Xpat Recommendation: Great Weekend Break In Athens

  • 28 Mar 2015 7:30 AM
Xpat Recommendation: Great Weekend Break In Athens
Athens is still a really great place for a weekend break, for shopping, sight seeing, relaxing and more. Who hasn't heard of the marvelous Acropolis? Nominated as one of the 7 wonders of our modern world, you can see it from your room if you stay at the Hilton in Athens. The Holy Rock of Acropolis dates back to the 5th BC, today it's still well worth seeing. Athens itself has seen times of boom and decline, but it shines with grace and a gaze set on the future, sparkling like the marble of the Parthenon.

Relaxing Reasons To Stay At Hilton Athens

Visit to experience a perfect blend of antiquity and modernity at the Hilton Athens. It's situated in a prime location overlooking the ancient Acropolis and the unmistakable Athens cityscape, the hotel features spacious, modern accommodation, plus three fabulous swimming pools, and the highly recommended tranquil Hiltonia Spa.

Just 25 minutes from Athens International Airport by direct subway, the Hilton Athens hotel represents a perfect base from which to explore the wonders of ancient Greece, from the Agora and the Parthenon, to the nearby Acropolis and some of the world's finest museums.

Athens is a sprawling and vivacious metropolis, with plenty to do and see. Get to know the hottest spots and events in the city, many of which are located within walking distance of the Hilton Athens hotel. And remember, a number of the most important cultural, social and business events take place in the Hilton Athens hotel.

Stay in a Hilton Athens hotel Guest Room and you’ll enjoy extraordinary five-star style and sophistication, as well as a wealth of convenient amenities. Featuring stunning contemporary décor and an abundance of natural daylight, your fabulous Guest Room at the Hilton Athens hotel showcases a distinct emphasis on comfort, elegance and tasteful luxury.

Leave the stress of the day behind with a glass of wine or a bite to eat from the fabulous Room Service menu, or simply re-energize in the plush marble bathroom, which features a bathtub and walk-in shower.

Catch up with work at your desk and ergonomic chair, surf the web or keep in contact with friends and colleagues with the high speed internet access, or enjoy exceptional views of the imposing Lycabettus Hill from your spacious balcony.

Recharge After Sightseeing At Hiltonia Spa

Soothe away your stresses and strains at the Hilton Athens hotel's tranquil Hiltonia Spa, the perfect place in which to recharge your batteries after a busy day's sightseeing.

Take a leisurely dip in Hiltonia’s heated indoor pool, stay in shape or take a class at the fully-equipped fitness suite; or unwind in the sauna, steam room or thermal spa.

Pamper yourself at the Hiltonia Spa with the range of Cinq Mondes and Symmetria Spa Treatments, from rejuvenating massages to fabulous facials and youth-enhancing body scrubs and wraps.

All guests staying in suites or executive rooms, as well as all Silver, Gold and Diamond HHonors members have free access to the Hiltonia facilities. For all the other guests, an extra charge will apply.

Indulge In Contemporary Style At Galaxy Restaurant

Enjoy stunning views of the ancient Acropolis under a spectacular canopy of stars at the rooftop Galaxy Restaurant & Bar.  Galaxy is a favorite hang-out among celebrities and guests at the Hilton Athens hotel. Early evening brings a cool, eclectic clientele, who sip local cocktails and boutique-brand drinks while listening to hip music and enjoying the incredible views from the open-air terrace.

Discover a unique dining experience where authentic Mediterranean cuisine is fused with an international flair. Enjoy premium meat cuts, savour a wide variety of sushi and taste delicious seasonal salads in an unbeatable environment overlooking the city of Athens.

In February 2015, Galaxy was ranked as one of World's 10 Best Rooftop Bars by Premier Traveler magazine. XpatLoop really recommends you make it part of your stay in Athens, incredible food, drinks and views, truly a must, indulge yourself.

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