Apt in Athens-Pool & Acropolis view
Floor No.6(with elevator)
- Family/child friendly
- Air conditioning
- Parking available
- Elevator in building
|Address||Irakleidon, 11851 Athens, Greece|
|Response time||A few hours|
AURA derives from the energy which you will be experiencing as a visitor.
First and most important is the energy that flows from the Acropolis of Athens. The view to it is stunning from the living room and the bedroom as well as from the roof top terrace and the swimming pool. It also derives from the renewable geothermal and solar energy systems that were designed to insure heating and cooling, domestic hot water production and swimming pool heating in an environment-friendly way. Last but not least, positive energy is emitted from your hosts and owners who are trying not just to be accommodating but treat you as their own guests. It is only normal the mix has created the Acropolis Unique Residence Apartments.
The apartment is situated on the 6th floor. To visit Athens, it is ideally located in the area of Thission, a residential area at close proximity to all major points of interest during your stay.
Thission is actually the most appealing of all neighborhoods in the center of Athens, for visitors as well as for Athenians. It combines the serenity of the archaeological sites, the pedestrian streets, the neoclassical houses, the museums and art galleries, with the lively cafes and bars, the Athenian family walks during the weekends, and the open air craft market.
The apartment is literally 10 minutes’ walk from the Acropolis, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Acropolis museum and other sites, through Apostolou Pavlou and Dionyssiou Areopagitou pedestrian streets. They are characterized as offering one the top most beautiful city walks in Europe. A variety of shops (grocery, bakery, bookstore and many others) as well as some excellent tavernas / restaurants and cafes are found at a 2minutes walk from the penthouse. The owner will be happy to suggest them to you. And if you wish to experience an open air movie theater, Athens Cine Thission has been rated by BBC as one of the 10 most beautiful cinemas in the world (open May-September).
The apartment has direct access to a private terrace refreshed with potted herbs and a cozy little corner to enjoy some nice appetizers. It also leads to the roof top terrace and the swimming pool which are shared with another AURA apartment. The olive, orange and lemon trees and the bevy of chirping birds complement the amazing view to the Acropolis, to the Athens Observatory and to the whole of Attica till the south sea coast. The swimming pool is enjoyed throughout the year as it is heated and covered during the winter season. A unique feeling no other apartment offers in Athens’ historic centre.
The view to the Acropolis especially at night is stunning from the living room’s sofa as from your pillows when you decide to rest after a wonderful day of exploration.
Amenities also include:
Heating and cooling through fun coils, free Wi-Fi and satellite TV, CD and DVD players. The kitchen is fully equipped with ceramic hobs, electric oven, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, cutlery, dishes and pans, kettle, French coffee maker, and toaster. Bed linen and bath towels are provided. A spacious walk in closet is designed to make your stay even more comfortable and to keep your luggage, ironing board and iron out of the way. Private parking is available for free in the building’s parking lot, upon request. Finally a spacious elevator serves the 6th floor.
Your hosts, genuine, openhearted Athenians will treat you with the traditional Greek hospitality and will be happy to arrange for you tailor made day trips, in and around Athens. A number of services are available upon request at an extra but very reasonable cost, including cleaning service and breakfast served at the apartment or personal trainer and spa treatments.
6.5% VAT is already included in the price.
Airport transport or any other transport is available upon demand at an additional but very reasοnable cost.
|Price for > 2 guests||32 € per guest/night extra|
|Check-in after||On arrangement|
|Check-in before||On arrangement|
|Check-out before||On arrangement|
French for "bobo", the place is ideal for the first view (exceptional), then the situation (quiet and 3 minutes walk from "peripatos" path that goes around the Acropolis ). For the hostess Marianne attentive and fluent French. And for "Terrace" surrounded by plants and trees which grow 2 which act as umbrella and a rooftop swimming pool that allows a necessary relaxation after hot days of sightseeing. Our favorite heart of the 5-occupied housing during our stay in Greece (tied with another). Thank you to Marianne.
Pour les français "bobo", l'endroit est idéal, pour la vue d'abord (d'exception), la situation ensuite ( calme et à 3 mn à pieds du "peripatos" : chemin qui fait le tour de l'Acropole). Pour l'hôtesse : Marianne attentive et parlant couramment français. Et puis, pour "la Terrasse" entourée de plantes et sur laquelle poussent 2 oliviers qui font office de parasol et une piscine sur le toit qui permet une détente nécessaire après de chaudes journées de visites. Notre coup de cœur parmi les 5 logements occupés pendant notre séjour en Grèce(à égalité avec un autre). Merci à Marianne.
