The friendly environment of Athinais is based on the family character of the business and the personal care of its owners.
The core of our philosophy is that quality doesn't have to come at a high price. We constantly try to keep up with the needs and demands of our guests. Our goal is to make our guests' experience in Athinais a reason to choose us again.
With access to public transportation, Athinais offers 84 renovated and fully equipped rooms (smoking & non smoking and rooms for the disabled). It also offers fully equipped rooms for events, a business center, free wireless internet and a reading area. Our new "8am- 11pm" brasserie is a perfect place for both social and business meetings. It offers delicious dishes and a variety of hot and cold drinks.
The name of the hotel was taken from Athinais, empress of the Eastern Roman Empire. She was the daughter of the Athenian philosopher Leontius, and lived in the 5th century A.D. She was christened Eudocia and was married to emperor Theodosios II (421 A.D). Athinais promoted the Greek culture and language in the Empire. She used her influence to protect Pagans and Jews. She was the founder of the “Pandidaktirion” in Constantinople (425 A.D.), which was a school of philosophy, rhetoric, Latin and Greek.
Athinais Hotel was built in 1977 and renovated in 2006. It is located in the heart of Athens next to Mavili square, 10 min. walk from kolonaki area, the most popular commercial and shopping area. Just 2 min walk to the Athens Concert Hall and Venizelos Park, 15 min from the National Gallery. Syntagma square which is aside Plaka (the oldest area of Athens) as well as Monastiraki (traditional market) is 10 min with the metro & 15 min by taxi & bus. Lycabettus, a hill with the nicest view of Athens is 5 min by taxi.
Our hotel offers 84 renovated rooms on six floors. All rooms are fully equipped to satisfy our guests’ needs. Each room has individual climate control, soundproof double glazed windows, fire proof doors and its own balcony. There are exclusively non smoking floors as well as rooms for disabled.
Room amenities :
- * Bath tab/shower
- * Shampoo & shower gel
- * Hair-dryer
- * Satellite T.V
- * TV Flat screen
- * Refrigerator
- * Complimentary mineral water upon arrival
- * Direct dial phone
- * Free Wireless internet access
- * Laundry/dry cleaning
- * Room service
- * Daily housekeeping
- * Individual climate control
- * Soundproof double glazed windows
- * Fire proof doors
- * Electronic key card locks
- * Balcony
- * Non smoking floors
- * Rooms for disabled
- * Wake up call
- * Baby cot available upon request
Business Center :
If you need space to work, on mezzanine you will find round the clock our business center.
- * Computer
- * Printer
- * Scanner
- * Free Wireless internet
Fax and photocopy service is available at the hotel lobby.
" 8am - 11pm Cafe "
Enjoy your coffee with our delicious pastries. For those of you who want a bite, fresh salads and light meals will satisfy your taste ...
A perfect place for early meetings, lunch breaks and relaxing afternoon drinks.
Open hours: 08:00 - 23:00
*Our kitchen is functioning according to HACCP specifications
Landmarks & attractions
* Athens Concert Hall, . Sofias Ave. & P. Kokkalis
Tel: 210 7282000 (www.megaron.gr)
The Athens Concert Hall was founded in 1991 and was acknowledged as one of the most important cultural centers of Europe. This multipurpose building is used for concerts, opera, ballet, theatre performances as well as conferences and congresses.
* Eleftherias Park, Vas. Sofias Ave.
Eleftherias Park is one of the biggest in Athens. Eleftherios Venizelos Museum, which is dedicated to the great Greek statesman, is situated in the Park.
* National Gallery of Athens, 50 Vas. Constantinou Kolonaki
210 7211010 (www.nationalgallery.gr)
The National Art Gallery and Alexandros Soutzos Museum, the most important institution in Greece devoted to the subject of the history of Greek and Western European art has been in operation, in its present form, since 1976. It has an important permanent collection as well as interesting temporarily exhibitions.
* Byzantine & Christian Museum, 22 Vas. Sofias Kolonaki
210 7211027 (www.Irf.gr)
The Byzantine Museum was founded in 1914. The Museum has a very strong collection of Byzantine icons, mosaics, sculptures and other forms of religious art from Greece and Asia Minor.
* War Museum of Athens, 2 Rizari str Ilissia
210 7252974 (www.culture.gr)
The War museum of Athens exhibits Greek Military History from antiquity to the present time and includes a variety of war items. In the external area of the museum war items and aircrafts of all periods are exhibited.
* Benaki Museum, 1 Koubari str. Kolonaki
210 7228321 (www.benaki.gr)
The Benaki Museum was founded by Anthony Benakis in 1930 and is the largest independent museum in Greece. It is the first Greek museum which came into being through a collector’s love for his country. Its displays illustrate Greek art from Prehistoric times up until the 20th entury.
* Museum of Cycladic Art, Vas. Sofias & 1 Irodotou str.
210 7228321 (www.cycladic-m.gr)
The Museum of Cycladic Art was founded in 1986 in order to house the private collection of Nicholas and Aikaterini Goulandris. The Museum is dedicated to Ancient Greek Art with a special interest in the Prehistoric Art from the Cycladic Islands.