaka district and many sights around the Acropolis. From the hotel it is a 15 minute walk to the top of the Acropolis, the return journey will take only 10 minutes. The rooms at A for Athens are well taken care off, some of which even have a private terrace overlooking the Acropolis. The hotel also features a restaurant and a lovely terrace. It is an almost 20 minute walk to most gay bars, or one stop from Monastiraki Metro Station, this station is a few minute walk from hotel A for Athens. Close to the hotel you will find café Rooster, which opens at nine o'clock in the morning.

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4. Electra Palace Athens

★★★★★   Rated 8,8/10   From €150 per night show on map
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Electra Palace Athens is a luxurious hotel in the popular Plaka district of Athens. The hotel offers excellent facilities such as a wellness center, an indoor pool, a rooftop terrace with swimming pool, a garden with terrace and a gym. The rooms are spacious, the more expensive rooms have a private balcony or terrace overlooking the Acropolis. To the Acropolis is a 15-minute walk from the hotel and to Syntagma Square is just a five minute walk. From Syntagma Square you have excellent connections to Gazi, where most gay bars and clubs are located.

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5. Royal Olympic Hotel

★★★★★   Rated 8,3/10   From €104 per night show on map
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  • GAY STANDARDS

The Royal Olympic Hotel is close to the Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Dionysus Theater and the Plaka district of Athens. This central location makes the hotel an ideal choice for exploring Athens. In addition, the Royal Olympic Hotel has spacious rooms and excellent facilities such as an outdoor swimming pool, a garden with terrace and a gym. Free Wi-Fi is also available. Most gay bars and clubs are a little further away from the Royal Olympic Hotel. Walking around takes you about 35 minutes, which is another nice walk through Athens. By metro, it is 20 minutes from Acropolis Metro Station.

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6. Acropolis Royal Penthouse

☆☆☆☆☆   Rated 9,6/10   From €150 per night show on map
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The Acropolis Royal Penthouse is een zeer goede keus voor je verblijf in Athene. Het appartement van ongeveer 150m2 beschikt over twee ruime slaapkamers, een balkon, een groot terras en een prachtig uitzicht over de Acropolis. Het appartement ligt een kilometer bij de Akropolis vandaan. Ook ligt metrostation Thissio op slechts enkele minuten lopen bij het appartement vandaan, waardoor je gemakkelijk van het vliegveld met de metro naar het appartement kunt reizen. Ook de verschillende homo gelegenheden in de wijk Gazi liggen op loopafstand van de Acropolis Royal Penthouse. Vanaf het appartement is het een wandeling van ongeveer 15 minuten.

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7. The Margi

★★★★★   Rated 8,7/10   From €152 per night show on map
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The Margi is een uitstekend alternatief voor een strand vakantie in Griekenland. Het luxueuze hotel ligt ongeveer 20 kilometer bij Athene vandaan en op slechts vijf minuten lopen van het strand. The Margi biedt ruime kamers die stijlvol zijn ingericht en beschikken over alle faciliteiten die horen bij een exclusief hotel. Sommige kamers hebben een schitterend uitzicht over de Egeïsche Zee. Naast prachtige kamers beschikt het hotel ook over Wellness center, een binnen- en buitenzwembad, een fitness center en een uitstekende bar en restaurant. Daarnaast kunnen er fietsen worden gehuurd om de omgeving te verkennen en ook niet onbelangrijk er is overal gratis draadloos internet beschikbaar in The Margi.

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8. New Hotel

★★★★★   Rated 8,9/10   From €202 per night show on map
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The New Hotel is located just 200 meters away from Syntagma Square and its nearby subway station, and very close to the famous Plaka district, the main shopping streets and to Athens' most famous attractions, such as the Acropolis and the Parthenon. Due its favorable location relative to the subway station it is easy to travel by subway from the airport to the New Hotel. From Syntagma Subway Station, it is two stops to Gazi, where most of Athens gay clubs and bars are located. The New Hotel is a design hotel with excellent facilities, well designed rooms, a hammam and a gym. In addition, you have access to free wireless internet all across the hotel.

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9. O&B Athens Boutique Hotel

★★★★☆   Rated 9,1/10   From €110 per night show on map
  • GAY FRIENDLY
  • GAY LOCATION

The O&B Athens Boutique Hotel is a small boutique hotel in the city center of Athens. This hotel is both a convenient as a base for visiting tourist attractions, as well as for discovering the local gay scene. The O & B Athens Boutique Hotel is the second closest hotel to the gay scene (only the Jason Inn is closer by). From the hotel it is a fifteen minute walk to the gay scene in the Gazi area. To the Acropolis and the surrounding attractions is also a 15-minute walk. The rooms of O & B Athens Boutique Hotel are on the small side, but this is more than compensated by the friendly and helpful staff.

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10. Jason Inn

★★★☆☆   Rated 7,6/10   From €66 per night show on map
  • GAY FRIENDLY
  • GAY LOCATION

The Jason Inn is an affordable choice for your stay in Athens and has been a popular accommodation for years. The hotel is situated close to both the popular tourist attractions as well as most gay venues in Athens. It's only a ten minute walk from the Jason Inn to Keleou Street where you will find several gay bars. From the hotel it is also a short walk to public transport, Thissio Metro Station is only 300 meters away. The Jason Inn features clean, small rooms with free wireless internet. There is also a rooftop terrace with stunning views over Athens. At the rooftop terrace breakfast is served in the morning (during the summer months).

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