Ons verblijf in dit appartement was fantastisch! Bij aankomst werden we hartelijk, persoonlijk ontvangen door de eigenaresse. Ook de transfer van het vliegveld was geregeld. Dit appartement heeft een magnifiek uitzicht, zowel overdag als 's nachts. wij hadden het geluk dat het volle maan was, en de volle maan boven de Acropolis stond boven een zilver omrande wolk! Het appartement ligt in een zeer vriendelijke straat met vele leuke koffiehuisjes en restaurantjes en op loopafstand van het centrum en metro- en treinstation. Met de metro ben je in 20 minuten aan zee, comfortabel reizen, voor een zeer goedkoop tarief.
De inrichting van het appartement en terras zijn weloverwogen, stijlvol, praktisch en de slaapplaatsen prima. We hebben genoten! Een dikke tien.
Amazing clean and cozy apartment with everything you need. great and save area, we really enjoyed the stay and can warmly recommend George as a host ;-))
Laura, Kathi, Line and Peter
This apartment is located in a very nice area, which is fast reachable from historical places of Athens, mainly by taxi (5-10 minutes by car from Acropolis area). The owner of an apartment was very nice: he organized the transportation for both ways, from and to the airport.
The flat was very clean and also had everything necessary for a good stay: equipped kitchen (coffee machine, fridge, kettle, oven, microwave oven and etc.), big balcony with panoramic view of Athens and small cozy table for having an early breakfast or a late dinner outside. Rooms had very comfortable beds and furniture to place all belongs. From one bedroom it was possible to even see the night view of Acropolis. Even though it was necessary to turn ON the water heating to take a shower, water from a tap was still very warm without it, therefore it was never used during the stay. It was a pleasure to spend 5 days in the city of Athens accommodating in George's Flat . I recommend you to spend your time in Athens staying in this apartment.
George was an excellent house manager, replied quickly and in detail for each request. The house is very nice, quite and clean, very bright with a fantastic view on Athens's harbour and more. Everything worked well. Pireaus area is not so comfortable to get beaches and Acropoli (it took about 45/55 minutes) but you can easily get buses and the metro stop is about 10' far away.
To make it simple: the house was a WRECK (broken chairs, 3 chairs for a house for 10, 1 bathroom instead of 2, dirty floors, dirty stuff in the cupboards, dirty plastic bottles near the pool, ... ). We called George to complain and to tell him that we would not stay in the house (we were with children), and managed to talk to him.
BUT, that was the only contact that we had: he did not return our following calls to discuss refund. We left him several messages but he did bot care.
In the end we did not stay in the house.
George is a great host, his apartment is very pleasant and robust. If you are looking to stay in that area, then it is the best place to stay. George was very attentive to my needs and made everything possible to accommodate my desires.
Lovely apartment - couple of broken items which I am sure will have been dealt with by George's efficient team by the next stay. The location is too far from the metro for a comfortable walk in 37+ heat! Easy walk beside the block through a wee park to the main road and immediate access to taxis. We paid around €6 to the centre of Athens and with 3 of us that was fine. The bus stops there too. Shame the satellite dish blocks the view of the Acropolis from the balcony - lovely view from the bedroom window! We sat out a couple of times but it was so hot we were thankful for the air conditioning inside. All in all a good flat in a quiet location. Transfers were easy to arrange with George's drivers and I would recommend the apartment as a good choice for anyone who doesn't want to stay in the city centre which can be noisy and very busy.
I would definately recommed the Apartment to everyone. It is fully renovated and modern decorated. George was a perfect Host and always very helpful.
The location is unbeatable for sure. Great Areas like Plaka, Acropolis, Monastiraki, Kolonaki are all within walking distance, from 1 minute away to a maximum of 15 minutes.
Athens in general is allways worth it to go there.
Thanks George. See you next time in Athens.
The apartment Georges offers is excellent. The interior is very nice and the 3 bethrooms are specious. The balcony gives you a great view over Athens and the harbour and so is a nice spot to relaxe after a long day of sight seeing.
The metro station Ag. Dimitrios is only a 15 minutes walk, and from there it is an easy ride to Athens centre. Supermarkets are just a 5 minutes walk away to do some shopping.
George gave a very good support on questions / demands from our side.
Best regards Paul de Jonge
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